Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and Google+.
Mount Everest was originally calculated to be 29,000 feet tall in 1856, but the reported number was changed to 29,002 to avoid people assuming it was merely a rounded estimate. Mount Everest’s actual height of 29,029 feet was officially established in 1955.