Table Mountain

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Only Way to Get to the Bodies Was Through Cable Car's Floor

2 climbers lost their lives on Table Mountain

(Newser) - "It was below 10 degrees, ice cold" after midnight Tuesday as the last people came off South Africa's Table Mountain, having been stranded there for hours, says a rep for the country's national parks. What had kept them there were those who'd suffered a worse fate.... More »

Your New 7 Wonders, Maybe

Grand Canyon didn't make the cut

(Newser) - A controversial contest to name the new 7 Wonders of Nature has picked its "provisional" winners. They won't be confirmed until early next year, notes MSNBC . (Skeptics will want to read this Guardian story, with allegations that organizers are just trying to make a buck by charging countries... More »

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