Lauren Steele

Lauren Steele

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Meet the Designer Behind Your Tevas

The next time you're at REI choosing between an orange and blue climbing rope and a yellow and green version, think of Nadine Marchal.

Lauren Steele
Oct 10, 2017

Where Man Meets Mountain (In a Museum)

In 2003, Messner began work on the Messner Mountain Museum (MMM) project, a series of six interdisciplinary spaces devoted to exploring the nature, history, and culture of the mountains they are...

Lauren Steele
Sep 4, 2015

Traveling Through the Most Forbidden Land in the Sahara

Michal Huniewicz is a UK software developer with a knack for photography and a penchant for visiting places most tourists wouldn’t touch. The Saharan country of Mauritania certainly qualifies as one...

Lauren Steele
Sep 4, 2015

Green Coffee Bean Extract Does Not Promote Weight Loss

Last summer, the Federal Trade Commission filed a claim against Applied Food Sciences after a Dr. Oz-endorsed study was found to contain altered key measurements and unsubstantiated data. Now the two...

Lauren Steele
Oct 22, 2014

Study: Calorie Listings Don't Motivate Better Eating

When it comes to making healthy choices, instead of knowing how many calories you're consuming, you need to realize how much exercise it would take to burn them off to make the healthiest decision.

Lauren Steele
Oct 20, 2014

Salton Sea Restoration Project Proposed

Assemblyman Brian Nestande of California announced Monday his initiative to employ a quarter-cent sales tax increase in the Coachella Valley. Money raised would pay for an earthen dike to be...

Lauren Steele
Oct 17, 2014

The First Blind Athlete to Run Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim

In 2007, Dan Berlin's sight took a turn for the worse. His lifestyle changed. He gave up his driver's license and started using a mobility cane. He also started running.

Lauren Steele
Oct 7, 2014

Nick Symmonds Is a Man of Many Talents

Nick Symmonds just penned his first book, wants to take the road race 800-meter world record on October 17, and is training to run the first sub-five beer mile at the Beer Mile World Championships in...

Lauren Steele
Oct 7, 2014

Study: Standing Desks for Schoolkids Make Fitter Adults

A two-year study of three elementary schools in College Station, Texas, found that when schoolchildren were given the choice of standing or sitting at their desks, 374 of 480 students chose to stand...

Lauren Steele
Sep 26, 2014

Study: Hiking Makes You Happier

British and American scientists have published new research showing that group nature walks help us combat stress while boosting mental well-being.

Lauren Steele
Sep 25, 2014