The U.S. Surgeon General yesterday pleaded with Americans to keep donating blood, as the nation’s supplies are already running low amid fears stoked by the coronavirus pandemic. “You’ll be helping your country and your community during this crisis. And you might even save a life,” Surgeon General Jerome Adams said in a press conference on…

With its cliff-hugging views of crashing waves and mind-boggling opportunities to explore outdoors, a road trip down California’s Big Sur Coast Highway and San Luis Obispo North Coast Byway to Morro Bay is an adventure-lover’s dream drive. National Geographic photographer Keith Ladzinski covered the 116-mile route in an all-new 2020 Subaru Outback, stopping frequently to…

It’s the king of the coral reefs. The humphead wrasse, fittingly named for the bump on its head, can grow to six feet long, weigh up to 400 pounds, and live for 30 years. Also known as Napoleon wrasses, these giants are things of beauty, with diamond patterning, varying green, blue, and yellow scales, and…

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Three days of rejuvenation in Canyonlands National Park seemed the perfect bridge from winter to summer. But like so many other spring break national park escapes, our plans to pitch tents in the Needles Campground next week were undone by coronavirus. Confusion about whether it’s safe to social distance at national parks was heightened by…

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Archaeologists working in London in 1912 might have been surprised. When they discovered a first-century A.D. Roman jug bearing the inscription “Londini ad fanum Isidis—London, next door to the Temple of Isis.” Best known as an Egyptian goddess, finding signs of Isis worship so far from North Africa might seem odd. But this goddess proved…

The U.S. Surgeon General yesterday pleaded with Americans to keep donating blood, as the nation’s supplies are already running low amid fears stoked by the coronavirus pandemic. “You’ll be helping your country and your community during this crisis. And you might even save a life,” Surgeon General Jerome Adams said in a press conference on…

With its cliff-hugging views of crashing waves and mind-boggling opportunities to explore outdoors, a road trip down California’s Big Sur Coast Highway and San Luis Obispo North Coast Byway to Morro Bay is an adventure-lover’s dream drive. National Geographic photographer Keith Ladzinski covered the 116-mile route in an all-new 2020 Subaru Outback, stopping frequently to…