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2014-07-25 23:06:12

This year 2014, a sacred year for pilgrims and a peak season for travelers will bring thousands of visitors to Mt. Everest. Tibet Vista (http://www.tibettravel.org) offers tour packages to Mt. Everest at favorable prices. Lhasa, Tibet (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Mt. Everest (also known as Mt. Qomolangma), the world's highest mountain with an 8,848 metres (29,029 ft) height, is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas, a border area between Nepal and China. With magnificent and...

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. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 AspectSolar, the leading name in solar power and technology, was recently featured as the technology provider for Montezuma Basin Productions, the producer of documentaries that include “Skiing Everest.” AspectSolar solar power technologies, including the EP-55 Solar Panel and the EnergyBar 250, were the...

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. Participating in this fun, popular community event has become a tradition at Everest Academy over the last several years. Lemont, IL (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Wearing the school motto on their shirts, students from Everest Academy of Lemont, their families, facility and staff came together this past Saturday morning ready to wave, smile and...

2014-07-01 23:12:09

During Field Day at Everest Academy, teams have a chance to demonstrate the growth they have experienced this past year in character development, celebrate their perseverance, and partake in joyous competition all of which are key components of an Everest Academy education Lemont, IL (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The students at Everest Academy enjoyed a beautiful day along Bell Road on the school’s open land during their annual Field Day. Field Day gave the students an opportunity to show not...

2014-06-13 23:06:28

Students and faculty of Everest Academy gratefully enjoyed a surprise visit from Our Lady of Czestochowa, a magnificent five foot image traveling throughout the world. (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 The magnificent five foot image of Our Lady of Czestochowa has traveled over 40 thousand miles, visiting 24 countries, 75 cathedrals and 60 Orthodox churches in over 400 cities across the globe. The precious image has been venerated by hundreds of thousands since its journey began in 2012 when a group...

2014-06-11 23:10:56

Dr. Ira Williams, author, surgeon, and retired USAF major, discusses how Payne Stewart’s tragic death provides everything one needs to know for how to perform painless and humane legal executions. States where executions are permitted should take a lesson from the deaths of Payne and several of his friends. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 “It is the most peaceful way to die!” says Dr. Williams. “Useful consciousness is reduced to 60 seconds or less at the equivalent...

2014-06-05 23:08:28

Slow but steady growth up to 5 percent expected in a market undergoing significant changes (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Multi-process Human Resources Outsourcing (MPHRO) market showed a marginal 3 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in 2013 compared to 2012, reaching US$3.3 billion, according to Everest Group. The Asia Pacific (APAC) region has become the hub of new activity in the segment. Although 2013 saw the lowest number of deal signings in four years, the average annualized...

2014-06-03 23:17:10

Long before the hand held puppets and Jim Henderson’s creation of the Muppets, the art of fine crafted wood, string, paint and the marionettes existed and entertained. David Herzog’s Marionettes keep this art form alive as they visit Everest Academy in Lemont, IL. Lemont, IL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Students at Everest Academy of Lemont in the three and four year old preschool program and in the kindergarten classes were tickled and delighted recently by the talented David Herzog and his...

2014-05-22 23:07:50

Details in Q1 Market Vista Report to be Presented in May 28 Webinar Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Global In-house Centers (GICs) are delivering as much as 80 percent cost savings over source markets, according to recently published research conducted jointly by Everest Group, an advisory and research firm on global services, and NASSCOM. These findings as well as those from Everest Group’s new research report — Market Vista™: Q1 2014 — will be presented in a free May 28...

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. The Mother's Day Tribute has become an Everest tradition that both moms and children look forward to each year. (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Students at Everest Academy of Lemont conveyed love and gratitude to their mothers during their Mother's Day Tribute held Friday morning in celebration of Mother’s Day, a celebration that has become an Everest...


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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...

Karl Henize
2012-10-22 10:51:32

Karl Henize was an astronomer, space scientist and a NASA astronaut. He was born Karl Gordon Henize on October 17, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up on a small dairy farm outside the city, where he grew his interest in Buck Rogers and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to reach the peak of Mount Everest. He attended primary and secondary schools in Plainville and Mariemont, Ohio and then continued on to the University of Virginia. There he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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