The lake is estimated to be 12 miles to 18 miles across and buried 1 mile beneath the icy surface.
Just a few hundred miles above the South Pole, runners braved fierce weather conditions in the Antarctic Ice Marathon.
She smashed the previous record by 10 hours.
The famed astronaut was transported to New Zealand for medical treatment.
This would be one of the hardest things I’d ever have to do.
As I plan a trip for Europe this coming summer with a friend, I see how much fun "adventuring" can be. Of course, I am no match for women who have scaled mountains or traveled to the, literally, ends of the Earth.
The Antarctic Treaty, signed in 1959, stipulates that Antarctica shall be used for peaceful purposes and that "no new claim, or enlargement of an existing claim to territorial sovereignty in Antarctica shall be asserted while the present Treaty is in force."
Recently, I had the pleasure to interview Sir Ranulph Fiennes - the world's greatest living explorer - for Spartan Up! The Podcast. Fiennes has an arsenal of backbreaking, boundary-pushing, life-risking, hard to believe stories; the type that transport you right to the very places he triumphed over.
I don't think there is ever the perfect time or the perfect set of circumstances in which to start a project. If we delay until everything is in place, we could be delaying forever. Starting is the hardest part, but it is also the most important. Whatever your idea, I urge you, make a start on it today!
As February is Black History Month, I am highlighting African-American women who have made significant contributions to the economy and culture of the United States.