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Alone On The Ice

"Alone on Ice" is known as the greatest survival story in the history of exploration, the gripping account is told by award-winning writer and adventurer David Roberts. In 1913, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, alone and near starvation, does a ninety-five-mile trek across Antarctic ice after the death of his companions and the loss of most of his provisions. Mawson defied the odds and cheated death, he battled hunger, insanity, and deadly crevasses, returning to basecamp almost a month later as a barely living skeleton. via

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MINIPRESSO

Minipresso is a beautifully designed and handy portable espresso machine. The hand-powered device lets you prepare on-the-go, amazing coffee with a quality close to a traditional machine. Simply scoop up your favorite coffee, fill the chamber with hot water, and with the help of the hand operated semi-automatic piston, start pumping at will to control the amount of extracted coffee into the integrated cup. via watch the video Minipresso will retail for $49 ...
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CHILLSNER BEER CHILLER | BY CORKCICLE

After the popular Wine Chiller, Corckcicle have released a new product - the Chillsner, a one and only in-bottle, drink-through beer chiller that will keep your beer cool to the last sip. Simply freeze it and place it inside any bottled beer and drink right trough the Chillsner. Never suffer through another warm brew again. via...
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STARLIGHT ROOM

Located near Cortina, Italy, the Starlight Room is a super tiny cabin that lets people sleep in the mountains under the stars. Reached by snowmobile, hiking on snowshoes, or fat-biking, the unique retreat is located almost 7,000 feet high in the mountain range, and is mounted on a pair of large skis. With glass ceiling and walls, the tiny cabin offers unobstructed views of the breathtaking surrounding alpine landscape, allowing visitors to enjoy the starry sky by ni...
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