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Most Complete Ancient Skeleton From New World Sheds New Light On Human Migration
2014-05-16 07:33:27

An international team of scientists have uncovered the most genetically complete human skeleton from the New World yet, dating back more than 12,000 years.

2014-02-03 12:25:48

Fall in Love with a Special Valentine's Day Episode of the Emmy-Nominated Series Brain Games Brain Games: Attraction Premieres Monday, Feb.

2011-05-16 08:45:00

SALT LAKE CITY, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Geographic Animal Jam, an online virtual world that teaches kids ages 5-11 about animals and the natural world, today announced it has surpassed one million registered players.

2010-12-23 00:00:54

‘Ultimate Dinopedia’ is an interactive iPad encyclopedia with entries on more than 700 dinosaurs, featuring comprehensive data, entertaining narration, beautiful artwork and 3D videos that bring the world of Dinosaurs alive in your hand. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 National Geographic has brought dinosaurs into the digital age with the release of its stunning new iPad application “Ultimate Dinopedia: The Most Complete Dinosaur Reference Ever.” Based on...

2010-08-06 10:55:00

GLOBAL TELEVISION EVENT AND THE LARGEST CROSS-PLATFORM INITIATIVE IN THE HISTORY OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TO PREMIERE FALL 2010 WASHINGTON, Aug.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.