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'I Am Penguin, Hear Me Squeak!' A Bird Speaks Out From Inside SeaWorld's 'Antarctica'

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.19.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I don't know if you are aware of this, but we penguins have our pride. In my case, I'm no run-of-the-mill bird. I'm a King penguin, in fact--bred fo...

Bianca Bosker

We Found A Man Who Thinks Google Glass' Look Works To His Advantage

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 06.07.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK CITY -- Language undergoes strange mutations inside the airy Chelsea loft Google refers to as “Basecamp.” People who’ve paid $1,500 for...

My Mount Everest Story

Kenneth Kamler | Posted 04.05.2014 | Green
Kenneth Kamler

When clouds pass through, climbers have to stop and wait until they can see where to put their feet. Climbers unrope for this most dangerous part because the slopes are so sheer, a slip would be a free fall.

10 Toughest Endurance Races in the World

Kensington Explorers-In-Residence | Posted 08.19.2014 | Travel
Kensington Explorers-In-Residence

Anytime your race plan involves running on the white line of the highway to keep the soles of your shoes from melting, you know you're in for a suffer-fest. Here, based on my personal suffering and the suffering of others, is my top 10 list of the world's toughest endurance races.

Happy Birthday to The New World.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Sidonie Sawyer

500 years ago, Juan Ponce de Léon did not discover Florida. Traces were found of Spanish slaves coming from the Bahamas, who had visited first, without ever staying for long.

Horizons Unlimited: True Stories of Trauma and Triumph

Helen Davey | Posted 03.27.2013 | Books
Helen Davey

As a psychoanalyst, I'm always struck by the fact that truth is much more fascinating than fiction. The real story of Dorothy and George Putnam and Amelia Earhart is a poignant, heartbreaking, and absorbing tale about real people living amazing lives.

Time to Cure a Century-Old Hangover

Joyce Morgan | Posted 01.18.2013 | Arts
Joyce Morgan

The letter could have been written this morning. Its remorse and embarrassment are as palpable as a thumping headache.

Robert Swan OBE: "The Greatest Threat to Our Planet Is the Belief That Someone Else Will Save It"

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 05.01.2012 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

In 1986, Robert Swan made the longest unassisted walk ever to the South Pole. Three years later he went onto the North Pole and by the age of 33, he became first person in history to walk to both North and South Pole.

Exploring 2012 And Questioning Prophesy

Lorie Karnath | Posted 03.05.2012 | Travel
Lorie Karnath

Exploration requires the willingness to venture not only beyond recognized boundaries, but beyond pre-conceived notions or established convention.

History's Least-Appreciated Explorers (And For Good Reason)

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

There's a whole slew of explorers you probably never even heard of. And, to be fair, they probably never heard of you, either.