Want to slim down? Living at a higher altitude can help (and it"s nothing to do with climbing)

Want to slim down Living at a higher altitude can help (and it's nothing to do with climbing) Obesity risk dropped with every 660ft rise in altitudeChanges in elevation may affect appetite hormones, growth and how many calories the body burned By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 16:04 GMT, 13 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 13 February 2013 Enlarge Man celebrates on the mountain If you're packing quite a paunch there may be a novel solution to losing a few pounds – simply live at a higher altitude.

Rush hour in the skies: Real time map that shows you every plane in the air right now

Rush hour in the skies: Real time map that shows you every plane in the air right now .At any given moment there are an estimated 5,000 commercial airplanes in the skies over the United States and now there”s a website that enables you to track them, in real time, on a map.

Becky Bellworthy, 20, becomes youngest British woman to conquer Everest

Medical student, 20, becomes youngest British woman to conquer Everest despite suffering a stroke on her first attempt Becky Bellworthy had to be carried 4,000 feet down the mountain by a sherpa after being left paralysed just 9,000 feet from the summitAfter months spent recovering and despite warnings from doctors not to attempt it again, she did and reached the summit | UPDATED: 14:38 GMT, 28 August 2012 A medical student has become the youngest British woman to conquer Everest despite suffering a life-threatening stroke on her first attempt – at 20,000 feet.

"I put on weight while climbing Everest": Kate Bosman piled on the pounds while on Atkins diet

'I put on weight while climbing Everest': The British coastguard who piled on the pounds while on Atkins diet | UPDATED: 03:38 GMT, 10 July 2012 Karen Bosman struggled to do up her snowsuit after piling on the pounds while on the Atkins diet A woman who went on the Atkins diet to get fit to climb to Everest base camp says she ended up putting on more than a stone while her fellow climbers slimmed down.