Many people's bucket lists include visiting nature's most impressive sites: the Grand Canyon, Victoria Falls, the Great Barrier Reef, and Mount Everest, just to name a few. But entrance fees can cut into tight travel budgets. However, there are natural wonders that charge no entrance fees. These...
Hullabaloo: Why Trump supporters favor the endumbening of America. Towleroad: Ambassador Gingrich, what’s new at the Holy See? Crosscut: Climbers at Mount Everest are finally getting their sht together. Speaking of which, your quoteShow More Summary
Live Out There wants to make outerwear fit for scaling Mount Everest without the inflated markup, to make outdoor sports less cost-prohibitive. We all know—and reams of research can back that up—that being in nature, surrounded by mountains, oceans, and rivers, is good for your mental health. Show More Summary
After conquering Mount Everest, Philippine adventurer Carina Dayondon is set to sail to China aboard a wooden replica of an ancient boat in the hopes of boosting national pride in a forgotten maritime prowess. Dayondon is planning to...Show More Summary
“I told my colleague that I had to cut out early to go see a man about his very large dick. It was my Mount Everest, and I intended to climb it.”
Beyond the Edge is a 2013 New Zealand 3D docudrama about Tenzing Norgayand Sir Edmund Hillary‘s historical ascent of Mount Everest in 1953. As well as featuring dramatised recreations shot on location on Everest and in New Zealand, the film includes original footage and photographs from what was then … Continue reading ?
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Mars famously has the largest volcanoes known to science. The largest is Olympus Mons, pictured above, which towers 22km above the surrounding plains – over two and a half times taller than Mount Everest. This extinct volcano is 640km...Show More Summary
Some of us will climb Mount Everest and will have a story to tell our kids and grandchildren. Some of us aren’t quite that ambitious. We can still see the world, however, if only virtually. That’s where a game such as Everest VR enters the picture. Show More Summary
Solfar Studios wants to bring Mount Everest to your living room. The developer announced that the interactive Everest VR experience is now available on PlayStation VR.
In this Sunday's New York Times, Our Own JJ (not pictured except in spirit) examines why Bellini's Norma should be considered "the Everest of Opera."
Nepal has begun remeasuring Mount Everest to check if the height of the world's tallest peak was altered by a powerful earthquake that struck the nation in 2015, the government said Friday.
There were many stories that were more fun to cook up and publish, but nothing quite compares with the force and moral clarity of Jon Krakauer’s account of the 1996 tragedies on Mount Everest
No one knew if it could be done. But when Reinhold Messner and Peter Habeler climbed Mount Everest without oxygen in 1978, they smashed one of the last barriers of human performance. Almost 40 years later, both legends talk about their first ascent by “fair means”—and the long-running feud that followed.
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With sights like the Grand Canyon, Mount Everest, and The Great Barrier Reef, we have to admit, we live in a beautiful world. So when Rough Guide asked its readers to pick the most beautiful country in the world, they had a tall task tallying the votes. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Radhanath Sikdar postage stamp The height of Mount Everest was not calculated by George Everest, but by a brilliant mathematician who has since been all but forgotten. Everest himself (who pronounced his name ‘ee-vrist’) had become the...Show More Summary
Beyond the Edge is a 2013 New Zealand 3D docudrama about Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary‘s historical ascent of Mount Everest in 1953. As well as featuring dramatised recreations shot on location on Everest and in New Zealand, the film includes original footage and photographs … Click PLAY … Continue reading ?
Plano West assistant swim coach Amanda Poland plans to swim across the English Channel at some point in the next 10 days. The endurance swim is considered the sport's Mount Everest. Poland, 29, of Carrollton, registered to swim the approximately 21-mile distance from southern England to northern France nearly 2 1/2 years ago. Show More Summary