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The Egg Thief

The Egg Thief

For decades Jeffrey Lendrum helicoptered up and rappelled down to aeries on cliff faces from Patagonia to Quebec, snatching unhatched raptors and selling them, investigators believe, to wealthy Middle Eastern falconers. This week in London, one of the most bizarre criminals in modern history goes on trial for the fourth time. Here is his story.

Meet the First Black Man to Summit Everest

Meet the First Black Man to Summit Everest

As South African Sibusiso Vilane awaits a window to summit Mount Everest for the third time—this attempt without oxygen—he wants the world to know something: We need more black mountaineers

Ryan Sandes at Ultra Trail Cape Town

Ryan Sandes at Ultra Trail Cape Town

Ultrarunner Ryan Sandes has been running the trails around his home in Cape Town since he was a boy. So when the Ultra Trail Cape Town race was centered around those very trails, it was more like a homecoming than a race.