X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Norway Cold Snap Freezes Fish in Their Tracks

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

It’s gotten ridiculously frigid here in Chicago, what with the recent Polar Vortex and colder than normal winter. But I’ve never seen anything like this scene, recently captured in Norway:

frozen_fish

zoom in

Image: Ingolf Kristiansen

Apparently, when harsh winds caused temperatures over a Norwegian bay to drop to sub-freezing temperatures, the fish swimming close to the surface were flash frozen. While the air temperature of -7.8°C (~18°F) seems balmy by Chicago standards, it was enough to put the instant deep-freeze on the fish.

According to locals, the water and fish remain frozen, and the birds and whales will have a field day when the thaw eventually comes.

[via The Independent]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Making a Cardboard Rat Trap

Making a Cardboard Rat Trap

Bonbon Flip Sofa Bunk Bed

Bonbon Flip Sofa Bunk Bed

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of Disks)

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of Disks)

Advertisement
These Crazy Bonkers Ford Focuses (Foci?) Are SEMA Bound

These Crazy Bonkers Ford Focuses (Foci?) Are SEMA Bound

This Russian Truck Has an Appropriately Russian Easter Egg

This Russian Truck Has an Appropriately Russian Easter Egg

A Devilish Day at the Drag Strip with the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

A Devilish Day at the Drag Strip with the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon