Did You Know That The Height of Mt. Everest Is Changing?
We're all familiar with the heroic story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, the two first explorers to reach the top of the world - Mount Everest - in 1953. But let us ask you a trick question: what is the precise height of the highest peak in the world?
This Man Climbed Everest 21 Times - Incredible!
Climbing Mt. Everest is an achievement of a lifetime for hundreds of tourists every spring. People flock up to the summits and start their journey. But they're not alone. All Everest climbs are actually supervised by the natives of Nepal - the Sherpa people.
Beautiful Tempest: The Raw Power of Mt. Etna
Mt. Etna has been active for the whole duration of recorded history and has inspired many myths. The Ancient Greeks believed that Zeus imprisoned the monster Typhon under Etna and that the forge of Hephaestus lies at its core. Mt.
Here Are Some Things You Didn't Know About Mount Everest
Rising up to 29,000 feet about sea level, Mount Everest is the world's highest natural peak. Nearly 1000 people every year attempt to scale to the summit of this stunning mountainous glory, risking life and limb.
Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro Can Be Such a Surreal Experience!
Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is one of the most iconic mountains in the world. At 19,341 ft (5,895 meters), it is Africa’s tallest mountain as well as the world's tallest walkable mountain. Howeve..
Take Flight With a Wonderfully Crisp Video of the Himalayas
The team had to use oxygen masks, due to the high altitudes, but the result is the clearest, most beautiful shots of the Himalayas and Mt. Everest ever caught on camera!
Test Your Riddle Solving Chops With This Fun Quiz!
Before Mt. Everest was discovered... what was the highest mountain in the world? Click for the answer Mt. Everest; it just wasn't discovered yet! 4. How much soil is there in a hole... that measures two feet by three feet by four feet? Click for the answer There is no soil in a hole. 5.
From Macro to Micro - The Other Side of The Universe
The highest point on Earth – Mt. Everest Source Located in Nepal, at 8,848 meters (29,029 ft.) above sea level, Mt. Everest is the highest point on Earth. The tallest man-made building – Burj Khalifa Standing at 829.8 m (2,722 ft.), the world’s tallest building is located in Dubai.
I Never Knew These Stunning Facts About Our Universe
An exploded star: a teaspoon of it weighs more than Mt. Everest. A neutron star forms when a giant star finally explodes. These stars are incredibly dense and spin around 600 times in one minute. If one teaspoon of it weighs the same as Mount Everest, how dense is the whole star?
What You Never Knew About the World's Tallest Mountain
Mount Everest is not only the tallest (land) mountain in the world. It is also a symbol of mankind's indomitable spirit.
Forget the Aisle, I Want a Window Seat!
Mt. Fuji, Japan Source 12. Bali, Indonesia Source 13. The Great Cargill Salt Ponds, San Francisco Source 14. Doha, Qatar Source 15. Doha, Qatar (another angle) Source 16. Mustard Fields, the French Countryside Source 17. Somewhere Above the American Midwest Source 18.
Marvel at the Tallest Mountains in the World
Mount Everest (or Sagarmatha/Chomolungma) (Himalayas - Tibet/Nepal) Height: 8848 meters (29,029 feet) First Ascent: 1953 Image: Flickr User TausP Everest is a world icon and comfortably the tallest mountain on the planet as of today.
The Most Dangerous Mountain Trail On Earth...
Mt. Huashan is famous for its egregious cliffs. One cliff seems to be steeper than the previous one. The temple for God of Mt. Huashan is situated on the South Peak, one of the most difficult cliffs to climb. If you like adventure vacations it is absolutely the place to go.
A Picturesque Side of Sundance I've Never Seen Before
The peaceful tranquility of the sun beaming off the gorgeous alpine canyons, truly captures the picturesque landscape that surrounds Mt. Timpanogos. Start your day off with this stunning high-resolution video of Sundance in 4K.
Joke: The Politician Mountain Climber
A politician, 3 doctors, and 3 engineers decided to climb Mount Everest. They arrive there and start climbing the long way up the tallest climb on Earth. It's a grueling climb and they have to stop many times to rest and pull each other up. Halfway into the climb, the rope starts to break.
Winter is Breathtakingly Beautiful in these Magical Towns
Foreste Casentinesi, Campigna National Park, Italy Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Mt. Seymour, British Columbia, Canada Nagano, Japan Long Bridge, Skaneateles, New York Romsdal, Norway Peyton Lake, Banff National Park, Canada Gassho-zukuri Village in Shirakawa-go, Japan Mt.
Nature At Its Best - 10 Beautiful Treks
Everest Base Camp, Nepal During this three-week trek over the Kala Pattar, it's possible to reach a stunning altitude of 18,193 feet. The Sherpa people of Solu Khumbu in Tibet live along the trail and are known for their native experience in mountaineering and their humbling Buddhist monasteries.
Discover the Mesmerizing Hidden Spots of the Himalayas
Though the first thing that comes to mind is Mount Everest, the Himalayas have much more to offer than the world's tallest mountain. The mountain range stretches through 1,500 miles (2,400 km). It is as rich and diverse as it is vast.
22 of Nature Photography's Most Exquisite Moments!
A Rare Sunrise A sunrise over Mt. Everest, painting it in yellow and orange flames. Very few people in the world can say they experienced this magnificent view...
The Nepal Quake: Shocking Before and After Photos!
Click the photos to see these locations AFTER the quake This disaster also struck at the site of Mount Everest. Watch a unique video of what happened there.
Japanese Photographer Captures the Beauty of His Homeland
Mt. Fuji, Nikurayama Park Image Source: Yuichi Yokota 3. Rock with the Stern Line, Ehime Prefecture Image Source: Yuichi Yokota Related Article: The Stunning Beauty of Japan! 4. Meiji Shrine, Tokyo Image Source: Yuichi Yokota 5.
Can You Pass Thomas Edison's Famous Test?
Today's tech company are infamous for asking all kinds of weird questions during interviews, How should I know how I would move Mount Everest??
The Hauntingly Beautiful Death of an Ice Cave
On the one hand we have the natural beauty of an ice cave on Mt. Hood, Orego, going through a transition as old as time in spectacular imagery. On the other, we also have a spoken story that evoke both emotion and appreciation for the natural journey this cave goes through.
Do You Know Everything There Is to Know About Our Planet?
Mount Everest is NOT the tallest mountain in the world Hawaiian Mauna Kea is actually the highest mountain in the world. While it stands at an altitude of 4,205m, the biggest part of the volcano rests below sea level.