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Welcome To Chamonix, The French Alps’ Real-Life Winter Wonderland

Welcome To Chamonix, The French Alps’ Real-Life Winter Wonderland

Winter wonderlands actually do exist.
The World At The Turn Of The 20th Century — As Seen From One Legendary Geographer

The World At The Turn Of The 20th Century — As Seen From One Legendary Geographer

From Brazilian head hunters to Indian snake charmers, one photographer's tour around the world.
New Discovery Could Help Solve Amelia Earhart Mystery

New Discovery Could Help Solve Amelia Earhart Mystery

Researchers plan to go back to Nikumaroro Island with a submarine.
Tiny Number Of People Responsible For Most Airport Noise Complaints

Tiny Number Of People Responsible For Most Airport Noise Complaints

Here's how a small group of complainers is making air travel more expensive for everyone.
Bloody Trade: Inside The (Mostly) Legal Practice Of Hunting Endangered Species In Africa

Bloody Trade: Inside The (Mostly) Legal Practice Of Hunting Endangered Species In Africa

Big game hunters shoot an estimated 50,000 rare animals a year in Africa. What sort of person does this, how do they do it, and why?
Lake Natron, The Bird-Calcifying Lake That’s Actually Teeming With Life

Lake Natron, The Bird-Calcifying Lake That’s Actually Teeming With Life

These strange waters actually support an abundance of colorful wildlife.
Iguazu Falls In 24 Breathtaking Photos

Iguazu Falls In 24 Breathtaking Photos

Enough water to fill five Olympic pools flows over these falls every second.
Machu Picchu Facts: The History Of Peru’s Lost City

Machu Picchu Facts: The History Of Peru’s Lost City

Machu Picchu was rediscovered by an American explorer 105 years ago today. Here's what we know about the mysterious spot.
What We Loved This Week, Jul. 10 – 16

What We Loved This Week, Jul. 10 – 16

This beret-wearing band of badasses cleaned up some very mean streets.
Inside Mongolia’s Sacred Eagle-Hunting Tradition

Inside Mongolia’s Sacred Eagle-Hunting Tradition

The festival is meant to celebrate and protect a sacred — and dying — Kazakh tradition.
25 OF The Most Unbelievably True Antarctica Facts

25 OF The Most Unbelievably True Antarctica Facts

While beautiful, Antarctica's icy landscape may prove catastrophic if scientific models are right.