A Federal Reserve survey shows severe weather held back economic growth in much of the U.S. from January through early February. Even so, conditions strengthened in most regions, thanks to slight gains in areas such as employment ...
Results of an EPFL study on ballast projections in exceptional winter conditions have enabled SBB to set-up measures to improve safety around the tracks.
New research published today has found that climate change is unlikely to reduce the UK's excess winter death rate as previously thought.
Eight crashes that sent more than a dozen competitors to the hospital marred bobsled practice runs leading up to the 1932 winter Olympic games in Lake Placid, N.Y., but as dramatic as those incidents were, they also provide ...
For those who shivered through January, this may be hard to believe: Nationwide, the average temperature for the first month of the year was about normal because a warm West offset a cool East
A Twitter account highlighting the myriad teething problems that have plagued the Winter Olympics has attracted 324,000 followers—120,000 more than the official Sochi account.
It's not often that the Winter Olympic Games come with an ocean view, but that's what we are getting this year at the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. Sochi is the warmest city ever to host the winter games, which officially ...
A year into the job US Secretary of State John Kerry Tuesday enthusiastically relaunched his Twitter account, and appeared ready to flood the social networking site with messages.
Just outside the Olympic Park in Sochi, where the Winter Games open on Friday, is a green space with benches, artificial ponds and a couple of hides. "Ornithological Park", the sign declares.
Global warming is casting a lengthening shadow over future Winter Olympics, boosting the risk that skiers will be competing on artificial or trucked-in snow, a new study suggests.