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'World's oldest' coin factory discovered in China
Who were the Aztec, really? It’s complicated.
Here’s why poisonous animals don’t poison themselves
Here’s how World Heritage status helps destinations around the world
This new technology could help cool people down—without electricity
Why myths about superiority endure, in the face of science
Why people who already had COVID-19 should get vaccinated
Why people who already had COVID-19 should get vaccinated
The deadliest flower in the insect world is a lifeline to farmers—and the planet
The deadliest flower in the insect world is a lifeline to farmers—and the planet
Podcast: Cooling Cities By Throwing Shade
Podcast: Cooling Cities By Throwing Shade

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15 Unique Ways to Explore Europe
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Travel Beyond Your Wildest Dreams
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Discover the Wonders of North America

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Here’s how World Heritage status helps destinations around the world
Prairies to peaks: hiking gems in southern Alberta
These national parks are home to some of the most incredible U.S. landmarks
Delta variant prompts venues to rethink how we stand in line
Spark your sense of wonder in Alberta’s cultural landscapes
Cooling Cities By Throwing Shade
Fewer trees shade the poor neighborhoods of U.S. cities, but increasing the urban canopy involves more than just adding trees.

August 2021 Issue

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Two gladiators enter—only one leaves alive, right? Think again.
Two gladiators enter—only one leaves alive, right? Think again.
Take a step inside a gladiator’s arena
Take a step inside a gladiator’s arena
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Meet one of Nat Geo’s amazing artists
Rising heat puts the Kalahari’s ecosystem on the edge of survival
In America’s hunger crisis, charities and neighbors are lifelines
The strange phenomenon of ‘space hurricanes,’ decoded
Ocean shark populations are tanking. This is how fast.

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