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  • why do you have to pay to climb mount everest

    Tseten Sherpa, a 9-year-old boy from Nepal, plans to break a world record by becoming the youngest person to scale Mount Everest, the tallest mountain above sea level. But the 29,035-foot summit (8850 meters) might not be his biggest challenge: scaling the mountain\’s peak comes with a hefty price tag. Why does it cost so much to climb a mountain? \”The permit is issued, with about seven to ten people on each permit,\” said Dennis…

  • why do you have to buy an annuity

    standfirst { font-weight:700; margin-bottom:1em; }. standfirst p { font-weight:700; } due to record low interest rates and widespread resentment at having to lock into a lifelong contract. The moment pension freedoms were announced, annuity sales plunged. Just 80,000 people a year now buy one, down from around 400,000 before. Many over-55s now opt for income drawdown, which involves leaving your money invested and drawing income as you need it. This is right for some, but…

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  • why do we pass out candy on halloween

    Every year you stock up on Snickers Bars, Smarties and candy corn. You open your door to every ghost, goblin and princess who knocks and you oooh and aaahh over their costumes as you pass out your Halloween candy. You do it because it s tradition, and it s fun, but traditions have to start somewhere and this one had a creepy beginning. Passing out candy to Trick-or-Treaters began way back in the Middle Ages.…

  • why do we study science in school

    Have you ever wondered why you need to learn science in elementary school? Many students wonder why they need to learn it so early in life. Others just fail to understand the importance of including it in the school years. Science offers the answers to various questions we ask out of curiosity, in our early years. For instance, how does it rain? How does our body function? and many more. Science is just as important…