Lauren Steele

Your Next House Will Float

If you've ever wanted to live on the water, literally, keep an eye on London's Royal Docks, where 15 acres of water might soon feature 50 custom-built residences for Londoners wanting not a...

Happy Birthday, Smokey!

Smokey Bear turns 70 on Saturday, August 9. And, no, he doesn’t want candles on his cake.

Turn Your Leftovers Into Cash

PareUp is an app that aims to stop food waste by connecting users with restaurants and grocers that have excess product that they can purchase before it is thrown out.

Squirrel Kicked Off Grand Canyon's Edge

In a video that went viral this week, a man can be seen kicking a squirrel off the edge of the Grand Canyon. Now authorities are looking for shirtless scoundrel.

Finally, Gluten-Free Means Something

Gluten free labels abound in grocery stores these days, but until recently there was no FDA-supported definition of what "gluten free" actually means. Starting today, all packaged foods...

The Banished Doping King Is Still Working

On July 10, 2012, Lance Armstrong’s Italian cycling coach Michele Ferrari was issued a lifetime sports ban for administering dope, possession, trafficking, and assisting athletes with illegal...

The Virtual-Reality Climbing Wall

Color-coding your climbing route on the training wall is so last millennium. That’s why two augmented reality researchers from Aalto University in Finland developed a laser projecting, movement...

Danny MacAskill Rides the Playboy Mansion

Danny MacAskill was stateside to promote his new video project, Epecuen, filmed in the abandoned Argentinian town of the same name and recently shown at Red Bull's North American headquarters. The...

Let Eddie Bauer Be Your Adventure Guide

Eddie Bauer doesn't just want to outfit you for the outdoors. Now the apparel and gear company wants to get you outdoors. The Eddie Bauer Adventure Guide, a free iPhone app, will be available in...

Lose Weight, Get Rich

People use all kinds of incentives to lose weight, but citizens of Dubai might just have the best one yet. The city's "Your Child in Gold" program gives participants one gram of gold for...

Nibali Wins the Tour de France

We have a winner. Vincenzo Nibali might have placed sixth on our list, but the Italian cyclist came in first at the 2014 Tour de France on Sunday.

Surfing Isn't Fun Anymore

The 2014 Vans U.S. Open of Surfing has had plenty of winners already, but the sport of surfing is losing out, thanks to gun threats, riots, and amped-up security detail tainting the event.

Selfies Make You Stronger

Living in the age of #fitness junkies, activity trackers, and sports bra selfies was bound to lead to this: a new fitness app called PumpUp.

Teen Adventurer Dies In Plane Crash

Haris Suleman and his father, Babar, were attempting to fly around the world. Tragically, the 17-year-old's trip, and life, were cut short when he and his father crashed Wednesday on Pago Pago,...