Lauren Steele

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,...

"Jaws" Tourism Waves over Cape Cod

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently released a study finding that after decades of decline, great white shark populations are surging along the eastern shores of Canada and...

Do Laundry While You Run

A student designer in South Korea created the Wheel treadmill design concept for the Electrolux Design Lab 2014 design competition. The washing machine-treadmill hybrid would use human...

The Sexiest Bike Rack Ever

When you are a Tour de France Team Sky cyclist, you ride in style thanks to sponsors such as Rapha and Oakley. Your custom-made Pinarello Dogma 8 bike also gets the VIP treatment, in the form of the...

The "Quad-Badwater" Run Is Insane

Finishing the 135-mile Badwater Ultramarathon course is a grueling and impressive athletic feat. Finishing the "world's toughest footrace" course, and then turning around and finishing it...

Hiker Survives on Moths, Melted Ice

Gregg Hein, 33, was on a solo hike in the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks when a loose boulder caused him to lose his footing and fall 150 feet. The 33-year-old broke his right leg in three...

Andrew Talansky Quits Tour

Chris Froome and Alberto Contador abandoned the Tour de France earlier this month, and now another star rider, Andrew Talansky, has called it quits. His team, Garmin-Sharp, announced in a statement...

Colossal Mystery Crater Appears in Russia

A massive crater has appeared on Russia's remote Yamal Peninsula, and scientists have no idea where it came from. According to the Telegraph, helicopter pilots discovered it while...

The Diet That Fights Stress

A national survey found that more than one-third of participants change their diets during times of stress. More often than not, those changes are not good.

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