Mount Everest

Melting glaciers around Mount Everest may be forming killer lakes

Of the roughly 198,000 glaciers on the planet, more than a quarter are found in the Himalayas. But even this frigid expanse of ice and snow—home to …

Climate Change

You Can Climb Mount Everest Without Spending $60,000 and Months of Your Life Training

Climbing to the summit of Mount Everest is on many people's bucket lists, but turning the dream into a reality is difficult—to say the least.<p>First, …

Travel

Now you can climb Mount Everest in VR

Just last week, I had a great conversation with a Manhattan taxi driver named Sherpa, who, after I asked if his name was connected to Nepal, told me that he had indeed stopped working on Mount Everest to live in New York City. Smiling, he suggested I visit the famed (and quite dangerous) mountain …

Virtual Reality

Mount Everest Base Camp Is Getting Free Wi-Fi - Condé Nast Traveler

Nothing is sacred.<p>What's that old adage again: if you don't Instagram it, it didn't happen? No, that must be a new saying. Either way, you won't have to worry next time you hike Mount Everest (after you land on the base camp helipad, that is), because the Nepalese government is creating two free …

Travel

Scientists categorize Earth as a 'toxic planet'

Humans emit more than 250 billion tonnes of chemical substances a year, in a toxic avalanche that is harming people and life everywhere on the planet.

Chemicals

Inside the Wild Climb to Capture Mount Everest in VR for Sports Illustrated

Bonnie Pan is president of Endemol Shine Beyond USA, a company known for releasing digital video hits like Keys of Christmas (starring Mariah Carey …

Virtual Reality

Gourmet Dinner Party for 25 on Mount Everest? No Problem

For a chef who's filleted and flambéd in some of Europe's top restaurants, planning a dinner party for two dozen people shouldn't present an …

Did an earthquake shrink Mount Everest? India is going to check.

<b>By Max Bearak</b>, <i>The Washington Post</i><p>According to India’s surveyor-general, a school of thought has grown that Earth’s highest peak, Mount Everest, has …

Denver

Time Inc. Is Looking for a Brand to Help Launch Its Mount Everest VR Film

Time Inc. has the rights to Capturing Everest, a new virtual reality film from Endemol Shine Beyond USA, and it has big plans for the release of the …

Virtual Reality

Nepal Fines Guiding Company for False Everest Summit Claims

Remember the story of the Indian couple who faked their Everest summit last spring? It was a husband and wife duo by the name Dinesh and Tarkeshwari …

Mountaineering

Scientists Suspect 2015 Earthquake Caused Mount Everest To Shrink

Mount Everest may have shrunk in the past couple years (Credit: Shutterstock)<p>Scientists believe the world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest, may have shrunk due to the recent 2015 earthquake in Nepal. This has kicked off an effort to reach the peak of Mount Everest to determine just how tall the …

Science

Mount Everest: Scientists to measure height after Nepal earthquake

New Delhi (CNN)The world's tallest mountain may have shrunk following the 2015 Nepal earthquake.<p>That's what a group of Indian scientists want to check, after satellite data suggested Everest may have reduced in height following the impact.<p>"Everest was last measured in 1955 by the Indian …

Mountaineering

Mount Everest shows signs of shrinkage

Mount Everest may have shrunk following a massive earthquake two years ago — and now the world’s tallest peak is set to be remeasured, according to …

India is remeasuring Mount Everest to find out if it shrunk after earthquake

Mount Everest, the world's tallest mountain, might have shrunk after a devastating earthquake in the region two years ago, believe some scientists. India is sending an expedition to "remeasure" the mountain, <i>PTI</i> reported.<p>The April 2015 quake in Nepal, which measured 7.9 on the Richter scale and …

How Tall Is Mount Everest?

