News from the Field

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Hiker's Body Found in Idaho National Monument

The body of a missing hiker was found yesterday in Idaho's Craters of the Moon National Monument. Dr. Jo Elliott-Blakeslee, 63, was found nearly a month after she was reported missing with her... Read More

Photographer: Courtesy of Dave Hakkens

WATCH: Make a DIY Recycling Machine

The 2011 recycle recovery rate in the U.S. was an abysmal eight percent, prompting a Dutch designer to create a DIY plastic-recycling machine. Dave Hakkens' open-source prototype, called Precious... Read More


"Blackfish" on CNN Tonight

Tune in to CNN at 9 p.m. EST tonight to watch Blackfish, Gabriela Cowperthwaite's award-winning documentary inspired by the Outside article “Killer in the Pool." The film examines 39 years... Read More

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Russia Drops Greenpeace Piracy Charge

Russia announced Wednesday that they would drop the piracy charges against the 30 crew members of Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise. Russian news agency RIA Novosti reports that the charges of... Read More

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Watch: Unicyclist Rides Mettelhorn

Most of us ride down mountains on two wheels, but these German daredevils do it on one. Lutz Eichholz and Stephanie Dietze set a new benchmark in the fledging sport of extreme unicycling after... Read More