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Gallery: The cost of coal

Globally, the generation of the electricity that powers modern society is still heavily reliant on a fuel that's been used for thousands of years: coal.


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Fri Apr 18, 2014


Sherpa guides 'backbone' of Mount Everest expeditions

For more than six decades, the Sherpas have been the unsung heroes of Mount Everest climbing expeditions and have helped thousands of climbers scale the world's highest peak.


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Love My Pit Bull' TV special

Are humans committing a "genocide" against pit bulls? Cesar Millan one of the country's most famous dog trainers says we are.


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Thu Apr 17, 2014

She Knows

12 Awesome family travel blogs

Looking for some inspiration and advice for hitting the road with your family? These 12 travel experts make packing up everyone from toddlers to teens look effortless.


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Utah expects tourism boost thanks to National Geographic article

Last year, tourists visiting Utah spent about $7.4 billion while visiting our scenic attractions, such as Utah's national parks and recreation areas.


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Even Chimps Know That A Firm Bed Makes For Quality Sleep

A chimpanzee hangs from a tree trunk in Kibale National Park in Uganda. A new study indicates that chimps prefer a specific tree for sleeping.


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Los Alamos Monitor

Be There 04-17-14

Today The Democratic Party of Los Alamos will have its monthly meeting from 7-8 p.m., in Building 2 at UNMLA.


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Bangor Daily News

Harpswell man who photographed queens, presidents, popes, Picasso seeks Maine home for images

In his basement work space on Bailey Island, photojournalist Robert Freson sorts through photos he took while on assignment in Africa, covering the lives of nomadic tribes.


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LA Observed

Griffith Park mountain lion found sick, possibly poisoned

Remember those stunning photos of P-22 last year in National Geographic by photographer Steve Winter? Words like tawny and majestic come to mind.


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Morning Splash

By the end of this online boot camp you will have a plan for making a profitable career as a freelancer, and the skill set to devote yourself to it.


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National Geographic Predicts What The Average Human Will Look Like In 35 Years

In case you missed it, National Geographic celebrated its 125th anniversary last year.


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Wed Apr 16, 2014


DreamWorks' 'Home' Will Add Some Much-Needed Color To Futuristic Animation

It's always interesting to see movies set in the future in which the world is just as heavily centered around white people as the present is.


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WFNT-AM Burton

Thursday On The Tom Sumner Program

Award winning author Marc Aronson and National Geographic ask "Are Griffins Real?" Plus a closer look at the Clark County "range war" between Cliven Bundy and the federal Bureau of Land Management with Las Vegas resident and independent filmmaker Michael Sosebee and what "Tax Freedom Day" is according to the National Tax Foundation on The Tom ... (more)


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Serious Eats

Leftovers: Space Beer, Gefilte Fish Crisis, and More

National Geographic 's new food site offers a pretty baller look inside Norway's arctic Svalbard Global Seed Vault , with a focus on the storage facility's latest addition: SPACE BEER.


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The Huffington Post

Lorde Meets George Brett, Inspiration For 'Royals'

Pop culture collided when Lorde met George Brett, the inspiration for her hit song "Royals."


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Food Media: Jose Andres, Others to Blog for National Geographic Site

The company announced today it will launch NatGeoFood.com . A press release describes the site as a web portal "dedicated to exploring issues surrounding how we eat today and how we can provide food for all as the world's population grows and climate change impacts growing seasons and planting zones."


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Business Journal

Jose Andres to blog for new NatGeo food website

Celebrity chef Jose Andres, whose D.C.-based ThinkFoodGroup owns a dozen popular Washington restaurants, will be among contributors to a new National Geographic website called NetGeoFood.com.


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TV picks for the week of March 23-29

"Girls," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "Helix" all air season-enders this week. Elsewhere, Christian Slater tries to guest on "Archer" without getting the series canceled.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014


Brick Artist's Image Chosen By National Geographic For Photo Exhibit

After enrolling in an informative class titled "How to Submit Your Artwork to Galleries" at The Collective Art Tank in Asbury Park, Brick resident Colin Seitz applied his newly learned skills to submit one of his photographs to "The Art of Travel Photography," an exhibit curated by acclaimed National Geographic senior photo editor Kurt Mutchler.


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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Al Bawaba

Make your own Mansaf! Expat tour operator wins National Geographic...

Make your own Mansaf! Expat tour operator wins National Geographic award by giving vacationers a hands on experience of Jordan Sometimes a vacation can feel like hard work.


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