On this date in 1925, Balto, a sled dog, arrived in Nome, Alaska after braving 674 miles in blizzard conditions, at temperatures 50 degrees below zero, to deliver medicine needed to fight a deadly diphtheria epidemic. See this statue of Balto in Central Park at the East Drive at 67th Street.

On this date in 1925, Balto, a sled dog, arrived in Nome, Alaska after braving 674 miles in blizzard conditions, at temperatures 50 degrees below zero, to deliver medicine needed to fight a deadly diphtheria epidemic. See this statue of Balto in Central Park at the East Drive at 67th Street.

Now This Is Something Worth Dying For

Now This Is Something Worth Dying For

Helping the earth live on is something worth dying for....or at least an excellent way to put your empty shell to good use....A GREAT IDEA, but why wait until you die??? HELP SAVE THE EARTH WHILE YOU'RE ALIVE:):):)

Ierland - The Dingle Peninsula County Kerry’s Dingle Peninsula is awash with postcard-worthy vistas of sandy surf beaches and Caribbean-blue stretches of ocean. Its 'capital', the charming fishing village of Dingle, is a tangle of higgledy-piggledy streets teeming with art and craft shops, old-fashioned pubs and sublime seafood restaurants serving the day's catch.

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ierland - The Dingle Peninsula County Kerry’s Dingle Peninsula is awash with postcard-worthy vistas of sandy surf beaches and Caribbean-blue stretches of ocean. Its 'capital', the charming fishing village of Dingle, is a tangle of higgledy-piggledy streets teeming with art and craft shops, old-fashioned pubs and sublime seafood restaurants serving the day's catch.

Rhine Falls , near the town of Schaffhausen in northern Switzerland, between the cantons of Schaffhausen and Zürich

Rhine Falls , near the town of Schaffhausen in northern Switzerland, between the cantons of Schaffhausen and Zürich

"Staircase To The Remnants of Madame Sherri's Castle", West Chesterfield, New Hampshire, USA. The 'castle' burned down in 1962. More http://www.boston.com/travel/explorene/articles/2008/10/26/here_live_spirits_and_stories_from_buried_eras/ and http://www.chesterfieldoutdoors.com/plands/sherri.html

"Staircase To The Remnants of Madame Sherri's Castle", West Chesterfield, New Hampshire, USA. The 'castle' burned down in 1962. More http://www.boston.com/travel/explorene/articles/2008/10/26/here_live_spirits_and_stories_from_buried_eras/ and http://www.chesterfieldoutdoors.com/plands/sherri.html

76-foot Brazilian yacht named Mar Sem Fin (Endless Sea) that sank off the coast of Antarctica, likely due to ice compression and strong winds. . It sank in April, 2012.

76-foot Brazilian yacht named Mar Sem Fin (Endless Sea) that sank off the coast of Antarctica, likely due to ice compression and strong winds. . It sank in April, 2012.

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