When Should One Have His/her Car Waxed (before Winter Perhaps)?

well I do not think it is a necessity to have it waxed before winter.The Most important thing to do to your car before winter is fill up your anti freeze and get new wiper blades and check the tread on your tires.I make sure my car is rinsed in the winter time to keep the salt off.

1. What are your plans for warming yourself on the cold winter nights to come?

a warm blanket, a heater and a man...so i have to find my man soon, winter is coming...oh no!!!

2. what are the key things i need for this winter?

Definitly some cute mittens and a cute winter coat. =]

3. How can I shed out my dogs winter coat.. its almost summer!?

Most dogs shed there winter coats themselves

4. Ladies are pantyhose with jeans comfortable?

Not really, but it keeps me warm on these cold winter morning. I only wear the combination when it's really cold, snowy and windy, like this morning. I do not like it, it's sort of itchy and scratchy.

5. Winter in Toronto...what to wear?

sneakers are good in the light snow boots for more. a good warm lined winter coat is good

6. Survey; who would like me to make them an outfit? just specifically tell me for which holiday or event?

gender: female age: 15 style: preppy/edgey/vintagaey, i know that makes no sense so ill just tell you my favorite stores: forever 21, american eagle, pacsun, heritage favorite color to wear: anything really but nothing to dark. im not a big yellow/orange fan though. i like wearing blue, green, neutrals, pink, purple, yeah whole outfit, preferably, but whatever works =] event: first day back in school from winter break thanks in advance if i am chosen

7. my cat just had kittens and it is cold outside what should i do?

my cat had kittens in february and its been thru a couple of snow storms. but they all survived. we kept them on the porch and provided a little shelter for them. we took a medium sized crate, flipped it over with the lid still on, and cut a hole, but make sure it doesnt hav any sharp edges. then place a nice sized pillow and a blanket at the bottom. we also fastened blankets around the outside of the crate for insulation and to block out the cold air from the door. or u can go purchase a plastic dog house, kind of like the igloo kind, and take the same precautions about blankets and pillows. my kittens survived thru the brutal winter so it should work for u.

8. Winter wonderland ?

Indoor place

9. Do I need to buy FEED seed or PLANTING seed for my food plots?

planting seed and get it planted now, its almost too late. sept. 15 is general cut off date. if your planting this late, plant brassicas, winter wheat, pumpkins, etc

10. How do I Regain my White Skin again?

You could try some makeup/powder...Whenever you are in the sun, even if it's just for a little while, wear a lot of sunscreen. Other than that, you will have to stay inside a lot and avoid the sun. Maybe just wait for winter, your tan will probably fade then.

11. Winter growing?

Wow! Terressa, nice job, at first I though you were just "a real twit gardener" doing his mind numbing 'cut and paste' but you actually wrote from experience. Kudo's. RScott

12. How was Napoleon's invasion of Russia supplied?

Napoleon's centre of gravity for his army was fast mobility and forced marches. Therefore, he enforced training for his troops to live and forage off the land. This worked within Europe where fertile lands made this practice easy. Organising his army into corps and regiments, he was able to ensure a fluidity and freedom of movement within the battlespace. This is more exceptional when you take into account that he faced enemies with the same technology (peer to peer).Russia was a different matter entirely. The invasion was planned during 1811 in Germany. He crossed into Russia in 1812. His estimation of the campaign was that, due to his 600,000 troops, the Russian Czar Alexander would immediately surrender. He estimated it would take a total of three weeks.The Russian generals knew they could not beat Napoleon head on. Already knowing his tactics and taking advantage of his need to bring Russia to heel quickly, to ensure the reinstatement of the effectiveness of his "continental system", Russia's troops kept withdrawing further into Russia. Only taking part in small skirmishes in order to ensure the French army never relaxed. Then Russia stated to commit to scorched earth, burning the winter's crops so the French could not utilise them. When Napoleon got to Moscow he had 300,000 troops (some historians say 200,000). The Russians burnt Moscow to deny Napoleon the ability to rest and recuperate there. Napoleon withdrew from Russia trying to avoid the scorched earth, however, the Russians attacked Napoleon's army forcing them to go back through the scorched earth areas. When Napoleon eventually got back to Germany he had a meagre 30,000 troops.Napoleons Russia campaign is not so much a lesson in failure of logistical systems more so a lesson that an army must always strive to eliminate any weakness within logistical systems as there is nothing that will control how an army can utilise a battlespace more

