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Chill out: Does cold effect zombies?

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By Chris Post It is a question that is asked every winter: How would cold weather effect zombies? As with any theoretical discussion of zombies, the answer will depend on a number of factors including the type of zombie and severity of the cold. The first thing we can establish as fact is that cold effects … Continue reading

Hypothermia: The killer in the cold

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While the term “freeze to death” is well-known to many people, what may not be known is that cold temperatures don’t have to be below freezing to be lethal. Hypothermia refers to a drop in body temperature and can occur even when temperatures are in the 40s. In fact, some people have suffered hypothermia with … Continue reading

Is your car winter ready?

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If you travel in the winter, you need to make sure that your car is ready for the season. Finding yourself stuck in an icy pile up or wedged in a snow bank is the wrong time to start thinking about winterizing your vehicle. Check or have a mechanic check the following items on your … Continue reading

Plan ahead to survive in cold weather

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While some might dream of a white Christmas, winter storms that bring ice and snow can cripple entire cities. Blackouts, impassible roads and lethally low temperatures are all possibilities that one must prepare for. Before winter approaches, add the following supplies to your emergency kit: Rock salt or more environmentally safe products to melt ice … Continue reading