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The Air Force is getting rid of B-1B bombers, but it's keeping one around for a different kind of mission

An airman salutes a B-1B Lancer that is being divested at Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota, February 17, 2021. US Air Force/Airman Jonah Fronk The Air Force is divesting B-1B bombers, aiming to retire the fleet by the end of the 2030s. At least one of the outgoing bombers will find new life as a lab to help keep other B-1s flying. See more stories on Insider's business page. In February, the Air Force announced that it will begin retiring the B-1B Lancer from service by divesti...
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Grey Launches a Global Campaign for Volvo Cars on the Biggest Safety Challenge We’ve Ever Faced

has created the Ultimate Safety Test campaign for Volvo Cars . After leading the industry in automotive safety for decades, Volvo Cars is now broadening its focus to make sure sustainability becomes as ingrained in the company culture as safety always has been. The global campaign, which covers TV, online video, social, digital, OOH and radio and print, is part of wider integrated and marketing efforts from Volvo Cars that reflect the company’s commitment to climate neutrality and el...
Tags: Europe, UK, Advertising, Automotive, Volvo, Arctic Circle, Grey, Bjorn, Volvo Cars, Ivan Zachariáš, Javier Campopiano, Mike Johnstone, Global Campaign for Volvo Cars, Central Marketing Brand

Could a Norway boycott of the Qatar World Cup change the future of football? | Håvard Melnæs

Football fans are asking leaders of the game difficult questions, and it all started with a club north of the Arctic Circle“Tromsø IL thinks it is time for football to stop and take a few steps back. We should think about the purpose of football and why so many love our sport. That corruption, modern-day slavery and a high number of workers’ deaths are the fundament to our most important tournament, the World Cup, is totally unacceptable.”This surprise statement, released by Norwegian top-flight...
Tags: Qatar, Fa, Norway, Arctic Circle, Brann, Tromsø, Rosenborg Vålerenga

A stunning image of the Milky Way took 12 years to photograph. It shows the ghost of a supernova.

Metsavainio's mosaic captures a portion of the Milky Way. J-P Metsavainio Photographer J-P Metsavainio captured images of the Milky Way for 12 years to create a new mosaic. It shows 20 million stars in the galaxy and also features the remains of three supernovas. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Milky Way galaxy is nearly 2 million light-years across. To visualize even a small chunk of this collection of asteroids, stars, planets, dust, and gas, photographers have t...
Tags: Photography, Astronomy, Science, News, Trends, Earth, Universe, Arctic Circle, Constellation, Milky Way Galaxy, Supernova, Cygnus, Nebula, Oulu Finland, California Nebula, Aria Bendix

POTD: Royal Marines in the Arctic Circle

Fresh and cold pictures of Royal Marines specialists from the Arctic Circle is what’s on offer in our Photo Of The Day. If you can offer some help in identifying the firearms please let us know in the comments below. We think they are Colt Canada C8 SFWs, also known as the L119 in the […] Read More … The post POTD: Royal Marines in the Arctic Circle appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Canada, Royal Marines, Arctic Circle, Special Forces, Photo of the Day, C8 SFW, L119

Rare Arctic walrus spotted off the coast of Ireland may have drifted far from home during a nap, one expert said

This April 13, 2004 photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a large Pacific bull walrus on ice in the Bering Sea. Joel Garlich-Miller/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP An Arctic walrus found itself thousands of miles from home this weekend off the coast of Ireland. Marine biologists agree the walrus is likely quite young based on the size of its tusks. One expert theorized the animal drifted far from home after falling asleep on an iceberg See more stories on Inside...
Tags: Science, Trends, Ap, Bbc, BBC News, Marine, Atlantic, Daily Mail, Ireland, Wwf, Arctic, Greenland, Pacific, North Atlantic, Arctic Circle, Wildlife Service

