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Get Me Out of Here: Horseback Riding

Katie Heaney fell off a horse. Years later, she got back on. You can decide whether or not this works as a metaphor for something else.

Inside the 2013 Florida Python Challenge

When the Florida Wildlife Commission offered $1500 for the most pythons caught in the Everglades in a month, they had no idea that over 1500 would-be hunters and a cabal of journos would flock to...

The Joys of Cabin Living in Alaska

Want to know what domestic bliss looks like? A rundown cabin with no electricity on the edge of rain-soaked Alaskan wilderness.

Islands in the Sky: A New Kind of Park

Bill Ulfelder, the New York director of The Nature Conservancy, sees 14,000 acres of rooftops in his city that could be used for everything from generating electricity to restoring nature.