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Tips to Stay Warm and Healthy This Winter
Tips to Stay Warm and Healthy This Winter
Older people have a reduced ability to control and regulate their body temperature, which means they are at greater risk of hypothermia, especially during winter.Winter also brings the 'flu season'. The flu virus can be especially dangerous for elderly people, pregnant women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and very young children, as well as for people with underlying medical conditions.RetireAustralia's expert health professionals have a wide range of experience, skills and knowledge in relation to caring for the elderly. Care and Services Development Manager, Kerrie Storey, and Tarragal Manor Care Coordinator, Shirley Leech, offer the following tips to help you stay warm this winter:Make sure your home is warm enoughHypothermia occurs when your body temperature drops below 35°C and can cause serious problems without prompt medical attention. Be prepared for winter by making sure your home is heated to a sufficient temperature.• Ensure your main living area is heated to at least 21°C, with the rest of the home heated to at least 18°C• Check your home's thermostat and heating system to make sure it is fully working and does not require maintenance• Close all curtains and windows in your home at night time• Several layers of thin clothes will retain heat better than one thick layer, so layer-up in winter, especially when going outside• The coldest time of day is just before dawn, so go to sleep with extra blankets, and warm layers of clothing or nightwear• Contrary to popular belief, most body heat is not lost through the head, but through whatever part of your body is most exposed to cold air, so keep as much of the body covered as possibleEating food high in nutritional value means the body receives the vitamins, carbohydrates and fats it needs to be well-nourished and to recover from minor illnesses quicker. While it may seem like a good idea to eat larger amounts of carbohydrate-heavy food in winter in an attempt to keep warm, it is much healthier to maintain a well-balanced diet.• Include foods in your diet high in protein and fibre, with vitamins B,C, D and E, and low in sugars and fats• Eat regularly to help keep energy levels up during winter• Have at least one hot meal a day• Have regular hot drinks - tea/coffee/hot chocolateKeep in daily contact with elderly relatives, friends and neighboursElderly people can often be socially isolated, so can be alone for long periods of time with no one noticing if they become unwell. The simple act of checking up on an elderly person - ideally face-to-face - could save a life.• Call upon elderly loved ones or neighbours on a daily basis. If you are unable to do so, arrange for a family member, friend or neighbour to do it• Bring them a hot flask of tea, hot food, an extra blanket or clothes, an electric heater, a hot water bottle, or some wood for their fire, but most of all, simply check that they are warm and healthy• Check weather forecasts regularly to find out when cold weather is predicted, and make doubly sure your loved ones are warm and healthy during these times• Seek help from a medical professional or, in an emergency, call 000 if you believe someone is suffering from the effects of hypothermia• Regular contact with elderly loved ones or neighbours can benefit them in other ways, including promoting physical and psychological healthSeek assistance from government agencies for help with heating, food and clothing, if necessaryElectricity, gas, water and phone bills are expensive and they can be difficult to budget for as they can vary seasonally, there can be unexpected increases or additional charges, and it is often difficult to tell how much a bill will be before it arrives in the mail or inbox. It is vital that elderly people keep warm through the winter, and many are eligible for state government assistance to help pay their utility bills.• The elderly are more likely to be reluctant to use heating for economic reasons, so ensure this is not the case for an elderly loved one or neighbour• Explore ways to apply for a rebate or voucher• Visit the federal government's MoneySmart website for ways to save money on power bills without compromising physical or mental wellbeingHave regular medical check-ups and get your flu vaccinationLoss of nerve endings to the skin increases as we get older, meaning an elderly person's body has a decreased ability to register changes in temperature. Additionally, the elderly have a lower metabolic rate and less body fat, so generate and retain less heat. A regular visit to your doctor helps to maintain your overall health.• Blood pressure is generally higher in the winter, as cold temperatures cause blood vessels to narrow. It is useful to have regular blood pressure checks to ensure appropriate levels are being maintained• Influenza and many rhinoviruses replicate quicker and more effectively in colder weather. Older people are more vulnerable to the effects of these viruses as their immune systems are less adept at fighting them off. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone from six months of age, but is available free under the National Immunisation Program for people who face a high risk from influenza and its complications (such as people with certain medical conditions and people over 65 years of age). Free pneumonia vaccinations are also available to older people under this program. Work with your doctor to make sure your vaccinations are up to date.Kerrie Storey, Care and Services Development Manager at RetireAustralia, has been a nurse for 30 years and earlier in her career has worked as a home nurse. During this time she remembers regularly visiting an elderly lady who was housebound, and once noticed that the house was very cold and the lady was very unwell: slurring and confused. After transfer to the local hospital it was determined that the lady was suffering form hypothermia. She improved following treatment, but if the nursing visit was not scheduled for that day the outcome could have been quite different.Shirley Leech, Care Coordinator at RetireAustralia, has been a nurse for 30 years, and was previously a clinical nurse specialist for the NSW Department of Health. Shirley hails from the North of England, where she was a Nurse Practitioner for 11 years, working in a climate in which winter temperatures can drop into minus figures for weeks at a time.RetireAustralia's retirement villages foster environments in which residents feel comfortable, secure and supported by community. Our dedicated and caring staff can assist with many of the issues discussed in this article.Find out more about how RetireAustralia helps residents live well:How can I safely transfer two comet goldfish from a indoor aquarium to an outdoor pond?I would wait till it warms up. The problem is, when the water temp is at about 60F you are supposed to be feeding them a wheat germ type of diet. At about 50F you are supposed to stop feeding them. What happens, their metabolism is slowing down and they can not digest protein as well, so it ends up sitting in their guts rotting. I would be afraid that it's too strong of a temp difference and might affect them in that respect. I bet your water temp is higher then you think it is. It will be closer to your actual room temperature. Can you get a 20-30 gallon rubbermaid tote and put them in that and throw a filter on it? That's how I used to over winter my goldies in the house until I got brave leaving them out for the winter. Granted, it's not pretty lol, but it works. And, it will only be for a few weeks. Maybe your friend can do that if you can not . .
