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<p><span>From sugary snow cones to WWII plans for an aircraft carrier made of ice and wood pulp, humans have had big dreams for frozen water. So this week, we’re exploring the science of snow and ice across the globe. Turns out, there are ancient refrigerators in the dry Iranian desert and abandoned military bases under the Greenland ice sheet. And even though Japanese snow monkeys seem all cozy and chill in their hot springs, what mischief do they get up to in their free time? </span></p> <p><span>If you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:</span></p> <p><strong>[Truth or Fail]</strong></p> <p><a href="https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10329-015-0492-0"><span>https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10329-015-0492-0</span></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.researchgate.net/blog/post/japans-monkeys-wash-their-potatoes-and-ride-deer-like-horses"><span>https://www.researchgate.net/blog/post/japans-monkeys-wash-their-potatoes-and-ride-deer-like-horses</span></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/chilling-out-hot-springs-may-help-japans-snow-monkeys-reduce-stress-180968686/"><span>https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/chilling-out-hot-springs-may-help-japans-snow-monkeys-reduce-stress-180968686/</span></a></p> <p><strong>[Fact Off]</strong></p> <p><span>Camp Century:</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.iceandclimate.nbi.ku.dk/research/drill_analysing/history_drilling/drill_bedrock/"><span>http://www.iceandclimate.nbi.ku.dk/research/drill_analysing/history_drilling/drill_bedrock/</span></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/08/mysterious-ice-buried-cold-war-military-base-may-be-unearthed-climate-change"><span>https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/08/mysterious-ice-buried-cold-war-military-base-may-be-unearthed-climate-change</span></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.iceandclimate.nbi.ku.dk/about_centre/history/"><span>http://www.iceandclimate.nbi.ku.dk/about_centre/history/</span></a></p> <p><a href="https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Paleoclimatology_OxygenBalance"><span>https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Paleoclimatology_OxygenBalance</span></a></p> <p><span>Iceboxes:</span></p> <p><a href="http://eartharchitecture.org/?p=570"><span>http://eartharchitecture.org/?p=570</span></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ach/article/view/13822"><span>http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ach/article/view/13822</span></a></p> <p><strong>[Ask the Science Couch]</strong></p> <p><span>Building out of ice:</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.ccmr.cornell.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2015/11/Ice-Alloys.pdf"><span>http://www.ccmr.cornell.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2015/11/Ice-Alloys.pdf</span></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-glaciology/article/description-of-the-iceberg-aircraft-carrier-and-the-bearing-of-the-mechanical-properties-of-frozen-wood-pulp-upon-some-problems-of-glacier-flow/BE12BCCE68FE5D9C307299A2F1F2DFC6"><span>https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-glaciology/article/description-of-the-iceberg-aircraft-carrier-and-the-bearing-of-the-mechanical-properties-of-frozen-wood-pulp-upon-some-problems-of-glacier-flow/BE12BCCE68FE5D9C307299A2F1F2DFC6</span></a></p> <p><strong>[Butt One More Thing]</strong></p> <p><span>Turtle breathing:</span></p> <p><a href="https://www.livescience.com/61018-turtles-breathe-through-butt.html"><span>https://www.livescience.com/61018-turtles-breathe-through-butt.html</span></a></p>