Friday, October 18, 2019
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American Meritocracy Is Rotten to the Core

College admissions policies are going to take a lot of heat in the next few days, and they will deserve it. But we shouldn't...

America’s Religion Is Work

Why worshipping our careers is making us miserable Nicky Loh / Reuters In his 1930 essay "Economic Possibilities for...

Easy ways families can use less plastic in the new year

This article was created in partnership with the National Geographic Society.Most people's New Year's resolutions are all about self-improvement: exercising more, saving money, learning...

Why giving birth in the U.S. is surprisingly deadly

This story appears in the January 2019 issue ofNational Geographic magazine.There are times when flip-flops and sweatpants seem appropriate. At a Saturday afternoon picnic...

Why 10 million Filipinos endure hardship abroad as overseas workers

This story appears in the December 2018 issue ofNational Geographic magazine.Recuerdo Morco was 22 when he first saw snow. Wrapped in four layers of...

Baby Sloth Reunited With Mom in Moving Video

On a Costa Rican beach where the jungle meets the sea, the recorded cries of a lost baby sloth recently blasted from a loudspeaker.Volunteers...

Bird Filmed Feeding Goldfish-Here’s Why

First it was the hawklet adopted by bald eagles. Then it was the lioness nursing the leopard cub. And now in the latest example...

Wild Gorilla Cuddles Its Newborn Baby in Rare Video

Scientists in the Republic of the Congo rainforest captured rare footage of a newborn western lowland gorilla, just a week after it was born.All...

Inside the Lives of Girls Dressed as Boys in Afghanistan

There are girls in Afghanistan who enjoy the same freedom as boys.Throughout history, women have disguised themselves as men to navigate entrenched social roles....

Call the Aztec Midwife: Childbirth in the 16th Century

This story appears in the January/February 2017 issue of National Geographic History magazine.Where do babies come from? The Aztecs' answer to the classic child's...