The real life Lassie! Husky sees woman faint, so it stops exercising, opens dog door, and gets help

The real life Lassie! Husky sees woman faint, so stops its treadmill exercise session, lets itself out of shop and fetches help… before getting back to its workout Alaska managed to save its owner after she fainted in a pet shop in Harbin, China The unidentified worker collapsed and fainted from low blood sugar on … Read more

People are more likely to donate to charity if they benefit in some way, study shows

No selfless act! People are more likely to donate money to charity if they think they’re benefitting THEMSELVES, study finds Researchers implemented a ‘statewide natural field experiment’ in Alaska, US They worded postcard adverts for charitable donations in two different ways  The one that emphasised selfish benefits was best at getting people to donate   By Jonathan Chadwick For … Read more

Riverdale star Charles Melton says he’ll no longer ‘suppress Asian identity’

‘I failed to defend my heritage’: Riverdale star Charles Melton says he’ll no longer ‘remain silent’ on his Korean American roots after years of ‘suppressing his Asian identity’ Charles Melton, 30, revealed he has ‘re-examined’ his roots after ignoring his Asian identity for years   The Riverdale star penned an emotional essay in Variety on his … Read more

Melting glaciers may have triggered a magnitude 7.8 earthquake that hit Alaska in 1958

Alaska‘s melting glaciers may have set the stage for a magnitude 7.8 earthquake in 1958 that triggered a massive avalanche of about 90 million tons of rock down into the narrow inlet of Lituya Bay. A new study from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute found ice loss has influenced the timing and location … Read more

Controlled avalanche roars down mountain and engulfs road in a giant cloud of powder in Alaska

Spectacular moment avalanche roars down mountain and engulfs road in a giant cloud of powder as experts uses explosives to trigger the controlled snowslide in Alaska Controlled avalanche was conducted in Juneau, Alaska, due to unstable snow  Snow raced down the mountain at incredible speed after explosive detonated Cloud of snow engulfed a road before … Read more

Winter of discontent: Protesters in Seattle barricade a police precinct with SNOW

Winter of discontent: Protesters in Seattle barricade a police precinct with SNOW to stop patrol cars getting out Protesters in Seattle blocked a police precinct with snow on Saturday night They created a ramp three feet high outside the East Precinct building The East Precinct was the epicenter of violent protest over the summer  Officers … Read more

Fort constructed by native Alaskans to hold off Russians discovered after more than 200 years  

The site of a fort inhabited by native Alaskans has been discovered more than 200 years after it was built to fend off Russian invaders. Using ground-penetrating radar and other non-invasive techniques, researchers confirmed the location of the last holdout of the Tlingit people in modern-day Sitka, on Alaska‘s Baranof Island.  Known as Shiskinoow or … Read more

Torvill and Dean skate in the wild for the first time and recreate Olympic-winning Bolero

Ice to see you back! Torvill and Dean skate in the wild for the first time and recreate their Olympic-winning Bolero By Izzy Ferris For The Daily Mail Published: 22:03 GMT, 1 January 2021 | Updated: 22:04 GMT, 1 January 2021 Almost four decades ago they unveiled their Bolero to the world at the Winter … Read more

Alaska Airlines becomes first to BAN emotional support animals and will only allow service dogs

In two weeks’ time, no pot-bellied pigs, miniature horses or peacocks will be welcome on board Alaska Airlines flights amid an industry-wide crackdown on emotional support animals. The Seattle-based air carrier on Tuesday announced changes to its service animal policy, stating that beginning on January 11, the airline will no longer allow any emotional support … Read more