The discussion will be followed by the debut screening of DiCaprio’s National Geographic documentary Before the Flood
These historic photographs are from a National Geographic article in the February 1937 issue titled "Changing Berlin". It offers a fascination look at Berlin, Germany, a few years before the start of World War II. See more »
This post originally appeared on National Geographic. Photographs by Mitch Dobrowner Mitch Dobrowner has a vivid imagination. When he listens to music, he can see colors. And before he goes out to photograph, his mind’s eye already sees...Show More Summary
Nikki Reed strikes a pose while attending National Geographic’s Years Of Living Dangerously premiere at the American Museum of Natural History on Wednesday (September 21) in New York City. The 28-year-old actress posed alongside her husband Ian Somerhalder. “Happy Sunday! Remember every Sunday I am donating my social media to my @YearsofLiving team so they [...]
Well well, would you just look at these cuties?! Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady seemed awfully excited for a date night on Wednesday as the gorgeous duo attended National Geographic's Years Of Living Dangerously season two premiere. The 36-year-old supermodel and her football star husband left the kiddos at home and totally BEAMED as they snuggled up [...]
Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady looked like a couple just off their honeymoon when they made a rare red carpet appearance on Wednesday night. The pair -- who have been married for seven years -- lovingly posed at National Geographic's Years Of Living Dangerously new season premiere event at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Show More Summary
Tom Brady plants a sweet kiss on his wife Gisele Bundchen while attending National Geographic’s new season world premiere of Years Of Living Dangerously held at the American Museum of Natural History on Wednesday evening (September 21) in New York City. The 39-year-old football player and Gisele, 36, were joined at the event by America [...]
An eventful day on the equinox front: We've entered autumn, as of 10:21am EDT, per National Geographic. That means that Sept. 22 will see 12 hours of day and 12 hours of night in the Northern Hemisphere, and our part of the Earth will start to lean further away...
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I spent much of last winter working on a story about what it might take to end global blindness. I’m tickled to see the result now on and inside the cover of September’s National Geographic. The four-section story is about determination in the face of tough odds. Here’s a snip from the first section, about gene therapy fashioned by a group led by […]
An ancient Jewish scroll reduced to charcoal in a fire 1,500 years ago along the shores of the Dead Sea has finally been read with the help of dedicated researchers and some impressive new technology, National Geographic reports. According to the AP, the so-called Ein Gedi scroll sat in...
The annual competition celebrates the best in nature photography with entrants submitting snaps from their time in destinations such as Kenya, Japan and the U.S.
The lovely brown hues in Eugene Delacroix's 1830 painting above, titled "Liberty Leading the People," were actually pigments made from ground-up mummies from Egypt. From National Geographic: The use of mummy as a pigment most likely stemmed from an even more unusual use—as medicine. Show More Summary
The Banggai cardinalfish—the "holy grail of ornamental fish"—may soon disappear from the wild due to its popularity in aquariums, according to an in-depth piece from National Geographic. The tiny fish lives only in a 9-square-mile area of Indonesia, and yet fisherman were catching at least 2,000 of...
Solely in geographical terms, Chilean culture has issued forth from a matrix of constraint. The Argentine writer Ezequiel Martínez Estrada remarked that “Chile is perhaps the most poorly located and poorly shaped nation on the plane...
About 150 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Mass., lies an ecosystem teeming with puffins, whales, underwater mountains, and fissures "deeper than the Grand Canyon," reports National Geographic. That 4,913-square-mile area—an "underwater Yellowstone," per NPR —will now be protected from commercial activity as President Obama designates it...
National Geographic's Nature Photographer of the Year contest has kicked off and the entries are awe-inspiring. This year's judges are looking for photos that showcase the "diverse natural world around us." Entries are divided into four categories: Landscape, Environmental Issues, Action, and Animal Portraits. Show More Summary
This post originally appeared on National Geographic. It’s been a tough summer for many Muslim women in France who want to go to the beach. Even though France’s highest court ruled that beaches couldn’t ban women from wearing burkinis—the...Show More Summary
Fifteen years ago today, three D.C. public school teachers, chaperoning three 11-year-old sixth-grade students, Bernard Curtis Brown II, Asia Cottom and Rodney Dickens, tragically joined two National Geographic Society staff members at Dulles International Airport to board American Airlines Flight 77 bound for Los Angeles International Airport. Show More Summary