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Anyone for a Dip?

Since I was a kid, I've been warned that the mighty Mississippi is a deadly stew of swirling eddies—and that swimming across it is oneof the stupidest things a person can do. Naturally, I...

Going Deep

On a cosmic night of baseball Randy Wayne White joins the armada in San Francisco's McCovey Cove to fish for Barry Bond's record-breaking home-run ball

"I Want This Movie to Grip People in the Heart"

Eleven years after Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild caused a sensation, the family of Christopher McCandless, director Sean Penn, and his all-star cast and crew talk about their quest to bring...

City Slicker

Escape from New York (and nine other big cities) with these 40 fast adventures

Play Hard, Pack Light

Go farther faster, stay out all day, and don't carry a thing (except your credit card) on these five perfect, three-day hiking and biking adventures

Where can I learn to whitewater kayak?

My friends and I are interested in learning how to whitewater kayak. Can you recommend a good two- or three-day course in California or Oregon?