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2014-01-05 23:00:43

The Story of the Legendary Apa Sherpa Olean, NY (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 Nepal, Mount Everest – Under the guidance of living legend Apa Sherpa, 360Heros™ officially made it to the top of the world in June, 2013 in a collaborative effort with HP®, Intel®, Adobe®, ATI®, NLT, Steadicam and DJI® to tell the story of his dedication to the Sherpa community, school, and foundation at Mount Everest in 360 video, 3D, and theatrical. The documentary of the life of Apa...

80-Year Old Japanese Man Scales Everest
2013-05-23 13:36:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When some people envision life in their 80s, they picture lounging on a beach in Florida with a coconut-flavored cocktail in their hand. However, Japanese octogenarian Yuichiro Miura decided to take a completely different route into old age. This week, Miura became the oldest man to scale Mt. Everest, using the same route Sir Edmund Hillary traversed almost 60 years ago to the day. "This is the best feeling in the world," Miura said...

2012-06-26 23:02:52

Sponsored by Chase and Living Social, online contest will award $250,000 grants to 12 small businesses. Vote ends on June 30, 2012. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 APA International Placement Consultants (http://www.apaintl.com/index.php), an executive staffing firm, is vying for one of 12 small business grants in Mission: Small Business (https://www.missionsmallbusiness.com/), an online contest sponsored by Chase and Living Social. Each winner will receive $250,000, helping them put...

Climate Change Affecting Himalayas
2012-02-29 05:48:43

Apa Sherpa, who holds the record for climbing Mount Everest a total of 21 times, has noticed a change on the world´s largest peak. He has noticed that snow and ice are disappearing from the mountain making it difficult to climb. He recently told the AFP news agency: “In 1989 when I first climbed Everest there was a lot of snow and ice but now most of it has just become bare rock. That, as a result, is causing more rockfalls which is a danger to the climbers.” The climb...

2011-05-24 07:15:00

ATLANTA, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Photographic Artists (APA) (http://www.apanational.com) today announces its third contribution of $25,000 to the PLUS Coalition to aid in the development of the PLUS Registry, a key component of the Picture Licensing Universal System (PLUS). When operational, the PLUS Registry will link images to their rights holders and will provide instant access to photographic rights information for any image. APA's mission is Successful Photographers....

2011-04-21 07:05:00

ATLANTA, April 21, 2011 -- American Photographic Artists (APA) (http://www.apanational.com) is committed to helping professional photographers and creative artists succeed at the business of photography. In past months, APA has taken significant steps to expand advocacy efforts and has formed an alliance with Artists Rights Society (ARS) (http://www.arsny.com). This alliance offers secondary rights protection to APA members by offering them complimentary membership to ARS. This move is...

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2011-04-07 07:55:00

A team of 58 people will take part in a mission to pick up trash left behind from years of climbs up the slopes of the world's highest peak, AFP reports. Apa Sherpa, 51, who will count this ascent as his record-holding twenty-first climb, will lead the Eco Everest Expedition 2011 to collect four tons of garbage under a "Cash for Trash" program funded by Asian Trekking, a guide company that organizes climbs in the region. The expedition is planning on a diverse and far-flung group of...

2010-09-21 08:59:00

VIENNA, Austria, September 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- News agency introduces new touch solution for Microsoft Surface - Innovations for media as a way out of the crisis APA - Austria Press Agency was the first news agency in Europe to introduce this innovative and personalised news presentation for the touch-table Microsoft Surface. By means of a personal scan code the system provides personal interest-relevant content - operated intuitively using the hands and fingers. Conceived...

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2010-05-25 14:40:00

A Nepalese Sherpa said on Tuesday, after breaking his own record by making a 20th ascent of Mount Everest, that the world's highest peak is getting more dangerous to climb because of climate change. Apa Sherpa said he was disturbed by the visible changes on the mountain caused by rising temperature. "The snow along the slopes had melted, exposing the bare rocks underneath, which made it very difficult for us to walk up the slope as there was no snow to dig our crampons into," he told...

2009-09-23 11:45:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Champion athletic apparel has launched a Mount Everest expedition Web site that allows visitors to submit their own personal "Everest" for a chance to win $10,000. Champion apparel's "Climb Everest With Us" Web site will track Champion's partnership with international mountaineer Jamie Clarke in his bid to summit the world's highest peak next spring. Clarke will be wearing some of the most innovative high-altitude gear on the mountain,...


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Sir Edmund Percival Hillary
2014-01-06 11:03:49

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. Hillary was born to Percival Augustus Hillary and Gertrude Hillary in Auckland, Dominion of New Zealand on July 20th of 1919. In 1920 his family moved to Tuakau, after his father was given land there. His grandparents were early settlers in the northern part of Wairoa in the middle of the 19th century after emigrating from Yorkshire, England. On May 29th of 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.