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15 Things That Really Deserve The Name "Polar Vortex"

Is this a weather buzzword or a tornado of polar bears? Seriously, I'm asking.

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1. A tornado of polar bears.

Oh no.

2. A fountain drink you can buy at a gas station.

Gotta stop and get a Polar Vortex for the road.
Via s277.photobucket.com

Gotta stop and get a Polar Vortex for the road.

3. Some sort of supernatural ice prison.

Dude, that one wizard was locked in the polar vortex for 800 years.
Flickr: Joel Abroad / Shutterstock.com / Via Flickr: 40295335@N00

Dude, that one wizard was locked in the polar vortex for 800 years.

4. Where you get sucked into watching The Polar Express on a loop.

A real problem for probably no one.
Warner Brothers / Via imdb.com

A real problem for probably no one.

5. An alternate name for brain freeze.

Oh crap. You got that polar vortex.
Flickr: snaks

Oh crap. You got that polar vortex.

6. A dessert at Applebee's.

Have you tried the Polar Vortex? It comes with a fudge explosion and a side of jalapeƱo poppers.
Applebee's / Via sweetpenniesfromheaven.com

Have you tried the Polar Vortex? It comes with a fudge explosion and a side of jalapeño poppers.

7. An edgy new brand of vodka.

Polar Vortex martini, please.
Absolu Vodka

Polar Vortex martini, please.

8. A self-serve froyo chain.

Let's stop and take a Polar Vortex break!!!!!! With sprinkles!!!!
Flickr: alemjusic

Let's stop and take a Polar Vortex break!!!!!! With sprinkles!!!!

9. A mildly exciting board game.

This will kill a few secoonds.
Via myrottingbrain.wordpress.com

This will kill a few secoonds.

10. A roller coaster at Six Flags.

The line for the Polar Vortex is like three hours long.
Flickr: ssm316

The line for the Polar Vortex is like three hours long.

11. A cool rebranding of the North Pole.

The elves are ballin' out of control in Santa's POLAR VORTEX.
Shutterstock.com

The elves are ballin' out of control in Santa's POLAR VORTEX.

12. A flavor of shave ice.

The polar vortex just tastes like blue raspberry. :(
Flickr: devil_doll

The polar vortex just tastes like blue raspberry. :(

13. The name of a super boozy Arctic cruise line.

Come aboard the Polar Vortex and get sucked into a veritable vortex of booze.
Flickr: 27630470@N03

Come aboard the Polar Vortex and get sucked into a veritable vortex of booze.

14. A magic portal to Antarctica.

Step back! Don't get sucked into the polar vortex!
Flickr: hnmoffatt

Step back! Don't get sucked into the polar vortex!

15. A brand of aftershave.

It just feels better with a Polar Vortex man.
Via frompyrgos.blogspot.com

It just feels better with a Polar Vortex man.

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