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2014-06-02 23:01:38

This month Chris Bombardier will attempt to be the first person with hemophilia to scale Mt.

Top Of The World: Google Maps Show Off Everest And Other Peaks
2013-03-18 16:37:27

Google is now offering up "street views" of parts of Mount Everest, as well as the summits of Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa, Mount Elbrus in Europe and Aconcagua, the highest mountain in South America.

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2009-12-07 10:50:32

An international team of researchers detected low concentrations of these toxic, carcinogenic chlorine compounds in samples taken from America’s highest mountain.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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