What Are Your Favorite Things About Winter Time?
What Are Your Favorite Things About Winter Time?
What are your favorite things about Winter time?snow covered forests fireplaces christmas sweaters blankets cuddling rainy days— — — — — —What direction is the correct one for a cieling fan to run in the winter time?The fan should definitely blow downwards! We went into a warehouse with a 20 ft high ceiling that had just been rewired. The electricians doing the work forgot to wire the existing ceiling fans. Even though the thermostat was turned to the highest temp. It was cold in the warehouse. ! We (electricians) reconnected the ceiling fans making sure it blew the warm (hot) air downwards within a 1/2 hour the warehouse was warm enough to turn the thermostat down. This was during a winter day in Ontario, Canada— — — — — —This winter time is making my skin SO dry! Help?Drink a LOT of water. Carry a bottle with you at all times, and try to put away more then a galleon of water a day. Your body will need some time to get used to all the excess fluids, but it will help your acne and your dry skin. When I was younger, I was on Accutane for bad acne, and it would cause the worst dry skin I have ever had. Once I started drinking non-stop fluids all day, it helped immensely. Best part is, its cheap or free!— — — — — —Where do seagulls go in the winter time?Do not know. Go Google it!— — — — — —HELP! Need a cool place to go on a date in NYC during winter time! Any ideas??by way of fact it is winter, you may lease a occasion room some the place and deck it out with hawaiian stuff. (you recognize, like a coastline/summer season topic). Or, you may play a interest of grimy santa. there are different techniques you may pass with a occasion. attempt to discover a internet site with some innovations, i am particular you will discover one you like— — — — — —New York during the winter time?its very cold and the weather isnt predictable. one day it can be 10 degrees and the next day it can be 55— — — — — —why does my 92 jetta ac system blow semi-cold air in the winter time?this is broken. i wo not be able to tell you the particular challenge using fact i wo not be able to work out it from right here. it would desire to be as elementary using fact the twine fell off the compressor that engages the grab to as complicated as desiring an entire new compressor. If the mist became into rare, this is probable not portion of the challenge. in the previous the air could be cooled, the humidity is diminished . that's the place all the water comes from under your motor vehicle whilst the AC is working. What happens in some structures is slightly ice types on the advance coil. once you turn the device off the ice melts yet would not unavoidably drain away. it may get trapped interior the air cooling field. once you AC is became on back the cool air blows around the warmth water and it enters the cabin as fog. it would only final some seconds. If it lasts longer than which you have clogged/pinched drain line on the evaporator— — — — — —What are some winter time activities to do with my children?for the 3 1/2 year old household crafts.....making snow men from cotton balls , things like that. also basic experiments like planting a bean and watching it grow. for out of the house activities, a lot of local libraries have things (story reading etc...)— — — — — —can i leave a refrigorator outside in the winter time?No, the freezing and thawing will ruin the circuit and other parts of your refrigorator— — — — — —What kind of cloth should be worn on winter times?One that keep you warm...wool and stuff like that!!— — — — — —What are your favorite winter time bass setups and baits?other than the jigs and soft plastics, l also drag out my 10" and 12" trout colored swimbaits. winter is when they stock our so cal lakes with catchable rainbows and the bass get used to feeding on them. there are many brands of these. most are fairly expensive. some are damn expensive. l've seen some in tackle shops in the $100 price range. none of those in my tackle box.
Ice Sledge Hockey at the 2006 Winter Paralympics
Ice Sledge Hockey at the 2006 Winter Paralympics
Ice sledge hockey at the 2006 Winter ParalympicsAt the 2006 Winter Paralympics, the ice sledge hockey events were contested at the Torino Esposizioni— — — — — —Russia at the 2002 Winter ParalympicsRussia competed at the 2002 Winter Paralympics in Salt Lake City, United States. 26 competitors from Russia won 21 medals including 7 gold, 9 silver and 5 bronze and finished 5th in the medal table.— — — — — —Croatia at the 2018 Winter ParalympicsCroatia sent seven competitors to the 2018 Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in three disciplines - alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and snowboarding. Snowboarder Bruno Bonjak won a bronze medal, the first ever medal for Croatia at any Winter Paralympic Games— — — — — —Canada at the 1976 Winter ParalympicsCanada competed at the inaugural 1976 Winter Paralympics in rnskldsvik, Sweden, 21 to 28 February 1976. Canada sent a team of six athletes (five men and one woman) in both sporting events: alpine skiing and cross-country skiing.— — — — — —Belgium at the 1984 Winter ParalympicsBelgium sent a delegation to compete at the 1984 Winter Paralympics, in Innsbruck, Austria. Belgium did not win any medals.— — — — — —Sweden at the 1994 Winter ParalympicsSweden competed at the 1994 Winter Paralympics in Lillehammer, Norway. 27 competitors from Sweden won 8 medals including 3 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze and finished 8th in the medal table.— — — — — —Alpine skiing at the 1988 Winter Paralympics - Women's downhill LW2The Women's Downhill LW2 was one of the events held in Alpine skiing at the 1988 Winter Paralympics in Innsbruck. There were 12 competitors in the final. The United States' Diana Golden set a time of 1:23.90, taking the gold medal.— — — — — —Czechoslovakia at the 1984 Winter ParalympicsCzechoslovakia sent a delegation to compete at the 1984 Winter Paralympics, in Innsbruck, Austria. Czechoslovakia did not win any medals.— — — — — —Canada at the 1980 Winter ParalympicsCanada competed at the 1980 Winter Paralympics in Geilo, Norway from 1 to 7 February 1980. Canada sent a team of 20 athletes in two of the three disciplines at the Games; eleven in Alpine skiing and nine in Cross-country skiing.— — — — — —Iran at the 2002 Winter ParalympicsIran participated in the eighth Winter Paralympics in Salt Lake City, United States— — — — — —Alpine skiing at the 1988 Winter Paralympics - Women's slalom LW10The Women's Slalom LW10 was one of the events held in Alpine skiing at the 1988 Winter Paralympics in Innsbruck. There were 3 competitors in the final. Switzerland's Francoise Jacquerod set a time of 2:19.79, taking the gold medal. Since only Jacquerod finished the race, she was the only winner of a medal.