Outside Podcast

Adventures in Audio

Mar 25, 2020

An Unsettling Crime at the Top of the World

A robbery was the last thing anyone ever expected in to the remote outpost of Longyearben, Norway

Mar 18, 2020

When 18 Tigers Were Let Loose in Zanesville, Ohio

America's patchwork laws on big-cat ownership create all kinds of problems—like when people let their dangerous kitties go free.

Mar 11, 2020

What It’s Really Like Being on ‘Naked and Afraid’

Adventurer Blair Braverman thought going on the reality show would be the experience of a lifetime. It was—in very unexpected ways.

Mar 4, 2020

The Dawn of a New Sports-Bra Era

Advances in technologies have ushered in a new era for the world’s most important piece of spots equipment

Feb 27, 2020

How Nature Heals an Injured Brain

After a nasty bike accident, journalist Sarah Allely found basic activities impossible. Then she started spending more time outdoors.

Feb 19, 2020

What AI Hears in the Rainforest

Computers can identify sounds much better and faster than humans. So what do we learn when we ask them to listen to everything?

Feb 13, 2020

A Tale of Two Dramatic Big-Wave Rescues

Winter on the legendary North Shore of Oahu brings epic rides, agonizing wipeouts, and, every so often, acts of heroism

Feb 5, 2020

A Long-Shot Bid to Save the Monarch Butterfly

Artist Jane Kim's massive new mural in San Francisco is an attempt to wake us up to the plight of the suffering monarch.

Jan 29, 2020

Ben Greenfield’s Radical Fitness Strategies

The controversial author and personal trainer shares his lessons from the outer limits of self-experimentation

Jan 22, 2020

The Only Time It's OK to Jump Off a Chairlift

How one snowboarder found himself facing the worst possible choice