I never understood Permafrost before today
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Alaska Distillery Vodka
Has anyone tried/brought back with them any of the Alaska Distillery Vodka? They have those crazy flavours like Smoked Salmon, Permafrost, Frostbite lol.
So just HOW bad are the mosquitoes
I've heard the joke that the mosquito is the Alaskan state bird. My uncle claims that when he visited his brother who lived in Anchorage at the time, that he heard a low hum that he thought was a lawn mower but actually mosquitoes. So do Alaskans stumble through swarms of bloodsuckers every s...
building on permafrost - a couple of questions
In regards to building a new house here, I have two questions: 1) When building on permafrost, is there any way you can build a basement? Not a daylight basement, but a look-out basement that's partially below grade like some houses have in other regions such as the Midwest? Is removing perm...
What a house built on permafrost may look like
Those who want to know what happens a few years later to some homes built on permafrost would want to read the article below. It was published on the Fairbanks News Miner today, and is quite interesting:Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Permafrost’s future in Alaska looks poor but the forecast isn’t...
Permafrost Farming: It?s Possible!
Permafrost Farming: It's Possible! - Modern Farmer
regal princess docked in Stockholm today?!
Webcam shows the Regal to be in Stockholm today as does the port news. I understood that it always goes to Nynashamn and everyone tenders from there. We have a Baltic cruise shortly and all the cruises booked till then show Nynashamn. Does anyone know if the regal is now always going to dock in...
Hi Speed rail, does Australia really want it
Saw the news today about it taking 40 years to build 'Hi Speed Rail Link' from Melbourne to Brisbane and initially wondered as to how much influence the usual suspects, airline and airports industry, oil, developers, in built resistance to change,the road haulage industry, the rural lobby and th...
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