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Row Or Die [Water, Water, Everywhere]

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What It Feels Like To Row The Atlantic Alone. By Olly Hicks, 24, laborer. [Ed.’s note: In September 2006, Hicks became the youngest person to row the Atlantic Ocean solo. He also has the distinction of making the slowest trip, … Continue reading


Dumbo Strikes Back [Call of the Wild]

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Gabon, New Year’s Eve, 2002: She was about seven feet at the shoulder, with sixteen-inch tusks, and weighed two tons. I used to have zero fear. Zero. I could walk up to any elephant I saw. So when she charges, … Continue reading