Monsoon season has been hitting Nepal hard. Al Jazeera reports that 64 people have died in floods and landslides, with 20 more missing and thousands forced to abandon their homes. The flooding is so bad that it’s washing away entire bridges.
Video: This is Mahabir Pun. Fed up with the fact that he had to hike for two days whenever he wanted to check his email, he decided to connect his home town of Nangi to the Internet. This video explains how he did it.
The recent Nepalese earthquake turned swathes of Kathmandu into rubble and killed 8700. But it also had a large — if less perceptible — impact on one of Nepal’s largest assets: it shifted Mount Everest by 3cm.