Photo of the Day: "Since [the kids] are best friends, I wanted to show them in a different light, through their feet and their reflections," writes #YourShot member Pablo Ponti of this image taken in Luanda, Angola. #photography
Photo of the Day: "For Africa, it is literally the tree of life," writes #YourShot member Marsel van Oosten of baobabs, pictured here in Madagascar. The trees can store thousands of liters of water in their trunks. #photography
"Photography is by nature a solitary act. This is the one time, the one place, where we are not competitive. We are sharing with each other," says photographer Vince Musi of the annual LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph. Hear from our experts why this event has become a standout among the rest. #NatGeoProof
What draws people to the poles again and again? Journey to some of the most isolated places on Earth with our experts in the field, and learn what makes the polar regions so unusual—and so captivating: http://on.natgeo.com/1FEX2bZ
President Obama gave credibility to the former niche issue of Colony Collapse Disorder—the mysterious worldwide decline in the honeybee population—on Tuesday, by announcing his plan to protect the world's pollinators. But not all activists are happy with it. #FutureofFood
After a recent study revealed that the common cuttle fish's skin has the same light-sensitive proteins most animals have in their eyes, scientists set out to answer the tantalizing question—do cephalopods have some form of "vision" on their skin?
It's increasingly clear that everyone has a unique community of microbes—or microbiome—living on their bodies. Could the DNA of these tiny residents also reveal our identity, just like fingerprints or our own DNA?
While navigating the dry riverbeds that substitute for roads on the western shore of Kenya's Lake Turkana, archaeologist Sonia Harmand turned left instead of right—a misdirection that led to an enormous payoff.
well JK, I doubt that you "feel sorry" for me any more than that you have an open mind and considered the veracity of what I was saying. You appear to be one of those pathetic individuals who can no longer integrate and enjoy new ideas, whose mind is frozen and no longer has the strength or free will to change it. And I "make you sad". Ridiculous.
Photo of the Day: In Nepal's Kathmandu Valley, young Newari girls called kumaris are worshipped as living goddesses—such as Dangol, pictured here, who applies special makeup for festivals. #photography