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The Arctic just recorded its hottest day ever. Here's what that means

A ship sails along the Yenisei River during sunset, about 290 km (180 miles) north of Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, June 13, 2013. Yenisei, one of the largest river systems in the world which rises in Mongolia and flows into the Arctic ocean, is the life artery for the residents populating its banks. Picture taken June 13, 2013. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT MARITIME TRANSPORT TRAVEL) - GM1E977164O01

It's supposed to be one of the coldest places on earth, but Verkhoyansk has reached 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit. Image: REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin

Isaac Scher
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