Baby, It’s Very Cold Outside! And Pseudo-Science Has a Ready Explanation
In response to the current spell of frigid weather, the new services have pulled out the usual graphics intended to make us shiver even when we are snug inside our warm homes:
But the most original and most chilling frigid-weather graphic that I have seen comes from the Takoma Park Patch in Maryland:
To put the frigid weather in perspective, I was going to include some photos of the recent blizzard and subsequent flooding in Buffalo, but I came across these photos of the historic 1977 blizzard in Buffalo:
Photos such as these should help us to view the current frigid weather from some less immediate and more reasonable perspective.
But, at the other extreme, the Far-Right media source Newsmax is distributing the following item, which is clearly intended to be anything but reassuring:
“This winter with record-breaking, freezing weather hitting states like Ohio, you may be wondering what happened…
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