Essential cold-weather tips for idiots
This post initially appeared on Science Blogs
I'm from California, but this is my third New England winter (though last year doesn't really count since Washington DC and New York stole al our snow). Even I know, this is a really important message:
And the tips for idiots (mentioned at 0:57) are especially important:
Do not attempt to mow lawn
Do not eat de-icing salt
Do not start fires indoors
If you pee on yourself, change pants immediately [it may start off feeling warmer, but wet cotton = hypothermia - kb]
Snow is cold
A garbage bag does not make a "great coat"
Keep icicles out of eyes
Be safe out there guys!