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5 Climbers Dead On Mont Blanc Peak; 6th Missing

AP | LORI HINNANT | Posted 10.13.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — Six French climbers died in a fall on France's Mont Blanc after a night of snow and wind on Western Europe's tallest mountain, official...

Missing Climber Found Frozen In Ice After 32 Years

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.10.2014 | World

The body of a missing French climber has finally been found -- after 32 years. Hikers on Mont Blanc in the Alps stumbled upon the frozen remains of...

You Can't Beat These Views

Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

Aiguille du Midi has long been a destination for travelers exploring the Mont Blanc region of the French Alps. It's viewing platform and cafe, accessi...

Mont Blanc Avalanche Kills 2

AP | GREG KELLER | Posted 08.13.2013 | World

PARIS -- An avalanche in the French Alps killed two Italian mountain climbers and injured another on Tuesday, rescue officials said. The accident occ...

British Father And Son Found Dead In Mont-Blanc Massif

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.17.2013 | World

A British man and his 12-year-old son were found dead in the Mont-Blanc massif that spreads around Europe's highest peak, rescuers said.Their bodies w...

WATCH: This Video Will Blow Your Mind

Posted 08.23.2012 | Sports

Folks, don't try this at home. Alexander Polli, a self-described "body flight professional," has released a stunning video that shows him soaring o...

More Found Dead In Mont Blanc Avalanche

AP | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

ROME -- Two more climbers have died on Mont Blanc following the deaths of nine people last week in a massive avalanche, rescue crews in Italy and Fran...

Survivors Tell Horrific Details Of Deadly Avalanche

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 09.12.2012 | World

CHAMONIX, France — Climbers who survived the massive avalanche in the French Alps that killed nine of their colleagues said Friday they were tos...

Is This The World's Scariest Toilet?

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business

If you’re afraid of heights, this toilet might have you feeling a little flush. That’s because it’s suspended on a glass floor at the top of ...

From Hitchcock to Bettie Page: Miami Goes to the Movies

Tara Solomon | Posted 05.06.2012 | Miami
Tara Solomon

It's been one year since the Frank Gehry-designed temple of culture became the New World Symphony's home in Miami Beach, and, to celebrate, Artistic Director Michael Tilson Thomas hosted the ultimate gala: "An Evening of Suspense."

Bodies Of French Mountain Climbers Found After Fierce Storms

AP | Posted 01.09.2012 | World

ROME -- The bodies of two experienced French mountain climbers trapped on Mont Blanc for days during fierce storms were recovered by rescue crews on W...

Getting High in Chamonix

Susan Fogwell | Posted 05.29.2011 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

Chamonix is a haven for an international set of outdoor adventurers, well-heeled visitors and independent travelers. Bar none, it is the crème de la crème for perennial mountain climbing.

Capitalism: Never Enough?

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

The epidemic of designer stores is symptomatic of the buying binge we've been on for the last half-century.

Winning Designs in China: Standing Out to Fit In

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tom Doctoroff

Western-style individualism is like Eve's apple -- succulent, enticing, desired. Biting into it, however, risks banishment to the Land of Outcasts.