Jason Daley

7 Real Life Dogs Being Heroes

Some of them trained for years to save lives. Others became heroes by following their noses. They all earned our eternal gratitude.

A Guide to First Aid for Dog Owners

When your dog gets hurt, you can feel his pain. Here’s how to respond to five injuries—and how to keep your furry wingman safe down the road.

The 20 Most Dangerous Hikes

Some of the world's most exciting—and dangerous—adventures involve simply putting one foot in front of the other.

Rooms to Drool Over

Five perfect dog-friendly adventure lodges and hotels around the U.S.

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Doggie Destinations

Your number-one travel companion wants more than a vacation. Presenting our favorite trips to satisfy his (and your) wanderlust.

How to Survive a Tornado

Stay safe by knowing the essentials of protecting yourself, and plan for even the worst situations.

The 9 Toughest Ultramarathons

Used to be that running a 50- or 100-mile race earned you bragging rights for life. No more. Today, the word “ultra” has been slapped on laundry detergent, lite beer, and any marathon...

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Urban Waterways

From farm shares to bike shares, these seven flashes of genius are reinventing a metropolis near you.

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The Apocalypse Handbook

OK, so that Rapture thing didn't happen—doesn't mean you aren't about to be carried off by a towering tsunami. Presenting Outside's comprehensive guide to surviving disasters both natural and man-...

Money Talks

Contrary to what the recycled-sandal wing of the environmental movement might think, greening the world takes sacrifice, hard work, and a lot of cash. At least that's the impression you get from...

Required Reading

Darwin Slept Here By Eric Simons(OVERLOOK, $24)February marks the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin and, naturally, the publication of a slew of new books about him. But while most—like the fine,...

Required Reading

The Well-Dressed Ape: A Natural History of Myself By Hannah Holmes (Random House, $25) "Who are we," science writer Hannah Holmes asks, "animally speaking?" Holmes (...

5 Million Heads Are Better Than One

After a half-century on his hands and knees, poking at bugs, Harvard ant geek and acciden­tal eco-celebrity E.O. Wilson, 79, is back with The Superorganism: The Beauty, Elegance, and Strangeness of...