— — — — — —Alpine skiing at the 2002 Winter ParalympicsAlpine skiing at the 2002 Winter Paralympics consisted of 53 events, 34 for men and 19 for women which all took place at the Snowbasin Ski Area— — — — — —Spain at the 2010 Winter ParalympicsSpain sent 5 competitors to compete in one discipline at the 2010 Winter Paralympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada— — — — — —Cross-country skiing at the 2010 Winter ParalympicsThe cross-country skiing competition of the Vancouver 2010 Paralympics were held at Whistler, British Columbia. The events were held between 14 and 21 March 2010— — — — — —Finland at the 1988 Winter ParalympicsFinland competed at the 1988 Winter Paralympics held in Innsbruck, Austria. In total athletes representing Finland won nine gold medals, eight silver medals and eight bronze medals and the country finished in 4th place in the medal table.— — — — — —China at the 2006 Winter ParalympicsChina participated in the ninth Winter Paralympics in Turin, Italy— — — — — —Ice sledge hockey at the 2010 Winter ParalympicsThe ice sledge hockey competition of the 2010 Winter Paralympics was held at the UBC Winter Sports Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from 13 March to 20 March 2010. For the first time, women were allowed to compete in ice sledge hockey at the Paralympic Games. Following high hopes in the host nation, Canada's defeat in the semi-finals was described as causing "national despair".— — — — — —New Zealand at the 1994 Winter ParalympicsNew Zealand won 6 medals at the 1994 Winter Paralympics: 3 golds, 0 silver and 3 bronze medals.— — — — — —Russia at the 2006 Winter ParalympicsRussia participated in the ninth Winter Paralympics in Turin, Italy. Russia entered 29 athletes in the following sports: Alpine skiing: 3 male, 3 female Nordic skiing: 15 male, 8 female— — — — — —Italy at the 1980 Winter ParalympicsItaly competed at the 1980 Winter Paralympics in Geilo, Norway. One competitor from Italy competed in two events in alpine skiing. He did not win any medals and Italy finished last in the medal table. .
Cross-country Skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics  Women's 4  5 Kilometre Relay
Cross-country Skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics Women's 4 5 Kilometre Relay
Cross-country skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics – Women's 4 × 5 kilometre relayThe women's 4 × 5 km relay, a cross-country skiing event at the 1994 Winter Olympics, took place on 22 February at Birkebeineren Ski Stadium in Lillehammer, Norway. The race saw Russia beat Norway by 30.1 seconds, with Italy finishing third.— — — — — —Slovakia at the 1994 Winter OlympicsSlovakia competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. It was the first Winter Games since the dissolution of Czechoslovakia, and so the Czech Republic and Slovakia competed as independent teams.— — — — — —Cross-country skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics – Women's 30 kilometre classicalThe women's 30 kilometre classical cross-country skiing competition at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway, was held on 24 February at Birkebeineren Ski Stadium.— — — — — —Speed skating at the 1994 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metresThe men's 5000 metres in speed skating at the 1994 Winter Olympics took place on 13 February, at the Hamar Olympic Hall. 32 competitors from 17 nations participated in the competition.— — — — — —Bermuda at the 1994 Winter OlympicsBermuda sent a delegation to compete at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway from 12-27 February 1994. This was the territory's second appearance in a Winter Olympic Games following their debut in the 1992 Albertville Olympics. The only Bermudian athlete was luge racer Simon Payne. In the men's singles, he came in 30th place— — — — — —Speed skating at the 1994 Winter Olympics – Men's 1500 metresThe men's 1500 metres in speed skating at the 1994 Winter Olympics took place on 12 February, at the Hamar Olympic Hall. 44 competitors from 17 nations participated in the competition.— — — — — —France at the 1994 Winter OlympicsFrance competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway— — — — — —Alpine skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics – Women's slalomThe Women's slalom competition of the Lillehammer 1994 Olympics was held at Hafjell on Saturday, February 26. The defending world champion was Karin Buder of Austria, while Switzerland's Vreni Schneider was the defending World Cup slalom champion and led the current season. Defending Olympic champion Petra Kronberger had retired over a year earlier. Schneider won the gold medal, Elfi Eder of Austria took the silver, and the bronze medalist was Katja Koren of Slovenia.— — — — — —Monaco at the 1994 Winter OlympicsMonaco competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. Among the country's athletes was Prince Albert, in the bobsled event.— — — — — —Luge at the 1994 Winter Olympics – Women's singlesThe Women's singles luge competition at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer was held on 15 and 16 February, at Lillehammer Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track. Weissensteiner, the defending world champion, had the fastest times in each of the four runs to win the gold medal. Less than three weeks later, the medal was stolen while she was at her brother's funeral when her home in Bolzano was burglarized. The Olympic Organizing Committee of Lillehammer gave her a replacement.— — — — — —Speed skating at the 1994 Winter Olympics – Women's 1500 metresThe women's 1500 metres in speed skating at the 1994 Winter Olympics took place on 21 February, at the Hamar Olympic Hall.— — — — — —Canada at the 1994 Winter OlympicsCanada competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. Canada has competed at every Winter Olympic Games— — — — — —Turkey at the 1994 Winter OlympicsTurkey sent a delegation to compete at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway from 12-27 February. Turkey was making its 11th appearance at the Winter Olympic Games. The delegation consisted of a single athlete, cross-country skier Mithat Yıldırım. In his only event, he finished in 87th place— — — — — —Short track speed skating at the 1994 Winter Olympics – Women's 1000 metresThe Women's 1000 metres in short track speed skating at the 1994 Winter Olympics took place on 26 February at the Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre.— — — — — —Hungary at the 1994 Winter OlympicsHungary competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway— — — — — —Poland at the 1994 Winter OlympicsPoland competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway— — — — — —Brazil at the 1994 Winter OlympicsBrazil sent a delegation to compete at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway from 12-27 February 1994. This was Brazil's second time competing at a Winter Olympic Games, following their debut two years prior. Lothar Christian Munder, who had been part of the delegation to those Olympics was the only athlete sent by Brazil to Lillehammer. In his only event, the downhill, he came in 50th place
Help Me Find a New Body Wash? Looking for Unique Smells. Yummy Things for the Winter Months.?
Help Me Find a New Body Wash? Looking for Unique Smells. Yummy Things for the Winter Months.?
