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    The Atlantic | Olga Khazan | 11/28/18 | 6 min
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    The Atlantic
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    • deephdave
      Top reader this weekReading streakScout
      3 weeks ago

      “As you become more acclimated to the cold, your body becomes more effective at delivering warm blood to the extremities, your core temperature goes up, and all that contributes to being more resistant to the cold,”

    • Pegeen
      Reading streakScribe
      2 years ago

      I feel very fortunate to love all the seasons - each having it’s own gifts. That’s why I love NJ - change and variety. Being in SanDiego for 2 weeks almost made me insane - talk about Ground Hogs Day! And I once spent Christmas in Florida - never again!

    • Ana2 years ago

      I read this because I absolutely love winter and never understood why people hate it so much. I didn’t get my answer and I felt the introduction was too long.

    • erica2 years ago

      I remember as a kid, when adults talked about the weather, I thought it was so boring and mundane, but now I'm thirty and I probably have conversations about the weather on a daily basis. I'm from Los Angeles, where I grew up without heat or air conditioning because the temperature is always perfect. It's made living anywhere else a challenge.

      "Women are often too cold at work because office-building temperatures are set to the men’s higher metabolic rates" - THIS IS SO REAL.

      • bill
        Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
        2 years ago

        why you gotta layer!

    • bill
      Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
      2 years ago

      "Research suggests there are two kinds of people who tolerate the cold very well: indigenous Arctic groups, and men."