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  • What is the History of Thanksgiving? | National Geographic

    What does the Thanksgiving holiday celebrate? Learn about the first encounter between the Pilgrims and Native Americans in 1621, their surprising relationship, and the reason a United States president created a holiday in honor of it. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through […]

  • Dinosaurs 101 | National Geographic

    Over a thousand dinosaur species once roamed the Earth. Learn which ones were the largest and the smallest, what dinosaurs ate and how they behaved, as well as surprising facts about their extinction. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, […]

  • A Brief History of Dogs | National Geographic

    As humankind’s oldest companion, dogs have been by our side for thousands of years. See how deeply our histories connect and learn how these lovable canines evolved from formidable carnivores to loyal protectors and members of the family. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and […]

  • A Brief History of Yellowstone National Park | National Geographic

    Yellowstone National Park is epic, beautiful, and iconic. Find out how it became America’s first national park. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Yellowstone #YellowstoneLive About Yellowstone Live: Witness Yellowstone like you’ve never experienced it before. Four nights of #YellowstoneLive, starting June 23 at 10pm ET/7pm PT on @NatGeoChannel. About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s […]

  • Experience the Tomb of Christ Like Never Before | National Geographic

    In late 2016, for the first time in centuries, scientists uncovered what many consider the tomb of Christ during a historic restoration. Join Archaeologist-in-Residence FREDRIK HIEBERT, engineer COREY JASKOLSKI, Emmy-nominated filmmaker J.J. KELLEY, and National Geographic staff writer KRISTIN ROMEY for a behind-the-scenes look at the momentous project and Nat Geo Museum’s new immersive 3-D […]

  • Machu Picchu 101 | National Geographic

    Machu Picchu is a testament to the power and ingenuity of the Inca empire. Built without the use of mortar, metal tools, or the wheel, Machu Picchu stands as an archaeological wonder of the ancient world. But why was it built—and deserted? ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination […]

  • Climate 101: Deforestation | National Geographic

    Forests cover about 30% of the planet, but deforestation is clearing these essential habitats on a massive scale. What is deforestation? Find out the causes, effects, and solutions to deforestation. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, […]

  • Journey Into Old Havana's Vibrant History | National Geographic

    In carved stone and bold, tropical colors and sounds, Old Havana reflects Cuba’s complex history of conquest, slavery, liberation, and revolution. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Cuba #Havana About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer […]

  • Wildfires 101 | National Geographic

    What are wildfires and how do they start? Learn how we can prevent destructive wildfires, and how we can manage wildfires to improve the health of forests. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo […]

  • How Do Honeybees Get Their Jobs? | National Geographic

    Every honeybee has a job to do. Some are nurses who take care of the brood; some are janitors who clean the hive; others are foragers who gather pollen to make honey. Collectively, honeybees are able to achieve an incredible level of sophistication, especially considering their brains are only the size of sesame seeds. But […]

  • Inside the Lives of Butterfly Traders | National Geographic

    Step into the murky world of capturing and trading butterflies, where prices start at pennies and run into the thousands. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that […]

  • Cave Art 101 | National Geographic

    From human hands to now-extinct animals, cave art gives us a glimpse into prehistoric life. Who created cave art, and what was its initial purpose? Explore the paintings of Chauvet-Pont d’Arc and Lascaux Grotto, and learn what prehistoric art can tell us about our world thousands of years ago. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: […]

  • Solar Eclipse 101 | National Geographic

    A total solar eclipse happens somewhere on Earth once every year or two. What is an eclipse? Learn more about how solar eclipses happen, the four types of eclipses, and how to view the sun safely if you’re within the path of totality. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #SolarEclipse #Educational About National Geographic: National Geographic is […]

  • The Mummification of Seti I | Ultimate Treasure Countdown

    Seti the first is arguably the most well preserved mummy found in ancient Egypt, but what was so different about his mummification that kept his body so intact? Watch the full season, with your cable subscription, on the National Geographic site: (link: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/tv/shows/ultimate-treasure-countdown) ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium […]

