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?
In the face of countless obstacles, Bessie Coleman was determined to become a pilot. Read about her pioneering efforts to become the first African American female pilot in American history.
Even travelers ripe for adventure need to reduce risk during a global pandemic. Read predictions about how future travel will be both daring and safe.
Getting stung by an insect is a real pain. Justin Schmidt, an entomologist, has been stung more than 1,000 times in the name of science. these stings can vary from mild to absolutely debilitating.
For her brave work and continued activism concerning women’s rights and education, Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Read more about her life and advocacy here.
Explore some of National Geographic’s highlighted adventure photos.
Roz Savage was the first woman to row solo across three oceans. Here, she talks about how her first voyage; how it came about that she gave up her normal life to row solo across the Atlantic, the obstacles that she faced, and how she overcame them.
Champion runner Kayla Montgomery refuses to let Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis halt her running career. Read about her here.