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. 

The Science of Survival

These four threats might not get all of the attention, but they deserve it.

Weekend Reading: The End of Summer

In this weekly roundup, we scour the Web for our favorite long-form magazine and newspaper articles, collecting them here and on Longreads and Twitter. This installment focuses on what exactly...

Apes Found to Enjoy Slapstick Comedy

Primates may laugh at the misfortune of others, according to new research on laughter that finds apes appear to enjoy slapstick comedy. "The use of language-based jokes is clearly unique to... Read More

Astronaut Races Triathlon In Space

Sunita Williams became the first NASA astronaut to complete a triathlon in space after running, biking, and “swimming” along with athletes competing in the Nautica Malibu Triathlon.... Read More

E.U. to Limit Food-Based Biofuel

The European Union is set to limit the use of crop-based fuels after studies showed they resulted in minimal emission savings and contributed to price increases in the cost of food. The new plan... Read More

Weekend Reading: Throw Like a Girl

In this weekly roundup, we scour the Web for our favorite long-form magazine and newspaper articles, collecting them here and on Longreads and Twitter. This installment focuses on the animals we...

Jackson Fire Started in Backyard

The wildfire threatening Jackson, Wyoming, was started in the yard of an elderly resident south of town, witnesses report. In a statement released Tuesday, Jay and Jason Anderson said their... Read More

23,500 Apply for Minnesota Wolf Hunt

Over 23,477 people have applied for 6,000 permits in the first Minnesota wolf hunt since their removal from the endangered species list. People from 33 states have applied for the lottery with the... Read More

Fish Die-Off Stinks Up Los Angeles

Officials believe they’ve found the source of a pungent smell that swept across Southern California: A storm-blown waft of fish die-off from the Salton Sea. People in communities as far away... Read More

Contador Wins the Vuelta

In his first Grand Tour appearance after a February doping suspension, Alberto Contador won the overall at the 67th Vuelta a Espana. In a marked departure from his dominance in previous years,... Read More