A group of scientists will take a trip to the peak to do some data digging.<p>An earthquake that rocked Nepal in April 2015 may have caused Mount …

Travel

India is going to check if Mount Everest got a little bit shorter

In April 2015, an earthquake in Nepal killed nearly 9,000 people, destroyed buildings, and triggered a series of deadly landslides. It may also have knocked Mount Everest down an inch.<p>Satellite readings taken in the aftermath of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake showed that large portions of Nepal had …

UK News

Did 2015 earthquake shrink Everest?

The Indian government plans to measure the height of Mount Everest to put to rest speculation that a powerful earthquake in 2015 may have caused it …

Australian News

India to send surveyors to find out whether Everest has shrunk

Scientists announce expedition to test theory that Nepalese earthquake took an inch off the world’s highest mountain<p>Anyone who aspires to climb Mount Everest might already be one inch closer to their goal.<p>Indian scientists have announced they will send an expedition to the peak of Mount Everest to …

Mountaineering

Mount Everest Update: World's Highest Mountain Shrinking? Following 2015 Nepal Earthquake, Scientist To Measure Peak's Height

It looks like the world’s highest mountain might be shrinking. An expedition to Mount Everest has been scheduled later this year by the Indian …

Earthquakes

Did Mount Everest Really Shrink? Scientists Measure Peak Again

Who's ready to break out the 6-mile-long measuring tape?<p>Scientists in India are prepping for an expedition to measure the height of Mount Everest, to …

Mountaineering

India says it plans to measure whether quake shrank Everest

<b>The Indian government has said it plans to measure the height of Mount Everest for a second time to assess whether it changed as a result of the 2015 Nepal earthquake.</b><p>Surveyor-General Swarna Subba Rao said an expedition would be sent to the world's highest mountain in two months.<p>Nepalese officials, …

UK News

India Plans Mt. Everest Expedition to See If It Shrank After Nepal Quake

Scientists will take the tape measure to Mount Everest to determine whether a massive earthquake in Nepal really did knock an inch off the world's …

Nepal

Doubt over Everest's true height spurs fresh expedition

Scientists will take the tape measure to Mount Everest to determine whether a massive earthquake in Nepal really did knock an inch off the world’s …

Nepal

Conquering Machine-Kind's Mount Everest • Gear Patrol

<b>From Issue Three of the Gear Patrol Magazine.<br>Free shipping + 15% off in the GP store for new subscribers.</b><p>It causes helmeted brows to weep sweat; it …

Engineering

Mount Everest is shrinking: India to send expedition to see if famed mountain is still 8,848 metres

Amid speculation Nepal’s deadly 2015 earthquake might have caused Mount Everest to shrink, India is dispatching an expedition to the summit to …

Mountaineering

India will re-measure Mount Everest's height to check 2015 Nepal earthquake impact

Some scientists believe it has shrunk by one metre, said the Survey of India.<p>A team from the Survey of India will soon visit Nepal to measure the …

Nepal

Mega Disasters 1996 Everest disaster CelebrityNews.IO

Like in the movie, Rob Hall spoke to his wife on his radio via a satellite connection patched through by Helen Wilton from a mountainside campsite …

Mountaineering

Here's How Big a Hill You Need to Fully Recharge a Tesla

A very, very big one.<p>One of the great things about many hybrid and electric cars is that they're able to recharge the batteries a little bit every time you get off the throttle and use the brakes. You'll only get a little bit here and there, but over time, the electricity generated adds up. It also …

Electric Vehicles

Here's How Big of a Hill You Need to Fully Recharge a Tesla

A very, very big one.<p>One of the great things about many hybrid and electric cars is that they're able to recharge the batteries a little bit every time you get off the throttle and use the brakes. You'll only get a little bit here and there, but over time, the electricity generated adds up. It also …

Electric Vehicles

Mount Everest: Take a Breathtaking 36 Frame Tour Here

For our latest installment of 36 Frames, <i>Highsnobiety’s</i> very own Timothy Suen headed to Nepal in search of culture, excitement and adventure by …

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