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Mt. Everest Claims At Least 12 Lives In Peak's Single Deadliest Avalanche
2014-04-18 06:23:49

An avalanche on the world’s highest mountain has killed at least 12 local guides during a climb on Friday. The snowpack release also injured three and several others are still unaccounted for...

2014-04-17 23:06:16

GICs look to sophisticated end-to-end ownership, vendor collaboration and talent management to drive future growth. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 17, 2014

Climbing Mount Everest To Learn More About Type 2 Diabetes
2014-04-16 07:06:22

Most people engage in extreme sports, such as climbing Mount Everest, in an attempt to gain insight about themselves. A group of researchers from the University of Southampton and University College London (UCL) climbed Mount Everest...

Bar-headed Geese Give Insight Into Low Oxygen Tolerance
2014-04-08 14:58:41

A new study into how the world's highest flying bird, the bar-headed goose, is able to survive at extreme altitudes may have future implications for low oxygen medical conditions in humans.

2014-04-07 08:38:15

CallFire FUEL Program Ignites Kuntal Joisher's Climb to Summit Mount Everest; Achievement to be Marked by First Mass Text from the Highest Point in the World SANTA MONICA, Calif.,

2014-03-31 23:22:11

A $1,000 grant will be awarded to new students transferring to Everest Academy in Lemont, IL from a K-8th grade Public or non-Catholic school who meet the admissions requirements.

2014-03-31 23:04:43

Perception of Time, Effects of Video Games and Music on the Brain, Chemistry of Tooth Cleaning and Staining were a few experiments conducted by Middle School students of Everest Academy at the

2014-03-25 23:27:42

Expedition on World’s Tallest Mountain to Use Innovative Mobile and Wearable Technologies While Raising Money for Nepalese Non-Profit San Francisco, CA (PRWEB)

2014-03-21 23:00:36

The Heroes Project is organizing a fund raising day hike to the summit of Mount Baldy on March 23, 2014 to help wounded veterans rediscover their strength and pride by scaling Mount Everest, the

2014-03-20 23:25:31

The Siblings Program by Aid to Adoption of Special Kids (AASK) launches Siblings Summer Camp in June, 2014.


Latest Mount Everest Reference Libraries

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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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