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100 years — Amundsen's dash to immortality

Published in The Hindu on December 14, 2011

This day (December 14) 100 years ago, Norwegian Roald Amundsen became the first explorer to reach the geographical South Pole — the southernmost tip of the Earth. 506 more words

North Pole

Expedition: TERRA NOVA

“Message to the Public. The causes of the disaster are these.”

So begins the play Terra Nova by Ted Tally, who actually took the ominous words from Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott, whose expedition to the South Pole is actually what the play is based on. 424 more words


Carroll County Revolutionary War Pensioners

Carroll County Revolutionary War Pensioners in 1840

Six Revolutionary War pensioners were listed in the 1840 census of Carroll County, Kentucky, listing their age.  I have added a few notes from my research.  151 more words

Family Stories

Recensie: De Poolgebieden voor in bed, op het toilet of in bad

 De Poolgebieden, voor in bed, op het toilet of in bad

‘De Poolgebieden’ van Nienke Beintema is een boekje vol met feiten en weetjes over de poolgebieden. 235 more words


Review: Mack & Mabel at Nottingham Theatre Royal

This major new production of the classic Broadway musical Mack & Mabel, arrives on tour as a full on singing and dancing extravaganza at… 939 more words


Rebels fall short of championship goals

West Monroe coach Jerry Arledge said he was “still waiting on the sun to come up” on Saturday morning.

The metaphor for the top-ranked West Monroe football Class 5A second-round playoff loss was still sinking in across the state following a 28-21 loss at No. 432 more words