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2009-09-30 11:00:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SecureUSA, Inc. the leading provider of perimeter defense solutions, announced today that they have developed an entirely electric, K12 bollard system. SecureUSA, Inc. is the first U.S.

2009-08-13 00:43:59

Taking dexamethasone, used in the treatment of high altitude cerebral edema, may improve exercise capacity in some mountaineers, Swiss researchers said. Lead authors Dr.

2009-08-11 12:37:08

Taking dexamathasone prophlyactically may improve exercise capacity in some mountaineers, according to Swiss researchers. Dexamathasone, known popularly to climbers as "dex," has been used for years to treat altitude-related symptoms in mountaineers

2009-08-08 15:42:22

A New York hot dog vendor says he was evicted from his spot by the Metropolitan Museum of Art because he could not afford the $53,558 monthly rent. Vendor Pasang Sherpa, 51, said while he routinely made up to $1,500 daily at his busy vending location by the New York museum, he fell $310,000 behind on the Parks Department rent, the New York Daily News reported Saturday. I'm going crazy, said Sherpa, who agreed in 2008 to pay nearly $643,000 annually for the vendor rights to the museum location.

2009-05-26 15:39:00

Hahn, Waterfall and Arnot Complete the First Ascent Success SEATTLE, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Led by renowned First Ascent guide Dave Hahn, the "Return to Everest" expedition's second summit team has reached the top of the world's highest mountain.

2009-05-19 13:22:00

Viesturs and Whittaker Return Eddie Bauer to the Top of the World SEATTLE, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On the morning of May 19, two legendary mountaineers on the First Ascent "Return to Everest" expedition reached the highest point on Earth.

2009-05-11 07:15:00

TROY, Mich., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- "The dollars are in the details. This is a natural progression for us," says Sandy Munro, Founder and CEO of Munro & Associates. "You have got to know the details in order to make good estimates.

2009-03-20 08:45:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountain Travel Sobek is proud to announce its 40th anniversary in 2009 as the oldest and most experienced adventure travel company in the U.S.

2009-03-06 17:41:23

A group of 10 female mountaineers in Nepal announced in the capital, Kathmandu, that they plan to scale the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents. The women said Friday that they climbed Mount Everest on Nepal's border with China last May and they are now planning expeditions to climb Mount Aconcagua of Argentina, Mount McKinley of the United States, Mount Kilimanjaro of Tanzania, Mount Elbrus in Russia, Mount Vinson Massif of Antarctica, Mount Kosciusko of Australia and Mount...

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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.