Do Men Suck at Friendship?
The key to a long, healthy life is not exercise or diet. It's strong social connections – in other words, friends. The problem: Research shows that men are bad at friendship.
After last year's tragic bombing at the Boston Marathon officials scrutinized the past associations of the Tsarnaev brothers, including Tamerlan's martial arts gym. The Wai Kru MMA gym has shed members, lost money, and fought to shake off its association ever since. The gym's hope now lies in a 5' 7" 171-pound fighter, John "Doomsday" Howard and his coach, the rattled, but optimistic owner John Allan.
In 33 years as a Greenpeace captain, Pete Willcox has battled environmental offenders around the world. He has occupied a Turkish power plant, was nearly blown up by French operatives, and, most recently, landed in a Russian prison for protesting Arctic drilling. Even he admits it might all be a lost cause. But he's not about to quit now.
From Iceland's Highway 1 to Utah's Canyonlands, an epic itinerary for modern explorers.
Plus: Building a Bigger Action Hero
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