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Drones Might Not Disrupt Birds After All

A white drone with red stripes ascended from grassy wetlands in southern France. Equipped with a GoPro camera, it climbed 30 meters into the air before buzzing across a green lagoon speckled with pink. Dozens of flamingoes perched atop twig-thin legs bathed below, oblivious to the hovering observer …

Birds

The Wanderlust guide to the best of New York City

Looking for a new perspective on New York? Our tips will take you to the core of the Big Apple<p>New York feels familiar even if you've never been …

New York City

Top 10 Extreme Environments

Ten extremely useful things you didn’t know Google Maps does – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 10:15 am, February 8, 2015 in Maps<p>Oh Google Maps, how we love you so. You’ve rescued us in all corners of London, brought us endless joy …

Maps

National Geographic Travel

Travel

Zion National Park Photos

National Parks

Haunted by a smile at Auschwitz

On the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Helen Moat goes in search of the identity of a prisoner whose smile set her apart …

World History

Florida by Land: Hike or Bike Through a Swamp

Stroll or cycle trails to explore Florida’s wet and primarily wooded freshwater and saltwater swamps.<p>Florida’s wet and primarily wooded freshwater and saltwater swamps are invaluable ecosystems providing essential habitat and refuge for wildlife. Since seasonal climate patterns and animal movements …

Longest, fastest, busiest: 15 record-breaking railways

U.S. Road Trips

National Parks

Deadliest Tornado Outbreak in Decades Was Fueled by Smoke From Land Clearing

April 2011 saw the worst day of U.S. tornadoes since 1974, and a new analysis points to fires in Central America as part of the cause.<p>Even experienced weather forecasters were taken aback by the ferocity of the 2011 tornado outbreak. On its worst day, April 27, more than 120 twisters touched down …

Weather

Extremely Rare Fox Seen in Yosemite—First Time in 100 Years

It's too early to say if the Sierra Nevada red fox is rebounding, experts say.<p>One of the rarest animals in North America, the Sierra Nevada red fox, has been caught on camera in California's Yosemite National Park for the first time in nearly a century.<p>Motion-sensitive cameras stationed in the …

Wildlife

Japanese Army Builds Gigantic Star Wars Snow Sculpture

May the force be with you! The 66th annual Sapporo Snow Festival kicked off today and the most impressive snow sculpture of all features Darth Vader, his three stormtroopers and TIE fighters. This Star Wars snow sculpture was created by Japan's army troopers, or the 11th Brigade of the Ground …

Star Wars