Asha Gummadi wants to help more people get the right physical therapy using mobile devices.
Nick Jordan/National Geographic There’s been no shortage of shows this century seeking to dissect and expound on the strange natural mysteries of Earth. David Attenborough managed to jumpstart things with the BBC’s Blue Planet back in the day, and then with Planet Earth. Show More Summary
The magazine admits it “all but ignored” people of color in the United States until the 1970s.
National Geographic has acknowledged that it covered the world through a racist lens for generations, with its magazine portrayals of bare-breasted women and naive brown-skinned tribesmen as savage, unsophisticated, and unintelligent. "We had to own our story to move beyond it," editor-in-chief Susan Goldberg tells the AP in an interview...
Here's what to know about the top five DNA testing kits—AncestryDNA, 23andMe, National Geographic Genographic Project, MyHeritage, and Living DNA.
Doreen St. Félix writes about the National Geographic’s new “Race Issue,” and the magazine’s past and present treatment of race and ethnicity.
Each year National Geographic honours the achievements of people in the fields of exploration, adventure sports, conservation and humanitarianism on its Adventurer of the Year list.
The winners of National Geographic Traveller's photography competition have been announced, with awe-inspiring shots from places including Mongolia and Manhattan impressing judges.
Yup, you really can earn up to $1,000/day shooting a short film—and we've got the casting notice right here! We also have a feature, a scripted series, and an exciting project for National Geographic. Don’t miss out! “LOCKWOOD”Casting...Show More Summary
This week, National Geographic's racist past, reviewing Surrealism in Egypt, the best museum in the world, FBI surveillance of black bookstores, Portugal's role in introducing tempura to Japan, and more. The post Required Reading appeared first on Hyperallergic.
NatGeo wants to start a conversation on race, but its opening statement seems more like an end than a beginning.
"Some of what you find in our archives leaves you speechless," editor-in-chief Susan Goldberg wrote.
(Australian National University) Researchers from The Australian National University have helped put together the most comprehensive study ever conducted into the origins of people in Vanuatu -- regarded as a geographic gateway from Asia to the Remote Pacific.
As part of their issue on race, National Geographic asked historian John Edwin Mason to dive into their archives to examine the magazine’s past coverage of people of color, both in the US and abroad. What he found was not pretty. What...Show More Summary
The 120-year-old magazine invited a history professor to critique its past coverage of race, and showed little defensiveness in accepting his findings.
NPR reports on National Geographic’s new issue devoted to the topic of race, and the way that the organization has examined its own history: “‘National Geographic’ Reckons With Its Past: ‘For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist’” I found...Show More Summary
Seeing our planet from space is a rare treat: Fewer than 540 people have ever left the Earth. Seven astronauts who've blasted off from our planet with NASA came together this week for the premiere of the National Geographic series One Strange Rock. Show More Summary
SERIES The Voice Blind auditions continue. 8 p.m. NBC DC’s Legends of Tomorrow The roots of rock ’n’ roll inform this new episode as the Legends travel to mid-1950s Memphis to try to prevent a tragedy that would change the course of music history. Nick Zano, Tala Ashe and Caity Lotz star. 8 p.m....
Mitch Landrieu explains how a question from old friend Wynton Marsalis spurred his reckoning with the city’s monuments on National Geographic’s America Inside Out with Katie Couric.
Michael Greshko in National Geographic has written a neat story about the hunt for southern hemisphere records of Earth’s magnetic field: “What Ancient African Huts Reveal About Earth’s Magnetic Flips”. To study the last few millennia—younger...Show More Summary