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Bedjet heater (or cooler) blows the arctic (or tropics) away

Toast your tootsies or chill out up to your chin with Bedjet's Kickstarter project, a gadget that keeps your bed in the temperate zone.

By Dec. 10, 2013


Facebook turns on data center at edge of the Arctic Circle

With lots of water and the cool Nordic climate, Facebook is lowering its cost to operate a data center and improving its environmental friendliness.

By Jun. 12, 2013


Inside Facebook's Arctic data center (pictures)

Facebook's first data center outside of the United States is up and running. The 290,000-square-foot facility in Lulea, Sweden is now churning through status updates, messages, and photos from users around the world.

14 Images By Jun. 12, 2013


Satellite reveals major loss of Arctic sea ice (pictures)

New measurements from the European Space Agency's CryoSat ice mission show that the volume of Arctic sea ice is declining drastically.

8 Images By Feb. 13, 2013


Google Maps explores the faraway Arctic with Street View

The tech giant's mapping team goes further north than it's ever been to add in roads, rivers, and lakes in the beautiful Canadian Arctic, which is only accessible by plane or boat.

By Aug. 22, 2012


NASA simulates space in Arctic (photos)

The NASA Ames Intelligent Robotics Group (IRG) conducts robotic field test at the Haughton Crater on Devon Island in the Canadian Arctic to refine concepts for future robotic planetary exploration.

7 Images By Aug. 3, 2010


With 'Arctic Sea,' Google offers a Web-app boost

Google releases the first developer version of its Native Client software to give Web apps the speed of native apps. It wants programmers to try it out, and Adobe looks interested.

By Feb. 18, 2011


Facebook to build server farm near Arctic Circle, report says

Social-network giant expected to announce its first non-U.S. server farm will be located in Sweden, 60 miles from the Arctic Circle.

By Oct. 26, 2011


An inaugural journey to the Arctic floor

NASA, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution send robots where no man (or bot) has ever been.

By Jul. 2, 2007


NASA images show thinning Arctic sea ice

The space agency and the National Snow and Ice Data Center are concerned over data showing smaller amounts of thick permanent ice and more thin melting ice caps.

By Apr. 7, 2009