News from the Field

WATCH: Boulder Floods, Residents Kayak

Flash floods in northern Colorado have left at least three people dead and many residents and motorists in and around Boulder stranded. Rescue crews have been hampered by widespread high waters and... Read More

Balloon Cluster Atlantic Crossing Fails

A man held aloft by hundreds of helium-filled balloons touched down in Newfoundland Thursday after falling short of his goal to cross the Atlantic. "This doesn't look like France," he posted on... Read More

Mystery of Chris McCandless's Death Solved

In a blog post for The New Yorker, Jon Krakauer has verified the cause of death of one of the most vivid characters in Outside lore. In 1993, Krakauer published an article on the death of Chris... Read More

Diseased Monkeys Great For Florida Tourism

Central Florida is infested with rhesus monkeys. Brought to the Sunshine State in the late 1930s by an enterprising tour operator named Colonal Tooey, the monkeys inhabit the 6,000-acre Silver... Read More

Exercise Desk Use on the Rise

A growing numbers of Americans are using stand-up desks, treadmill desks, and other moving workstations throughout the day, the Associated Press reports. Sales of exercise workstations have... Read More