Outside Podcast: Dispatches

Adventures in Audio

Aug 13, 2019

The Fine Art of Drinking the Right Amount of Water

Drinking more water is supposed to make us healthier and more vibrant. But how much is too much?

Aug 8, 2019

Mirna Valerio Is the Runner You Never Expected

When Mirna Valerio first began running ultramarathons, she immediately got a lot of attention—but not for the reasons you might expect

Jul 30, 2019

Behind the Scenes of 'Is Sunscreen the New Margarine?'

Journalist Rowan Jacobsen discusses his controversial feature suggesting we need to reconsider our relationship with the sun and sunscreen

Jul 23, 2019

What Awe in Nature Does for Us

New research suggests that the emotion has a singular ability to lower stress and improve our overall well-being. How do we get more of it?

Jul 18, 2019

Bundyville: The Remnant

Why two bombings that rocked the tiny town of Panaca, Nevada, help us understand who really owns public lands in the West

Jul 2, 2019

The Doctors Prescribing Nature

Can a grassroots movement of physicians convince big health care that free medicine is the way of the future?

Jun 26, 2019

The Mysterious Syndrome Destroying Top Athletes

A mysterious syndrome is leaving elite athletes lethargic, depressed, and unable to get out of bed

Jun 19, 2019

Why a Walk in the Woods Cures the Blues

Ecologist Chris Morgan sensed that nature had healing powers. But it wasn’t until he tried forest bathing that he understood them.

Jun 6, 2019

The Radically Simple Digital Diet We All Need

Cal Newport, author of 'Digital Minimalism,' explains how we need to reimagine our relationship with technology

May 16, 2019

Buried Treasure and Duct Tape

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