By Matthew Mulrennan This post by Matt Mulrennan originally appeared in National Geographic's Ocean Views. Our ocean remains the greatest mystery on planet Earth. The ocean takes up 70% of our blue planet, yet we've only explored 5% of it. Show More Summary
India's water crisis / National Geographic Over the next 50 years, landscape architects must coordinate their actions globally to fight climate change, help communities adapt to a changing world, bring artful and sustainable parks and...Show More Summary
Photograph by Jacob J. Gayer, National Geographic Creative.
Set off on a space expedition, and experience what it must be like to travel through the cosmos.
The world has Brexit fever, which is both a metaphor and an actual virus that causes xenophobia, nationalism and demagoguery in its sufferers. Now that Britain has voted to leave the European Union, plenty of geographic regions are wondering "Hey, why don't we go it alone?" Texas? New York? Uh...Alaska? [ more › ]
Motorist Captures Rare Footage Of Lone Wolf Chasing Down And Killing Bighorn Sheep in Kananaskis Country, Alberta This is truly a National Geographic moment! These motorists caught a rare wolf attack on camera while driving down Highway 40 en route to their campsite for the night in Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada. Show More Summary
National Geographic and the NBA were among the top brands mentioned across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram last week. Here are the leading social brands, according to data from Shareablee.
Photograph by Maynard Owen Williams/National Geographic Creative.
Video Enya’s nine albums are the audio equivalent of a National Geographic calendar. When gods hit play on celestial Spotify, flowers bloom, clouds part, babies are born and a hundred aromatherapy candles flutter. People claim tunes like 1988 single “Orinoco Flow” assist healing from disease or surgery. Fans peg Enya with [...]
Our latest podcast guest is Katherine Ozment, author of Grace Without God: The Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Belonging in a Secular Age. Ozment has worked for National Geographic and Boston magazine and been published in the New York Times. Show More Summary
Hangin’ Around Photograph by Douglas Gimesy, National Geographic Your Shot “After the rain, it sometimes rains again, and when it does, what else is one to do except just hang?” asks Your Shot member Douglas Gimesy. He submitted this image of a fruit bat resting in a tree during a rain shower in Melbourne, Australia, […]
ALE, a Japanese start-up, aims to create artificial meteor showers. From their very own satellite, the engineers at ALE would launch pellets into the upper atmosphere, creating one giant light show. Via National Geographic: Now, if a...Show More Summary
A compilation of screenshots from the National Geographic "Blood Antiquities" video. See: Inigo Gilmore (National Geographic) "Blood Antiquities" 'What is Wrong with National Geographic's 6th June "Blood antiquities: Report?'.
Perhaps after the "Nazi War Diggers" fiasco, it would be expecting too much of the USA's "National Geographic" in its current configuration to produce work of the standard it once upon a time represented, but their slick production on "Blood Antiquities " broadcast on June 6th initially seemed likely to have potential to make good on that promise. Show More Summary
Which brands generated the most engagement on Instagram last week? Shareablee has the data.
LONDON — The title of "world's most famous animal" would be a hotly contested one, but Koko — a Western Lowland gorilla living in Woodside, California — is certainly in the running. Koko's been on the cover of National Geographic on more than one occasion. Show More Summary
Inigo Gilmore goes in search of artefact smugglers for National Geographic in a really sleek production: Hat tip Dorothy L. King
Geographical Fun: Being Humourous Outlines of Various Countries was first published in London by the firm of Hodder and Stoughton in 1869. The atlas consists of twelve maps of European countries, each with a unique national stereotype created by the author based on the the outline and shape of the country. Show More Summary
In a clip for the series Science of Stupid on National Geographic, former BBC Top Gear host Richard Hammond examines how and why cats can jump as high and as accurately as they do, provided conditions are right. To drive his point home, Hammond compares the graceful leap of a feline with examples of clumsy […]