The Body Shop has Cranberry, rich plum, and vanilla spice! I LOVE the cranberry and the vanilla spice is really festive— — — — — —Am I reading too much into Halloween?No, that's just superstition. Traditionally, it was celebrated as time of year after the second harvest which took place in September. It was when men turned to the hunt to stock up on food to hold their families through the long, cold winter months. It was not because the devil was harming anyone, but the earth was asleep and would not produce harvest for another year. In a few different cultures it was also believed that the veil between living and dead was thin and man could communicate with spirits who passed before. In Mexico, the Day of the Dead is still celebrated on November 2. There's actually a wealth of information online, but Wikipedia has the basics. Nothing to be afraid of, but it's up to you to decide what is best for your child. Best of luck.— — — — — —having just moved to a cold weather climate, how do you stay in golf shape through the winter months?Play golf in the snow— — — — — —North Shore Oahu winter months?In November the big surf competitions are held. There has been some talk of inexperienced people getting into trouble in high surf on the north shore— — — — — —Best hand warmers 2021: Keep cosy in the bitterest winter weatherHaving one of the best hand warmers on standby means that you should never have to cope with frozen fingers once the cold winter months start getting down to business. While they are generally designed for outdoors activities in cold weather, they are also the perfect way to keep your hands nice and toasty if you are working from home and want to save on the heating bill. There are various types of hand warmers available, but they are all small enough to put inside your gloves or keep in your pocket to quickly get the blood flowing in your fingers again.— — — — — —why is my cat shedding during the winter months?all cats shed year round, but more during the summer. depending on the cat's breed, she will shed more at a certain time— — — — — —Ways to conserve energy/heat in the upcoming winter months?I do not know what kind of aparttment you live in, but if you have LP or natural gas, then using an infrared heater in one of the larger areas such as a hall way or living room, will help. Infrared heaters are 98% efficient, unlike central heat which is only about 65% efficient. Also, beafing up the insulation will save alot. You can not do much about the walls, if you live in someone else's property, but little things like the rubber seals around and under the doors, and windows can be improved. They sell kits you can buy that puts a rubber neoprene seal around your window, and then cover it with a transparent plastic. It's not the most attractive fix, but it really works, and only costs 3 or 4 dollars per window. Wait to run your dryer until night, when its colder, and the heat emitted from the dryer, will aid in heating the house.Obviously, turn off all the lights and appliances when you leave the room, helps. You can also get a "timer thermostat" at wal-mart and most hardware stores that can replace your current wall thermostat. What it does is allows you to set your thermostat to stay off during the hours nobody is home (i.e. school, work, etc.) and kick back on about 30 minuttes prior to you getting home. They only cost about $30. hope this helps— — — — — —Why does it get colder during winter months when the sun its technically closer to the Earth during that period?First of all, the sun get closer to the earth during the Northern Hemisphere's winter, not the Southern Hemishpere's winter.The most southerly point of the United Kingdom is about 50 degrees north of the equator. If we add 23.5 degrees to that, we get 73.5 degrees. Thus at midday in midwinter, the sun is 73. 5 degrees from the vertical. This results in the intensity of heat energy being reduced by a factor of 1/cos(73.5) (which is about 0.28). This completely dwarfs the fact that the earth is slightly closer ot the sun than in June
How to Keep Grass From Growing in My Garden Over the Winter Months.?
How to Keep Grass From Growing in My Garden Over the Winter Months.?
How to keep grass from growing in my garden over the winter months.?Yes, it will do the trick. Or use mulch. I think mulch looks a bit nicer than plastic foil and does not need to be fixed to the ground in order not to be dragged away by wind.— — — — — —Is it necessary to give my dogs heartgard in cold winter months?I live in MN. I only use heartworm prevention until the first hard freeze and start back up when things start to thaw. So maybe 4-5 months out of the year— — — — — —Other than lotion, are there any other ways to combat dry skin during the winter months?Stay away from all products containing Mineral Oil. Mineral Oil is the second leading cause of aging and dryness in skin second only to the sun! Limit extremely hot baths or showers. Stay hydrated with water. Limit caffeine intake. Use only botanically based skin care to make sure you are nourishing your skin not applying toxins. Visit www.docevida.myarbonne .com for a complete line of ultra moisturizing, Non Toxic, Pure Safe and Beneficial skin care.— — — — — —What is the best thing for dry, chapped baby faces during these cold, winter months?Aveeno Baby CREAM. I cap the CREAM because it is different from the lotion. It is actually one of the only lotions I could put on Emma's face without breaking her out. It is so thick and will get rid of any dry patches with one to two uses. It is kind of expensive as far as baby lotions go, but we only use it on the face and have used the same tube since she was a newborn. She is one now— — — — — —Are winters unbearable in Portland, Maine? What do people do during winter months?A2A.Freeze— — — — — —What can I do to stay in shape during the winter months (in place of running & walking)?they have TONS of free exercise videos on sites like youtubeand other video sites, just google "exercise videos" and see what comes up. Most of them are free and can be used to burn tons of calories that you would normally burn by running. combine that with a healthy diet, and your good to go;).— — — — — —How widespread is the practice of cafes providing blankets for he comfort of their customers during the winter months?I've never seen a cafe offer blankets to their customers here in Edmonton - and our winter can be savage. Fortunately, all buildings here are heated to a comfortable temperature, and we can enjoy a meal in a nice warm room while the blizzard howls outside. So: not widespread in Canada.How widespread is the practice of cafes providing blankets for he comfort of their customers during the winter months?.— — — — — —is it realistic to buy a bicycle in october and expect to use it in the winter months.. in ny?Yea you could do some riding and by having it parked on your living room, it will be easier to jump on it at the first opportunity rather than waiting until spring. Also at this time of the year you could strike a bargain. Never to late to start getting in shape. You could ride a few hundred miles from now to March. If you weight 170 # and ride 1 hour at 16 mph you burn about 700 calories. Just buy the bike go riding and help yourself to a second serving of turkey— — — — — —what is a comfortable inside humidity level during winter months?This Site Might Help You. RE: what is a comfortable inside humidity level during winter months?— — — — — —Poll: What do ya sleep in during the winter months to keep you warm?my two bf's— — — — — —How can i stay in shape during the winter months? Tips?buy a DVD or sing up for a class— — — — — —How to keep outdoor bunny warm during the winter months?Rabbit tolerate the cold much better than the heat. When it gets cold stuff your bunny's hutch with hay. It will burrow into it to keep warm. It's great insulation. Keep it the hutch clean and either keep replacing its water (it will freeze) or use a water bowl heater but keep it away from hay or anything that may burn or melt. Keep cords away from bunny. OR learn how to keep a rabbit in your house and bring him in
