Mount Everest gets all the credit, but Hawaii’s Mauna Kea (an idle volcano that’s been around for, you know, a million years) is technically the world’s tallest mountain. Technically. While it stands 13,800ft above sea level, more than two thirds of the hill is actually submerged underwater, which brings the total height to 33,136ft.
Andrew McCarthy didn’t know how to sew five weeks ago. But that didn’t stop the University of Michigan graduate student in architecture from stitching up his own tent for a thesis project. Now, McCarthy is planning to put the tent to the ultimate test. He’s going to sleep in it as he climbs Aconcagua — the highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere.
Salmonella concerns have triggered a dog food recall. Hartz Mountain is voluntarily recalling 74,000 eight-ounce bags of Naturals Real Beef Treats for Dogs due to concerns that one or bags may have been contaminated.