Yes, the storm was big in Boston and elsewhere, but the media capital of the world is NYC, where the consensus is that — when it comes to Snowpocalypse 2015 — prognosticators and politicians made a mountain out of a mogul. Still, our time talking about the weather was well spent. After all, there is almost no topic we appreciate more. The New Yorker’s Maria Konnikova explains how weather-talk can “satisfy our inner risk-seeker without going into dangerous territory.”

+ Here’s the latest on the storm from Buzzfeed, and answers to your storm-related ethical questions: Is it OK to eat snow? And are you an a-hole for ordering food in a blizzard?

+ Almost all of us seem to be gluten-free and lactose intolerant. Until we face the threat of not being able to get to a grocery store for a couple hours. Then, regardless of their merit as survival foods, we’re all about milk and bread.

+ McSweeney’s: Snowstorms, Then and Now.