Lauren Steele

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

The Diet That Fights Stress

In a national survey administered by the Harvard School of Public Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and NPR found that more than one-third of participants change their diets during times... Read More

Hollywood Is Turning "Wild" into a Movie

Fans of Cheryl Strayed’s memoir Wild, take note: A trailer for the movie of the same name was released Thursday. Reese Witherspoon plays Strayed in the movie, which was adapted from the New... Read More

Next Generation Is Peaking Before Age 10

When was spending a summer afternoon running through the sprinkler replaced with scrolling through the Twitter feed? When did playing catch get swapped for catching the next episode? According to... Read More

Lake Mead Is Drying Up

The water level at Lake Mead dropped to a new record low this week, but it hasn't hit rock bottom—yet. As of Tuesday, Lake Mead was at about 39 percent of its capacity. The drought has taken... Read More

Why the U.S. Will Never Be Bicycle Friendly

The United States has come a long way since the days of shoulderless roads and nonexistent crosswalks. Protected bike lanes have contributed to a 171 percent increase in cycling traffic in Chicago... Read More