facebook heads to the arctic circle, and goes green

It was announced this week that Facebook will soon build its first server location outside of the United States – near the Arctic Circle....

the landscapes of antarctica [video]

Antarctica is Earth's southernmost continent, containing the geographic South Pole. It is situated in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost entirely south...

the sun cuts communications to canada’s arctic provinces. yes, you read it right

Flights have been cancelled, bank machines are inoperable, and mobile phones do not work – all due to the sun. Almost forty communities in...

flying north in antarctica

Here it is!   This eighteen+ minute vlogcumentary chronicles my travels on the white continent and features the Drake Passage, Antarctic Peninsula, Danco Island, Neko Harbor,...

polarsirkelen: a visit to the arctic circle in norway

By guest blogger Fabien Reynaud. Having traveled all the way from eastern France, my parents and I stopped at the Arctic Circle during a trip...

the gentoo penguins of antarctica [video]

Everyone loves penguins! If you take a trip to Antarctica you will encounter hundreds of Gentoo penguins on the shores of the peninsula and...

the icebergs of antarctica [video]

The landscape of Antarctica is full of nature's floating art known as icebergs. An iceberg is ice that broke off from glaciers or shelf...

china eyes the arctic ocean

On the heels of Facebook’s move to the Arctic Circle, and even though all of the ice has yet to thaw, the resource race...

if you feel particularly magnetic today, blame the sun

If today you are watching BBC news or Al Jazeera, or even, dare I say, the Real Housewives tonight and you lose signal, blame...

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