Siberia

Ancient Virus Frozen Under Siberia 'Revived' After 30,000 years

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Tech

It sounds like the plot of a horror film... But it's almost certainly fine. Scientists have re-awoken an ancient virus which lay frozen in Siberian...

PICTURED: Baby Woolly Mammoth GOES On Display

The Huffington Post UK | Elliot Wagland | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK

A baby Woolly Mammoth found in a remote area of Russia has gone on display at an exhibition in Tokyo, Japan. The 39,000-year-old female Mammoth nam...

Who Do You Think You Are?

Sara Sheridan | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Sheridan

I have to admit to a certain amount of confusion of late. I was asked recently by a friend 'what' I considered myself. I live in Scotland and here, in the run up to the referendum on independence next autumn, most people are trying to figure out, in essence, if they're more Scottish than British or vice versa.

WATCH: 'Yeti & Baby Footage' Is Real, Says Abominable Snowman Academic

Will Stewart | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK

Footage which apparently shows a baby Yeti with its mother or father is real, a leading academic claims. The film was taken by 12-year-old Yevgeny...

Giant Asteroid Skims Earth At 'Eight Times The Speed Of A Bullet'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Tech

An 150-metre wide asteroid has passed by Earth just 27,700km (17,200 miles) closer than many communication satellites, and just one tenth the distance...

Asteroid 'Capable Of Flattening London' To Skim Earth

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK Tech

An asteroid capable of destroying London will skim past the Earth on Friday, approaching closer than many satellites. Scientists say they are sure ...

Asteroid With Destructive Power Of A Nuclear Bomb Will Narrowly Miss Earth On Feb 15. Phew.

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Tech

An asteroid half the size of a football pitch and with the destructive power of an H-bomb will narrowly miss striking Earth on February 15, scientists...

Foreign Office Bans WWII Veterans From Collecting Russian Bravery Medals

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK

Thousands of World War Two veterans who took part in what Winston Churchill described as "the worst journey in the world" have been told they cannot c...

Snow, Ice And -10C

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK

A bitterly cold weather front from Siberia is set to bring snow, ice and temperatures as low as -10C across the UK from Monday. The "Beast from the...

Is This The World's Coldest-Ever Gig?

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Charlie Simpson, the lead singer in Fightstar, has earned a place in the record books by playing a concert in one of the coldest populated places on E...

Yeti Hunt: DNA Tests On Mystery Hairs Reveal They Are From 'An Unknown Animal Closely Related To Man'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK

DNA tests on mysterious hairs found on a Yeti trek have reportedly revealed they come from an “unknown mammal closely related to man.” Scienti...

Three Yeti Sightings Reported In Siberia Ahead Of 'Abominable Snowman' Expedition (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK

Three separate Yeti "sightings" have been reported in the Siberian region of Kemerovo. The sightings come as Russia prepares to host a conference ...

Frozen Siberian Mammoth Yuka 'Butchered By Lions Then Seized By Ancient Humans' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK

Wounds sustained by a juvenile woolly mammoth suggest the beast was sieged by hunting lions AND ancient human beings, scientists say. The discover...

'UFO Fragment' Lands In Siberia, Russia (VIDEO, PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.03.2012 | UK

A chunk of metal the size of a car has crashed to earth close to a remote Siberian village. Russian media say the 31st 7lb item, which was discove...

WATCH: Wheel Falls Of BMW In The Middle Of The Road

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Do you know anyone who actually owns a dashboard camera? Or, as they're more commonly known, a dash cam? Because if you do, we'd like to thank you for...

'Indisputable Proof' Yetis Exist, Say Siberian Experts

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 11.12.2011 | UK

Once thought the stuff of myth, Siberian officials asserted this week that they are "95 per cent certain" that yetis do exist in Russia's most barren ...