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Breathtaking Photos of the Coldest City in the World In the village of Oymyakon, Russia, the average winter temperature is minus 58° Fahrenheit. That’s minus 50° Celsius. Does that make you feel a little warmer? Coldest temperature on record, from 1924, is minus 96° F (minus 71° C). Eyeglasses freeze to faces. Cars outside need […]

The simplest log loader I’ve ever seen. A perfect example of good old American ingenuity, by a Russian. [via: Neatorama] TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Lost in Time: Groovy Afghanistan. Really? Yep. Before Russia and then US invasions, Afghanistan was a hip, groovy, cool place. Makes you wonder, doesn’t it? TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Ever wonder what they eat for breakfast in China, or Turkey, or Scotland? Here’s your chance to find out. A total of breakfasts from 14 countries, including the USA with waffles, maple syrup, and salty fried chicken. Really. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Aliens-Schmaliens, now hear this: Russia orders Obama: Tell world about aliens or we will. There is so much talk about aliens on the Internet these days that they are becoming the Kardashians of the cosmos. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

I expect just about everybody has dug up something from an old piece of machinery one time or another, but a Russian discovered an aluminum gear that was determined to be 300 million years old. And this gear isn’t the only one. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Men in black in Russia appear to be something different than the Hollywood version. This video has got some convincing information about UFOs that might turn you into a believer if you aren’t already. Interesting and scary. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

I remember when the USSR was going strong that their collective farms were producing only a small percentage of food and the vast majority of their food came from small organic farmers. Guess what? Once again, the Russians are proving that small-scale organic gardening can feed the world. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

All I can say about this post is this: Russian billionaire reveals real-life ‘Avatar’ plan—and says he will upload his brain to a hologram and become immortal by 2045. Pardon my technical naivete, but just how would you upload your brain to a hologram? [via: The Global Reality] TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious