Kai Lightner is a 14-year-old superstar in the world of rock climbing. What keeps him going and pushes him to the next level? His mom.
Kai Lightner is a 14yearold superstar in the world of rock climbing

This Rock Climbing Kid's Hidden Strength: His Super Mom

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Cheryl Crane
Marcelo Guido
Ross Smith
Satisfy your wanderlust with these beautiful photos of natural wonders, cities, and people around the world.
Satisfy your wanderlust with these beautiful photos of natural wonders cities and

81 Captivating Travel Photographs From Around the World

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Omair Ibn Mufeed Rasheed
Karin Filling
Taouhida Elhorry
Though their impacts still resonate throughout society, not all influential minds become household names. See if you can put names to the faces of these 13 geniuses. #Genius
Though their impacts still resonate throughout society not all influential minds become

Quiz: Can You Name These 13 Geniuses?

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Sándor Frigyesi
Katia Hernandez
Rebecah Tromm
"I grew up not knowing where I came from or how I got here. And why am I being treated as less than a human?" [ Natgeo.com Link ]
Yvonne Gokul Edwards
Tami Baudot Keehn
Laurie Ward
“The fastest way to lose money is to own a Highland estate,” said a former Laird of the Balavil Estate. See how class, culture, nature—and time itself—are determining what will happen to Scotland's Moors.
The fastest way to lose money is to own a Highland estate

What Will Become of Scotland's Moors?

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Lala Berondo
Raised in an orphanage until the age of six, 17-year-old Catalina eventually made a life and a home in the underground tunnels of Romania.
Raised in an orphanage until the age of six 17yearold Catalina eventually

One Girl's Tunnel Life: Under the Streets of Bucharest

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Agge Wildlifegeek
Demetrius Ross
Georgina Mg
Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, Tuscany is also known for its picturesque landscapes and rolling green hills. [ Natgeo.com Link ]
Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance Tuscany is also known
Anne Pearn
Wayne Moll
Constantine Dino Vassiliou
Watch: This artist and professor uses chip grafting to create trees that grow up to 40 different varieties of fruits. "It's essentially an eight to nine year process." #ArborDay
Watch This artist and professor uses chip grafting to create trees that

This Crazy Tree Grows 40 Kinds of Fruit

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Marina Flamenco
Cyndi Hansel
Frederick Ramos
Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked violence in Los Angeles, explore the tumultuous period through rarely-seen archival footage. #LA92 premieres Sunday at 9/8c on National Geographic.
Sampiro Locke
Shelly Elizabeth
Antonio Arrieta
Surreal, tall, or tiny, take a look at these extraordinary trees in honor of #ArborDay.
Surreal tall or tiny take a look at these extraordinary trees in honor of ArborDay

14 Pictures of Extraordinary Trees

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Simon Daultrey
Kwai Ping Tong
Thomas Taylor
After a severe attack by a grizzly bear, this survivor reflects, "It was totally on me." [ Natgeo.com Link ]
Elaine Gebert Williams
Matt Campasano
Chad MacKenzie
King Tut's father rebelled against tradition when it came to art and architecture. See the differences side-by-side in this interactive.
King Tuts father rebelled against tradition when it came to art and

Art in the Age of Akhenaten

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Carla Christine Ivey
Max Cooke
Eagan McVegan
The largest of Spain's Canary Islands, Tenerife is an alluring destination with untouched nature, abandoned places, and minimal light pollution.
The largest of Spains Canary Islands Tenerife is an alluring destination with

Discover This Island's Hidden Treasures in a Stunning Time-Lapse

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Annette Stelivan
Antonio Ruiz Oliva
Jan Stephens
"The work is a mosaic," says photographer Peter van Agtmael. "Even if it's melancholy it is an homage to America."
The work is a mosaic says photographer Peter van Agtmael Even if

The Fractured States of America

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Steven Potkanski
Daniel Davis
Śohail
Whether it's illegal wildlife poaching in Kenya or the sex trade in Ukraine, National Geographic photographer Brent Stirton tells stories to make a difference.
Whether its illegal wildlife poaching in Kenya or the sex trade in

Sorrow, Horror & Joy: Through the Lens of Brent Stirton

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Bill Luck
Adrian Murrell
Tom Veg
A manta ray swims off the coast of Indonesia, where the world’s largest manta sanctuary was established in 2014. [ Natgeo.com Link ]
A manta ray swims off the coast of Indonesia where the worlds
Cory Cheyne
Terri Stromgren Otto
Leanne Dziwenko-Chartrand
We may not be able to precisely record human dreams yet—but scientists are getting closer.
We may not be able to precisely record human dreams yetbut scientists

Dreams + Computer Science = Mind-Bending Art

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Aj Kaariainen
Masibulele Dasi
Zainab Rafiq
These 3-D sculptures, called blooms, create a mesmerizing illusion when filmed with precise settings. Take a look.
These 3D sculptures called blooms create a mesmerizing illusion when filmed with

What Makes These Sculptures Look So Perfect?

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Françis Dechmann
Octavio Arias
Leonardo Tara
Many farmers in Iceland set their horses free to roam the mountains in the summer. How do they get back? [ Natgeo.com Link ]
Daniel Whittaker
Susan Morton
Antoinette Cumming
From adapting to high altitudes and desert climates to creating today's tools and medicine, see how we've evolved over time.
From adapting to high altitudes and desert climates to creating todays tools

Beyond Human: A Visual Timeline of Our Evolution

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Kim Ward
Nathan Øshuizen
Mason Cross