“What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?" -- Henry David Thoreau
(Per below:) Whatever...There's some weird s**t goin' on with da' weather(.....climate(?)), eh there bro'?
...OH and, BTW: (Off-site link) There's been another huge, 1,440 mile-wide storm?? (Ref.: 'Sandy'.)
>>> One recent article/interview. Off-site link, new window opens, no affiliation: http://www.npr.org/2013/01/25/170267853/cold-snap-shakes-up-winter-weather-outlook?
Like this 1/16/13 article a little better....New window opens: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/01/16/1179397/-Sudden-Stratospheric-Warming-Split-the-Polar-Vortex-in-Two
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by Vera Kratochvil. No affiliation.)