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Humble Diving Fins Sped This Scientist Into History loading...
Humble Diving Fins Sped This Scientist Into History
National Geographic’s archive collects famous footwear—including these flippers worn by Sylvia Earle during some of her 8,000 hours under water.
How Women In India Demanded—And Are Getting—Safer Streets loading...
How Women In India Demanded—And Are Getting—Safer Streets
Since a horrifying assault shocked the nation, women there have pressed for more protection from harassment and abuse in public spaces.
Why The Future Should Be Female loading...
Why The Future Should Be Female
Our writer says it's time for women to reject inferior status, demand equality, and unapologetically revel in their ambition and success.
Behind India's Construction Boom, A World Of Systematic Slavery loading...
Behind India's Construction Boom, A World Of Systematic Slavery
Many of the millions of labourers who toil in India’s dusty brickyards incurred crushing debt to secure the work.
These Tea Plantation Workers In India Face Poverty—And Dangers loading...
These Tea Plantation Workers In India Face Poverty—And Dangers
Women tea pickers toiling in West Bengal must be alert to leopards, elephants, and cobras.
Why These Workers From India Miss Wartime Afghanistan loading...
Why These Workers From India Miss Wartime Afghanistan
Indian Muslims under contract with the U.S. military in Afghanistan recall the perks—good pay and freedom from religious discrimination.
What Makes For True Adventure? We Asked Legendary Mountaineer Reinhold Messner. loading...
What Makes For True Adventure? We Asked Legendary Mountaineer Reinhold Messner.
One of the world's greatest mountain climbers talks about fear, happiness, and self-reliance.
These Death-Defying Human Towers Build On Catalan Tradition loading...
These Death-Defying Human Towers Build On Catalan Tradition
The people of Catalonia uphold their culture, literally, by building human towers.
Robert Ballard Found The Titanic. Can He Find Amelia Earhart's Aeroplane? loading...
Robert Ballard Found The Titanic. Can He Find Amelia Earhart's Aeroplane?
Ocean explorer Robert Ballard will lead a major expedition to the remote Pacific in hopes of discovering the famed aviator's fate.
National Geographic Features - What to Watch This August loading...
National Geographic Features - What to Watch This August
A collection of National Geographic’s best feature length documentaries every Sunday night continues on National Geographic.
This Chemist Is Preserving Art—Before It’s Too Late loading...
This Chemist Is Preserving Art—Before It’s Too Late
At New York’s Met, conservation scientist Eric Breitung is preventing damage to priceless treasures—and sharing what he's learned.
One Athlete’s Key To Preparing For An English Channel Swim? Eat More Pizza. loading...
One Athlete’s Key To Preparing For An English Channel Swim? Eat More Pizza.
Endurance athlete Rob Lea tests the limits of his mind, body, and stomach to complete the “ultimate world triathlon.”

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