8th Gen Mercedes-AMG SL Unveiled

Mercedes-AMG wanted to show you its new SL Roadster, a 2+2 seater, testing its 4Matic+ all-wheel-drive system at a private proving ground in Sweden near the Arctic Circle. In typical Mercedes fashion, they said it was as much a test of the Roadster’s convertible top as it was the all-wheel-drive system under these harsh conditions. […] The post 8th Gen Mercedes-AMG SL Unveiled appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Design, Technology, Sweden, Germany, History, German, Autos, Mercedes-benz, Mercedes, Arctic Circle, Mercedes-AMG, Sports Car, Enthusiasm, News Blog, Tuners

Texas snowstorms are due to rapid heating of the Arctic, say scientists

Winter Storm Uri brought snow and freezing temperatures to Texas this week, causing multiple deaths and damage to infrastructure.Climate scientists have spent years exploring the relationship between extreme winter weather and warming temperatures in the Arctic Circle.Some studies suggest that the warming Arctic disrupts a natural phenomenon known as the polar vortex, which normally contains cold air in the north. Winter Storm Uri battered the southern U.S. this week with frigid temperatures an...
Tags: Weather, Texas, Science, Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, Nasa, Earth, Innovation, Arctic, Noaa, Un, Arctic Circle, Uri

Russian bombers flew over the Arctic as US B-1B bombers prepare to deploy to the same area

A Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bomber over the Red Square during the Victory Day parade in Moscow, May 9, 2015. RIA Novosti/REUTERS Two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack strategic bombers performed a mission over the neutral waters of the Barents, Greenland, and Norwegian seas. That's the same region where US B-1 Lancer bombers are going to operate in a couple of weeks, reaffirming the strategic value of the Arctic and Scandinavia. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Russi...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, Isil, Russia, US, Trends, Syria, South Dakota, Arctic, Moscow, Raf, Norway, Greenland, Iceland, Scandinavia, Pacific Ocean

Elon Musk says he's 'super fired up' for fighting climate change with Joe Biden

President Joe Biden speaks before signing executive orders on his first day in White House on January 21, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) Elon Musk is 'fired up' to help the Biden administration on climate change. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO told Fortune he's hopeful that they can make progress on the environment.  Musk is currently running a competition to give a $100 million prize to the best carbon capture technology. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. El...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Politics, Texas, Science, Climate Change, White House, US, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, United States, Paris, Keystone Xl

Was 2020 the World's Warmest Year Ever?

"New data from EU satellites shows that 2020 is in a statistical dead heat with 2016 as the world's warmest year," reports the BBC (in an article shared by long-time Slashdot reader AmiMoJo): The Copernicus Climate Change Service says that last year was around 1.25C above the long-term average. The scientists say that unprecedented levels of heat in the Arctic and Siberia were key factors in driving up the overall temperature. The past 12 months also saw a new record for Europe, around 0.4C warm...
Tags: Europe, Tech, Eu, Bbc, Arctic, Siberia, Arctic Circle, Copernicus Climate Change Service

The Coast Guard's only working icebreaker sailed farther north than ever before 'to wave the flag' in the Arctic

US Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star in the Chukchi Sea at about 10:30 a.m. local time on December 23, 2020. US Coast Guard/PO1 Cynthia Oldham Polar Star, one of only two US icebreakers and the only one currently functional, sailed north of 72 degrees latitude on Christmas Day, a new record for the service. The milestone and Polar Star's deployment come as the US scrambles to build more icebreakers, which are seen as vital for asserting presence in the increasingly accessible Arctic. Visit...
Tags: White House, China, Russia, US, International, Trends, Alaska, Arctic, Antarctica, South Pacific, Arctic Circle, Icebreaker, Arctic Ocean, Antarctic, Coast Guard, US Coast Guard

A workshop in Spain is using 3D-printing tech to make 'fake' versions of ancient masterpieces

A workshop in Spain uses 3D-printing technology to recreate priceless works of art.The digital techniques are giving new life to old masterpieces by repairing damage, rejuvenating long-lost color, and even piecing back together broken fragments.Some critics have accused the workshop, Factum Arte, of forgery, but the founder maintains the works are simply highly faithful facsimiles of the originals.View more episodes of Business Insider Today on Facebook. Adam Lowe saunters between the works of c...
Tags: Art, Facebook, Video, News, Saudi Arabia, Trends, Spain, 3d Printing, Paris, Brazil, Finland, Art Restoration, Venice, Madrid, Arctic Circle, Palermo

