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One-way ticket

One-way ticket to Mars……Why one-way? Because during the journey, which will last from seven to eight months, astronauts will lose bone and muscle mass. After spending time on that planet, … Continue reading

19/04/2013 · 1 Comment

Dr. Livingstone, I presume?

There are no more options left. David Livingstone, born  at Blantyre, south of Glasgow on 19 March 1813, was a missionary and one of the greatest European explorers of Africa. In … Continue reading

19/03/2013 · Leave a comment

Make it count

Make whatever you do matter.  

23/09/2012 · 1 Comment

Sinking ship

Shortly before midnight on 14 April 1912, the Titanic struck an iceberg and sank less than three hours later, a centenary honoured by towns and cities on both sides of … Continue reading

13/04/2012 · Leave a comment