John Galvin

Oil Spiel

President Bush says Americans guzzle too much petroleum, and James Howard Kunstler would certainly agree. But the flamethrowing author of The Long Emergency—a wickedly entertaining and...

The Boof Will Set You Free

When Ed Lucero plummeted 105.6 feet over Canada's Alexandra Falls, he set a new world record for the highest plunge in a kayak. What was he thinking? John Galvin finds out. Last summer, on a river-...

Case Closed?

After years of investigation, these fatal mysteries—from a trailside murder to the fate of a missing snowboarder—are now filed under "solved"

Enduring Enigmas

These classic cases have stumped investigators for years—and perhaps always will

Dude Over Troubled Water

The strangest stuff litters the flood-sloshed banks of the Mississippi River and her tributaries´┐Żtires by the hundred, refrigerators, automobiles, messages in a bottle, urine in a bottle, and (yikes...