TIME-LAPSE PHOTOS: View from space of arctic blast hitting Midwest and Northeast

The Gawker blog, Sploid, wants to give you some perspective on the arctic blast that's dropping our temps to record lows. 

That perspective just happens to be from space.

See at http://sploid.gizmodo.com/watch-how-america-is-getting-frozen-from-space-1495395245

Click here to check out their links to NASA satellite feeds and an explanation of what a polar vortex even is.