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May 29th 1953

The world’s highest peak is conquered by a bee keeper from New Zealand.

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary KG ONZ KBE (20 July 1919 – 11 January 2008) was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist. 162 more words

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Are Mt. Everest's glaciers doomed by global warming?

‘The signal of future glacier change in the region is clear: continued mass loss from glaciers is likely’

Staff Report

FRISCO —In the worst-case global warming scenario, … 554 more words

Climate And Weather

Help someone in need - proceeds will go straight to our Nepalese friends!

Have you ever, in an instant, lost everything you’ve worked so hard for?

We’ve all heard about the recent earthquake in Nepal. Charities around the world were getting involved to help those in need but as is often the case, that help is often too little and too short lived for those who need it. 732 more words

Adventure

This Week In History

Today, and hopefully this whole “long weekend,” we’ve been celebrating Memorial Day. Originally called Decoration Day, this holiday is a day of remembrance for the men and women who have served our country. 309 more words

History

Four Photos, Four Stories (3rd Season)

Why the Sky has turned Red…!

Episode 1: The Shadows

It’s 3200 A.D. Amidst the ruins of a city once known as Manila, two shadows emerge.  751 more words

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Coal Barons Admit They “Were Only Foolin’”

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By Victor Miller

BWN Special Correspondent

TAILHOOK, Indiana–Marty and Blair Aghastique, world’s richest purveyors of anthracite—admitted king makers, secret Presidential manipulators and owners of governments from Washington to Canberra, held an unprecedented press conference in one of their 24 palatial residences, this one in Tailhook, Indiana. 319 more words

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