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In 1953 New Zealander Edmund Hillary, with Nepali Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, became the first to climb to the summit of Mt Everest. Scaling the world's tallest mountain was just one of many accomplishments for the mountaineer, explorer and humanitarian, who used his...
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Published Date: 4/29/2015
The desire to venture into the unknown is hard-wired into our genetics. But being an explorer isn't limited to just geography. Curiosity can lead us to explore our own inner depths, establish new relationships or even venture to try some exotic cuisine at a new...
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Published Date: 6/19/2014
As the world's attention returns to Iraq amid escalating ethnic and sectarian violence. Iraq's existence, tenuous as it may seem now, is even more unlikely considering the its borders were created less than 100 years ago by a British explorer, archaeologist and spy...
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Published Date: 3/5/2014
More than 50 years ago, a young glaciologist named Paul T. Walker took a break from his work on Canada's northernmost island and left a message for future explorers following in his footsteps...
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Published Date: 1/13/2014
Few time periods have fascinated the world quite like the golden age of the Wild West...
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Published Date: 4/6/2011
On this day in 1906, explorer Robert Peary became the first European to visit the geographic North Pole. But few at the time knew it was his manservant Matthew Henson who likely put the first footprints on top of our planet...
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