Michaela Meyers

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Putin: Russia and China can overcome any difficulty together

UFA, Russia (AP) — Welcoming China's leader to two summits in a Russian city, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Russia and China can …

Russia

Obsessed With Turquoise – Exotic And Refreshing Yet Soothing And Serene

Of all the colors our eyes can perceive, turquoise is one of the most interesting and mysterious, one of the most alluring and captivating. It’s a …

Antarctica: passengers evacuated from stranded ship via helicopter - video

Smartphone footage captures the arrival of a helicopter to rescue the group stranded aboard the Akademik Shokalskiy – which includes the Guardian's science and environment correspondent Alok Jha and video producer Laurence Topham. The ship had become stuck in thick pack-ice on Christmas Eve<p>• Keep …

Strange Historic Photos From Antarctica and Other Kingdoms of Ice

Right now, a science expedition to Antarctica is trapped in ice, waiting to be freed so they can continue exploring. They're just the latest group of …

Australasia

Frozen in Time: Century-Old Photos Discovered in Antarctica

Conservationists have extracted 22 century-old images from a box of photo negatives they discovered in Antarctica earlier in 2013.<p>The Antarctic …

Antarctica ship rescue plan foiled by weather

Passengers aboard a scientific research ship stuck in sea ice near the coast of Antarctica are preparing to spend another night on the vessel after plans to evacuate them by helicopter were aborted.<p>The rescue mission was cancelled in the early hours of Wednesday because of hazardous weather …

Russian ship still trapped in Antarctica as Australian vessel makes way to offer help

An Australian ship is making its way to Antarctica to help free a Russian vessel trapped for days in thick ice<p>Gusty snow showers which hampered visibility on Monday forced back an <b>Australian</b> icebreaker struggling to reach a scientific expedition ship stranded off Antarctica, and also prevented a …

Video

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Antarctica rescue mission: dispatches from the MV Akademik Shokalskiy

All of a sudden, sea sickness was the least of their worries.<p>At the beginning of December, Guardian journalists Alok Jha and Laurence Topham set out on board the MV Akademik Shokalskiy, joining the Australiasian Antarctic Expedition 2013-2014, which commemorates the 100-year anniversary of Sir …

Stuck in Antarctica's icy grasp

It will come as no surprise to anyone that, this year, Christmas in Antarctica was white. The pack ice around the Akademik Shokalskiy stretched from the hull and in all directions, a grey-white field of thick floes and tumbled boulders of ice, interspersed with frozen pools and, inching along in …

Holiday Blizzard Traps Antarctic Research Ship

A big year for Antarctic sea ice is causing headaches for ship captains.<p>An Australian expedition aboard an ice-strengthened Russian ship is currently …

Preserved in ice, Antarctic conservators develop film left by early explorers

Photographers used to put film in the freezer to help keep them fresh, but it seems a cold environment can also help preserve it after it has been …

2014's Most Anticipated Movie Adaptations

With so many book-inspired films headed our way in 2014, we lit lovers can’t help but resolve to go to the movies. Sure, the next chapters in “The …

21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014

World War II dramas, dystopian teen trilogies, time travel, Bible stories, and more<p>The coming year in cinema is shaping up to be strikingly symmetrical: As one major dystopian YA franchise arrives, another winds down. As one World War II drama kicks off the year, another caps it off. The first …

Gridlock Destroyed Rome. Is America Next?

The Republic succumbed to political dysfunction. Can Washington avoid the same fate?<p>What does decline sound like? I imagine equal parts self-pity and self-flagellation, moral outrage and exhaustion. Once we could have heard it from the original Capitol Hill, the seat of the failing Roman Republic. …

Animated history of the English language

If you've got 10 minutes, you can learn the history of English — including some interesting background on where specific words and phrases came from. …

Brothers Surprise Mom by Recreating Her Favorite Photos 20 Years Later

Romanian bothers Toma and Paul Alexandru were trying to think of a creative surprise for their mother Simona’s 55th birthday when it dawned on them …