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Snow Art: Much Cooler Than Crop Circles

Crop circles are so 1990s. Nowadays, my favorite mysterious, creative phenomenon is snow art. Did aliens make it? Does it indicate some old druid structure hidden beneath the snow? Or is it just down to some insanely creative artist?

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How a Man Survived Without Food For Two Months in a Snow-Buried Car

When a Swedish man drove down a deserted forest road near Umeaa, Sweden last December 19th, he was probably looking forward to Christmas. But that day, his car somehow became buried under a mountain of snow. He was trapped there for two months, suffering insanely low temperatures, with no access to food. Last Sunday, he was discovered. Alive. But how?

The First Ever Seated Ski Back Flip

By Jamie Condliffe on at

When Josh Dueck broke his back in 2004 during a skiing accident, few people thought he'd ski again. He defied expectations, though, and began using a Sit Ski — a mono-ski contraption used by paraplegics — to cruise down the slopes. That wasn't enough though, so he decided he had to attempt something a little more crazy: the first seated ski back flip.

Don't Look Down

By Sam Gibbs on at

Blimey, that was close. As a snowmobile rider goes racing off-piste, he almost plummets to his death as a huge chunk of snow breaks off right in front of him on the edge of a massive cliff – all captured by his helmet cam.