Euopean Bellringers are using magic and noise to scare the winter away (photos)

Slavic culture is known for its ethnographic narratives; the mixture of profane, magic rituals and legends. Croatian culture is no different. In the end of the winter, when the trees are preparing to blossom, the winter is gone and the vision of…

Save Our Snowmen campaign addresses climate change in the best way possible

BY: JESSICA BEUKER  Winter, in my humble (yet not so popular) opinion, is the greatest season. Despite all of its shortcomings – the days are shorter, the trees have lost their leaves, it’s cold as fuck – it’s still the…

Dark days & shitty mood: Simple ways to kick Seasonal Affective Disorder’s ass

BY: CHARLOTTE LEFAVE The days get shorter, we all get paler, you can’t seem to stay in bed long enough to soothe the bags under your eyes, and on top of that everyone around you has come down with some…

If you’re addicted to winter, this company will build an all-day snow cave in your house

BY: TREVOR HEWITT The traditional heated sauna is getting a cool new facelift. While those in desert climates can’t exactly hop out of a steam bath and roll around outside in the snow like their Scandinavian counterparts, they now have…

24 photos of the coldest village on Earth

Located a few hundred miles from the Arctic Circle, and in the dead of the Russian Tundra, Oymyakon is the world’s coldest village on earth. It isn’t exactly a top priority travel destination, but for photographer Amos Chapple it was…

I moved to a remote cabin in Alaska. It was the best decision I’ve ever made

BY: HANNAH WRIGHT  Some people shudder at the thought of living in the woods. For me, it was a gateway to another realm. In a society that bleeds technology, instant gratification, and convenience, many of us are left craving challenge…