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Castaway Survives 16-Months Adrift At Sea

In what sounds like the plot right out of a Hollywood movie, U.K. newspaper the Telegraph is reporting the remarkable story of a castaway who washed ashore on a remote atoll in the South Pacific after spending 16-months lost at sea. The man had managed to survive for weeks on end, [...]

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Russian Rower To Attempt Pacific Ocean Crossing

Russian explorer Fedor Konyukhov has an impressive resume in terms of his adventurous accomplishments. Not only has he visited both the North and South Pole, he has also climbed the Seven Summits, twice going to the top of Everest. But next month he will undertake what may be the most [...]

British Ocean Rower Begins Pacific Crossing

British Ocean Rower Begins Pacific Crossing

British ocean rower Sarah Outen launched her second attempt to cross the Pacific Ocean last week, setting out from Japan on what promises to be a 6-month long, 4500-mile odyssey. The ocean crossing is just the latest leg on her 2+ year  quest to circle the globe entirely under her [...]

James Cameron Donates Record-Breaking Sub To Science

James Cameron Donates Record-Breaking Sub To Science

Exactly one year ago this week, filmmaker James Cameron etched his name in the history books by becoming just the third person to ever visit the bottom of the Mariana Trench. To celebrate the anniversary of this impressive feat, the man behind such Hollywood hits as Avatar and Titanic showed [...]

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.