Extreme weather events are becoming more and more common, with records shattered down under during Australia's recent heatwave, and now, at the opposite end of the spectrum, the 'polar vortex' turning Midwestern U.S. into a winter wonderland.

The polar vortex is a band of strong winds, high up in the atmosphere that keeps bitterly cold winter season air locked around the Arctic region. Sometimes, like this year, it can drift further south than usual and envelop highly populated areas of North America. Chigaco has been particularly hard hit, with its notoriously windy location on Lake Michigan bringing freezing temperatures down to record-breaking lows.

With much of the Midwest on lockdown and people urged to stay indoors, some people have been braving the winter landscapes to take incredible images of the effects that the extremely cold weather is having on their daily lives. From exploding toilets to icy hairstyles, this list compiled by Bored Panda will give you chills just from looking at it!

#1

How Cold Is It In The Midwest? Bubbles Are Freezing

How Cold Is It In The Midwest? Bubbles Are Freezing

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Lef
Community Member
2 years ago

That actually looks really cool!

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#2

My Brother Was On One Of The Few Flights Into Chicago This Morning. He Took This Photo Of Frozen Lake Michigan From The Plane

My Brother Was On One Of The Few Flights Into Chicago This Morning. He Took This Photo Of Frozen Lake Michigan From The Plane

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Ionescu Mihaela
Community Member
2 years ago

Wow!

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#3

After Two Days Of Freezing Rain, This Mold Came Out

After Two Days Of Freezing Rain, This Mold Came Out

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Dani
Community Member
2 years ago

That actually looks really neat!

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#4

Meanwhile In Minnesota. The Tank Exploded

Meanwhile In Minnesota. The Tank Exploded

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Lef
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2 years ago

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#5

My Sister Opened Her Car Door In Chicago

My Sister Opened Her Car Door In Chicago

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David Viesta
Community Member
2 years ago

She opened her car door so fast it left an afterimage.

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#6

A Firefighter After Working In The -40° Polar Vortex

A Firefighter After Working In The -40° Polar Vortex

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Cat on a bike
Community Member
2 years ago

Looks like staged for someone who hasnt experienced it, its really unbelievable how cold it is.

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#7

My God. We've Reached The Day After Tomorrow

My God. We've Reached The Day After Tomorrow

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Laugh Fan
Community Member
2 years ago

Excellent photo!

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#8

Trying To Make The Most Of This -40 F Weather

Trying To Make The Most Of This -40 F Weather

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Lef
Community Member
2 years ago

HOW ARE YOU SHIRTLESS IN SUCH COLD WEATHER?!

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#9

Lunch In Chicago Today. I Like Mine Al Dente

Lunch In Chicago Today. I Like Mine Al Dente

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Major Houlihan Bear
Community Member
2 years ago

Flying bowl Flying noodles

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#10

“Is Iowa Really That Cold?”

“Is Iowa Really That Cold?”

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Lef
Community Member
2 years ago

Unicorns are real after all!

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#11

Current Level Of Snow In Madison: One Whole Mingo

Current Level Of Snow In Madison: One Whole Mingo

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David Viesta
Community Member
2 years ago

Flamingo's secret snow hideout.

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#12

Pray For The Homeless During This Time! Give To Your Local Shelters. Most Are At Full Capacity

Pray For The Homeless During This Time! Give To Your Local Shelters. Most Are At Full Capacity

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Amandine Vn
Community Member
2 years ago

Omg even in full capacity you can't let someone outside 😨

Laura Pantazis
Community Member
2 years ago

They probably can't let anymore in because of fire code violations. In situations like this, I think it would be better to close a school or other government building to convert to a temporary shelter.

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diane a
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

They should open ANYWHERE for them to get out of the weather - or there will be bodies on the streets.Bars, Restaurants, 24 hr large superstores - all should let the homeless benefit freely from their heating rather than see them freeze to death outside. I hope compassion wins

Chelsea Bates
Community Member
2 years ago

They have warming centers (like library's and coffee shops) where they will let you stay they all day (and usually free coffee) but only during business hours

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Vickie Whitecotton
Community Member
2 years ago

Open the churches, and the synagogues, and the temples, and every other proclaimed house of God. Shelter these people where you can. No one should be allowed out in this weather.

Amanda Ford
Community Member
2 years ago

Amen!

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Ian Carter
Community Member
2 years ago

thoughts and prayers do jack apart from make rich folks feel better- these people are PEOPLE not a problem, not a statistic a fucking life, but as long as we can hashtag we will all be happy in our nice warm houses.

