Jeff Wiseis a science writer, outdoor adventurer and pilot of airplanes and gliders. He is a contributing editor atPopular Mechanics,Travel + Leisure,Outside’s GO, andFortune Small Business. He has also written forThe New York Times Magazine,Esquire,Details, Popular Science,National Geographic Adventure, and many others. In the course of his journalism career he has surfed in Alaska, scuba dived the South China Sea, piloted a WWII fighter plane, and mushed a dog team in Montana. He lives in New York City.