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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

Former Tour Champs Back Lance

Lance Armstrong is under increasing legal pressure (and increasing risk of bankruptcy), but the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf provides him one bright spot today. The paper surveyed the 25 other... 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

Buy This Mountain, Become a Lord

Pedigreeless laymen are claiming land and kingdoms left and right, and if you too harbor royal dreams, a progressive British earl has a deal for you. For a paltry $3 million, you could help Hugh... Read More

NASA: We'll Find Aliens Within 20 Years

This might surprise people who've given up on the chance an extraterrestrial encounter within their lifetimes: A panel of NASA scientists says we should find alien life within 20 years. And that's... Read More

Sobriety Drug: Never Be Drunk Again

A report this week in the Journal of Neuroscience describes an experiment conducted at the University of Texas at Austin that could potentially lead to new drugs to help those suffering from... 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

Earthquakes: Coming to a State Near You

On Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced updates to its U.S. National Seismic Hazard Maps, the first since 2008. Used by engineers and architects (among others) for building and... Read More