There's snow reason to be jumping out windows and risking your life, Boston's mayor is warning the city's frozen citizens.
Boston is half-buried in a near-record snowfall and its trapped residents have taken to letting off steam by jumping out of windows into the great white blanket below.
But mayor Martin Walsh said it was a "foolish thing to do and you could kill yourself".
"I'm asking people to stop the nonsense right now. These people are adults jumping out of windows…. You could jump out a window, an icicle could have fallen off your roof, gone the other way, you jump into the snow bank and you figure out what happened after that," he told a press conference.
Mr Walsh said 2.4m of snow had fallen on the city so far this year.