Steph B.T

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The 10 Weirdest Animal Stories of 2016

From a shark with a sex organ on its head to a spider with a flashing disco ball, we rounded up Earth's oddest offerings of the year.<p>This was a weird year for many—including Mother Nature.<p>This year brought us two-headed sharks, anal-drumming caterpillars, and a spider with an internal disco …

Cheetahs Are Dangerously Close to Extinction

Just 7,100 of the big cats remain in the wild, spurring conservationists to call for the species to be declared endangered.<p>The world’s fastest land mammal is racing toward extinction, with the latest cheetah census suggesting that the big cats, which are already few in number, may decline by an …

Orca Killed by Satellite Tag Leads to Criticism of Science Practices

The death of a rare killer whale in the Pacific Northwest has been linked to a tagging effort, causing an outcry and re-evaluation by the science community.<p>They bounced around the coast in a 22-foot Zodiac, a team of federal scientists with a dart rifle trying to nail the dorsal fin on a killer …

Opening of MAAT, Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology // October 5, 2016

<b>Opening of MAAT, Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology</b> <br>October 5, 2016<p>On October 5 EDP Foundation will officially open MAAT, Museum of Art, …

Pull Quote

Our inaugural issue, published 128 years ago today, was a very different read.<p>On this day 128 years ago, the National Geographic Society published the very first issue of its magazine, a mere eight months after the society was established with the purpose "to increase and diffuse geographic …

Columbia University

All the World’s Immigration Visualized in 1 Map

This map shows the estimated net immigration (inflows minus outflows) by origin and destination country between 2010 and 2015.<p>Blue circles = positive …

Immigration

Nearly Half of Australians Favor a Ban on Muslim Immigration, a New Poll Finds

A recent poll suggests that nearly half of all Australians want to ban Muslim immigration to the country.<p>Polls conducted by Essential Research, an …

This interactive map shows where the world's migrants are from and where they’re going

The US is the country with the most international migrants in the world, at 46 million people, while as a region, Europe is top of the table with 76 …

New Species of Extinct River Dolphin Discovered in Smithsonian Collection

A fossil that has been in the collection of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History since it was discovered in 1951 is today helping …

Thylacine: Explore Our Collection: Explore Our History: Celebrating 100 Years

A painting by Joseph M. Gleeson of a female thylacine and her three offspring at the National Zoological Park, soon after their arrival in 1902. The …

The City That Wasn’t

<b>Formations discovered in</b> shallow water off the coast of the island of Zakynthos in the Ionian Sea were initially thought to be the remains of an …

Einstein on Why We Are Alive

Given my soft spot for big thinkers’ answers to young people’s questions about life, I was thrilled when reader Dave Anderson shared the story of his mother’s exchange with none other than Albert Einstein. When Marion Block Anderson, an altogether exceptional woman, was a freshman at Oberlin …