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All News From the Field Archives

Skier Fatalities: Myths About Who Dies, and Where, Debunked

Local skiers often assume that those killed on the slopes of Colorado’s ski resorts are tourists new to skiing or riding, but that couldn’t be further from the deadly truth. …

By Andy Thompson | January 20, 2017 | Posted In: News From the Field

Armstrong Gets USPS Band Back Together for MTB Race

Lance Armstrong, George Hincapie, Christian Vande Velde, and Dylan Casey, all former riders with the U.S. Postal Service team, will ride the 24 Hours of Old Pueblo mountain bike race …

By Andy Thompson | January 20, 2017 | Posted In: News From the Field

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Suffers Worst Ever Coral Bleaching

Coral across Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has suffered its most devastating die-off on record, a new report says. In just nine months, bleaching caused by warmer water has killed around …

By Andy Thompson | November 30, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

Canada Investigates Mysterious ‘Pinging’ Sound at Bottom Arctic Sea

Canada’s military is investigating a mysterious “pinging” that is emanating from the sea floor in the Arctic. The sound, which has also been described as a “hum” or a “beep”, …

By Andy Thompson | November 4, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

Is New Zealand’s Ruapehu Volcano About to Blow?

Ruapehu, on the north island of New Zealand, is one of the most restless volcanoes in the island country. However, it has been a quiet (almost) decade for the picturesque …

By Andy Thompson | September 12, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

Lance Armstrong Helps Create New Aspen MTB Event

A new mountain-biking event that features some of the best trails in the upper Roaring Fork Valley will be launched Sept. 18. The Aspen 50 was conceived by cyclist and …

By Andy Thompson | September 12, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

New National Monument Established in Maine, but Debate Rages On

President Obama designated more than 87,600 acres of forestland in Maine’s North Woods as a national monument Wednesday, capping a years-long quest by a controversial conservationist on the eve of …

By Andy Thompson | August 25, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

How to Survive a 25,000-Foot Freefall Without a Parachute

When Luke Aikins steps out of a Cessna Grand Caravan airplane on July 30, high above Simi Valley, California, he will fall 25,000 feet to the ground—without a parachute. He’ll …

By Andy Thompson | July 26, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

A City-Wide Bike Lane to Be a ‘Piece of Copenhagen in Berlin’

While Copenhagen continues to live up its reputation as the best city in Europe for cycling, Berlin continues to fall behind, with what seems like Autobahn-levels of congestion. But there …

By Andy Thompson | July 26, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

New York City to Perform Vasectomies on Whitetail Deer

If you had to read the title a few times thinking that you must have misread it, you didn’t. This is a real thing that is happening. Staten Island has …

By Andy Thompson | July 13, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

Video: Bull Shark Bites Another Shark Clean in Half

Fair warning, if you have a weak stomach, you may want to skip this video. Sharks are oftentimes the undisputed masters of the ocean, but that doesn’t mean that they …

By Andy Thompson | June 29, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

Study: Child’s Early Athletic Talent Doesn’t Indicate Future Success

In the early 1940s, the best middle-distance runner in the world was a man named Gunder Hägg. Hägg had grown up with his father, a lumberjack, in an isolated part …

By Andy Thompson | June 28, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

Squirrel Removes Child’s Loose Tooth

If ever there was an embarrassing dad story for the record books, this just might be it. As kids growing up, many of us had to deal with dear old …

By Andy Thompson | June 28, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

Hero Dog Takes Rattlesnake Bites for 7-year-old

Dogs have a reputation for protecting their owners unflinchingly, and last week a two-year-old German shepherd lived up to that reputation by taking three bites from a rattlesnake while defending …

By Andy Thompson | May 20, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

In Towering Redwoods, an Abundance of Unseen Life

More people are likely to have reached the summit of Mount Everest than have been to the top of an old-growth redwood tree, which helps explain why we know little …

By Andy Thompson | April 21, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

Video: Triggerfish Bites Fisherman in Most Sensitive Spot

Ouch. Depending on the species, triggerfish is really not a fish that you would want to bite you in the more vulnerable parts of your anatomy. Not only do these …

By Andy Thompson | April 5, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

New Study: Less Than 3 Percent of Americans Live a ‘Healthy Lifestyle’

A fun thing about being an American health journalist is constantly reading about how horribly unhealthy your country is. (And subsequently, being reminded about how unhealthy you probably are. And …

By Andy Thompson | April 1, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

Prozac Creeping into U.S. Waterways, Affecting Fish Behavior

Had Teresa Dzieweczynski chosen to publish her recent findings as an updated children’s classic, rather than as a research paper, she could have titled it If You Give a Fish an Antidepressant. The book …

By Andy Thompson | March 31, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

Survey: 75 Percent of UK Kids Spend Less Time Outdoors Than Inmates

Three-quarters of UK children spend less time outside than prison inmates, according to a new survey revealing the extent to which time playing in parks, wood and fields has shrunk. …

By Andy Thompson | March 30, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field

Italian man sets speed skiing record in French Alps

An Italian skier has managed to break the world’s record for the fastest ski run. Ivan Oregon set the speed skiing record, reaching 254.958 kilometers per hour (158.3 mph), at …

By Andy Thompson | March 30, 2016 | Posted In: News From the Field
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