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I love this sort of story. Ancient Siberian Mummy Had Breast Cancer and Self-Medicated with Marijuana October 18, 2014 | A team of Russian scientists has determined that the Siberian “ ice ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 71 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2014 at 07:20 AM PDT with 106 Recommends
The one thing we can predict with certainty about Global Warming is, we are in for many surprises as our climate convulses from it's relative stability of the recent past, to who knows what lies ...
by pollwatcher
Comment Count 271 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 06:49 AM PDT with 382 Recommends
The fires were touched off by thunderstorms that produced no rain. The Siberian Times reports that over 1000 people had to be evacuated from their homes due to fire in the Sakha Republic, also known ...
by Pakalolo
Comment Count 80 comments on Fri Jul 25, 2014 at 05:00 AM PDT with 140 Recommends
The Siberian Times has a long article, First pictures from inside the 'crater at the end of the world' , on the recently discovered crater in the Siberian Yamal Peninsula that was previously ...
by BMScott
Comment Count 75 comments on Fri Jul 18, 2014 at 04:33 PM PDT with 148 Recommends
Oblique view of crater shows an elevated rim but around a deep hole. This morphology is indicative of a methane explosion, not a meteorite impact or surface collapse into a sink hole.
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 357 comments on Wed Jul 16, 2014 at 08:07 PM PDT with 575 Recommends
You ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes. -Mother Jones ``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````` Wednesday ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jul 13, 2014 at 11:00 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Because he had nowhere to sleep; because he was mentally ill; because he was forgotten; because, because, because. But really because we, as a society, are perfectly fine dragging those most in ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 68 comments on Wed Mar 19, 2014 at 10:01 PM PDT with 128 Recommends
A structure built in the gold rush is exposed by the drying of Folsom Lake. The jet stream tracked far north of normal over the eastern Pacific for all of 2013 causing severe drought on the ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 136 comments on Fri Jan 03, 2014 at 04:45 PM PST with 232 Recommends
The driven snow and ice covered vistas that most of us imagine when thinking of Siberia are not to be found in large swaths of the region. Some of the northern areas of Russia now are snowless, with ...
by Pakalolo
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Dec 22, 2013 at 07:46 AM PST with 75 Recommends
It's that time again when I normally come here to beg for clicks and forewords and likes & etc. I must confess that it's become less urgent now. I've been hired to continue this. It remains my ...
by swrussel
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Dec 20, 2013 at 09:38 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Pollen studies found that treeless Lake Elgygytgyn in the harsh Siberian Arctic had a temperate climate and was tree lined the last time CO2 was at today's level of 400ppm. A meteorite crashed ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 123 comments on Fri May 10, 2013 at 11:03 AM PDT with 197 Recommends
A climate tipping point of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels has been discovered. Detailed studies of stalactites and stalagmites in caves in Russia's Lake Baikal region revealed that Siberian ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 417 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 08:15 AM PST with 456 Recommends
The recent event in Siberia has given new urgency to a decades old question: Can we stop one of these things or not? The answer depends on several variables ranked in the following order of ...
by DarkSyde
Comment Count 108 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 08:00 PM PST with 53 Recommends
Friday was a day of fallen heroes. Jesse Jackson, Jr. was indicted (after he'd already plea bargained) , alleged to have stolen $750,000 of public funds and spent it on everything from Michael ...
by shanikka
Comment Count 88 comments on Sat Feb 16, 2013 at 12:00 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Melting and erosion of permafrost along Siberia's vast Arctic coastline is releasing huge amounts of CO2, about ten times more than previously ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 137 comments on Sat Sep 01, 2012 at 05:55 AM PDT with 305 Recommends
This will not be long -- and certainly not scholarly -- but there has been so little coverage of these fires, which are on a scale that dwarfs those in Colorado, that I felt someone ought to draw ...
by GulfExpat
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Aug 08, 2012 at 02:31 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Stunning spikes of Arctic heat in interglacial periods, far warmer than predicted by existing climate models, may be caused by rapid melting of Antarctic ice. The ocean overturning circulation ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 60 comments on Fri Jun 22, 2012 at 06:11 AM PDT with 141 Recommends
We are approaching the perfect political and sociological storm caused by the undeniable impact of climate change, the continued explosive growth of population, globalization and urbanization added ...
by Trenz Pruca
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Aug 03, 2011 at 04:48 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Methane is coming. Lots of it. That;s what this report says: Leaking Siberian ice raises a tricky climate ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Nov 23, 2010 at 04:33 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Here I am, back in my nice warm hotel room in Petrozavidsk, Russia, after having bravely struggled out into rain, sleet, hail and dead of night in search of this northern industrial city's main post ...
by Jane Stillwater
Comment Count 38 comments on Wed Oct 14, 2009 at 10:36 AM PDT with 17 Recommends