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Deadly Misadventures

It’s been said our lives are no more than a string of decisions. Thousands of choices made every single day. Most seemingly inconsequential. While others harness the potential to lead us to dark and unforgiving places. Do our choices control our destiny? Or are we all like the gambler who repeatedly rolls the dice, hoping each time for a smile from Lady Luck?

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  • 17.06.2020
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    The Luckiest Unluckiest Man

    A Croatian man named Frane Selak has got to be either the luckiest man alive or the unluckiest. Whether you’re someone who sees the glass as being half full or half empty, Frane’s glass has definitely been filled with deadly misadventures.Writing and Research:Stephanie MooreSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Casper - Use code DICE at Casper.com to receive $100 off your mattress order.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    Little Boy Wonder

    As 11-year-old Norm Ollestad was dangling upside down in his plane seat, he couldn't help but wonder how his Father would manage to get them out of this one. Although they'd never experienced crashing into the side of a mountain in the middle of a blizzard, no less, Norm had experienced more in his 11 short years of life on earth, than most people have in a lifetime.Writing and Research:Stephanie MooreSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Casper - Use code DICE at Casper.com to receive $100 off your mattress order.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    A Watery Grave

    Stranded at the bottom of the ocean, Harrison Okene had nothing but a mattress a bottle of cokeand a flashlight to keep him alive. Trapped in a tiny pocket of air in an upturned ship, Harrison was atthe mercy of the Atlantic’s waters.Writing and Research:Joe TurnerSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Casper - Use code DICE at Casper.com to receive $100 off your mattress order.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    Sole Survivor

    As Juliane Koepcke collapsed against a tree somewhere in the middle of the rainforest she began to pray she’d live to see her mother again. Up until now, she hadn’t found any other survivors, or any wreckage of the plane crash that had brought her to the jungle. Writing and Research:Joe TurnerSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Casper - Use code DICE at Casper.com to receive $100 off your mattress order.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    Alone In The Amazon

    Lying on the forest floor on his hands and knees, Yossi Ghinsberg heard the sounds of an airplane passing overhead. Lost in the Amazon depths for three weeks, Yossi no longer had the strength to lift himself to his feet. To binge ad-free on Wondery+ visit: https://promo.wondery.com/plus/deadly-misadventures/Writing and Research:Joe TurnerSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Casper - Use code DICE at Casper.com to receive $100 off your mattress order.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    Stranded In The Sea Of Cortez

    Joseph Rangel found himself stranded on a deserted island with his lifelong childhood friend Lorenzo Madrid and a young untrained fishing guide half their age. Rangel and his best friend were on their last day of a 5 day sports fishing trip in the Sea of Cortez.To binge ad-free on Wondery+ visit: https://promo.wondery.com/plus/deadly-misadventures/Writing and Research:Stephanie MooreSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Casper - Use code DICE at Casper.com to receive $100 off your mattress order.

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  • 17.06.2020
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    A Chilling Expedition

    For many explorers, it was a race to see which expedition would be the first to chart and reach the Earth’s Magnetic South Pole. A conquest finally accomplished by the Nimrod Expedition in 1909. A member of that team, 26-year-old Sir Douglas Mawson also held that honor and place in history. A few short years later Mawson would lead his own expedition team back to that icy coastline, hoping to conduct scientific research and chart new areas.To binge ad-free on Wondery+ visit: https://promo.wondery.com/plus/deadly-misadventures/Writing and Research:Stephanie MooreSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Casper - Use code DICE at Casper.com to receive $100 off your mattress order.SOURCES:Alone on the Icehttps://www.amazon.com/Alone-Ice-Greatest-Survival-Exploration/dp/0393347788/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=douglas+mawson&qid=1575514242&sr=8-2Flaws in the Icehttps://www.amazon.com/Flaws-Ice-Search-Douglas-Mawson-ebook/dp/B00PV650D0/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=douglas+mawson&qid=1575514288&sr=8-3In Search of the South Pole - Huw Lewis-Jones https://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/25/business/leadership-lessons-from-the-shackleton-expedition.htmlhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crevassehttp://www.antarctica.gov.au/about-antarctica/history/people/douglas-mawsonhttp://www.antarctica.gov.au/about-antarctica/history/people/douglas-mawsonhttps://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-25682462https://www.coolantarctica.com/Antarctica%20fact%20file/History/Douglas-Mawson.phphttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-most-terrible-polar-exploration-ever-douglas-mawsons-antarctic-journey-82192685/

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  • 17.06.2020
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    The Trashman

    Deborah Scaling Kiley sat in a rubber dingy in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, reciting the Lord’sPrayer in a desperate attempt to convince herself she hadn’t gone mad. The water surroundingthe boat had turned a sickly shade of red, as the blood of her devoured crew mate rose to thesurface.To binge ad-free on Wondery+ visit: https://promo.wondery.com/plus/deadly-misadventures/Writing and Research:Joe TurnerSupport us by supporting our sponsors!Casper - Use code DICE at Casper.com to receive $100 off your mattress order.SOURCES:Albatross by Deborah Scaling Kiley & Meg Noonan (Book)Shipwreck by Tim O’ Shei (Book)https://player.themoth.org/#/?actionType=ADD_AND_PLAY&storyId=1777 (Podcast)http://www.dockwalk.com/Essentials/Docktalk.aspx?g=posts&t=25288https://news.wttw.com/2012/09/26/author-laurence-gonzales-surviving-survivalhttps://keepinitrealevanston.wordpress.com/category/surviving-survival/https://www.mamamia.com.au/shark-attack-stories/http://edition.cnn.com/2008/US/09/08/survive/index.htmlhttps://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-updates/incidents/the-sharks-got-him-then-killed-the-others-shipwreck-survivor-recounts-five-days-stranded-at-sea/news-story/c60f679af78d537be9e1e09114c26a92https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x50mzg2

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  • 17.06.2020
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    Introducing Deadly Misadventures

    Hosted by Justin from Generation Why and Tyler from The Minds of Madness.Wondery’s newest podcast explores some of the most-terrifying, real-life stories of people who came face to face with death.The podcast series raises the question on whether our choices control our destiny or if it all comes down to luck? A roll of the dice. At the end of each episode, it will be up to you to decide.To hear all Deadly Misadventures episodes, ad-free, exclusively on Wondery Plus just go to wondery.fm/deadly and subscribe today!

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