Why Climbing Mt. Everest Gives People Weird Boners
We spoke to a mountaineer about the effect high altitude has on blood pressure... and dicks.
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
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. "
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.
Motherboard's Year in Photos
The year's best Motherboard photos, from rickshaw robots to prosthetics for former yakuza.
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
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?
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.
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
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.
Climate Change Is Creeping Into Sports
As the realities of climate change set in, American sports leagues are bracing for change.
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.