Tag Archives: Snow

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: 4-Wheel Drive Vs. All-Wheel Drive

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: 4-Wheel Drive Vs. All-Wheel Drive

With the weather we’ve had lately, you may be thinking more about your car’s ability to get up & down snowy, icy, or muddy roads. And, while you might know that 2-wheel drive isn’t the best option for driving in harsh weather, some other terms may be more confusing. Such as, all-wheel drive versus 4-wheel…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: The Difference Between A Snowstorm & A Blizzard

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: The Difference Between A Snowstorm & A Blizzard

As we’re being besieged by a winter storm, heaving shovelfuls of snow can give a person time to think. And, as I was digging my vehicle’s way out of the current white apocalypse, I wondered what, exactly, I was battling. Is this a snowstorm, or a blizzard? And, what’s the difference between them? A snowstorm…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: How Do We “Smell” Snow?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: How Do We “Smell” Snow?

Does snow have a scent? Your initial response might be “no”, since snow is only frozen water, which should be odorless. But, if you’ve ever predicted a big snowstorm based on a familiar tickle in your nose, then you understand the answer isn’t straightforward. So, what exactly happens when we “smell” snow? The answer has…Read More