You thought surfing in below freezing air temps and super cold water is hardcore? Check out these guys.

From the BBC's A Day in Pictures -Korean soldiers proving how tough they are by bathing in snow during a winter training session.

In other news, Venezuela's president (autocrat) Hugo Chavez was sworn in today and will be changing the constitution to allow him to rule by decree, effectively giving himself the ability to pass new laws without any public input and do whatever else he wants. In addition, he has announced that many industries from telecommunications to banking will be nationalized in the coming months. We shall all have to wait and see if this new brand of socialism proves to be better thought out than the previous failed forms.

It's cold in Halifax. There are waves today and I'm working. Life seems to be passing me by right now.

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