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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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SHARP

Sharp is a new book with plenty of information for anyone interested in knives. It is filled with gorgeous shots of beautiful knifes plus tips, techniques, and recipes from various luminous San Francisco chefs. The book also includes details on knife sharpening and skills along with step-by-step instructions of techniques in the kitchen. Sharply packaged with a textured cover and a foil spine, this makes for a great gift for anyone wanting to hone their skills in th...
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GIFT IDEAS | FOR THE DRINKER

Running out of gift ideas? do you have a friend or family member that is a heavy drinker or wine/cognac/whiskey connoisseur? we rounded up some of our favorite picks from our "drink" section, here are some Drink Fanatic related gifts. Product details after the jump....
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SHOE DOG

Available from today for purchase is the new memoir of Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight. The highly anticipated book Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike delves into the Swoosh’s past, and describes Knight´s modest beginnings and how he created with a $50 loan from his dad, a $30 billion-dollar global mega-brand. Over the course of the book’s 400 pages, the enigmatic Knight recounts his desire to find a career that would allow him to "play all the time, instead...
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