Whales As Close As You Can Touch Them: An Adventure in Canada

The road to our country was narrow, muddy and full of tiny ceramics and plastics. dwarves, fairies and bears. My 8-year-old daughter spotted a miniature tiger crouching at the foot of a pine tree while holding her stuffed giraffe and carefully avoiding gnarled roots. He was too tired to offer her anything but a casual …

Whales As Close As You Can Touch Them: A Family Adventure In Canada

The road to our country was narrow, muddy and full of tiny ceramics and plastics. dwarves, fairies and bears. My 8-year-old daughter spotted a miniature tiger crouching at the foot of a pine tree while holding her stuffed giraffe and carefully avoiding gnarled roots. He was too tired to offer her anything but a casual …

SpaceX Launches Astronaut Crew Like No Other in Orbital Adventure

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — A SpaceX rocket took off from a launch pad here Wednesday night and took four Americans on a three-day Earth-orbiting adventure like no other. None of the crew work for NASA. Known as Inspiration4, the mission is the first orbital trip where none of the people on board are professional …

David Roberts, who turned adventure writing into art, dies at 78

“He not only helped my career, he created my career,” Mr. Krakauer said. “He cut his trail and sent me downstairs.” David Stuart Roberts was born on May 29, 1943 in Denver. His father, Walter Orr RobertsAn early climatologist who studied the effects of global warming, he was the founder of the National Center for …