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Indian-origin boy wins 2013 National Geographic contest (Lead, correcting intro) - Indiatalkies.com
Washington, May 23: Twelve-year-old Indian-origin boy Sathwik Karnik won the 2013 National Geographic Bee by correctly naming Chimborazo, a peak in Ecuador, as the farthest point on earth from the centre of the earth.
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The Washington Post
The "Titanic" and "Avatar" creator has a long association with National Geographic , primarily for his work on underwater research and innovation.
Wed May 22, 2013
Bad Astronomy Blog
The eternal Aboriginal
National Geographic has an interesting article up, unoriginally titled Australia's Aboriginals .
Westlake middle school student places in top 15 at National Geographic bee
Lee Burneson Middle School seventh-grader Kyle Yu placed in the top 15 at the preliminaries of the National Geographic Bee .
Mon May 20, 2013
Portrait of storm chaser Tim Samaras after a storm.
While officials start to tally injuries, wrecked homes, and upturned lives, tornado researchers and chasers are swinging into high gear.
Sun May 19, 2013
Williamson Daily News Online
Bob Scott says the people of Pike and Mingo Counties do not realize the potential of the history in their backyard, and he wants to spur local groups to take advantage of that history.
Sat May 18, 2013
Secret to Closing a BioBlitz in New Orleans
A BioBlitz is a 24-hour event in which teams of volunteer scientists, families, students, teachers, and other community members work together to find and identify as many species of plants, animals, microbes, fungi, and other organisms as possible.
The Sons of Old Dartmouth
National Geographic is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the ascent of Everest, and the magazine has produced a list of the fifteen greatest American climbers who have been up the mountain.
Mail on Sunday
National Geographic's 2013 Traveler Photo Contest: Stunning entries...
Every year National Geographic asks the world's adventurers to enter their epic photographs into its Traveler Photo Contest - and each year the submissions prove stunning.
Playing Russian Roulette With a Volcano
So begins National Geographic staff writer Rowe Findley's gripping firsthand account of the events leading up to the massive May 18, 1980, eruption of Mount St.
Fri May 17, 2013
Arcadia Brewing Co. featured in National Geographic for clean water initiative
Arcadia Brewing Co. is being featured in the National Geographic for its participation in the Natural Resources Defense Council's Brewers for Clean Water initiative.
N.C. BBQ joint among Nat Geo's best
Lovers of eastern North Carolina barbecue know all about the Skylight Inn, a little joint in Ayden, about 100 miles southeast of Raleigh.
The Red Ferret Journal
National Geographic Shoe Lights - there's adventure afoot
The scariest thing about hiking at night is not really knowing where to put your feet.
Thu May 16, 2013
Photo District News
How Photographers Keep Their Work and Life in Balance
The Orsini family on vacation at Smugglers' Notch in Vermont. Craig Orsini is one of four photographers we interviewed to find out how he balances work and family.
Poor Mojo Newswire
Belize Construction company Destroys Mayan Pyramid in Latest Refutation of Libertarianism
A construction company in Belize gradually hollowed out and ultimately destroyed a 60-foot, 2300-year-old Mayan pyramid to get gravel for paving roads, National Geographic reports.
National Geographic launching locally built travel guides in BP oil spill states
The National Geographic Geotourism web site for Eastern Newfoundland. Plans are underway for a similar guide for Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, four states impacted by BP's Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill in 2010.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Transhumanist Wager
Philosopher, entrepreneur, and former National Geographic and New York Times correspondent Zoltan Istvan presents his visionary novel, The Transhumanist Wager , as a seminal statement of our times.
From T. rex to the Tasmanian tiger, here's what it would take to resurrect these lost species.
Do you miss the mammoth? Dream of dodos? Long for Lycaena dispar dispar ? After centuries of driving species after species to extinction, we're now tantalizingly close to bringing some of them back.
Tue May 14, 2013
Dogs, humans evolved together: Are dogs and humans more connected?
Dogs and humans evolved together according to a new study. On May 14, National Geographic reported that new research suggests that dogs and humans have grown together for many more years than previously speculated.