If you've ever tried shovelling snow before, you know exactly how tiring it is. You start off all gung-ho. How hard can it be to shovel snowflakes?

90 seconds later when you're panting, ready to throw your shovel at the nearest wall, you realise exactly what it means to clear a driveway of the white stuff.

"The density of snow means it feels the same as lifting crushed tarmac"

This video isn't rocket science, but it does show some pretty interesting stats about why digging pow is so damn hard.

Did you know that the density of snow means it feels the same as lifting crushed tarmac?

Now next time you're asked to shovel the driveway, you've got some good explanations for why you're really terrible at it.

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