Erin Berger

The Plight of the Alaskan Musher

Dog-sledding offers little glamour and even less money, but there exists a legion of Alaskans who love it obsessively. Now the trick is to support a lifestyle that most others today just don’t...

8 Google Views That Go Way Off-Grid

One thing you won't see on Google Street View: surprise spiders. Keeping the Trekker's 15 lenses free of natural debris is a common technical challenge for the teams capturing immersive panoramas of...

We Tried It: Sleep In

Here’s the thing: You can’t get in the habit of sleeping in every day. Should you continuously sacrifice office time or workouts for a little extra shuteye, you’ll likely wind up demoted and out of...

Controversial Wolf Creek Resort Land Swap Approved

The Forest Service recently approved a land swap of 204.4 federal acres on southern Colorado's Wolf Creek Pass for 177.6 acres of private land. This swap will advance a Texas billionaire's highly...

Finland's Saunalautta

Finns really know how to relax. Finland's official travel website boasts that there is roughly one sauna for every three residents. And at least one of those saunas floats.

Drakes Bay Oyster Farm Closing

Following a U.S. Supreme Court decision on Monday not to hear a challenge from Drakes Bay Oyster Company that would allow it to continue oyster-farming operations within Point Reyes National... Read More

Bear May Have Killed New Jersey Hiker

New Jersey wildlife officials are investigating an apparently deadly attack of a 22-year-old man by a black bear in Apshawa Preserve on Sunday, according to the Associated Press. Five friends were... Read More

Pilot Survives Sierra Plane Crash

The pilot of a private plane has been rescued after surviving a crash in Sequoia National Park on Monday. According to the Fresno Bee, the 67-year-old pilot, who was the plane’s only... Read More