How Living at the South Pole Works

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Writing by Sam Denby
Research by Sam Denby and Tristan Purdy
Editing by Alexander Williard
Animation by Josh Sherrington
Sound by Graham Haerther
Thumbnail by Simon Buckmaster
Select footage courtesy the AP Archive
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Nathan Suka
Nathan Suka 9 цагийн өмнө
The thing that will kill me at the south pole: lack of internet connection.
This & That
This & That Өдрийн өмнө
Absolutely love your videos but your speaking style is so hard to listen to. Why can’t you just talk normally?
frank peluso
frank peluso 3 өдрийн өмнө
I hope they have a brothel
iTzSchneider 4 өдрийн өмнө
Storage Gaming roblox
Storage Gaming roblox 6 өдрийн өмнө
19:30 hmm where have I heard that before.. HMMMM
ZeeZia 7 өдрийн өмнө
Do people think -12 celcius is unbearable...? Thefuck
J Z 8 өдрийн өмнө
These are the people we should send to Mars!
Penn Ryan
Penn Ryan 8 өдрийн өмнө
I keep coming bak to this one. can''t getenough
Kai Hong
Kai Hong 10 өдрийн өмнө
And then a month after this video was posted Antarctica reported 36 cases. And then 58.
Anime Yahallo Studio
Anime Yahallo Studio 10 өдрийн өмнө
Parents: eat your veggies!! Me: 4:04
Marcus .Danc3
Marcus .Danc3 11 өдрийн өмнө
That's humans for you 😂, we not supposed to be there BUT we managed to be there.
Trishita Gautam
Trishita Gautam 13 өдрийн өмнө
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IYeet dog
IYeet dog 14 өдрийн өмнө
Where are the witty jokes? On wait, wrong channel
Dank Mematodes
Dank Mematodes 16 өдрийн өмнө
And they still got faster internet than me
Vo Quang Minh
Vo Quang Minh 20 өдрийн өмнө
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flekky 20 өдрийн өмнө
I came from the girl on tiktok
Christina Pinedo
Christina Pinedo 20 өдрийн өмнө
Who else is here after watching the viral TilTok video of the girl living in the South Pole for science lol
flekky 20 өдрийн өмнө
Me lmaoo
Gerardo Sabillon
Gerardo Sabillon 21 өдрийн өмнө
Im subscribing!
Henry Schmale
Henry Schmale 25 өдрийн өмнө
How did you get the connectivity details?
John F
John F 27 өдрийн өмнө
They are making people in Antarctica wear masks 😆😆 wow liberals will just not stop
Bloodyblase 28 өдрийн өмнө
ZEN TANGO Oscar Wright
ZEN TANGO Oscar Wright 29 өдрийн өмнө
the content is good but the narration of the video is not good and not appropriate....the voice is not good and there is a sense of SENSATIONALIZATION to increase viewership - you should have employed a British narrator with a sense of maturity, moderation and credibility !!
ResidentFelon Сарын өмнө
Billions of light years away lol nice one
DoorDashing Couple
DoorDashing Couple Сарын өмнө
I wonder how the heat that structure. Electric baseboard I’d imagine would make the most sense. Maybe not?
DoorDashing Couple
DoorDashing Couple Сарын өмнө
This stuff is so interesting. Love it!
How do they transport fuel for the station?
yunas saxer
yunas saxer Сарын өмнө
yunas saxer
yunas saxer Сарын өмнө
=NolePtr Сарын өмнө
Nowhere on Earth was made for humans.Humans just weren't made for the Antarctic.
Amritpal sidhu
Amritpal sidhu Сарын өмнө
Why ice don't melt bcoz of global warming , if northpole is melting why not southpole
Joe Mackey
Joe Mackey Сарын өмнө
My personal lowest temperature endured is -38 farenheit. It sucked balls, super hard.
Jo Mclean
Jo Mclean Сарын өмнө
Makes you think ..There is phone booths on the moon ..
Jo Mclean
Jo Mclean Сарын өмнө
Fresh Water.😋
Jo Mclean
Jo Mclean Сарын өмнө
Steve Davenport
Steve Davenport Сарын өмнө
I wonder how much of that waste is human waste.
Atapd Сарын өмнө
My teacher recommended this video
Paul Douris
Paul Douris Сарын өмнө
Jesus is king and our savior repent of sin so you can be saved remember Christ Loves you and he’s coming
Jayaradha Anilkumar
Jayaradha Anilkumar Сарын өмнө
khalid farah
khalid farah Сарын өмнө
Socks a lot of socks .
