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05.07.15 Michael Rougeau

ANIMAL’s feature Game Plan asks game developers to share a bit about their process and some working images from the creation of a recent game. This week, we spoke with Sean Vesce of E-Line Media and writer Ishmael Hope about Never Alone (Kisima Inŋitchuŋa), a lesson in “accidental ethnography.” Until a few years ago, E-Line […]

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03.26.15 Prachi Gupta

Russian Railways president Vladimir Yakunin wants to build a superhighway that would link North America, Asia and Europe through Russia in what would become the longest highway in the world. The proposal for the Trans-Eurasian Belt Development, first reported by the Siberian Times, would also bring a new train network along the Trans-Siberian Railway, oil […]

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11.05.14 Rhett Jones

Tuesday was election day, and many things “changed,” while many things stayed the same. Voters had the chance to decide on legalizing weed in three states and one city-state. As of Wednesday, medical pot use is legal in 23 states and the District of Columbia, and 17 have moved to decriminalize the drug to varying degrees. Here’s the breakdown […]

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10.27.14 Rhett Jones

Next Tuesday brings midterm elections and since Congress will be useless regardless of who is elected, the only thing that matters on ballots is who will be legalizing weed. After Washington and Colorado became the first states to fully legalize in 2012, we have four ballot measures this year for varying degrees. Oregon and Alaska are […]

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09.22.14 Rhett Jones

A local TV news reporter in Alaska was doing what seemed to be a standard profile on the Alaskan Cannabis Club last night when she abruptly revealed that she is, in fact, the owner of the club and this will be her last report for the network. “Fuck it, I quit!” was her succinct way of […]

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02.21.12 Marina Galperina

The town of Wasilla, Alaska now has another claim to fame, other than electing Sarah Palin for mayor that one time, egh. Apparently, the locals think that this public artwork erected at Wasilla High School “resembles a large vagina,” which, among other things, suggests they may not know what a vagina looks like. We’re not even talking the […]

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12.30.10 Lauri Apple

The marketing whizzes at the Alaska Travel Industry Association plan to broadcast scenes from your favorite TV show ever, Sarah Palin’s Alaska, to attract Real Tourist-Americans to their state. It is going to work, make no mistake about it! […]

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10.21.10 Lauri Apple

Teabagger lumberjack-lawyer and Alaskan U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller hired a security company tied to right-wing militia groups to protect him from angry moose and liberals at a town hall. Oh, the same town hall where guards hired by Miller handcuffed a journo-blogger for asking “wrong” questions? Yeah, that one. […]

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04.22.10 Marina Galperina

While cast iron Antony Gormleys are imitating suicide in NYC, his latest 24-foot tall humanoid sculpture will be placed in Anchorage, Alaska on Sunday. “Habitat” is made of 57 stainless steel boxes and weighs 37,000 pounds. he Anchorage Museum paid $350,000 $35,000 to Gormley for coming up with the idea and it took Alaska’s Steelfab […]

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12.08.09 Bucky Turco

Although the idea of an 1,100-mile race through Alaska whereby packs of dogs pull men on sleds through some of the most freezing cold weather imaginable is retarded in its own right, so are the new drug testing rules that totally screw people like Lancey Mackey. He’s a three-time Iditarod champ, throat cancer survivor, and […]

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