More than 30 pre-Columbian urns were found by construction workers in Nicaragua—while working on a new baseball stadium.
More than 30 pre Columbian urns were found by construction workers in

Ancient Funerary Urns

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Elisa Morales
Nathalie Lambotte
Cindy Boyd VanCantfort
Shortfin makos are considered the fastest sharks over short distances—superior even to great whites. See how they manage their quick bursts of speed.
Shortfin makos are considered the fastest sharks over short distances—superior even to

What Makes Mako Sharks the Fastest Sharks in the Ocean?

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Paul Williams
Sahl Strickland
Kégan King
Tranquility Base—the site of the #Apollo11 landing in 1969—is still tranquil. But for how long?
Tranquility Base—the site of the Apollo11 landing in 1969—is still tranquil But

New Moon Race Endangers Historic Space Artifacts

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Logan Janzen
Thomas Es Thomas
Luis Pazos
Challenged to #ProtectTheseLands, photographers from around the world share pictures of their most beloved natural places.
Challenged to ProtectTheseLands photographers from around the world share pictur

Captivating Pictures of Places Worth Protecting

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Sharron Austin
This close encounter with a curious Arabian red fox was captured by photographer Mohammad Murad as the cub approached his lens. [ Natgeo.com Link ]
This close encounter with a curious Arabian red fox was captured by

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Jeanette Stewart
Sharron Austin
Guoyu Deng
A 9-year-old boy walking through the New Mexico desert stumbled upon an extremely rare find—a million-year-old Stegomastodon fossil.
A 9 year old boy walking through the New Mexico desert stumbled

Boy Trips While Hiking, Discovers Million-Year-Old Fossil

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Garnet Suss
Maxwell Mhlanga
These weird, wondrous animals live under the ice caps of Greenland—how many do you recognize?
These weird wondrous animals live under the ice caps of Greenland—how many

Life Under Greenland's Ice

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Sadaf Sarfraz Siddiqui
Jen DeNoble
A new space race is under way, fueled by scientists, visionaries, and dreamers who have set their sights on the moon.
A new space race is under way fueled by scientists visionaries and

The Next Moon Landing Is Near—Thanks to These Pioneering Engineers

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Tony Walker
Keimo Clayton
The remains of a couple who had been missing for 75 years were recently discovered—frozen in time near the Tsanfleuron glacier in the Swiss Alps.
The remains of a couple who had been missing for 75 years

Bodies Missing for 75 Years Found—Thanks to Melting Glacier

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Jamie Swenson Simmons
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Photographer Aleš K. captured this beautiful autumn view of Lake Braies and the Dolomites in South Tyrol, Italy. [ Natgeo.com Link ]
Photographer Aleš K captured this beautiful autumn view of Lake Braies and

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Agazos Filos
Livia Cozzi
Maya Sita Tara
Hundreds of well-preserved castles ornament Europe's cities and landscapes. In honor of #PalaceDay, here are ten that live up to our fairytale fantasies.
Hundreds of well preserved castles ornament Europe's cities and landscapes In honor

Top 10 Castles of Europe

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Eric Russo
Anthea Le Tessier
Matthew Rediker
Thanks to custom-made cameras and plenty of patience, our 10th story on hummingbirds shows the incredible birds like you've never seen them before.
Thanks to custom made cameras and plenty of patience our 10th story

How to Photograph a Hummingbird Mid-Flight

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Susan Centonzo
Jack D. Roy
Rozalia Trammell
Witness the spectacle of scores of sharks feeding on a massive school of fish near a beach in Western Australia.
Witness the spectacle of scores of sharks feeding on a massive school

Sharks Feed in Mesmerizing Footage

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Miguel Tuazon Timbol
Nicholas D. Dodge
Iceland's turf houses are a lasting symbol of an achitectural tradition brought to Europe by the Vikings more than a thousand years ago.
Iceland's turf houses are a lasting symbol of an achitectural tradition brought

Iceland's Turf Houses Merge Beautifully With Nature

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Jay MacLeod
Meet Diego—a dog helping to protect rhinos in Kenya—in this short film about what it takes to become an anti-poaching pooch.
Meet Diego—a dog helping to protect rhinos in Kenya—in this short film

Meet the Dog Trained to Take Down Poachers

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Marloes de Heij
Mary Jo Mocere Wieber
“These beautiful delicate snakes are found in abundance in the rainforest of Agumbe,” writes photographer Vinod Nicholas, who spotted this green vine snake while walking through the rainforest. [ Natgeo.com Link ]
“These beautiful delicate snakes are found in abundance in the rainforest of

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“I’m tired, and I don’t want to do it anymore,” says Mauli Dhan of the seasonal death-defying honey harvest. See why the Kulung peope still seek honey guarded by the world's largest honeybees.
“I’m tired and I don’t want to do it anymore ” says

The Last Death-Defying Honey Hunter of Nepal

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Shirley Y. Siegel
Tina Early
Despite a dark chapter in its recent past, this small community is carrying on its traditional "cabalgata" celebration—a three-day horseback ride punctuated with rodeos, music and activities.
Despite a dark chapter in its recent past this small community is

This Three-Day Horseback Ride Keeps Mexican Traditions Alive

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Diane Gait
Barbara J Bergfeld
Luke Strom
Tethered by a single rope held by a partner, these workers risk their lives to repair one of the world's most famous structures.
Tethered by a single rope held by a partner these workers risk

Repairing the Great Wall of China Is a Dangerous Job

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Clay Nroht
Karen Holley Hamnik
Bruce Pitt Jr.
Children in Vietnam's Binh Thuan province play with old motorcycle tires on a sand dune. [ Natgeo.com Link ]
Children in Vietnam's Binh Thuan province play with old motorcycle tires on a sand dune

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Minh Quân
Justin Hackstadt
Joey Bridges