Paul Mayewski reads the story of the Earth and its inhabitants in strands of frozen water.
by Steve Nadis
Fire Fight at Hembrillo Basin
Buffalo Soldiers hold their ground in a nighttime skirmish with the Apache.
by Karl W. Laumbach
Legacy in Stone
Sardinia's ubiquitous towers recall a time of fortified farmsteads.
by Robert H. Tykot
Swahili Ghost Town
The ruins of an East African city testify to the fusion of African and Arab
influences that gave rise to a sophisticated indigenous culture.
by David West Reynolds
Ham Hocks on Your Cornflakes
Examining the role of food in African-American identity
by Mark Warner