First Name
Community Member
2 years ago

You don't have to be rich to wish people well. Grow up. Put your money where your mouth is and take in the homeless.

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Patti Smith
Community Member
2 years ago

The Shik’s have opened their temples to the homeless & are serving hot meals.

Frankenfrog
Community Member
2 years ago

Bravo

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Gunilla Olsson
Community Member
2 years ago

OMG! He will die out there. There should be somewhere someone can let him in.

Denise Melek
Community Member
2 years ago

I thought and prayed for the homeless several time. They should be alright now.

Pretty Pangolin
Community Member
2 years ago

"Tots and pears!"

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Aaron Kara
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

Large amount of homeless on the street is a chronic societal problem but isn't easy to solve, especially in densely populated cities. Hopefully it's a problem we will begin to make progress with in the near future!

diane a
Community Member
2 years ago

If there were a homeless person on the street in those weather conditions in my area i would invite them into my home for a hot drink and some food - I hope ANYONE would. To get some basic information and make a few calls cost nothing but a little time..

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Amery
Community Member
2 years ago

Just saw in the news, a Good Samaritan woman bought 70 rooms at a local Chicago motel, for over 100 ppl. Kudos, to her.

Han
Community Member
2 years ago

It was 80! She got help from her network of friends. :)

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Patti Smith
Community Member
2 years ago

The shik’s have opened their temples to the homeless & are serving food

David Vigneux
Community Member
2 years ago

SURE! Grab a picture and go pray a little... Heaven forbid you open your door though!

diane a
Community Member
2 years ago

Discraceful humanity if someone just took this picture to post on instagram and walked away

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Hisseefit
Community Member
2 years ago

There were plenty of places open in my area that could get you out of the cold. Unfortunately some of these people probably didn't have a way there. We originally had free bus rides all over town, to take you anywhere or just to sit and get warm. Unfortunately the bus fluids started congealing and buses got stuck out on roads as well.

Sonia Rankin
Community Member
2 years ago

Can you believe this , then we look down our noses at third world countries , Instead of looking in the mirror

Andrea Delden
Community Member
2 years ago

I read that somewhere churches were letting people in to sleep on the pews. It’s a good idea! More churches, synagogues, temples and mosques should do this. I think that they all teach to love your fellow man. Time to walk the talk!

Martha Meyer
Community Member
2 years ago

Any city mayors that didn't set up additional emergency shelters in this weather to take in all the homeless people may just consider themselves murderers.

~Rev. Ocean (& Yes To Both)
Community Member
2 years ago

This is a time to let your golden heart shine. Open your home if you have to but don't walk past a fellow *human* on the street with the chance of that person freezing to death. That person is someone's child and you would be horrified to know someone walked past *your* child, parent or sibling and let your loved one freeze. Be kind - teach this kindness to others.

Sue Knerl
Community Member
2 years ago

Is this a dead person? Did they freeze to the bench. WTF? Get'em inside.

Bettina Jansen
Community Member
2 years ago

Any winter sees homeless people die, unfortunately; it's one of those tragedies that shouldn't happen in this day and age but still do.

BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

We recently had a man die here. He was found on a bench after a really bad snowstorm the night before. We have several shelters, and they will allow anyone in during extreme weather. But many people will not go to them because of the rules about drinking, drugging, and fighting. I don't know this man's story, but it's certain that he froze to death. Very tragic and heartbreaking.

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Isabel Tipple
Community Member
2 years ago

Time for the local government to requisition a few motels methinks...

BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

That sounds like an excellent idea. They could issue vouchers.

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Rachael Shirkey-Snee
Community Member
2 years ago

I hope the person taking this pic took them somewhere safe

diane a
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

In my previous life that could have been me - I was refused entry to my home after work by my ex partner - violent I sat on a circular bus for 2 hours going round and round - snow everywhere Come.10pm I gave up and forked out for a hotel room - if I hadnt had the money?????

Happiness is Hippo
Community Member
2 years ago

It can happen to anyone, I’m glad you were able to stay safe and hope things are much better for you now x

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Cassie
Community Member
2 years ago

They're opening emergency shelters, too, aren't they? This is terrible.

Freya the Wanderer
Community Member
2 years ago

Volunteer at a food bank

Lazy Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

The polar vortex has killed so many homeless already, it’s really heartbreaking

BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

😥

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Viki Reed
Community Member
2 years ago

there are currently 17 million billionaires in chicago....where are their prayers thoughts, efforts and dollars?

BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

In their tight little fists.

