How to Walk on Ice
Photo: Tablet

The next time you're walking on ice, put a little waddle in your step. As this infographic from Tablet explains, the best way to avoid wiping out this winter is to walk like a penguin. Waddling keeps your center of gravity over your front leg, which makes spills less likely than with a normal stride, where your weight is split and your foot hits the ice at an angle. Thanks, physics. 

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