"We spend so much time in our culture trying to make things look pretty and uniform. ... We've built a culture where having something different about yourself isn't necessarily valued," says Fritz Liedtke of why he photographs freckled faces. #NatGeoProof
Not deterred by the dangers of studying deadly pathogens, 2015 Emerging Explorer Daniel Streicker specializes in the cross-species transmission of disease from bats and other animals. Learn more about how he hopes to prevent the next pandemic.
Photo of the Day: "The sadness shows on the little kid's face, because something is missing, which is the mother," writes #YourShot member Ali Al-Zaidi of this image of two siblings in Ethiopia. #photography
You wouldn't think to roast blueberries and pair them with honey—or would you? Introducing IBM's much-anticipated Chef Watson, a supercomputer designed to create unexpected yet delicious flavor combinations. #FutureofFood
In May 1930, the month after Gandhi led a march to protest British restrictions on salt, a group of nonviolent activists were savagely beaten here. See more images showcasing how—and where—Gandhi's legacy lives on.
Meet the 2015-2016 recipients of the Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship—five people that will travel the globe utilizing multi-media storytelling techniques to raise awareness, and find solutions for the world's shared international concerns.
Photographer Matthieu Paley traveled to remote parts of the world to document the evolution of diet for our #FutureofFood series. Watch him talk about his experiences with the Hadza people of Tanzania—the world's last remaining hunter-gatherers.
Photo of the Day: Though Dubai is known for its grandiose cityscapes, it also has a vast and awe-inspiring natural beauty, writes #YourShot member Abrar Mohsin, who captured this image from a helicopter. #photography