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Marzena Helena Leino
Community Member
2 years ago

I have already escorted one to shelter, but our Polish frost was -2 or -3 C. Still, nobody at the shelter could believe that I actually brought a rather heavy male to shelter and that it had not been any of my relations or friends. The shelter was at 100 m distance :)

Jay Tesst
Community Member
2 years ago

instead of praying take someone to your home, let them survive this

Rhonda Mitchell
Community Member
2 years ago

HORRIBLE

Lee Flood
Community Member
2 years ago

For crying out loud help him and other homeless people take him out of this cold he and others will die 😡😡😡😡😡😡

Cheryl Ann French
Community Member
2 years ago

I hope whoever took this photo gave this person sheltered

Kate Priestley
Community Member
2 years ago

I read there are 80,000 rough sleepers in Chicago alone. I can't get my head around that number.

Cosmo
Community Member
2 years ago

That is so sad!!

Mimi M
Community Member
2 years ago

Open up the churches then.

Monique Cummings
Community Member
2 years ago

School gymnasiums would be perfect temporary shelters.

Sue Clasen
Community Member
2 years ago

Here in Spain big cities they usually leave the metro open at night in these cases, I also know of churches that give Mass al night to justify the open church

Meeow
Community Member
2 years ago

You don't think they all want to stay at the shelter, but majority don't give a shyt about them. ie salvation army, red cross.

Darla Markle
Community Member
2 years ago

Please donate to your local food banks as well. This breaks my heart. I'd seriously open my home if I lived in that area. Started safe.

Patricia Jensen
Community Member
2 years ago

Thank you for the reminder. We all need to see this! I will make a donation this month.

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
2 years ago

Why the hell don't the houses of worship open up for them. YOUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK! Oh, that's right, they don't pay taxes.

Denise Mirto
Community Member
2 years ago

i read that the city was out in heated buses picking homeless up

Cees van der Burg
Community Member
2 years ago

Praying can’t help you can!

Azure Adams
Community Member
2 years ago

yeah cause praying actually works... try DOING something

chilly d
Community Member
2 years ago

every church is a big heated room with empty pews. that's the real crime. tax the church.

Princess Jade
Community Member
2 years ago

Pray for the homeless? How about you open up your damn churches and let them in?!

Han
Community Member
2 years ago

I was homeless for four years. Don't take photos. Stop and ask if the person is ok. Offer to buy them food or a bed in a backpacking hostel for the night. Offer to bring them a change if clothes. Tell them you care, it was the one thing I yearned for above all, to know that someone just cared.

diane a
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

A number of years ago I was staying in central Birmingham for a few days - mid relocation. At the side of the hotel each night in a doorway was a homeless young woman with her dog. It was cold - January, they were both swaddled in blankets. I would pass her on the way to the shop across the road. I stopped to ask if she was ok. In the shop I got a couple of hot pies from the food counter and some boneless cooked chicken for the dog. did this for the few nights I was there. Wasnt much I know.

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Crouching_Penn_Hidden_Teller@yahoo.com
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2 years ago

yeah, talking to your imaginary friend creates houses....

Carmen Perucci
Community Member
2 years ago

PRAYER ALONE ISN'T GOING TO SAVE THEM. They need physical assistance such as a warm place indoors, food, clothing, medical attention, etc. Just praying is a way for people to feel good about themselves without actually having done anything to help.

Marie K Cat
Community Member
2 years ago

why churches aren't Open on time like this for homeless ?? surely , all those follower of god should practice what they preach for all year around ?? why letting human beings dying on the streets when you have zillion of churches available ??

Matthew Swanson
Community Member
2 years ago

Yeah lot of good prayers will do for that. Maybe instead hold your local government accountable and pitch in to help!

Roberto Durante
Community Member
2 years ago

and this is calling, america the land of opportunity, please open warm center for this homeless

Tammy Ralph
Community Member
2 years ago

This is really disgraceful.

Ian Osmond
Community Member
2 years ago

This particular photo is from 2013, and is of a day that is much, much warmer than what people are dealing with right now. That's probably closer to thirty above than thirty below. What's going on now is immeasurably worse.

Robin Quattlebaum
Community Member
2 years ago

😢🙏

Kostas
Community Member
2 years ago

thoughts and prayers. thoughts and prayers. I helped

Taffy Lindley
Community Member
2 years ago

troll :-p

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John Backus
Community Member
2 years ago

You couldn't leave your pet out doors in this weather ..

BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

It's not a good idea to take someone into your home, no matter how much compassion you have. There are too many problems associated with that. Call 911 and request a "welfare check." The police can take them to a shelter or hospital. If they are intoxicated, they can take them to the jail where they will have shelter and something to eat.

Valarie Allardice
Community Member
2 years ago

prayers sent

Coreen Kerr
Community Member
2 years ago

How thoughtful of you to think of the homeless. There must be some space somewhere for them to go a church school gym just some place warm. Take care & thank you again for your kindness. Coreen

Phoenix VW
Community Member
2 years ago

He can’t stay outside..he will suffer terribly and might even die! 😭

KEBI Photography
Community Member
2 years ago

I would take them into my warm home down in Florida...it has been a bit cold down here though.

Genevieve Halloran
Community Member
2 years ago

aww,i will help them

Barbara Olander-Nelson
Community Member
2 years ago

OMG!!! Is he/she still breathing?... Did someone check?

Alex Craig
Community Member
2 years ago

This is just unacceptable. Strangers who have housing should be opening their doors to the homeless.

Sel Bonda
Community Member
2 years ago

Man! Thats depressing¡

Analyn Lahr
Community Member
2 years ago

Somebody let that person inside!

Mona Roberson
Community Member
2 years ago

Why is this person not in a shelter. Prayers

Julinda
Community Member
2 years ago

This should not be happening in our country, PERIOD!!!

Jon Wilson
Community Member
2 years ago

This is crazy... and this is how people needlessly die, it's a down right shame

Lori Flores
Community Member
2 years ago

OK FOR ALL YOU PPL BITCHING ABOUT THIS PICTURE....HOW THE HELL DO YOU KNOW IF THE PERSON TAKING THE PIC DIDN'T OFFER ANY HELP?!?!? WERE YOU FUCKING STANDING THERE??? I DON'T SEE ANY ONE OF YOU TELLING STORIES OF HOW YOU HELPED ANYONE.....ALL I SEE IS BITCHING AND JUDGEMENT.......HUMANITY AT IT'S BEST!!!

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
2 years ago

I think of the homeless and hope every city, community does do their best, there are places if they give it some thought !!!

Aussie Stace
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh my god, I hate the cold but at this point I want to live there so I could bring the homeless inside and offer them a warm bed or couch and some hot soup

Carol Roeder
Community Member
2 years ago

There by the grace of God go I. I wish I could help them all.

Allison Woodfill
Community Member
2 years ago

Omg.

Whitney Speight-Carlin
Community Member
2 years ago

This is not okay. Nothing, human or domestic animal should have to be out trying to survive in that weather.

jevais
Community Member
2 years ago

The joker trump has made USA great again?!

The Frog
Community Member
2 years ago

Is there no bars that allow homeless people in? Or coffee houses?

Zack Smith
Community Member
2 years ago

This makes me so sad

Amber Michelle
Community Member
2 years ago

That's awful !! 💔💔💔

marnidarr
Community Member
2 years ago

This isn't right.

Janice Seagraves
Community Member
2 years ago

Let them sleep on the floor just not on the street they'll die.

Tracy Wolfe
Community Member
2 years ago

Well, bring that person inside.

Sharon Vaughn
Community Member
2 years ago

Sad.

Belle_Pandamonium
Community Member
2 years ago

Wow..help her please. Where is this??,

Faith Nicole
Community Member
2 years ago

This is just horrible. A Cpl weeks ago with that first snow storm we had there was a state of emergency & a code blue, where the homeless were supposed to be picked up and taken to shelters as the highs were below freezing and wind gusts of 35mph +. How many of them actually got to safety I dont know but this just breaks my heart.

Lynn Hussey
Community Member
2 years ago

The Saddest part of all of this is that some of the homeless have such severe mental health issues (paranoid schizophrenia for one) that they Can't stand to be housed with other people..my heart goes out to them all..

Stephen Clark
Community Member
2 years ago

There but for fortune.

Jessica Stohr
Community Member
2 years ago

Omg be a good neighbor and let them sleep on your couch?!

Marta Puig Orriols
Community Member
2 years ago

that's heartbreaking

Julie Bee
Community Member
2 years ago

Amen. Our American Legion in Avondale,Az. Has and still goes out with blankets,socks,meals.Starting around Thanksgiving.

Nevi Løvfelt
Community Member
2 years ago

Poor guy. I can't even begin to imagine.

Lara
Community Member
2 years ago

That could be any one of us.

Denise Irish
Community Member
2 years ago

this should not have to happen to anyone!

