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National Geographic 32m
Housed in an antique theater, it's easy to see why Argentina's Ateneo Grand Splendid is often called "the world's most beautiful bookstore"
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This family of otters will not be intimidated—not even by a crocodile
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At more than 430 miles long, the Mauritania Railway has been transporting iron ore across the blistering heat of the Sahara Desert since 1963
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Whether sprawling stone structures or cliffside temples, these 20 Buddhist temples are architectural marvels
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"The beauty of this tranquil village was really beyond my imagination," writes photographer Weimin Chu, who earned the grand prize for a photo made in Greenland
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In a 30-second exposure, you can trace the insects’ paths: Some make small loops, others move steadily in one direction or another
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All of the above is correct! Fruit flies, monkeys, mice, dogs, and rabbits all flew into space before humans.
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National Geographic 10h
❓Which animals were launched into space before the first human mission in 1961? 🚀
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National Geographic 12h
As more countries open their borders to paleontology, a new generation of dino hunters is uncovering almost one new species a week
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National Geographic 13h
The iconic predator had one of the keenest senses of smell among all extinct dinosaurs—only slightly less powerful than that of a modern house cat
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National Geographic 15h
New aerial surveys show that just weeks after Botswana lifted its hunting ban, poaching is on the rise in the country
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National Geographic 18h
Its secrets have been slowly unveiled, including the tomb of a noblewoman covered in a deadly red powder
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National Geographic 21h
Only a limited number of travelers are allowed to visit these caves each year—and getting there can test even the fittest hiker
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National Geographic 23h
Can photographing the world's species make people care about their fate? See 's intimate photographs of the world's animals in the project
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National Geographic Jun 14
Satellites and AI are increasingly being used to monitor suspicious behavior at sea—shining a spotlight on an industry that’s rife with abuses
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National Geographic Jun 14
If you laid out the toothbrushes thrown away in the U.S. in a year, they would wrap around the Earth four times
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National Geographic Jun 14
During this week, we were inspired by the stories of our 10 Rolex Awards for Enterprise finalists. Congratulations! with
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National Geographic Jun 14
The discovery at Jirzankal provides the first direct evidence that humans inhaled combusted cannabis plants in order to obtain its psychoactive effects
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National Geographic Jun 14
Here are a few unforgettable ways to get closer to the realms beneath the surface
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National Geographic Jun 14
Replacing beef on your plate with chicken will cut your dietary carbon footprint a shocking amount: in half
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