National Geographic Traveler Editor at Large Christopher Elliott is the magazine’s consumer advocate and ombudsman. Over the past 15 years he has helped countless readers fix their trips. Here’s his latest advice.
The following interview in The Wall Street Journal really struck a chord. Courteney Monroe, chief executive of National Geographic Channels, previously worked in marketing at HBO for 13 years. When is the right time to leave a job? If...Show More Summary
From National Geographic: This past weekend the excavation team, led by Greek archaeologist Katerina Peristeri, announced the discovery of two elegant caryatids—large marble columns sculpted in the shape of women with outstretched arms—that...Show More Summary
Imangi Studios and National Geographic Kids have partnered together to turn the Temple Run series into an informative and exciting book called Temple Run: Race Through Time to Unlock Secrets of Ancient Worlds. They have also created a new character for Temple Run 2, Maria Selva, based off the protagonist in the book. Show More Summary
In July, National Geographic Channel employed a cross-platform marketing campaign for its show ‘Life Below Zero’ in which it utilized a new advertising solution from smart remote technology company Peel. The network was able to retarget...Show More Summary
Paleontologist Paul Sereno, right, examines the marquee display at the National Geographic unveiling of the Spinosaurus exhibit on Friday on Sept. 10 in Washington, DC. Credit: Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images NewlyShow More Summary
This week, BBC World News is hiring a senior producer, while National Geographic needs a rights clearance specialist. Atlantic Media is seeking a manager of business development, and the Brookings Institution is on the hunt for a communications officer. Show More Summary
The scientist’s discovery of the world’s first semiaquatic dinosaur — known as the Spinosaurus and on display as a replica starting Friday at the National Geographic Museum — nearly didn’t happen. And it only happened from the kind of luck concocted in movies. Read full article >>
U.N. Report: Carbon Dioxide Levels at Record Highs Tim Profeta, Sept. 11, 2014 (National Geographic) “…Scientists believe the [spiking and record concentration and rate of carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the atmosphere] are not only the...Show More Summary
There once was a dinosaur, bigger than a T. rex, that swam with the sharks -- and ate them for dinner. The first evidence that a fierce and well-known meat-munching dinosaur, Spinosaurus aegyptiacus, was adapted for both land and water was featured in the US journal Science on Thursday. Show More Summary
View Photo Gallery —National Geographic to unveil Spinosaurus. The discovery of the world’s first semiaquatic dinosaur — known as the Spinosaurus and on display as a replica starting Friday at the National Geographic Museum — nearly didn’t happen. Read full article >>
TIME magazine managing editor Nancy Gibbs and digital managing editor Edward Felsenthal issued a memo to staff Thursday morning announcing three new hires and two promotions. Alice Gabriner returns to TIME from National Geographic where she’ll serve as international photo editor. Show More Summary
Amy Toensing, an American photojournalist committed to telling stories with sensitivity and depth, is known for her intimate essays about the lives of ordinary people. A regular contributor to National Geographic and National Geographic...Show More Summary
Yossi Vardi, considered by many to be Israel's unofficial tech ambassador, says the country's ultra-Orthodox, its Arab population, and those from the socioeconomic and geographic periphery, need to be included in the Startup Nation's growth.
Globetrotting chef José Andrés files this travelogue for National Geographic, chronicling a recent trip to Japan. Andrés writes that the visit served as inspiration for his upcoming DC concept China Chilcano, and "I was amazed at how similar Japanese cooking...
This morning, National Geographic uploaded a photo of a baby Antarctic fur seal and it is the cutest motherfucking thing I've ever fucking seen. Read more...
While looking for something else entirely, I came across this fascinating photograph of a dog and a phonograph. It was taken by National Geographic photographer Herbert G. Ponting in 1911 in Antarctica. The dog, named Chris, belonged to explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott, who took a gramophone along on the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition. Show More Summary
The July 1906 issue of National Geographic featured the magazine's first wildlife photos, night shots by George Shiras III. Two of the National Geographic Society board members were infuriated, arguing that the magazine was becoming a "picture book." Read the rest
Climate change is threatening bird species’ throughout North America. Studies conducted by the National Audubon Society suggest as many as 314 species are being be forced out of their current geographical range. The data was collected over a period of 30 years by the Audubon Society and the U.S. Show More Summary
Counter-Strike player 00Mondy00's video—featuring "the infamous noob"—is just like a National Geographic documentary. It's very relaxing, it is based upon extensive field research and the players didn't know they were test subjects. Read more...