Pet Skiing via BBC…
A tortoise beat a rabbit in a skiing competition held for pets and their owners in China.
Cats, dogs and a whole host of animals including a yellow duck raced to the finish line on snowy slopes in Henan province, the state-run China News Service said.
The 40 human competitors were allowed to place their animals on skis or sledges, or could guide the pet with a lead while skiing.
Late 19th century scene in Montreal, Canada—the water used to put out a fire turned to ice in the process… via skinned-teen:
When water was used to put out a burning building in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, in the late 19th century, the air temperature was so cold that the water quickly turned to ice.