Educate News

These Are the Cleverest, Weirdest Mapping Ideas Ever Patented loading...
These Are the Cleverest, Weirdest Mapping Ideas Ever Patented
Inventors have dreamt up some strange ways to map and navigate the world—and have patented nearly 100 different ways to fold a map.
See the Amazing Kids' Maps That Won a Global Contest loading...
See the Amazing Kids' Maps That Won a Global Contest
Hundreds of children from 34 countries submitted maps to the bi-annual cartography contest.
China Poised for Leadership on Climate Change After U.S. Reversal loading...
China Poised for Leadership on Climate Change After U.S. Reversal
President Trump’s executive order to dismantle Obama-era climate policy is unlikely to stall global momentum on the issue, as China’s growing role comes into focus.
Where Social Media Fits in National Geographic’s Mission loading...
Where Social Media Fits in National Geographic’s Mission
With Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat—and 67 million Instagram followers of @NatGeo—we’re maintaining our founders’ commitment to storytelling.
Pruitt Confirmed to Lead EPA, Alarming Environmentalists loading...
Pruitt Confirmed to Lead EPA, Alarming Environmentalists
The Oklahoma Attorney General has been criticized for suing the federal agency and other controversial positions.
Fun and Games Led to Some of the World's Greatest Inventions loading...
Fun and Games Led to Some of the World's Greatest Inventions
Delight and play are important drivers of historical change.
The Best New Maps, According to Cartographers loading...
The Best New Maps, According to Cartographers
The new Atlas of Design is a collection of beautiful, innovative, and unusual modern maps.
The Case for and Against Daylight Savings Time loading...
The Case for and Against Daylight Savings Time
When clocks fall back Sunday, November 6, some will celebrate the "earlier" sunrise while others bemoan evening darkness. Many more will ask: Why exactly are we doing this?
How Cats, Rats, Bats, and More Became Halloween Animals loading...
How Cats, Rats, Bats, and More Became Halloween Animals
How spooky animals got their nefarious reputations
Election Maps Can Be Misleading—Here's a Solution loading...
Election Maps Can Be Misleading—Here's a Solution
There are better ways to map voting results. So why do we stick with the same old red and blue?
When Survival Depends on What's in Your Backpack loading...
When Survival Depends on What's in Your Backpack
Veteran Arctic explorer and mountaineer Lonnie Dupre has the packing of his provisions down to a science.
Black Slime Is Coating World Monuments - And That May Be Good loading...
Black Slime Is Coating World Monuments - And That May Be Good
Biofilms are affecting edifices like Angkor Wat and the Jefferson Memorial, and debate is raging over whether they are helpful or harmful.

Newsletter

Never miss a Nat Geo moment

Your email address
Submit