Alaska

tech-science

Tons of Dead Seals Are Washing Up In the Arctic and Nobody Knows Why

Dozens of seal carcasses, some showing signs of hair loss, are being reported in northern Alaska.
Sarah Emerson
6.13.19
tech-science

The Climate Crisis Likely Caused Mass Die-Off of Puffins

As many as 8,800 birds died over the course of a few months in 2016 due to a severe food shortage.
Becky Ferreira
5.29.19
Motherboard

Climate Change Could Expose Tons of Human Poop Left on Alaskan Glacier

Climbers have abandoned roughly 66 tons of feces on Mount Denali, and it’s just waiting to reemerge.
Sarah Emerson
4.2.19
Recipe

King Crab and XO Sauce with Homemade Pici Pasta Recipe

This simple homemade pasta doesn't require a machine, just some good old fashioned elbow grease.
Jamie Bissonnette
1.24.19
tech

The Guy Behind This $2,400 Egg-Shaped Capsule Says It Will Save Us During Deadly Earthquakes

Meant to withstand violent impacts, Mexican engineer Reynaldo Vela’s personal protection pods take prehistoric design cues and are part of a broader trend in disaster capitalism.
Paul Biasco
12.6.18
Motherboard

Scenes of Destruction as 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Alaska

A massive earthquake on Friday has triggered a tsunami warning for parts of southern Alaska.
Sarah Emerson
11.30.18
the arctic

Climate Change Has Delayed the First Oil Production Facility in Federal Arctic Waters

An unprecedented fossil fuel venture in the Beaufort Sea is feeling the consequences of warming Arctic temperatures.
Sarah Emerson
11.9.18
Recipe

Alaska King Crab Rolls Recipe

Lobster is great and all, but king crab is pretty dank, too, tbh.
Farideh Sadeghin
10.19.18
Recipe

Smoked Alaska Salmon Toasts Recipe

The perfect dish for your next afternoon tea date.
Farideh Sadeghin
10.9.18
climate change

An Inter-Tribal Gathering Is Helping Scientists Fight Climate Change

Indigenous tribes from Siberia and the Pacific Northwest gathered this summer to strategize their survival in the rapidly warming Arctic.
Avery L. White
8.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Man in Cargo Shorts Takes Selfie with a Ton of Hungry Bears

Whose dad is this?
Drew Schwartz
8.16.18
cyberattack

Town Reverts to Ancient Technologies After Getting Hacked

Matanuska-Susitna officials declared a state of emergency when a serious malware attack took down their systems.
Samantha Cole
8.2.18
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