The US Navy says Santa and his elves 'were born into' one of its most exclusive clubs

Lt. Nicholas McGrath plays the role of Boreas Rex, the King of the North, and initiates sailors into the Order of the Blue Nose aboard USS Ross, November 4, 2020. US Navy/MCS Seaman Christine Montgomery Santa Claus, a noted globetrotter, is apparently a member of the Order of the Blue Nose. According to Navy tradition, that accolade is only given to sailors who make it north of the Arctic Circle, and Santa and his elves are lifetime members, according to one Navy command. Visit Business In...
Tags: Navy, Russia, US, International, Trends, Nato, Arctic, Santa Claus, Norway, Santa, Pacific, US Navy, Arctic Circle, Litchfield, Neptune, Ross

Winter in the coldest city on Earth – in pictures

Located south of the Arctic Circle, in Russia’s far east, Yakutsk is known for its severe climate Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Russia, World news, Earth, Arctic Circle, Yakutsk

22 discoveries this year changed our understanding of how animals communicate, compete, and defend themselves

elbud/Shuttershock As scientists researched the evolution and behavior of animal species over the last year, our understanding of how many creatures communicate, compete, and defend themselves has changed. New discoveries offered eye-raising insights into the behavior of sharks, penguins, dogs, and insects, among other species. Researchers discovered this year, for example, that platypuses glow in the dark.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Even amid a pandemic, scient...
Tags: Science, News, Dogs, Australia, Animals, Massachusetts, Environment, West Virginia, Trends, Features, Getty Images, Discoveries, Canada, Atlantic, Maine, Arctic

‘Earth at Night in Color’ Exclusive Clip: “Refuge in the Darkness” Shows Brown Bears After Dark

Earth at Night in Color is not your average nature docuseries. The new Apple TV+ show uses special cameras and a unique editing process to capture crystal-clear footage of animals at night. Normally when shows want to do this sort of thing they rely on night vision, but the Earth at Night in Color process has bright, clear footage that would be pitch-black in other circumstances. Below, check out an Earth at Night in Color exclusive clip featuring some brown bears waking up for the evening. ...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Earth, BAFTA, Olivia Colman, Ewan McGregor, Arctic Circle, Tom Hiddleston, Video Clips, Paul Rudd, Charley Boorman, TV Clips, Appletv, Alex Williamson, Earth At Night In Color, Isla Robertson

The Quarantine Stream: ‘Klaus’ Should Be An Annual Christmas Staple for Your Whole Family

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: Klaus Where You Can Stream It: Netflix The Pitch: When Jesper (Jason Schwartzman) distinguishes himself as the postal academy’s worst student, he is stationed on a frozen island above the Arctic Circle, where the feuding locals hardly exchange words, let alone letters. Jesper is about to give up when he finds an ally in local...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Animation, Santa Claus, Tim Allen, Arctic Circle, Klaus, J K Simmons, Santa Clause, Netflix/Streaming Video, Family Films, Sergio Pablos, Featured Stories Sidebar, Jesper, Smeerensburg, Jesper Jason Schwartzman

Temperatures in the Arctic are astonishingly warmer than they should be

The entire Arctic Circle was an average of 12 degrees Fahrenheit above normal this weekend.
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Temperatures in the Arctic are astonishingly warmer than they should be

The entire Arctic Circle was an average of 12 degrees Fahrenheit above normal this weekend.
Tags: Arctic, Arctic Circle

‘Earth At Night In Color’ Trailer: Apple TV+ Brings You Some Nocturnal Animals

With Earth At Night In Color, narrator Tom Hiddleston guides viewers through a 12-part series that “uses cutting-edge camera technology to capture animals’ nocturnal lives, revealing new behaviors filmed in full color like never before.” It’s kind of like Planet Earth After Dark, if you will. It’s part of a series of documentary series that Apple TV+ is releasing in the next two months. Watch the Earth At Night In Color trailer below. Earth At Night In Color Trailer If you’ve ever wante...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Ewan McGregor, Arctic Circle, Tom Hiddleston, Paul Rudd, Planet Earth, Charley Boorman, TV Trailer, Appletv, Oliva Colman, Earth At Night In Color

