outdoors week 2017
Undraining the Swamp
Florida is trying to undo decades of damage to the Everglades.
Following a Google Map to Nowhere Is Easy. Getting Out Is Hard
The connected map, the GPS dot, is a different sense of safety than the static map.
The City of the Future Is Hiding in the Arizona Desert
Paolo Soleri’s radical experiment in urban planning has been running in the middle of the Arizona desert for nearly 50 years.
Inside Colorado's Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, a former Superfund site that embodies the painful past and uncertain future of nuclear cleanup in America.
How America’s National Parks Became Hotbeds of Paranormal Activity
Bigfoot and aliens have come to overshadow the government’s aging database of missing persons cold cases.
'The Long Dark' Is a Video Game Where the Main Character Is the Wilderness
A video game about awe or horror, depending on how you feel about the great outdoors.
What Will the Outdoors Sound Like in the Future?
We spoke to the lead tech at the National Park Service Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division about dwindling quiet spaces.
How to Scrub GPS Data from Your Photos
A guide to not doxxing at-risk animal species (yourself included).
Inside Antarctica's Illicit Gaming Scene
People are going to great lengths to play mobile augmented-reality game 'Ingress' on Earth’s frozen, southernmost continent.
Engineers Want Gamers to Explore the Moon with a Remote-Controlled Nanobot
Why go outside when you can visit the Moon from your bedroom?
The Video Game Based on Thoreau's 'Walden' Will Bring You Closer to Nature
It expands upon the original written work and, more specifically so, the location in which it was conceived.
'Skyrim' Looks Better With Real Trees
'Every Tree Different' promises to make every tree of the open-world video game unique.