José Miguel Castro

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8 Nat Geo Photographers Share Images of Gratitude

We asked our photographers to choose a moment they are thankful for having witnessed.<p>This Thanksgiving, we asked eight National Geographic photographers to share images they are grateful for. We wanted to see photographs that they were thankful for having taken, thankful for the access granted to …

East Africa

A Photographer’s Journey Into Haiti’s Cholera Crisis

After Hurricane Matthew hit, a silent killer struck the fragile country—again.<p>The same rains that were spreading cholera across southern Haiti were blocking Andrea Bruce from getting to the story.<p>The National Geographic photographer had arrived a few weeks after Hurricane Matthew struck the island …

Hadouken!!

The Photographer and the Paraw

Top Ancient Sites for Stargazing

From petroglyphs to castles carved into hilltops, explore our night sky through our ancestors at these amazing archaeological sites.<p>The night sky is a time machine and so is archaeology. Since I was a teenager in Iran, a land filled with ancient sites, my passion for the night sky has blended with …

National Parks

The Day After: Obama on His Legacy, Trump's Win and the Path Forward

Commander in chief reflects on the election results and how he'll spend his time post-White House<p>My final interview with President Obama in the White …

Immigration Reform

The 21 days of President-elect Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three weeks have passed since President-elect Donald Trump delivered a gracious, sober and almost totally unexpected victory speech at his election night rally in New York City.<p>For nearly 48 hours, Trump embraced the role of decorous winner and temperate future commander-in-chief. He was …

Donald Trump

Secrets Of The Most Productive People: 2016

Ten top performers reveal how they squeeze the most out of every day.<p>1. Kevin Hart<p><b>Actor, Comedian, and Entrepreneur</b><p><i>[Photo: Williams + Hirakawa; Stylist: Ashley North; Groomer: John Clausell]</i><p>On staying busy: “Once you’ve accomplished a goal, you’re all done. And I don’t ever want to be all done.” On …

How to Raise Charitable Kids

It's not just about giving money.<p>For most of us, the holiday season is about more than shiny presents — but festivities and family traditions can …

The Unmanufactured Impact of a Plastic Best Friend

For a 10-year-old child with autism, a Playmobil doll is a communicative, social, and emotional lifeline.<p>“Are you my best friend?” my son asks as the child backs away.<p>I rush. I am too late. My son is reaching out, trying to hug the strange, wary child. “Are you my best friend?”<p>A visit to the …

War in space: Kamikazes, kidnapper satellites and lasers

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> It was May 2014 when a small team of American airmen monitoring a Russian satellite launch saw something they had never seen before. An object the team thought was a piece of debris from the launch suddenly came to life.<p>"The one object that we assumed was a piece of debris …

Space Exploration

We Asked 8,500 Internet Commenters Why They Do What They Do

My fascination with internet comments began as exasperation. I’d just written a short article that began with a quote from the movie “Blazing …

3tags.org

Rebelling Against the Void

The first of the three fatal accidents happened in the summer of 1961. David Roberts was 18. He and a high school friend, Gabe Lee, were climbing the low-angled First Flatiron, a sandstone slab near their hometown of Boulder, Colorado. Lee was belaying Roberts up the fifth pitch when the rope …

Literature

Gene editing will transform cancer treatment

Jennifer Doudna | CRISPR pioneer<p>You may have heard of the gene-editing technique CRISPR-cas9, often simply called CRISPR. Introduced in 2012, CRISPR works like a pair of scissors to cut DNA, inserting or reordering bits of genetic code with remarkable, science-fiction-like results: CRISPR can help …

The battle for Aleppo, explained

The Syrian government has dropped two chlorine bombs in the past month on the besieged, rebel-held city.<p>Images from inside the Syrian city.<p>BEIRUT — Syrian and Russian forces are engaged in an all-out blitz to retake the eastern districts of Aleppo, the northern Syrian city that has become a major …

Middle East