David Ferry

Why Do We Love Extreme Sports?

Beyond the presumptions of people having death wishes or being irresponsible, a psychologist tries to unpack our true motivations

It’s Time to Let Certain Animals Go Extinct

Conservationists don’t have enough money to save all the endangered species. How do we decide which ones live, and which ones die? A controversial new system for choosing may be coming to America...

America’s 10 Most Threatened Rivers

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...

We Should Be Building More Parkour Parks

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?

The 5 Most Romantic Hikes in the U.S.

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...


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