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Perspective and Inspiration: Everest 2013

Georgina Miranda | Posted 04.08.2013 | Impact
Georgina Miranda

I am day 3 into my Everest for Congo expedition and it feels like yesterday that I was on this adventure two years prior.

INTERACTIVE PHOTO: Everest Climate Change In 2 BILLION Pixels

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.19.2012 | Green

Picture this: Mount Everest, captured in astounding interactive digital detail. We're not talking megapixels, we're talking gigapixels -- as in two to...

PHOTOS: A Hard-Won Lesson In Belize

Richard Wiese | Posted 07.21.2012 | Travel
Richard Wiese

Only when vividly aware of the fragility of life do I know its true value.

PEAKING LATE: 70-Year-Old Mountain Climber Plans Rare And Risky Everest Ascent

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2012 | Fifty

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU, May 10 (Reuters) - A 70-year-old climber who became the oldest American to scale Mount Everest three years ...

Join A National Geographic Everest Expedition

Posted 04.19.2012 | Travel

The legendary mountain climber Conrad Anker is on his way up Everest and, thanks to the May iPad edition of National Geographic Magazine, you can tag ...

Diversity in the Outdoors, Part 2

Stacy Bare | Posted 05.14.2012 | Black Voices
Stacy Bare

Merely inviting a more diverse audience to enjoy the outdoors is a great start but it seems likely that having more role models for diverse populations would help others accept these kinds of invitations more readily.

Ain't No Mountain High Enough

Joel Sucher | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics
Joel Sucher

The mountain climbing former Republican governor of New Mexico now wants to climb this country's ultimate political Everest. And he wants the voting public to believe that, as a third party candidate, he can succeed.

Dalai Lama Advisor, Blake Kerr, Testifies in Trial Accusing Chinese of Genocide in Tibet

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 03.07.2012 | World
Robbie Vorhaus

As a tourist in Lhasa 24 years ago, Blake Kerr witnessed Chinese soldiers and police massacring unarmed Tibetans, inspiring him to begin documenting the underside of China's military occupation of Tibet.

Over 1,000 Stranded Hikers At Everest Evacuated

AP | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal -- Around 1,200 foreign trekkers stranded for about a week by bad weather in the Mount Everest area have been evacuated. The weather ...

Mountain Looks Like a Coffee Table Book. It's Really About Sacred Places and the Reach For the Divine.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 12.11.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

There are big books that you buy for people you don't completely care about -- gift books, coffee table books. And then there are books like Mountain, books that cost you something to look through, books that repay the effort.

Would You Climb Everest In Shorts And Sandals? How An 'Iceman' Stays Warm

AOL Weird News | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Would you take an ice bath -- for over an hour? Would you run a half marathon -- in the Arctic Circle? Would you try climbing Mt. Everest -- wea...

Dutch 'Iceman' Controls Body Through Meditation

AP | TOBY STERLING and ALEKSANDAR FURTULA | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — The sun beams down on a warm Dutch spring morning, and the Iceman's students look wary as they watch him dump bag after...

The Himalayan Sherpa Behind This Wine Label

Mary Orlin | Posted 06.01.2011 | Home
Mary Orlin

Meet Ngima Sherpa. Nepalese by birth, with family in Tibet, he now has a wine named for him, Ngima's Cuvee.

10 Geeky Facts About The World's Most Famous Places

Posted 01.16.2013 | Travel

For some people trivia isn't just a game, it's a way of life. Stat junkies and info nerds alike spend hours finding new minute details about places ar...

Finding Bliss Through Meditation

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margie Goldsmith

Martyn Williams was the first person to lead expeditions to the top of Mt. Everest and to the North and South Poles. Now, he takes followers on an adventure that takes place in the mind.

Race to the Top: Nine States and the District of Columbia Join TN and DE as Winners for Education Funding

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Sawyers

In mid-August, Congress signed off on a bill that will steer $10 billion into schools across the nation, a measure aimed at preventing teacher layoffs. And now there's more, this time to support state education reforms.

Jordan Romero Climbs Mt. Everest: 13-Year-Old Is Youngest Ever To Reach Summit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BEIJING — A 13-year-old American boy has become the youngest climber to reach the top of Mount Everest. A spokesman for Jordan Romero says the ...

Jon Stewart Author Interview: 'Blind Descent' Author James Tabor On The Deepest Place On Earth (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The deepest cave on Earth is about 7,000 feet deep -- that's seven Empire State Buildings -- but the people who descend to the bottom are hardly ever ...

California 13-Year-Old To Attempt To Climb Everest

AP | RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A 13-year-old California boy plans to try to climb Mount Everest in a quest to reach the summits of the highest peaks on all seven...

Elia Saikaly Climbing Mt. Everest For Children In Developing Countries

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Social entrepreneur Elia Saikaly has decided to put his money where his tweets are, planning a climb to the top of Mt. Everest to raise money for Chil...

Climbing Mt. Everest to Build Peace School in Nepal

Subhash Ghimire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Subhash Ghimire

After months of preparation, Ania Lichota is beginning her climb of Mt. Everest, an effort she is undertaking to raise money to build the Sarswati Peace School in rural Nepal.

Deciding How to Decide -- Making Critical Choices

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

Michael Roberto's unambiguous, extensive and genuinely engaging audio course is like having a heavyweight advisor on hand without the $500 hourly fee.