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This Real-Life Winter Wonderland in Russia is the Coldest Place on Earth

Can you survive this extreme weather?


If you despise the cold weather, then this place probably isn’t for you.

Dubbed as the coldest place on earth, Oymyakon, a rural locality in Russia, registered the lowest temperature for any inhabited place in February 1933 – a whopping -90 degrees Fahrenheit. On average, the temperature in Oymyakon for December to February is around -58 degrees, while it is relatively hotter in the months of June and July. The ground in Oymyakon is permanently frozen.

Because of year-round below zero temperature, the ground in Oymyakon is permanently frozen.


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Day length in Oymyakon varies from three to 21 hours.


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There is only one store which supplies all the needs of the community


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And all the produce sold in the market are frozen.


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The town relies on a heating plant for its source of warmth.


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While remote petrol stations are open for 24 hours and staff have two-week rotating shifts.


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Statues in Oymyakon are perpetually covered in frost.


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This woman entering the Yakutsk’s Cathedral looked like she came out of a freezer.

A local woman enters Preobrazhensky Cathedral in a swirl of freezing mist.

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And this guard dog forced to stay outside in the cold is freezing right to its whiskers.

No-nonsense guard dog in the suburbs.

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This place definitely isn’t for those who can’t tolerate extreme cold.

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Couple Quit Jobs to Travel Across the World and Now Scrub Toilets To Get By

From advertising to scrubbing toilets – this is the story of a couple’s adventures across the globe.


They say that it's better to travel while single, young, and able, since it will be virtually impossible once you're married and have already set down roots in one place. In fact, backpacking is a common thing among young professionals nowadays. Some even give up their stressful and hectic day jobs to heed the call of wanderlust. Whenever we see travel photos of a young couple lounging lazily in an exotic beach somewhere in the Caribbean, or drinking artisanal coffee in a posh cafe somewhere in Eastern Europe posted online, we cannot help but feel a pang of jealousy for their laid-back life.

What we do not know and see however, are the struggles these travelers face, for not every trip is as peachy as it looks in social media.

This is the story of South African couple Chanel Cartell and Stevo Dirnberger's adventures.

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Tourist Died After Stepping on a Sea Urchin in the Philippines 

Sea urchin, not stonefish, killed tourist, says boyfriend.


Miguel Ruiz and his boyfriend Travis Millard were on a vacation in the beautiful island of Coron in Palawan on August 14 when tragedy struck.

The two were out snorkelling when Ruiz suddenly experienced difficulty breathing, started vomiting and became disoriented. Although Millard attempted to revive him, Ruiz was pronounced dead on arrival at the District Hospital in the town.

Initial police reports claimed that the 25-year-old Filipino tourist died of drowning but Millard stressed that the cause of his boyfriend’s death was entirely different.

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What This Flight Attendant Did During A Safety Demo is Just Plainly Hilarious!

Little did the passengers know they were in for a ride!

Have you ever dozed off during a flight safety demo? I guess, we all have.

Aside from the fact that sometimes we have to deal with uptight attendants, weird co-passengers, the ear crackling sound the plane creates during take off, safety demos are one of the other things we do not look forward to when aboard a flight.

That's why a lot of airlines have become creative in presenting the safety demo.

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