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Video by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey): timelapse of #NamcheBazar at night, part of a short film put together by the @natgeo team. Namche is the gateway to the #Khumbu and the main trading hub on the way to #Everest. You can see the whole video called "Why Sherpas Climb" in a link in the header of my
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Photos: Unexpected discoveries while on assignment on.natgeo.com/1willnG
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@RobertClarkphoto A young Inca boy in the Andes of Peru. I stopped at a mountain pass at 14,500 ft for gasoline and shot a few photos of a group of villagers heading to a festival. @thephotosociety @instituteartist
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Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery offers tragic testimony to America's most recent wars: on.natgeo.com/1FxcrIf
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selfie by @vincentjmusi "Any inspiration ? I just keep thinking: we've set loose an obsessive perfectionist in the middle of a swamp..." senior photo editor Elizabeth Krist from the just published Proof blog @natgeo, a true behind-the-scenes account of our 8 year collaboration on Lowcountry Legacy,
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How to see "one of the most vivid autumns anywhere in the world:" on.natgeo.com/1FwSyBl
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Elk cross the Madison River inside Yellowstone National Park. iPhone photo by David Guttenfelder @dguttenfelder on assignment for @natgeo in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
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Why a swordfish's sword doesn't break: on.natgeo.com/1whSYWM
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Why authorities push voluntary isolation in the face of Ebola: on.natgeo.com/1FwjmBx
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Photo // @jimmy_chin Night flight over Gotham. Up in the air w @vinfarrell and @nyonair. Seems quite peaceful from this #perspective. Nice to get a bit of air under my feet. #nyc #thecitythatneversleeps
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The northern white rhinoceros is one step closer to extinction with the death of Suni: on.natgeo.com/1Fw3eA5
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@marcusbleasdale has been back covering the #CARcrisis this past week along the border of Central African Republic (CAR) and Cameroon. Here a border guard monitors the point where thousands of CAR refugees have crossed the river into Cameroon.
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Photo by @irablockphoto (Ira Block) Some of the 108 Stupas at Dochula Pass in Bhutan. The Stupas were built in 2004 at this 3150 meter (10,332 feet) site to commemorate a Bhutanese military victory.  A Stupa is a Buddhist religious structure, and 108 is a very auspicious number. Traveling with my #
Report: A living elephant is as valuable as 76 dead elephants on.natgeo.com/1whj10n
Photo by @chamiltonjames (Charlie Hamilton James) Cape vultures look through the bars of their enclosure at the Vulpro rehab centre in South Africa. These birds, who have recovered from poisoning await release. Africa's vultures are in free fall decline for myriad reasons - all involve poisoning. So
Watch: Turning an eroding desert into a wondrous oasis on.natgeo.com/1whdZAZ
A century later, relics emerge from a war frozen in time: on.natgeo.com/10glnBS
Photo @ladzinski / A #blueGumTree standing proud in a field of #WildFlowers in the western cape of South Africa. In the world of wild flowers the western cape is among the 6 #floristicKingdoms, of which, it is the smallest but most diverse. @natgeocreative @3stringsproductions #earth365
"Lost" satellite photos reveal surprising views of Earth in the 1960s: on.natgeo.com/10g0nex
Discover some of our favorite photos from the pages of Traveler: on.natgeo.com/1wgBoTc
Photo: @randyolson | Saltwater Crocodile in Yellow Waters area of Kakadu National Park, Australia. The Saltwater Crocodile is the largest of all living reptiles and is found in the Northern Territory. They are believed to grow to as large as 20 feet long. They can potentially eat any animal includi
Extremely rare white rhino dies in Kenya: on.natgeo.com/10f1z1T
This week: Spot Mercury, Orionid meteor shower on.natgeo.com/1wgcItU
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey). Sonam Dorji, a climbing Sherpa from Phortse working for IMG carries some of the last loads down from high camps on #Everest to base camp. The hard work of less celebrated climbers goes unnoticed in a world that celebrates every one of the summits made by Western
Fossils suggest that long before birds and bees, vertebrates used internal fertilization: on.natgeo.com/1wg2cCZ
What's the hardest part about on an expedition? on.natgeo.com/1wfUd99
Photo: @stevewinterphoto. Chicago, I can't wait to share my stories about photographing big cats for @NatGeo with you @GoodmanTheatre this evening. For those in other parts of the country visit my website, linked in my profile description, for future dates and stops. And don't forget to do your par
Photo- @andy_bardon /// Monday Mind Surf /// A local surfer pulls into a wave at Teahupo'o, Tahiti. This notoriously dangerous wave dumps thousands of gallons of water onto a razor sharp reef, and is highly regarded as one of the ultimate test pieces in the surfing world. Shot in the French Polynes
Why did thousands of venomous spiders swarm a house? on.natgeo.com/1wfEx5J
Photo: @melissafarlow | Eleven nuns make their home behind closed walls, living a life of commitment to poverty and celebacy at Val Mustiar, a world-famous Benedictine Convent of St. John. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The alpine monastery was founded by Charlemagne, was built in the 8th centu
"This part of the South used to be too hot for anybody to care about before mosquito control, before bridges" on.natgeo.com/1wfvRfD
A beauty even in death, the #Amazon is cloaked in smoke from fires set to clear the forest for industrial-scale farming of corn and soy beans, in Mato Grossi #Brazil. To see the entire transition, scroll through @geosteinmetz Photo by George Steinmetz on assignment for NG magazine story on Feeding
Mistakes and reversals shake trust in Ebola response: on.natgeo.com/10dqYcc
Photos: Birds flaunt their feathers on.natgeo.com/1wfirQO
Photo by @paleyphoto (Matthieu Paley). Fiery sunset in #Cappadocia, #Turkey, known for its ancient rock-cut houses and temples. Slowly closing in on a wonderful and intense National Geographic Photo expedition. #NGExpeditions @natgeotravel @thephotosociety @natgeocreative
Space photos: A distant galaxy, Saturn's moon Tethys, and more on.natgeo.com/10cr6J2
Sherpas and Western outfitters look to next year's climbing season: on.natgeo.com/1tE0BsU
Watch: Get up close with king penguins and elephant seals on.natgeo.com/1weIdEH
Queen of the underworld sheds light new light on Greek tomb: on.natgeo.com/1tDTh0b
What lessons can we learn from Hurricane Sandy? on.natgeo.com/1weybDr
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey). Mingma Sherpa walks by one of many monuments to climbers who died in the #Himalayas. The spot is on the hike to #EverestBaseCamp. I find myself thinking of those who died in the recent #Nepal avalanches and of the families they left behind. More images from my
Here are answers to questions about the Ebola virus surfacing in the news: on.natgeo.com/1wesh5t