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Antarctica

Antarctica's Alcohol Problem

By Phil Broughton

As a volunteer bartender at South Pole Station, I witnessed how drinking can bring people together—and tear them apart—amid two-mile-thick ice sheets. MORE  

Down and Out in Antarctica

By Hunter R. Slaton

On MLK Day, a sober alcoholic reflects on two very different experiences of doing service—one at the bottom of the world, and another in a church basement. MORE  

Cocaine for Snowblindness—and Other Antarctic Remedies

By Bryan Le

In a bygone era, South Pole explorers filled their first-aid kits with a bevy of now-illicit substances. MORE  

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