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The November issue of National Geographic is the first ever with all female contributors. Each day we'll introduce you to one of them, and share how they would describe their greatest strength. #NatGeoWomenofImpact https://on.natgeo.com/2Mlzm46

These new therapies have the potential to cure a number of previously “incurable” diseases and to fundamentally alter the trajectory of many other life-threatening conditions #sponsored @PhRMA https://on.natgeo.com/33YR83D

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The November issue is the first ever with all women contributors. Subscribe today for unlimited digital access, and receive a special commemorative copy of

The November issue is the first ever with all women contributors. Subscribe today for unlimited digital access, and receive a special commemorative copy of "Women: A Century of Change" https://on.natgeo.com/31sGmR2

The powerful Celtic social class posed a threat to the Roman Empire before being subsumed by Christianity, but their origins remain shrouded in the past https://on.natgeo.com/2QvUQO1

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Entrance through this New York immigration epicenter usually took only a few hours—no passports or visas required https://on.natgeo.com/2KABxzz

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There might be more red handfish crawling around the seafloor than we thought

There might be more red handfish crawling around the seafloor than we thought

Here are a few unforgettable ways to get closer to the realms beneath the surface https://on.natgeo.com/2Qtd96F

Its secrets have been slowly unveiled, including the tomb of a noblewoman covered in a deadly red powder https://on.natgeo.com/2KCQtNE

A diver explores a stretch of sand along the seafloor in this tranquil over-under scene by Your Shot photographer Lorenzo Mittiga
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A diver explores a stretch of sand along the seafloor in this tranquil over-under scene by Your Shot photographer Lorenzo Mittiga

“Women often see things… a man would not notice,” said National Geographic’s first editor https://on.natgeo.com/32XobDH

Today at 12pm, photographer Steve Winter ( @swfoto) and journalist Sharon Guynup ( @sguynup) will be doing a  @Reddit AMA on captive tigers living the US  https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/dympfb/we_are_nat_geo_photographer_steve_winter_and/
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Today at 12pm, photographer Steve Winter ( @swfoto) and journalist Sharon Guynup ( @sguynup) will be doing a @Reddit AMA on captive tigers living the US https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/dympfb/we_are_nat_geo_photographer_steve_winter_and/

Fossilized feathers hint at how small carnivorous dinosaurs weathered long, cold winters inside the Antarctic Circle 118 million years ago https://on.natgeo.com/2r6Edhl

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There’s more oxygen gas in the Martian atmosphere than scientists expected, and what’s there is behaving strangely https://on.natgeo.com/2D0eUQU

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It's  #TriviaTuesday time: What do all these cities have in common?  Dyersville, Iowa Ravello, Italy Swakopmund, Namibia Hamilton, New Zealand

It's #TriviaTuesday time: What do all these cities have in common? Dyersville, Iowa Ravello, Italy Swakopmund, Namibia Hamilton, New Zealand

All of these places were filming locations for movies! #TriviaTuesday Field of Dreams Wonder Woman Mad Max: Fury Road The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings

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A fireball from outer space crashed into one of Earth’s biggest lakes. An actor and a bunch of teenagers are on the hunt to find it.  #OverheardNatGeo Listen on  @Stitcher  https://on.natgeo.com/35iFqRv
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A fireball from outer space crashed into one of Earth’s biggest lakes. An actor and a bunch of teenagers are on the hunt to find it. #OverheardNatGeo Listen on @Stitcher https://on.natgeo.com/35iFqRv

#CougarOrNot? Scientists take to Twitter to correct misperceptions when people mistakenly believe they see dangerous animals https://on.natgeo.com/2r5wv7c

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From the devastation of Hurricane Maria, the tiny country forged a new goal: to become the world’s first climate-resilient nation https://on.natgeo.com/2XwlHeE

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The dragon mantis is so good at hiding, no one knows its population size

The dragon mantis is so good at hiding, no one knows its population size

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