Jessica Carrier

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How a Quebec company used a weed to create a one-of-a-kind winter coat

It turns out milkweed isn't only good for the monarchs — it's also good for keeping Canadians warm on freezing cold winter days.<p>This week Quartz Co. …

Winter Fashion

Arctic Clothing: Extreme Cold Weather Gear for Women

This post contains affiliate links. Visit our Disclosure page for details.<p><i>Need tips on what to wear somewhere else? For a full listing of all our</i> …

Know which fabrics make the best winter survival clothing

Different fabrics have radically different properties. Choosing the wrong type, or mixing clothing of different materials, can be disastrous!

New Clothing Material Could Help You Stay Cool Without AC

This revolutionary new fabric is making waves<p>Now that it's September, we're all about the return of PSL's and gearing up for Fall, but just a few …

Clothing

What is thermoregulation? | How It Works Magazine

Your cells work best when the temperature inside your body is 37 degrees Celsius (98.6 degrees Fahrenheit). Thermoregulation is a homeostatic …

The World’s Extreme Climates And The People Who Live There

Every human being who has ever lived was born on Earth. With the exception of a few professional space travelers, no member of our species has ever …

What If You Stopped Eating?

The Layering System | How to Layer Clothes | Expert Advice

<b>What is the layering system?</b><p>It may be tempting to put on that big bulky jacket for your winter walk to protect you from the elements and keep you …

Cool New Fabric Is See-through To Radiated Body Heat

Cool New Fabric Is See-through To Radiated Body HeatA material typically found inside lithium-ion batteries could help make clothing that reduces …

U.S. Cold Snap: What Do Bitter Temperatures Do to the Human Body?

Experts weigh in on how to safely weather the severe cold enveloping much of the country.<p>Thinking of taking a jog in the cold weather gripping much of the country? You may want to read this.<p>Subzero temperatures can do a number on your body in short order. According to experts, a wind chill of -50°F …

Coats that Double as Sleeping Bags Are Keeping the Homeless Warm This Winter

Even Chance the Rapper is getting in on these innovative designs<p>But it is vitally important that people stay warm, and that is where a handful of new companies come in. These startups are innovating not only in novel designs for winter apparel, but in the ways they’re reaching out to those who can …

The country that’s hit 60C

The Middle East is currently facing one of its most extreme heatwaves ever, with experts warning temperatures are getting almost too hot for human …

Climate Change

What is the hottest temperature someone can survive in a sauna?

This week's weather question is: What temperature do you think someone can survive in a sauna?<p>The hottest temperature on record someone can survive …

3 ways your body battles the cold

Much of the northeastern United States has reached the lowest temperatures of the season on Tuesday morning. Lower temperatures bring forth new …

What effect does extreme cold have on the human body?

North America’s east coast is braced for more freezing weather a year after the January 2014 polar vortex sent temperatures tumbling down to -50C (-58F). In this piece from the BBC Future archive, we ask what does such intense cold do to the human body?<p>The polar vortex currently sweeping across the …

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Adapting to climate change to save Mongolia’s ancient herding culture

Red Cross revisits homes of herders in Mongolia to help them better prepare for the next inevitable disaster

How The Navy SEALs Prepare For Extreme Cold Weather Survival, And How You Can Too

If you want to learn a potentially life-saving action, you need to practice it. And if you need to learn if your clothing and other gear is capable …

Backpacking

Why Are My Hands and Feet Cold?

Having cold hands and feet may seem like a minor annoyance, but for some, it can be an indicator of a more serious health problem. Most people assume …

Hot? You can cool down by suiting up in this high-tech fabric

Just in time for scientists to declare 2016 the hottest year on record, scientists at Stanford University have developed a material that could make the coolest clothes ever — shirts and pants that block the sun's warming rays while venting body heat more efficiently than cotton or other …

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