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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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UK PAVILLION AT WORLD EXPO 2010 SHANGHAI | BY THOMAS HEATHERWICK | Image

UK PAVILLION AT WORLD EXPO 2010 SHANGHAI | BY THOMAS HEATHERWICK

Developed by one of the UK’s leading creative talents, Thomas Heatherwick, the centrepiece of the UK pavilion is a six storey high object formed from some 60,000 slender transparent rods, which extend from the structure and quiver in the breeze. During the day, each of the 7.5m long rods act like fibre-optic filaments, drawing on daylight to illuminate the interior, thereby creating a contemplative awe-inspiring space. At night, light sources at the interior end of ...
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TOP GEAR | THE COOL 500

New must read for all car fanatics, cult TV series Top Gear has just released The Cool 500: The Coolest Cars Ever Made. In the unique bible of motoring worship youŽll find the undisputed coolest rides on the planet, from prewar vintage motors to the supercars of the future. The book is illustrated with stunning Top Gear-style photography and their renowned witty and expert commentary. via You can get it in Europe here...
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LEGO MICRO CITIES

Recreate classic architectural styles using only Lego bricks! This new book Lego Micro Cities lets you build your own mini metropolis, creating interesting architectural features like bridges and skyscrapers, and will offer suggestions on how to customize your cities and make the models your own. Renowned photographer and LEGO enthusiast Jeff Friesen provides hours of building fun and inspiration over 200 pages, showcasing 80 builds with all the building instruction...
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