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A computer scientist rises 135,000 feet into the stratosphere and parachutes back down, besting Felix Baumgartner's record.
An Egyptian man recently dove more than 1,000 feet below the surface of the Red Sea.
Mt. Everest is a natural laboratory that continues to teach scientists lessons about how the body works and why lack of oxygen causes so many problems for climbers and heart failure patients.
For people who want a more drama-free climbing experience, the globe is filled with other peaks worth tackling.
Sherpa guides have performed extraordinary climbing feats from the first conquering of Everest to present day.
There is a long history of tension and drama on Mt. Everest. Will a police presence make any difference?
Nepal's government strove Wednesday to save the Everest climbing season from an unprecedented walkout by sherpa guides following a deadly avalanche.
Despite tales of overcrowding, fighting and tragedy, hundreds of people continue to try to summit Everest every year. What's the appeal?
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