10 Cool Facts You Didn’t Know About Snow

Avoid Watermelon Snow

Patches of snow that look red and smell like watermelon are actually dangerous to consume. What’s actually causing the red snow is pigmented algae growing inside and around it. It tastes good, but there are many problems it can cause, such as upset stomachs and a runny bowel.

Snow Echoes Voices

Believe it or not, you can hear people from far away in Antarctica thanks to snow. Due to the flat snow that’s packed in, sound waves bounce at a much higher frequency than in the United States. Voices can be heard up to a mile away.