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We Just Posted the 18 Best Summer Trips Photos

Our Your Shot photo community shared its picks for the best summer getaways. Here are 18 of our favorites.

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From the Magazine: 23 Haunting Photos of the Ebola Outbreak

The July issue of National Geographic magazine reports on the latest Ebola crisis and where the disease may hide between outbreaks. Not a subscribing member yet? Upgrade now!

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Why Is the Ocean Salty?

We didn’t know the answer until 1979. Explorer-in-Residence Bob Ballard explains why such a basic question remained a mystery for so long—and where his team finally found the answer.

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Watch: An Exclusive Discussion on Exploration

Photographer Paul Nicklen joined journalist Bryan Christy (above) and two 2015 emerging explorers to discuss their latest discoveries. It was streamed live for members, and now you can watch a recording of the fascinating event.

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15 Photos Celebrating the Life and Work of Cotton Coulson

Photographer Cotton Coulson—who contributed to National Geographic magazine starting in 1976—died last month, three days after he lost consciousness while scuba diving off the coast of Norway as part of an expedition for the Society.

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Watch: Octopus Carries Coconut—but Is It Using a Tool?

A viral video shows an octopus toting a coconut as a ready-made shelter, which some biologists call tool use. But not everyone is convinced.

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Entusiasta de la vida y el amor que no pierde el buen sentido por disfrutar de los placeres de la vida.

Y con ese mismo paradigma me manejo en el mundo del entretenimiento.

A mis 74 años de vida y un monton de experiencia, me gusta salir a entrevistar a las estrellas del pasado, presente y futuro.

Además de darle a conocer al mundo sobre el talento de nuestras luminarias latinas y hollywoodenses, también me gusta destacar lo que pasa en sus vidas, su corazón y su sentir de quienes eligieron el camino del cine, televisión o la música.

Asi que de todo corazón te invito a que nos sigas en nuestra página y en nuestras redes sociales. Apuesto a que te divertirás!

Teresita Avila