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WHY TUSKER?

WHY TUSKER?

Despite being the “golden” group member, Jim O’Brien regales over his Kilimanjaro climb, foggy summit and all.

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THE YOUNG MAN AND THE SEA

One “lone wolf” bequeathed to us by history stands above the rest, at least in terms of sheer swagger and audacity. John Fairfax was the first human being to row solo across any ocean—the Atlantic, and he’s first to row across the Pacific, period.

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BOTTLE THIS

BOTTLE THIS

There is no pure water on our planet. Period. How does humanity secure access to the cleanest, most sustainably-sourced water?

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THE ART OF DYING

By on February 4, 2012 in Uncategorized

For artists through the ages, death wasn’t something to wallow in, but the catalyst to create some of the planet’s most vibrant folk and fine art.

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LINEAR B: A Bronze Age Mystery Solved

By on February 4, 2012 in Uncategorized

Almost everyone loves a mystery. Dating back in literature almost 200 years, the form can be traced from obscure early 18th century German authors, to Edgar Allen Poe, to Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, to the hardboiled Dashiel Hammett, all the way up to the fraying CSI franchise on TV.

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