national geographic

Race

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.
Madiba Dennie
6.12.18
lost cities

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.
Becky Ferreira
2.2.18
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
climbing

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.
Steven Threndyle
6.15.17
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
fantastico

'A River Below' Is a Documentary About Killing Dolphins in Order to Save Them

A perfect movie for the post-truth era of alternative facts.
Sarah Jeong
4.24.17
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