Heroes can often come in unexpected forms. Read about how this musician’s act of courage prevented an accident from becoming a tragedy.
For the Bajau, diving is a cornerstone of culture and a way of life. Sadly, this way of life could be threatened by ocean pollution.
Ben Saunders talks about his epic, 105-day trek to the South Pole and back; the same route taken by Captain Scott on his ill-fated 1912 expedition.
Through the tireless efforts of volunteers and animal rescue organizations, Ukraine’s animals are given a second chance at survival.
Learn about the inspiring life and legacy of this gifted, compassionate photographer.
Environmental activism is hugely important, but so is mental health. Learn how a courageous new wave of activists reconcile the two.
These Afghan women show strength and resolve as they withstand the frightening realities of Taliban occupation.
Learn about the amazing life and influential work of feminist author bell hooks as she is remembered by those she inspired most.
The Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City were once the tallest buildings in the world. Read about a daring highwire act spanning the tops of these skyscrapers.
Learn about Full Circle Everest, an all-black mountaineering team that plans to make history and bring representation to the world of mountaineering.
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Learn about women’s outstanding achievements in Olympic games past and present.
Read about the extraordinary lives and feats of 9 remarkable women.
The 2020 Olympic Games were postponed for a year to limit COVID-19 transmission. Should they be postponed again? What are the risks and rewards?
Being bold doesn’t mean making a rash decision and rushing in, willy-nilly. Learn what it really means to be bold.
An ambitious goal of some dedicated mountaineers is climbing the tallest peak on each of the seven continents. Learn about the unique challenges these mountains pose.
Is eating in a restaurant or going to a concert a bold action or a careless risk?
No one would describe Yosemite National Park’s iconic Half Dome peak as a ski slope, but that didn’t stop two adventurous locals.
Researchers are eager to gather data about how well COVID-19 vaccines protect children and teenagers, but are running into resistance. Would you take the risk of testing a new vaccine?
Where should you draw the line between taking a daring photo and taking a dangerous risk?