How to Stop Acne in the Wintertime
How to Stop Acne in the Wintertime
The holiday season brings so many festivities, but the truth of the matter is that the cold weather can aggravate and increase pimples. Like any season, skin care routines need to change with the outdoor temperatures. And this includes acne treatments.The increase of sebum promotes pimples and flare-ups. But since the cool winter weather combined with the heated indoors jumpstarts dry skin, more dead skin cells and debris will clog pores. And as all acne sufferers know, clogged pores means more pimple breakouts. Below are some tips to help deal with the challenges wintertime can bring and how to stop acne. If under a healthcare provider's treatment, do discuss these simple steps with them beforehand. Cleanser:A good cleanser is the first step towards an acne treatment. Since some acne cleansers tend to dry out the skin, using that same product in the wintertime can make skin conditions worse. In fact, if after a wash skin feels tight, it's a sure bet the cleanser is too harsh. For example, cleansers packed with high percentages of salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide may really be irritating at this time. If possible, seek out a soap-free cleanser for sensitive and normal to dry skin. Look for soap-free ingredients which hydrate even the driest of skin. Moisturizer:Don't shy away from moisturizers thinking that it will cause breakouts. There are oil-free moisturizers out there that work well with acne-prone skin. There are many to choose from that are not greasy. Also look for noncomedogenic formulas which help keep pores clear. Also, ingredients like dimethicone and glycerin hydrate and calm the skin. Topical Acne Treatments:Many topical acne treatments out there may promote dry and flaky skin. Check with a skin care professional on simple ideas on the best ways to limit these formulas while still getting the most out of them. Some might suggest using the product every other day or a couple times a week during the winter season. While At Home:Keep temperatures inside the home not too warm to avoid dry skin. Also, drink plenty of water to keep skin hydrated.If drinking a room temperature glass of water on a cold winter day doesn't sound appealing, then go ahead and pour a cup of decaffeinated tea instead. Many have often heard that a humidifier running in the bedroom at night is a good idea. And it really is. This will hydrate skin and ward off extra dryness. If possible, place humidifiers in other parts of the home, too. Although sitting close to a warm fireplace may sound like a perfect spot to claim, keep some distance. Unfortunately, sitting too close to a crackling fire can clog pores. Some skin care professionals suggest opening up the windows to a home for about 5 to 10 first thing in the morning. The fresh air actually hydrates the stale heated air in the atmosphere. Depending on the temperature outside, bundling up may be in order for a bit. So every time the seasons change, so must those skin care routines to keep looking great.
Australia at the 1976 Winter Olympics
Australia at the 1976 Winter Olympics
Australia competed at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. Colin Coates' sixth place in 10000 metres speed skating was Australia's best result so far at the Winter Olympics.• Other Related Knowledge ofthe 1976 winter olympics— — — — — —Alpine skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics – Women's giant slalomThe Women's giant slalom competition of the Innsbruck 1976 Olympics was held at Axamer Lizum. The defending world champion was Fabienne Serrat of France, while Austria's Annemarie Moser-Prll was the defending World Cup giant slalom champion and Switzerland's Lise-Marie Morerod led the 1976 World Cup.— — — — — —Romania at the 1976 Winter OlympicsRomania competed at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria— — — — — —Luge at the 1976 Winter Olympics – Men's singlesThe men's singles luge competition at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck was held from 4 to 7 February, at Olympic Sliding Centre Innsbruck. Silver medalist Josef Fendt is, as of 2014, the current President of the International Luge Federation (FIL).— — — — — —Venues of the 1976 Winter OlympicsFor the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria, a total of eight sports venues were used. The games were originally awarded to Denver, Colorado in the United States in 1970, but they withdrew in the wake of Colorado residents voting against it for environmental and cost reasons in November 1972. This led to the International Olympic Committee opening up the bids for the games again, eventually awarding them to Innsbruck in February 1973. The Austrian city, having hosted the Winter Olympics in 1964, was in the process of having the venues used for those Games before Denver's with clear cutting of the alpine skiing venues, lessening of the amount of cross-country skiing routes, upgrading the ski jumps, adding lighting in the indoor sports arena to accommodate color television, and the construction of a combination bobsleigh and luge track. After the 1976 Games, the venues have remained in use, hosting events in Nordic skiing and the sliding sports. They hosted some of the events for the Winter Universiade in 2005 and seven of the eight venues served as host for the first Winter Youth Olympic Games in 2012.— — — — — —Ice hockey at the 1976 Winter OlympicsThe men's ice hockey tournament at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria, was the 13th Olympic Championship. The Soviet Union won its fifth gold medal. Games were held at the Olympiahalle Innsbruck. .— — — — — —Canada at the 1976 Winter OlympicsCanada competed at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. Canada has competed at every Winter Olympic Games— — — — — —Speed skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics – Women's 1000 metresThe women's 1000 metres in speed skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics took place on 7 February, at the Eisschnellaufbahn.— — — — — —Lebanon at the 1976 Winter OlympicsLebanon competed at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria— — — — — —Ski jumping at the 1976 Winter Olympics – Large hill individualThe men's large hill individual ski jumping competition for the 1976 Winter Olympics was held in Bergiselschanze. It occurred on 15 February.