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The Aftermath of Everest's Deadly Avalanche

Sherpa communities and those set to climb Everest are grieving and "in shock" after the avalanche that killed 16 mountaineers.<p>The first thing you hear is the roar. It's a terrifying sound, instantly recognizable. Your head jerks up, and you see the thundering cloud of ice blasting toward you. …

Sherpas Take Steep Risks for Life-Changing Pay

Guides accept dangers to move their families out of poverty.<p>Last spring the Sherpa news that dominated the headlines was a brawl that took place on Everest when a group of Sherpas fixing ropes got into a fight with three Western climbers. That incident, which was reported all over the world with …

Photographer of Sherpas: Everest Avalanche "Will Be Spoken of for Generations"

National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey says Sherpas face high risk.<p>A deadly avalanche on Mount Everest that left 13 Sherpa guides dead and three missing Friday morning shines a light on a remote community of workers that routinely takes on high risk to support foreign climbers.<p>Seattle-based …

Historic Tragedy on Everest, With 13 Sherpas Dead in Avalanche

The 2014 Mount Everest climbing season has begun with tragedy.<p>The worst accident in the history of Everest mountaineering occurred Friday morning at approximately 6:30 (Nepal time) on the south side of the world's highest peak. Thirteen Sherpas are reported dead, with at least three missing and …

Teen Climber Matt Moniz on Attempting an 8,000-Meter Everest Triple Link Up

Adventure<p><i>Climber Matt Moniz, with his dad Mike, climbed to all the highest points in the 50 states in 43 days, a feat which made him one of our Adventurers of the Year—and our youngest honored Adventurer ever.</i><p>On April 3 I’m off to Nepal to begin an expedition I’ve been dreaming about most of my …

Washington Mudslide's Speed Led to High Death Toll

Slide's large size and unstable conditions also make recovery difficult.<p><b>The massive mudslide that wiped out part of a town in rural northwestern Washington Saturday struck so quickly that residents couldn't escape its path, scientists said, leading to the deaths of at least 25 people, with scores</b> …

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Geological history of the Earth - student film competition finalist video

Maia Krall Fry, a student at the University of St Andrews, brings a touch of poetry to geology in her 60 second film. "I wanted to bring some of the key ideas about geology into one minute," says Maia.

Wildly Colorful Geologic Maps of National Parks (And How to Read Them)

ONE OF THE reasons I became a geologist was the maps. I will never have enough walls in my house for all the beautiful geologic maps I'd love to …

Types of Rocks

10 Images that Sum Up the Geological History of the Earth

Earth is 4.5 billion years old, and during that time it's been through a lot of dramatic changes — as well as enormous disasters that reshaped the …

Geology: North America's broken heart

A billion years ago, a huge rift nearly cleaved North America down the middle. And then it failed. Researchers may be getting close to finding out …

Atmosphere, Biosphere, Hydrosphere, and Lithosphere

The area near the surface of the earth can be divided into four interconnected spheres: lithosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and atmosphere. Think of …

The Hollywood Fault Has Finally Been Mapped And It's Bad News

hollywood fault<p><i>Updated 9:49 am:</i> Pop the champagne, NIMBYs: Turns out the proposed site of the huge <b>Millennium Hollywood</b> project appears to be directly on top of an earthquake fault, and it's illegal under state law to build on top of a fault. Hollywood Hills anti-development types stumbled on the …

LA Teaming Up With US Seismologist To Prep For The Big One

[Image via Los Angeles Public Library photo collection]<p>Now that Los Angeles has a more up-to-date idea of where some of the major fault lines do and do not run through the city, it can focus on what would happen if a serious seismic event actually happened. In a timely announcement (Friday's the …

Elephant Photobombs Tourists: How’d It Happen?

<b>Move over, Banff ground squirrel—there’s a new photo crasher in town.</b><p>An African bull elephant snuck up behind tourists in an undated photo taken in Wedza, Zimbabwe, in “the photobomb of a lifetime,” according to a statement from Barcroft Media.<p>The five women failed to see the seven-ton animal …

Behind the Scenes of TEDxChurchgate 2012

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Transforming India's Cities & Politics: Rajesh Jain at TEDxChurchgate

Principles of Intelligent Urbanism: Christopher Benninger at TEDxChurchgate

Sex & the city - openness, compassion and empowerment: Roy Wadia at TEDxChurchgate

Free cities: The future of freedom: Joshua Zader at TEDxChurchgate

The sleepless city: Waking up to a new urban mindscape: Supriya Nair at TEDxChurchgate

Part 11: Improved Water Management in Marikal

Part 12: Sustained Growth

Part 07: Changing Character of Marikal

Part 06: Health And Nutrition

Part 05: Educational Opportunities in Marikal

Part 04: Marikal Amenities