Which Slave Sailed Himself To Freedom?

Just before dawn on May 13, 1862, Robert Smalls and a crew composed of fellow slaves, in the absence of the white captain and his two mates, slipped a cotton steamer off the dock, picked up family members at ...

Why Some Trees Live Underground

With the exception of wildlife film makers, arboriculturalists and a few scientists, most of us don't spend much time in the leafy upper reaches of tree canopies. But in the underground forests beneath the sava...