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Wanders in...Newfoundland (part 2)

We arrived in Bonavista in the evening. The town marks the point where the explorer Giovanni Caboto first spied the slightly desolate shoreline of Newfoundland. Sailing under the English flag, Giovanni’s name was promptly anglicised to John Cabot, the name to which the Newfoundlanders affectionately remember him by. 575 more words

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5 TV Shows killed off early

Ratings are everything for TV shows but what we consider high viewing figures here in the UK don’t translate to high figures in the US and because of that various TV shows get cancelled far too early. 524 more words

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Kit review: How to have a “sardine experience” in a tent

The label clearly said “two-man tent” but I was dubious about that definition. They were two bloody small men by my calculations. Maybe the manufacturers were basing it on men who had trekked for a hundred days and nights through brutal extremes, living off foraged food and who had lost half their body weight – oh and were really short. 555 more words

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Kue Buah Berusia 100 Tahun Ditemukan

Kompasnews – Para konservator dari Antarctic Heritage Trust yang berbasis di Selandia Baru menemukan sekaleng kue buah berusia 100 tahun di temukan disebuah pondok di Cape Adare. 291 more words

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Hundred-Year-Old Antarctic Fruitcake Found in 'Excellent Condition'

Conservators with Antarctic Heritage Trust have uncovered a perfectly preserved fruitcake that dates back to Robert Falcon Scott’s ill-fated Terra Nova expedition, which began in 1910. 400 more words

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Terra Nova: Update 1 - User Interface

Hey all,

In my last post, I announced my current project, Terra Nova, since then I have made great strides in it’s creation, finishing the user interface and quite a lot of background work, but more on that another time. 55 more words

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