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Snowpocalypse Spawns $200-per-Night Igloo

Airbnb quickly shut down the listing on Sunday

(Newser) - Those stranded in Brooklyn over the weekend had the option to build an igloo—or stay in a pre-built model for just $200 per night. Patrick Horton and some friends built an igloo in his backyard, then decided to list the chilly abode as a "Boutique Winter Igloo for... More »

Protesters Occupy Davos —in Igloos

Group set to protest World Economic Forum

(Newser) - The Occupy movement has hit Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum, and this time protesters aren't pitching mere tents in the frigid weather. Instead, they're building an igloo village near where the WEF is set to convene, the New York Times reports. The igloos are half as... More »

Igloo Church Opens in Bavaria

Holy house of snow boasts 60-foot tower

(Newser) - Bavarian villagers have built a church of snow and ice, a century after their forebears did the same to protest the town's lack of a place of worship. The 65-foot long church in the mountain village of Mitterfirmiansreut was built using 49,000 cubic feet of snow, as well... More »

Jobless, Bored Guy Builds Massive Igloo

The beer never gets warm in 4-room structure, and there's even a TV

(Newser) - It's quite the man cave. Jimmy Grey has been out of work for almost a year and needed a project to stay busy. So the 25-year-old laborer took advantage of the heavy snowfall this winter and built an extreme igloo in the yard of his family's Cleveland-area house. His four-room... More »

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