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These horrible mindsucker bugs can infect and control their hosts

14 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The November's issue of National Geographic has a fascinating article titled Mindsuckers, the tale of tiny beasts that get into their victims bodies to eat them from inside and control their bodies, turning them into remote controlled zombies. And there are more horror ahead, masterfully photographed by Anand Varma. Read more...

Extreme Ice Survey: Success on South Georgia Island

Extreme Ice Survey, the team featured in the Emmy award-winning film Chasing Ice, is aboard our ship, the National Geographic Explorer, in Antarctica. Over the next two weeks, they'll be installing time-lapse cameras that will shootShow More Summary

Giving Thanks for a Life-Changing Adventure--And More

This Thanksgiving I'm grateful for one simple act that set my life's course. Shortly after high school graduation, I picked up an issue of National Geographic magazine with a story about the Coast Guard. I read about dramatic rescues...Show More Summary

Behavioral Economics Conquered Books—Can It Be a Hit on TV?

An interview with Daniel Pink, the bestselling author of Drive and the host of Crowd Control, a new show on human behavior on the National Geographic Channel

Learning to Think Japanese

I recently returned from National Geographic Expeditions journey "Inside Japan." In my role as an expert, I was to prepare several lectures to deliver to my fellow travelers. The idea of encapsulating everything I know and love about Japan into discrete talks was daunting. Show More Summary

Personhood Week

Personhood Week, at National Geographic is a nice set of short pieces briefly touring the issues around the crucial but controversial issue of what constitutes a person. You won’t be too surprised to hear that in my view personhood is really all about consciousness. The core concept for me is that a person is a […]

Watch a Brief History of the Hamburger, From Khan to Car Hops

Here's a two-minute lesson from National Geographic Channel's 'EAT: The Story of Food'

Photo Lesson: Seeing and Using Light

In addition to being longtime contributing photographers for Traveler magazine, my wife Sisse and I are frequently invited to join National Geographic Expeditions trips as photography experts, interacting with guests aboard the National...Show More Summary

Just Back: Shenandoah National Park

National Geographic Traveler Features Editor Amy Alipio (on Twitter @amytravels and on Instagram @amyalipio) recently returned from a family day trip at Shenandoah National Park, one of the crown jewels of America's East Coast. Here are some of the high points of her trip in her own words.

Something different for food reality TV: a focus on food

Nancy Barber is a friend and writer who knows food better than I do, having written about local Florida restaurants, among other topics. So, when National Geographic invited reporters on a sponsored trip to New Orleans to learn about its three food-focused reality series, I asked her to cover them for reality blurred. In the first of several pieces, she reports... read more »

TV highlights: ‘Eat: The Story of Food’ premieres on National Geographic

Bob Dylan, Julia Child and decrepit, singing cats are what TV’s got to offer tonight, and it all starts with “The Amazing Race” (CBS at 8 p.m.). With the stakes higher than ever, the remaining teams have to serve refreshments to the knights of Malta in a topsy-turvy challenge. Read full article >>

Fox News Channel to Air ‘Killing Kennedy’

Fox News Channel will air the film “Killing Kennedy” on Sunday, Nov. 30 at 9 pm ET. The Emmy-nominated film, based on the book Killing Kennedy by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard, originally aired on the National Geographic Channel and...Show More Summary

Family Holiday Fun in NYC

National Geographic Traveler columnist Heather Greenwood Davis is the magazine’s family travel advocate, guru, and soothsayer. Here’s her latest advice.

The Straight Dope on Denver’s Marijuana Laws

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.

Photo Lesson: Conveying Motion

In addition to being longtime contributing photographers for Traveler magazine, my wife Sisse and I are frequently invited to join National Geographic Expeditions trips as photography experts, interacting with guests aboard the National Geographic Explorer. Show More Summary

"I'd Like to Think of Music as Information"-- DJ Spooky Mixes Media to Spark Thought

National Geographic With cultural and environmental issues as its backbeat, the music of National Geographic 2014 Emerging Explorer Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky creates a space to ponder and address some of society's biggest questio...

11 Tips To Shooting Great Wildlife Photos Without Getting Killed

With the help of his father’s wise words, Jay P. Morgan has just put out a fun video chock full of tips to help you get started in wildlife photography. Morgan’s father was a photographer for National Geographic and the Audubon Society for many years. He did us all a favor by imparting his experiences [...]Show More Summary

UNEPCOM Endorses Rosneft's Arctic Research Initiative

The Russian National Committee for UNEP (UNEPCOM) endorsed the initiative of Rosneft and the Russian Geographical Society to elaborate interdisciplinary scientific

The World in the 1970s in Wonderful Color Photography

Here's a collection of 50 wonderful color photographs of the world in the 1970s via National Geographic Found. Tuareg goatherds drink tea in their desert shelter at Hassi Izernene in Algeria, August 1973. Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, National Geographic. A Highland cow is bid on at an auction in Scotland, May 1970. Show More Summary

Vintage Dinosaur Art: A New Look at Dinosaurs, National Geographic, August 1978

Anyone who knows the slightest thing about the history of dinosaur science will tell you that the '60s and '70s constituted a pivotal period - the 'Dinosaur Renaissance', during which the old ideas about dinosaurs being 'great fossil lizards' (as John McLoughlin memorably put it) were overturned, and a new, more exciting picture emerged. Show More Summary

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