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How Cheap Robots Are Transforming Ocean Exploration

Backed by billionaire philanthropists and Silicon Valley venture capitalists, a wave of entrepreneurs are developing high-tech, low-cost technologies to probe the watery realms we still barely understand. Are the oceans finally getting their moon-shot moment?

Michael Roberts
Nov 5, 2019

Buried Treasure and Duct Tape

The surprising answers to two critical questions that every adventurer has: What do you after you find buried treasure? And what can't duct tape fix?

May 16, 2019

Why Fenn's Deadly Treasure Hunt Should Go On

Two people have died in pursuit of Forrest Fenn’s hidden treasure. New Mexico’s Chief of Police is pleading with him to call it off. But if you compare it to other outdoor activities, it's not any more dangerous.

Peter Frick-Wright
Jun 28, 2017