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Teen 'Mauled To Death' By Black Bear While Running Race

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A teenage boy has been mauled to death by a bear while running a race in Alaska. Patrick Cooper was taking part in a competitive hill climb on Bird R...

Let's Make Our Planet Great Again

Steve Backshall | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK
Steve Backshall

The time for debating whether it's real is long, long gone. The time has come to do something about it. We CAN act to make big changes and save our planet. The first step, has to be making the people believe. Let's make our Planet Great again.

There’s A Sad Yet Majestic Beauty To These Moose Frozen In Battle

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK

With their antlers locked in furious battle, these moose were found immortalised in ice in the Alaskan town of Unalakleet. It’s believed the male mo...

A Week To Go: Final Predictions - Clinton Is On Course for a Narrow Victory

Duncan Kenyon | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Politics
Duncan Kenyon

Clinton should win the presidency, but not with the margin she would like to project the death of the GOP. She needs to work hard to keep her support base strong and happy - she will need it for the 2020 cycle.

Alaska: The Republican Party's Last Frontier?

Duncan Kenyon | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Politics
Duncan Kenyon

In many ways, Alaska is the most likely 'strong Republican' state to swing, purely from a mathematical point of view. If Clinton wins this state, it will send a powerful message to the Republicans that no state - even Sarah Palin's - is safe from the Democrats and make their work leading up to 2020 even more difficult.

Astonishing Footage Shows Skier Plunge 1,600 Feet.. And Survive

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Sport

A pro skier has miraculously escaped with his life after falling from the side of a 1,600ft mountain, cartwheeling in his descent for over 40 seconds....

Black Bear Gets Revenge After Being Pepper Sprayed By Traveller

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK

This black bear had only one thing in mind as it mercilessly chewed it way through this woman's kayak. Revenge. Mary Maley was holidaying in the Al...

Could This Fossil Be The Clue To A 'Lost World' Of Dinosaurs?

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK

Scientists have discovered a new species of dinosaur that was 30ft long and lived in the Arctic. Researchers believe there is a "lost world" of din...

Lib Dem Lord's Admissions Reopen the Cash for Honours Scandal

Stefan Simanowitz | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Politics
Stefan Simanowitz

The admission by former Liberal Democrat Party Treasurer Lord Razzall, that he was offered cash for peerages "several times a year" over a period of twelve years but failed to report any of these criminal offences threatens to take the lid back off one Westminster's most unseemly and nocuous can of worms of recent decades: cash for honours.

35,000 Walrus Cluster On Alaskan Beach As Global Warming Melts Their Ice

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK

When walruses get together, you’re going to know about it. Particularly if there are 35,000 of them, jostling for space on a beach in northwest ...

WATCH: Camper Has A Close Encounter Of The Bear Kind

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Comedy

There must be something in the North American water at the moment. A few days ago, we posted this video of a black bear who got too-close-for-comfo...

White House Petition For Alaska To Secede To Russia Gains 30,000 Signatures

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- Having added Crimea to the Russian Federation with barely a shot fired, Vladimir Putin’s next territorial acquisition could come gift wr...

Drones Are Showing Us Beautiful Places Humans Can't Reach

Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Tech

Proving that they are of far more use than removing teeth from the mouths of kids, an LA filmmaking firm has deployed a drone to stunning effect in Al...

Top 5 River Cruise Destinations

John MacLachlan | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
John MacLachlan

Cruise holidays are often associated with big, bold vessels sailing for miles and miles across vast expanses of open water, with floor upon floor of identical cabin rooms catering for the masses.

Apple Maps Users Accidentally Follow Directions Over Airport Runway

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Tech

The spectre of Apple's much-mocked maps service has raised its head again, almost a year to the day since its launch. An Alaskan airport has been f...

Alaskan Cat Mayor Claws His Way To Recovery After Assassination Attempt By Dog

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK

The honorary feline mayor of an Alaskan town has survived an assassination attempt by a dog. Ginger tom Stubbs was left with a punctured lung and ...

Top 5 Alternative Cruise Destinations

John MacLachlan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
John MacLachlan

As cruise companies continue to announce increasingly exotic itineraries reaching every corner of the globe, there is no time like the present to push the boat out and try something a little different!

This Woman Wants A More Powerful Job

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Politics

Former Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has said she is considering a bid for the US Senate. That's right. Sarah. Palin. The Tea ...

Alaskan Salmon Run Broadcast Live Online

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Tech

For what was the internet invented? Was it sharing news of truly transformative video games, sycophancy or bragging about our kids? None of the abo...

'Kali' The Orphaned Polar Bear Looking For A New Home (PICTURES)

Elliot Wagland | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK

Meet Kali, possibly the world's cutest polar bear. Three-month-old Kali was being cared for by workers at Alaska Zoo after being handed over by bio...

Giant Arctic Camels Used To Exist. Seriously.

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK

Camels might be known as ships of the desert but they had giant ancestors that once roamed the Arctic. Bone fragments belonging to a camel almost a...

Cast Your Net Further Afield This Year

Black Tomato | Posted 31.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

2013 certainly is the year for a challenge, and we at Black Tomato have taken on a new angle - fishing. Don your galoshes and waders and go extreme like Robson Green as we show you our top places to sling your hook this year.

China's New Nuclear Tourist Attraction

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK

China has announced it is to spend 6 million yuan (£595,000) on converting the site of the country's first nuclear bomb detonation into a unique, fas...

WATCH: Cat Celebrates 15 Years As Mayor Of Alaskan Town

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK Comedy

In southern Alaska there's a town called Talkeetna. As well as having a beautiful name, it's also got a beautiful mayor - well, if you appreciate feli...

Massive Algae 'Forest' Discovered Under Arctic Sea Ice

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has found a huge 'forest' of algae under the Arctic Ocean, a discovery they say is equivalent to finding a rainforest in a desert. A giant blo...