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The Arctic Looks Drop Dead Gorgeous In This Video

Video: As you grow older, you start realising that you might never get to see certain cities or visit some places around the world. Like, I’m fairly confident that I’ll never visit the Arctic. And, whatever, that’s OK, it’s too cold up there anyway. But my oh my, is it beautiful. It looks almost unreal — the white of the ice looks completely pristine and the structures just look untouched.

Combining Skiing And Wingsuits Seems Like A Very Bad Idea

One reason a product ends up on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo is because companies, or investors, have deemed it too dangerous to bring to market. Wearing a wingsuit while skiing seems like it would make an already dangerous sport even riskier, but you can still pre-order one via Indiegogo.

Beautiful Video Shows Every Season Of A Year On One Running Route

Video: When you run over 240km on the same route over the course of a year and take a total of 98,366 photos of that route while braving the snow, the rain, the cold, the heat and all the crazy things the elements can thrown at you, you get a pretty fantastic hyperlapse video that blends all the different seasons together. It’s really cool to see the environment and the city suddenly morph and change all around a single 8km loop in Montana.

Aussie Snow Visitors Are Using More Mobile Data Than Ever

If you’ve been to the snow in the last couple of years, you’ll have had some trouble getting online on your smartphone. Australia’s ski towns have been notoriously poorly served for high-speed mobile data, but that’s been changing: Telstra now says its customers use nearly two terabytes of 4G data per week at Victoria’s Mount Buller resort alone.

Is It Safe To Eat Snow?

Quick! Something white, cold, and flaky is falling from the sky. Should you start eating it, perhaps by the spoonful? Maybe — but, more likely, maybe not.

A New Machine Lets Ski Resorts Make Snow Even When It's 32 Degrees Out

If the only reason you’re worried about global warming is that it will mean a shorter ski season, you can go ahead and buy that petrol-guzzling SUV you’ve been eyeing. A new type of snow machine can churn out the white stuff when it’s as hot as 32C out, and it uses way less water in the process.

The Arctic Circle Just Had Its Earliest Snowmelt Ever

Five hundred kilometres above of the Arctic Circle is America’s northern most snow observatory, typically the last place in the nation to see its snow melt. As of today, its snow has melted, setting a new (and terrible) record.

Here's How Giant Machines Clear Roads On A Ridiculously Snowy Mountain

Mother Nature always forgets to end winter in places like Norway so it’s up to these giant snow blower tractors to clear the road. You can see how it works in the video below, the monster snow blower blasts through the layers of thick snow and carves out an open path, revealing the mountain road that was buried underneath.

Snowboarding An Abandoned Winter Resort Looks Like So Much Fun

Video: Empty ski resorts? Yeah, that would be fun to shred. Ski resorts that have been abandoned for four years though? So. Much. More. Fun. Here are a bunch of snowboarders — Red Gerard, Marko Grilc, and Tim-Kevin Ravnjak — having their go in a world left behind for snow to stack up on.

The First Person View Of Climbing A Snowy 6900 Metre Tall Mountain Is A Little Bit Terrifying

Video: If there is a mountain, people will climb it. Or at least, people that are much, much bolder than I am. Here is some incredible point of view footage from David Lama and Conrad Anker as they become the first expedition to reach the headwall of Lunag Ri, a 6907m tall mountain on the border of Nepal and Tibet.

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