Survival Skills 

Watching Night Turn To Day Because Of A Passing Meteor Is Jaw-Dropping

On December 6, people in Siberia got to witness an incredible sight when a meteor flew by. It was so bright that it completely lit up the night sky, making it look like daytime for a few seconds. Shortly after it passed by, witnesses heard a bang so loud that it caused car alarms to go off. Some thought it was a bomb, but the sound came from the meteor exploding in the atmosphere. Though you’d think that the meteor was huge, scientists estimate that it was only between 10…

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So There’s A City In Russia Called Yakutsk. And If You Visit It Once, You’re NEVER Going To Forget It.

If your city has “yak” in its name, then you probably know you’re not in for a good (or warm) time. Yakutsk is the capital city of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located only 280 miles south of the Arctic Circle. That means that every single person that lives in Yakutsk has to survive subarctic temperatures. Yakutsk has been recorded as the coldest city on earth… and has officially been recorded in my travel journal as the last place I would ever want to go. Although the cold city is beautiful, its…

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You Might Think These Wildlife Photos Are Staged, But That’s How Close He Really Got

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); If you’ve ever been to a national park, you know that approaching wildlife is typically frowned upon. And for good reason. That’s their turf, and things can go from bad to worse in two seconds flat if they feel like you’re encroaching on their territory. But what would you be able to witness if they couldn’t see you? That’s exactly what photographer George Turner aimed to find out when he set up shop in a small structure that’s known as Suicide Hide because of its proximity…

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These 9 Pictures Prove That Rasputin Was An Absolute Monster

If you’re at all familiar with Russian history, then you know the story of Grigori Rasputin. Rasputin was a religious mystic who was welcomed into the family of the Tsar after claiming that he could cure their son of his hemophilia. Rasputin was certainly no doctor, but in the mind of Alexandra Feodorovna — the Tsar’s wife — the man had magical healing powers. Rasputin is seen as a controversial figure to this day, and the extent of his influence over Tsarist politics is still up for debate. Getty Images…

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