Jason Daley

Jason Daley


2,000 Sacred Bones Went Missing 21 Years Ago

In the 1990s, thousands of bones and bone fragments mysteriously went missing from Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa, the continental epicenter of Native American burial remains. In December...

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.

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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.

The 9 Toughest Ultramarathons

Today, the word “ultra” has been slapped on laundry detergent, lite beer, and any marathon that takes a step beyond 26.2 miles. It seems like every endurance runner is prepping for one.

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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,...

The Well-Dressed Ape and Every Living Thing

Required Reading

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The Superorganism by E.O. Wilson

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...