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This Photo Of Hungry, Hungry Hippos Is Everything

Posted 02.10.2014 | Arts

To take your day from okay to filled-with-childish-wonderment, we bring you this 1957 photo of hippopotamuses enjoying a healthy, greens-filled lunch....

WATCH: Spiderlings Eat Their Mother For Dinner

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.01.2014 | Green

Most mothers would do anything for their children. In the case of some arachnid mothers, however, anything means allowing her hundreds of babies t...

National Geographic's Terra Watt Prize

Justin Guay | Posted 03.26.2014 | Green
Justin Guay

Access to finance is the largest barrier to scaling off grid clean energy access technologies for the 1.3 billion around the world currently left in t...

WATCH: What Does Catnip Actually Do To Cats?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.28.2014 | Green

There's a reason why we love cats so much -- They are just like us! Like most vertebrates, cats have a surprisingly similar anatomy to humans, and...

WATCH: How You Put A Uterus Back Inside A Cow

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

There are many great mysteries in this world -- what happened to Amelia Earheart's plane? what lies inside the gates at Area 51? -- but none more sig...

PHOTOS: Behind The Scenes Of Migrant Work

Posted 01.25.2014 | World

For those lucky enough to live with or in proximity to their loved ones, it may be hard to remember that many in the world are not afforded the same l...

WATCH: Ever Wonder Where Museums Get Those Prehistoric Heads?

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Ever wonder about the origins of those incredibly life-like busts of our prehistoric ancestors on display in natural history museums? As it turns ...

11 Animals We May Allow To Go Extinct Because They're Not Cute And Fuzzy

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

In 2012, nearly $1 billion was donated in the name of environmental preservation to just three charities: The Conservation Fund, the World Wildlife Fu...

WATCH: National Geographic's Year in Review Shows The World At Its Most Incredible

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 12.31.2013 | World

Broad-bowed ships cracked Arctic ice, lions pawed at surreptitious cameras, and telescopes recalibrated to more accurately capture the expanse of spac...

WATCH: What CAN'T They Do?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Green

These orangutans are located in the Camp Leakey research facility in Central Borneo, where they are observed by researchers who aim to return them to ...

Give the Gift of Local Global Adventures

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 02.17.2014 | Parents
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

To be sure, local global adventures come in all shapes and sizes and do not have to be expensive. In fact, they don't have to cost much at all thanks to your local public library. What you will need, however, is a healthy dose of curiosity and initiative.

Was Easter Island A Foreshadowing Of Earth's Collapse, Or A Model For Sustainability?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Dr. Mara Mulrooney wants to debunk Jared Diamond’s famous assertion that the people of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, committed “environmental suicid...

The Water Is Fracked Up

Taylor Brorby | Posted 02.10.2014 | Green
Taylor Brorby

Here's the reality: the Gila monster, the Joshua tree and human beings are all solar-powered creatures on a solar-powered planet. Lizards, trees, humans and the rest of the earth depend on the sun for warmth and growth.

This Slow-Motion Video Of A Chameleon Hunting Is Mesmerizing

Posted 12.07.2013 | Green

What happens when the hunter becomes the hunted? Behold the chameleon, one of many enthralling creatures featured in Nat Geo WILD's newest document...

WATCH: Adorable Leopard, Lion And Tiger Cubs Take Over HuffPost Live

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.30.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Nat Geo WILD is gearing up for its fourth annual Big Cat Week. As part of the roaring celebration, Boone Smith joins us on set with a pair of African ...

23 Photos Of Lions To Get You Pumped For Big Cat Week

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Big Cat Week is finally here! Nat Geo WILD's fourth annual tribute to the great cats starts Friday, Nov. 29 with a slew of features that hope to sh...

LOOK: 'Lost Faces Of The Bible' Brought To Life

Posted 11.25.2013 | Religion

JERUSALEM (RNS) Many artistic renderings of biblical figures hang in churches and museums, but no one really knows what they and their contemporaries ...

LOOK: Writer Will Walk For 7 Years, And This Is Just The Beginning

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.26.2013 | World

"Are you crazy? Are you sick?" These are questions Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and National Geographic Fellow Paul Salopek is going to have t...

MIT Geek Turns Into Science Media Svengali

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Why would a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) graduate in chemistry with a GPA of 5.0, Phi Beta Kapa, Sigma Xi turn to making funny and info...

10 Images That Remind Us How Powerful Photography Can Be

Posted 11.21.2013 | Arts

It's that time of year again, folks, when National Geographic collects over 20,000 photos from professional and amateur photographers in an effort to ...

INFOGRAPHIC: The Evolution of Printing

Ishan Puri | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Ishan Puri

From clay tablets to woodblock and magazines, media has evolved with time and technology. Check out this infographic for a quick reflection on our pas...

Why Serendipity Is the Best Travel Guide

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

Patricia Schultz is the author of 1000 Places to See Before You Die, an opus that took her eight years to finish. And nothing will make you smarter about travel than covering the most sought-after destinations in the world.

JFK's Last 100 Days

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.06.2013 | Books
Tom Alderman

Whichever assassination theory you subscribe to, Thurston Clarke's JFK's Last Hundred Days will fill you with a tantalizing sense of what might have been -- had November 22 not happened.

NatGeo's American Blackout Presents Scary Portrayal of Powerless Nation

Aaron Sagers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

What does it mean to be powerless? That question is at the center of American Blackout, a new found-footage style suspense/horror movie from National Geographic Channel that imagines 10 days of a nationwide power outage caused by a devastating cyber-attack.

Sasha Bronner

15 Stunning Photos Show The Power Of Photography | Sasha Bronner | Posted 10.24.2013 | Los Angeles

In 1888, California received its first seismograph. Vincent van Gogh cut off his left ear. George Eastman patented the "Kodak box camera." And a newly...