When polar explorer Ernest Shackleton handed a starving fellow traveller a biscuit on an expedition more than 100 years ago, his companion said he would not swap the morsel of food for "thousands of pounds."
Have you ever read a book that captured your heart so fast and hard you were reluctant to put it down? That you re-read it almost immediately to revisit passages that touched you deeply — and you mourned its ending for it meant the characters would then
Robert Marincic, 61, formerly of Batavia, is on a 2,500-mile journey on his bike from California to Florida to raise funds for the American Cancer Society . The death of his cousin and biking buddy, John Prazen, inspired him to tackle the trip, Marincic s
Wolves, big cats, colorful birds: Anyone craving a safari doesn't have to visit Africa -- with a few tricks, rare animals can be tracked down in Germany too. SPIEGEL ONLINE presents 10 destinations for viewing especially shy native species.