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Nik Wallenda's Biggest Stunt Yet

The greatest entertainer of our generation wants to defy death on wires strung 50 stories over the cold, windy streets of Chicago

Vail Just Bought Park City: Now What?

Changes, and lots of them, including a sharp uptick in skier visits to Utah, cheaper season passes state-wide, and an increased likelihood that all the Wasatch-area resorts will soon be connected.

Bacon: The Newest Fitness Accessory

In the weeks preceding the 2014 CrossFit Games, red Reebok-branded boxes started showing up on the doorsteps of well-known CrossFit athletes. At first glance, the parcels looked just like one of the...

Apple Wants You to Stop Taking Vertical Photos

The world of vertical photography, once dominated by hanging portraits, magazine covers, passport and school photos, and leather-bound albums, has come to an end. That's a good thing.

GoPro and Red Bull Lock Horns

GoPro hopes its summer IPO can turn a single-product company into a media superpower. Sound familiar?

A Beer Company Takes Over a Town

Anheuser-Busch is dropping 500 day-drinkers into the town of Crested Butte for an ambitious one-day publicity stunt. What happens next is anyone's guess.

This Ski Film Glows in the Dark

It’s only ten minutes long, but Sweetgrass Productions’ Afterglow is arguably the most cinematically profound ski movie ever made.

Build the Perfect Outdoor Bar

Instead of hanging those Halloween decorations, why not spend these last sun-soaked weekends in your DIY tiki bar?

There's No "Next" Kelly Slater

On Monday, August 25, fans of professional surfing witnessed an epochal moment in the career of the sport’s all-time great, Kelly Slater. In the final of the Billabong Pro Tahiti, the 11-time world...

The Car Lover's Guide to Grilling

We’ve got a better (but still bad-ass) way to cook your steak this summer: on your engine. It’s (mostly) safe, (mostly) easy, and it’s the ultimate multitasking activity.

Digital Detox: Reboot or Die Trying

A star political blogger for, David Roberts spent so much time posting and Tweeting and staring at screens that he almost went nuts. So he pulled the plug for a year, restarting his...

How to Unschool Your Kids

Ben Hewitt’s essay on “unschooling” in our September issue has sparked some heated debate. Few parents are willing to do as the Hewitts do, and turn their kids loose entirely. But how can we give our...

The Popsicle Gets a Booze Upgrade

Congratulations, you managed to make it through the annual family road trip without “accidentally” leaving one of your children at a rest stop. Clearly you deserve a treat, preferably one with a...