What are the Odds of a White Christmas?

Around this time of year, many people begin wondering how likely a White Christmas is for their location.  The National Weather Service did a climatological study many years ago, compiling the statistical probability of a White Christmas (defined as 1″ of snow on the ground on Christmas Day – not necessarily snow fall on Christmas […]

Does gloomy weather make you fat?

According to research published recently by the UK Telegraph (Why heavy weather makes you fat), the lack of sun during gloomy weather may reduce human production of Vitamin D and, in turn, shut off a mechanism which tells the brain when the stomach is full, resulting in weight gain: Dieters struggling to shed a few […]