Truly memorable photos and videos.
Winter became dangerously cold for nearly half the U.S. this week, thanks to an invasion of the Polar Vortex, an arctic cyclone of sorts. Though the frigid temperatures are on their way out, here are some of this week's most memorable sights.
World's coolest trampoline:
Water gun with a twist:
Bizarre sights on the highway:
A car door handle that can't handle the cold:
Ice age on the Amtrak:
Two astonishing views of "Chiberia" - beautiful and ominous at once:
Beautiful aerial pic of an icy & cold Chicago [via my pilot friend Hank Cain] pic.twitter.com/sWBe6ZmzsZ— Shawn Reynolds (@WCL_Shawn) January 7, 2014
And just some larger-than-life winter fun:
Awesome 16-foot Snow Shark built by Austin, Connor and Trevor Bartz, brothers in New Brighton, MN. pic.twitter.com/ZYlK9jfi1B— Glen Stubbe (@gspphoto) January 1, 2014