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

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.10.2014 | 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.

Here's Definitive Proof That Everything Is Crazier In Russia

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.21.2013 | World

Poor Russia. While there are surely plenty of sane people living in that frigid place, all we ever seem to recall are the insane ones. You might cut t...

On The Trail of the Whales: The Voice of the Whale

Doreen Walton | Posted 11.26.2013 | Green
Doreen Walton

I imagine us, soaring over the sea ice, over my greys. We were so close. Why is nothing working? What am I doing chasing whales anyway? Who do I think I am? Doctor effing Doolittle?

The Hottest Day On Record ... In Siberia?

Posted 07.26.2013 | World

Did the Arctic region break a heat record? According to English-language outlet The Siberian Times, temperatures of 32 degrees Celsius, or 89.6 de...

Chernobyl at Sea? Russia Building Floating Nuclear Power Plants

John C.K. Daly | Posted 09.14.2013 | World
John C.K. Daly

Never mind oil spills -- the Russian Federation is preparing an energy initiative that, if it has problems, will inject nuclear material into the maritime environment.

Cannes Lions Shingerview With Darrell Whitelaw, Partner, Siberia

David Shing | Posted 09.10.2013 | Business
David Shing

What does a designer want to do with endless white space? Create, of course. A designer by trade, Darrell is most excited about the need for technology and creativity to work together to deliver "consumable" experiences and services.

Welcome To 'Siberia'

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 08.08.2013 | TV

NBC's summer series Siberia has found a way to solve the problem of "found footage" projects. You know how when you're watching a Paranormal Activity ...

NBC Is Going To 'Siberia'

EW.com | 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 | Food

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'...