Didier Delsalle Landed His Helicopter On Top Of Mount Everest (Cool Weird Awesome 1242)

Today in 2005, test pilot Didier Delsalle took a helicopter where a helicopter had never gone before: the summit of Mount Everest. 

By |2024-05-14T08:29:11-04:00May 14, 2024|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

Mount Everest May Soon Be Getting Cleaner, And More Arty (Cool Weird Awesome 472)

Sagarmatha, aka Mount Everest, is the world's highest mountain, and the site of a growing environmental problem. A new initiative wants to remove trash and recyclables from the peak and turn some of them into art.

By |2024-01-12T09:50:36-05:00February 2, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

The Mountain That’s Higher Than The Highest Mountain (Cool Weird Awesome 169)

This is Geography Awareness Week, and on our fascinating planet Mount Everest is the tallest mountain - but it's not actually the highest point on earth. That's actually Mount Chimborazo, in Ecuador.

By |2024-05-15T09:13:27-04:00November 12, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |
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