Coldest place on Earth

Coldest inhabited place on Earth gets so cold the thermometer breaks

Welcome to Oymyakon, Russia, where the village thermometer was no match for recent temperatures of -80 degrees Fahrenheit.

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    U2's Bono to Design Jeans for Rogan

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    Dishwasher cooking- The Recipes

    November 22, 7:56 PM by TreeHugger in Green Food

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    Clive Hamilton's 'Growth Fetish'

    November 22, 1:49 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

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    Top Five - Toyota's hybrid concept vehicles

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    Riedizioni Tote Bag from Industrial Waste

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    Luisa Cevese's Tote bag is a brilliant use of products in their afterlife. Using industrial waste--scrap textiles and plastic--she creates a new (and we say better) material from which she constructs all manner of bags and other accessories. Each piece

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    World on Fire video by Sarah McLachlan

    November 20, 6:05 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Been a lot of hype recently about the U2 iPod. And there is no denying that the group have been up-front in pushing for social and environmental justice. But as always there is are related stories that get less coverage. In this vein is the Sarah

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    Cameron Diaz: Eco-Adventure Show for MTV

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    EcoTip: Coffee cups - spilling the beans

    November 19, 10:05 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

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    Danny Seo, Eco-Stylist

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    Reisenthel EasyBags for Shopping

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    November 18, 5:08 PM by TreeHugger in Culture

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    The Argument against GMO

    November 18, 10:39 AM by TreeHugger in Green Food

    It's easy to simply say that GM foods are scary and dangerous, or that their impact is threateningly unknown, but when confronted with the "Golden Rice will feed starving children in Africa" argument, you've got to have a handbag of facts to hurl

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    Kim White Car Upholstery Handbags

    November 18, 7:52 AM by TreeHugger in Style

    Kim White took her time machine way back in the day to the land of vintage car textiles to find the motor-licious materials from which she makes her fabulous handbags. Take, for example, the Wheat Basketweave satchel--made from a 1975 Buick Skylark--a

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    EcoTip - Home Appliances' 'phantom' power load.

    November 18, 3:48 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    Q. What in the US uses a whole one dozen power plants and costs more than a billion bucks annually? A. All those tiny glowing LEDs and associated standby activity in your microwave, cordless phone, TV, DVD, etc. The US EPA estimate that a whopping 75% of

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    Enamore Hemp Clothing

    November 17, 11:11 PM by TreeHugger in Sustainable Fashion

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    Saka Unfur Yoga Satchel

    November 17, 5:10 PM by TreeHugger in Style

    The Saka Unfur yoga bag is, well, very unfurry. The limited edition bag, made from Italian faux fur, is meant to suggest the yogic principal of ahimsa, or non-violence, and the idea that peace begins with compassion for all beings--including yourself and

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    Organic Bouquet

    November 17, 2:39 PM by TreeHugger in Lawn & Garden

    I like to buy flowers. Actually truth be know, I'd much rather give flowers. Buying them makes me edgy, unnerved. Having opted for largely organic food in my diet, I have reservations about other agricultural crops, which are not organic. I simply

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    Coupons for Natural Living in NYC

    November 17, 5:07 AM by TreeHugger in Culture

    The Green Apple: Coupons for Natural Living in NYC is a coupon book for New Yorkers. Its mission? To prove that living an organic, natural and eco-friendly lifestyle is indeed affordable. And to help you make it more so. Though you have to buy the book

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