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Photography

High-Speed Hummingbird Photos Reveal Their Wacky Body Parts

Scientists used optical illusions to study the unlikely way these birds work.
Beckett Mufson
7.23.17
Early Works

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.
Jane Lynch
7.7.17
architecture

Future Stadiums Could Have Delivery Drones and Holographic Replays

National Geographic taps architects to design the “Stadium of the Future.”
Laura Conner
7.7.17
Photography

Here's National Geographic's Best Aerial Travel Photography of the Year

Submissions for the 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year competition close today.
Beckett Mufson
6.30.17
Photography

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.
Beckett Mufson
5.30.17
3D scanning

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.
Beckett Mufson
5.17.17
Photography

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.
Beckett Mufson
5.17.17
Photography

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.
Beckett Mufson
5.4.17
Weed Week

Weed Porn Meets Nature Porn on This Intoxicating Instagram Account

"Take only photos, leave only footprints," says @Whereyousmoke. And don't forget to take the roach home with you!
Eleanor Lambert
4.19.17
Photography

Legendary NatGeo Photographers Are Selling Signed Prints for Only $100

The Earth Day flash sale is offering iconic images from Joel Sartore, Tim Laman, and Annie Griffiths, for a limited time only.
Beckett Mufson
4.17.17
Photography

Did You Know Ben Folds Was a Guest Photo Editor for NatGeo? We Talked to Him About it:

The singer-songwriter recently curated for the ‘Your Shot’ open submission photo story series.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.9.17
Art

Thierry Bornier’s Breathtaking Photos of China Will Stun You into Silence

Former fashion CEO Thierry Bornier quit his job and moved to Yunnan, China. The rest is magic.
Abby Ronner
1.22.17