  • Origins of the Universe 101 | National Geographic

    How old is the universe, and how did it begin? Throughout history, countless myths and scientific theories have tried to explain the universe’s origins. The most widely accepted explanation is the big bang theory. Learn about the explosion that started it all and how the universe grew from the size of an atom to encompass […]

  • Ancient Rome 101 | National Geographic

    Spanning over a thousand years, ancient Rome was a civilization of constant evolution. This great empire flourished through innovation and incorporation of the diverse cultures they conquered, such as the adoption of Latin and gladiatorial combat. Learn about the rise and fall of this ancient civilization and how its influence still endures today. ➡ Subscribe: […]

  • Stars 101 | National Geographic

    Countless stars dot the night sky. Learn how these celestial objects form, how they are classified by brightness and temperature, and what happens when they die. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Stars #Educational About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, […]

  • How Did the 'Unsinkable' Titanic End Up at the Bottom of the Ocean? | National Geographic

    Over a hundred years ago, the Titanic sank beneath the Atlantic Ocean in less than three hours. Hailed as the most beautiful ship of her time, Titanic’s short-lived life was full of luxury. This video will explore some little-known facts about this unsinkable story. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Drain the Titanic airs Sunday November 26 […]

  • Ancient Egypt 101 | National Geographic

    The Ancient Egyptian civilization, famous for its pyramids, pharaohs, mummies, and tombs, flourished for thousands of years. But what was its lasting impact? Learn how Ancient Egypt contributed to society with its many cultural developments, particularly in language and mathematics. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, […]

  • Solar System 101 | National Geographic

    How many planets are in the solar system? How did it form in the Milky Way galaxy? Learn facts about the solar system’s genesis, plus its planets, moons, and asteroids. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #SolarSystem #Educational About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, […]

  • Tornadoes 101 | National Geographic

    Tornadoes are some of the most destructive forces of nature. Learn how tornadoes form, how they are rated, and the country where the most intense tornadoes occur. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Tornadoes #Educational About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and […]

  • Sun 101 | National Geographic

    The sun keeps the planets in its orbit with a tremendous gravitational force. What would happen if it disappeared entirely? Learn about the star at the center of our solar system, and how it is critical to all life as we know it. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium […]

  • Climate 101: Ozone Depletion | National Geographic

    Far above Earth’s surface, the ozone layer helps to protect life from harmful ultraviolet radiation. Learn what CFCs are, how they have contributed to the ozone hole, and how the 1989 Montreal Protocol sought to put an end to ozone depletion. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for […]

  • Mars 101 | National Geographic

    From its blood-like hue to its potential to sustain life, Mars has intrigued humankind for thousands of years. Learn how the red planet formed from gas and dust and what its polar ice caps mean for life as we know it. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for […]

  • Sharks 101 | National Geographic

    Sharks can rouse fear and awe like no other creature in the sea. Find out about the world’s biggest and fastest sharks, how sharks reproduce, and how some species are at risk of extinction. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Sharks #Educational About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. […]

  • See How Termites Inspired a Building That Can Cool Itself | Decoder

    How do you cool a building without air conditioning? Using an approach called biomimicry, see how architect Mick Pearce harnessed the ingenuity of termites to design a natural cooling system for the largest commercial building in Zimbabwe. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Decoder #Termites About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, […]

  • Plants Are Taking Over This Abandoned Fishing Village | National Geographic

    Abandoned houses hide beneath blankets of vines in the former fishing village of Houtouwan, on Shengshan, one of hundreds of islands in China’s Hangzhou Bay. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you […]

  • What is Acid Rain? | National Geographic

    What is acid rain? What are its causes and effects? Learn about the role of fossil fuels and pollution, where acid rain occurs, and solutions to reducing the amount of sulfuric and nitric acids in the atmosphere. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. […]

  • Chicago's Coolest Historical Spots | National Geographic

    This vibrant city of art, culture, and industry is also a treasure trove of storied sites. Make time to check out some of Chicago’s coolest historical spots. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Chicago #Travel About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and […]

