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December 14, 2014

On December 14, 2014, a lonely scientist at the McMurdo Station in Antarctica decided to try his luck on the dating app “Tinder”. To his amazement, he found a hit just 45 minutes away by helicopter. It was another lonely… Continue reading

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June 23, 1961

On June 23, 1961, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Chile, France, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States and USSR signed the Antarctic Treaty. This treaty ensured that Antarctica would only be used for peaceful purposes. Countries would act in international cooperation for scientific research and to protect the native animal populations. Contrary to … Continue reading

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