Canada is planning to claim the North Pole as part of its territory, and Russia has something to say about that: Oh, heck no. President Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian military to boost its presence in the Arctic, and though he's discussed the idea before, the BBC calls this...
By Stephanie Pfirman This week, we are launching a test of “IceTracker”—a tool that allows users to see the trajectories of Arctic sea ice forward or backward from any day between 1981 and 2012, as well as other data including sea-ice speed, air temperature, water depth and the age of the sea ice along the [...]
The Canadian government is claiming 463,323 square miles (1.2 million square kilometers) in the Arctic, a wide expanse of territory that includes the North Pole. Trouble is, Canada hasn't yet fully mapped the era, nor does it have the scientific evidence to back the claim. Read more...
Thousands of canceled flights and endless dreary delays awaited Americans who attempted to travel by passenger jet during this never-ending arctic monster storm, proving once again that none of us have any common sense at all. Why do...Show More Summary
If you’re wondering why this Lamborghini Aventador is sporting a ski box, I’d suggest you head over to Jon Olssen’s website. Besides the glorious arctic camouflage BAPE wrap that envelops the modern driving machine, this V12 is wearing a… Lamborghini x BAPE Arctic Camo Aventador with Ski Box is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
Canada’s economic zone is gonna get a whole lot bigger if their UN request for expanding its continental shelf in the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans is approved. The key issue/interest being that as global warming advances north, that area will become viable for new shipping lanes and mineral extraction. Not...
A group comprised of 17 oil and gas companies has established a project for joint seismic acquisition in the southeastern Barents Sea.
This should blow the cold away. (Credit: Bedjet) It's not an electric blanket. It's not a waffle-iron-esque heating device from the past. It's a Bedjet, a heating and cooling gadget controlled by a remote or smartphone app. The Kickstarter project is raising funds to make beds either toasty warm or soothingly cool. Show More Summary
That was some catch and throw. The Bears scorched the Dallas Cowboys in arctic Soldier Field last night, 45-28, thanks to the brilliant play of the entire offense.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Syfy's hottest new show in 2014 is the mysterious Arctic thriller Helix. And now we've seen the first episode, and we can honestly say this series could very well be the next Lost (before it went downhill). Here's our spoiler-free review of the pilot. Read more...
It was a weekend of wild weather and fantastic finishes as Week 14 was officially entered into the record books. The arctic blast appears to have turned the entire northern territory into a giant snow globe. And just like a snow globe,...Show More Summary
That grand old poem called Winter is round again without any connivance of mine. As I sit under Lee’s Cliff, where the snow is melted, amid sere pennyroyal and frost-bitten catnep, I look over my shoulder upon an arctic scene. I seeShow More Summary
Can you believe that the Monkeys have been around for nearly 10 years now? It feels like just yesterday that Jefe and I were over in London slamming around some club in Camden when their debut came out. That album was built on a feverish energy, giant hooks and choruses that made you want to [...]
MOSCOW (AP) — Expanding Russia's military presence in the Arctic region is among the top priorities for the nation's armed forces, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.
Canada intends to lay claim to the North Pole as part of a bid to assert control over a large part of the resource-rich Arctic, Foreign Minister John Baird said on Monday.
Image of arctic ice melt / Shutterstock A new climate change study has uncovered a link between extreme weather patterns and melting ice caps in the Arctic. The changes indicated in the study include the slower eastward movement of huge weather systems,
Rising ocean acidification is threatening the survival of copepods, the tiny crustaceans, according to an expedition to the Arctic, which was a part of the Catlin Arctic Survey. Ocean acidification occurs when seawater absorbs high levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, lowering the pH scale and making the environment acidic. An estimated 30 percent […]
Scientists huddled in a sea ice camp on the Arctic Ocean have produced new evidence that climate change could be threatening the food web in the far North. The researchers found that shrimp-like creatures eaten by everything from fish to whales are likely to react poorly to increasingly acidic water caused by high levels of […]