  • 'Zombie' Parasite Takes Over Insects Through Mind Control | National Geographic

    Deep in the Amazon jungle, a parasitic fungus called cordyceps infect ants and other insects in order to reproduce. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Zombies #HostilePlanet About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the […]

  • Lunar Eclipse 101 | National Geographic

    Nicknamed “blood moon,” some ancient cultures regarded a total lunar eclipse as an ominous event. Today, this celestial phenomenon generates excitement and wonder. Unlike a solar eclipse, which may require travel to see, total lunar eclipses can often be observed from the entire nighttime-half of the Earth. Learn what causes a lunar eclipse and how […]

  • History of the Olympics | National Geographic

    Once every two years, the top athletes in the world vie for the coveted Olympic gold medal. Prepare for the 2018 Winter Olympics by learning where this age-old competition began, what it has to do with Zeus, and how it inspired truce in times of war. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is […]

  • What is Day of the Dead? | National Geographic

    Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a celebration of life and death. While the holiday originated in Mexico, it is celebrated all over Latin America with colorful calaveras (skulls) and calacas (skeletons). Learn how the Day of the Dead started and the traditions that make it unique. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About […]

  • What Are Tundras? | National Geographic

    Derived from the Finnish word tunturia, meaning treeless or barren land, tundra is the coldest and driest of all biomes. Despite these extreme conditions, the tundra is home to several unique species of plant and animal. Learn the difference between arctic and alpine tundra, and what impacts melting permafrost could have on our changing planet. […]

  • Rockets 101 | National Geographic

    Launching a rocket into space is one of humankind’s crowning achievements. Learn about how rockets work, what happens during a launch, and how centuries of innovation made space exploration possible. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Rockets #Educational About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, […]

  • The Kangaroo is the World's Largest Hopping Animal | National Geographic

    The kangaroo is one of Australia’s most recognizable marsupials and is the only large animal to hop! ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Kangaroos #Marsupials About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that […]

  • Volcanoes 101 | National Geographic

    About 1,500 active volcanoes can be found around the world. Learn about the major types of volcanoes, the geological process behind eruptions, and where the most destructive volcanic eruption ever witnessed occurred. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Volcanoes #Educational About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their […]

  • Tigers 101 | National Geographic

    Tigers are icons of beauty, power, and the importance of conservation. Learn five surprising facts about these striped felines, including how large the cats can be, an adaptation some developed for swimming, and how much wild tiger populations have declined. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Tigers #Educational About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium […]

  • Ancient Maya 101 | National Geographic

    With their impressive city structures and advanced astronomical understanding, the Maya civilization once dominated Mesoamerica. Learn about the Maya’s influence in mathematics, how their cosmic calendars advised agricultural matters, and how the legacy of this ancient civilization endures through Maya people today. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination […]

  • Ancient Mesopotamia 101 | National Geographic

    Ancient Mesopotamia proved that fertile land and the knowledge to cultivate it was a fortuitous recipe for wealth and civilization. Learn how this “land between two rivers” became the birthplace of the world’s first cities, advancements in math and science, and the earliest evidence of literacy and a legal system. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Mesopotamia […]

  • City of the Future: Singapore – Full Episode | National Geographic

    With visionary thinkers and innovators as the guides, City of the Future: Singapore dives deep into the latest innovations and technology being created and implemented to blaze a path into the future. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #Singapore #Technology About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their […]

  • Human Origins 101 | National Geographic

    The story of human evolution began about 7 million years ago, when the lineages that lead to Homo sapiens and chimpanzees separated. Learn about the over 20 early human species that belong in our family tree and how the natural selection of certain physical and behavioral traits defined what it means to be human. ➡ […]

  • Inside a Civil War Most People Have Never Heard of | National Geographic

    When we think of a civil war, we often think of it as good versus bad. But in actuality, good and bad are blurred together as the fight morphs into one for survival. Photographer Marcus Bleasdale witnessed that first hand as he reported on the harrowing conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR)—a country nestled […]