— — — — — —South Korea at the 1976 Winter OlympicsSouth Korea, as Republic of Korea, competed at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria— — — — — —Bids for the 1976 Winter OlympicsThe selection process for the 1976 Winter Olympics consisted of four bids, and saw Denver, Colorado, United States, selected ahead of Sion, Switzerland; Tampere, Finland; and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The selection was made at the 70th IOC Session in Amsterdam on 12 May 1970. In a 1972 referendum, voters in Colorado rejected funding for the Olympics, and for the only time a city awarded the Olympics rejected them. Denver officially withdrew on 15 November, and the IOC then offered the Olympics to Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, but they too declined owing to a change of government following elections. Whistler would go on to be associated with neighbouring Vancouver's successful bid for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Sion was a runner-up also declined. Salt Lake City, Utah offered to host the Olympics, but the IOC, still reeling from the Denver rejection, declined and selected Innsbruck to host the 1976 Winter Olympics, which had hosted the 1964 Winter Olympics twelve years earlier, on 5 February 1973. Salt Lake City would later host the 2002 Winter Olympics.— — — — — —Chile at the 1976 Winter OlympicsChile competed at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria after they missed in 1972
Winter  Sports
Winter Sports
Winter sportsPart of Bürchen is a ski-region, which is connected to the ski-region of Törbel. In winter 2007/2008 a new chairlift has been built— — — — — —Best Places for Winter Sports in the RockiesThe Rocky Mountains in Colorado are the ideal place for winter sports and other activities. In the Rockies, we can find many places where we can camp in tents. Colorado is one of the most spectacular places in the United States, because of its geography, it combines extensive plains with mountains and endless peaks of the Rocky Mountains, which rise to more than 12,000 feet. Colorado was the first place in the United States that opened areas for practicing winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding. In addition to these, you can do family rides in hot air ballooning and horseback riding, also hiking and trekking. In Colorado, there are more than 25 ski centers that correspond to approximately 15,000 hectares, with tracks for beginners and experts. Cities like Aspen, Vail, and its capital, Denver, are the busiest in December. In Aspen, there are four ski and snowboard centers, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highland, Buttermilk, and Snowmass. The first two places are unique for ski and snowboarding professionals, or people who have already practiced skiing, and the other two areas are for beginners. Within an hour of Denver, there is Winter Park, which has a wide variety of ski pits and is at an altitude of 12100 feet. It has tracks that are to reach high speeds. Another spectacular spot is in Vail, which offers a great variety of tracks, some of them with thrilling descents between the forest and trees. Vail is the most popular place to visit in the United States; tourists from all over the world arrive there. Another great attraction of this place is the spectacular views it offers. Whether you are going camping or going for a walk, being in touch with nature in this place, you feel the peace and tranquillity of the Rocky Mountains. The Colorado Lodge Tent has been uniquely designed for luxury and comfort with the revolutionary WeatherMAX fabric in mind. The Colorado Lodge Tent has been field-tested under diverse conditions and has outperformed our wildest expectations.— — — — — —What's the cheapest winter sport that's taken place on snow?cheap used board from a local shop or craigslist used bindings = $100 season pass = $300 bawww 300 bucks a year— — — — — —Best Men's Thermal Underwear for Winter SportsWhen it comes to ski and snowboarding clothing jackets and pants are definitely the glamour products. High performance and great looks are what you look for. But men's thermal underwear should get you excited too. What you put next to your skin while you are on the slopes can make a huge difference to your enjoyment of your sport. Finding the best men's base-layer for you depends on your priorities. Read on for a demystifying buying guide and some of the best men's thermal underwear picks. Alright, so now that you've sorted through the features and benefits to look for when shopping, you can browse through our top 5 picks for the best men's thermal underwear. This Merino wool top from Smartwool is a snug slim fit. It has a 10″ front zipper so you can regulate heat better. There are no shoulder seams and the flatlock seams throughout mean no chafing. It's highly favored by consumers, especially in extreme cold. It's one of the best thermal underwear brands for extreme temperatures. Some have reported that this mens thermal underwear has helped maintain healthy body temperatures in low points down to -60F. Incorporating Helly Hanen's proprietary LIFA Dry material, this crew top was designed with skiers in mind. It is their fastest-drying base layer pulls moisture away from your body like a high-powered vacuum. It's a stretchy fabric, features a smooth outer side, an open knit inside, and low-bulk cuffs and flatlock stitching round out this crew. These design choices help anything you layer over slide on easily. The added odor control is a nice feature. You can not go wrong with this classic technical baselayer. This polyester top is a mid weight base layer. Arc'teryx's Phasic AR tech gets the moisture management job done with ease. The structure of the weave promotes wicking and stretch. There are lightweight panels to help thermal regulation. Use it as a base layer for skiing or on its own for general outdoor use. It has good length in the body so stays tucked in. A mid-weight all-purpose legging from Under Armour is a great flexible item to add to your ski trip packing. Great for colder conditions with wicking capability too. The soft interior traps warm air and keeps you dry. One thing you need when snowboarding or skiing is full movement. Added layers can sometimes feel constricting but these leggings stretch four ways. With a convenient fly and elastic waistband built for comfort, they are a solid pick. A product made in Norway has to be good for winter sports. This 100% merino wool product keeps you warm and comfortable. This is a quality made product with non-itch wool. Boring but important. They are easy to wash on a wool setting in a washing machine with a liquid wool detergent. They dry quickly too. Researching the best thermals for men can be so confusing with multiple materials, features and prices. There are great products out there if only you could find them. Cutting through the complexity is what this guide is about. There are three main fabrics to choose from. Merino wool, synthetic, and blends. Each has benefits you might favor. Merino is warm, light and breathable. The antimicrobial quality of merino wool means that it suppresses bacteria and body odor. The thermal effect of this fabric makes it perfect for cold environments. Synthetic fabrics are hard wearing and effective at wicking moisture away from the body. This keeps you dry, regulates temperature