Shellee Souza
Community Member
2 years ago

I seriously hope someone helped this poor soul instead of just taking pics for social media.

Christine King
Community Member
2 years ago

sad

Susan Gardner
Community Member
2 years ago

THERE IS ALWAYS ROOM

Community Member
2 years ago

Anyone else think instead of taking a picture of homeless people they should instead offer to do something for them? Idiots lol

Happiness is Hippo
Community Member
2 years ago

Perhaps they did both, and a photo is a powerful way of reminding others that there are people out there who need help. Taking a photo and offering help aren’t mutually exclusive.

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Sissi Holder Gassett
Community Member
2 years ago

🙁😭

faith callan
Community Member
2 years ago

I feel really bad for them sad 😢 !!!

Jeff Requier
Community Member
2 years ago

Ive seen this picture years ago and it was fake.

Happiness is Hippo
Community Member
2 years ago

But there are people dying of cold so the issue is real. Saying it’s fake doesn’t make the problem go away!

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diane a
Community Member
2 years ago

This is going to be an analysis of american thinking - i hope it goes the right way

Waqitos
Community Member
2 years ago

Lol @ America.

Jan Basterfield
Community Member
2 years ago

No !! 😲 there must be somewhere these people can go 🤔

Christina Sersif
Community Member
2 years ago

Can a hotel not spare a room? This is just inhumane.

Natasha Forchione
Community Member
2 years ago

makes me so sad! :(:(

Boop
Community Member
9 months ago

.-. sad

Bryan Slick
Community Member
2 years ago

Even better... give a damn all year round, ACT on said belief, and a few steps in our society's trek to being worth much of any kind of faith or admiration.

JozeeMom
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh God. This hurt my heart. :(

Felicia Mabrey
Community Member
2 years ago

I have been homeless and believe it or not there are people out there that will not go inside no matter what for many different reasons . Mental health issues including PTSD ,and some straight up have so much pride they will risk death .I live in Phoenix Arizona and when the summer temps hit !18 - 120 degrees it can and does kill but there are some that will not go into heat relief the day it hit a record high of 122 degrees several died but you can't force them . I guess sometimes that decision is the only control they have left over their lives ,cloths food ,personal hygiene ect. is all chosen for them .

Monika Soffronow
Community Member
2 years ago

NO. NO! DO something for the homeless. Invite someone into your home for a few days. Pray? Instead of actually helping ...

Billy Cattaneo
Community Member
2 years ago

terrible

Heidi Matsumoto
Community Member
2 years ago

OMG.... That's so sad!!!!

Dale Fleming
Community Member
2 years ago

Ya cause praying does shit for them!! Why not take these poor souls to the nearest tax-free, heated, empty churches and give them a warm place to survive.

TacoMan3000
Community Member
2 years ago

God Bless them

MammaG
Community Member
2 years ago

THIS is why all places of worship should be converted to homeless shelters and community centers. If they won't pay taxes, they should contribute to society.

Angela Williams
Community Member
2 years ago

no one in their right mind would "sit" outside...even a numb brain would find some sort of shelter...

Eddie77
Community Member
2 years ago

God protects all homeless people from this cold...

diane a
Community Member
2 years ago

"God" protects everyone from needless death

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Chris Watson
Community Member
2 years ago

This is why illegal immigration must end. Take care of these homeless people now!!

Bonnie Lauria
Community Member
2 years ago

I can't believe someone would just take a picture of someone possibly dying instead of providing help!

Happiness is Hippo
Community Member
2 years ago

How do you know no help was offered?

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Donnie Evans
Community Member
2 years ago

Instead of praying for them, do something useful and get a couple of them a motel room for the night or if your really brave put them up in your house until the vortex subsides. Yeh, right! Like that will EVER happen. Christian goodwill my ass!

Happiness is Hippo
Community Member
2 years ago

Where did you get the idea the OP was Christian?

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Idiotnews
Community Member
2 years ago

How can that person even be alive? Or maybe it’s a sculpture?

Josurf
Community Member
2 years ago

This is just deeply dramatic.... I hope no-one gets left outside in this weather

Erica Goodwin
Community Member
2 years ago

I live in IL and a lot of these people were refusing shelter. It was really sad to hear.

Shirley White
Community Member
2 years ago

Where is the church

Shirley White
Community Member
2 years ago

Where are the church

Community Member
2 years ago

Instead of taking a picture of em offer to house them or at least do something- Idiots

diane a
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

FFS -if I saw someone like that - I would damm well try to get them help - not take a pic for instragram

Rihard Knafelj
Community Member
2 years ago

Pray? Pray?! That should do, right?

