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The best Target Black Friday deals include Roombas, Nintendo Switch games, Beats headphones, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Target; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Target is a major player every Black Friday, bringing excellent deals to compete with other large retailers like Amazon and Walmart.The sales are live, so we've highlighted the best current Black Friday 2020 deals below.We've also answered any questions you might have below, including when the sales end, how to hold your place in line from home, and what to...
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The best Target Black Friday 2020 deals happening now — including discounts on Casper mattresses, Nintendo Switch games, Beats headphones, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Target; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Target is a major player every Black Friday, bringing excellent deals to compete with other large retailers like Amazon and Walmart.The sales are already rolling in, so we've highlighted the best current Black Friday 2020 deals below.We've also answered any questions you might have below, including when the sales start, how to hold your place in line from h...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Deals, Black Friday, Sales, Trends, Walmart, Nintendo, Dyson, National Geographic, Target, Oakley, Don, Ray Ban, John Black


A discovery inside a California cave suggests people were combining hallucinogenic drugs and art nearly 500 years ago

An enhanced image of the painting on the ceiling of the Pinwheel Cave in California. Devlin Gandy On the ceiling of a California cave, a red pinwheel-shaped drawing likely depicts a psychoactive plant called datura. Researchers recently found chewed-up lumps of datura stuffed in the cave's ceiling. The finding is the first clear evidence that hallucinogens were used at a rock art site. It suggests that humans may have painted cave art to enhance hallucinations. Visit Business Insider's hom...
Tags: England, California, US, Trends, Jimmy Carter, National Geographic, Santa Barbara, Southern California, Bakersfield, Robinson, National Academy of Sciences, David Robinson, Gandy, University of Central Lancashire, Datura, Susie Neilson


The best early Target Black Friday 2020 deals — including discounts on Casper mattresses, Nintendo Switch games, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Target; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Target is a major player every Black Friday, bringing excellent deals to compete with other large retailers like Amazon and Walmart.The sales are already rolling in, so we've highlighted the best early Black Friday 2020 deals below.We've also answered any questions you might have below, including when the sales start, how to hold your place in line from hom...
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We've now found microplastics on the very highest and lowest points on Earth. Mount Everest is littered with them.

Members of the National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition celebrate after setting up a weather station 27,650 feet up Mount Everest. Mark Fisher/National Geographic Every part of the climbing route up Mount Everest is littered with microplastics, researchers found. They even found plastic fibers just below the summit — at 27,690 feet above sea level — according to a new study. The fibers likely came off climbing gear, clothing, and tents. Microplastics have also been...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Environment, Trends, Everest, Balcony, National Geographic, Mount Everest, Camp, Base Camp, Plastic Pollution, Marianas Trench, Sherpa, Mark Fisher, South Col


There are microplastics near the top of Mount Everest too

Researchers analyzing snow and stream samples from the National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Everest Expedition have found evidence of microplastic pollution on Mount Everest. While the highest concentrations of microplastics were around Base Camp where hikers and trekkers spend the most time, the team also found microplastics as high up as 8,440 meters above sea level, just below the summit. The findings appear November 20 in the journal One Earth.
Tags: Science, National Geographic, Mount Everest, Base Camp


The 'Dueling Dinosaurs' fossil shows a T. rex and triceratops in a possible fight. Researchers are now poised to unravel its mysteries.

One of two "Dueling Dinosaur" fossils is displayed in New York on November 14, 2013. Seth Wenig/AP The "Dueling Dinosaurs" fossil is made up of intertwined T. rex and triceratops skeletons.  The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences bought it for $6 million and will display the fossils starting in 2022. Researchers there will examine the bones in detail and investigate whether the dinosaurs actually died in a duel.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A 67-million-year-...
Tags: New York, Montana, Trends, National Geographic, Murrays, Charlotte Observer, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Phipps, Seth Wenig, National Geographic Researchers, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Lindsay Zanno, Susie Neilson, Lige, Clayton Phipps, Tyler Lyson


