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Altitude and Adjustment


I like to think I can adjust to many situations. From countries to study and to work, I have gone under many adjustment periods. It is not always easy, but somehow I find a way through. 471 more words


Altitude Film Entertainment Flying High With Midrange Movies

It’s been three years since U.K. industry veteran Will Clarke launched Altitude Film Entertainment, and in that time, the production-sales-distribution outfit has learned how to navigate a changing market and, more importantly, established a successful business model to do just that. 667 more words


Tiny Latex Hearts

It’s hard to breathe in Kathmandu. Well, harder than usual.

Here, your lungs crave oxygen. They are gluttons for it. A little dash of exercise will get you panting. 328 more words

May 20th, 2015


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Fitness Tourism? Or Trail Running Madness?

When planning to go to Santa Fe, you find wonderful articles describing this little quasi european city as one of the best places in the world for Trail Running. 417 more words


Hackaday Prize Entry: Density Altitude Gauge

Despite what extraordinarily overpowered quadcopters suggest, the air pressure of whatever a flying machine flys at is extremely important. Pressure is dependent on altitude and temperature, and there are hundreds of NTSB investigations that have concluded density altitude – pressure altitude corrected for nonstandard temperature variations – was the reason for a crash. 161 more words

The Hackaday Prize

AMS: Acute Mountain Sickness

In March of 2015 my husband Dan and I travelled to Nepal to take on the 18-day Annapurna Circuit through G-Adventures. This was truly the trip of a lifetime; however, about 10 days into the trek, I got hit with a burly case of AMS: Acute Mountain Sickness. 1,179 more words