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Happy 45th Birthday to NASA’s Iconic “Earthrise” Photograph

“If you can’t write it better, don’t.”  I wont — reprinted from PetaPixel (this is a great story): NASA Takes You Inside Apollo 8, Recreates Experience of Taking Iconic Earthrise Photo When it comes to iconic imagery, there are few individual photographers who can best NASA. From the pale blue dot, to the blue marble, […]

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Desert elephant on the horizon at sunset in Namibia

Better than 10 Birthdays: African Safari

One day on safari is better than 10 birthdays anywhere else. Imagine, instead of waking to an alarm clock being greeted by a ‘safari massage’ — the rumbling of bumpy roads untamed, even by the best ATV shock-absorbers. Imagine that instead of splashing cold water on your face in your own bathroom, your face being cleansed by […]

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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Happy Birthday, Dr. King!

We are celebrating birthdays this week. On Sunday, we celebrated the 126th birthday of The National Geographic Society. On this day in 1929, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta (the federal holiday always falls on the 3rd Monday of January – this year, January 21st.) We all know King as the king of nonviolent activism during the American civil […]

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