As a Black Woman, Interracial Dating Has Always Been a Political Choice
Fifty-one years since Loving v. Virginia, and Black women's dating decisions are still read as a reflection of racial politics in America.
The Ruins of a Massive Ancient City Have Been Discovered in Guatemala
With the help of lasers and drones, scientists have found that Maya civilization was more advanced and populous than previously imagined.
Watch a starving polar bear rummage through trash for food because of climate change
A biologist caught a devastating glimpse of the effects of climate change on camera: A starving polar bear scavenging fruitlessly for scraps of food on dry land.
High-Speed Hummingbird Photos Reveal Their Wacky Body Parts
Scientists used optical illusions to study the unlikely way these birds work.
Jane Lynch Can Still Smell the Carbon Paper from Her First Job
The veteran actress and comedian talks about being the middle child, her first jobs, and working in Chicago.
Future Stadiums Could Have Delivery Drones and Holographic Replays
National Geographic taps architects to design the “Stadium of the Future.”
Here's National Geographic's Best Aerial Travel Photography of the Year
Submissions for the 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year competition close today.
Center of Attention: Alex Honnold, El Capitan, and the Media Machine
Alex Honnold talks about his historic rope-free ascent of Yosemite's El Capitan, working with film crews, and what comes next.
Heart-Melting Photographs Take You Inside an African Elephant Orphanage
National Geographic photographer Ami Vitale captured the tender relationships between elephants and their caregivers at a sanctuary in Kenya.
The 'Most Impressive' Dinosaur Fossil Just Got 3D Scanned
Thousands of photos were stitched together to recreate a nodosaur fossil that has been compared to both a dragon and a work of art.
Take a Sneak Peek of NatGeo's Stunning Portraits of the World's Citizens
Bangladeshi train surfers, plugged-in Tokyo kids, and a woman smoking a Cuban cigar star in this series from the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest.
10 Sick-As-Hell Nature Photos from NatGeo’s Latest Competition
The Travel Photographer of the Year contest just kicked off, and the competition is already fiercely beautiful.