After toxins in the water killed animals and left humans scared to swim, the state’s future governor made cleanup a campaign issue It was a sweltering late summer day in southern Florida when Becky Harris
Guthook Guides’ maps and crowdsourced information have made outdoor adventures far less wild In March 2012, the Pacific Crest Trail changed for good when Cheryl Strayed’s memoir Wild, about her 1995 thru-hike
After filming himself as he clambered out with a pickax, John All has resumed his Himalayan mission One spring morning in 2014, before breakfast or even coffee, John All, 49, a Mount Everest climber and
Domingo Cullen recalls how the site’s recommendation engine left him ‘entranced by thoroughly useless information’ The wild elephants turn back to salute the men who have saved their baby from the ditch.
If you happened to tune in to the Winter Games last year during the women’s halfpipe skiing competition, you might have caught one of the Olympics’ most perplexing moments. Halfpipe, which was introduced
Professors at the University of Washington say the course provides the most useful skill college can offer To prepare themselves for future success in the American workforce, today’s college students increasingly
It was a little after 2am one Friday morning two Novembers ago when I found myself on the Red Line train, on the north side of Chicago, though I had been all the way north and south a few times already
Whether it’s protesting projects with immigration authorities or walking out to demand better treatment of women, activism has entered tech with a force the industry has never experienced The election
Laura was born to a mother who had had an affair with her married boss. Years later, a bond with her half-sister Laurie changed her life I’m having an affair with my sister. One of our recent rendezvous
Along with owning too much stuff, we also pile unreasonable demands on our time. It’s time to limit our focuses There’s growing evidence that a cluttered home or workplace is a stressful one. A recent
Plastic is everywhere, and it’s not going anywhere – potentially posing serious risks to our health. A crew of scientists and activists is conducting a hands-on investigation When I arrive at the marina
If you want to dedicate yourself to a lifetime of good habits, don’t start at the gym. Start at the office A few years ago, James Levine, a doctor of endocrinology at the Mayo Clinic, sparked a radical
Every Monday and Wednesday, I pay a guy to push my heart rate into the stratosphere and turn my muscles into mush. His name is Tyler, and he’s my personal trainer. For years, I worked out on my own. Haphazardly.
Balancing on cliffs in 6in heels, the ‘world’s first backpacking queen’ amassed 30,000 Instagram followers in a month Becoming an Eagle Scout takes serious commitment. Only about 4% of Boy Scouts acquire
Erin Parisi could be the first transgender person to conquer the highest mountain on each continent, ‘where there’s nothing to cast a shadow on you’ Erin Parisi’s trek up Mount Kilimanjaro last March easy.
The search for a girl who vanished in the Pennsylvania woods in 1938 captivated people across the US. Some are still looking On a damp Thursday morning in May 1938, hundreds of workers from western Pennsylvania
New report finds barriers along US-Mexico border exacerbate flooding, harm ecosystems and contribute to migrant deaths A few weeks after US Customs and Border Protection completed a border wall along southern
Female American track and field athletes are on fire right now. Why are most of them coached by men? It’s no secret that American women are crushing it right now in pro running. Take Desiree Linden, Shalane
A new book explores how, for decades, businesses of all sizes have been burying hazardous waste all over cities Every day, in cities across the country, businesses open up, close down, or move to new And
Young women under 18 who fear their family’s reaction must convince a court to grant them an exception from parental consent for a termination. A new study reveals what that’s like in practice Sandra her