Canada's About to Claim the North Pole as Its Own

Have you spent the past decade believing that Canada is nothing more than our friendly, innocuous neighbor to the north? Good—that's what they wanted you to think. In reality, Canada has given the past 10 years of its life and $200 million dollars in taxpayer money to file the ultimate claim: over 1 million square… » 12/03/13 1:20pm 12/03/13 1:20pm

Stunning night images of a nuclear ice breaker in the middle of nowhere

Sergey Dolya took some incredible photos in an expedition to the North Pole on board a Russian Arktika-class nuclear ice breaker. In the words of Buzz Aldrin, "Beautiful, beautiful. Magnificent desolation." By the way, did you know that you can get a cabin on board these and other industrial ships? » 11/06/13 11:53am 11/06/13 11:53am

IMPORTANT NORTH POLE UPDATE: It's Frozen Again

Brace yourself ladies and gentlemen for some breaking somewhat-climate-change-related news coming out of the Arctic. The North Pole that just one week ago looked like a lake on the top of planet Earth, no longer looks like a lake. It's frozen now, just like it usually is. » 8/01/13 12:34pm 8/01/13 12:34pm

Mysterious Earth's Core Plume Shifting the Magnetic North Pole

The north magnetic pole is moving at 37 miles-a-year toward Russia, which means they're stealing it. Or the Earth's core is fluxing. Actually, nobody really knows what's happening. I just hope it's not a prelude to a catastrophic magnetic shift. » 12/27/09 12:00pm 12/27/09 12:00pm