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From the highest mountaintop comes a new research report in the FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org) that gets to the bottom of what happens to the hearts of people when exposed to low-levels of oxygen, such as those on Mount Everest or in the intensive care unit of a hospital.
Adventure seekers are plunking down more than $50,000 to climb Mount Everest, but a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research finds that people who pay for transformative experiences often lack the communitarian spirit that usually defines such activities.
A private telecom firm took high-speed Internet facilities to new heights on Thursday after launching Nepal's first 3G services at the base camp of Mount Everest.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Everest College - San Francisco will host a debate Tuesday, Oct. 26 on Proposition 19, the California ballot measure that would legalize and tax marijuana for recreational use for adults.
Natural Vitalityâ€™s Energy 28 Powers Youngest Climber in History to the Peak of Mt.
- Stratos ChatCard Data enables prepaid, individual Internet access for each member of the expedition team - BETHESDA, Maryland, Sept.
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Attitudes, insights and fears among California workers will be revealed Wednesday, Sept. 1 at 8 a.m. PDT in the California Labor Day Survey, followed by a live webcast panel discussion at 10 a.m. PDT with the state's leading economists and jobs experts.
Their legend has inspired generations of mountaineers since their ill-fated attempt to climb Everest over 80 years ago, and now a team of scientists believe they have discovered another important part of the puzzle as to why George Mallory and Andrew Irvine never returned from their pioneering expedition.
New photos taken from the same spot that British climber George Mallory captured on camera in 1921 show significant ice loss.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned adventurer Alison Levine made history by becoming one of the few Americans to complete the Adventure Grand Slam -- climbing the highest peak on each continent (Denali, Aconcagua, Elbrus, Kilimanjaro, Vinson Massif, Carstensz Pyramid, Everest) and skiing to both the North and South Poles.
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 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...