The Challenge of Eating Food in the Antarctic

Hungry? Better eat that food fast if you work at the Concordia Research Station, Antarctica.

As you can see from the pics taken by researchers Carmen Possnig and Cyprien Verseux, the cold weather (-25 degrees celcius in the summer and - 80 degrees celcius in the winter) tends to mess with your food a bit.

Photos above: Cyprien Verseux

Photo: Carmen Possnig


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The coldest I ever experienced was -45ºF in Maine when going to college at the U of Maine. Eyelid freezing weather as well as no car starting.
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Growing up in Upstate N.Y., my hair would freeze solid while waiting for the bus when I took a shower in the morning. It was a nice way to wake up, but not worth it in the winter...
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