Lauren Steele

The Real Problem on Everest

Nepalese officials announced Thursday that new laws will require climbers to bring down just under 18 pounds of waste, along with their own personal garbage, from Mount Everest during ascents. But... Read More

Junk Food Rewires Your Brain

A study published Wednesday in the journal Frontiers in Psychology suggests that eating junk food keeps you from trying new foods and rewires the brain to make healthy, balanced diets unappealing.... Read More

This Is How You Stop Looking at Your Phone

According to a recent Nielsen study, Americans spend an average of 270 hours per month staring at screens. When it comes to digital detox, the first step is awareness. That's where a new app called... Read More

Say Goodbye to Your Peanut Allergy

If you're one of the 2.8 million Americans affected by peanut allergies, you might be able to enjoy a spoonful of peanut butter sooner than you think. Researchers at North Carolina A&T State... Read More

Jackson Hole to Open Teton Ski Lift

Jackson Hole is planning construction of a new ski lift that will completely change the way people ski the Grand Tetons as of the 2015-2016 winter season. The Teton Lift, spanning 1,600 vertical... Read More

Italian Adventurer to Live on Iceberg

Italian adventurer Alex Bellini has run across the United States, trekked the undergrounds of Paris, and earned the record for longest row across the Atlantic. Now he has his sights set on a new... Read More

Stop Your Breakfast Shaming

For decades, breakfast has been touted as the "most important meal of the day," gaining a reputation as a surefire way to rev your metabolism, boost weight loss, and ensure satiety throughout the... Read More

The Mountain Is Europe's Strongest Man

Former pro basketball player and Game of Thrones actor Hafthor Bjornsson has a new title to add to his resume: Europe's Strongest Man. It turns out that playing strongman Gregor "The Mountain"... Read More

Spartan Race Announces $500,000 Triple Crown

For athletes who seek suffering, Spartan Race has announced the first “triple crown” of obstacle racing. The series will require athletes to compete in three of four Reebok Spartan Race... Read More

California Is Drying Out and Burning Up

California is still feeling the heat despite recent destructive thunderstorms that caused floods and mudslides in southern parts of the state. The U.S. Drought Monitor said in its weekly report... Read More

Your Next House Will Float

If you've ever wanted to live on the water, literally, keep an eye on London's Royal Docks, where 15 acres of water might soon feature 50 custom-built residences for Londoners wanting not a... Read More