Add to MyYahoo RSS

National Geographic News

News about National Geographic continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | 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" .


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal

10 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: National Geographic, The National, Entertainment, Television, Vocal, Cleveland, OH

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.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal

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.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal

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


Details of first-ever expedition to Turkmenistan's Door to HellMore...

More than four decades ago, a gaping, fiery crater opened up in the desert of northern Turkmenistan, likely the result of a drilling mishap.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal, Fire

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The City Wire

Fort Smith included in National Geographic - Face of Hunger' feature

Charolette Tidwell hands out food during a December food delivery that was taped by National Geographic Magazine for its story on "The Face of Hunger."


Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, National Geographic, Vocal, Marketing, Medicine, Nutrition, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)


Director Mike Cahill's inspiration for 'I, Origins'

Michael Pitt is obsessed with the iris pattern of his deceased French girlfriend .


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal, Movies, Entertainment

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Going to great depths to win an Emmy

Patrick Greene, seen here with his wife Sara, won an Emmy for his behind-the-lens work on the ABC TV series Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Oceanography, Science, National Geographic, Vocal, Photography, Arts, Canada,

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Planetary Society

Capitol Hill Responds to the Lure of Europa

It was 1:45pm on Tuesday, July 15th, more than an hour away from the start of The Planetary Society's special event on Capitol Hill: The Lure of Europa.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal, Science / Technology, NASA, US News, Photography, Arts, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Smith


National Geographic; inspiring parties and the chance to win an 'Expedition'

Want a unique idea for your next party? How about taking a cue from National Geographic and center your party around it! Whether you decide to throw an eco-consious party, a penguin-palooza or a travel themed/explorer party, National Geographic is an endless source of fun unique ideas! For an eco-conscious party; think green! Use recyclable ... (more)


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal

Trend Hunter Magazine

Magnificent Whale Photography - Brian Skerry Risked Life and Limb to...

National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry's whale photography is absolutely breathtaking.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Photography, Arts, Vocal

The Millions (A Blog about Books)

David Rees's New Television Show

Get Your War On creator and How to Sharpen Pencils author David Rees was recently interviewed about his new show on the National Geographic channel.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal

Digital Photography Review

Dronestagram contest winners announced

Dronestagram , a website that allows drone photographers to share their images and videos, has announced the winners of their 2014 photo contest.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal

Thu Jul 17, 2014


TV show puts 'fast and slow lanes' on DC sidewalk

"No cellphones," said lettering on one side of the sidewalk. "Cellphones," the other lane said.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal

Film School Rejects

10 Best Documentaries About the Internet

Last week, National Geographic debuted a three-part documentary special called The '90s: The Last Great Decade? Although it didn't spend a lot of time on the rise of the web, the history of that period obviously noted some of the more significant moments in the early days of the Internet's widespread popularity.


Related Topix: National Geographic, Vocal, Journalism, Matt Drudge