Living in climates where winters are cold means a few things: you gotta have one hell of a warm blanket, a huge cup to keep yourself on a constant stream of boiling hot beverages, and patience to get through the coldness and darkness you never asked for.

On the other hand, it’s the season of ugly sweaters and stay-in nights with Netflix binges that make you feel like Kevin McCallister from Home Alone even despite the fact you’re thirty or so.

So today we are taking you on a photographic ride into the freezing temperatures that are snow and ice-castle approved. Some of them may make you shiver just by looking at them, so get yourself that warm blanket we already talked about!

Psst! More winter-inspired pics showing things in well beyond low temperatures can be found in our previous feature right here.

#1 The Way The Ice Froze On My Car This Morning

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#2 We Got 28 Inches Of Snow In NY This Past Week, He Was Determined To Play Regardless

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#3 Seal Ania Is Confused By What The Hell Happened To Her Whiskers (It’s -10°C/14°F In Poland Right Now)

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For many, the freezing temperatures of winter are an annual source of dread and discomfort. But for some, sub-zero temperatures are just another part of life.

For the indigenous people of the Arctic, life in freezing temperatures has been the norm for centuries. The Inuit, Yupik, and Inupiaq of the Arctic Circle have adapted to the harsh conditions by developing clothes and tools made from the materials they have at hand, such as animal hides and bone. They have also developed unique ways of cooking and hunting to survive in cold environments.In other parts of the world, people have also developed ways to cope with the cold.

#4 The Way The Ice Froze To This Fence

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#5 The Snow Slid Off The Roof Partway Before Freezing Again, Creating Horizontal Icicles

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#6 Jonsey And Reilly Letting Us Know Exactly What They Think Of This Weather

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In Siberia, the Yakut people have developed a unique form of yurt, called a chum, made from animal hide to provide shelter from the cold. In the Himalayas, high-altitude communities have adapted to the cold by wearing thick layers of clothing and using yak and sheep wool for blankets.

Speaking of Siberia, on January 17th, the city of Yakutsk, notoriously known for being one of the coldest places in the world where people live, saw an abnormally long cold snap. The temperatures here fell to minus 58 degrees Fahrenheit.

“You can’t fight it,” one resident dressed in two scarves and multiple layers of gloves, hats and hoods told Reuters when asked about the cold here. “You either adjust and dress accordingly or you suffer.”

#7 This Building Covered In A Foot Of Ice In Wisconsin

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#8 Sheets Of Ice That Were Coming Off The Brick Exterior Of Our House After Some Freezing Rain

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#9 The Total Freeze Of Nature In The City Of Vladivostok, Russia

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Another resident, of Yakutsk named Nurgusun Starostina, who sells frozen fish at a market without the need for a fridge or freezer, said there were no special secrets to deal with the cold. “Just dress warmly,” she said. “In layers, like a cabbage!”

#10 The River By Me Flooded, Then Froze, Then The Water Receded Leaving These Hovering Ice Shelves On The Trees

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#11 Bird-Shaped Icicle That Formed On Our Front Porch

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#12 Soap Bubbles In -37°C Cold Weather

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#13 Westcave Preserve In Austin, Texas Following Snow Storms

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Although the eastern United States has had very mild weather since that late December cold blast, there is the potential for a significant pattern change toward the end of January, says Ian Livingston, a forecaster/photographer and information lead for the Capital Weather Gang. Key to this change would be the development of high pressure over western North America, which would both block storms from hitting California and potentially create a pathway for the exceptional cold in Siberia to cross into the Western Hemisphere.

#14 “Awww Frick Boys, I Spilled My Coffee”

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#15 My Sister Rented A Flat Here In North Of Iceland For Christmas, This Is Her View

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#16 The Canadian Side Of Niagara Falls Is An Icy, Winter Wonderland Right Now

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#17 Check Out This Crazy Upside-Down Spiral Icicle I Found This Morning (There Is A Small Hole In The Metal Handrail)

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#18 An Ice Storm Froze My Still-Blooming Rose Bushes

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#19 This Gas Station Hose, -39°C

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#20 Ice Driven Through A Fence

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#21 Iced Over Bicycle After Winter Storm In Chicago

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#22 Our Winter Has Been Especially Wintery This Year! Haven’t Seen Anything Like This Before

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#23 Ice Formed In The Shape Of A Person After Winter Storm

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#24 I Thought This Might Fit Here – North Lake Tahoe After Last Winter’s Storm

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#25 Winter Siberian Make-Up. Enjoy

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#26 Beautiful Freezing Pattern On My Window

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#27 I Left My Snow Broom Leaning On My Car And Forgot About It. When I Drove Away, It Had Frozen To The Ground And Stayed Standing

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#28 Viewfinder Is Unusually Happy That Niagara Falls Are Freezing Over

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#29 This Toilet Froze And Burst

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#30 Frozen Gates At Port Stanley, Ontario

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#31 A Balloon Popped And Left Its Ice Shell During Winter Storm Nika

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#32 Found A Frozen Car Wash In Round Rock, TX. Many Are Left On During The Winter, And Simple Soap/Water Can Cause This To Happen

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#33 Icicles On The Hubcap From Driving In Snow

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#34 Winter Wonderland Service Call

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#35 This Is What Happens In My Hometown When You Don’t Leave The Faucet Trickling In The Winter. Pipes Bursting In Watertown, NY

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#36 Trying To Fry An Egg In Antarctica

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#37 Mildly Claustrophobic This Morning. Otherwise, Slushie Anyone?

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#38 Winter Almost Gave Me A Parking Ticket… Glad I Could Put In The Quarters After Hitting It A Few Times

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#39 My Garbage Can Made A Garbage Can-Shaped Ice Cube

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#40 Left This Homemade Fruit Drink On The Porch And Forgot To Bring It Home

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#41 Windy Day In The Northeast Caused These Icicles To Form Sideways

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#42 Thickness Of Ice On My Windshield In Romania

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#43 Dock Leading Into The Arctic Ocean Just Outside Utqiagvik, Alaska At About Noon Today

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#44 The Ice Makes My Kid’s Soccer Net Look Like Glass

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#45 Guy Using Sled Dogs In The City

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#46 The Effects Of Freezing Rain In Slovenia

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#47 Remember To Put Your Wipers Up So They Don’t Freeze

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#48 Well It Is Too Cold To Play Basketball

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#49 After Surfing In Lake Erie During Winter Storm Elliott

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#50 Siberian Freezer

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Author: Simona Kinderytė