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The Templars Got Rich Fighting for God—Then Lost It All
09/23/2017 04:02 AM
See the Lizard That Shoots Blood From Its Eyes
09/23/2017 04:01 AM
Why is This Road in Mexico 'Breathing'?
09/22/2017 09:51 PM
See the WWI Submarine Discovered Off the Coast of Belgium
09/22/2017 07:50 PM
White Whale Caught on Video—How'd it Get That Way?
09/22/2017 07:29 PM
The Autumn Equinox is Here! Wait, What's the Autumn Equinox?
It comes twice a year and marks the first day of fall, but a lot of people don't understand this celestial alignment.
09/22/2017 06:30 PM
How a 3-Ton Mess of Dead Pigs Transformed This Landscape
09/22/2017 06:24 PM
This Furniture Is Made Out of Mushrooms
09/22/2017 05:32 PM
Rush for Donkey Skins in China Draws Wildlife Traffickers
In high demand for traditional medicine, donkey skins have become a hot commodity on the black market.
09/22/2017 05:25 PM
Hurricane Damages Giant Radio Telescope—Why It Matters
09/22/2017 04:31 PM
Why This Hurricane Season Has Been So Catastrophic
09/22/2017 01:45 PM
Medieval Porpoise Burial Puzzles Scientists
09/21/2017 07:13 PM
This Neanderthal Child Grew Up Just Like Us
09/21/2017 06:01 PM
Watch a Rare Video of Two-Faced Kitten
09/21/2017 04:37 PM
See Massive Roman Mosaic Unearthed in England
09/20/2017 08:55 PM
Watch a Snake Stuck in the Nose of Another Snake
09/20/2017 08:06 PM
Watch Baby Spiders Eat Their Mothers Alive
09/20/2017 07:48 PM
Alligators Attack and Eat Sharks, Study Confirms
09/20/2017 06:25 PM
How Climate Change Likely Strengthened Recent Hurricanes
09/20/2017 02:24 PM
Duck Penises Grow Bigger Among Rivals
09/20/2017 04:02 AM
What Caused the Mexico Earthquake? Faults Explained
What was that you felt? Faults deep underground produce different kinds of earthquakes.
09/19/2017 09:15 PM
5 Videos Show the Irresistible Charm of Seals
09/19/2017 06:50 PM
Satellite Photos Reveal Hidden Alphabet on Earth's Surface
09/19/2017 05:27 PM
Talk Like a Pirate Day? Not Even Pirates Spoke Pirate
Arrrr you kidding me? Don't let it dampen your Talk Like a Pirate Day, but "walk the plank" and other buccaneer bon mots are pure pop culture.
09/19/2017 04:22 PM
Why It's Unlikely the World Will End on September 23
09/19/2017 03:52 PM
Ancient Maya King Found in 'Centipede Dynasty' Tomb
09/18/2017 09:33 PM
Why Some Young Europeans Are Joining ISIS
09/18/2017 08:51 PM
See the Wild Places That May Lose Protections as National Monuments
09/18/2017 05:13 PM
Thousands Submitted Ideas to Our ‘Chasing Genius’ Challenge. These 4 Won
09/18/2017 05:01 PM
Dinosaurs Laid Blue Eggs—And That's a Big Deal
09/18/2017 03:22 PM
Ancient Text Reveals New Clues to the Origin of Zero
09/16/2017 11:00 AM
Sneaky Animal Sex—Are They or Aren’t They?
From corals to cichlids, some animals have sex you never even see.
09/16/2017 04:02 AM
Hidden Dangers Could Lurk in Your Next Meal
09/16/2017 04:01 AM
Penguins Caught Feasting on an Unexpected Prey
09/15/2017 09:53 PM
See the Last Pictures From the Cassini Mission to Saturn
09/15/2017 12:41 AM
'Forest Fairy' Joins as 7,000th Animal in Nat Geo's Photo Ark
09/14/2017 09:04 PM
These Small Animals Wiggle As One—Here's Why
09/14/2017 08:27 PM
Hawk Escapes Hurricane Harvey by Car, Then Is Set Free
09/14/2017 07:35 PM
See a Biologist Brave Eel Shocks in the Name of Science
09/14/2017 04:02 PM
We’re Killing the Oldest Fish in the Sea
09/14/2017 04:01 PM
Why These Giraffes Are Completely White
09/14/2017 03:17 PM
Electric Cars May Rule the World’s Roads by 2040
09/13/2017 09:47 PM
Cave Explorers Find New Fossils of Mysterious Human Relative
09/13/2017 06:47 PM
See Lions Get Kicked Out of Their Pride in Rare Video
09/13/2017 06:45 PM
Archaeologists Search Ancient Pyramid for Clues to Maya Underworld
09/13/2017 02:41 PM
See the Extreme Cost of Extreme Weather
09/13/2017 02:33 PM
Here, Ivory Traders Exploit More Than Elephants
The Baka of Cameroon know the Congo Basin better than most—including where to find elephants.