Stan Refermat
Stan Refermat Сарын өмнө
0:18 The Middle East: Am I a joke to you??
foxtailedcritter Сарын өмнө
I'm too broke to vist Antarctica let alone live there. Same with mount Everest I'm too broke to vist. Yet I'm morbidly obsessed and will not stop searching up the weird and isolated locations.
Clalala Tayag
Clalala Tayag Сарын өмнө
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DeeJay Сарын өмнө
Skeleton crew, meaning? 🦴
Smaakjeks K
Smaakjeks K 2 сарын өмнө
Fun fact: It's tradition in British Antarctic research stations for the crew to watch John Carpenter's 'The Thing' as part of their Midwinter feast and celebration held every June 21st.
Piplup Legends
Piplup Legends 2 сарын өмнө
Hi sam
Cpl Hicks
Cpl Hicks 2 сарын өмнө
People are probably like their own special operations team. Everyone cross trained to some degree in each others specialty and they would benefit from all being trained paramedics( and extensive combat training in order to deal with The Thing)
Matthew Mara
Matthew Mara 2 сарын өмнө
Well, there is no South Pole.
expo1403 2 сарын өмнө
There’s just a 99.997% chance, according to the CDC, that they would survive COVID. But sure, let’s continue to spread fear and panic
Official comity of time travelers Member 0-13
Official comity of time travelers Member 0-13 2 сарын өмнө
It’s all fun and game till 2100
FlatEarth Mic
FlatEarth Mic 2 сарын өмнө
Why would any astronomer view the night sky from the earth? If satellites are real then all viewing should be from space and not from the spinning, vibrating, wobbling, orbiting planet with an atmosphere. All things space related consistently has questions that can not be logically answered. Take this video with a grain of common sense.
Illuminist Сарын өмнө
You can't take telescope that large to the space. Larger means higher resolution.
Showdown 2 сарын өмнө
Not even for one day...........................
Ashley Cook
Ashley Cook 2 сарын өмнө
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Reid Rosebrock
Reid Rosebrock 2 сарын өмнө
This is the second time I've heard this guy say "it's tough to understate" when he meant "it's tough to overstate." Is this a thing like "I could care less" where it doesn't make sense but is in common usage? Not trying to hate, genuinely curious.
Ioniţă Caloian
Ioniţă Caloian 2 сарын өмнө
Why is the chick at 13:55 barefoot?
Nicholas Williams
Nicholas Williams 2 сарын өмнө
Do you think it would be possible to re-supply via rockets? Or would the weather prevent that as well?
Luke Evans
Luke Evans 2 сарын өмнө
Okay who came from r/unexpectedsabaton?
Michael Brady
Michael Brady 2 сарын өмнө
I was one of the 42 people who were there for WinterOver 2020. Hell yah'! :) (BTW the videos and pictures of the Pole are very out of date)
RandomReevuze 2 сарын өмнө
when he said 'american made' i cringed
SmrTiTo 2 сарын өмнө
i beg to differ. we keep going back because it's really fun. advancing science is just a side perk.
Tom Keiffer
Tom Keiffer 2 сарын өмнө
It was 24F yoday
Michael Mulderig
Michael Mulderig 2 сарын өмнө
Earth: You can't live here Humans: Bet.
momorain 2 сарын өмнө
Us is still using landfills? Are you kidding me? What a fucking joke
Captn Jack
Captn Jack 2 сарын өмнө
I did 4 winters and 2 summers at the South Pole Station. Had no problems whatsoever doing it. Actually miss going there for winters.
Master Caution
Master Caution 2 сарын өмнө
Carries trash thousands of kilometers only to be dumped in a landfill in a third world country lol .... No disrespect to America but my experience is that you guys don’t give a fuck about waste ...
Sambo Rambo
Sambo Rambo 2 сарын өмнө
*1:32** sweet ford econoline*
Ashley Cook
Ashley Cook 2 сарын өмнө
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Stephen Houghton
Stephen Houghton 2 сарын өмнө
The staff is neither over weight nor over 65. Fucking follow the science.
jung lee
jung lee 2 сарын өмнө
The lame tabletop critically prevent because need inevitably end notwithstanding a scientific blizzard. makeshift, berserk tuba
Ernest Bywater
Ernest Bywater 2 сарын өмнө
This would've been better if you'd included some information about the other 30 plus Permanent Antarctic Stations, many of which are also manned all year round and are available to provide some limited support to the other stations in an emergency.
Rick Hollass
Rick Hollass 2 сарын өмнө
Ok but.. when will the drilling starts?
Timothy Feist
Timothy Feist 2 сарын өмнө
Seriously? you talk about the issues of the covid-19 at the outpost, but not the age of the people at the outpost? WHY?! When age is one of the two largest things to look at to see how much at risk you are, why did you fail to not talk about it?
Dixon 2 сарын өмнө
So where do they poop
Anthony Phung
Anthony Phung 2 сарын өмнө
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Steve F
Steve F 2 сарын өмнө
4:30 if they gave me the chance to go to the South Pole, I promise I wouldn’t get THE UNION FLAG UPSIDE DOWN!
Nathan Vidaurri
Nathan Vidaurri 2 сарын өмнө
Anthony Phung
Anthony Phung 2 сарын өмнө
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millerbeers33 2 сарын өмнө
The world is flat their? Correct?😀
i minabrons
i minabrons 2 сарын өмнө
How can basically living in a jail-like environment for 6 months be an adventure? Bragging rights only for this task.
Gibus Edgeless
Gibus Edgeless 2 сарын өмнө
Sounds like an interesting setting for a Danganronpa game.
fr89k 2 сарын өмнө
That sounds actually like a lot of fun - at least once in a lifetime...
sTL45oUw 2 сарын өмнө
Stop the covid panic! It really makes on the difference if they all get covid when it's only a couple of dozen of people in top physical condition. They probably wouldn't even know.
BaronVonKekatron 2 сарын өмнө
these nerds are playing rimworld in the south pole
Jay Bee
Jay Bee 2 сарын өмнө
My comment dated 24-1-2021: Too bad Chile stuffed up and brought Covid to the South Pole.
FusRoDah2 2 сарын өмнө
That's one of the reasons I love The Thing from 1982, the sense of isolation and helplessness is unrivaled because of where they are.
Uke Yaoi Trash
Uke Yaoi Trash 2 сарын өмнө
And a bit later there were 36 cases of corona-chan in Antartica... Mission Failed.
Herps85 2 сарын өмнө
So stupid that they make you wear a mask there too. They are doing the strictest precautions and still cant even come up with logical science.
J M 2 сарын өмнө
Alright, I'm ready for my tourist trip.
theoneanton 2 сарын өмнө
For a moment I thought you were talking about the Halley base
Saggit 2 сарын өмнө
ISS is only 400 km away from Earth. South pole is thousands of kilometers away from most people.
Saggit 2 сарын өмнө
How much better is it to have a telescope in space vs on the south pole?
Brooklyn Nets
Brooklyn Nets 3 сарын өмнө
Mans speaks likes hes got a list of transition words in front of him
NiagaraWarrior 3 сарын өмнө
I got to say, once you get over the unusual speech pattern, this is hands down, one of, the best youtube, channels. Seriously, great job.
Robert Andrews
Robert Andrews 3 сарын өмнө
It would be pretty selfish to accept a flight crew to try to come save you. I would not allow them to try a rescue on me unless the conditions were good for flight.
Robert Andrews
Robert Andrews 3 сарын өмнө
While most people want to live on a beach with constant 90 degree temps, I am a strange one that loves cold weather. I would love to visit Antarctica but it would probably cost quite a bit if your not going for a job.
tenzo 3 сарын өмнө
Great video. Thank you.
era _
era _ 3 сарын өмнө
Antartica people first time communicating after 9 months: So how has earth been? Outside person: Dude you wont even want to know
Sanjay Barua
Sanjay Barua 3 сарын өмнө
Exactly after a month later this video was uploaded, COVID has reached Antartica after 36 Chileans fall ill at the research centre.
Daisy Hodzen
Daisy Hodzen 3 сарын өмнө
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RILEY LEIFSON 3 сарын өмнө
A flat-earther told me that NOBODY has been, or, can go to Antarctica. Sooo...this video can't be real. It has to be all fake, or CGI, or something!!🙄🤦
Khu NoPie
Khu NoPie 3 сарын өмнө
we are all flat earthers son. it is the nature of our realm. deny it all you want or get WOKE
Ephraim Raj
Ephraim Raj 3 сарын өмнө
7:40 Starlink is going to launch polar too, so that will be a game changer
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