In 1980, 16 shipwrecked Danish fishermen were hauled to safety after an hour and a half in the frigid North Sea. They then walked across the deck of the rescue ship, stepped below for a hot drink, and dropped dead, all 16 of them.

This is from that article about hypothermia that went around this morning. Crazy.

  1. mariahoenenevigglad reblogged this from climateadaptation and added:
    excellent writing; def. worth a read.
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    This is a really amazing, really terrifying article to read, especially for somebody studying Antarctica like me. These...
  4. ginaric reblogged this from jhermann and added:
    eugh
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  6. sinatragal reblogged this from climateadaptation and added:
    This is an amazing read. And a terrifying situation to be in, I can now imagine.
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    How does hypothermia work?
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    awesome writing
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    Via jhermann
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