You can walk, hike, and bike—but not drive—through these destinations that prohibit automobiles.
Three wildfires skirted the author’s Boulder home. Then two more converged on her ancestral house in New Mexico. In the drying West, people must now keep their "head on a swivel."
From pirates’ coves in North Carolina to sites in Georgia that made civil rights history, these parks reveal the social histories and ecological marvels of the South.
Avoiding wild hazards—from poison ivy to venomous snakes—will help your children become confident outdoor explorers.
Researchers analyze the architecture of giant water lilies, 'spines on sticks' honor ancestors, and a green light helps conserve marine life.
When a massive longship was unearthed in Norway more than 100 years ago, its occupants were expected to be powerful men. Instead, the richest grave site of Viking Age belonged to two women, whose...
Most scholars say that at the nation's founding ending a pregnancy wasn’t illegal—or even controversial. Here’s a look at the complex early history of abortion in the United States.
Discovered thousands of miles south of the only other known Denisovan fossils, the molar provides fresh evidence of the enigmatic humans’ spread across ancient Asia.
For decades, highly skilled cavers have come to Mexico to explore Cheve, a labyrinth within a mountain.