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K2 or Chogori: Second Highest Mountain in the World

K2, located on the Pakistan-Chinese border, is the second-highest mountain in the world. It is Pakistan's highest mountain; and the world's 22nd most …

Video: Climbing K2 - The Mountaineers Mountain

In the coming weeks we'll be hearing a lot of news coming out of Pakistan in regards to the summer climbing season there. As indicated earlier today, …

Most dangerous volcano in North America: Popocatépetl, Shasta, Hood, or Rainier?

<i>This</i> <i>article</i> <i>originally appeared in</i> <i>The Last Word on Nothing</i><i>.</i><p>MEXICO CITY—When you live in Mexico, you get used to people in other countries thinking you …

Hacker Barnaby Jack Dead At 35

Jack, who exposed vulnerabilities in everything from pacemakers to ATMs, has died in San Francisco.<p>Hacker Barnaby Jack, perhaps best known for discovering insecurities in pacemakers that could be exploited with fatal results, has died in San Francisco, Reuters reports. He was 35. His death comes …

Curiosity rover's descent to Mars – the story so far

Nestled below the foothills of the San Gabriel mountains, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory outside Pasadena has a surprisingly low-tech feel. For more …

The 10 Worst Places To Live In The Universe

And you thought 97 degrees F was bad.<p>Recently, we told you about an exoplanet that rains glass. <i>Sideways</i>. Which got us thinking: 1.) we will never complain about the weather here on Earth again and 2.) surely that's got to be the worst place to live in the entire universe. But no! With the help of …

The Week In Numbers: An Asteroid-Zapping Space Laser, The Worst Planets In The Universe, And More

<b>4,580 degrees Fahrenheit</b>: the surface temperature on exoplanet COROT-7b, one of the 10 worst places to live in the universe, according to NASA scientists<p><b>600 miles</b>: the diameter of the largest known asteroid, Ceres (could an asteroid impact knock the moon into Earth?)<p><b>70 gigawatts</b>: the power of a …

Stephen Hawking tells how doctors offered to turn off life support in 1985

Prof Stephen Hawking has said he became so ill while writing A Brief History Of Time that doctors offered to turn off his life support machine, it …

Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomy of an artist

If Leonardo da Vinci’s uncannily accurate studies of the human body had been published in his lifetime, they would have changed the course of science, says Alastair Sooke.<p>One day, probably during the winter of 1507-08, <b>Leonardo da Vinci</b> found himself chatting with an old man in the hospital of Santa …

Reid Dropped from ‘Sharknado 2’

Check out the first art from the new Star Wars TV series, Rebels

Feast your eyes on the first art from <i>Star Wars Rebels</i>, Lucasfilm's followup to <i>Clone Wars</i> <i>–</i> including the show's logo!<p>The images were released …

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WWIB: Get Naked

So here is the deal, I can see her nipples & her coochie and you can’t. So to all my female visitors I’m just as shocked and disgusted as you are at …

Indonesian Killers Brought to Justice 50 Years Too Late in 'The Act of Killing'

The brutal documentary exposes Indonesia’s 1965 genocide. Tom Sykes says this may be the victims’ only justice.<p>In 1965 a military dictatorship seized …

Fox News Hit A New Low While Interviewing Muslim Scholar Reza Aslan About Jesus

If Fox News‘ new strategy is to cover their ears and scream, “LALALA I CAN’T HEAR YOU LALALA” at their invited guests, they’re doing a bang up job. The home of the World’s Loudest Opinions continued their shame spiral toward their inevitable future on Friday during a chat with scholar Reza Aslan, …

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Luis Suarez: Arsenal move would be surprise, says Michael Owen

<b>Michael Owen thinks Luis Suarez would be making a surprising career move if he left Liverpool to join Arsenal.</b><p>Last week, the Reds rejected a Gunners club record bid of £40m plus £1 for the 26-year-old Uruguay forward, who wants to talk to the London club.<p>Ex-Liverpool striker Owen told BBC's …

Morsi supporters pledge to stand firm after massacre

Supporters of the overthrown Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi have pledged to maintain their weeks-old sit-in in east Cairo, despite the massacre of …

Cesc Fabregas: David Moyes unsure of new Man Utd bid

<b>Manchester United manager David Moyes is confident he will add to his squad this summer, but has yet to decide whether he will make a third bid for Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas.</b><p>with Barcelona insistent he is not for sale.<p>"I couldn't tell you if there will be another bid [for Fabregas]," he …

Syrian army 'makes key gains in Homs'

<b>Syrian government forces have taken most of the Khalidiya neighbourhood in the central city of Homs, one of the few remaining districts there under rebel control, activists and media say.</b><p>The army had launched an offensive in the area on Saturday.<p>Rebels had held Khalidiya for more than a year in a …

Cannes thief 'steals 40m euros of jewels' from hotel

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/998000/998308_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524633214_a6b5222cf193c41de1f50ca3cb5e6991<p><b>An armed man has stolen jewels worth about 40m euros ($53m; £34m) in the French Riviera resort of Cannes, officials say.</b><p>They say the hold-up took place …

Venice cruise ship row inflamed by 'sail-past scrape'

A row over the giant cruise ships that squeeze down Venice's narrow canals has been inflamed by claims that a vessel veered off course on Saturday to within 20 metres of the lagoon city, nearly squashing a water bus.<p>The alleged incident, which has been denied by the ship's owner Carnival, was …

Israel-Palestinian peace talks: Netanyahu forces through release of 104 prisoners

The release of 104 long-term Palestinian prisoners was approved by the Israeli cabinet on Sunday after an emotional debate when Binyamin Netanyahu, …

Boy, 16, gored to death at Spanish bull run

A 16-year-old boy has been gored to death at a running-of-the-bulls festival in Spain.<p>The youth was gored in the back and died hours later after two …

Life as a US drone operator: 'It's like playing a video game for four years'

"It is a lot like playing a video game," a former Predator drone operator matter-of-factly admits to the artist Omer Fast. "But playing the same …