Archives for: "March 2012"

The Crunchy Puddle Puzzle

March 24th, 2012
Who cares about crunchy puddles? As a kid, I liked to stomp on hollowed-out frozen puddles to hear their crunch. Sure, I sometimes wondered, as many kids probably do, about what happened to all the water and why it happened only to some of the puddles.… more »

Black Ice

March 10th, 2012
Black ice can form on sidewalks. It can form in parking lots. And it can form on small pieces of plastic. To be “black”, the ice only has to be noticeably darker than its surroundings. And it can be darker if the ice attaches snugly to the underlying… more »