This is the Grand Prize Winner of National Geographic's best photo of the year competition, taken by Seattle-based photographer Paul Souders. It's titled The Ice Bear, and it features a female polar bear staring at Paul from underwater. It's an outstanding image, but I think the rest of his series are equally good—or even better! Read more...
A preacher featured on the National Geographic reality television series "Snake Salvation" will go before a Tennessee grand jury next month.
Survey Tied to DOOMSDAY PREPPERS
Several weeks ago the global press (including the Shambhala Sun) reported on the announcement of British archaeologist Robin Coningham, backed by the imprimatur of National Geographic, that he had found evidence pointing to a much earlier date for the Buddha’s birth than is generally reckoned, while digging at Lumbini, the site of the Buddha’s birthplace. [...]
A look at how the gamble of CNN to reinvent itself may affect the company and its major competitors.
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Craftsmen Paul DiMeo (“Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”) and Pat “Tuffy” Bakaitis Build Backwoods Paradises
Warning: This puts the “graphic” in “National Geographic.”
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This month National Geographic Traveler announced 2014's must-see places in the annual Best of the World feature. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, and sustainably minded. Discover what makes these destinations worthy of a visit—and how they ended up on the list.
Just call Marty Captain Ahab. National Geographic Channel's endurance competition Ultimate Survival Alaska returns for its second season on Sunday at 9/8c with four teams determined to prove their mettle... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Ultimate Survival Alaska Marty Raney
Life happens fast. And in an instant, disaster could strike. A poisonous snakebite, a rushing tsunami, a skydiving mishap or a brake failure.
National Geographic Emerging Explorer Krithi Karanth may be diminutive, but her impact has been epic. Hear more about how this native daughter is revolutionizing India's approach to wildlife conservation and get the inside scoop on her favorite place in the world--in her own words.
(Cross-posted from the Google Enterprise Blog)Editor's note: Today’s guest blog is about the newly launched Google Maps Engine public data program, which lets organizations distribute their map content to consumers using Google’s cloud infrastructure. Show More Summary
Today in Tech News Digest, the NSA spies on gamers, Google+ ads are incoming, Socl lands on smartphones, Microsoft’s plans for Windows Threshold are (possibly) revealed, hundreds of National Geographic maps are now available online, an anti-spying social network is launched, and BlackBerry is revealed to have rejected Justin Bieber. Show More Summary
Lorde sings songs. One particularly popular song is called "Royals," which you've probably heard. Recently, she mentioned the song was inspired by a picture of a baseball player she saw in an old National Geographic. The magazine confirmed it was this picture of a happier George Brett signing autographs. Read more...
This week’s guest is Andrew Evans, National Geographic’s Digital Nomad. This Week’s News: Tourists with a history of depression unable to enter the United States A Fake Slum for Luxury Tourists Who Don’t Want to See Real Poverty Picks of the week: Chris – Antwerp Belgium’s Red Star Line Museum Jen – adventurelink.com Gary – [...]
In keeping with the Austin Media Market tradition of writing an entire post or story every time Austin is ranked on any and every list, National Geographic Kids has designated Austin as the "Weird But True Town of the Year." [ more ...
Check out this unbelievable storm photograph by Anne Goforth—her entry for the 2013 National Geographic Photo Contest. And check Sploid a selection of our top three favorite photos in each of the three categories: people, places and nature. Read more...