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Why Climbing Mt. Everest Gives People Weird Boners

We spoke to a mountaineer about the effect high altitude has on blood pressure... and dicks.
Laura Roscioli
4.5.19
Munchies

My Altitude Sickness Didn't Ruin the Pizza at Mount Everest's Basecamp

You never know what you’re going to get at the Nepalese teahouses along your trek.
Natalie B. Compton
4.2.19
Norway

What to Eat When You're Climbing Everest

"The thing about kerosene is, if you drink it you start burping and you get the runs. "
Simon Espholm
9.19.17
Mount Everest

Saray Khumalo Takes on Everest

"I don't need a man to climb a mountain," says Khumalo, who hopes to become the first black African woman to summit the world's highest peak.
Neha Wadekar
5.8.17
Photos

Motherboard's Year in Photos

The year's best Motherboard photos, from rickshaw robots to prosthetics for former yakuza.
Leif Johnson
1.1.17
water

The Man Who Wants to Make Artificial Glaciers to Save the Himalayans

Indian scientist Sonam Wangchuk created a method to make artificial glaciers.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
11.16.16
action sports

Does Everest Have a Drug Problem?

Anecdotal evidence paints a picture of mountaineers doping their way to successful summits, sometimes with dangerous drugs. How serious and widespread is the actual problem?
Daniel Oberhaus
8.30.16
Travel

​Sherpa Describe Why They Returned to Everest after the Deadliest Season Ever

Some came back to the mountain out of love, others out of economic necessity.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.8.16
mountaineering

Meet the Triathlete Who Broke Two Mountaineering World Records and Snapchatted Everest

Having climbed the Seven Summits and reached both poles for a record Explorers Grand Slam, Colin O’Brady has as many high-altitude expedition miles under his belt in the past six months as anyone on earth. We talked to him during his bid for Denali.
Marissa G. Muller
6.8.16
Science

This Simulation Found Most Glaciers Near Mount Everest Could Be Gone By 2100

One model showed glacier mass loss ranging between 70 and 99 per cent. Thanks, climate change.
Jacqueline Ronson
5.27.15
climate change

Climate Change Is Creeping Into Sports

As the realities of climate change set in, American sports leagues are bracing for change.
Brian Blickenstaff
12.18.14
Stuff

How Your Girl Likes to Cum and What It Says About Her

Say your brain and your vag, in a rare and merciful moment, decide to come together and shake hands, take heed. All you boys out there can learn a thing or two about your girl from her throbbing lady bits, just as she can from your ejaculatory habits.
Kat George
12.9.12