Seismic waves from deep in the Earth’s core could portend one of the planet’s most devastating volcanic explosions—but we probably have at least 100 million years before we need to worry.
Roads & Kingdoms
Marooned in the Desert Sixty-seven years after the Arab-Israeli War, 3,000 Palestinians remain forgotten and stateless in rural Egypt.
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Honeybees at a Crossroads Drought, pesticides, diseases—it’s not a good time to be a bee.