The New Zealand born mountaineer became the first climber (alongside Tenzing Norgay) to reach the summit of Mount Everest on May 29 1953 he was aged 33 at the time. He has never lived this legend down, becoming a national hero, even appearing on the New Zealand $5 note.
In 1985 he accompanied fellow pioneer Neil Armstrong in a small ski plane over the Arctic Ocean, landing at the North Pole, thus becoming the first man to stand at both poles and on the summit of Everest.
Fragile golden and silver scrolls believed to be “spells” to invoke good or evil spirits were unearthed with ancient skeleton in Serbia.
Stress of moving house can help boost memory, a recent research has found.
The prenup house, made of carbon fibre elements and semi-transparent wooden layer, can be split in two if marriage doesn’t work.
De-extinction of mammoths through DNA sequencing and genome editing can help restore the grassland system, scientists have claimed.
Faraday cage wetsuit prevents sharks from detecting tiny electrical signals from divers’ muscles.
In 30 years, humans will be able to upload their entire minds to computers and become digitally immortal, Google has predicted
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