Winter

Here's How Igloos Keep You Warm

You might love camping, but what if someone asked you to go on camping trip in Michigan in the thick of winter? If you're smart, you'd laugh in their face. On the other hand, the Inuit have gone winter camping (specifically doing hunting camps) throughout their history by using igloos. What makes these structures so much warmer than our tents? How can something as cold as, well, ice, be so cozy? Find out in the following video.

How An Igloo Keeps You Warm

With the right fit and the right physics, snow can actually keep you warm.

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How To Build An Igloo

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Written By Curiosity Staff January 11, 2017