From the New York Times article
By NEIL GENZLINGERFEB. 20, 2015
Subzero temperatures. Preposterous quantities of snow. Ice storms in places where road crews don’t normally stock salt. For many Americans, the only sane thing to do lately has been to stay inside.
The housebound might be tempted to fill the need for fresh air and open space vicariously, through their televisions, where entire channels are devoted to leisure and adventure that take place in the great wide open. But is this really a good idea? Let’s find out.