National Geographic Society

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Name: National Geographic Society
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How Healthy—and Accurate—Is the Paleo Diet?

The Paleo Diet, which is based on how our Paleolithic ancestors supposedly ate—lots of meat and vegetables, no grains, sugar or dairy—is hugely popular. Ann Gibbons examines anthropologists' critiques of the diet and reveals that it is based on some major ... [Published WNYC - 9 hours ago]
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Video shows what these alien-looking sea creatures look like up close

The Portuguese man o' war, also known as the weirdest looking creature with the coolest name, was captured in an up close video that shows how stunning this colorful alien-looking, not jellyfish, blown-up balloon can be. I can't believe these things live ... [Published Gizmodo - 4 hours ago]
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Oregon prison inmates watch nature videos in solitary: report

BETH NAKAMURA/The Oregonian /Landov This is the “Blue Room” at Snake River Correctional Institution where inmates can watch nature videos in solitary confinement.The calming sight of birds in flight is one way an Oregon prison is keeping their inmates ... [Published New York Daily News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Watch: Fish Eats Shark

A close-up of an Atlantic goliath grouper. A fish like the one above, was caught on video eating a shark. Photograph by Raul Touzon, National Geographic CreativeThe Atlantic goliath grouper ( Epinephelus itajara ) isn’t the meanest or fastest fish on ... [Published National Geographic - 10 hours ago]
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Shining light in dark corners

A young boy lies on a filthy prison cell mattress in Port Harcourt in the Niger Delta. His cellmates are grown men suffering mental illness. The little boy has malaria and typhoid. He has not had a change of clothes in months.New Zealand photographer ... [Published Manawatu Standard - 10 hours ago]
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Pictures of a Lethal, Gelatinous Beauty

The vibrant hues and ethereal body of the Portuguese man-of-war entice people to take a closer look, but beware—to those who draw too near, this delicate creature delivers a painful sting.Being built like a glass-blown ship at full sail is what gave the ... [Published National Geographic - 13 hours ago]
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Panda Paradise: Chinese breeding center hopes to protect world panda populations

A new National Geographic documentary takes an exclusive look at a breeding center in China where pandas are born and raised in captivity to be released into the wild. Jan Crawford reports ... [Published CBS News - 13 hours ago]
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The world’s greatest feats of engineering

Ecologist Sees Rain Forest Through Villagers' EyesChris Golden, a 2014 National Geographic emerging explorer, studies the rich relationship people have with the rain forest in Madagascar and how it affects their lives and health. His research into the ... [Published MSN Canada - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Rolex launches new version of divers’ watch

In celebration of its partnership with National Geographic’s documentary film, Deepsea Challenge, Rolex has introduced the new Rolex Deepsea watch.Described as the ultimate divers’ watch, the Rolex Deepsea watch is said to define new standards of robustness, ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Bozeman ranked in top 25 best ski towns in world

. -Big news for Bozeman, and it's in National Geographic. The magazine lists Bozeman as one of the top 25 ski towns in the entire world.The magazine calls Bozeman the "adventure capital of the Northern Rockies." They say it is a destination for extreme ... [Published KECI.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

National Geographic Photographers Reveal Horrible Things That Happen On The Job

The Photo Society , a website run by a group of National Geographic photographers, has compiled a list of the horrible and crazy things that have happened to them on assignment.It was put together as a tribute to photographer Wes Skiles , who recently ... [Published TAXI - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

APOPO in National Geographic

National Geographic just featured APOPO in a story called “Giant Rats Trained to Sniff Out Tuberculosis in Africa.” An excerpt:“Training rats to detect TB is a relatively new endeavor for  APOPO , the Belgian nonprofit organization that’s best known for ... [Published Skoll Foundation - Aug 21 2014]

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...Its mission is as follows: "We aspire to stimulate curiosity and inspire science learning in everyone by creating fun, memorable experiences, because we value science as an indispensable tool for understanding our world, accessibility and inclusiveness, and enriching people's lives."
"The dim lighting, the sound of waves crashing, the sight of the beach video with waves repetitively going in and out with palm trees swaying ... all provided an effective distraction, an 'escape from my immediate situation, in a matter that didn't 'pump me up,’” the inmate wrote."
"We were brought up with the idea of how important it was to seek fairness. Things should be fair. Life isn't fair, that's a fact, but actually we should try and make it so. That was underlying, I suppose."

