Photographer Cotton Coulson, a former National Geographic contributor and Baltimore Sun DOP, died yesterday as a result of a diving accident last Sunday, according to NPPA‘s News Photographer magazine. He was 60 years old. Coulson was...Show More Summary
In a press call for National Geographic's upcoming documentary series "American Genius," Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak took time to give glowing reviews to two TV shows about the tech world — HBO's "Silicon Valley" and AMC's "Halt and...Show More Summary
Below, you will find a description of warthogs, via National Geographic:These sturdy hogs are not among the world's most aesthetically pleasing animals — their large, flat heads are covered with 'warts,' which are actually protective bumps. Show More Summary
“Her portraits of celebrities, street people, and prom-goers are familiar to many Americans who saw her work in Life, National Geographic, Vogue, the New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, or one of her 18 published photo collectio...
Grab your camera and hit the road — National Geographic's 27th annual Traveler Photo Contest is underway Amateur and professional photographers alike are encouraged to enter the contest, which closes June 30, with photos from around the globe. Show More Summary
This video is from the 2009 National Geographic documentary The Code Breakers. Although the documentary deals with several stories related to cryptography, I’ve set the video to start at the beginning the Zodiac Killer segment. The segment is roughly 8 minutes… Read More » The post Zodiac Killer Code Breakers Segment appeared first on The Zodiac Revisited.
Photo by Ira Block/National Geographic/Getty Images The World Muay Thai Council has suspended Bandasak Chaiyasan following his win on May 16 th when he defeated his opponent, Noppadon Chalor, via head kick KO in Chiang Mai, Thailand....Show More Summary
National Geographic and Canon’s Tales By Light is a six episode 4K TV miniseries focusing on the insights and work of five of the best Aussie photographers: Art Wolfe, Krystle Wright, Darren Jew, Peter Eastway and Richard I’Anson.
Many people dread spending time with their in-laws, but not "National Geographic Traveler" researcher Christine Blau. For her, marrying a journalist from Jerusalem means inheriting a network of kindred local guides and a lifetime of visits through which to figure out their complex city. Here are some of the highlights from her latest trip, in her own words.
Anne Frank’s world famous diary came to an abrupt end shortly before the Franks were discovered hiding from the Nazis in a secret annex at the top of Otto Frank’s office building August 4, 1944.
The Nationals are getting their close-up at the Newseum later this summer, taking advantage of their geographic location to celebrate the franchise’s 10th season. Why tourists groups would be interested in seeing random field equipment from a ballpark in museum about is beyond me, but there are some intriguing possibilities. Show More Summary
As I’ve mentioned a couple of times, the two-hour documentary special Driving America is airing at 9:00 PM EDT/PDT tonight (I.e. very soon) on the National Geographic Channel and I’ve invited some of the shows participants and creators into the comments to chat about it with you, dear readers. Read more...
What will save the bees? In an effort to explore the issue, National Geographic commissioned writer Charles C Mann and photographer Anand Varma to produce a story called Quest for a Superbee. A fascinating retrospective that delves deeper than everyday
The beloved character of Indiana Jones and his adventures in search of the ancient past have inspired audiences around the world for over 30 years. These stories, many based on actual archaeological figures and sites around the world,...Show More Summary
Another great thing you can do with drones—take stunning footage of ancient royal burial chambers. This National Geographic video offers an entirely new perspective on the Nubian pyramids that have stood the test of time in the Sudanese desert for over 3,000 years. Read more...
National Geographic engineer Alan Turchik captured amazing aerial footage of these 3,000 year-old Nubian royal burial chambers from a unique perspective as he flew his quadcopter over these relics of an ancient civilization.
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.
Plug alert: Last year I worked on a two-hour special called Driving America about how the automobile shaped how we work, live, and play. It’s going to air on Monday, May 25th at 9:00 PM EST/PST on the National Geographic Channel. You can come back here Monday night and we’ll talk about it. Read more...
National Geographic has handled a wide variety of subjects over the years. Many of these have been related to nature, but you’d probably be surprised how many haven’t. The upcoming “Driving America” will encapsulate the history of the American automobile and its impact on our society in a two-hour special. Show More Summary
Just the cover of National Geographic's marijuana issue has generated quite a buzz (rimshot). Hampton Sides' cover story is now online and it's a deep look at the science of weed with a focus on how, as Hebrew University chemist Raphael Mechoulam puts it, marijuana is a “medicinal treasure trove waiting to be discovered." Read the rest