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2014-09-28 23:02:31

Everest Base Camp is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the world because it offers the chance to gaze on the magnificent north face of the world’s highest peak—Mt. Everest.

2014-09-22 12:26:23

Celebrates new partnership with Everest-Ferbey National Pro Am HOUSTON, Sept.

everest blood pressure
2014-08-28 03:00:34

Cardiovascular patients should be cautious when exposed to high altitudes for leisure or work.

2014-07-24 23:14:15

Montezuma Basin Productions, producers of "Skiing Everest," turn to AspectSolar for high power solutions in extreme conditions. Layfayette, Colo.

2014-07-11 23:06:53

Everest Academy students, families, and staff gathered Saturday morning to participate in the annual Homer Glenn Township Independence Day Parade.

2014-05-14 23:01:40

Moms, motherhood and music were all celebrated at Everest Academy in Lemont, IL last Friday in honor of Mother's Day on May 11th.

Sherpas Issue List Of Demands After Deadly Avalanche On Mt Everest
2014-04-23 13:54:38

Less than a week after the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest claimed the lives of at least 13 of their own, dozens of Sherpa guides have packed up and walked out, taking steps to close down the mountain for the season.

2014-04-21 08:24:02

Events include "A Retrospective with MacGillivray Freeman Films" including the Orange County premiere of Journey to the South Pacific and a screening of the surfing cult classic Five Summer Stories


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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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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.