It will be 61 years in May since the first successful attempt at reaching the summit of Mt. Everest was made. Since that time, 3,500 people have succeeded in duplicating the feat of Sir Edmund Hillary and his Nepalese Sherpa guide, Tenzing Norgay.
As the world celebrates the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund HIllary's ascent to the top of Mt Everest, environmentalists are complaining about the disgusting mess up there, including loads of human excrement and even the odd corpse.
As there was a three-day strike of the garbage collectors, the municipalities in Spain appealed to the public not to leave garbage in the public streets. The people came up with a novel place to put it all.
A lifeboat crew rescued an 81-year-old man and a wheelie bin from the waters off North Wales on Friday. The man had set out in a small inflatable dinghy when he saw his neighbour’s bin being swept out to sea.
The United Nations warns in its latest poverty report that at least 1-billion people survive on less than $1 a day. And that more than 500-million of the world population 'lives in poverty'. Yet there's one solution they refuse to mention: birth control.