The Journal

Wed November 14
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High Altitude Low Opening

We take a look at the soldiers who drop from 35,000 feet into some of the most dangerous battlefields on earth

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Best of 2014: White Feather

The Marine who crawled behind enemy lines for four days to take a single shot

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Huckberry Badass: Robert Croft

How deep can you go on a single breath? Dive into freediving with the sport's pioneer

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The History of 'Going Maverick'

Whence cometh the term “maverick” may surprise you

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A Brief History of Tartan

From Scottish warriors to Seattle rockers, we uncover the roots of our favorite flannel

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White Feather

The Marine who crawled behind enemy lines for four days to take a single shot

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45 Years of the Range Rover

Half a century later, everything (and yet nothing) has changed for the godfather of the SUV

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The Tunnel Rats

The men who took the Vietnam war underground with nothing but a pistol and a flashlight

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The Rider and the Wolf

A bloody vest, fresh tracks, a missing .22 pistol, and the disappearance of Mike Rust

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The Vagrant Viking

Peter Freuchen: Arctic explorer, resistance fighter, and everything in between.

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The Aviator: From Combat Necessity to Style Essential

We paid a visit to Randolph, MA — the home of Randolph Engineering to see the process of making a pair of their iconic Aviators.

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The Grand Aussie Adventure

A century ago, Edward 'Ryko' Reichenbach improvised his way through the Australian Outback.

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Louis Zamperini

Olympian, Soldier, Survivor; an extraordinary life that exemplified the American spirit.

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Before There Was Punk, There Was Death

How three teenage brothers in Detroit founded the first punk band and didn't even know it.

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40 Years of the Kawasaki Jet Ski

For nearly a half century, Kawasaki has been quietly revolutionizing the way we ride waves.

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The Man in Black

We pull back the curtain on what inspired some of Johnny's most iconic songs.

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638 Ways to Kill Castro

Throughout his 50 year reign over Cuba, Fidel Castro has survived everything from poisoned milkshakes to exploding cigars.

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The One-Man Hover Machine

How the Army tried (and failed) to make man fly.

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