and is comfortable. Some synthetic fabrics have ant-bacterial treatments added to them to prevent odors. There is another option. Blends of synthetic fibers and merino wool offer comfort and performance. These fabrics usually come at a premium price. How warm your base layer is, depends on the weight of the fabric used. Lightweight base layers of below 200g/m2 are likely to be more breathable but will provide lower insulating benefits. Best for mild weather and less severe conditions. Midweights are around 200g/m2 to 250g/m2 are best for a wide range of conditions. They offer a balance between warmth and breathability. When skiing or boarding you might find them a little warm if you are exerting yourself in milder weather. Fabrics with over 250g/m2 can be regarded as the heavyweight end of the base layer spectrum. The alternative to selecting one thickness of thermal underwear is to use layering. The best base layer for skiing combined with a mid layer provides warmth, breathability and the option to remove a layer if necessary. Add a hat for all-around warmth. Your investment in men's thermal underwear can be quite considerable for a quality item. You will, therefore, expect it to last. Be prepared for some differences in the durability of the products on offer. Merino is really soft and comfortable but it does wear and can develop small holes. Synthetics will last longer and you should expect several seasons of good performance, making them one of the best thermal underwear materials to choose from. The fabrics that blend wool and synthetics offer more durability than a wool only product. Zips, fit and style are things you might think are merely personal preferences for clothing that is generally not seen. You should think carefully about how they affect the comfort and performance of your base layer. A zip might provide more flexibility if you need to adapt to warmer conditions. Be careful that the zip does not irritate if it is going to be next to your skin. For a base layer to be effective as insulation it needs to be a snug fit. This also helps with wicking moisture away from the skin. If you want to be able to wear your base layer as an everyday casual shirt then the appearance might be more important to you. Be careful you do not sacrifice performance for style. You might regret it when the weather closes in on the mountain. Most thermal tops come with thermal long underwear and so the same features and benefits apply. Most people wear underwear under their long thermals and this does extend their life.
Cross-country Skiing at the 2006 Winter Olympics  Women's 10 Kilometre Classical
Cross-country Skiing at the 2006 Winter Olympics Women's 10 Kilometre Classical
Cross-country skiing at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Women's 10 kilometre classicalThe Women's 10 kilometre classical cross-country skiing competition at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy was held on 16 February, at Pragelato. The world champion at the 10 kilometre event was Kateina Neumannov - however, that was in the freestyle event, and a classical-style 10 kilometre in the World Championship had not been held since 1989. In the World Cup, however, there had been two events leading up to the Olympics, both won by Norwegians: Marit Bjrgen won at Kuusamo, Finland in November, and Hilde Gjermundshaug Pedersen at Otep, Estonia in January. Bente Skari won the Olympic gold in 2002, but did not defend her status, having retired after the 2003 World Championship. migun won her second gold of the Olympics, winning 21 seconds ahead of Marit Bjrgen, with two other Norwegians following. In 2014, the Estonian Olympic Committee was notified by the IOC that one of migun's samples from the 2006 Turin Games had been retested with a positive result. On 24 October 2016, the World Anti-Doping Agency Athletes' Commission stated that migun's case will be heard in the Court of Arbitration for Sport by the end of the month. Marit Bjrgen of Norway, winner of the silver medal, would receive the gold medal if migun is stripped of the gold.— — — — — —Short track speed skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Women's 1000 metresThe women's 1000 metres in short track speed skating at the 2006 Winter Olympics began on 22 February, with the final on 25 February, at the Torino Palavela.— — — — — —Sweden at the 2006 Winter OlympicsSweden sent 112 athletes to the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin trying to win their first gold medal since the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer. A total of 99 athletes were selected, and they competed in nine of the fifteen Winter Olympic sports. When the medals were summed up, Sweden had managed seven gold medals, two silver and five bronze, making it Sweden's best result ever in the Winter Olympics in terms of both medals and gold medals earned, and gave Sweden a 6th place in the medal table.— — — — — —Switzerland at the 2006 Winter OlympicsSwitzerland competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. This was the confederation's largest Winter Olympics team ever, because two ice hockey teams qualified (men and women)— — — — — —Mongolia at the 2006 Winter OlympicsMongolia sent a delegation to compete at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy from 10-26 February 2006. The delegation consisted of two cross-country skiers, Erdene-Ochiryn Ochirsüren and Khürelbaataryn Khash-Erdene. Their best finish in any event was 68th in the women's 10 kilometer classical by Ochirsüren. The same two competitors would return to the Olympics four years later representing Mongolia at the 2010 Winter Olympics— — — — — —Snowboarding at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Women's snowboard crossThe women's snowboard cross event in snowboarding at the 2006 Winter Olympics was held in Bardonecchia, a village in the Province of Turin, Italy. Competition took place on 17 February 2006.— — — — — —2006 Winter Olympics opening ceremonyThe Opening Ceremony of the 2006 Winter Olympics (Torino 2006) was held on 10 February 2006 beginning at 20:00 CET (UTC1) at the Stadio Olimpico in Turin, Italy. The ceremony was attended by 35,000 spectators with the presence of numerous international and Italian guests on the stage and heads of state and government on the stands. The event was broadcast live to an estimated two-billion audience worldwide by 32 television cameras. The ceremony saluted the region's culture and history, was highlighted by Italian celebrities and showcased Italian designs. There were the customary parade of athletes and raising of the host nation's flag and the Olympic flag. Apart from the choreography, the fireworks, and the pageantry, the ceremony was a reminder of peace as a goal of these Games. It climaxed with the lighting of the Olympic Flame.— — — — — —Luxembourg at the 2006 Winter OlympicsLuxembourg sent a delegation to compete in the 2006 Winter Olympics, held in Turin, Italy from 10-26 February 2006. Luxembourg returned to the Winter Olympic Games after missing the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. The Luxembourgian delegation consisted of a single figure skater, Fleur Maxwell, making her Olympic debut. In the ladies' singles she finished in 24th place
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