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Some of Chicago's Top Chefs Share Their Favorite Gifts to Give

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 11.21.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

"This year I am giving the gift of travel. I am taking my family to Thailand with a quick trip tagged on to Hong Kong. Travel is how I learn and I am able to come back to the restaurant feeling inspired.

Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes in an Interview with Jacada

Jacada Travel | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Having climbed Everest and crossed both polar ice-caps, Ranulph Fiennes is the greatest explorer of our time. The intrepid traveller talks to Jacada about his incredible journeys across the globe.

Reflections on Everest

Toby Storie-Pugh | Posted 12.01.2014 | Impact
Toby Storie-Pugh

Our climbing gear and supplies, an incredible sprawl of meticulously-chosen clothing, hardware, food and medical supplies ­everything that we would need to have our shot at Everest's summit was packed in 90 minutes.

Beyond Skiing Everest: Enduring a Bigger Challenge

The Surf Channel | Posted 11.30.2014 | Sports
The Surf Channel

Mike Marolt, Steve Marolt and Jim Gile have over 25 years of expeditions to some 40 of the highest peaks in the world, without Sherpa, oxygen, drugs and all the amenities.

My Experience Going 312 Hours Without a Shower

Lena Desmond | Posted 11.22.2014 | Travel
Lena Desmond

How did 312 hours of being showerless, laughing in negative 40 degrees, and muleing up steep passes become life's work for this city girl? I don't know.

'Maze Runner' Sequel Scheduled To Premiere In 2015

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 09.21.2014 | Entertainment

After earning $32.5 million during its debut weekend, beating out Liam Neeson's "A Walk Among the Tombstones" and the dramedy "This Is Where I Leave Y...

Can a Serious Climber Also Be Vegan?

Kuntal Joisher | Posted 08.19.2014 | Green
Kuntal Joisher

I was able to adjust to all of these severe conditions while eating healthy vegan food such as raw vegetables and fruits, buckwheat, rice porridges, wheat breads, and dried fruits and nuts.

Retreat Is Not Defeat: Decisions Made in the Wake of the Everest Avalanche

Kuntal Joisher | Posted 08.03.2014 | Green
Kuntal Joisher

I had worked so hard to reach this point. Despite the tragedy, loss and danger, I still wanted to explore the possibility of climbing Everest from the north side. You may think, how selfish.

The Deadliest Event in Mt. Everest History: My Firsthand Account

Kuntal Joisher | Posted 07.20.2014 | Green
Kuntal Joisher

Although I'd been to the Everest base camp multiple times before, I'd never actually slept there. On April 18, I woke up around 7 a.m. to a commotion. Immediately, I knew something terrible had happened.

The Year Climate Change Closed Everest

The Atlantic | SVATI KIRSTEN NARULA | Posted 04.29.2014 | Green

The deadly avalanche on Everest earlier this month wasn't technically an avalanche. It was an "ice release"—a collapse of a glacial mass known as a ...

Everest Tragedy Exposes Big Business Interests At Play

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2014 | Business

* Nepal faces season without successful Everest ascent * Death of 16 sherpas in accident sparks crisis * Climbing world'...

Another Body Found After Everest's Deadliest Disaster

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 06.19.2014 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three...

Dog Ears Music: Volume 325

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Bobby "Blue" Bland, White Sea, Andreya Triana, and more.

Everest Climbers Have A Whole Lot Of Explaining To Do

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 03.05.2014 | Green

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Litterbugs, beware: Nepal is making new rules to persuade trekkers to clean up after themselves on Mount Everest, in the hope...

The Charm and Finesse of Everest's Chef Joho

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 03.17.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I have been interviewing chefs on The Dinner Party for over two years, so it is about time that I interview a French one. Executive Chef Jean Joho of...

Kenya: My Eyes Open, Part 2

Toby Storie-Pugh | Posted 02.21.2014 | Impact
Toby Storie-Pugh

We are all simple people, but it doesn't mean our dreams must be. I had a dream to climb Everest; I just never imagined that I would be doing it alongside Kenya's newest hero.

Kenya: My Eyes Open, Part 1

Toby Storie-Pugh | Posted 02.18.2014 | Impact
Toby Storie-Pugh

I understood the pain caused by the ending of a dream. But to see a 12-year-old boy become aware that life was going to be a bitter disappointment was something I will never forget. My eyes were opened.

Everest: The World's Tallest Pile Of Garbage

time.com | Posted 05.29.2013 | Green

As more and more people try to test themselves against Everest--often paying over $100,000 for a "guided climb"--this desolate mountain is becoming as...

PHOTOS: National Geographic Goes To Everest

Posted 05.28.2013 | Green

From National Geographic Magazine: Everest has always been a trophy, but now that almost 4,000 people have reached its summit, some more than once,...

Octogenarian Becomes Oldest Person To Scale Everest

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 07.22.2013 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal — An 80-year-old Japanese man who began the year with his fourth heart operation became the oldest conqueror of Mount Everest on...

Indian Woman Is First Female Amputee To Conquer Everest

Agence France Presse | | Posted 07.22.2013 | World

An Indian woman who lost her leg after she was thrown from a moving train two years ago has become the first female amputee to climb Everest, expediti...

80-Year-Old Man Begins Journey To Become Eldest On Everest

The Huffington Post | Carlo Davis | Posted 05.17.2013 | World

An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer has set out to reclaim his title as the oldest man ever to successfully summit Mount Everest. According to the...

Patience, Hope, Faith -The Final Push on Mt. Everest is Near!

Georgina Miranda | Posted 05.13.2013 | Impact
Georgina Miranda

It is near the final stretch of my Everest for Congo Women Climb and time to put the 6 plus weeks of living on the mountain and preparation to the test! In just a few days I will begin the journey from Everest Base Camp, 17,500 feet, to hopefully the top of the world, 29,028 feet.

Fighting Climbers On Mt. Everest Reach Truce

AP | BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 05.01.2013 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal -- A truce has been reached between three foreign climbers and Nepalese Sherpa guides who were involved in a fistfight on Mount Everes...

Epic Photos of the Everest Base Camp Trek

HUMANITY.TV | Posted 02.15.2013 | Travel
HUMANITY.TV

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