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National Geographic Travel

Women and Girls, A Commodity: Human Trafficking in Nepal

Suraya was 14 when she was picked up from Pokhra and taken to a camp in an unknown location where she was forced to live without food for three days. …

Discovering the Higgs through Physics, Dance and Photography

Changing Planet<p>The Arts Council of Greater New Haven has chosen our project ¨<b>Discovering the Higgs through Physics, Dance and Photography¨</b>, as one of the seven chosen to receive funding as part of Reintegrate<i>*</i>: Enhancing Collaborations in the Arts & Sciences.<p>The Project´s team is formed by Sarah …

Physics

First Impressions of the Fujifilm X100s

I recently took delivery of my first Fujifilm camera, the X100s. There have been some supply issues with UK stockists, I initially ordered this …

Matched

National Geographic Travel

Matera, Italy photographed by Fabiana Belmonte (j)

Corsica - France

Comoros Islands: tropical charm off the beaten path

Here’s a challenge for you: could you place the Comoros Islands on a map?<p>Named after the Arabic word for ‘moon’, <i>Qamar</i>, this poetically named but little-known archipelago is located between Madagascar and Mozambique.<p>It was an important trading post for Arab, Persian, African and European traders …

Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy slow cooked concoction that will warm up your dinner table tonight. Try one of our …

Gift Guide: Best video games of 2013 for grown-ups

Ubisoft<p>Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon<p>Sure, it’s a spinoff of <i>Far Cry 3</i>, one of the best first-person shooters of 2012, but <i>Blood Dragon</i> stands on its own as a completely separate downloadable game – and a hilarious one at that. If you lived through the ’80s, you’ll instantly recognize it as a bang-on spoof …

Bioshock

500px Blog

Phraya Nakhon Cave, Thailand - via http://bit.ly/1cHuj5h

Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

The Brain

Coffee: The Miracle Drug | Reader's Digest

iStock/a_crotty<p>When was the last time you heard a doctor use the word miracle? Well, wake up and smell the coffee: “It’s amazing,” says liver …

Health

Tech and Science

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Einstein's Cosmic Speed Limit Still Reigns, for Now

The speed of light is considered to be the ultimate cosmic speed limit, thanks to Einstein's special theory of relativity. But physicists aren't …

Physics

Joel Primack: Dark Matter Reveals the Structure of the Universe

<i>Joel Primack:</i> Dark matter is the vast majority of the mass of the entire universe. It’s the mass that holds all galaxies together, and in fact, led …

Dark Matter

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in December

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in December:</b><p>Ring in 2014 with thousands of your closest friends for <i>three days</i> at <b>Edinburgh</b>‘s <b>Hogmanay</b> (December 30-January 1). Scotland’s biggest New Year’s party features music, dancing, …

Festivals

Online in 3D: the 'grotesque beauty' of medieval Britons' diseased bones

Digitised Diseases site makes 1,600 specimens available for doctors and members of the public to study for free<p>The bones of a young woman who died of syphilis more than 500 years ago, the reassembled jaw of a man whose corpse was sold to surgeons at the London hospital in the 19th century and the …

How to travel Iceland on a budget

I seem to be drawn to the world’s most expensive countries. Having already drained my bank account during a five-week stint around Ireland this year, …

European Travel

Poutine - One of 23 foods worth traveling for: http://bit.ly/1cioOtA

Top 10 martial arts movies

Everybody is kung-fu fighting for sure, but it takes more than that to make a great martial arts movie. The Guardian and Observer critics pick the 10 finest ever made<p>• Top 10 movie adaptations • Top 10 animated movies • Top 10 silent movies • Top 10 sports movies • Top 10 film noir • Top 10 …

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop in jewel tones …

An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

Viral

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Books

Spicy "Devil Salt" to Give a Kick to Your Cooking

This spicy finishing "devil salt" is great when sprinkled over chicken, fish, hard-boiled eggs, rice, and more.<p>It started with an Instagram. Our fearless leader, Adam Rapoport, documented a sandy yellow concoction speckled with red and green from the test kitchen, calling it "devil salt." Of …

Kosher

Male and female brains wired differently, scans reveal

Maps of neural circuitry show women's brains are suited to social skills and memory, men's perception and co-ordination<p>Scientists have drawn on nearly 1,000 brain scans to confirm what many had surely concluded long ago: that stark differences exist in the wiring of male and female brains.<p>Maps of …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013, Part II

Time is running out to enter this year's National Geographic photo contest, the deadline for submissions is Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The overall …