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The Geography of Justin Bieber Fever in North America

Ryan Nickum | Posted 04.08.2014 | Entertainment
Ryan Nickum

When deciding where to live, there's no shortage of considerations, particularly when it comes to the musical tastes of your neighbors. Before movin...

How Video Conferencing Delivers Education And Mental Health Care To The Arctic Circle

Willa Black | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Willa Black

The territory of Nunavut, Canada is incredibly cold and remote. It's roughly a four-hour plane ride north of Toronto, with temperatures well below the freezing mark for eight months of the year, dark in the winter months and light all summer long. The communities in the north face unprecedented challenges.

Favorite Finds From Folk Alliance 2013: The Canadians

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 05.07.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

Every year in February, Folk Alliance International brings together folk musicians, promoters, labels, organizers, agents, managers, DJs, journalists, and other folk lovers, for a giant trade show and music showcase.

I'm With Stupid: The Fiscal Benefits of Swapping Idaho for Samoa

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.16.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

As of this writing, people in all 50 states had filed requests to secede from the union in the wake of the presidential election, and I have to say I ...

Wild Weather Unleashed as Arctic Thaws

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Let's take a much closer look at what's going on in the Arctic, because it's thawing at an alarming rate.

Teen Stranded On Ice Floe With Polar Bears Is Rescued By Parachuters

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CORAL HARBOUR, Nunavut — Battling hypothermia, a 17-year-old hunter stranded on a floating chunk of ice shot and killed a polar bear while trapp...

Canadian Opens Plane's Emergency Door, Jumps To Death

theglobeandmail.com | OLIVER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An "unruly" passenger threw himself out a charter airplane flying high over Canada's far north, leaving his community reeling and grappling for answer...