Adventure

Why Haven't You Heard of Marshall

Why Haven't You Heard of Marshall "Major" Taylor?

Though he died in obscurity, the turn-of-the-century cyclist had a pioneering career on par with Jesse Owens and Jackie Robinson. A new documentary and a major ad campaign featuring rap superstar Nas aim to finally make Major a household name.

The Curious Case of the Fly-Fishing Feather Thief

The Curious Case of the Fly-Fishing Feather Thief

In an excerpt from Kirk Wallace Johnson's new book, 'The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century,' Edwin Rist, a 20-year-old champion flytier, pulls off a very strange burglary at the British Museum of Natural History

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