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    Aussie Explorer To Recreate Shackleton Expedition With Outdated Equipment, Probably More Avoidable, Tragic Deaths

    Here's a new one for our ever growing file of stories labelled "idiots doing idiot things because they're idiots" -- an Australian professional adventurer is hoping to recreate the last leg of polar explorer and mind-blowing badass Ernest Shackleton's ill-fated expedition to cross Antarctica by land. That's not the crossing of Antarctica that the expedition was meant to be, but the grueling fight for survival against all odds it turned into. After all, we assume the way you get to be an Australian professional adventurer is by accepting dumb bets in bars and then endangering people's lives needlessly carrying them out.

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