09/13/2017 11:55 AM
We Are Beginning to Decode Ring-Tailed Lemur Language
09/13/2017 10:38 AM
Is This the Face of Mary Magdalene?
09/12/2017 11:07 PM
See Bizarre ‘Lava-Like’ Landslide Tear Through Hillside
09/12/2017 05:22 PM
Famous Viking Warrior Was a Woman, DNA Reveals
09/12/2017 05:20 PM
How to Watch Cassini's Grand Finale at Saturn
09/12/2017 12:00 PM
Vote on More Than 40 Ideas for Improving the World
09/11/2017 03:00 PM
Conservation for the Future of the Family Farm
09/11/2017 02:56 PM
Remembering 9/11 in Pictures
09/11/2017 02:45 PM
Get a First Look Inside a Newly Opened Egyptian Tomb
09/09/2017 01:46 PM
Go, Baby! These Animal Babies Grow Up Without Any Help From Parents
09/09/2017 04:02 AM
Dogs Have Feelings—Here's How We Know
09/09/2017 04:01 AM
See Rescued Lions and Tigers Re-Learn How to Hunt
09/09/2017 04:00 AM
Can This Controversial Practice Save Ecuador’s Wild Frogs?
09/08/2017 11:04 PM
This Map Shows How an Overheated Ocean Made Irma a Monster
09/08/2017 10:36 PM
Our Favorite Saturn Pictures From the Cassini Spacecraft
09/08/2017 04:52 PM
The True Story of the Most Intense Hurricane You've Never Heard Of
09/08/2017 04:43 PM
How NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Met Its Fiery End
09/07/2017 10:09 PM
Watch Daredevils Fly Into a Hurricane for Science
09/07/2017 09:17 PM
Rare Video Shows Sea Angels' Graceful Mating Dance
09/07/2017 06:04 PM
Young Collectors, Traders Help Fuel a Boom in Ultra-Exotic Pets
In China venomous snakes, rare crocs, and even sharks give young adults a way to stand out. But it comes with a cost.
09/07/2017 03:33 PM
Watch Rare Footage of Endangered Cubs in the Wild
09/07/2017 11:00 AM
How to Save Your Pet’s Life in a Natural Disaster
09/07/2017 04:01 AM
How the Strongest Solar Flare in a Decade Is Affecting Earth
09/06/2017 11:11 PM
6 Surprising Things You Didn't Know About North Korea
09/06/2017 06:40 PM
These Wild Cats Make the Weirdest Sound
09/06/2017 05:56 PM
Voyager at 40: Where Will the NASA Spacecraft Go Next?
09/06/2017 05:52 PM
These Dogs Vote by Sneezing
09/05/2017 11:01 PM
How to Build a Category 5 Hurricane
09/05/2017 07:28 PM
Can Computer Models Turn the Tide Against Flood Damage?
09/05/2017 04:49 PM
Explore Life on 'Mars' in Our 360° Video Tour
09/05/2017 03:22 PM
Earmarked for Cars and Cups
09/05/2017 12:52 PM
Here's What We Used to Think Dinosaurs Looked Like
09/02/2017 04:02 AM
After Harvey, Are Epic Rains the New Normal?
09/01/2017 11:23 PM
Planets Align, and 9 More Can't-Miss Sky Events in September
09/01/2017 07:51 PM
These Cats Have Unlikely Nannies
09/01/2017 05:56 PM
Storm of Strange Radio Bursts Emerges From Deep Space
09/01/2017 02:04 PM
New Amazon Species Discovered Every Other Day
09/01/2017 12:19 PM
Ancient Remains Offer Clues About Early Americans
09/01/2017 03:24 AM
You Can't Kill Bigfoot in Washington and More Odd Animal Laws
09/01/2017 01:23 AM
Tapir Breaks Out of Zoo, Gets Stuck in Palace Pond
08/31/2017 06:48 PM
Mysterious, Brain-Like Blob Found in Lagoon
08/31/2017 12:07 PM
The Renegade Scientist Who Taught Us to Love Gorillas
08/31/2017 04:01 AM
Watch 'Monster' Ants Attack Faster Than the Blink of an Eye
08/30/2017 10:09 PM
See One of Earth’s Driest Places Experience Rare Flower Boom
08/30/2017 10:04 PM
Rare Triceratops Fossil Discovered at Construction Site
08/30/2017 06:21 PM
See How This Rooster Fought Off a Cobra
08/30/2017 04:14 PM
Rare Wildcat Spotted in Texas
08/29/2017 09:58 PM
Hippos Save a Wildebeest From Crocodile’s Jaws
08/29/2017 06:27 PM
See the Haunting Ruins of a Prison Once Known as a ‘Living Hell’
08/29/2017 06:03 PM
These Are the Cleverest, Weirdest Mapping Ideas Ever Patented
08/29/2017 02:40 PM
Brewing a more Sustainable Future
08/29/2017 02:07 PM
What It's Like to Come Clean on Your Own Deceptions
08/29/2017 04:01 AM
Pictures of Rescued Pets: How They're Coping with Harvey
08/28/2017 07:18 PM