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Video: Backcountry Skating in Alaska

This is one of the more beautiful and intriguing adventure films I've come across in some time. It comes our way courtesy of <i>Outside</i> mag, and takes us …

How to Listen to The Adventure Podcast

As our fledgling podcast starts to get off the ground, I've had a couple of emails from readers asking how to listen to the show. When we did our …

Video: Watch Two Wingsuit Pilots Fly Into an Aircraft

Over the year's we've seen plenty of wingsuit pilots leap out of aircraft to make their flights, but this is the exact opposite. In this clip, two …

Video: A Journey Through The Largest Cave on Earth

Located in a remote corner of Vietnam, Son Doong Cave is the largest cave system in the entire world, stretching out for more than 5 km (3.1 miles) …

Video: Chris Burkard Shares the Place that Changed his Life

If you've done any traveling, more than likely you've visited a place that changed your life in some way. For adventure photographer Chris Burkard, …

Nat Geo Gives Us 31 Stunning Shots From the Mountains

When you think about National Geographic, it is only natural to also think about great photography. That point is hammered home once again thanks to …

Ultimate Hiking Guide to Norway's Stunning Trolltunga (Troll's Tongue)

If you were to ask me what would be the top most grueling YET breathtaking hikes that I have ever done in my entire life, there are two (2) things …

Hiking

A star is hurtling towards our solar system and could knock millions of asteroids straight towards Earth

The star is currently hurtling through space at about 32,000 mph, and is around 64 lightyears away. (One lightyear is around 5,878,000,000,000 miles.)<p>Gliese 710 is about half the size of our sun, and it is set to reach Earth in 1.35 million years, according to a paper published in the journal …

Map of the entire visible universe released to the public

In 2010, the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) was fired up and pointed towards the heavens. Equipped with the …

Top 10 Recent Dinosaur Revelations

Even though they’ve been extinct for tens of millions of years, dinosaurs still fascinate us. Our pursuit to better understand them is continuous and …

Photographer captures images of uncontacted Amazon tribe

Brazilian Ricardo Stuckert accidentally stumbled on to the tribe after his helicopter was diverted<p>A photographer has captured images of an uncontacted Amazonian tribe after his helicopter flight took a detour to avoid a rainstorm and happened to fly over their longhouse.<p>Related: Sighting of …

Amazon Rainforest

World’s largest hedge fund to replace managers with artificial intelligence

Bridgewater Associates has a team of engineers working on a project to automate decision-making to save time and eliminate human emotional volatility<p>The world’s largest hedge fund is building a piece of software to automate the day-to-day management of the firm, including hiring, firing and other …

Artificial Intelligence

Top Ancient Sites for Stargazing

Travel<p>From petroglyphs to castles carved into hilltops, explore our night sky through our ancestors at these amazing archaeological sites.<p>The night sky is a time machine and so is archaeology. Since I was a teenager in Iran, a land filled with ancient sites, my passion for the night sky has blended …

National Parks

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Video: Trekking to Mt. Roraima in South America

At just 2810 meters (9220 ft.) in height, Mont Roraima isn't even close to being the tallest mountain in South America. Still, it is quite an …

South America

World Record Basketball Toss

These guys traveled all the way to Switzerland to throw basketballs. But it paid off when they landed a basket from 493 feet above and set a new …

World Records

Himalaya Fall 2016: Climbers Make Controversial Speed Ascent of Cho Oyu

Amidst all of the other summits of the big mountains in Nepal this past week, there is one interesting story that has captured the attention of the …

Mountaineering

Introducing a Portable Kayak You Can Carry on Your Back

For a lot of adventurers, a day of kayaking often involves first strapping a full-size kayak to the roof of a car and sometimes carrying it overland. …

Undercover Boss: Starkiller Base

<i>Undercover Boss</i> is a reality show in which some CEO disguises himself as an entry-level worker to see how things are going at the lowest level of the …

Star Wars

Little Brother Lends a Hand

Jessica Montoya is playing the Beatles’ song “Blackbird” on her guitar. To get a unique perspective for the video, she records it on her phone tucked …

Guitar

This Is the First Flower Grown in Space

(Photo: Scott Kelly)<p>There's a flower garden on the International Space Station. Oh, it's meant for scientific research. But the newborn results are …

Plants

Nothing is as creepy as the official Donald Trump jam ... Nothing.

en_US<p>article<p>We don't like reporting too much on Trump because he doesn't deserve all the attention, but there's something you must watch from a rally …

Donald Trump

Dad denies 6-year-old of allowance increase in the best way possible

When you're six years old and you don't have a job to buy toys, the only way to fight for a raise in your allowance is by asking your parents. That's …

Employment

How to have a holiday adventure in the UK

You don’t need to travel to exotic lands for a journey of discovery. Five professional adventurers provide inspiration for exploring the UK’s glorious islands, mountains, coast – and even the M25<p><b>Where’s your favourite place in the UK for exploring? Let us know in the comments below</b><p>One of my best …

Young Japanese Girl Plays a Masterful Rendition of the Star Wars Theme On an Electric Organ

A Japanese girl who goes by the name 826aska masterfully played a flawless rendition of the <i>Star Wars theme</i> on her Yamaha Electone organ. This …

Lego

Pencil artist works in miniature — and that’s the point

Salavat Fidai is working proof that artists need not create large pieces to make a name for themselves.<p>Much of what he creates is no bigger than the tip of a pencil — literally.<p>Under the glow of a single work light while his family sleeps, Fidai uses a craft knife and 4x magnifying glass to create …

Gravitational Lens Splits Supernova’s Light 4 Different Ways

Through the looking glass of general relativity<p>About 9.3 billion years ago, a supernova exploded in our universe. Since then, its light has been traveling the billions of light years it takes to get to our little planet we call home. But in between this supernova and Earth, there happens to be a …

This weakened tortoise could barely walk, until LEGO wheels were attached on him

LEGO, appropriate for kids and tortoises of all ages. In Germany, a tortoise named Blade was given a make-shift wheelchair using LEGO blocks to help …

9 Women Attempt To Read Their Favourite Books Whilst Having An Orgasm

In an era when many of us filter, crop, adjust, enhance and curate ourselves, those candid moments are becoming less and less frequent. We're rapidly …