Here Be Monsters - They did it for the simplest of reasons: adventure. Three friends, on a drunken dare, set out in a dinghy for a nearby island. But when the gas ran out and they drifted into barren waters, their biggest threat wasn’t the water or the ocean—it was each other.
Uncatchable - America’s most elusive fugitive ran for forty years — and now that it’s over, he might just pull off the greatest escape of all…
The Volcano Next Door - Scientists descend to a fiery lava lake to protect a Congolese city.
The Cold Patrol - Two young Danes find out if they’re tough enough for the world’s only military dogsled team.
The Hadza - They grow no food, raise no livestock, and live without rules or calendars. They are living a lifestyle that has changed little in 10,000 years. What do they know that we’ve forgotten?
Stranded on the Roof of the World - Afghanistan’s Kyrgyz nomads survive in one of the most remote, high-altitude, bewitching landscapes on Earth. It’s a heavenly life—and a living hell.
Desperate Passage - Down in the hold, beneath the deck boards, where we were denied most of the sun’s light but none of its fire, it sometimes seemed as if there were nothing but eyes…
The Quiet Hell of Extreme Meditation - A journey into and beyond the challenges of total silence.
The Wall - Wall builders will tell you that a stone, professionally speaking, is not always a stone.
The Blind Man Who Learned To See - Daniel Kish has been sightless since he was a year old. Yet he can mountain bike. And navigate the wilderness alone. And recognize a building as far away as 1,000 feet.
Stopping A Global Killer - The rapidly spreading disease affects more people than ever before. But until recently, the outcry has been muted.