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Not just the province of the dead and those who mourn them, cemeteries can be celebrated for all they offer the living. Europe boasts some of the most interesting and elaborate cemeteries in the world. Here are five of the most striking, all of which...
From: National Geographic | By: Jeanine Barone | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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An Asian fungus is ravaging salamanders in Europe and could kill off populations in North America and elsewhere, researchers say.
From: National Geographic | By: Traci Watson | Friday, October 31, 2014
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These ten notoriously frightful cities, near and far, are beset with ghastly, ghostly close encounters.
From: National Geographic | By: Intelligent Travel | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Numbers add up—just ask the Inion Eleven. Backed by a bounty of votes, this fearless family of global nomads takes the top spot in our 2014 People’s Choice Traveler of the Year contest.
From: National Geographic | By: George W. Stone | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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For five years physicists have been tantalized by possible evidence of dark matter in the Milky Way's center. But new results from small satellite galaxies have complicated the story.
From: National Geographic | By: Natalie Wolchover | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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A National Geographic staffer on the scene recounts NASA's decision to blow up a space station resupply rocket.
From: National Geographic | By: Brad Scriber | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The low down on the latest and greatest in travel literature from National Geographic Traveler's #TripLit guru, Don George.
From: National Geographic | By: Don George | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Follow our National Geographic-The North Face team on a seven-week expedition in Myanmar (Burma) to attempt to determine the tallest peak in Southeast Asia. The adventure will take them overland by plane, train, bus, and motorbike to begin a 300-mile...
From: National Geographic | By: Mark Jenkins | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Follow our National Geographic-The North Face team on a seven-week expedition in Myanmar (Burma) to attempt to determine the tallest peak in Southeast Asia. The adventure will take them overland by plane, train, bus, and motorbike to begin a 300-mile...
From: National Geographic | By: Mark Jenkins | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Researcher and artist Mimi Onuoha was living in Brooklyn…right before she found out she had been selected as one of five Fulbright-Nat Geo digital storytelling fellows. She's since hopped the pond to London to explore how technology and culture influence...
From: National Geographic | By: I Heart My City | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Author revisits troubled history of Filipino tribe brought to America in 1905.
From: National Geographic | By: Linda Qiu | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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As Americans turn back their clocks to standard time on November 2, a debate rages about whether daylight savings is really beneficial.
From: National Geographic | By: Brian Handwerk | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Follow our National Geographic-The North Face team on a seven-week expedition in Myanmar (Burma) to attempt to determine the tallest peak in Southeast Asia. The adventure will take them overland by plane, train, bus, and motorbike to begin a 300-mile...
From: National Geographic | By: Mark Jenkins | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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How much handle do you really need? Gränsfor’s hand hatchet has a 9.5-inch shaft, weighs 1.3 pounds, and can take down small trees if circumstances demand you build an emergency cabin or suspension bridge across a wild gorge. It’s small enough to...
From: National Geographic | By: Steve Casimiro | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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To many outsiders, the icons, costumes, and rituals associated with Mexico’s Day of the Dead festivities—held around All Saints and All Souls Days (November 1 and 2, respectively) in Oaxaca and other cities—seem macabre and ghoulish. It can be...
From: National Geographic | By: Bob Krist | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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The marine biologist discovered a world of glowing ocean creatures, never before seen by the human eye.
From: National Geographic | By: Susan Daugherty | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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I wasn’t sure if it was relief to get through the jungle, or rather a new sense of intimidation and fear to see the convoluted ridge route leading up to the summit of Hkakabo Razi. The last two days the team has emerged from the palm leaves jungle,...
From: National Geographic | By: Mark Jenkins | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Love exploring new cities around the world? Join @NatGeoTravel's Urban Insider and Orbitz travel editor Sarah Gorenstein for a live Twitter chat on Wednesday, November 5.
From: National Geographic | By: Annie Fitzsimmons | Friday, October 31, 2014
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