Scott Rosenfield

Author's Bio

Scott Rosenfield (@ScottRosenfield) is a Level 2 USA Cycling Coach and an Assistant Online Editor at Outside where he manages the site's social media accounts—between otter video watching binges. Before joining Outside in 2013, he was a guest editor at Cyclocross Magazine and a freelancer for Men's Health. 

NASA Selects 4 Women as Trainees

After vetting 6,100 applicants over a two-year search, NASA has selected eight new candidates to be its newest astronaut trainees, four of whom are women, the highest number selected in the... Read More

Grand Canyon Tightrope Walk Will Go Forward

Seventh-generation acrobat Nik Wallenda plans to becomes the first man to traverse the Grand Canyon by tightrope this weekend. Wallenda will walk a quarter mile on a steering cable 1,500 feet above... Read More

New York Plans Composting Program

New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is preparing to roll out a composting plan for the city, aimed at preventing 100,000 tons of food scraps from reaching landfills every year. While the program will... Read More

Another Gator Spotted in Long Island

Environmental officials in New York are searching for the the fifth alligator spotted since April in a Long Island river. The gator was most recently seen Saturday but has been prowling the... Read More

Explorers Find Lost Ship in Lake Michigan

Divers have started exploring an underwater pit in northern Lake Michigan, hoping to find the final resting place the Griffin, a ship helmed by the 17th century French Explorer La Salle. The search... Read More

Naked Man Scales Transmission Tower

A naked man was rescued from a transmission tower in Northern Hollywood Friday night. The fire department set up an inflated rescue cushion for the shirtless man to fall on, and the local power... Read More

Condo Starts Dog Poop DNA Database

A York County, Pennsylvania, condo complex is turning to extreme measures to combat an overflowing tide of animal refuse. With parents unwilling to let their children play in the grass for fear of... Read More

Giant Storm Moves East

A line of fierce thunderstorms may affect up to one in five Americans Wednesday as it rumbles from Iowa to Maryland, dumping hail, toppling trees, and leading to power outages. Meteorologists warn... Read More

The Coldest Journey Polar Expedition Halted

The Coldest Journey, a five-man expedition to be the first to cross Antartica via the South Pole in winter, has been halted by impassable terrain. The team is trapped in a crevasse field that may... Read More

Study: Yoga Boosts Brainpower

Good news for yogis. Just 20 minutes of hatha yoga improves your ability to focus and use new information better than aerobic exercise, a study in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health... Read More

Invisible Fires Devastate the Amazon

NASA scientists have discovered that wildfires in the Amazon rainforest are the primary cause of deforestation in the region. Researchers have previously blamed agriculture for most of the... Read More

Plans for Nicaragua Canal Progress

A plan to build an alternative to the Panama Canal took a step forward Wednesday after Nicaragua officially announced the start of the $40 billion project. The president of the country's national... Read More