News from the Field

Is This Wingsuit Video Real?

World of Wingman, a men's grooming company, published a video to YouTube that it's calling a world's first for the fledging spot of wing-suit flying. On September 30, Frenchman Raphael Dumont... Read More

Astronauts Complete Cave Training

Although astronauts are professional space travelers, a majority of their training takes place on earth—or even underground. That was the case for six astronauts who spent a week in... Read More

Protesters Invade National Parks

The partial federal government shutdown continues to keep National Parks closed, but locked gates and a few park rangers didn't stop dozens of hikers and cyclists from entering at least three... Read More

Climbers on El Cap Ignore Shutdown

Despite the government shutdown, big-wall climbers have sneaked into Yosemite National Park and are scaling the 2,900-foot face of El Capitan. The paucity of park staff has apparently made rule... Read More

North Korea Ski Resort Opens This Week

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's first "world-class" ski resort, Masik Pass, is expected to be partially open this Thursday to commemorate the 86th aniversary of the Korean Workers Party. While... Read More

Greenpeace to File Criminal Complaint

Greenpeace International intends to file a criminal complaint over the illegal seizure of the ship Arctic Sunrise last month. The ship and all its crewmembers were seized during a September 17... Read More