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Antarctica Hit Ridiculously Low Record Cold Temperature

Coldest Ever

WASHINGTON (AP) - Feeling chilly? Here's cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica which new data says set a record for soul-crushing cold.

Try 135.8 degrees Fahrenheit below zero. Better yet, don't. That's so cold scientists say it hurts to breathe.

A new look at NASA satellite data revealed that Earth set a new record for coldest temperature recorded. It happened in August 2010 when it hit -135.8 degrees. Then on July 31 of this year, it came close again: -135.3 degrees.

The old record had been -128.6 degrees.

Ice scientist Ted Scambos at the National Snow and Ice Data Center said the record low temperature is about 50 degrees colder than anything in Alaska.

Scambos announced the cold facts at the American Geophysical Union scientific meeting in San Francisco Monday.

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rbadman46 December 10 2013 at 10:25 PM

If the atmosphere of Venus is mainly greenhouse gases and it is over 800 degrees there and the atmosphere of Mars is mainly the greenhouse gas of carbon dioxide and temperatures colder than Antarctica are there, what can we expect if there is more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of Earth. Will it be hot like Venus or cold like Mars?

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abourge458 rbadman46 December 10 2013 at 10:48 PM

1. Mars is a gazllion miles farther from that Infra-red heating system Sol than Venus and Earth.
2. Most of Mars' co2 is in frozen form most of the year, not as a gas, hence... sparse sun-blocking, heat trapping effect..
3. Yes, Mars has some greenhouse gas, but the atmosphere is so rarified, it's almost negligible.
4. Comparing Apples and oranges never comes out well. .

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Petenera December 10 2013 at 10:56 AM

So much for global warming!
Take THAT, Al Gore, you idiot.

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dupree66 December 10 2013 at 10:57 AM

And on top of that it is now snowing in Australia! It is mid summer there. Better bundle up this global warming stuff is down right chilly.

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tvorder December 10 2013 at 10:58 AM

It's Bush's falt.

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consultingpbh tvorder December 10 2013 at 11:19 AM

It is 23 degrees in Palm Desrt, CA at 8:17 am and the Tee Times are full as are the parking lots with Canadian, WA, WI, IL, etc. license plates.

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krelgh December 10 2013 at 11:01 AM

Okay, what happened to Global Warming? No, wait! Global Warming is causing temperatures to drop all over the world, including Antarctica. That it! Just wait people, there’s an advancing ice-sheet in your future.

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neb1997 krelgh December 10 2013 at 11:02 AM

That's exaclty what i was thinking. Hmmm

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partractor December 10 2013 at 11:02 AM

Its time to look back and remember the best lines used by liberals to promote their global warming agenda.
1) Sheryl Crow: We should use only one square of toliet paper at each sitting.....I hate to see her fingernails
2) Barbara Streisand: We should use a clothesline instead of a clothes dryer.......I bet her maids enjoyed that one.

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jmasiulewicz December 10 2013 at 11:06 AM

Funny how quickly the testimonials change from "global warming" to "climate change" in the lexicon of all the green yahoos who are measuring climate in a timeframe of years instead of millenia.

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coljr December 10 2013 at 11:08 AM

But, but, but "algore' says the "mother erf" has a fever and is warming up?

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texdubya December 10 2013 at 11:08 AM

Al Gore has lied to everybody. He invented the internet, he fooled into believing loving husband ( remember that kiss at the Demoxist convention?), he tells everyone to conserve energy, yet he lives in mansion using 20 times the amount of electricity of a normal household, he preaches the use of the automobile, yet he is chauffeured in limousines and travels around the world by jet.

I call him a limocommie. Let Marxism supply the ideology and capitalism the money.

The types who occupy plazas are bums who don't have a job.

Regardless of their economic rank, they're watermelons. Green on the outside; red on the outside.

Have you noticed that if the gets abnormally warm, they call it " Global warming.; if too cold, then it's "climate change." What a nasty swarm of lying bastards.

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rcpaf83 texdubya December 10 2013 at 11:24 AM

Al Gore wants us all to cut back to ensure there won't be a shortage for him !!!! Have you noticed that the "Greenies" don't call it Global Warming any more ?? They now call it "Climate Change" !!! Of course it's climate change !!! There will always be climate change... In another few months it will start to warm into Summer !!! WOW !!! More climate changing !!!

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thegebos Ozzie Carlson December 10 2013 at 9:43 PM

Looks like the ACA people are now running this website

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