He may want to save the world, but the Tesla CEO’s distaste for traffic and clickbait could destroy us all
Harvey Butchart was hiking the canyon long before others thought to follow
In 1869, John Wesley Powell led nine men and four boats on the first documented descent through the Grand Canyon. As is made clear in this excerpt from 'The Promise of the Grand Canyon,' it was a hell of a challenge.
Fieldwork in far-flung places is exciting and rewarding—until it's not. Only recently have insiders—mostly women—been able to start changing the culture.
Ulyana Nadia Horodskyj is an ice scientist who's done research high on Everest—and after working with NASA, she's aiming even higher.
The author on his writing process and what we can learn from Pleistocene humans. Plus: three more books to take you way back in time.
‘Mercury 13,’ a new Netflix documentary, tells the true story of astronaut-qualified women who were blocked from the space program in the 1960s—and imagines a world in which they’d been the face of exploration
Aimée Crocker sailed across the Pacific, narrowly escaped murder in the jungle, and trounced the sexist and racist norms of her day
Eight reads that will satisfy any reader's craving
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