Naked, warm, angry dudes hold silent protest of global warming
The Coney Island Polar Bear Club staged a silent protest on Saturday, huddled (but not shivering) on the beach in Brooklyn as record temperatures were recorded in New York City and the surrounding region.
The high temperatures may lead to the cancellation of this year’s round of nearly-naked nuts running into bodies of water.
It would be the first canceled season in the winter bathing club’s 104 years.
Today’s high of 72 degrees in NYC tops the previous record of 63 degrees, set in the 1950s, according to the National Weather Service.