Although Everest had first been climbed in 1953, this was the first successful ascent to be made without supplemental oxygen.
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Is it really true that you can die of a broken heart?
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What happens in your body when you get nervous? Why do you feel like you have butterflies in your stomach?
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Did you know that many small animals that stay in cold environments during the winter go into a brief daily hibernation-like state? Scientists call it torpor. Torpor allows the animals to lower their body temperatures greatly, and their breathing and heart rate are so slow you can barely tell they’re alive. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
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