If new clues pointing to an undiscovered chamber in Tut’s tomb prove out, it could lift a curse on Egypt’s tourism industry.
For your viewing pleasure, an optical illusion 550 years in the making.
A tour of anatomy reveals the science behind the practice of placenta-eating and dissects the facial expressions of “The Last Supper.”
Some consider Erikson to be the first European to reach America—and over a century ago, there was a push to recognize him over Columbus.
South Carolina is the latest place to suffer from a wave of dam catastrophes.
Thousands of NASA’s moon mission photos are now online, thanks to a volunteer historian.
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A dissolving bag of oatmeal? Cherry drinking cups? Food packaging is becoming very Wonka-esque.
Blueberries grow on every continent except Antarctica—these are from Illinois. See other Your Shot submitted pictures of summer berries.
Food trucks are now a part of the social fabric of many cities, but nowhere is it more alive than in Los Angeles.
Those sad sea lion pups appearing in San Francisco? Blame the collapse of the Pacific sardine fishery.
New research says eating fermented foods, like pickles, can lessen social anxiety.
Whatever you choose today, take a little extra time and enjoy this gallery of inspirational breakfasts from our Your Shot community.
There’s a reason every item served on an airplane, from ginger ale to a dinner roll, was chosen to fly.
Almost two years ago, in the wake of a FAO report on edible insects, National Geographic, along with everyone else, was writing about how bugs could save us all.