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Nepal Mulls New Restrictions for Everest Climbing Permits

Nepal Mulls New Restrictions for Everest Climbing Permits | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
Nepal is considering placing new age and fitness restrictions on people who want to climb Mount Everest, officials said Tuesday, as the country looks to enhance safety on the mountain after several disasters in recent years.
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More to the point, those who climb should pack out their debris and garbage. Recently I went to see the I-Max version of Everest and kept thinking, what self indulgent pigs. That 12 people ended up with their carcasses added to the crap covering the mountain only made my revulsion greater. I grew up camping and our one commandment was leave the place better than you found it. I'd sooner visit a dump site than add my crap to the mess that is on Everest.

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How a hunch led to stunning claim on Buddha birth date

How a hunch led to stunning claim on Buddha birth date | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
The two archaeologists had a hunch that the Buddha's birthplace in southern Nepal held secrets that could transform how the world understood the emergence and spread of Buddhism.
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Does it matter if a child is considered age one at birth or a year after birth? Is the birth still not wonderful?

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