Somebody recently--and, for the life of me, I can't remember who it was--mentioned something to me about people holding up a lighter to a snowball and it turning black and not exactly melting...or something.

Anyway, it didn't make any sense to me.

If you want to see snow that doesn't melt, look outside this week. By all accounts, we're not rising above the freezing point until sometime Saturday.

THAT'S snow that doesn't melt.

Now, I ran across a video that actually addresses this "snow doesn't melt" thing in the context of a recent snowstorm in Atlanta. It seems there are those who don't believe it was really snow but some sort of chemical. Why would it be some sort of chemical? I can't imagine.

But the dude in the video put the theory to the test: