Adventurer and chief scout Bear Grylls chooses his favourite tales of survival and bravery, from Daniel Defoe to Michael Morpurgo Bear Grylls is one of the world's most well-known adventurers. He has climbed Mount Everest, crossed the Arctic in ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Observer
As a watch is handed down from generation to generation, the stories behind its life make it more and more valuable. And as far as past lives go, this Rolex, currently on display at the Beyer Watch and Clock Museum ... FULL ARTICLE AT Gizmodo
IN 1953 the Himalayan Committee of the Royal Geographical Society met to choose a leader for the latest attempt to climb Mount Everest. Eric Shipton was the obvious man for the job: a gentleman-adventurer who knew the mountain better than ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Economist
SOONER OR LATER, every serious singer (and many an instrumentalist) gets the urge to make a Christmas album. It's kind of their equivalent of climbing Mount Everest - a challenge she or he feels compelled to take on. Making something ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Philadelphia Daily News
ISLAMABAD - The first Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest is to embark on an expedition to summit seven major peaks around the world, to advocate female empowerment and action on climate change.
Samina Baig in June became the first Pakistani ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Nation (Pakistan)
The first Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest is to embark on an expedition to summit seven major peaks around the world, to advocate female empowerment and action on climate change.
Samina Baig in June became the first Pakistani woman ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Malaysian Insider
Mount Everest - also called Qomolangma Peak (Tibetan: ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ), Mount Sagarmāthā (Nepali: सगरमाथा), Chajamlungma (Limbu), Zhumulangma Peak (Chinese: 珠穆朗玛峰 Zhūmùlǎngmǎ Fēng) or Mount Chomolungma - is the highest mountain on Earth above sea level, and the highest point on the Earth's continental crust, as measured by the height above sea level of its summit, 8,848 metres (29,029 ft). The... Full Article At Wikipedia.org