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A Irish winter 2010/2011 scene. Credit: Darren McCarra/The Sociable
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YouTube gets into Christmas spirit, adds falling snow video overlay

Although increasingly mild conditions of late suggests with certainty that we won't experience a white Christmas this year (at least here in Ireland), YouTube is attempting to bring some much needed festive cheer by providing a snow overlay option on some of the millions of videos available to watch on the video sharing service.
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YouTube demonstrates just how cold it is

It might be cold where you are but spare a thought for these poor Canadians. YouTube user samantha683 braved temperatures of below -30 °C (-22°F) to demonstrate just how chilly it is. In the video she throws freshly boiled water in the air only for it to evaporate in a plume of white fog before it hits the ground.
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Timelapse of snow storm in United States and Canada

North eastern America and Canada are suffering some of the worst winter storms in decades this week. NASA has already released satellite imagery of the continent blanketed in snow and several areas have already declared a state of emergency. Many parts of the New York, Philadelphia and Boston have seen 29 inches (73CM) of snow and to put this into context Vimeo user Michael Black has published a timelapse video, recorded over a 20 hour period, of the swathe of snow covering the States.