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Dispatches From the Stacks Has Moved

We’ve moved! Dispatches From the Stacks is now posting on the National Geographic News Watch blog. Click here to read our posts and other National Geographic news stories. Advertisements

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Project Noah

National Geographic has invested in a new online application, Project Noah, that hopes to bring out the citizen scientist in all of us. It is easy to join and share your photos of nature with others around the globe. Yasser … Continue reading

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Paris: Where the Past and the Present Collide

What’s hidden under the streets of Paris? Crypts, aqueducts, quarries, nightclubs, wine cellars, and bunkers from World War II, just to name a few. The cover story in this month’s issue of National Geographic delves into the catacombs beneath the … Continue reading

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Horoscope Still Accurate As It Ever Was (Earth Current)

Signs of the zodiac outside a shop in the Netherlands. Photo courtesy of NGS The Minnesota Tribune set off a disturbance in the heavens as it reported that the zodiac is out of whack. The sky that the ancient Babylonians … Continue reading

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NG Revisited: Southern Sudan’s Referendum on Independence

Sudan, most publicly Darfur, has been mired in decades of civil war, genocide, and conflict. Revenues from oil produced in the south but controlled in the north are an incendiary issue and many fear the strategic border region of Abyei … Continue reading

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