This past week we announced the arrival of the polar vortex, which would bring bone-chilling temperatures to the midwest and northeastern parts of the United States. Some of the cold temperatures could even drop down to the southern area of the U.S. and we're all feeling the winter chill! Some people have taken to social media to document just how cold it is where they are. With some areas of the U.S. experiencing a -45-degree wind chill temperature, it's no surprise that some items are literally freezing in place. Check these out! Let's start with Chicago This has to be magic. But Chicago got some of the coldest temperatures on record for this polar vortex so we're honestly not that surprised. Ever seen\u00a0a cold light post? It's so freakin' cold that the light posts are literally shivering (or it could just be the wind). Either way, there's video proof. Frozen bubbles The National Weather Service out in Omaha tweeted that the blew some bubbles outside and they froze solid in just seconds. That's how cold it is. Another Chicago story The news actually began to report this one shortly after it happened. Desperate times call for desperate measures, no? No chickens allowed (outdoors) Angela from Twitter took her pet chickens indoors because it was way too cold to be out in their normal resting area. They're probably really confused. Read onto the NEXT page for more hilarious photos and videos from the polar vortex... Toilet mishap Imagine just wanting to use the bathroom and suddenly your toilet tank explodes because the water inside freezes solid. FROM INDOORS! Frozen jeans Okay, this literally looks like a scene from a horror movie called Attack of the Jeans. Those don't look so comfy anymore You know how sweatpants are supposed to be comfy and cozy? Not this pair. Video proof shows a little girl throwing her Justice sweatpants into the air and they make a perfect landing legs-first into the snow. Is that a ghost? People are having some serious fun with their clothing in this polar vortex. Is that a ghost we see near the police car? Science experiment time One woman took a boiling hot mug of water and threw it into the air. It immediately turned to snow. How cool! Taking the snow for a spin One man took what looks to be a kayak out to the snow to play... with no clothes on! What a brave soul. Be sure to SHARE this article if you loved these hilarious photos and videos! Stay warm, everyone.