Greg Prosser

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If Birds Left Tracks in the Sky, They’d Look Like This

A photographer captures the paths that birds make across the sky.<p><b>If birds left tracks in the sky, what would they look like?</b> For years Barcelona-based photographer Xavi Bou has been fascinated by this question. Just as a sinuous impression appears when a snake slides across sand, he imagined, so …

Birds

10 Strange Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Earth

The planet we all call home is even more bizarre than you might imagine.<p><b>ONE STRANGE ROCK</b> <i>, a global event series, premiers March 26 at 10/9C on National Geographic.</i><p>There’s no doubt that planet Earth is awe-inspiring. That’s even more true for the handful of humans who’ve seen it from space with …

Nature

Vibrant Photos of Foliage From Above

If you missed this fleeting, colorful season, immerse yourself in these stunning pictures from our Nature Photographer of the Year Contest.<p>Seasons can turn in the blink of an eye. In the northern hemisphere, winter is quickly approaching. Here are some photos to help us savor the beauty of changing …

Travel Photography

The 25 Best Inventions of 2017

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The Rock Solid History of Concrete

The story of concrete is so ancient that we don't even know when and where it begins. It is a story of discovery, experimentation, and mystery. Emperors and kings became legends for erecting great concrete structures, some of which are still a mystery to engineers today. Many of history's most …

Engineering

Ancient Roman city found underwater - CNN Video

Part of a Roman city that experts believe was submerged in the 4th century has been found off the coast of northeastern Tunisia

Ancient Rome

18 photos reveal the extreme ways kids get to school around the world

But in other parts of the world, the trek to school looks much different.<p>Some kids in the Philippines step through knee-deep rocky waters to get to class, while students in Japan pass Geiger counters tracking local radiation levels.<p>Here's what early-morning commutes to school look like around the …

Sri Lanka

10 Inventions That Shaped The Workplace

From cubicles to comfy chairs, these innovations had a lasting impact on office life.<p>1. Otis Elevator, 1857<p>The Otis Elevator Company installed the first public version of its newfangled invention inside New York department store E.V. Haughwout, which helped convince people it was safe to use.<p><b>The</b> …

41 Breathtaking Views From Above

Experience a bird's-eye perspective of places around the world from the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest.<p>Humans always dreamed of flying. Thanks to the Wright Brothers, we're able to hop from one destination to the next in just a few hours. People take to the air to …

Travel Photography

11 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory

Whether you want to be a <i>Jeopardy!</i> champion or just need to remember where you parked your car, here are 11 things you can do right now to turn your …

What did the Romans ever do for us? Lice, fleas and bacterial infections

What did the Romans ever do for us? Despite all the hot baths and smart multi-seat public lavatories, the surprising answer turns out to be lice, fleas, bed bugs, bacterial infections from contamination with human faeces, and 25ft-long tapeworms, a misery spread across the empire by the Roman …

Environmental Health

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

27 of the strangest world records ever set

People will do some pretty crazy things to get in the record books.<p>Though some world-record holders are physical anomalies — like the world's tallest person, or the shortest— the Guinness Book of World Records is filled with some incredibly strange attempts.<p>There's the people who set a record for …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

These Are the 25 Smartest Companies in the World | Inc.com

The <i>MIT Technology Review</i> recently completed and published its list of the smartest companies in the world for 2015. To make the list of the smartest companies in the world, a business "must have truly innovative technology and a business model that is both practical and ambitious, with the result …

What Nazi Propaganda Can Teach Us about ISIS

In 1924, Adolf Hitler described propaganda as "a terrible weapon in the hands of an expert." For two decades, the Nazis showed the world what a devastating weapon it could be. They won over millions of Germans to their extremist goals in a democracy by branding their movement with powerful symbols …

What will the workplace of the future look like? – webchat roundup

How will tech affect working practices?<p><b>Darren Goldie, chief development officer, Havas Media</b><br>We are in the middle of an enormous shift, but collaboration is more than technology-based. Tech will certainly impact outsourcing and multi-geographical workgroups.<p><b>Benjamin Robbins, joint chief executive</b> …

The Future of Technology in Education (Part 1: How The K-12 Horizon Report 2014 Gets it Right)

<b>The Future of Technology in Education (Part 1: How The K-12 Horizon Report 2014 Gets it Right.)</b><p>The NMC Horizon Report: 2014 K-12 Edition (HR14) is an …

70 Years Since the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Japan

Aeronautics