This week, we learned …
How do you lose a continent?
What’s a microcontinent?
How’d scientists find the lost continent?
What kind of supply chain does Ikea have?
Medieval leprosy victims often carried bells to both alert people and invite charity.
Photograph by Gianreali, courtesy Wikimedia. Public domain
How does disease spread?
Illustration by James M. Gurney, National Geographic
Start reading, and take your time!
Aurora not included.
Photograph by Emmanuel Milou, courtesy Flickr. CC-BY-SA-2.0
Short on ice? Make a gingerbread igloo instead!
Photograph by Yan Gluzberg, National Geographic Your Shot
How are frogs leaping all over native species in Arizona?
Queen Victoria celebrated her 50th year on the throne in unsmiling style.
Photograph by Alexander Bassano, courtesy Wikimedia. Public domain
How is gender being redefined today?
How do scientists tag aquatic animals?
Photograph by Jodi Cobb, National Geographic
How do different ethnicities contribute to “American Textures”?
We know how this ends.
Photograph by Andy Wright, courtesy Wikimedia. CC-BY-2.0
Are Nat Geo explorers funny? Decide for yourself.
What kind of reading skills do translators need? A lot.