Eric Brown

Eric Brown

Eric Brown (@ericrennerbrown) is an online editorial intern at Outside. He's a senior at Northwestern University, where he studies magazine journalism and American history. Before coming to Santa Fe, Eric did time at Sierra magazine and the Santa Cruz Sentinel. He's always happy to hit the trails and jams a mean rendition of the Grateful Dead's "Deal" on guitar.


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Why Running Makes You Live Longer

Next time you're lacing up your shoes for a long run, consider this: Those extra miles might be for naught. New research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology suggests that...

Are Helmet Laws Sexist?

A 54-year-old Australian woman is making headlines after fighting a modest fine she incurred while riding her bike without a helmet. The reason? The woman, Sue Abbott, says compulsory helmet laws are...

Business Finance

Hey, Apple, We Love You, Too

As we watched the livestream from Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference keynote Monday, we realized our interest in Apple might not be one-way.

Costa Rica Murder Verdict: Guilty

After more than four years, the saga of alleged murderer Ann Patton may be nearing an end. As the Tico Times reports, a Costa Rica criminal court convicted the 43-year-old American expat of killing...

Don't Wash Your Levi Jeans

Rugged durability has been a trademark of Levi Strauss since its founder began selling the company's earliest products to California gold rushers in 1853. Now, current CEO Chip Bergh has a message...

New Mexico Gets a New National Monument

President Obama plans to use executive authority on Wednesday to designate southern New Mexico's Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks—a range near Las Cruces, about three hours south of Albuquerque...

Your Pee Isn't Sterile

Bear Grylls might want to rethink his beverage of choice. According to findings presented today at a prominent microbiology conference in Boston, the common myth that urine is sterile is flat-out...