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Ladders on Everest: Is the Highest Peak Becoming Less Cool?

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May 28, 2013
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A proposal to build a ladder on Mount Everest has many climbers saying the mountain is trading the spirit of adventure for overcrowding.


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Human-Size Transformer Robot Developed

Human-Size Transformer Robot Developed

Buzz60 (Mar. 19, 2013) Carnegie Mellon University developed a human-size transformer called CHIMP or CMU Highly Intelligent Mobile Platform. The robot was designed for DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's robotics challenge. The transformer can grip and manipulate tools, climb ladders, and prevent itself from falling over.
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Electric Race Cars Ready to Storm 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Electric Race Cars Ready to Storm 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

TFL Car (June 29, 2013) Super powerful and crazy fast electric race cars are a completely new breed of vehicles that promise to make for exciting racing this year at the 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb. We caught up with Toyota Electric Car TRD team (last year's record setting team ) and Mitsubishi as they practices running the 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb in the early hours of the day before the big race this weekend.
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New Species Found in Qomolangma

New Species Found in Qomolangma

Xinhua News Agency (Oct. 15, 2012) Biodiversity research findings have been limited in the world's highest peak - Mt. Qomolangma - due to a lack of equipment and little access to traffic. But a group of researchers have found more than 100 new species after three years' research in the region.
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