Polar Bear Tracks  (via As seen in the pages of NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC (April 2009 issue) – EXPLORATIONS – A Lindblad Expeditions Blog)

Photographer Paul Nicklen :: Huge footprints reveal a polar bear’s path on Svalbard, Norway’s Arctic archipelago. Fur grows even on the bottom of a bear’s paws, protecting against cold and providing a good grip on ice.

The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History  Perhaps the most iconic National Geographic photo, Steve McCurry snapped this picture of an Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp in 1984. It almost went unnoticed, until one editor rescued it from a pile and stuck it on the June 1985 Cover

The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History

Her Eyes! Steve McCurry's iconic photograph of a young Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp appeared on the cover of National Geographic magazine's June 1985 issue and became the most famous cover image in the magazine's history

A #Bison in steam during winter at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.

15 of National Geographic's most iconic photographs

Ghostly Bison in Steam During Winter, Yellowstone National Park Photographic Print by Norbert Rosing

http://www.ngkids.co.uk/science-and-nature/Volcano-Facts

There are just so many good infographics and interactives out there that I’ve begun a new semi-regular feature called “Infographics & Interactives Galore.

A 1969 illustration entitled A Blue Globe Hanging in the Sky ¿ Earth as seen from the moon by Charles Bittinger will be up for auction at Christie's sale of 'The National Geographic Collection: The Art of Exploration '

National Geographic's most famous photographs expected to fetch $3MILLION at Christie's in first ever auction of collection

A Blue Globe Hanging in the Sky – Earth as seen from the moon.' (Charles Bittinger/The National Geographic/Christie’s Images)

Sharing a Meal Photo by Roshan Panjwani -- National Geographic Your Shot

This shot really makes me smile! - Sharing a Meal Photo by Roshan Panjwani -- National Geographic Your Shot

an Tribe Ivory Coast National Geographic July 1982   Michael and Aubine Kirtley

Africa Image from the National Geographic July 1982 publication 'Dan Tribe. Ivory Coast' © Michael and Aubine Kirtley

TRACKS - Robyn Davidson with Bub: Of all the camels Bub was the one who seemed to be the most delighted by the water even though he couldn't drink it. He treated water as if it were a new found toy, splashing around like a toddler. If Robyn was in the water Bub had to be there too

Photographs capture Robyn Davidson's 1700 mile trek across Australia

Picture of Robyn Davidson - After walking almost miles across the heart of the Australian Outback, Davidson and her camels arrived at the Indian Ocean. Never having seen a body of water larger than a puddle before, her camels were mesmerized.

Fennec Fox | rare and absolutely adorable in Morocco - a small fox with large ears and a delicate face

June 2013 Fennec Fox, Morocco Photograph by Francisco Mingorance The fennec, or desert fox, is a canine mammal species of the genus Vulpes, which inhabits the Sahara Desert and Arabia. This is the smallest species of the family Canidae.

Jane Goodall - I so admire the unwavering passion she brings to make a difference in the world. (and ... that must feel GOOD!)

Jane Goodall, one of my heroes, being groomed by Gregoire, a chimp who had been alone in a concrete cage in the Brazzaville zoo since I admire her so - She has truly made a difference in the world.

Dingle, Ireland. Once described by the National Geographic Traveler as “the most beautiful place on earth”

Once described by the National Geographic Traveler as “the most beautiful place on earth” (Favorite Places)

The folks over at National Geographic, along with a team of scientists, engineers, and world-class balloon pilots, recreated the house from Disney/Pixar’s UP! The house flew at an altitude of 10,000 feet for 1 hour before it was brought down. This was all done for the new National Geographic Series “How Hard Can it Be?” that premieres this fall...awesomeness

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This is awesome! The team from National Geographic have created a real-life "balloon-house" version of Pixar's animated hit film, Up. Yes, a house tied to gas balloons that actually flies.

Emperor Penguin Picture -- Underwater Wallpaper -- National Geographic Photo of the Day

Emperor penguins are Olympian swimmers, capable of diving to feet and remaining underwater 20 minutes on a single breath. "I was mesmerized by their beautiful bubble trails," says Nicklen, who braved water to capture these images for National Geographic.

"The statues walked," Easter Islanders say. Archaeologists are still trying to figure out how.

Demystifying Easter Island With A Kite

An ancient Moai statue on a hillside at night. on Easter Island aka RapaNui (Photo by Randy Olson)

Live Augmented Reality in London by National Geographic  ||  Amazing

Augmented Reality: the future of digital media

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