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Who better to follow in 140 characters or less than our favorite explorers? We've put together a roster of tweeters, from eco-activist David de Rothschild to alpinist Ed Viesturs, to keep an eye on the ever-changing world of adventure.  This list is by no means final, so keep checking back to see who's been added.…

Here's the latest video dispatch from Alone in the Wild's Ed Wardle, now in week 4 of his solitary survival experiment. Ed found the perfect, breezy camp at Tin Cup Lake — much better for avoiding the bears. Now it's time to build his new shelter. On July 3rd, 2009 Ed Wardle was flown into the wild…

Text by Annie Hay Here's the latest from Ed Wardle, who voluntarily wound up in the Canadian Yukon, alone, unsupported, for three months for the National Geographic Channel's new TV show, Alone in the Wild. Currently just 38 days into his journey, the show is revolutionizing reality television. Gone are the days of waiting for the…

Text by Laura Buckley. Also see Steve Casimiro top 20 travel apps. Two very interesting things happened last week: Twitter made front-page headlines, showing skeptics just how useful the micro-blogging tool can be to connect people on the move in distant places; and Apple released the speedy new iPhone 3GS. If Twitter can effectively organize demonstrations in Iran, it…

Text by Ryan Bradley; Photograph by Bobby Model Iran, right now, is the breaking news story, with hundreds of thousands of students taking the streets to protest the elections yesterday and, likely, today. There were beatings, mob violence, cars aflame…and lots and lots of tweets. Plenty of news agencies are just now latching onto this…