16-Year-Old Girl Becomes Youngest Person To Ski South Pole

Teens continue to put the rest of us to shame for our Netflix watching, internet browsing ways: 16-year-old Amelia Hempleman-Adams has returned home to England after becoming the youngest person to ski the South Pole. Hempleman-Adams and her explorer father traveled 97 miles and spent 17 nights in Antarctica.… » 12/13/11 9:30am 12/13/11 9:30am

Woman Who Had A Stroke Is Trapped At The South Pole


A 58-year-old woman who works at the Amundsen-Scott research station at the South Pole suffered a stroke at the end of August, and now a battle has erupted between her family and the company that runs the station over when she will be evacuated. Renee-Nicole Douceur was seen immediately after her stroke by the… » 10/09/11 1:00pm 10/09/11 1:00pm