Nick Davidson

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Essential Road Trip Wisdom

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.

America’s Best Car-Touring Roads

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...

How Safe is Nuclear Waste?

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?

Can an Otter Take Down a Human?

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?

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Will a Taser Work on a Cougar?

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...

The Top 10 New Zealand Beaches

New Zealand has more than 9,000 miles of coast and hundreds of pristine beaches. From jagged, rocky shores to hidden black and white sands, turquoise lagoons to tumultuous surf, seaside natural hot...

The Top 10 New Zealand Hikes

Misted mountains and emerald fjords, ancient fern-ridden forests and cascading waterfalls, miles of empty black and white sand beaches. You’re likely to find any sort of wild path you’re...

The Greatest Survival Journey

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.

The Ever-Turning Wheel of Life

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.

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