National Geographic reveals its best destinations for 2021

Global travel publisher National Geographic has revealed its travel inspiration list for 2021, with picks including Ethiopia's Danakil Depression and Guam, a US territory in the Pacific Ocean
Tags: US, Cnn, Ethiopia, National Geographic, Guam, Danakil Depression


Humans Have Been Living In Space For 20 Years Straight

Since 2000, there have always been humans living and working on the International Space Station -- and the streak could just be getting started. National Geographic reports: On Halloween in the year 2000, a Russian Soyuz rocket launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and flew into the history books, carrying one U.S. astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts to the nascent International Space Station (ISS). The crew arrived two days later, and the space station has been continuously occup...
Tags: Tech, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Kazakhstan, Iss, Pacific, National Geographic, Scott Kelly, Mir, David Nixon, Kenny Todd


Nordic Nation: On Lhotse with Filmmakers Dutch Simpson and Nick Kalisz

Jim Morrison navigating the Lhotse face. (Photo: Nick Kalisz) Something a bit different on the podcast today. In the spirit of high mountains and the autumn season which is often the time many seek any iteration of mountain film. During normal times, we flock to touring mountain film festivals to celebrate. You know, solid storytelling and vibrant images to help us dream a bit bigger. Some of you may have already watched LHOTSE, a film featuring ski mountaineers Hialree Nelson and Jim M...
Tags: Podcasts, Sport, Everest, Skiing, National Geographic, Nelson, Morrison, Simpson, Nepal Himalaya, Jim Morrison, Lhotse, Nordic Nation, Nordic Nation Podcast, Hilaree Nelson, Kalisz, Dutch Simpson


Hotel Branding Masterpiece - National Geographic Lodges | By Oleksii Kapichin

Unique Lodges of the World by National Geographic is an example of successful branding in the hospitality industry. I was fascinated by the brand from the first discovery. This article analyzes the brand concept and what makes it so unique and attractive to travelers.
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New Trailer for Steve James' Docu Series 'City So Real' About Chicago

"A master work of precision and scope." National Geographic has unveiled an official trailer for a new docu series titled City So Real, which will be launching with a special commercial-free, uninterrupted five-hour screening event on TV next week. We're breaking our rules about posting trailers for series because this is the latest work by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Steve James (known for Hoop Dreams, Stevie, The Interrupters, Head Games, Life Itself, Abacus: Small Enough to Jail). Jam...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Chicago, Documentaries, National Geographic, Steve James, James, To Watch, Steve James Docu


Synthetaic raises $3.5M to train AI with synthetic data

Synthetaic is a startup working to create data — specifically images — that can be used to train artificial intelligence. Founder and CEO Corey Jaskolski’s past experience includes work with both National Geographic (where he was recently named Explorer of the Year) and a 3D media startup. In fact, he told me that his time with National Geographic made him aware of the need for more data sets in conservation. Sound like an odd match? Well, Jaskolski said that he was working on a project that cou...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, Microsoft, Funding, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Green Bay Packers, National Geographic, University Of Michigan, Lupa, Betaworks Ventures, Lupa Systems, Jaskolski, Betalab, Corey Jaskolski


What it takes to be a White House photographer

Pete Souza served as the official White House photographer for President Barack Obama and President Ronald Reagan.  For both administrations, Souza put his personal life on hold to follow the presidents for eight years, photographing history. Business Insider sits down with Souza to break down his most iconic shots and learn what it takes to get the gig.  Check out Souza's new documentary, "The Way I See It," premiering on MSNBC on October 16 at 10 p.m. EST.  Visit Business Insider's homepage f...
Tags: Obama, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Reagan, Chicago, United States, Ronald Reagan, Kansas, Illinois, Msnbc, National Geographic, Newtown, Bin Laden, Pete Souza, Chicago Tribune


National Geographic’s ‘The Real Right Stuff’ Documentary to Premiere on Disney+ This November

