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  1. Endangered leopards thriving in minefieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... speaking, mines are great because they keep people out," Azzam Alwash, the head of Nature Iraq, told National Geographic. Conservationists report that the danger of landmines is a far greater deterrent than law enforcement. Although the 80kg ...


  2. Top Homes for sale: Haven for high-flying city commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Vicky Fulton's Coromandel property comes with an elevator running between the wine cellar and top floor, friendly peacocks in the back yard, and a landing pad and hangar for your helicopter. From 2005, Ms Fulton and her former husband designed the property after buying the section subdivided from a block of land around the world-renowned New Chums Beach, an isolated strip of coast revered by Lonely Planet and National Geographic and recently involved in controversy over two planned developments.


  3. Travel Troubleshooter: In the dark on rental-car damage claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    ... er Elliott is the author of "How to Be the World's Smartest Traveler (and Save Time, Money and Hassle)" (National Geographic). He's also the ombudsman for National Geographic Traveler magazine and the cofounder of the Consumer Travel Alliance.


  4. Five GIF Animations Everyone Must SeeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    ... in the womb, how an ant walks (It's kind of crazy), how a black hole swallows a star and, a really neat National Geographic type clip, how a cheetah uses its tail as it chases prey. Three years ago Will Lautzenheiser lost his arms and legs to a ...


  5. Middle-schoolers' geography interests put them on the mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... were asked, and whoever answered the most correctly would be the victor. The third question -- "National Geographic explorer Shivani Bhalla works with warriors in the local Samburu community to protect lions south of Lake Turkana in which African ...


  6. Eastern Passages: From the strange-but-true filesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Nova News Now

    ... water. Female snakeheads are mature by three years of age, and can release some 15,000 eggs at a time. National Geographic actually labelled them "Fishzilla." No wonder the federal government wants them both dead and gutted before shipping. Russell ...


  7. Local Arts Index 2014 Review: Part OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NyackNewsAndViews

    ... work of others. As Yogi Berra said: "You can observe a lot by just watching. I devoured every issue of National Geographic each month lusting to see and experience all those wonderful and exotic places. When my parents gave me a camera at age 10, my ...


  8. MomentumDINOSAUR WALKINGRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    ... in public aquariums across the country, and making media buys to run the ad on Animal Planet and on National Geographic. I also inquired about print and web advertising as well. I was told repeatedly that none of the ad dollars were budgeted to be ...


  9. Drawing classes, winter closure on tap at Rollin Art CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Donations may be dropped off starting Jan. 6, after we reopen following our holiday break. Please, no National Geographic magazines, encyclopedias, Reader's Digest or textbooks. Drop off donations (starting Jan. 6) inside, under the staircase in the ...


  10. Real Pirates exhibit invades Manitoba MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | My

    Well set your sails mates, because right now Winnipeg's largest museum is jollier than Roger with a very cool touring exhibit that has been brought together by the fine folks from National Geographic and Premier Exhibitions, Inc. And, like all excellent exhibits, Real Pirates uses these artifacts to present a multifaceted history involving the slave trade, piracy, and the politics of early 18th-century America. As Johnny Depp and Disney will tell you, kids love pirates, so the exhibit will be an easy sell for your inquisitive youngsters.


  11. What Defines a Healthy Newsroom Culture?Read the original story

    Friday | Editor & Publisher

    Earlier this month, I had the honor of conducting a writing workshop in Washington, D.C., for the writers and editors of National Geographic.


  12. Getting AdventurousRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Star

    ... behind in adventure sports. The two-day long event ended on December 20. It was sponsored by Coca-Cola; National Geographic and The North Face were the international partners.


  13. dinosaurRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | RedOrbit

    ... is advised. A six-million-year-old coprolite sold at auction for $10,370 earlier this year, but as National Geographic reports it may turn out to have been a fake. It was described by the Beverley Hills auction house I. M. Chait as "possibly the ...


  14. The Fastest Animal On Earth Is Not A CheetahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Fast Company

    ... (~116 and 129 mph) after free-falling from a height of 500 meters (~1640 feet). Another experiment by National Geographic clocked a peregrine falcon at nearly 82 m/s (183 mph), though this bird was taxied up to 4,572 meters (15,000 feet) in a plane ...


  15. Try This At Home: How To Use Power Tools And Gadgets To Whip Up A Holiday CocktailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 |

    ... Popular Mechanics magazines. In addition, I sometimes pop up on cable news and History, Discovery, and National Geographic, and am the cocreator of the iOS fashion app Cloth . As a writer, I'm interested in the tech of culture, and the culture of ...


  16. Unauthorized Photojournalism Images Turned Into Custom Smartphone Cases on AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Popular Photography

    ... who has found his work appearing on unapproved Amazon products. Tomas van Houtryve, a photographer for National Geographic, also saw his award-winning photo being used for iPhone cases on Amazon. Houtryve contacted Amazon in hopes that the roughly ...


  17. Professor Must Defend Claim She Blocked FilmRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Courthouse News Service

    The producers of a archeological documentary have a contract interference claim against a Vanderbilt University professor but not against the university itself, a federal judge ruled. Associated Producers Ltd. and Simcha Jacobovici sued Vanderbilt and professor Robin Jensen for interfering with their National Geographic contract to produce an "archeological film concerning the burial cave in Jerusalem," the ruling says.


  18. The Wide World of Santa ClausRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | National Geographic

    In this photo from a January 1957 National Geographic article, Alaskan reindeer pull Santa Claus's sleigh during the Pageant of Peace in Washington, D.C. The annual event, which includes the lighting of the National Christmas Tree, began in 1923 under President Calvin Coolidge. The Santa we know today bears little resemblance to the original Saint Nicholas .


  19. Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for ReadersRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 |

    ... (Princeton Architectural Press, $55)--icebergs, glaciers, land and fauna as may never be seen again; National Geographic: The Covers, curated by Mark Collins Jenkins ($50), with the stories behind the photos; and Galaxy: Mapping the Cosmos by James ...


  20. Tarantula FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Live Science

    ... tarantulas are not threatening to humans. Their venom is milder than a honeybee, according to National Geographic , and though painful, their bites are not harmful. In fact, tarantulas have become a popular pet for arachnophiles around the world. ...