Snow

A new holiday tradition: take a photo of your first footprint in the snow

Magic covers the ground with the first snow of the year. Everyone is an artist with boots acting like printing plates on the fresh white sheet. Creating prints in the ground, we look back to admire our work. Start a new holiday tradition by photographing your very first footprint in the season’s snow. By capturing …

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Snowballs on Jack Brickhouse statue

The night I placed over fifty snowballs on the Jack Brickhouse statue in Chicago

Chicago had a nice wet snowfall that made for perfectly packing snow. How could one pass up on he opportunity to make a bunch of snowballs and stack them on a Hall of Fame broadcaster statue of Jack Brickhouse? It had to be done. At first I was going to leave only a few snowballs …

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Melting snow makes music on xylofone

When I see something like this that’s so cool, it makes me want to do it too. But then since it’s already done, i’m happy that someone saved me the work of producing the video. (via wooster collective) I’ve thought about shooting this with dripping rainwater at the Western brown line stop, but Michal Koh√∫t’s …

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G.I. Joe snow prints at the 1400 Gallery at Tribune Tower, Chicago

G.I. Joe snow adventures in comic books and 1400 Gallery

Comic books that take place in the snow are so cool. I love arctic adventures. Two G.I. Joe comic books take place in Antarctica. One from 1989 (G.I. Joe Special Missions #20), the other from 2006 (G.I. Joe Special Missions “Antarctica”) The 1989 comic book is really cool, because the interior pages are printed on …

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Want more snow? Get out the snowhose

(Photo courtesy lahp) What if garden hoses sprayed snow instead of water? During summertime, you can quickly cool off. But then the snow melts. The real value of the snowhose is during the winter. Missing the snow? Spray some on your lawn. 20 inches of snow not enough? Get out the snowhose and spray on …

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Chicago Snow Blizzard 2011: 19 HDR photos

Photos from Chicago’s third largest snow storm ever. I walked around Lincoln Square the day the blizzard ended and took these photographs of the neighborhood.

Top May 2010 tweets; freezer snowballs, golden pennies, physical digg buttons

Here’s my favorite 20 tweets from May 2010 tweeted from spudart, mattmaldre, and fourspudart. How I miss the AIMbot, SmarterChildThu May 27 21:17:09   Just learned toilet paper is called bathroom tissue (@ Family Dollar) http://4sq.com/ajCj3kMon May 31 23:09:21   What if cars drove by the power of colors. LIke if you would fuel your …

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Airborne, self-preservation, socks, snowballs, foggy (my 5 favorite tweets in August 2009)

My top five favorite tweets I made in August 2009 with @spudart: Wanna see something really exciting? Put an Airborne tablet into near-boiling water. August 27 RT @jburno “The sin of self-preservation is keeping us from intimacy in our families and our churches” – @jrkerr in @parkchurch 1:36 PM Aug 25 I hereby declare that …

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