Lake Placid has actually hosted the Winter Olympics twice (the first time was in 1932) and is well known for both its alpine and Nordic skiing opportunities.
The ski resort of Whiteface claims to have the "greatest vertical drop east of the Rockies" and with 85 trails and 314 acres of skiable terrain, there's certainly plenty of snow.
Real thrill seekers can even join a professional bobsleigh driver and brakeman and ride the Olympic bobsled track.
Conspiracy theorists claim that there is a mysterious alien based pyramid in the Antarctic.
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Britain to experience up to 120 days of snow in coldest conditions in years.
More than 40 perfectly preserved ancient shipwrecks accidentally discovered at the bottom of the Black Sea.
Fragile golden and silver scrolls believed to be “spells” to invoke good or evil spirits were unearthed with ancient skeleton in Serbia.
Stress of moving house can help boost memory, a recent research has found.
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