The Coldest City in the World

With average temperatures below -50°F, it’s also home to 20% of the world’s diamonds

Sajjad Choudhury

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A lone figure stands on a street corner in Yakutsk, Siberia
A lone figure stands on a street corner in Yakutsk, Siberia. Photographer Steeve Iuncker was able to photograph for only 15 minutes at a time in the subzero temperatures before his camera froze and the film risked cracking — Image Source: National Geographic / Photographer: STEEVE IUNCKER, AGENCE VU/REDUX

IImagine living in a place so cold that spending just ten minutes outdoors could freeze your eyelashes. A place so cold that even running isn’t possible due to the sheer fatigue you’d feel. How would you cope? Could you live in an environment where stepping out could mean…

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Sajjad Choudhury

Product Operations Lead @ Onfido | I create relationship wellbeing content, digital products and run an IG page. Check it out - https://linktr.ee/saish_coaching