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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...

2014-06-27 20:21:16

Successful advisors focus on relevancy and timely delivery of client communications over office meetings OMAHA, Neb., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- If research and anecdotal evidence continues to point to a lack of communication as the top reason investors fire their financial advisor, then why are advisors meeting face-to-face less often with their clients? Flexible, more efficient alternatives are on the rise. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140627/122568 According to the...

2014-05-07 23:10:24

5 x Everest Summit Conqueror signs with Zamst. Irvine, California (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 ZAMST, a leader in high-performance sports prevention and protective equipment, announced today an endorsement deal with elite mountain climber Melissa Arnot. Since 2001, Arnot, has summited Mt. Everest (29,035 ft) 5 times, and has also led numerous expeditions to some of the worlds tallest peaks such as; Mt Kilimanjaro (19,341 ft) twice, and Mt. McKinley (20,320 ft) among many others on a global...

2014-02-21 08:20:25

Green Flag Waves For 2014 NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series on February 25 BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRacing.com and PEAK® Antifreeze/Coolant announced today that PEAK will sponsor iRacing's top NASCAR online racing championship series for the next three years. Starting on February 25th, the NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series powered by iRacing.com will see the world's top sim-racers compete for more than $20,000 in cash and prizes in precise digital models of...

2014-01-30 08:22:19

Elite Group of Aspiring Racers Will Compete Under the Guidance of Michael Waltrip Racing Team Drivers for a PEAK® Racing Sponsorship CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To uncover the next big racing star, PEAK(®) Antifreeze & Motor Oil and Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) are kicking off the second "PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge," a nationwide search to find an amateur racer who has what it takes to be a professional driver. Coming off an exciting inaugural season in 2013 when...

Everest New Rules
2013-08-05 11:31:03

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Following a mountainside altercation between mountain climbers and local sherpa guides that occurred earlier this year, Nepalese officials have announced that government agents will be stationed at the Mount Everest base camp and be charged with the responsibility of monitoring expedition teams, coordinating any rescue efforts, and safeguarding the local environment. Purna Chandra Bhattarai, Nepal's chief of the tourism industry...

2013-04-22 16:58:56

Afghanistan's geography is dominated by a collection of craggy peaks, the highest–a mountain known as Noshaq–has been measured to 7,492 meters. Consequently, the soldiers on duty in this mountainous terrain must often ascend to great heights as part of their duty. However, quick climbs without adapting to altitude can lead to a condition called acute mountain sickness (AMS), marked by headache, fatigue, gastrointestinal distress, nausea, and insomnia. Conventional knowledge...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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