coolthingoftheday:

The village of Oymyakon in northern Russia is one of the coldest permanently inhabited locales on the planet, clocking in at a yearly average of -15.5 C (4.1 F). 

Picture 1: Oymyakon. 

Picture 2: The power station is forced to burn wood when coal is unavailable due to irregular coal deliveries.

Picture 3: Modern conveniences are rare here. Many buildings use outdoor toilets.

Picture 4: The Lost Bar, sometimes described as the loneliest bar on Earth.

Picture 5: The petrol station on the way to Oymyakon.

Pictures 6 and 7: Oymyakon.