Disney+ is all about the Mercury 7, America’s first team of NASA astronauts, with a new TV series remake of Philip Kaufman’s space drama classic The Right Stuff debuting on the platform. And a new documentary about the real men behind the Mercury program set to join it. The Real Right Stuff is a documentary about the Mercury 7 from National Geographic that has just set its premiere on Disney+ this November. Disney+ announced that National Geographic’s The Real Right Stuff documentary, which ...
Tags: Movies, Documentary, Disney, America, Nasa, Philip Kaufman, National Geographic, Jennings, John Glenn, Tom Wolfe, Hans Zimmer, Tom Jennings, David Tillman, James Everingham, The Real Right Stuff, Real Right Stuff


Amazon is running lightning deals on books during Prime Day 2020, including 80% off select Kindle books

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. MoMo Productions/Getty Images As part of Prime Day 2020, Amazon is running lightning deals and steeply discounting everything from children's books to cookbooks, including up to 80% off Kindle bestsellers. New Kindle Unlimited subscribers can also get 50% off their first 6 months during Prime Day.Highlights of current books deals include a photography how-to book from an experienced National Geogra...
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Sanity, a platform to build and manage content flows on sites, raises $9.3M from Ev Williams, Threshold and more

There are more than 2 billion websites in existence in the world today, millions of apps, and a growing range of digital screens where people and businesses present constantly changing arrays of information to each other. But all that opportunity also has a flip side: how can you say what you want, just how you want to say it, without technical hurdle after hurdle getting in your way? A startup called Sanity has built a platform to help businesses (and their people) do that more easily with a Sa...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, TC, Microsoft, Developer, Funding, US, Tech, Nike, Cms, Conde Nast, Content, Ev Williams, National Geographic, Rem Koolhaas, Shopify, Twilio


Why Trump's illness probably won't persuade anti-maskers to take the coronavirus seriously

Donald Trump wears a mask as he visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland' on July 11, 2020. ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump, who has long mocked others for wearing masks, was diagnosed with coronavirus.  Following his diagnosis, family members and White House staff that previously flouted mask wearing recommendations since appear to have reconsidered, and are now wearing masks in public.  That may not be enough to persuade some ...
Tags: White House, US, Trends, Donald Trump, National Geographic, Trump, Psychology Today, Northwestern University, Ivanka, Ball State University, Bethesda Maryland, Alex Edelman, Luttrell, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Jared Kushner, Teeny


40 clever gifts from Amazon — all under $50

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Wake up early and make mini heart-shaped waffles for a breakfast together. Amazon Great news: Affordable gifts can be just as useful and thoughtful as expensive gifts. Below are 40 presents that anyone will actually be excited to receive. You can get them all on Amazon and for less than $50. If you're looking for more gift ideas, check out all Insider Reviews gift guides.Prime Day is coming up on Oc...
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James Cameron to Feature at Bristol’s Wildscreen Festival – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, James Cameron heads to Bristol for Wildscreen Festival, Cairo Film Festival moves its dates back a month, Canal Plus ups its stake in MultiChoice Group Ltd., Wheelhouse Entertainment announces a U.S. version of “The Wonderbox,” and Fugitive partners with MO Studios on two new series. FESTIVALS Wildscreen Festival today announced that […]
Tags: News, Global, Bristol, James Cameron, National Geographic, Canal Plus, Wheelhouse Entertainment, Wildscreen, MultiChoice Group Ltd Wheelhouse Entertainment, MO Studios


An Explorer Debunks 5 Myths About Saving The Earth

National Geographic ecologist Enric Sala explains why protecting the planet is not a selfless act.
Tags: News, Earth, National Geographic, Enric Sala


18 Books; Or What I've Read This Month

Time for another round of my thoughts on the books I've read over last few weeks. I discuss them here in the order in which I read them. See my GoodReads shelf for longer reviews of some of these titles. Vesper Flights by Helen Macdonald (Grove Press, Aug. 2020). Macdonald's new collection of essays interweaves everyday issues (allergies, migraines, Brexit) with her experiences with and in nature -- especially birds. You don't have to read these pieces in order, but I urge you to read them a...
Tags: Books, France, New York City, Ireland, John, Avery, Jack, Vikings, National Geographic, Harrow, Galway, Highlands, French Alps, Don, Sophie, Foley


