Record-breaking temperatures froze the water in its tracks
We might not be ready to 3D print a roast, but the complicated and edible structures produced by 3D printers could be the start of something new
All 50 US states are below freezing as the polar vortex sworls around North America, shattering temperature records and causing a collective shudder across the continent.
The landmark arches have been demolished by high tides and 70mph winds
Much of the United States is currently in the grip of a polar vortex, a system of dense air producing plummeting temperatures and swathes of freezing weather, bringing some parts of the country to a halt and causing chaos in others.
With Arctic winds plummeting temperatures to -50C, much of North America has shut down as authorities warn of the life-threatening freeze
Workers fixing potholes on the the highway stopped traffic to clear space for the plane to land after noticing it heading towards them
Today, the battle for the Super Bowl starts in earnest. The regular season is out of the way, and so is Black Monday which immediately follows, the now traditional cull of NFL head coaches who didn’t deliver the goods. This year five were sacked (the most noteworthy among them Mike Shanahan of the utterly dysfunctional 3-13 Washington Redskins).
The open air Michigan Stadium was packed for the New Year's Day game, despite the conditions
Wouldn't Christmas be better if it came around once every four years?
Passengers on a climate change research ship stranded in Antarctica are likely to ring in the New Year on the ice-trapped vessel – as a rescue helicopter on a nearby Chinese ship waits for the weather to clear.
Glad to see someone managed a Christmas getaway
A Russian ship that has been trapped in thick Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve is on the verge of being rescued as a Chinese icebreaker named the Snow Dragon draws near.
35-year-old completed challenge today after gruelling 500-mile ride in 'vicious' conditions
The latest Doodle, to mark Boxing Day, from Google shows an isolated house surrounded by snow, with a star-lit sky as the backdrop. Search engine users around the world greeted by an illustration titled 'Tis the season!'.