What did you learn this week? We learned …
Pachyderms have a nose for news.
Photograph by Michael Nichols, National Geographic
This cow isn’t texting; it’s helping a lovely Swiss miss fix her camera.
Photograph by Franc and Jean Shor, National Geographic
Canadians are so polite. Wee Montrealers curtsey at a dance class in 1943.
Photograph by Conrad Poirier, courtesy National Library and Archives of Quebec
Moody sculptor Michelangelo does not approve of academic cutbacks at the School of Athens.
Fresco by Raphael, courtesy Wikimedia. Public domain
This Tanzanian farmer uses a solar-powered light to chase away hyenas.
Photograph by Lynn Johnson, National Geographic
This lush rain forest is on the same island as the tallest tropical trees.
Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic
NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey
The area along the Shahadra open sewer is inhabited by people who can not afford housing in other parts of Delhi, India.
Photograph by Matthieu Paley, National Geographic
Illustration by Hernan Canellas, National Geographic