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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

Louisiana Is Sinking Fast

An investigation by ProPublica and the Lens found that coastal Louisiana, which in the past 80 years has lost 2,000 miles of land to the Gulf of Mexico, stands to lose much more than wetlands and... Read More

American Airlines Goes to War with Orbitz

American Airlines pulled its flight listings from Orbitz websites on Tuesday after fee negotiations came to an impasse. The airline will also remove its US Airways fares this coming Monday. North... 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

Burning Man Is a Muddy Mess

When you're heading to a gigantic weeklong art festival in the Nevada desert, you're probably prepared for the unexpected. When you've paid as much as $1,000 to attend said festival, however, you... Read More

This Backpack Could Save Your Life

We keep life-saving devices nearby when we go on a boat, a plane, or even into the backcountry. But when we go to work or arrive home on the 15th floor of a high-rise, the stairs are likely our... Read More

"Mad Men" Producer Bikes to Emmys

Mad Men writer-producer Tom Smuts might not have won an Emmy last night, but he certainly won Best Emmy Commute. Wearing a helmet and cycling-ready suit designed by Rapha and straddling a silver... 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

R2R Permits Required at Grand Canyon

The National Park Service announced yesterday that noncommercial groups organizing rim-to-rim and extended day hikes and runs through Grand Canyon National Park's inner canyon will require interim... Read More