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2012-07-09 17:24:09

Resting in the Karakoram Range between northern Pakistan and western China, the Karakoram glaciers are stumping scientists.

Asian Glaciers Bulk Up, Confusing Researchers
2012-04-16 11:28:30

Bucking the global trend, some Asian glaciers on Karakoram’s mountains are getting thicker, according to researchers.

2011-04-29 10:15:00

NEW YORK, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- K2 Global Consulting has completed its assignment for the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (the "Claims Conference") working on its immediate response to a fraud carried out against the organization. The Claims Conference, headquartered in New York with offices in Frankfurt and Tel Aviv, is responsible for disbursing compensation to Holocaust survivors on behalf of the German government.

2011-03-24 11:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning Microsoft IT consulting firm Catapult Systems today announced that Joseph Dunagan, one of the company's senior consultants, was recently named a member of the exclusive K2 Insiders community. Based in Catapult Systems' Washington D.C.

2010-03-03 13:16:57

All of these teens had smoked a dangerous, yet legal substance known as K2 or "fake weed."

2008-08-05 21:00:08

By Larry Altman If it wasn't for a mistake, Hermosa Beach resident Nick Rice might be among the dead climbers on K2 in Pakistan. The 23-year-old adventurer who attended Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach was boiling water on Friday and spilled some of the liquid on his socks.

2008-08-05 09:00:19

By Stephen Graham Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A helicopter plucked two frostbitten Dutch climbers from K2 on Monday after an avalanche and exposure left at least 11 people presumed dead on the world's second-highest mountain.

2008-08-05 06:00:14

By Jane Perlez and Salman Masood Michael Wilson contributed reporting from New York.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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