Survival

Class VI Sex

Admit it, ladies: There's nothing like a man with an oar

Trapped

Deep inside a remote canyon, a boulder shifts. In an instant, a climber's hand is pinned beneath half a ton of rock. So begins an ordinary hero's six-day ordeal of grit, pain, and...

I Will Survive

Call us rubberneckers, but who can resist the panic, terror, and inspiration of a good survival tale? We combed through vast libraries of lore to find 10 more unforgettable, nearly unbelievable great...

The Ice Zone

Starved, Poisoned, Stranded

Mind Over Matter

Lost at Sea, Tami Oldham Ashcraft Wanted to Die

Plane Crash

The Only One Who Lived

Cheating Death

Captain Eddie Rickenbacker Takes on the Elements

Left for Dead

Frontiersman Hugh Glass Came out of the Jaws of a Grizzly, Alive

Desert Storm

Scorching Heat and the Sahara Couldn't Kill a Cop

This Dog's Life

A Labrador Overcomes 25-Foot Seas and Sub-Zero Temps

Hold the Adrenaline

Learning anything new takes effort—but that doesn't mean you have to work up a sweat