In the Bavarian winter resort of Oberaudorf, sledding has become a major tourist attraction. Sledding is a lot cheaper than skiing and snowboarding, and families, in particular, are taking it up.
Across many regions in Germany, Epiphany is a day of traditions. Caroling children go from house to house, the ice levels of the River Weser are tested in Bremen and in the southwest Carnival begins. Here's an overview.
Despite the dramatic warnings by weather experts, winter storm Juno has brought only a moderate snowfall to the New York City. Connecticut and Massachusetts were still at risk, according to the National Weather Service.
Disney's animated box office hit "Frozen" sent the US into a frenzy. Even two years after its release, the Mouse Company continues to cash in on everything from Elsa dolls to mouthwash.
If Olympic gold medals were awarded based on prior results, the luge champion in Sochi would be a foregone conclusion. Felix Loch is expected to stand atop the podium on February 9.
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