It depends on how you define love. But while we may never know exactly what is going on in an animal’s head (or heart), strong evidence suggests they do indeed fall in love.
Ten years ago, kiteboarding pioneer Don Montague hatched a plan to become the fastest person to circumnavigate the globe. His idea was to use a 65-foot catamaran, cabled to a large parafoil, that...
When the US Navy began studying cetacean biosonar in the late 1940s, the only people who cared about Saving the Whales were whalers.
Sour beer, or beer with an intentionally tart, acidic taste, is a bit of a rebel in the brewing world.
On the afternoon on July 3, a train paralleling Montana’s Clark Fork River derailed, sending payloads of soybeans, denatured alcohol (not for drinking, this is the stuff used in fuel), and Boeing...
One summer day, Amy Ragsdale's husband, Peter, gazed across the water at the white hulk of a mountain. "What about that?" he said. "Let's climb Mount Rainier."
Outside sat down with author Laurel Braitman to discuss her newest book, Animal Madness.
Uh no, not really. But before you put away the Doggles, there are a few reasons to keep them around.
It’s July, which means the climbing world now shifts north from Nepal to Pakistan’s Karakoram Range.
A morning at a nondescript Arizona warehouse somehow landed the author in the Grand Canyon. Loads of research, many boat trips through Colorado River rapids, and one award-winning book later, he...
Beer lovers, rejoice! An open-source project has developed a portable beer tap that can dispense any kind of suds you want.
I bought a striped skunk skull online from a man named Terry. It arrived yesterday from Duluth, Minnesota, in a nondescript cardboard box that weighed almost nothing.
The true story of Everest's deadliest day, the Sherpas who paid the price, and the aftershocks that will change the mountain forever
Earlier this year, Terry Dubois went hiking with a few friends and four dogs. They were three miles from town when her 12-year-old heeler, Jetta, suddenly began shrieking.
It’s margarita season, friends, a time when we fill our glasses with a drink that is not only refreshing, but will keep you from dying of scurvy if stranded at sea.