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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: Argentinians peruse a bookshop housed in an old theater in Buenos Aries. #Photography

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At 19, Kathy Ku had a simple idea that would change thousands of lives, not to mention her own. What's yours? Today is the last day to submit your ideas for a chance to win $25,000 toward making it a reality. http://on.natgeo.com/2w7FXYY #ChasingGenius

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Photo of the Day: Eman Al Majali crosses a crevasse around the Hinku Valley in the Nepalese Himalayas while training to summit Mount Everest. #Photography

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Your one big idea could change the world. Submit your video story for a chance to win $25,000 in funding. http://on.natgeo.com/2hYgvPo #ChasingGenius

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Photo of the Day: "The sight of this monstrous supercell was the stuff of dreams to me," says Your Shot photographer Will Eades. #Photography

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Photo of the Day: A Memorial Day Watchfire burns in Syracuse, New York. Your Shot photographer Stefani Reynolds explains the practice: "After a battle, there was an age-old tradition of building a large fire, in the hopes that it would guide lost soldiers back to where they needed to be." #Photography

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Photo of the Day: The Cần Thơ Bridge rises above the fog in Vietnam. The bridge, which is more than a mile and a half long, has four lanes for traffic and two for bikes. #Photography

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Technology-driven businesses such as New Jersey-based Bowery are #ChasingGenius by foregoing traditional farming in favor of warehouses and LED fixtures.

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Photo of the Day: An internally displaced Afghan woman holds her child in a refugee camp in Kabul, Afghanistan. According to Amnesty International, 1.2 million Afghans were internally displaced in 2016. #Photography

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See how one couple is #ChasingGenius by working to replace more asphalt with solar cells—and possibly linking the panels up with driverless cars.
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