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August 17, 1978: Give 'Em Helium

Three Americans from New Mexico completed the first transatlantic balloon flight, landing in a barley field 60 miles from Paris, 138 hours and six minutes after lifting off from Presque Isle, Maine. 293 more words

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My plan was always not to drink until I arrived in my Brussels hotel but when the captain said 90 minutes crossing time I knew I needed some beer to pass the time

My plan was always not to drink until I arrived in my Brussels hotel, but when the captain said 90 minutes crossing time, I knew I needed some beer to pass the time, and this meant that despite peeing three times before we reboarded our coach in the ferry, I was still absolutely painfully bursting to pee for the entire 3-hour journey to Brussels. 489 more words

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August 11 2017

Over the last month, DNS has reported on the latest programs and actions designed to increase awareness of Mental Health issues.

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Russia’s Vice-Admiral Kulakov large anti-submarine destroyer ship enters Bay of Biscay

The Russian Northern Fleet’s Vice-Admiral Kulakov large anti-submarine destroyer ship has entered the Bay of Biscay, the Fleet’s press service told TASS on Tuesday.

“Today, the Northern Fleet’s Vice-Admiral Kulakov large antisubmarine destroyer has crossed the English Channel and entered the Bay of Biscay. 133 more words

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Douglas Waymark dies attempting to swim English Channel

A man in his 40s has died while attempting to swim the English Channel.

Douglas Waymark is understood to have got into difficulty while taking part in a gruelling triathlon. 155 more words

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I’m not a great one for using my swims for fundraising. I’m gonna do the swim anyway, so it doesn’t always feel right to ask people to donate to something I enjoy. 181 more words

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Towards the end

About as far as you can get at the mouth of the River Rother as it finally meets the sea.

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