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2009-02-03 05:00:00

TORONTO, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ - Tenzing becomes one of the first Managed IT Services companies in North America to receive ISO 27001 Certification.

2009-01-21 05:00:00

TORONTO, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ - The official launch of Tenzing marks the emergence of a sophisticated and focused managed IT services company honed from over 10 years experience in the industry. Tenzing, a reference to the famous mountain guide who was the first to summit Mt.

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2008-11-17 07:45:00

Dawa Steven Sherpa, a young climber from Nepal, is hoping to promote eco-friendly climbing on Mt Everest by deploying toilets fashioned from a plastic bucket.

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2008-01-11 09:00:00

Sir Edmund Hillary, who with Tenzing Norgay, his Sherpa guide, won worldwide acclaim in 1953 by becoming the first to scale Mount Everest, the world's tallest peak, died today in Auckland, New Zealand. He was 88.

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2007-01-14 12:45:00

Thousands of adventurers have been drawn to Mount Everest by the challenge of climbing to the top of the world. Jeff Clapp was drawn by the trash they leave behind.

2006-05-23 21:24:30

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Edmund Hillary, the first man to climb Mount Everest, has blamed the commercialization of climbing the world's highest mountain for the death a British climber, a newspaper reported on Wednesday.

2005-07-10 21:38:47

Edmund Hillary, the first climber to conquer Mount Everest with his Sherpa guide, on Monday urged that the world's highest mountain be placed on the United Nations' list of endangered heritage sites because of the risks of climate change.

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2005-06-03 17:20:00

Two Nepalese climbers were on top of the world this week - not only because they reached the top of Mount Everest but because they got married there in what was believed to be the first wedding on the summit.


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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...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.