Lauren Ward

As we celebrate National Geographic’s 125th anniversary, there have been many opportunities to recall the great adventures, discoveries, and explorations that everyone remembers and loves. But highlights of successes are only part of the story. Sometimes an expedition can take years, even decades. Sometimes the team has to start over again. Sometimes they never even…

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Jason Silva, filmmaker, futurist, and host of National Geographic Channel’s hit show Brain Games says the human brain has gone through more change in the last 100 years than in the last million years. Now he wants to guide you through the inner workings of your own grey matter and reveal its potential to unlock new realities and…

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Jason Silva, filmmaker, futurist, and host of National Geographic Channel’s hit show Brain Games says the human brain has gone through more change in the last 100 years than in the last million years. Now he wants to guide you through the inner workings of your own grey matter and reveal its potential to unlock new realities and…

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Filmmaker, techno-philosopher, and self-proclaimed “wonder junkie” Jason Silva is described by The Atlantic as a “Timothy Leary for the viral video age”. His online videos explore media art, inspiration, science, technology, and imagination, and have been viewed more than 2 million times. He has spoken at TEDGlobal and done speeches for IBM, Microsoft, Intel, and…

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WASHINGTON, D.C.- A holiday weekend for lounging by the lakeside, department store sales, and catching up on neglected errands, we approach Memorial Day with the same glee reserved for all 3-day weekends. Yet as we kick off the start of summer with friends and BBQ, we ought take a quick moment to remember the day’s…

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Mars, Everest and Beyond How far would you go to push the boundaries of discovery? What would you risk? From the top of Mount Everest to the surface of the Moon, astronaut Buzz Aldrin and mountaineer Conrad Anker have risked their lives to undertake humankind’s most stunning achievements. (Read Buzz Aldrin’s Op Ed: “Forget the…

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May the Fifth KASHYYYK- Only one day after discovering the mystic and elusive species known as the Wookiee, famed explorer Alphaeus Blackburn is reported to be in critical condition after a game of “galactic chess” quickly turned violent. Blackburn, who faced decades of skepticism for his efforts to discover evidence of the lost civilization in the…

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This Earth Day, National Geographic is teaming up with NASA and Catlin Seaview Survey to bring you a Google+ Hangout that explores the land, sea, and sky (Read more). Explorer Profile: Richard Fitzpatrick, Catlin Seaview Survey Along with explorers from both NASA and National Geographic, we’re talking with Cailtin Seaview Survey cinematographer and shark researcher Richard…

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  #OurEarth: Innovation in Exploration This year National Geographic celebrates its 125th anniversary and a long legacy of exploration, conservation, and research. Every hour of every day, National Geographic explorers take to land, sea, and sky (each frontier represented by a colored band on National Geographic’s historic flag) trying to uncover, understand, or help care…

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