ShiftyLookinNinjaPandaGirl
Community Member
2 years ago

There was this woman who payed for 70 hotel rooms for 2 nights for the homeless people! She is a hero! PRAY ON! PRAY ON!!!!! PRAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY ON!!!

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#13

It's So Cold In Chicago They Set Commuter Train Tracks On Fire To Warm Them

It's So Cold In Chicago They Set Commuter Train Tracks On Fire To Warm Them

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alwaysMispelled
Community Member
2 years ago

Yep, saw this on the news

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#14

It's So Cold In Iowa That We Froze Antifreeze

It's So Cold In Iowa That We Froze Antifreeze

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Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
2 years ago

Well, this is awkward.

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#15

Eye Lashes On Fleek! Is That A Thing? Is This The New Winter Running Fashion Statement?

Eye Lashes On Fleek! Is That A Thing? Is This The New Winter Running Fashion Statement?

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Luis Milian
Community Member
2 years ago

wow, never experienced this before. It looks dangerous being out there.

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#16

What Happens When You Blow Bubbles In A Freezing Weather

What Happens When You Blow Bubbles In A Freezing Weather

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Roger Haywood
Community Member
2 years ago

Is this how you make snow globes?

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#17

Meanwhile In Wisconsin

Meanwhile In Wisconsin

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Lef
Community Member
2 years ago

imagine wanting to take a poop then finding that your toilet is practically a snow sculpture

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#18

Freezing Our Pants Off In Minnesota

Freezing Our Pants Off In Minnesota

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Lef
Community Member
2 years ago

I wonder how they did that.

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#19

When These Are The Inside Doors... You Know We Are Polar Vortexing

When These Are The Inside Doors... You Know We Are Polar Vortexing

HeidiMiler Report

Roger Haywood
Community Member
2 years ago

And the Ice man doth visit.

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#20

Cadillac Michigan The Light Poles Are Shivering. Science Mannn

Cadillac Michigan The Light Poles Are Shivering. Science Mannn

GordonsWord Report

A B C
Community Member
2 years ago

Can someone explain?

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#21

Landlord Decided To Turn Down The Heat Today In My MN Apartment As It Reached -40°

Landlord Decided To Turn Down The Heat Today In My MN Apartment As It Reached -40°

The idiot must have forgotten he pays my electric and doesn't realize that I value my comfort over safety or energy conservation.

JohannReddit Report

Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
2 years ago

I don't know if you have human rights in America (not many, anyway) but you should be able to prosecute him for that.

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#22

Going To Daycare When It's -30 Outside

Going To Daycare When It's -30 Outside

Stweets19 Report

A B C
Community Member
2 years ago

Haha, now that looks cute af :D

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#23

Frozen Chicken Eggs

Frozen Chicken Eggs

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олександра пушкар
Community Member
2 years ago

Wow! That looks amazing! Imagine laying it on the frying pan and watching it melt. *went to put eggs outside*

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#24

You Know It's Cold When The Toilet Paper Is Frozen In The Outhouse

You Know It's Cold When The Toilet Paper Is Frozen In The Outhouse

Linda Mooney Report

Roger Haywood
Community Member
2 years ago

Handy after a hot curry.

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#25

The Detroit River, Frozen All The Way To Canada

The Detroit River, Frozen All The Way To Canada

Jay_Z_123 Report

Slune
Community Member
2 years ago

Long distance ice skating

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#26

Got So Cold Last Night That Our Vodka Froze! For Reference The Freezing Point For Vodka Is -16

Got So Cold Last Night That Our Vodka Froze! For Reference The Freezing Point For Vodka Is -16

KKrilanovichCRE Report

Vlad Horobet
Community Member
2 years ago

I keep my alcohol in the freezer all the time and I never saw a bottle freeze. I am amazed and afraid at the same time of the weather there.

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#27

We Had A House Fire South Of Cameron Today. Our Chief Mitch Hansen Thought It Was A Splash Park

We Had A House Fire South Of Cameron Today. Our Chief Mitch Hansen Thought It Was A Splash Park

Bimbo Gifford Report

Grumble O'Pug
Community Member
2 years ago

Sweat and freezing weather, so hard to deal with.

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#28

Minnesota's Officers

Minnesota's Officers

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Roger Haywood
Community Member
2 years ago

Did someone shout 'Freeze!'

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#29

Letting My Car Heat Up During The Polar Vortex

Letting My Car Heat Up During The Polar Vortex