Watch the stunning "icy fingers of death" instantly freeze creatures

Strange underwater icicles form in the Earth's coldest regions and freeze living organisms in place.

Credit: United States Antarctic Program
  • Spectacular brinicles form under the ice of our planet's coldest regions.
  • Their formation resembles that of hydrothermal vents.
  • The structures have been called "icy fingers of death" because of their ability to freeze living organisms.
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Secret Nazi Science Base Discovered in the Arctic

Russian researchers unearth over 500 artifacts from a secret Nazi base in the Arctic.

Propeller-driven snowmobile near Haapasaari, Finland. The swastika was used as the official national marking of the Finnish Air Force and Tank Corps between 1918 and 1945. (SA-kuva)

A Russian expedition into the Arctic circle has unearthed a treasure-trove of artifacts from a secret Nazi weather station. It was set up on the island of Alexandra Land (in Franz Josef Land) during World War 2. 

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