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You Wanna Know How Fucking Cold It Is In Canada? Here's How Fucking Cold It Is In Canada.

It's fucking cold out.

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3. Cities cut short their New Year's Eve celebrations because it was just too bloody cold.

Sean Kilpatrick / THE CANADIAN PRESS

Cities including Ottawa, Toronto, and Mississauga drastically cut back on the celebrations out of concern that people would turn into human popsicles.

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5. It was too cold for the penguins at the Calgary Zoo. The penguins!

Jeff Mcintosh / The Canadian Press

The zoo's king penguins were brought inside after temperatures dropped below -25 C. While the adults could probably handle that kind of cold, the younger ones would have struggled, so the zoo decided not to chance it.

6. You can watch bubbles freeze in a matter of seconds.

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7. Freezing temperatures in Alberta caused "ice quakes."

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There were two seismic events in Alberta Beach, west of Edmonton, that caused damage to some homes and a "hellacious crashing, cracking sound" as the ground shook underneath.

Experts believe they were most likely ice quakes, which is when the groundwater freezes really quickly and expands, thus causing the earth to crack.

8. This is what Niagara Falls looks like.

Aaron Lynett / THE CANADIAN PRESS

For the record, the falls have not "frozen solid," as some websites are claiming. The last time the water stopped due to cold weather was in 1848, when ice upstream stemmed the flow of water down the falls entirely, according to Snopes.

Ishmael N. Daro is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto. PGP fingerprint: 5A1D 9099 3497 DA4B

Contact Ishmael N. Daro at ishmael.daro@buzzfeed.com.

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