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Photo by @TomasVH. A smile is one of our most basic and simple reactions. Yet in photojournalism, it’s almost a taboo to show. When documenting natural disasters, conflict and poverty, we photographers often search for a distinct moment which captures the grave circumstances, often avoiding the joy
Photos: Your must-visit destinations of 2014 on.natgeo.com/1iXjixr
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Tyrannosaurus rex invades D.C. museum: on.natgeo.com/1p8t4UY
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Severe scurvy struck Christopher Columbus's crew: on.natgeo.com/1iWIRPh
Photos: Dive into an underwater kelp forest on.natgeo.com/1p89yrU
Photo by @amivitale. A baby captive bred #panda sits in a basket as it is moved from a building at the panda breeding center of Bifengxia Panda Base in Ya'an, #Sichuan, #China. China may be on its way to successfully saving its most famous ambassador and in the process put the wild back into an icon
"I have this innate curiosity that drives me beyond the obvious." on.natgeo.com/1iVSoGl #NatGeoProof
Explore nature in these stunning black-and-white photographs: on.natgeo.com/1iVugUe #YourShot
How harmless bacteria turned into the flesh-eating disease: on.natgeo.com/1p7uizT
Photo by @argonautphoto (Aaron Huey). Sending prayers out for all my friends who are beginning the climbing season in the #Khumbu, both western and Sherpa!!! In this image Dorji Sonam participates in a puja (an expression of honor, worship, and devotion, which also invites blessings upon the climbin
Watch: How a massive T. Rex is transported on a 2,000-mile road trip on.natgeo.com/1iUMjtU
Pollution makes storms stronger: on.natgeo.com/1p79yZ8
@paulnicklen on assignment for @natgeo. Zeke Lau,@haynsupahman, a gentle Hawaiian warrior full of Aloha spirit shreds waves like a beast as seen here at #pipeline. With @cristinamittermeier. Zeke took his own picture with a @gopro camera while working with us on our @assignment. Thank you to his
Photo @coryrichards A Weathered Pakistani flag flutters above simple fibre glass dome that serves as a semi permanent residence for Pakistani soldiers engaged in the Indo Pak conflict, an ongoing war fought in the high Karakoram Himalaya. These high military bases, some at altitudes as high as 20,00
Photo by @jimmy_chin A perfect day in the clouds w @conradclimber. #rock #climber #sky #bugaboos #britishcolumbia #unpublished #everydaycounts @thephotosociety
Watch: First moments of a newborn elephants life on.natgeo.com/1p6szeb
Photo @ladzinski A water taxi in twilight commute on Venice's Grand Canal. It's been written about and named by many to be the most beautiful city in the world, the city on the water. One thing is certain, it's nearly impossible to explore Venice without being moved. @natgeocreative @3stringsproduct
How can we clean up ocean trash? on.natgeo.com/1p4Rw9Z
5 reasons why the tardigrade is nature's toughest animal: on.natgeo.com/1iQlQxm #Cosmos
At 14 this innovator built a nuclear-fusion reactor. What's next? on.natgeo.com/1iPOfnl
Photo by @amivitale. Worlds largest camel fair. You can pick up a camel for $100. I've been wondering how to get one to Montana? @natgeocreative @panospictures @thephotosociety #photojournalism #nofilter #nikonusa #india #nikon #nikonambassador #journalism #amivitale #latergram #journalism #onassig
This week: Spot a total lunar eclipse, a celestial trio, and more on.natgeo.com/1p4fPVt