News from the Field

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Caleb Moore's Condition Deteriorating (Update)

Extreme snowmobiler Caleb Moore has been fighting for his life since his terrible crash last Thursday at the Winter X Games in Aspen. Unfortunately, his condition only appears to be worsening.... Read More

Photographer: Chris Erwin/Flickr

Cats Kill Billions of Animals Each Year

Your cat is a murderer. While I—and others—have been beating this homicidal cat drum for years, a new report from the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute and the Fish and... Read More

Photographer: Jenny Mealing/Flickr

New Climbing Route on Fitz Roy

Three South American climbers completed a new free route up the north face of Patagonia's Fitz Roy peak, climbing 30 pitches in a three-day, alpine-style push. Flavio Daflon and Sergio Tatari of... Read More

Photographer: Annie Mole/Flickr

London Marathoner Died After Taking Stimulant

A 30-year-old 2012 London Marathon participant who collapsed and died a mile before the finish line is said to have had a banned energy drink in her water bottle. Authorities are now saying that... Read More

Photographer: Liam Quinn/Flickr

Antarctica Plane Crash Located, No Survivors

A search and rescue team has located the downed plane that disappeared over Antarctica last week and has determined that the three people on board could not have survived the crash. Pilot Bob... Read More