outdoors week 2017

Outer Limits

Undraining the Swamp

Florida is trying to undo decades of damage to the Everglades.
Ankita Rao
11.4.17
Outer Limits

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.
Michael Byrne
11.1.17
Outer Limits

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.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.30.17
Outer Limits

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.
Sarah Emerson
10.28.17
Outer Limits

Reclaimed Land

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.
Lauren Steele
10.28.17
outer limits

'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.
Matthew Gault
10.27.17
Outer Limits

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.
Samantha Cole
10.26.17
OpSec

How to Scrub GPS Data from Your Photos

A guide to not doxxing at-risk animal species (yourself included).
Asia Murphy
10.26.17
Outer Limits

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.
Caroline Haskins
10.26.17
Outer Limits

Engineers Want Gamers to Explore the Moon with a Remote-Controlled Nanobot

Why go outside when you can visit the Moon from your bedroom?
Jacob Dubé
10.25.17
Outer Limits

'Skyrim' Looks Better With Real Trees

'Every Tree Different' promises to make every tree of the open-world video game unique.
Matthew Gault
10.25.17
Outer Limits

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.
Michael Piel
10.25.17