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Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
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Weekend Warm-Up: Danny MacAskill Redefines Mountain Biking

I first watched Danny MacAskill ride back in 2013...
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Everest: Bargiel Ready to Go For the Summit

Andrzej Bargiel reached nearly 8,000m on his latest acclimatization...
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Europe’s Roundels: a 7,000-Year-Old Architectural Mystery

A recent discovery in the Czech Republic may shed...
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Polish Man Begins Round-the-World Sail in a Boat He Built in His Barn

On September 19, Arkadiusz Pawelek set sail from the...
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Manaslu: Harila and Team Safely Down

Kristine Harila, Pasadawa Sherpa and Dawa Ongchu made it...
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Manaslu: A Risky Push, a Rescue, and Big Questions Ahead

Today's summiters have safely reached Camp 3. They will...
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At 82, Jane Dotchin Saddles Up for Her 50th 1,000KM Ride Across England

Seasoned horsewoman Jane Dotchin and her faithful steed Diamond...
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Three Dead in Fire at Nirmal Purja’s Elite Exped Office in Kathmandu

A  major fire last night destroyed a building in...
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Manaslu Summits: Climbers Descending in Hazardous Conditions

Finally, there is summit news from Manaslu. Kristin Harila,...
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Manaslu Live: A High Risk Summit Push

Dawn has arrived on Manaslu, bringing a bluebird sky....
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Find of the Century: Queen Nefertiti’s Long-Lost Tomb Discovered

Archaeologist and former Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs...
Retired adventure cycling is gaining momentum globally.

Who Needs Bingo? Elderly Cyclists Smash Expectations With Mega Trips

Retirement used to involve less activity, not more, but...
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Manaslu Summit Push: Most Turn Back, a Handful Continue

Seizing a short period of slightly better weather, many...
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Replica Boat Shows How Ancient Romans Sailed Upwind

“If you want something done right, you’ve got to...
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Cyril Derreumaux Kayaks From California to Hawaii

Cyril Derreumaux has completed his solo kayak from California...
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Crypt From Time of Ramses II Found in Israel

Ramses II ruled as Pharaoh of Egypt during the...
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Manaslu Alpine Style: French Trio to Attempt Rare West Side

Instead of joining the crowds on the normal northeast...
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Manaslu Crowds Move Higher Through Heavy Snow

A summit push is imminent on Manaslu's normal route...
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Little Boat Floats By Itself From Newfoundland to Norway — In 14 Months

One boat's solo 3,700km journey across the North Atlantic...
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‘French Spiderman’ Free Solos Skyscraper to Celebrate 60th Birthday

Alain Robert may be at retirement age, but the...

Nirmal Purja Injured in Paragliding Accident at Manaslu Base Camp

Elite Exped leader Nirmal Purja has suffered minor back...
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Adam Bielecki, National Polish Team Target New Routes in Garhwal Himalaya

Polish members of the country's National Himalayan Team are...
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ExWeb’s Adventure Links of the Week

When we’re not outdoors, we get our adventure fix...
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