“Many folks are not happy to be leaving the place they’ve known their whole lives.” After 20 years of melting permafrost, residents of Newtok now must move. They've boxed their clothes and piled into and
The Kraken, the mythical beast of the sea, is real. Giant squid live in the dark depths of the ocean, and very little is known about them to this day. Most of what the world has learned about the gargantuan
Sealed for millenniums, Qesem Cave in central Israel is a limestone time capsule of the lives and diets of Paleolithic people from 420,000 to 200,000 years ago. Inside, ancient humans once butchered fresh
Master builders of the animal kingdom include spiders that curl leaves into shelters, termites that construct colossal air-conditioned mounds, and birds that build and decorate their nests. Humans have
Prisoner of the Labyrinth, the half man, half bull was a favorite legend for centuries, revealing the intertwined cultures of the Mediterranean world. Deep inside the Labyrinth on the island of Crete a
It's a doomsday scenario that some Americans have feared since the Cold War: A nuclear bomb hits the US, setting off a flash of light, a giant orange fireball, and building-toppling shockwaves. Those to
Diana Beresford-Kroeger is a scientist and author. Her most recent book is To Speak for the Trees: My Life’s Journey from Ancient Celtic Wisdom to a Healing Vision of the Forest, from which this is adapted.