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Monday | TheBlaze.com

Drones Could Be Used to Find Missing Persons After Natural Disasters

Researchers at a European university are testing a new way to find victims who may be buried underneath thousands of pounds of rubble.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Natural Disasters, US Politics

Monday | Insurance Journal West

Parents Sue Alaska Heli-Ski Company After Son's Avalanche Death

The parents of a 26-year-old snowboarder who died after an Alaska avalanche have filed a federal lawsuit against a heli-skiing company, alleging it failed to assess the danger in the area.

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Related Topix: Telluride, CO

Monday | The Raw Story

US climber's stupidity condemned after he films his kids being hit by avalanche

A US climber who filmed his children, aged 9 and 11, being knocked off their feet in a mini-avalanche during an attempt to set a new mountaineering record on Mont Blanc was condemned on Monday by the local mayor and climbers' associations.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Canada,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Young climber's posthumous art show

The sister of a man killed on the world's deadliest mountain has organised an international exhibition of artworks he never got to show.

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Related Topix: California College of the Arts

Slovak Spectator

Storm, mudslides wreak havoc in Terchova

HEAVY storms on the evening of July 21 caused flooding which destroyed dozens of cars and the road leading from TerchovA village to the VrA tna Dolina, a valley in the MalA Fatra mountains.

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Related Topix: Weather

Fri Jul 25, 2014

My Mother Lode

Parents sue company after son's avalanche death

The parents of a 26-year-old snowboarder who died after an Alaska avalanche have filed a federal lawsuit against a heli-skiing company, alleging it failed to assess the danger in the area.

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Related Topix: Telluride, CO

Joystiq

Far Cry 4 promotional contest could send you to Mt. Everest

If you're so excited for Far Cry 4 that you'd risk death by avalanche, blizzard or grumpy yeti just to play the open-world shooter a few weeks early, Ubisoft has launched a PR stunt that may be right up your alley.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, Far Cry, Video Games, Far Cry 3

The New Zealand Herald

Climber's sister takes his artwork to world

The sister of Denali Schmidt, who was killed with his mountaineer father in an avalanche on K2 last year, is fundraising to take her brother's art on a world tour.

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Bangor Daily News

Fendler's tale still resonates, 75 years later

Every several years, I do myself a favor, whether I think I need to do myself that favor or not.

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Related Topix: Stacyville, ME, Journalism

Gay Times

Do YOU fancy Bear Grylls?

Okay so he's not gliding through the amazon, punching angry jaguar's in the face and eating the insides of some animal we've never heard of.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Have some chocolate on picket line

The great ones always make it look easy - Willie Mays running down a seemingly uncatchable fly ball, Jerry Rice gliding through the defense for yet another touchdown, Bill Clinton shrugging off an avalanche of personal and political trouble while trying to negotiate Mideast peace.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Family, Kids, Scranton, PA, Education Etc., Standardized Testing, Education, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Iol.co.za

'I was buried for 12 hours'

A labourer who was buried in sand and debris, and then nearly drowned in raw sewage, spoke on Monday from his hospital bed of his 12-hour nightmare.

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Sunday Herald

Tragedy on Everest becomes heroic tale

A ONE-man play which imagines what it would have been like had George Mallory survived his Everest climb is to be staged at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Examiner.com

The Saint Bernard was once a hospice dog but is now a giant companion

The gentle and quiet Saint Bernard may not have had an official name until 1880 but it is now one of the most popular giant dog breeds.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Switzerland, World News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

British woman killed in avalanche in the Swiss Alps

The 40-year-old died alongside a Swiss man of 50, as they and four others were scaling the 11,000ft Pointes de Mourti mountain.

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Bellingham Herald

Climber near summit of Greece's Mount Olympus

The man was close to the 2,917-meter summit, when he slipped and dropped more than 200 meters into a ravine.

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Mirror.co.uk

Find Arthur Jones: Search to find missing granddad goes global...

'Selfie' messages of support to help find 73-year-old Arthur Jones have been posted to social media sites from Hong Kong, Sydney and Saudi Arabia.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Bellingham Herald

Outdoors Washington

B y the numbers The inches of snowpack lost at Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park.

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Related Topix: Mount Rainier National Park, US National Parks

The News Tribune

Outdoors Newsletter

B y the numbers The inches of snowpack lost at Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park.

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Related Topix: Mount Rainier National Park, US National Parks

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Perisher and Thredbo's record-beating snow welcome despite risks

Three cold fronts in the space of a month mean that ski resorts have the best depth of snow this early in a season since 2002.

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Related Topix: Meteorology, Science

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