George Mallory

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Name: George Mallory
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 1 reports

The Absurdity of Everest

Climbing Mt. Everest is no longer a noble pursuit and the people who do it are not heroes. Everest has become a magnet not for the best among us expanding boundaries of the known world, but for the worst, the people with time and money to seek a personal ... [Published Huffington Post - 5 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

The Absurdity of Everest | Brian Rooney

Climbing Mt. Everest is no longer a noble pursuit and the people who do it are not heroes. Everest has become a magnet not for the best among us expanding boundaries of the known world, but for the worst, the people with time and money to seek a personal ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Climbing Everest is the peak of hubris | Tanya Gold

Mountain Madness was the name of an expedition whose leader perished in the 1996 Mount Everest disaster, – and it was well-named. There is an explicit madness attached to serious mountaineering; a desire for pain, isolation and submission, either of man ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Mt. Everest: Why Do People Keep Climbing It?

Related LinksEach spring, amidst stories of successful firsts, come tales of overcrowding, fighting and tragedy on Mt. Everest, including last week’s avalanche that killed at least 13 Sherpas who were setting ropes on the mountain’s most popular climbing ... [Published Discovery Channel - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Expectant Parents Asked the Internet to Name Their Child

(Yahoo!) - In January of this year, an expectant father named Stephen started the website NameMyDaughter.com , where anyone on the Internet could suggest and vote on potential names for Stephen’s forthcoming baby girl.Well, as noted by the folks at Betabeat, ... [Published WRIC TV - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Earth Day Haze

Fearing the Icefall: On Everest, dangers are clear Fearing the Icefall: On Everest, dangers are clearUpdated: Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:44 AM EDT 2014-04-22 15:44:32 GMTOn Everest, everybody knows that the Icefall is dangerous. They've known it for generations, ... [Published 7 News Online - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

Ukraine orders 'anti-terror' operation to resume

In Ukraine's east, mayor held hostage by insurgent In Ukraine's east, mayor held hostage by insurgentUpdated: Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:24 PM EDT 2014-04-22 17:24:30 GMTWhen armed men seized the police station in this eastern Ukrainian city, mayor Nelya ... [Published KXNet.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Detailed Path of Everest Avalanche

Mount Everest's Khumbu Icefall, the site of the Friday avalanche that killed at least 16 climbers, is an unavoidable gauntlet for those climbing the mountain from the Nepal (south) side.Over a half mile wide, bounded on both sides by sheer rock walls ... [Published National Geographic - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Attention Long Due to Sturdy Sherpas

Following Friday’s avalanche that killed over a dozen Sherpas en route to Mount Everest, the Sherpa community issued a seven-day ultimatum to the government and threatened boycott of the spring climbing season if their demands were not met. For the Sherpas, ... [Published New Indian Express - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Pictures: Climbing Everest Through the Decades

Edmund Hillary, a New Zealander, and Tenzing Norgay, a Nepalese Sherpa, were the strongest and most experienced snow and ice climbers on the 1953 British expedition.After the first team was forced to turn back, Hillary and Tenzing, the back-up team, reached ... [Published National Geographic - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Climbing Mount Everest: once lonely, now crowded, but always treacherous

When the British mountain climber George Mallory was asked, nearly a century ago, why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, he famously replied, "Because it's there."Mallory died on his third attempt.Jim Whittaker also tried - and made it. In 1963, Whittaker ... [Published CBS News - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Epic of Everest review

Tragic silent documentary serves up high-altitude drama in high-definitionThis remarkable 1924 film documents the tragic attempt to conquer Everest that resulted in the deaths of George Mallory and Andrew Irvine. While the film's treatment of the Tibetan ... [Published Home Cinema Choice - Apr 17 2014]

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The Absurdity of Everest | Brian Rooney [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
Five myths about Mount Everest [Published Washington Post - 3 hours ago]
The Absurdity of Everest [Published Huffington Post - 5 hours ago]
Mount Everest Total Victims List Huge [Published The Guardian Express - 23 hours ago]
Climbing Everest is the peak of hubris | Tanya ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 23 2014]
Mercury Rising [Published 7 News Online - Apr 23 2014]
Mt. Everest: Why Do People Keep Climbing It? [Published LiveScience.com - Apr 22 2014]
Mt. Everest: Why Do People Keep Climbing It? [Published Discovery Channel - Apr 22 2014]
Ukraine orders 'anti-terror' operation to resume [Published KXNet.com - Apr 22 2014]
Earth Day Haze [Published 7 News Online - Apr 22 2014]
High court upholds Mich affirmative action ban [Published KXNet.com - Apr 22 2014]
Fearing the Icefall: On Everest, dangers are clear [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Apr 22 2014]
Sherpas make a stand after fatal avalanche [Published BBC - Apr 22 2014]
Expectant Parents Asked the Internet to Name Th... [Published WRIC TV - Apr 22 2014]
Deadly work [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 22 2014]
Attention Long Due to Sturdy Sherpas [Published New Indian Express - Apr 22 2014]
Detailed Path of Everest Avalanche [Published National Geographic - Apr 21 2014]
Sherpas Laid to Rest [Published National Geographic - Apr 21 2014]
The Challenge Of Everest, Where Vanity Overshad... [Published Eurasia Review - Apr 21 2014]
The Aftermath of Everest's Deadly Avalanche [Published National Geographic - Apr 20 2014]
Pictures: Climbing Everest Through the Decades [Published National Geographic - Apr 19 2014]
Climbing Mount Everest: once lonely, now crowde... [Published CBS News - Apr 19 2014]
The Disposable Men: Sherpas on Everest [Published Outside - Apr 18 2014]
The Epic of Everest review [Published Home Cinema Choice - Apr 17 2014]
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When You Don't Know Where You Are, That's Where... [Published Esquire - Apr 07 2014]
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