Topic Acquires North American Rights to Season 2 of Nordic Thriller ‘Arctic Circle’ (EXCLUSIVE)

First Look Media’s niche streaming service Topic has acquired U.S. and Canadian rights to the second season of the Nordic thriller “Arctic Circle,” which just started shooting in the icy wilderness of Lapland. Lagardère Studios Distribution, which was recently acquired by Mediawan Group, is handling international sales on the series and participated in its financing. […]
Tags: News, Global, Arctic Circle, Lagardere Studios, Topic, Lapland Lagardère Studios Distribution, Mediawan Group

'Winter blues' are real. Here's how to fight them

Darkness covers the Norwegian city of Tromsø from late November through January, a long, polar night when the sun never rises at all. The island community, which is more than 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle, is flanked by snowy peaks and frigid water. Northern lights flicker in the sky there.
Tags: News, Stories, Arctic Circle, Tromsø

Apple Shares Trailer for Upcoming 'Earth At Night In Color' Docuseries

Apple today shared a trailer for "Earth At Night In Color," an upcoming docuseries narrated by Tom Hiddleston, known for his role as Loki in the Marvel universe movies. "Earth At Night In Color" uses next-generation cameras and technology to film animals at nighttime, revealing "new insights and never before seen behaviors." The series is set to launch on Friday, December 4. Episodes for the show were filmed across six continents, ranging from the Arctic Circle to the African grasslands. Apple...
Tags: Apple, Arctic Circle, Tom Hiddleston, Werner Herzog, Loki, Paul Rudd, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Apple TV Shows Apple

Russian scientists discover huge walrus haulout in Arctic circle

Scientists in northern Russia have discovered a huge walrus haulout on the shores of the Kara Sea where their habitat is under threat from shrinking ice and human activity. The haulout, a place of refuge where walruses congregate, reproduce, and socialise, is located in a remote corner of Russia's Yamal peninsula, and scientists say they counted over 3,000 animals there last month. Walrus haulouts have traditionally been located on drifting sea ice or on Arctic islands, scientists say.
Tags: News, Russia, Arctic Circle, Yamal Peninsula, Kara Sea

A Plea for Refuge Two adventurous friends, Jeff Shapiro and Cody Tuttle, have a desire to experience one of the last, raw, and truly preserved wilderness areas on the North American continent. Through the attempt to hike and fly paragliders across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in the eastern Brooks Range of Alaska, north of the Arctic Circle, they gain a necessary and visceral connection with the importance of fiercely protecting its nat...
Tags: Arctic Circle, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Jeff Shapiro, Cody Tuttle, Brooks Range of Alaska

Oreo: Global Oreo Vault

As if there’s not enough to worry about these days, NASA has reported that an asteroid is headed toward Earth on November 2, a day before the U.S. election. Although scientists have predicted that, at its closest, it will still be 419,130 kilometers from the Earth’s atmosphere and that the likelihood of it hitting us is pretty small (0.4% to be precise, and that’s the worst-case scenario), you still wonder. One OREO fan went as far to tweet: who will save the OREOs? So, OREO ...
Tags: Advertising, Nasa, Earth, Arctic Circle, Svalbard Norway, Global OREO Vault

An unusual and significant situation is currently unfolding in the Arctic Ocean. The sea ice is not freezing in October for the first...

An unusual development is ongoing in the Arctic Circle, as the sea ice is not freezing as expected, exposing a large part of the Arctic Ocean
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Satellite images indicate Russia is preparing to resume testing its nuclear-powered missile

New satellite images obtained by CNN indicate Russia is preparing to resume test flights of its nuclear-powered cruise missile at a previously-dismantled launch site near the Arctic Circle, according to experts who have analyzed the photos.
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Satellite images indicate Russia is preparing to resume testing its nuclear-powered cruise missile

New satellite images obtained by CNN indicate Russia is preparing to resume test flights of its nuclear-powered cruise missile at a previously-dismantled launch site near the Arctic Circle, according to experts who have analyzed the photos.
Tags: Russia, Cnn, Arctic Circle