Human waste left by the more than 700 people who climb Mount Everest annually is starting to cause pollution and sanitation issues, officials said.
“Dozens” were arrested in Cuba, local human rights watchers reported.
Kukur Tihar is the second day of the Hindu festival Tihar, and it’s devoted to pampering our furry best friends. Unsurprisingly, it’s pretty much the most adorable festival ever.
At least 39 people died and 60 other people remain missing five days after a blizzard and avalanches hit Nepal’s mountainous region.
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Updated: Some expedition companies canceled their climbs as the Sherpas left Mount Everest’s base camp in a walkout following the deadliest avalanche in the mountain’s history. Thirteen bodies were recovered and three Sherpas still missing are presumed dead.
You can hardly blame aliens for wanting to invade. Which they will, in the new DreamWorks animated film HOME, coming to theaters in 2015.
Mother Nature is alive and well. These beautiful parks were recommended by Quora users.
Moments like this are what the Olympics are all about.
A mother and her three children from Nepal suffer from a very rare disease that causes excessive hair growth. They are undergoing laser hair removal to help with their condition.
I’m gonna love you every daaaaaayyyyyyy.
The Nepali LGBT advocacy group the Blue Diamond Society announced Wednesday that 28 lesbians, 21 gays, 12 transgenders and 1 bisexual would run in the November 19 election.
“A climate of fear and intimidation” is now pervasive, says a leading Nepali activist. This is a dramatic reversal in a country whose Supreme Court created broad protections for LGBT people in a 2007 court ruling.
In India Holi aka the Festival of Colors is celebrated by throwing colored powder at each other.
On November 30, 1959, the U.S. Embassy in Nepal issued a memorandum on what to do if you found a Yeti. Yup.
The festival of Yomari Puni comes but once a year in Kathmandu, on a full moon day when the rice-flour delicacy Yomari is prepared and eaten.
The 2012 Pink Pageant was part of the closing ceremony of Nepal’s first-ever LGBT sports festival.
Nepal will host the groundbreaking games in October. See photos from the LGBT community’s first training session.
Parahawking is a fusion between Falconry and Paragliding. These birds of prey are trained to fly with paragliders and to guide them to the thermals. Parahawking also gives you a unique opportunity to interact with birds of prey in their own environment.
Meet Chandra Bahadur Dangi, the 72-year-old Nepalese man who will soon be named world’s shortest at 22-inches. Here’s a pictorial travelogue of the journey from his remote village to Kathmandu, where he will be measured by Guinness World Records to claim the title of World’s Shortest Man. UPDATE: Guinness has made it official…Mr. Dangi is indeed The World’s Shortest Man.
This beautiful footage of the Annapurna Circuit and Tilicho Lake shows that Nepal isn’t just a country of frozen mountain peaks.
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At 50 cm high, Khagendra Thapa Magar - the original Tiny Dancer - busts a move in Nepal last weekend.
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