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Exploration Through a Woman's Eyes

Kensington Explorers-In-Residence | Posted 11.10.2014 | Travel
Kensington Explorers-In-Residence

It is my view that men and women have each have a different approach to exploring. While men seek to conquer, women seek to understand. Perhaps this is the reason that women explorers traditionally get short shrift.

The 8 Richest Amateur Endurance Races on the Planet

Kensington Explorers-In-Residence | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Kensington Explorers-In-Residence

For those athletes who are not pro, but wouldn't turn down a green backs for racing well, here are eight of the richest endurance races that can still be won by a non-card carrying pro athlete!

Wild Galapagos Photo Tips From Jonathan Green

Kensington Explorers-In-Residence | Posted 09.30.2014 | Travel
Kensington Explorers-In-Residence

I have spent over two decades photographing the flora, fauna and landscapes of these islands and on each trip discover new subjects and ways to capture them. I was recently asked to share some of my photo tips and the way that I "get the shot."

Ian Anderson, a Space Nut?

James M. Clash | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
James M. Clash

Who knew Ian Anderson, front-man for the seminal rock group Jethro Tull, is a space aficionado? The singer and flautist, who grew during the Cold War...

When It Comes to Space Travel, Things Are Looking Up

Michael V. Paul | Posted 08.06.2014 | Science
Michael V. Paul

How, you may ask, are things "looking up" considering the cuts to the federal budget, the retirement of the shuttle, and the faltering of international agreements with our Russian partners in the International Space Station?

How the Age of Exploration Brought Me to Warring South Sudan

Julian Monroe Fisher | Posted 06.14.2014 | Travel
Julian Monroe Fisher

Clearing Ugandan departure customs I was so nervous I had a real problem getting my trekking boots back on after the x-ray machine.

WATCH: Hawking Weighs In On Space Exploration | Megan Gannon | Posted 03.19.2014 | Science

NEW YORK — Ambitious plans to carry humans far beyond Earth were at the forefront of the Explorers Club Annual Dinner here Saturday night (March 15)...

In 10 Years I Hope to Live on Mars

Kellie Gerardi | Posted 05.13.2014 | Science
Kellie Gerardi

People tend to get hung up on a small detail of this seriously cool mission. Here's the catch: it's a one way trip.

Space Is Our Future

Franklin Chang Díaz | Posted 05.12.2014 | Science
Franklin Chang Díaz

If you shop or make your bank transactions online, use your GPS to find where you are going, check the weather on your cell phone, then you are using these satellites.

Space Is the Open Frontier

Richard Garriott | Posted 05.11.2014 | Science
Richard Garriott

I have taken what I earned in the games industry to open a path for my other life dream, going into space.

Calamari Safari

Edith Widder | Posted 05.10.2014 | Green
Edith Widder

We live on an ocean planet and the U.S. is an ocean nation. Our country includes more land underwater than above. It might behoove us to remember those facts as we set our country's spending priorities going forward.

Exploring Amelia Earhart's Disappearance

Tom King | Posted 03.13.2014 | Science
Tom King

Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared over the Pacific in 1937. What happened to them? There are three main hypotheses -- that is, educated guesses that can be tested through research and exploration.

Casey Affleck Explores the Explorers Club

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Casey Affleck has a youthful intensity: he's too vulnerable to go to the deadly places he explores as a fighter to prove himself in the testosterone f...

9 Tips to Becoming a Modern Day Explorer

Kensington Explorers-In-Residence | Posted 10.01.2013 | Travel
Kensington Explorers-In-Residence

Exploration has never been more popular than today. It is alive and well. The simplistic claim that apart from the deepest oceans and outer space, there is nowhere left to explore, is wrong. The world isn't fully explored and never will be.

Space Tourist Talk Turns Scatological | Megan Gannon | Posted 09.18.2013 | Science

NEW YORK – As microgravity makes even the most mundane tasks tricky, going to the bathroom in space can be a chore. How astronauts take care of that...

PHOTOS: The Weirdest Cocktail Party Ever

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.18.2013 | Weird News

Gentlemen in tuxedos and ladies in ball gowns gathered at the stately Waldorf Astoria hotel in Manhattan on Saturday evening for the 109th annual dinn...

Explorers Club Journeys to New Depths With World Record Diver

Megan Snedden | Posted 12.15.2012 | New York
Megan Snedden

In 1960, Don Walsh -- accompanied by fellow explorer Jacques Piccard -- became the first person to venture to the deepest part of the ocean, approximately 35,798 feet into the Mariana Trench located in the Western Pacific Ocean.

How To Circumnavigate Manhattan

Megan Snedden | Posted 07.16.2012 | Travel
Megan Snedden

An astronaut, a paleontologist and a blonde were riding bikes around New York City: it sounds the familiar set-up for a classic joke. On Sunday, however, as I pedaled around Manhattan with the Explorers Club -- a historic society of adventure and science enthusiasts -- I couldn't come up with a punch line.

WATCH: Meeting The New President Of The Explorers Club

Megan Snedden | Posted 05.26.2012 | Travel
Megan Snedden

"There are a lot of people who are interested in exploration and we want them to participate and we want to support them."

Andrew Burmon

Exploring the Explorers Club | Andrew Burmon | Posted 10.01.2011 | Travel

The "Members Only" sign sits on the steps between the second and third floor, which has all the aging pomp of the best private clubs and a few convers...

Patriarch of Maloney Clan, Clif Maloney, Passes On

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Clif, 71, husband of Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, passed away in September after climbing one of the tallest mountains in the world, Mt. Cho Oyu, between Nepal and China.

Global warming up close and personal on the edge of the earth

Todd Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Todd Carmichael

The massive Wilkins Ice Shelf in the Antarctic is collapsing while you read this article. Will this latest news make us think twice about jumping int...