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NBC Is Going To 'Siberia' | Posted 05.20.2013 | TV

NBC has ordered a scripted series for summer about a reality show gone way bad. "Siberia," which will bow July 1 at 10 p.m., is about a group of co...

Has Century-Old Tunguska Mystery Finally Been Solved?

Posted 05.02.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 05/02/2013 11:51 AM EDT on LiveScience In June 1908, a mysterious blast occurred above the remote Russian...

Skull DNA Points To MUCH Older Date For Dogs' Domestication

Posted 03.07.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 03/06/2013 05:04 PM EST on LiveScience A canine skull found in the Altai Mountains of S...

I Saved My Daughter, Twice

Tina Traster | Posted 02.18.2013 | Parents
Tina Traster

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt make it look easy. They adopt kids from all corners of the world and the media broadcasts images of perfect Kodak moments. They'd have you believing families bond and blend instantaneously. They don't. Not always.

McDonald's To Open First Location In Siberia

Posted 08.30.2012 | Home

Can McDonald's have any more of a ubiquitous presence around the world? We think not, because the fast food chain is finally rolling into the far reac...

LOOK: Siberian Mummy Tattoos Date Back 2,500 Years

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.20.2012 | Science

A Siberian mummy with intricate tattoos decorating her body has been revealed in Russia. Researchers estimate the mysterious woman, known as the U...

Track Records: Yekaterinburg And The Asian Frontier

Benedict Cooper | Posted 09.22.2012 | Travel
Benedict Cooper

I'm sitting in a cabin on the Trans Siberian Railway with a Russian army officer's huge fingers clasped around my throat. He bellows into my face from about six inches away.

Russian Artist Makes Giant Mosquito Out Of Scrap Metal

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.13.2012 | Home

In western Siberia, art sucks you! While it's no Robosaurus, this sculpture by Russian artist Valery Chaliy is probably about as close as Siberia i...

What Killed Off Woolly Mammoths?

Posted 06.12.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 06/12/2012 11:08 AM EDT on LiveScience Woolly mammoths were apparently driven to extinctio...

Baby Mammoth Frozen In Time

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.10.2012 | Green

Meet Lyuba, the world's best-preserved baby mammoth. Discovered in 2007 by a reindeer herder in the Siberian permafrost of the remote Yamal Penins...

Michael Klare's The Race for What's Left

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 06.02.2012 | Books
Lawrence Wittner

Is it possible to cope with the immense dangers posed by the rapid consumption of the world's resources? In The Race for What's Left, Michael Klare claims that it is -- but only through a significant change in behavior.

Plane Carrying 43 Passengers Crashes In Siberia

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2012 | World

(Reuters) - A passenger plane crashed and burst into flames after takeoff in Siberia on Monday, killing 31 people and putting the spotlight on Russia'...

Mass. Teen Sells Socks To Support Russian Orphans

Salem Patch | Posted 02.23.2012 | Impact

Bridget Ayers is an unassuming 13-year-old who loves the Beatles and classic rock and, like many others her age, she still has the occasional off-day ...

Lee Speigel

Tusk, Tusk: Woolly Mammoth Video A Big, Hairy Hoax (VIDEO) | Lee Speigel | Posted 02.13.2012 | Weird News

It's not exactly the boy who cried wolf - it might be more correct to call it the man who hollered woolly mammoth. It appears that a story last wee...

Woolly Mammoth Allegedly Caught On Video In Siberia

Posted 02.09.2012 | Weird News

A woolly mammoth has reportedly been seen and videotaped in Siberia, offering irrefutable proof that the giant hairy prehistoric elephants -- believed...

Ancient Skull Reveals Clues About Man's Best Friend

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.24.2012 | Science

How long have we been raising dogs? According to new research, long enough that we ought to call them 'caveman's best friend.' A 33,000 year-old do...

WATCH: Traveler Looks For 'Jesus' In Siberia

Posted 12.23.2011 | Travel

The globetrotting provocateurs at Vice have just released one of their weirdest travel series yet: A three-part documentary hunt for "Jesus of Siberia...

Lee Speigel

Scientists '95 Percent' Certain Last Month They'd Found Evidence of a Yeti, Now . . . Not So Much | Lee Speigel | Posted 11.22.2011 | Weird News

A group of international scientists made headlines last month after suggesting they were "95 percent" certain they'd found evidence that the elusive Y...

How To Create A Prayer Tree In Your Local Community

Sandra Ingerman | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Sandra Ingerman

Many people during this time of year buy Christmas trees. During our solstice celebration this year I would suggest a new way to bring in this holiday season.

Black In The Whitest Corner Of Russia

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 01.11.2012 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

An entire group of Russian tourists asked if they too could take my picture! I was a novelty and it was 2010!

Lee Speigel

American And Russian Scientists Join In Hunt For Siberian Snowman | Lee Speigel | Posted 12.05.2011 | Weird News

Snowmen aren't just playthings children build in wintertime. Some say they're living beings, and an international group of scientists are about to go ...

PHOTOS: Is North Korea Ready To Halt Nuclear Missile Tests?

AP | By MANSUR MIROVALEV | Posted 10.24.2011 | World

MOSCOW (AP) -- North Korea is ready to impose a moratorium on nuclear missile tests if international talks on its nuclear program resume, a spokesman ...

WATCH: Kim Jong-Il Arrives In Siberia For Summit

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.24.2011 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's armored train arrived Tuesday in an eastern Siberian city for a summit with Russian President Dmitry...

Putin On Ice: Russian Prime Minister Shows Off Hockey Skills

Posted 06.18.2011 | World

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has regularly sought to portray himself as his nation's man of action, manning fighter jets, going barechested o...

Yeti Probe Planned In Siberia

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Officials in west Siberia plan to launch a new scientific institute dedicated to studying yetis after a spate of reported sightings in remote areas. ...