Erin Berger

Google Gets Serious About Drone Delivery

Amazon has been making noise about implementing drone-powered package delivery over the past year, but Google dropped a game-changing piece of news on Thursday when the company revealed it's been... Read More

Laird Hamilton Has the Best Week Ever

It's no secret that we think Laird Hamilton is great. Really great. And the 50-year-old surfing legend is still at it, making the news twice in the span of two days as Hurricane Marie brings huge... Read More

This Backpack Could Save Your Life

We keep life-saving devices nearby when we go on a boat, a plane, or even into the backcountry. But when we go to work or arrive home on the 15th floor of a high-rise, the stairs are likely our... Read More

Burning Man Is a Muddy Mess

When you're heading to a gigantic weeklong art festival in the Nevada desert, you're probably prepared for the unexpected. When you've paid as much as $1,000 to attend said festival, however, you... Read More

Happy Birthday, National Park Service!

Today the National Park Service celebrates its 98th birthday by generously offering visitors free access to the parks it protects. Historian Wallace Stegner might have put it best when he said... Read More

SeaWorld Drops OSHA Appeal

Following a week of financial bad news and announced plans to improve its orca habitats, SeaWorld has also revealed that it plans to drop its appeal of the Occupational Safety and Health... Read More

Meet the World's First Hitchhiking Robot

If you happened to be driving between Nova Scotia and British Columbia in the past three weeks, you might have seen an unusual hitchhiker thumbing it on the side of the road. That would be... Read More

An Unbelievable Survival Story

A group of foreign tourists traveling between two Indonesian islands had to think way outside the safety pamphlet after their boat sank in rough seas. They survived for two days before getting... Read More

Toddler Has Better Survival Skills Than You

Karina Chikitova's puppy has been getting lots of attention since it led rescuers to the woods where she was lost. But the real hero here is Karina herself, who is three years old and survived for... Read More

SeaWorld Earnings Flop

This is a first for SeaWorld: When releasing its second-quarter earnings report on Wednesday, the company acknowledged that the growing controversy surrounding its treatment of animals could... Read More

Mont Blanc Massif Claims 6 More Lives

Bad weather and avalanches continue to take a devastating toll on the climbing world this year. Officials have announced that they found the bodies of six French climbers who died Tuesday in the... Read More

Death at the Alaska Wilderness Classic

Rob Kehrer was only 44 years old but had already competed 10 times in what many consider the toughest wilderness challenge in the world. On Saturday, during the 2014 Alaska Mountain Wilderness... Read More

Hunter Charged with Starting Rim Fire

The 2013 Rim Fire, which burned through more than 250,000 acres near the western border of Yosemite National Park, allegedly began as a small fire that Keith Matthew Emerald started while hunting... Read More