Lauren Steele

Nibali Wins the Tour de France

We have a winner. Vincenzo Nibali might have placed sixth on our list, but the Italian cyclist came in first at the 2014 Tour de France on Sunday. On the podium, the Sicilian held back tears and... Read More

Surfing Isn't Fun Anymore

Surf’s up, but the hang loose attitude is down. The 2014 Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, which began on Saturday in the surf hub of Huntington Beach, California, has had plenty of winners... Read More

Sir Bradley Wiggins Relinquishes TdF Dreams

Four-time Olympic cycling champion Bradley Wiggins is calling it quits with his tumultuous relationship with road racing's Grand Tours. The Sir-titled cyclist won the Tour de France in 2012, but... Read More

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. PumpUp allows users to not only post their workouts and... Read More

Teen Adventurer Dies In Plane Crash

Haris Suleman had a goal: to become the youngest person to fly around the world in a single-engine plane in 30 days. Suleman and his father, Babar, were undertaking the trip in an attempt to raise... Read More

2 New Superfoods You Should Be Eating Now

In an age when some foods are considered more "super" than others, ginger and algae are the latest to be granted health-food superpowers. Ginger has been heralded as an anti-inflammatory for more... Read More

"Jaws" Tourism Waves over Cape Cod

For tourists seeking a thrill, Martha’s Vineyard probably isn’t the first destination that comes to mind. Until now (queue John Williams’s famous score). The National Oceanic... Read More

Do Laundry While You Run

We usually don't encourage multitasking while running, but a treadmill that lets you wash clothes while you work out might change that. Si Hyeing Ryu, a student designer in South Korea, created... Read More

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 F8 bike also gets the VIP treatment, in the form of... Read More

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 again,... Read More

Should the Kaufmans Blame the Phone Company?

A U.S. couple is suing Whenever Communications LLC after the satellite phone company cut off their service while they were at sea. Charlotte and Eric Kaufman's infant daughter became ill during the... Read More

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... Read More

Andrew Talansky Quits Tour

The Tour Hotties just aren't doing so hot. Chris Froome and Alberto Contador abandoned the Tour de France earlier this month, and now another star rider has called it quits. This time, it's... Read More

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 the crater while flying... Read More