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Happy Hour: A Beginner’s Guide To Navy-Strength Rum

Happy Hour: A Beginner’s Guide To Navy-Strength Rum

The Royal Navy’s successful invasion of Jamaica in 1655 had a lot of terribly negative outcomes. The commanders ended up in the Tower of London. Many of the English sailors fell sick or starved. A lot of Spanish settlers died. But there was one undeniably positive outcome: rum.

Antarctica Isn’t All White

Antarctica Isn’t All White

Who said there’s no colour at the poles? The crew of the HMS Protector visiting Port Lockroy, Antarctica surely didn’t — because this shot is far from white.