Seattle Man Catches 200-Year-Old Fish

It’s a real fish tale, and one that Henry Liebman’s buddies will likely never be able to top. Liebman is a real estate developer from Seattle, Washington. He likes to fish, just like lots of other guys, But Liebman headed…

200-Year-Old RockFish Caught in Alaska

They say that everything is bigger in Texas, but the world’s biggest rockfish was caught pretty far away from the land of spurs and cowboy hats. Henry Liebman, an Alaskan real estate developer, hooked a record-breaking beast about ten miles…

Alaska Volcano Disrupts Nearby Flights

An Alaska volcano which has been slowly erupting for the past several weeks found new vigor on Tuesday, throwing ash and glowing cinders 5 miles into the sky. Pavlof Volcano–located almost 600 miles southwest of Anchorage–erupted with such force yesterday…

Bear Mauls Man in Alaska After He Fed It BBQ

In things-you-know-you-shouldn’t-do-but-do-anyway-and-wind-up-in-the-news news, an Anchorage, Alaska man has been treated and released from a local hospital after he was attacked by a black bear while attending a church picnic at the Eklutna Lake campground. According to an Alaska State Troopers…

Bodies Found on Iditarod Route in Crashed Airplane

It’s no secret that the Iditarod race can be dangerous. However, dog sledders are generally more prepared for disaster than others who may find themselves stranded in the harsh conditions along the race’s route. The Associated Press is reporting that…

You Won, Internets: Pitbull Is Heading To Kodiak, Alaska

A few weeks ago Walmart, Energy Sheets brand, and “high integrity Zumbacore sensation” Pitbull partnered for a promotional contest. The premise was simple – whichever local Walmart could garner the most likes on their Facebook page would win an appearance…

Cat Mayor: Feline Has Enjoyed the Position for 15 Years

The cat mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska has enjoyed his position for 15 years now, and is considered by many to be the town’s most popular tourist attraction. Stubbs the cat, who calls locally-owned Nagley’s General Store his home, has roughly…

Move Over Planes, Trains Are Making A Comeback

I am absolutely terrified of planes. The idea of being hurtled through the air at hundreds of miles per hour in a giant steel coffin does not sit well with me. That’s why I’m all for trains making a comeback…

Alaska Volcano: Alert Level Raised Following Small Eruption

An Alaska volcano spewed an ash cloud with an estimated of height of 23,000 feet, according to CNN. Although Cleveland Volcano, which forms the western half of Chuginadak Island off the coast of mainland Alaska, hasn’t coughed up anything else…

NASA New Discovery: Microscopic Plants Found in Arctic Waters

NASA new discovery: In case you were wondering, it’s not space-oriented. No, according to the folks at Space Ref, an expedition to the Arctic Ocean has uncovered an area saturated in microscopic marine plant life, one that’s richer than any…