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36°C Below Zero -- Braving the Freezing Cold Arctic Circle with the Nenets Reindeer Herders of Siberia

Christine Amour-Levar | Posted 01.15.2016 | Travel
Christine Amour-Levar

Its head facing east, the animal's eyes bulge out and its tongue hangs limply to one side as the rope around its neck, pulled by three broad-shouldered herders squeezes the remaining life out of it.

Why Poland's Call for a Siberian Memorial Museum Is Crucial

Greg Archer | Posted 12.29.2015 | World
Greg Archer

During mad dashes toward the future, inevitably, pockets of a nearly forgotten past emerge to make themselves known, lest they completely fade into obscurity.

Player Sues 'Fallout 4' Creator For Making The Game Too Addictive

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.22.2015 | Technology

A man from Russia is reportedly suing the creator of "Fallout 4," claiming he played the video game for three weeks straight and lost his job an...

A Siberian Town Wants To Elect A Cat As Mayor

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.16.2015 | Weird News

Residents in the Siberian town of Barnaul have developed some serious cat-titude. They’re pushing for an 18-month Scottish Fold named Barsik to...

You Think You're Cold? Here's What It's Like To Live In Siberia

Quora | Posted 11.30.2015 | World
Quora

Oh, there is a lot of fun in Siberia actually! You can intrigue against the tsar, try to make a revolution, and after that you can get a free house and a job in the mines! Just kidding. I lived in Siberia for more than 19 years. I finished high school and university in Omsk, a big city in southwestern Siberia.

Frozen, No Doubt About It!

Christine Amour-Levar | Posted 10.26.2015 | Women
Christine Amour-Levar

Stepping out of my flat today, in shorts, a tank top and flip-flops, as I walk to my yoga class around the corner from my apartment, soaking up Singapore's hot and humid equatorial heat at a constant steamy 30 degrees Celsius, it's very difficult for me to imagine that in a few weeks' time I will be at the very heart of Siberia.

The Pesky Problem With Mammoth Clones

Carl Pettit | Posted 09.29.2015 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

Our long-lost friends the mammoths could very well suffer "de-extinction" and begin repopulating certain parts of the planet again. That's good news for mammoths, I guess, but not such great news for the female elephants forced to act as mammoth-hybrid surrogates.

Climate Change This Week: Siberia Holes Up, Solar Over Oil, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.08.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ You Can Believe the Senator With a Snowball OR ... After Senator James In...

Scientists Sound Alert Over Mysterious Holes

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 02.23.2015 | Science

Scientists were baffled last July when they discovered three giant holes in the ground in the Yamal Peninsula in northern Siberia. Now, with the he...

5 Reasons Feb. 10, 1940, Should Be Remembered

Greg Archer | Posted 05.01.2015 | World
Greg Archer

The events that unfolded on this day back in Eastern Poland may still haunt those who lived through the experience and managed to come out the other side alive. However, the rest of the world is not yet fully aware of what took place and the ripple effects that remain.

Is This The World's Oldest Case Of Cancer?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.08.2014 | Science

Scientists in Siberia say they may have discovered the oldest human case of metastatic cancer -- in a skeleton that dates back 4,500 years. "This i...

Tigers Don't Want Their Forests Liquidated

Michael Brune | Posted 12.02.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

You shouldn't have to worry that installing a new hardwood floor in your kitchen will rob Siberian tigers of their home.

PHOTOS: Gruesome Suit Of Armor Unearthed At Building Site

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 09.19.2014 | Science

Archaeologists working near the Siberian city of Omsk have unearthed a suit of armor that dates back 3,500 to 3,900 years -- and it's made almost enti...

Astronauts Baffled By Strange 'Spikes' Spotted In Siberia

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.29.2014 | Science

Astronauts looking down on Earth from the International Space Station in June were left scratching their heads when they spotted a “strange pattern ...

Sex, Lies, and Black Holes of Methane - in Fiction and Fact

Nathan Currier | Posted 10.20.2014 | Green
Nathan Currier

This is serious, and unexpected observations concerning the stability of Arctic methane stores, even globally trivial ones, should bring us back to a vastly more important public conversation from last year.

Methane 'Blowholes': The Next Phase of Climate Change

James Grundvig | Posted 10.20.2014 | Green
James Grundvig

This combined with the threat of releasing vast amounts of the methane into the air over a short period of time is an impending threat to the fragile civilization we built and people should no longer ignore.

Climate Change This Week: Mega Methane, Tidal Power, and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.10.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 16 2014 How unusua...

Gulag-Themed Holidays Are All the Rage in Sunny Siberia

Roadtrippers | Posted 06.20.2014 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

The Siberian Times reports that the latest travel fad is 'Gulag Tourism.' Gulags if you remember from 12th grade history, were Soviet-era forced labor camps. They were in existence from the 1930s until 1960.

Climate Change This Week: The Ultimate Reality Series, Zombie Oil, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 9, 2014 How unusua...

Early Migrants Got Stuck On Way To America, New Research Suggests

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 03.15.2014 | Science

Native Americans along the Pacific Coast and aboriginal Siberians may have both originated from populations living on the land bridge now submerged ...

11 Reasons Siberia Isn't As Terrible As You Think

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.26.2014 | Travel

"It's not like you're going to Siberia." ...but what if you were? Would that be a problem or something? We argue that it would not. It's isolated, ...

A World of Contrasts on the Trans Siberian Railroad

Don Mankin | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
Don Mankin

The train helped me get a better idea of what is most interesting about this very large corner of the planet, how the various pieces fit together, and what it all might mean for the future.

WATCH: What Minus 36 Degrees In Siberia Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Winter in some parts of Russia is so cold, you don't need a fog machine to have a rockin' party. Just open the window! This video was filmed in the...

Plane Crash Kills 9 In Siberia

AP | Posted 12.26.2013 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian cargo plane has crashed into a military base, killing all nine crew members. No casualties were reported among base personn...

Narrative and the Future of the Social Sciences

Paul Stoller | Posted 02.04.2014 | College
Paul Stoller

The power of anthropology and the social sciences is found, at least for me, in the narratives we put forward about the social conditions of people living in the world. In the social sciences, the books with legs are those that create a connection between writers and a diverse audience of readers.