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Griffith Park mountain lion found sick, possibly poisoned

Remember those stunning photos of P-22 in National Geographic? "He doesn't look like that anymore," National Park Service researcher Seth Riley says now.

Dartmouth-led study shows air temperature influenced African glacial movements

Changes in air temperature, not precipitation, drove the expansion and contraction of glaciers in Africa's Rwenzori Mountains at the height of the last ice age, according to a Dartmouth-led study funded by the National Geographic Society and the National Science Foundation. read more

National Geographic Predicts What The Average Human Will Look Like In 35 Years

National Geographic commissioned Martin Schoeller to capture the mulit-racial face of America.

Top Chef spin-off gets new name, host; hit reality shows with black audiences ignored; NatGeo shake-up

Our semi-regular round-up of stories you may have missed: The top executives at National Geographic's U.S. channels, Howard T. Owens and David Lyle, are unexpectedly leaving. The channels' marketing executive, Courteney Monroe, takes over as CEO, and 21st Century Fox's David Hill becomes chair of the U.S. Show More Summary

Lorde finally meets George Brett, inspiration for “Royals”

Lorde, muse. Muse, Lorde. Finally, the musician met the guy who inspired her song, “Royals.” That would be the Kansas City Royals’ Hall of Fame third baseman George Brett, whose photo in National Geographic gave her the idea for her song. Last year, she told VHI that she saw a photo “of this dude just signing […]

Morning Roundup 4/16/14

Faces of 2050 America; Love Your City; Church and the Gospel National Geographic Concludes What Americans Will Look Like in 2050, and It's Beautiful—Zak Cheney-Rice Fascinating look at a possible racial future: Love Your City—Matt Kladnik Helpful look at loving your context. Continue reading...

Fox overhauls National Geographic Channels leadership

National Geographic Channels, a joint venture between 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Society, is being overhauled.

More National Geographic Shakeup: David Lyle Exits, Courteney Monroe Upped To CEO, David Hill Named Chairman

Washington, DC – April 15, 2014 – The National Geographic Channels today announced several senior leadership changes at the company. Gary E. Knell, President and CEO of the National Geographic Society, and Peter Rice, Chairman and CEO...Show More Summary

Choice Frames: ‘A Happy Medium 3? Video Review

You know those National Geographic tribe videos? The ones... The post Choice Frames: ‘A Happy Medium 3? Video Review appeared first on Transworld Skateboarding.

Here’s Why Russia and Canada Are Clamoring for the Arctic

Canadian icebreaker ship Louis St. Laurent, Beaufort Sea. Photo via Paul Nicklen/National Geographic stock/WWF Canada. It’s a frozen, white, endless landscape for nine months of the year, with majestic glaciers that are thousands of years old. Show More Summary

Primal Travel: Alone in Papua

Two years ago, National Geographic Traveler contributing editor Carl Hoffman shared with me an idea for his next book. It struck a chord because when I was ten I was drawn to the subject: the mysterious disappearance in 1961 of Michael Rockefeller in what was then Netherlands New Guinea. Show More Summary

Howard Owens Steps Down as Nat Geo Channels President

After a two-and-a-half-year stint as president of National Geographic Channels U.S., Howard Owens is striking out on his own. The former William Morris agent and Reveille co-founder on Monday revealed his decision to leave Nat Geo, saying...Show More Summary

Howard Owens To Depart As President Of National Geographic Channel

Howard Owens is stepping down as President of National Geographic Channels U.S. in June. Owens –  who had joined the channel in late 2011, replacing replacing Steve Schiffman –   launched the series Wicked Tuna, Brain Games, Ultimate Survival Alaska, Life Below Zero, The Legend of Mick Dodge and Inside Combat Rescue. Show More Summary

"Stitched up by National Geographic"

As Heritage Action note:You’d expect a TV series showing detectorists incompetently “digging up dead bodies” (as one termed it) would be universally condemned. Yet many detectorists still haven’t done so and the overall hobby “verdict” seems to be settling down to a comforting “they were stitched up by National Geographic”. Show More Summary

PHOTOS: A Look Into America's Exotic Pet Obsession

Nearly two-thirds of Americans own at least one cat or dog, and that's considered an accepted cultural practice. But exotic pet ownership is seen as m... Read more: Exotic Pet Business, Exotic Animals, National Geographic Exotic Pets, Exotic Animals as Pets, Wild Animals as Pets, Exotic Pet Ban, Animals, Cute Animals, Exotic Pets, Green News

Exhibition at National Geographic Museum showcases rare treasures of Peru's rich pre-Inca heritage

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

Until Sept. 14, 2014, the National Geographic Museum will be home to a remarkable collection of ancient gold and silver artifacts excavated from Peru?s legendary royal tombs. ?Peruvian Gold: Ancient Treasures Unearthed? showcases extraordinary...Show More Summary

Cancel "What Americans Will Look Like in 2050"

6 days agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jia Tolentino So there's this pretty dumb PolicyMic thing up right now showing "the lovely faces of our nation's multiracial future." The headline—National Geographic Concludes What Americans Will Look Like in 2050, and It's Beautiful—is like the title of a term paper written by the Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation With At a Party. Show More Summary

First Lunar Eclipse In Years Will Turn The Moon Red On Monday

If you want to see cool stuff in the sky, don't plan on sleeping much Monday night. That's when the first total lunar eclipse in over two years will occur. National Geographic points out that the event is "all the more rare because it...Show More Summary

Photographs of Skunk Owners Holding Their Skunks

last weekOdd : Laughing Squid

South Carolina-based animal photographer Vincent J Musi snapped this series of skunk owners holding their beloved pets as part of a recent National Geographic cover story on “exotic” pet ownership. The shots were taken in a makeshift studio set up at Skunk Fest, an event for skunk owners held each year in Ohio. The idea [...]

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