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Capturing a change [Published Today Online - 5 hours ago]
Career Services provides more support, opportun... [Published Colgate University - 6 hours ago]
California Drought: Why Should You Care? [Published Water & Wastes Digest - 7 hours ago]
The New Heart of Old Athens [Published National Geographic - 7 hours ago]
Magazines' Challenges With Tablets, Apps [Published NetNewsCheck - 8 hours ago]
How Healthy—and Accurate—Is the Paleo Diet? [Published WNYC - 9 hours ago]
Don’t Believe the Anti-Government Tale Spun by ... [Published Slate Magazine - 9 hours ago]
Watch: Fish Eats Shark [Published National Geographic - 10 hours ago]
How Hummingbirds Got Their Sweet Tooth [Published Value Walk - 10 hours ago]
Shining light in dark corners [Published Manawatu Standard - 10 hours ago]
Your chance to have your say in the future of P... [Published Wales Online - 11 hours ago]
Cape Organization Brings International Oyster S... [Published Falmouth Enterprise - 12 hours ago]
Hedgehogs finding homes as pets [Published Reading Eagle - 12 hours ago]
NYC's Nutmeg adds sound designer/engineer Brian... [Published Post Magazine - 12 hours ago]
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The Giver [Published Banner - 13 hours ago]
Birds lost their sweet tooth, hummingbirds got ... [Published UPI - 13 hours ago]
Pictures of a Lethal, Gelatinous Beauty [Published National Geographic - 13 hours ago]
Panda Paradise: Chinese breeding center hopes t... [Published CBS News - 13 hours ago]
Is It OK To Pee In The Ocean? [Published Business Insider - 14 hours ago]
5 Ways To Explore The Amazing Planet Earth With... [Published Huffington Post - 14 hours ago]
A life lesson from the Dog Whisperer [Published First Coast News - 15 hours ago]
Mysterious Jelly-Like Fish Washing Up Along Wes... [Published Newser - 16 hours ago]
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'Green News Report' - August 21, 2014 [Published The BRAD BLOG - Aug 21 2014]
  IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Way too much water now falling on the Arizona desert; Another day, another toxic spill, this time in the Ohio River; New breakthrough recycles old car batteries into solar panels; Wind energy prices ...
Goliath Grouper Gobbles Up a 4-Foot Shark in 1 ... [Published Mashable! - Aug 21 2014]
Shark Week may be over, but clearly, not everyone got the message. A group fishing off the coast of Bonita Springs, Florida, accidentally hooked a 4-foot-long blacktip shark, but lurking in the waters below was an even bigger catch: a Goliath ...
Scientists Discover Microbes in a Subglacial An... [Published TIME.com - Aug 21 2014]
The frozen desert of Antarctica is challenging enough for life — never mind conditions beneath that ice-bound mass. But NBC News reports that a recent discovery by scientists reveals the water beneath the West Antarctic Ice Sheet to be swarming with ...
An Electronic Camouflage Cloak Inspired By Colo... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Aug 20 2014]
OctopusFlickr CC by 2.0 An octopus evading a predator has one of the coolest evolutionary adaptations up its (eight) sleeves; in a matter of milliseconds, its skin can change color and opacity to blend in with the surroundings, rendering the creature ...
The Future of Philanthropy and How Nonprofits a... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 20 2014]
5 Questions with Steve Delfin from America's Charities SOURCE: America's Charities DESCRIPTION:<p style="outline-width: 0px;text-align: justify;"&gt; This blog post was originally featured in the Here's My Chance MCON Changemakers Interview series ...
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The Longform Guide to Cuba [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 19 2014]
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3D Systems Gets On-Board the Millennial Trains ... [Published 3D Systems Latest News - Aug 06 2014]
The TreadRight Foundation Announces Sponsorship... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 31 2014]
COSI Partners With National Geographic Cinema V... [Published Financial Services - Apr 30 2014]
National Geographic purchases Plan Vivo offsets [Published U&We - Feb 14 2014]
FIPCOM, Einladung zur Teilnahme bis 31. Januar ... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 07 2014]
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