With more than 10,000 identified species, birds make up one of the most diverse animal classes on Earth. To celebrate our fine feathered friends, we’ve compiled a gallery of photos of birds doing what they do best. And don’t you go saying that bird-watching is a nerdy pastime… did you [...]
Most people flock to the slopes of Western Europe for their ski vacations. For a cheaper and more adventurous option, check out these Eastern European skiing hotspots! Bulgaria This former Soviet Republic is slowly making a name for itself in the world of winter sports enthusiasts. Bansko, Borovets and Pamporovo [...]
A friend of mine once told me how to hijack cars in the badlands of Tanzania; roll a large boulder in the middle of a deteriorating road forcing the driver to choose between a large pothole, going head on with the rock, or getting out and getting hijacked.
Summiting the tallest mountain on a continent is one of the world’s greatest achievements, but completing all 7 is rare adventure only for the most daring of people. Here is a list of the tallest mountains on each of the 7 continents.
Toothbrush? Check. iPod? Check. What else are you forgetting? Well, chances are, you haven’t thought to bring along any of the items on this list. None of them are over-the-top expensive — and all
Japanese climber Nobukazu Kuriki, who we told you about last week, had to be airlifted off Everest this past Sunday. The 30-year old mountaineer had been attempting to summit the tallest mountain on the planet when he contracted severe frostbite on his hands, feet and face.
There’s a difference between hardcore and insane. Hardcore meets dangerous challenges, insane seeks them out. Hardcore is met with respect; insane is met with friends divvying up your CD collection.
It seems like websites claiming great deals on outdoor gear are popping up everywhere lately. The task of sifting through all of them to find the best deal can be daunting. So, here are our
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, cyclists play a key role in today’s urban dynamic. A handful of American cities have taken proactive measures to ensure cooperation between those who travel on two wheels, two axles and two
After months of allegations and weeks of speculation, it is now official. The International Cycling Union (UCI) has officially stripped Lance Armstrong of all seven of his Tour de France titles