For the last 30 years, American Rivers, a nonprofit advocacy group out of Washington, D.C., has been calling attention the plight of the country’s rivers. Today, the group released its annual Most...
Legislators are considering sticking out-of-state cyclists and mountain bikers with a $25 fee—and a side of humiliation
A former EPA administrator breaks down what’s at stake with the president’s proposed 31 percent cut to the agency’s budget
In the wake of the widely publicized near-failure of the country’s tallest earthen dam last month, locals in Oroville, California, are considering a move into “dark tourism.”
Two of our favorite things, together at last. A style of booze that didn’t even exist a few years ago is taking over bourbon bars across the country.
Don't let rain or snow keep you inside. Tips from pros on how to make the most of the wet seasons.
As ski resorts struggle with warmer, shorter seasons, a team of Norwegian researchers is rolling out new snow machines that help cut back on planet-warming emissions
Explaining the political football of our public lands.
The U.K. government recently recognized parkour as a legitimate sport, and is bringing parks to inner cities, schools, and even senior citizens. Why hasn't the U.S. gotten on board?
There’s no better way to spend Valentine’s Day than getting the endorphins going and working up a sweat. So, in the service of love, we pulled together the most romantic hikes we could find to make...
A quiet contingent of prominent pro surfers have taken up stand-up paddleboarding, in spite of its reputation as a leisure activity of lesser wave riders.
Fine dining on Everest? Only $1,050 per person.
If the administration's first week is any indicator, we're in for a long four years.
Koalas, charismatic and cuddly as they are, are not well equipped to deal with the threats of the modern world. The marsupials are maimed in large numbers by domesticated dogs, splattered in droves...
N. fowleri is a microscopic single-celled organism native to the warm, fresh waters of the Americas and Australia; it usually feeds on harmless bacteria present in freshwater muck. Human infections...