These islands were all built by hand

"Life is simple, just add water." 5/24/18

Living Afloat On Man-Made Islands

Lake Titicaca in Peru is a lagoon made up of approximately 70 man-made islands. The central island serves as a hub, home to over 500 residents. Living afloat isn't for everyone, but the Uros, a small South American tribe, have created and maintained this unique lifestyle for many years. 

Crossing the Atlantic by Kayak

No one embodies the spirit of an adventurer quite like Aleksander Doba. At the age of 70, he kayaked across the Atlantic Ocean for the third time, battling tropical storms and treacherous waves, spending 110 days solo at sea.
 
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Enter the Deadliest Garden in the World

Locked behind black steel doors in Northumberland, England, the Poison Garden at Alnwick Castle grows around 100 infamous killers. From deadly nightshade to hemlock, the only way a plant can take root in this garden is if it is lethal to humans. 
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