Facebook Will Let People Claim Ownership of Images and Issue Takedown Requests

Facebook is going to let people take more control over the images they own and where they end up. The Verge reports: In an update to its rights management platform, the company is starting to work with certain partners today to give them the power to claim ownership over images and then moderate where those images show up across the Facebook platform, including on Instagram. The goal is to eventually open this feature up to everyone, as it already does with music and video rights. The company di...
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All3Media America CEO Tim Pastore to Step Down

Tim Pastore is stepping down as CEO of All3Media America, exiting the role after two years at the top of the “Fleabag” and “The Circle” production group. Pastore joined All3Media back in Sept. 2018, having previously served as president of original programming and production at National Geographic. “It’s been a privilege to lead such a […]
Tags: News, America, National Geographic, Pastore, All3Media America, Tim Pastore, All3 Media


National Geographic, Mazda Reveal Winner of Assignment: Inspiration Photography Competition

National Geographic and Mazda teamed up on photography competition Assignment: Inspiration last October and November to invite emerging photographers to share photos that tell their most unique, uplifting stories and make them feel alive. On Thursday night, a winner was crowned. Sam Tippetts of Boerne, Texas, was named the winner and next great National Geographic...
Tags: Advertising, National Geographic, Platforms, Mazda, Boerne Texas, Social Pro Daily, National Geographic Mazda, Sam Tippetts


The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to Hulu and Disney+ in October 2020

Since Wonder Woman 1984 isn’t coming to theaters in October anymore, you’re gonna want to find some new stuff to watch at home. Thankfully, Disney+ and Hulu have a wave of new movies and TV shows coming to your living room. Not only is Disney+ bringing the debut of the second season of The Mandalorian and the astronaut drama series The Right Stuff, but Hulu has plenty of Halloween horror on the way with new original movies and some blockbusters making their streaming debut too. Get a rundown of...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Nasa, Hulu, Wesley Snipes, National Geographic, Wayne, Blade, Britt Hayes, Monsterland, Wayne's World 2, The Right Stuff, Scream-4, The Mandalorian, Terminator: Dark Fate


National Geographic: Save This Shark

Mick Fanning, together with THIS. FIlm Studio and National Geographic, released the first full-length trailer for Save This Shark, five years to the day of his unforgettable shark encounter at the J-Bay Open in 2015. Save This Shark is a two-part documentary that follows the 3 x World Champion Surfer turned ocean activist on his mission to explore shark conservation, set to air on National Geographic this September.
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Disney+ Announces Premiere Dates for ‘Marvel’s 616’ & More, Promises ‘WandaVision’ is Coming This Year

Disney+ has unveiled its upcoming calendar of releases for the streaming platform, with legacy titles like the Tom Hanks classic Big and brand new shows like the anthology documentary series Marvel’s 616 locking down slots in the coming months. Find out what else is coming to the platform below, including the news that the original series WandaVision is still on track for 2020. We already knew that The Mandalorian season 2 would be arriving at the end of October, but this is the first conf...
Tags: Television, Movies, Marvel, Disney, Nasa, Lego, New York Times, Jane Lynch, Kate Winslet, Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Louisiana, John Legend, Lincoln Center, Pixar, Lucasfilm


WandaVision Confirmed for 2020 in New Disney+ Promo

BEGIN SLIDESHOW WandaVision Confirmed for 2020 in New Disney+ Promo Disney has released a new promo revealing what fans can expect to see for the rest of this year on Disney+, including confirming that WandaVision will release in 2020! You can check out the video now in the player below to see what other movies and shows are headed your way on the streamer! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefre...
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How to Plan a Successful RV Trip

Posted: 8/27/20 | August 27th, 2020 Since international travel on pause, people have turned to exploring their own backyards. From the U.S. to Canada to England, Europe, and New Zealand, people are getting in cars, campervans, and RVs and heading out on road trips. After all, it allows you to social distance while still getting outside! Today, I’ve invited my friends Mike and Anne from HoneyTrek to share their RV tips and advice. They’re full-time RVers and will help you get your next RV adven...
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