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TIL: Why Your Brain is Wrinkly The human brain looks like a big,...

TIL: Why Your Brain is Wrinkly

The human brain looks like a big, pinkish-gray, wrinkly walnut. There are so many folds in it that, if it could be unfolded, it could be a small tablecloth.

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The Grey Parrots Go Missing

In all that we write about conservation, a related tag – unfortunately – happens to be extinction. Brought about by forest loss, miscalculated development plans, social and political apathy towards ecosystems, lack of awareness – the reasons we’ve all heard of. 359 more words

Conservation

National Geographic First Snow, First Light

National Geographic Photo of the Day

Your Shot member Nick Ocean caught the first snow of the season in Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park in November 2015. 70 more words

Daily Pictures

First Snow, First Light

Your Shot member Nick Ocean caught the first snow of the season in Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park in November 2015. This early morning shot, taken from the aptly named Sunrise Point, required some off-road driving and skirting around a downed tree. 63 more words

In The Moment

Fox ate National Geographic

Over the last few years the National Geographic Society has been slowly vanishing into the Murdoch family’s Fox media empire like a gazelle being swallowed by a python in one of the former’s famous videos.

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Business

Two Universal Truths I Was Just Reminded Of

I was initially drawn to this article about recent archaeological digs in London in the current National Geographic because of my deep ancestral ties to this personally venerated city. 406 more words

Life