For one hundred years, land-speed records have fallen here. Now, the question isn’t how fast they can go, but how much longer this ecological wonder will even exist.
In the golden age of aviation, a one-eyed Oklahoma farm boy and a handsome Hollywood stunt pilot embark on a historic and daring round-the-world rivalry.
For the past 28 years I’ve built a stand-up routine based largely on my New York neuroses, and scheduled around my personal phobia of leaving the five boroughs. When I booked a weeklong gig on the other side of the planet I had no idea what to expect—and neither did China.
A terrifying experience with my sick newborn sent me into a downward spiral of nightmares, depression and self-harm. It took a 24-day trip through a remote region of Central Asia to find myself again.
My parents love the tale of how our ancestors’ whaling ship capsized, turning the crew into cannibals—inspiring “Moby Dick” and an upcoming Ron Howard blockbuster. As an anti-whaling environmental reporter, there’s no story I dread hearing about more.
After 8,000 miles of cycling, the only thing left in our way was one long frozen road…with a few final thunderstorms, some raging wildfires, a couple of testy truck drivers and one seriously pissed-off grizzly bear.
I chased my ex-boyfriend across Europe, my best girlfriend chased me, and we all fell frantically in and out of love.
From lazy Louisiana gators to slippery Seattle streets, America’s hardest-working cyclists wrap up their tour of the contagious 48—and head on to the great white north.
The otherworldly wonder of Zion National Park’s towering rock formation attracts thousands of tourists every day. Three men on bikes ascend at an ungodly hour for a moment alone with a view fit for angels.
Meet a West Coast financier with DIY flair who transformed a Mercedes van into a vehicle for fulfilling his unquenchable wanderlust.
In unbearably hot Central Texas, a unique underground ecosystem creates ice-cold springs that seem sent from the gods—including one otherworldly oasis protected by active security on a remote private ranch. I just had to get in.
After a disastrous car accident, a self-made bike mechanic finds a new life purpose via a two-year, two-wheeled odyssey across America.