14 hrs ago
BiZBash Event Style News
Must-See: Aquariums as Tables and Glaciers as Centerpieces at National Geographic Gala
The National Geographic Society hosted one of the biggest events in its history on June 13, bringing large-scale projections of iconic National Geographic videos and still images to the National Building Museum to celebrate the society's 125th anniversary.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Watch this vampire bat run like hell
Over at National Geographic , Carl Zimmer reveals the wonder of vampire bats. "Of the 1200 or so species of bats, vampire bats are among the very few that can move quickly on the ground."
Whiskey is for Making Biofuels?
Scottish startup Celtic Renewables says it can turn waste from the country's A 4 billion whiskey-making industry into millions of gallons of renewable fuel, creating a A 60 million biofuels industry, National Geographic reports.
A machine turns and aerates compost to make fresh soil.
Large-scale composting plants, like this one at a research center in Pennsylvania, may soon be a part of New York City's waste management system.
TV tonight: 'Sex,' 'Friends'
Chandler and Monica debate when to tell the rest of the gang they're a couple in 1999's 'The One Where Everybody Finds Out.'
GAFFNEY: Doing something about space weather
A wit once observed a persistent truth: "Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it."
Mon Jun 17, 2013
The Free Dictionary
Sharbat Gula, 'Afghan Girl'
She was forced to leave her home in Afghanistan during the Soviet war for a refugee camp in Pakistan where she was photographed by journalist Steve McCurry .
"Real Pirates" comes to Union Station
Union Station is welcoming the National Geographic and Premier Exhibitions exhibit, "Real Pirates," which features the story of the real pirate ship, the Whydah, the pirates that worked aboard and the more than 200 artifacts from the ship itself.
Blog Post: James Cameron Uses Award Speech to Tell Everyone to Go Vegan
James Cameron is no stranger to award speeches. And the Oscar-winning director knows that when the world is watching, he has a great platform to make a difference.
Kepler's hosts National Geographic this summer
Lions, polar ecology and Mars are a few of the topics that explorers from National Geographic will present during a series of five lectures hosted by Kepler's Books, beginning June 18. Tickets may be purchased for individual lectures, starting at $37, or for the entire series, starting $125.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Tel Aviv named one of world's best beach cities
National Geographic places TA at number 9 in list of Top 10 Beach Cities; Barcelona, Cape Town, Honolulu take top 3 spots.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
WNYC-AM New York
Pakistani Photographers Take A Personal Picture Of Pakistan
Last year, National Geographic offered a photo camp for emerging Pakistani photographers to explore tribal areas that are little-known to most westerners.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
National Geographic Celebrates 125 Years, Praises James Cameron, Alex Trebek
But she's not on an ice sheet in Antarctica or a glacier in Alaska. Instead, she's inside the National Building Museum enjoying a glass of wine, which she says is "excellent."
James Cameron Gives Record-Breaking Sub to Science
When James Cameron was about 12, he saw the Alvin submersible on the cover of National Geographic and was absolutely captivated by the vehicle's ability to transport ordinary humans to the seafloor.
Alec Baldwin watches National Geographic because 'I am a grown man'
Alec Baldwin returns to TV Friday in a more serious role, as the host of National Geographic's programming block "Night of Exploration."
Sylvia Earle on Women in Science
There's no question that women have made strides in careers that were once the exclusive province of men.
'National Geographic' to Explore Online Pay Model
The "web magazine" will be different from what appears on NationalGeographic.com , though some of the content will be the same.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Photograph of explorer Andrea Marshall underwater with a super manta
Isla de Plata, an island off the coast of Ecuador, is home to the Machalilla National Park.
International Business Times
Cheetah Speed In The Wild Clocked With Greater Accuracy Than Ever Before
A team of scientists led by Royal Veterinary College researcher Alan Wilson fixed radio tracking collars on five wild cheetahs in Botswana.
Rob Lowe As JFK
Rob Lowe is playing JFK in a new documentary drama on National Geographic called Killing Kennedy .