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Tenzing Norgay

The Absurdity of Everest

Brian Rooney | Posted 06.24.2014 | World
Brian Rooney

Climbing Mt. Everest is no longer a noble pursuit and the people who do it are not heroes.

An Inspiring First

Mario Livio | Posted 12.01.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

From a purely scientific perspective, there isn't much to expect from Voyager 1 in the future. The probe is not heading towards any particular star. The closest it will come to the first star it encounters will be about 1.6 light-years -- and that will not happen for another 40,000 years.

Bally Was Here: The Luxury Brands' Presence At The First Everest Climb

Zandile Blay | Posted 07.29.2013 | Style
Zandile Blay

Of all the things mountaineer Tenzing Norgay must have been grateful for as he topped Mount Everest, it may very well have been luxury shoes.

Last Surviving Member Of Team That First Conquered Mount Everest Dies

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- George Lowe, the last surviving climber from the team that made the first successful ascent of Mount Everest, has died at age 89. Mary Lowe...

Sir Edmund Hillary Built His First Sherpa School 50 Years Ago; Now There Are 63

James M. Clash | Posted 08.01.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

This week not only marks the 58th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary's first ascent of Everest, but the 50th anniversary of the Khumjung School, the first of many educational institutions Hillary built for the Sherpa people.