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Since its inception nearly 130 years ago, the core purpose of National Geographic has been to further the knowledge and awareness of our world.
Since its inception nearly 130 years ago, the core purpose of National Geographic has been to further the knowledge and awareness of our world.

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Photo of the Day: "Mexico is one of those countries which surprises you around every corner," says #YourShot photographer Karsten Hoenack of his experience photographing this mountain chain in Coahuila. #Photography

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Photo of the Day: In Havana, Cuba, a young man shows off his skills with a lasso. #Photography 

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Teatro La Fenice or "The Phoenix Theatre" is one of the most famous opera houses in Italy. Fitting for its name, the Venice theater has burned down and been rebuilt three times. 

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Photo of the Day: "Having children made me change the way I see the world; ordinary things become extraordinary in the eyes of children," writes #YourShot photographer Vironica Golden. #Photography 

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Photo of the Day: Colorful transport containers wait to be shipped in Algeciras, Spain. This port is one of the largest in Europe, transporting roughly 100 million tons of goods in 2015. #Photography

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Photo of the Day: Window cleaners work 50, even 60 stories up in the air in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. #Photography

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Photo of the Day: Using a 100mm macro lens, #YourShot photographer Danny Sepkowski captured this abstract view of sand being sucked up into a wave. #Photography

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Aeronautical engineers at MIT analyzed how carry-on items increase operational costs on three major airlines. Take a look. 

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Photo of the Day: Gelada baboons huddle together in the Simien Mountains of Ethiopia, where the temperatures are often described as “summer every day, winter every night." #Photography

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Photo of the Day: A miner pauses in the ocher mines on the Iranian island of Hormuz. Ocher, which is naturally reddish brown, is used in products like paint, cosmetics, and ceramics. #Photography 
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