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Passengers Rescued From Ship Stuck In Antarctic Ice

Proving that Antarctic travel is still a dicey proposition – even in the 21st century – a group of passengers stranded aboard a ship off the coast of that continent were rescued yesterday following a ten-day interruption to their voyage. The 52 scientists, researchers and tourists – not to mention [...]

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Australian Scientists Explore Lost World

Even in the 21st century there are places on our planet that have yet to be explored. Some of those places are veritable “lost worlds,” cut off from the outside for centuries, they often hide new and unusual species that have yet to be discovered by scientists. Such was the [...]

Aussie 8 Team Completes Expedition Ahead Of Schedule

Aussie 8 Team Completes Expedition Ahead Of Schedule

A couple of weeks back we told you about three adventurous outdoor athletes who were preparing to set out on an ambitious project to bag the highest peaks in each of the eight Australian states in record time. They dubbed their journey the Aussie 8 expedition and the plan was [...]

Trio Of Adventure Athletes Set Out To Bag Australia’s Highest Peaks

Trio Of Adventure Athletes Set Out To Bag Australia’s Highest Peaks

Three adventure athletes have set off on quite the endurance challenge down in Australia. The three men have embarked on what they call the Aussie 8 expedition, during which they hope to bag the highest peak in each of the eight Australian states, while setting a speed record in the [...]

All-Female Team Plans to Row Across the Pacific Ocean in 2013

All-Female Team Plans to Row Across the Pacific Ocean in 2013

An all-female rowing team is gearing up for a massive undertaking in 2013. The four women on the Coxless Rowing squad are busy planning and training for an attempt to row across the Pacific Ocean next year.