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Your Dog (Sort of) Loves You

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.

Google's Crazy New Plan for Renewable Energy

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...

No, Those Planes Aren't Destroying Our Rivers

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...

Coming of Age on Mount Rainier

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."

Do Dogs Need Sunglasses?

Uh no, not really. But before you put away the Doggles, there are a few reasons to keep them around.

The Flood That Nearly Destroyed the West

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...

The Keurig for Beer Is Here

Beer lovers, rejoice! An open-source project has developed a portable beer tap that can dispense any kind of suds you want.

The Hidden Traps Killing Our Dogs

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.

Deconstructing the Perfect Margarita

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.