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Russia Is About to Tow its “Floating Chernobyl” Through the Arctic Circle
The plant’s two reactors sit atop a nearly 500-foot platform, which will be pulled by tugboats through the Northern Sea Route
Looking for Aliens in the Arctic and Antarctic
With UFO sightings and temperatures on the rise, an artist discovers why the cold poles are hotspots for extraterrestrial life.
Himali Singh Soin
16-Year-Old Skis to South Pole, Trolls Men Who Told her to Make a Sandwich
Internet trolls told a 16-year-old explorer to get back home and make them a sandwich. So, she skied to the South Pole and left a ham cheese sandwich there for them.
Liam Daniel Pierce
This Explorer Is Leading an Arctic Expedition to Show the Firsthand Effects of Climate Change
We chat with famed adventurer Sir Robert Swan about his upcoming journey to Antarctica that will use only renewable energy.
Meet the Man Who Wants to Set Up a French-Fry Stand in Antarctica
I was wondering why the hell artist Arjen Boerstra wants to make fries on the other side of the world, between glaciers, in the freezing cold. So I called him to find out.
Roëlla Van Gulik
Inside the Loneliest Five-Star Restaurant in the World
You can eat foie gras at Antarctica's Concordia Station, but your closest neighbor is the International Space Station and you might not see oranges for three months.
An Explainer on the Polar Vortex You're About to Experience
Netflix and chill this weekend, literally.
The VICE Morning Bulletin
White House wants women to register for draft, Trump picks James "Mad Dog" Mattis as defense secretary, French president François Hollande will not run for second term, and more.
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin’s South Pole Visit Took a Crazy Turn
The iconic astronaut, 86, is in stable condition at at Antarctic research station.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
Rescuers are on a daring mission to save two people stranded at a South Pole research station
Only hours ago, a Canadian plane landed at Rothera, a British Antarctic Survey Station on the Antarctic Peninsula, after picking up two people working at a South Pole scientific station who urgently need medical help.
Currents Are the Secret to an Antarctic Climate Change Mystery
But just because you can't see it, doesn't mean it's not happening.
best of 2015
The Most Stunning Dining Destinations We Visited This Year
In order to eat the world, we have to travel to its farthest reaches, discovering some stunning destinations along the way.