Rebecca Ryan

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The Long Captivity of Michael Scott Moore

In his two years and eight months as a hostage in Somalia, Michael Scott Moore spent his days and his nights confined to small, stifling cells, often in handcuffs. His guards, terrified that U.S. Navy SEALs would try to rescue him, moved him to a different safe house every couple of weeks. A …

The Aussie Mindset: Working to Live Instead of Living to Work

It isn't about your place in life or how you make a living; it's simply about living well.<p>Months before my college graduation, one of my friends brought up the idea of embarking on a three-month backpacking trip across Australia. It sounded like fun, so I did what any sane entrepreneur-to-be would …

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Tracing the Steps of Lost Explorers in Miserable, Beautiful Siberia

<i>Da</i>, <i>Da</i>, there it is,” Andrey says with a smile as he idles the outboard engine. He puffs a cigarette and points at a bulge on the horizon. “Amerika Khaya—America Mountain.”<p>I look where Andrey is pointing, but I’m distracted by clouds of insects. In this part of the Siberian Arctic, there are only …