Weird & Wild Just like humans, their response to the tube depends on their personality, experts say. Our first Weird Animal Question of the Week of 2015 comes to us from our very own photo editor Mallory
Making a great, crowd-pleasing salad shouldn't be hard. From a winter citrus salad with jewel-toned oranges and clementines to a medley of winter greens, we've got 27 salad recipes that'll keep you coming
Sky-watchers can catch their own glimpse of Messier 47, a group of hot, blue baby stars. Astronomers are getting an early holiday treat: a stunning new portrait of a well-known cluster of hot blue and
Hayabusa 2 could be the first to intercept and blast an asteroid. After a dysfunctional Hayabusa mission returned to Earth in 2003 with a measly 0.1 milligram of asteroid dust, Japan's Aerospace Exploration
Technology might not be there just yet. Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors promises the car of the future today. In September, the billionaire promised something new for his electric vehicles: autopilot, mostly.
In 2015, 11 telescopes will link up to see the Milky Way as it's never been seen before The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) probes the sky for radio waves from the Milky Way (shown
Keeping up with the droneses Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news: the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft. Drones For Claims USAA insures millions
Robots, monkeys, and humans form an alliance against disease. In the jungles on the island of Borneo, flying robots are following monkeys. These drones aren’t part of a sinister pre-emptive strike against
Sit, roll over, detect IEDs Small, homemade bombs are an ever-present threat in America’s wars. Commonly known as Improvised Explosive Devices, or IEDs, these bombs are easily made by insurgents, hidden
Intelligence agency can keep collecting bulk phone data about Americans, for now. The National Security Agency still has the authority to collect wide-ranging metadata about your phone calls—at least now.
If you're looking for a planet that might support life, our handy flowchart can help you choose the least deadly space rock. Here on Earth, water, oxygen, and an atmosphere provided just the right conditions
Emerging Explorer Jack Andraka doesn't plan to stop with his prize-winning test for pancreatic cancer. Editor's Note: Jack Andraka is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers, a program that
Changing Planet Given the cascading disasters the ocean faces from industrial overfishing, pollution, coastal sprawl and climate change there’s been some surprisingly good news in the United States this
Changing Planet By Mark J. Spalding with Catharine Cooper 4,405 miles from Washington D.C. lies a rugged chain of exquisitely beautiful islands. Extending from the tip of the Alaskan peninsula, the Aleutian