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29 Things Everyone Will Be Talking About in 2015

Our guide to what you'll be eating, drinking, riding, wearing, and talking about in the year ahead, from sure bets (more fitness tech) to bold predictions (we're all moving to Seattle!)

Rory Bosio Is Reinventing Running

Rory Bosio raced her first ultramarathon in 2007. Since then, the Truckee, California, resident has notched four top-five finishes in the Western States 100 and won The North Face's prestigious...

Policing 1,000 Pounds of Man-Eating Flesh

You won't see people in this beat cop's jail. Bob Windsor discusses his days spent keeping polar bears off the mean arctic streets of tourism-heavy Churchill, Manitoba.

The High Cost of Oil

The crude that would feed the XL pipeline comes from a once pristine part of Alberta that now resembles mining operations on a sci-fi planet. At places like Fort McKay, home to First Nations people...

Adrenaline Junkie? This Is Why You Love Sriracha

A friendly reminder for all of our spice-loving readers: There is no shame in dousing your Thanksgiving feast in Sriracha. Tell your offended mother that science has linked your actions to your...

Photo of the Day: Outrunning a Slide

The snowpack was sketchy at best for pro skier Wiley Miller in Switzerland's Porte du Soleil. A big storm had left a fresh layer of snow and the winds were high.

Frozen! The Gear Keeping Eric Larsen Alive

Polar explorer Eric Larsen’s trek to the North Pole in March was one his toughest expeditions yet, and he's planning one to Patagonia. Making it in his field requires lots of travel and gear testing,...

The Secret History of Chris McCandless

An explosive memoir by Carine McCandless provides new details about a toxic family environment that drove her brother to embark on the famous and fatal quest immortalized by Jon Krakauer’s Into the...

New Jersey Wants You to Start Eating Bear

New Jersey introduced an annual bear hunt in 2010 after nuisance complaints rose 133 percent over just five years. But there may be a fatal flaw in plan to get New Jersey hunters interested in eating...

You've Never Seen Reese Witherspoon Like This

Reese Witherspoon was lying in a blue sleeping bag under some old-growth cedars dripping with rain and scraggly beard lichen. Here, above the Columbia River near Oregon’s Bridal Veil Lake, the Oscar...

5 Buttery Reasons to Go Paleo

Gourmet nut butters are having a moment. According to data collected by consumer research company Mintel, the nut butter category grew 34 percent between 2008 and 2013.