Nature

Master the Art of Kite Flying

Flying a kite may be child’s play. But done right it can be serious, no-holds-barred child’s play.

Taking on SeaWorld: Let the Voyage Begin

Tim Zimmermann, a producer on the new documentary Blackfish responds to SeaWorld, which has reproached the film as “shamefully dishonest, deliberately misleading, and scientifically inaccurate.”

Norfolk: A Sinking City

After Sandy, attention turned to fortifying New York City. But another location on the eastern seaboard faces a more immediate threat.

Wave Prophet: World Surfari's David Scard

Australian surfer David Scard, 37, runs Kirra-based World Surfaris’ Stealth Travel Club, which whisks surfers to the biggest waves at a moment’s notice. His success rate: 100 percent.

Snowstradamus: Powder Afficionado Joel Gratz

Joel Gratz is a Colorado skier who puts out winter storm alerts that track the essentials: Where exactly the snow will fall, how much, and when. As fellow weather nerd Michael Behar finds out, it’s...

Examining the Arizona Wildfire Deaths

Why were 19 experienced firefighters killed when an Arizona blaze blew out of control? Equally important: Can we prevent such a disaster from ever happening again?

Surviving an Alligator Attack

Joseph Welch planned to take his six-year-old son out for some canoeing in the Florida Everglades. Before they even put a boat in the water, he was fighting an eight-foot-long alligator for control...