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National Geographic map of the dayAug 18 2008

National Geographic has a nifty map of the day feature.

Browse through history using our daily maps of historical news events and milestones. Navigate the map using our zoom tool.

(via khoi)

Justin reports on his family's results ofFeb 21 2006

Justin reports on his family's results of a neat project called the Geneographic Project, co-produced by National Geographic and IBM. If you purchase a testing kit, they'll trace the specific genetic markers of your ancestors back to (possibly) our common African root.

Top 10 National Geographic news stories of 2005Dec 23 2005

Top 10 National Geographic news stories of 2005

The right of Conde Nast to sellOct 17 2005

The right of Conde Nast to sell The Complete New Yorker (which is completely awesome from a content standpoint, BTW) without paying authors for republish rights is a gray area legally. National Geographic has stopped selling a similar collection because of the unsure legal terrain.

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