It appears news outlets are running out of ways to show how cold it is

Karate-chopping a frozen towel; freezing an egg on the sidewalk.freezing

Last winter, TV reporters were tossing hot water into the air and watching it quickly freeze. That stopped over reports that people were getting scalded after mimicking what they saw on TV. News outlets are now doing things like karate-chopping frozen towels, and freezing eggs on sidewalks. What other look-how-cold-it-is! demonstrations have you seen?

* New York Post freezes an egg on the sidewalk (
* Fox CT reporter freezes a towel and karate-chops it (
* January 2014: Everyone’s throwing hot water into the air (