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HotHands Direct: Be Prepared for Unpredictable Winter Weather

The changing seasons are one of life’s constants, like the old proverbial death and taxes, or the soothing warmth of Hot Hands foot warmers: summer heat gives way to cool fall days and nights; then winter brings constant cold until the spring thaw. Unfortunately, things aren’t as consistent or reliable as they used to be. As this New York Times article notes, climate change is causing warmer temperatures overall, even as it contributes to sudden cold fronts like the one that caused temperatures to fall by 64 degrees in a single day in Denver last month – from 80 degrees...

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HotHands Direct: What is Frostbite and How to Keep Warm

HotHands warmers are great for all kinds of situations, but one of the most popular uses for them is during cold weather outdoor recreation like camping, hunting, and snowsports – not to mention working a job outdoors for industries like construction, agriculture, and emergency response. In situations like these, exposed to the elements and harsh weather for hours or days at a time, frostbite can become a real concern. It’s important to be able to recognize the symptoms of frostbite as they develop, so you and those around you don’t suffer permanent injury. Before full-blown frostbite is “frostnip.” Frostnip is...

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HotHands Direct: How Do Hand Warmers Work?

HotHands hand warmers are fast, effective, safe and convenient – but maybe you’re curious about how exactly they work.

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