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Why You Should NEVER Eat Snow Again

Snowflakes' ample surface area catches all sorts of nasty particles that you definitely do not want to eat

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So You Want To Eat Snow. Is It Safe? We Asked Scientists (NPR)
"Many people will see the snow currently blanketing much of the U.S. Eastern Seaboard as a nuisance coating sidewalks and roads. Others are celebrating it as an excuse to spend the day swooshing down a hill."

Is It OK To Eat Snow? (Popular Science)
"Some fluffy white stuff is hitting the East Coast this week, creating the perfect opportunity to catch snowflakes on your tongue."