On average, nearly 700 people die each year from extreme heat. It's the most serious threat to your outdoor summer workout, but heat stroke doesn't have to kill you if you're careful.
A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.
Long stretches of open road through some of the most beautiful areas of the country, peppered with wildlife sightings, adventurous detours, and good brews—it's so much more than getting from Point A...
For campers and backpackers looking to find the best in pre-prepared backcountry meals, Good To-Go is the new contender in town.
The Navy showed us it's possible, but is our most abundant natural resource a practical energy solution?
Recent nuclear power plant leaks haven't been as extreme as Chernobyl, but they're still scary. So when should you keep calm and when should you run for the hills?
Humans have noted the phenomenon of avian migration for several thousand years and produced some misguided explanations for a bird's return home come spring—Aristotle hypothesized that redstarts...
Recent news of a rogue otter devouring an alligator in Florida's Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge has people reevaluating the nominal clown of the waterways' prowess. So what do the experts say?
In short, yes. And, maybe, no. Tasers can be an effective method of non-lethal defense against cougars, ignoring other vital factors. But we’ll get to that. Before you head into the backcountry...
Langdon Cook's new book, the Mushroom Hunters, delves into the secretive and sometimes dangerous subculture of mushrooming.
Oscar Pistorius is thought to be resuming training after a teen snaps his photo on the race track.
Go to New Zealand, come back a changed hiker.
A team of adventurers plays a risky game of dress-up.
A conversation with Tim Jarvis as he prepares to set out with a crew of five men to repeat Ernest Shackleton's 800-mile open-boat crossing of the South Atlantic.
Filmmakers Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson discuss Samsara, their world tour of mesmerizing images that force us to think about humanity and our relationship to the eternal.