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Sunday | Express India

National Geographic brings its Explorer programme to India for school children

National Geographic Explorer, a dedicated programme for science and English that is used by leading schools globally, is now in India.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Why Are So Many Americans Going Hungry?

Rosemarie Patronella, 74, eats a lunch of ramen noodles and buttered rice in her room at a Ramada in Houston.


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The Billings Outpost

Jordan country offers prairie magnificence

Late 1800s photographer L. A. Huffman called it "The Big Open," National Geographic termed it "Jordan Country" and others dubbed the sparsely populated landscape south of Fort Peck Lake "The Big Dry."


Related Topix: Jordan, MT, National Geographic, Vocal, Garfield County, MT, Fort Peck, MT, Circle, MT


Newly Discovered Fossils Suggest That All...

Image Caption: The dinosaur bones were associated with abundant, well preserved fossils of plants, insect larvae, and freshwater crustaceans that suggest deposition in a low-energy, likely lacustrine, fresh-water environment.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Entomology, National Geographic, Vocal


National Geographic gives Belarus Back to USSR award

The CIS countries are represented in 3 out of 13 regional nominations. Belarus is the leader in the Back to USSR category; Azerbaijan is in top 3 in the category Discovery of the Year; Kyrgyzstan leads in the Health Recreation category, Radio Svaboda reports.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Barnstable Patriot

Pirates ahoy in Hyannis

Last week, the town council approved a 25-year lease with the town for a pirate museum to be located in the Hyannis Armory on South Street across from Town Hall.


Related Topix: Hyannis, MA, National Geographic, Vocal


Photographer Takes Astonishing "Selfie" On Edge Of Hawaiian Volcano

Andrew Hara's incredible self-portrait next to the Kilauea Volcano's Halemaumau Crater in Hawaii, earned him Photo Of The Day by National Geographic.


Related Topix: Hawaii, National Geographic, Vocal

KHOU-TV Houston

Surveys explore U-boat, oil spill impact

The photos taken nearly a mile under the Gulf of Mexico are so clear that small holes are visible in a lifeboat that may have gone down or been scuttled when a passenger ship was sunk by a Nazi submarine in 1942.


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Fast Company

5 Dream Jobs You Probably Didn't Know Exist

Not to be confused with house builders who are small in stature, tiny house builders design and construct small homes that are often less than 1,000 square feet.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, National Geographic, Vocal, Business News

Pacifica Riptide

BioBlitz @ Mori Point GGNRA, Pacifica

What's a BioBlitz? Watch the video below to find out. In this episode of Pacific Currents, host Steve Johnson interviews San Francisco State University Environmental Studies Professor Carlos Davidson about the National Geographic-sponsored 2014 BioBlitz that happened in the Golden Gate National Recreational Area , focusing on activities at Mori ... (more)


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Pacifica, CA, The National, Entertainment, Television, National Geographic, Vocal

Wed Jul 23, 2014

City Paper

Can Dolphins Rape Humans?: When animals attack, sexually

A friend of mine supposedly saw an instance of a dolphin attempting to rape a human on National Geographic.


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Boing Boing

Spineless creatures flee forest fires

In a story at National Geographic, bush firefighter Gabriel d'Eustachio describes multiple fires where the leading edge of flame was preceded by an invertebrate "wave of creepy-crawlies" .


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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Nearing construction, VAA works to keep momentum on arts center project

On a warm July afternoon, Bruce Morser stood on Vashon Highway drawing. While Morser, a professional artist, has done work for such clients as Starbucks, Rolex and National Geographic, that day he and his daughter were drawing with Sharpie markers on the side of an old building.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal, Vashon, WA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Vancouver Courier

Urban Senior: Documentary maker focuses under the skin

Humble is the word that most comes to mind to describe Jack Silberman. The soft-spoken documentary filmmaker deftly turns each conversation away from himself and on to those around him.


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Contra Costa Times

'Geeky' TV finds home on National Geographic

Since David Rees has written an entire book on how to sharpen a pencil, he seems the perfect choice to host a new National Geographic Channel series that elevates mundane activities into subjects of in-depth investigation.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Is global warming good for reindeer?

Climate change could help reindeer -- or might harm them: Global warming is working out great for reindeer.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK


'No cellphone" pavements marked

GOOGLE knows pretty much everything about you, and it's both extremely creepy and a little bit awesome.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Microsoft Xbox, Video Games, Tradewest, National Geographic, Vocal


National Geographic Experiments With Storehouse

Six months after its launch, award-winning iPad app Storehouse has formed a strong community of storytellers, including the likes of GQ Germany , RTA< , and its most recent participant - National Geographic .


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal, Instagram, Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Social Software

San Francisco Magazine

Cellphone-Free Sidewalk Lanes: Great Idea or Greatest Idea?

That's the idea that a science experiment conducted by a TV crew for National Geographic tried out in Washington D.C. last week.


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The Guardian

Pesticides now a political issue

And the problem on P.E.I. is that we use a disproportionate amount of pesticides for such a small area.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal, Opinion