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The Shocking Truth About Electric Animals

Wildlife<p>An elephantnose fish swims in the Congo River. Photograph by Reinhard Dirscherl, Alamy<p><b>Some animals are just plain shocking in that they’ve evolved the ability to detect naturally occurring electric fields, while others can produce their own electricity.</b><p>In a study published today in the …

A Ranger’s Worst and Best Sighting Ever: Amazing Fight Between Lion and Wild Dog

Human Journey<p><b>This was an emotional moment for game ranger Jaques-Pierre Joubert, who captured a remarkable set of photos along with colleague Roan Ravenhill in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa</b>.<p>“As guides we are often asked about our best sighting ever,” says JP. “This was comprehensively …

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Uncontacted Indians of Acre State, Brazil

Changing Planet<p><b>‘In the forest, we see with our ears,’ says José Carlos Meirelles, an expert on Brazil’s last uncontacted tribes.</b><p>During his recent expeditions into the remote rainforest of Acre state, contacted Indians told him that uncontacted Indians imitate different animals to express …

Hefty Price Hikes for Fresh Food Amid Drought, Disease

Drought in Western states, citrus disease in Florida, and a cold winter in the Midwest are driving up food prices.<p>Drought, disease, and growing demand are contributing to rising food prices, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture reporting this week that the cost of food is up 2.5 percent since …

Be a Part of the Ice Cream Expedition

Changing Planet<p>It’s summer time here in the northern climes, and that means kids are out of school. The streets and parks are filled with overheated, under-educated masses of little folk lolling about looking for something to do.<p>It is a situation not to be taken lightly.<p>Thankfully, three NG Young …

Big Ideas Gets a Bit Bigger

Inside Flipboard / June 23, 2014<p>We’ve got a special place for people aspiring to make the world better: it’s called Big Ideas. This category, which …