A 104-year-old cookie from explorer Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expedition was sold today for ¬£1,250 (about $1949) at an auction at Christie's in London. The cookie, made specifically for the Nimrod Expedition (1907-1909), is a Huntley & Palmers biscuit that measures 3 inches (7.7 cm.) in diamet ... More >>
Emily Stone/GlobalPostShackleton's Antarctic whiskey Polar explorer Ernest Shackleton loved his whiskey, not a bad thing to pack on long, potentially doomed trips across hundreds of miles of Antarctic ice, and thus for a 1907 expedition to the South Pole, he brought along 25 crates of Scotch ... More >>
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