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The Remarkable Alaska’s Indigenous People Snow Goggles

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The Arctic’s Inuit and Yupik peoples, having thrived in its severe conditions, invented snow goggles to protect against snow’s blinding glare. Continue reading »

“Fat Bear Week” Contest Finds The Alaska’s Bulkiest Bear of 2022

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“Fat Bear Week” is a weeklong, bracket-style elimination contest that pits the bulkiest bears of Katmai National Park against one another. At this time of the year bears are embracing their ursine urge to eat like there’s no tomorrow and fortify themselves for winter hibernation. Continue reading »

This Pet Dentist From Alaska Conquered The Internet With His Indescribably Cute Dogs

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Dentists can be quite scary to most people, though we can never pinpoint the reason why. Maybe it’s because the sound of the drill or the fact that we’re in such a prone position as they work in our mouths and we never know what they’re going to discover. Continue reading »

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race In Alaska, Part 2

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Friday, March 13, 2015, Mitch Seavey’s lead dogs with frosty whiskers at the Huslia, Alaska, checkpoint for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. (Photo by Loren Holmes/AP Photo/Alaska Dispatch News)
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Photographer Ron Gile Snaps The Wild Beauty Of The Alaskan Ice Caves

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This photographer is walking on thin ice after taking stunning photographs inside an Alaskan ice cave that could collapse at any moment. Continue reading »

Bore Tide Surfing in Alaska

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A general view of Cook Inlet before the Bore Tide at Turnagain Arm on July 12, 2014 in Anchorage, Alaska. Alaskas most famous Bore Tide, occurs in a spot on the outside of Anchorage in the lower arm of the Cook Inlet, Turnagain Arm, where wave heights can reach 6-10 feet tall, move at 10-15 mph and the water temperature stays around 40 degrees farenheit. This years Supermoon substantially increased the size of the normal wave and made it a destination for surfers. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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Ice Alaska – World Ice Art Championships 2013


Every year in Fairbanks, Alaska, the World Ice Art Championships takes place, and it is no cute little side hobby. Praised as one of the world’s largest ice sculpting competitions and exhibitions, the World Ice Art Championships has grown into a month-long event featuring more than 70 teams from around the world. The works are stunning and often massive in both size and visual appeal. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: In the Caves of Alaska

A brave photographer risked his life venturing into a cave below a glacier to capture these scenes, which look like something from the Ice Age in Alaska. (Photo by Photoshelter)