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Cold weather and cameras create some interesting shots

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 - 01:09

Jan.7-From cameras to caves and chemistry experiments, the cold is captivating the country. Jennifer Davis reports.

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So just how cold is this deep freeze gripping the country? Too cold for salt to be effective on icy roads. But cold enough to send thermometers lower than they've possibly ever gone before. The arctic blast shut down places in the business of ice. And in North Carolina - turned fountains into mountains. The cold is inspiring science experiments too. These guys wanted to see if hot water would turn to snow in 2 degree weather. And while most tried to stay out of this weather, a Minnesota teen is sleeping in it. Beginning this past summer, 17-year-old Rudy Hummel pledged to see if he could spend a year sleeping in his backyard, and thanks to the creative solution of a snow cave, he's still there. (SOUNDBITE) RUDY HUMMEL, MINNESOTA TEENAGER SAYING: "I have a PVC pipe to poke holes to breathe and a shovel to dig myself if I need to dig myself out at some point." Rudy's now trying to figure out how to turn this cool adventure into a way to raise money for charity.

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Cold weather and cameras create some interesting shots

Tuesday, January 07, 2014 - 01:09