Category Archives: Survival

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World’s oldest person dies aged 117

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Emma Morano, at 117 the world’s oldest person and also believed to have been the last surviving person born in the 1800s, has died at her home in northern Italy.. . . . More . . .

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Solo sailor Andy Lamont sets off on westward trip around world in non-stop and unassisted adventure.

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An Australian sailor is attempting to sail “the wrong way” around the world in what he hopes will be a record-breaking journey aboard his 34-foot boat. Andy Lamont left the Gold Coast today and is planning to sail solo, non-stop, … Continue reading

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Seeds of Salvation

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Enter the Arctic Doomsday Vault, a final safeguard for the world’s biodiversity. At the very edge of civilisation, on a rugged island north of Norway, sits a strange, jutting building that houses the most important collection of seeds in the … Continue reading

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Mummified body found on yacht drifting off coast of Philippines

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The mummified body of a German adventurer was found dead drifting on his abandoned yacht at the weekend off the coast of southern Philippines. Manfred Fritz Bajorat, 59, was discovered by two fishermen aboard his yacht in the Pacific Ocean … Continue reading

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John Beeden becomes first person to row the Pacific Ocean solo and non-stop to Australia

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Adventurer John Beeden has become the first person to row solo non-stop from North America to the Australian mainland. December 27 marked day 209 at sea for Mr Beeden, who has rowed more than 7,400 nautical miles across the Pacific … Continue reading

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Latest CPR Method.

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 [Kiwozi:  Whoa !!! . . . .what’s this doing on my Blog. . . this is serious stuff ! Well given Kiwozi could need this any day now  ( as he falls off his Rocking Chair on the Verandah ),  I thought … Continue reading

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Alive after 13 months adrift, man claims

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BEARDED, bloated and wearing nothing but his bedraggled underwear, José Salvador Alvarenga stumbled ashore on a remote island in the Pacific last week with a remarkable story to tell. After setting off from the Mexican coast for a day’s fishing … Continue reading