Evidence suggests the man in the iron mask might have been Louis XIV's twin brother, but this fact is uncertain. No one will ever know who the masked prisoner was.
A New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust team of conservators has excavated five crates from beneath Ernest Shackleton’s only Antarctic hut. Team leader Al Fastier noted “we thought there were two crates possibly containing whisky under the 1908 building.
The Plastiki is a 60-foot catamaran made from 12,500 reclaimed bottles and fully recycled plastic. The Plastiki concept was birthed nearly three years ago following the UNEP report 'Ecosystems and Biodiversity in Deep Waters and High Seas'.