Editor's Note: This is still one of our favorite infographics of all time, illustrating the chances of dying by sport and activity. Although these statistics continue to change over time, they offer some perspective. Scroll down to see the odds and for more data and related content below the infographic.
To understand how these numbers compare to more "natural" causes, see this US data from the Center For Disease Control. For parents wanting a more focused guide to youth activities, take a look at this data on sports injuries compiled by Stanford Children's Hospital.
Remember the fissure in Grand Teton National Park that broke the internet a few months ago? Well, it actually broke. Grand Teton Park officials have been monitoring the crack since discovering it roughly four months ago, and according to the Jackson Hole News and Guide, it recently calved. The fissure became a media sensation after closing a popular overlook on the west side of Jenny Lake. A variety of media outlets scooped up the story and linked it back to our favorite scapegoat: the
Story by Matt Coté Search the annals of history for idioms about change, and you’ll find plenty, from it being the only constant to the surety that it’s “gonna come,” as sung by the indelible Sam Cooke. But history also tells us human beings are universally resistant to change. So when something as beloved as our favorite ski hill gets sold, it’s no surprise that’s scary. Especially if your town’s identity is as interwoven with it as Whistler’s is. A little over a year ago, Vail
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