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A meeting between officials from China and Nepal has settled a longstanding dispute regarding the official height of Mount Everest.
IRVINE, Calif., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Aiming to be the first person ever with Brachial Plexus Palsy to climb Mt.
SEATTLE, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty retailer Eddie Bauer, The Original Outdoor OutfitterÂ®, is turning 90. When Mr. Bauer first opened for business in 1920, his "Eddie Bauer's Tennis Shop" was renting space in a gun shop in downtown Seattle.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb.
A group of 20 Nepalese climbers, led by mountain-climbing pro Namgyal Sherpa, are planning a high-risk expedition to clean up the trash and debris left behind by mountaineers on Mount Everest.
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec.
SANTA ANA, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Everest College plans to open its first campus in Santa Ana to help meet the growing demand for hands-on, career-focused education in Orange County. Santa Ana is the county seat and most populous city in Orange County.
NORTH AURORA, Ill., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Few teachers can motivate students like Wendy Skonie.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Champion Athletic Apparel, through a partnership with Universal Sports, has teamed up with six U.S.
A Chinese official said Monday that scientists have begun operating an earthquake monitoring station at the foot of Mount Everest in an effort to learn more about the world's highest peak.
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...