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Everest climbing season on hold after avalanche deaths

Everest climbing season on hold after avalanche deaths

Just days away from the start of the season, expeditions are unsure if climbs will go ahead
Teen hitches ride to Hawaii in airplane wheel well

Teen hitches ride to Hawaii in airplane wheel well

A 16-year-old appears to have flown from California to Maui in wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767
Flight 370: Underwater drone finds nothing

Flight 370: Underwater drone finds nothing

After seven misisons and half the targeted area scanned, no signs of the Malaysia Airlines jet
Saudi Arabia to build world's tallest tower

Saudi Arabia to build world's tallest tower

Work starts this week on Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, which will usurp Dubai's Burj Khalifa as world's tallest
5 endangered sites we need to save

5 endangered sites we need to save

From China to Colombia, the preservation of threatened cultural sites takes center stage on World Heritage Day
U.S. seaside hotels under $200

U.S. seaside hotels under $200

Not all places on the beach carry four-star prices. Here's a selection on both U.S. coasts offering good value and charm
Brotherhood of Braai: How BBQ brings South Africans together

Brotherhood of Braai: How BBQ brings South Africans together

Grilled zebra anyone? Peri-peri warthog? This is how to barbecue, South Africa style
5 hotels for chocoholics

5 hotels for chocoholics

It's Easter! Time to pack the pants with elastic waistbands and hit the chocolate road
Sun-powered plane can 'fly forever'

Sun-powered plane can 'fly forever'

After 12 years of complex designs and intense training, aviation pioneers Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are set for the first solar flight around the globe
First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

Reports emerge that a boy dialled emergency services to say "Help us. The boat is sinking" three minutes before the crew made a distress call
Man paddles Europe to Florida in a kayak

Man paddles Europe to Florida in a kayak

After five months and 5,000 miles, Olek Doba's slow, lonely kayak journey across the Atlantic Ocean is nearing an end
Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

A South Korean ship, with around 450 passengers on board, is sinking off the country's southwest coast
10 of the world's longest bridges

10 of the world's longest bridges

Stretching over cities, seas and jungle canopies, the world's longest bridges exist on a stupefying scale -- tell us you're not impressed