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Have a roof? Why not stick a tent on it?
In conjunction with our Solar Ready™ collaboration with Treeline Outdoors we're giving away a rooftop tent, a Thule Aeroblade Rack System and heaps of Goal Zero Gear. Go to goalzero.com/giveaway/rooftop-tent to enter!
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+Jim McNeill filming for the #lastpole recruitment ad in a sunny Soho
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My team mate Robert Pettersen makes the news! Telling all in Oxford about our polar adventure
MOST people choose sunshine and sand for a trip, but Jericho resident Robert Pettersen is going where no-one has ever been: the Pole of Inaccessibility.
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Sometimes words don't do the beauty of nature justice. Sit back and drink in this time-lapse video of Norway. Then book a ticket to Oslo and go visit it.
In terms of timelapse videos, they don't come much more beautiful than this one. It is a scenic, wondrous journey through Norway, a country that has more than its fair share of breathtaking landscapes. Sit back and enjoy this 5+ minute short film that will leave you wanting more.
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Sovereignty for sale...tragic capitulation of democracy to plutocratic rule by the corporate elite.
Owen Jones: Cameron’s and Ukip’s backing for a treaty that lets corporations devour public services exposes their duplicity
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Great idea. I would love to take this to the Arctic, although carrying the extra weight might test my endurance/patience. I'm filling that form in!
Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 1:30 PM. We're working to build the very best map of the world, and we'd love your help to do it. Today we're kicking off a pilot program that enables third party organizations to borrow the Street View Trekker and contribute imagery to Google Maps.
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Any plans to take the project to Arctic Canada? Will be up there in February if you need help setting it up +Mike Cassidy , World's first 4G feed from the Arctic Pole of Inaccessibility of any interest to you?
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Great project but wouldn't the money be better spent on fighting the causes of the risk to the landscapes instead of capitulating to the idea that they are doomed?
This video is a teaser-trailer of sorts for a project put together by a team of filmmakers who want to capture some of the world's most endangered landscapes in order to preserve them for future generations. They took their cameras to a number of beautiful locations, many of which are threatened ...
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A fascinating insight into the world of insider trading. 
The federal investigation echoed tactics used for the Mob: get low-level workers to inform on those farther up the hierarchy. Credit Illustration by Concepción Studios. Clockwise from Top: Louis Lanzano / Bloomberg via Getty; Shannon Stapleton / Reuters / Corbis; Louis Lanzano/Bloomberg via Getty; Brendan McDermid / Reuters / Corbis; Spencer Platt / Getty; Ronda Churchill / Bloomberg via Getty
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Thank you from the rest of us unlucky enough to live in states that value corporate profit over their citizen's well-being.
On the eve of a summit between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and European Union leaders, Germany has signalled it’s putting the Canada-EU trade deal on hold. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) was supposed to be symbolical...
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Andy Madeley: adventurer for War Child, writer, public speaker. Show off.
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Life is too short not to do what you love. Most people know it, they feel it in the core of their being, yet so few act upon it. I like to think am one of those few.

After long deliberation (and some wine) I have boiled my list of loves down to three specific things:

  • Raising money for War Child
  • Partaking in exciting adventures and challenges
  • Writing
My latest adventure is walking to the Arctic Pole from February 2015. The Arctic Pole is the furthest point from land in the centre of the Arctic Ocean and the expedition is a world-first, this is the last significant place in the polar regions yet to be reached on foot. Look out for more information coming soon!

I've written an account of my cycle from London to Sydney for the blog: The Cycle Diaries and as a columnist for The Telegraph Travel website (See the links to articles below).

In-between concocting new adventures and writing The Cycle Diaries book I perform talks about my adventures and raise money for War Child.

I want to empower those who have not yet taken that leap of faith in themselves, to do so. If I can help I usually will, so let's get in contact!

Yours in wonderment,

Andy Madeley
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Andy Madeley is currently training for a world-first expedition to the Arctic Pole of Inaccessibility with +Jim McNeill and Ice-warrior.com. He cycled to Australia from London, helping raise over £30'000 for +warchild and has written for www.thecyclediaries.com and The Saddle Saga series of columns for +telegraph travel blog. Andy spoke at The Adventure Travel show & at Innocent Drinks
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