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?
Researchers study dopamine levels in adolescents to understand why they take many risks.
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?
Learn about Karina Hollekim, a daredevil who survived a failed parachute jump and eventually was able to ski again.
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.
Read about the risks faced by first responders to the nation’s wildfires and what works to mitigate them.
The debate about the best way to control a persistent disease vector is about to get real.
In the effort to fast-track a vaccine to prevent the spread of Covid-19, how much risk is acceptable?
Researchers at the Caltech Brain Imaging Center found that participants in a study were more likely to gamble when they saw peers doing so.
Most people tend to categorize the risk-taking behaviors of teenagers as a bad thing, but new research from Harvard University shows that brain development at that age can be beneficial for learning.