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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: In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, an old nine-story apartment building called the CafΓ© Apartment has been turned into a home for coffee shops, restaurants, and coworking spaces.

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Photo of the Day: Mer de Glace is a glacier in the French Alps. Here, adventurers climb up a moulin, a vertical shaft inside of the glacier, to emerge back on top.

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Photo of the Day: In Patna, India, spectators watch as adventurous men and women drive vehicles at high speed around the walls, eventually riding parallel to the ground. #Photography

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Photo of the Day: Your Shot photographer Freya Dowson tells us that this elephant calf has already beat the odds. At only a few days old, this young elephant calf survived being stuck in mud and eventual abandonment before The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust arrived on the Kenyan coast to rescue her. #Photography

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Photo of the Day: Vibrant fall foliage surrounds Komadome Falls in Nasu, Japan. Nasu, approximately 120 miles north of Tokyo, is known for its hiking trails and stunning autumn colors. #Photography

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Photo of the Day: Your Shot photographer Vincent Roazzi, Jr., was working in Havana, Cuba, when he reaped the benefits of being flexible. "I was originally photographing the green jumpsuited mechanic and his orange car when a group of skaters showed up," he says. #Photography

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Photo of the Day: High-rises of public housing bustle with life in Macau, China. The autonomous region off the south coast of China used to be a Portuguese colony until 1999 and is now a resort city. #Photography

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Photo of the Day: A slackliner walks a highline over Navagio Beach in Zakythos, Greece. Slacklining is a sport involving a flat rope strung between two points, often with less tension than a tightrope. #Photography

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Photo of the Day: Three silky sharks cruise in the waters of Jardines de la Reina, or Gardens of the Queen, a national marine park in Cuba. The park covers 850 square miles, and remains one of the best protected areas in the Caribbean. #Photography

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Photo of the Day: A night market, called Talad Nud Rod Fai, bustles in Bangkok, Thailand, behind the large Esplanade shopping center. #Photography
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