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Drone Survey Identifies New Nazca Lines in Peru Drone Survey Identifies New Nazca Lines in Peru

Sometimes it feels like there is shockingly little we know about our own planet. Like, we literally missed some of the Nazca lines, perhaps one of the most recognizable and mysterious ancient landmarks around. Thankfully, archeologists have now found “new” Nazca lines, with the help of drones.

National Geographic Just Sent Me a Crystal Healing Water Bottle [Updated] National Geographic Just Sent Me a Crystal Healing Water Bottle [Updated]

Hi, National Geographic, it’s me, Ryan. I got your package today and I guess I’m wondering—why did you send me a pseudoscientific crystal healing water bottle with your name on it?

These Disgusting Worms Can Basically Survive in Hell These Disgusting Worms Can Basically Survive in Hell

Colorado is home to Sulphur Cave, which is exactly what it sounds like: a big, nasty hole that’s filled with deadly gas and dripping with acid. Nothing should live there. It’s basically hell on Earth. But then, scientists discovered clumps of limnodrilus sulphurensis wriggling around on the cave floor.

Photographing The Most Challenging Mountains On Earth Photographing The Most Challenging Mountains On Earth

Cory Richards, a NatGeo photographer and The North Face team climber, was the first American to summit an 8,000-meter peak in the winter. We asked about his life as a climber and adventure photographer.

Dive Into the World's Biggest Cave Dive Into the World's Biggest Cave

Our species owes a lot to caves. The natural rock formations have been homes, religious sites, art galleries, and graveyards for humanity's earliest ancestors.The July issue of National Geographic magazine delves into some of the planet's most expansive cave systems, located in the wilds of China.

An Exclusive Clip From NatGeo's All-New Rifftrax Special! An Exclusive Clip From NatGeo's All-New Rifftrax Special!

Yes, it's official — Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftax's Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett are returning to TV to make fun of some of the National Geopgraphic channel's programming in Total Riff-Off. And we're proud to debut this first-ever clip!

Trail Maps for iPhone and iPad: Maps for When You Go Off the Grid Trail Maps for iPhone and iPad: Maps for When You Go Off the Grid

There isn't a pressing need for new map apps, since Google and Bing do such a good job of showing you everything around you and where you're going. But National Geographic's Trail Maps has you covered for camping trips where you're going to be away from a strong network connection for a while.

This Is Not a Painting This Is Not a Painting

What you're looking at isn't a painting. It's not a Photoshop job or an artist's rendering. It's a photograph, taken by National Geographic's Frans Lanting, that captures the camel thorn trees of Namib-Naukluft Park at the most perfect moment imaginable.

Archaeologists Claim They've Discovered Atlantis in Southern Spain Archaeologists Claim They've Discovered Atlantis in Southern Spain

Researchers at a site in southern Spain are just the latest to take up the cry: We've discovered the lost city of Atlantis! Location: Southern Spain. Wait, what?

Help Survey Genghis Khan's Lost Tomb With Some Armchair Archaeology Help Survey Genghis Khan's Lost Tomb With Some Armchair Archaeology

If you're bummed that SETI@home hasn't quite succeeded in pinpointing our friendly extraterrestrial neighbors, National Geographic is offering up another ambitious project you can get involved in at home: surveying the Mongolian region that holds Genghis Khan's tomb.

Deadly Leopard Seal: Undersea Friend or Foe? Deadly Leopard Seal: Undersea Friend or Foe?

The ocean is filled with terrifying, deadly predators. Leopard seals—especially this unusually massive one—are chief among them. But as National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen learned last year, not all seals are necessarily out to maul you.

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