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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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RECESS

Recess is the ultimate illustrated guide to the best games of the playground, for inside and outside. Created by duo Ben Applebaum and Dan DiSorbo whom have co authored several humorous pop culture books together, this new book is a fun, pictorial review of over 150 classic games that can be played in the school yard or at home, from the many variants of tag, to hopscotch, four square, and dodgeball. It features easy, step by step instructions along with detailed il...
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THE ULTIMATE CHICKEN ROASTER

The Ultimate Chicken Roaster by Williams-Sonoma promises to roast the world´s juiciest, most flavorful chicken! Roast chicken isn’t always so easy to make, this ingenious contraption makes the whole procedure a breeze, simply push the customizable cavity tongs into your chicken and let the stainless-steel roaster do the rest. The elevated position allows 360° heat circulation, so you´re guaranteed a perfectly cooked, succulent bird with crispy, golden skin. watch th...
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EL COSMICO HOTEL

El Cosmico is a unique rural retreat in Texas which features a range of accommodation, guests stay close to the land, experiencing it in their teepees, tents or trailers, a theater, a caravan, a campground, and a hotel. El Cosmico’s philosophy is about finding that special restorative rest that is unique to being in nature, the nomadic hotel and campground’s 18-acre plot offers plenty of eye-candy - vintage trailers, luxurious safari tents and Souix-style teepees, a...
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