Athletes and adventurers use rituals to get ready for big moments. Steven Kotler explores the cutting edge of neuroscience, plus a little bit of black magic, to find out if it works.
Risky pursuits like BASE jumping offer a buzz better than any drug. New technologies provide the same rush without the danger.
Running a DIY dog-rescue operation is never easy, but when you've got two dozen misfit animals under your care, you need a way to let off steam.
A new bio of Miki Dora, the original maverick surfer, gets his story right
How do three guys who get paid to surf the world, shoot movies, and design sweet gear still make you want to pick up their tab?
A legendary swimmer takes on the Amazon
In his brazen adaptation of the bestseller Fast Food Nation, Richard Linklater looks to jolt America out of its quickie-burger habit with a tale of tainted meat
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A new class of hotels pitches boutique offerings to thrill-seeking hipsters
So far, scientists studying the deep sea have gathered mere snapshots of the largest ecosystem on earth. Submarines and unmanned submersiblesfor the past 20 years the vanguard of oceanography...