News from the Field

Photographer: Jay Ondreicka

Always, Always Shake Out Your Shoes

A story in Tuesday's New York Times about a "professional outdoorsman" who found a black widow spider in his shoe (after he felt it bite him) will ensure that you will never again not shake out... Read More

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Man Wakes Up, Finds Crocodile Under His Bed

Guy Whittal, former cricketer and current director of the Humani lodge in Zimbabwe, was recently quite startled to find an 8-foot crocodile hidden under his bed, mere inches from where he... Read More

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North Dakota Hits Record Oil Production

North Dakota set record highs in oil and natural gas production for the month of July, according to state resource officials. A record number of wells, 9,322, were also in production in July,... Read More

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British Climber Killed at Aoraki-Mount Cook

A British climber is dead after falling 2,000 feet from Mount Sefton in New Zealand’s Aoraki-Mount Cook national park. Robert Buckley was climbing to the Sefton Bivvy with three others... Read More

Photographer: Richard Masoner / Cyclelicious

Chris Horner Wins Tour of Spain

American Chris Horner became the oldest winner of a grand tour Sunday after cruising into Madrid as the overall leader of the Tour of Spain. The 41-year-old finished 37 seconds ahead of this year's... Read More