President Bush says Americans guzzle too much petroleum, and James Howard Kunstler would certainly agree. But the flamethrowing author of The Long Emergencya wickedly entertaining and terrifying look into a future without cheap fuelthinks the world isn't doing nearly enough to get ready, and nobody is safe from his wrath.
A 2,360-Mile Swim
When Ed Lucero plummeted 105.6 feet over Canada’s Alexandra Falls, he set a new world record for the highest plunge in a kayak. What was he thinking? John Galvin finds out. Seeing is Believing CLICK HERE to watch the video clip of Ed…
Amy Bechtel was there, and then she simply wasn't
The strangest stuff litters the flood-sloshed banks of the Mississippi River and her tributaries: tires by the hundred, refrigerators, automobiles, messages in a bottle, urine in a bottle, and (yikes!) the occasional ice chest containing a severed horse head. When the going gets gross, the man to call is Chad Pregracke, a crusading voyager in the war against trash.
Alaskan eccentric Trigger Twigg attempts the first winter ascent of the world's tallest face