deepak at ai.net
Thu Nov 6 00:46:23 UTC 2003
> > > For those who have never visited Fairbanks, there is a phenomena
> > > observed at -15C and lower known as "square tire". The rubber
> in tires
> > > of parked vehicles will become stiff and freeze into position, making
> > > the vehicle impossible to move without destroying the tires.
> > The coldest recorded temperature in North America was -63C in Snag,
> > Yukon on 3 February 1947. On the same day, in Tanacross, Alaska, -59.4C
> > was recorded.
> Of course there have been times that my wife has dropped the temperature
> below -63C with one of her looks :-(
I could make a joke here about destroying onesself if you tried to move from
one of those looks too. :)
Instead, I'll just say, "Don't let her look at your car like that."
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