Seth MacFarlance will host the 2015 Breakthrough Prize ceremony on National Geographic Channel. The Breakthrough Prize is an annual awards given to honor the authors of breakthroughs in physics, life sciences and mathematics. MacFarlane,...Show More Summary
Photo credit: Deron Verbeck. In July Deron Verbeck, free-diver and award winning underwater photographer, happened upon a group of pilot whales while on a photoshoot with National Geographic. The adult male carried the corpse of a dead...Show More Summary
Science geeks, rejoice: You have a new series to look forward to. The National Geographic Channel is partnering with GE to produce Breakthrough, a new series featuring episodes directed by a star-studded cast. The folks behind the show,...Show More Summary
National Geographic's forthcoming scripted miniseries, "Saints & Strangers," is expected to spark discussions about America's history and revitalize interest in the country's founding by its first European settlers ahead of Thanksgiving Day.
How do you train captive dolphins to be wild again? Dolphins/Shutterstock There are a few people on The Stranger's Facebook page commenting on my article published yesterday saying that once a dolphin or an orca has been captive (orcas are the largest of the dolphin family), you cannot release them back into the wild. Show More Summary
Two explorers on an intensive adventure across California made a sweet discovery during their three-week expedition: an abandoned puppy. National Geographic grantee Cedar Wright and Alex Honnold were on a grueling biking and climbing expedition through the American southwest, a trip they fittingly dubbed Sufferfest 2. Show More Summary
Join National Geographic and G Adventures for a Twitter chat about life-changing travel from 2-3 p.m. ET on Friday, October 2.
National Geographic Creative photographer Jill Schneider (on Instagram @jillhsphotography) teaches travel photography to high school students as a National Geographic Student Expeditions trip leader. She recently returned from Queenstown,...Show More Summary
Organizations will provide content for the VR viewer when it rolls out in October.
(National Geographic/David Gruber) What is biofluorescence? Jane J. Lee of National Geographic explains that it's: [...] the ability to reflect the blue light hitting a surface and re-emit it as a different color. The most common colors are green, red, and orange. Show More Summary
"I've been [studying turtles] for a long time, and I don't think anyone's ever seen this," sea turtle expert Alexander Gaos tells National Geographic. "This is really quite amazing." Gaos is referring to video footage showing a hawksbill sea turtle glowing neon red and green, looking like a swimming rave...
For National Geographic Books Senior Editor Barbara A. Noe, going on a run is the best way to get oriented in a new city, and a great way to take in the sights. So lace up your sneaks and read on to get Barbara’s tips on where to run in some of the world’s greatest places—and what to see along the way.
Wait, there are sea turtles that glow? Yes there are, provided you shine blue light on them. National Geographic has posted an exclusive video that for the first time shows a sea turtle the exhibits biofluorescence, which is the property...Show More Summary
image credit The 21st century is the 'new age of exploration,' says archaeologist and National Geographic Society fellow Fredrik Hiebert. 'The opportunities for what we can discover in this century - and the questions we'll finally be...Show More Summary
On Sunday night, what National Geographic dubs a "rare super blood moon total eclipse" will coincide with the recent fall equinox, which traditionally signals the end of summer in the northern hemisphere in September. However, this massive confluence of lunar events has riled up many religious Americans into an apocalyptic fervor, especially the Mormons.
The human figures are part of a series called Psychogeography, and each one contains thousands of painstakingly clipped and collaged images from National Geographic back-issues, augmented with painted elements that span the different layers of glass. Show More Summary
It’s official: Honey badger don’t care. This “crazy nasty-ass” critter—the subject of a National Geographic documentary transformed into a viral meme through satirical overdubbing—“really don’t give a shit.” Not about snarky documentaries,...Show More Summary
With PIX 2015 right around the corner, we're taking the opportunity to introduce you to some of our inspiring re:FRAME speakers. Aaron Huey is a National Geographic photographer whose favorite gig is playing photo assistant to his talented 5-year-old son, Hawkeye Huey. Read more
Ancient peoples come alive in Orkney, Scotland [...] the August 2014 National Geographic article “Before Stonehenge” was the deciding factor. Take in all the neolithic sites possible. Many are scattered across the Orkney archipelago. Coolest...Show More Summary