This fascinating book features the latest findings on space exploration along with cutting-edge, spectacular views of the universe that technology is bringing back to earth, all compiled together in one ultimate reference volume.
New York Times best-selling author Dan Buettner reveals the surprising secrets of the world’s happiest places--and shows how we can all apply the lessons of true happiness to our lives. In this inspiring book, Buettner offers game-changing tools for setting up your life to be the happiest it can be.
The Blue Zones, Second Edition is completely updated and expands National Geographic explorer Dan Buettner's bestselling classic on longevity, drawing on his research from extraordinarily long-lived communities – Blue Zones – around the globe.
Geared to the casual and experienced birdwatcher alike, this completely revised guide to 150 of the most common and interesting birds in North America provides the perfect way to appreciate the feathered friends outside your window.
The ultimate travel planner and reference guide for all things national parks, this 544-page resource from National Geographic is filled with full-color photos, detailed maps, historical background, and practical facts on the location of the park system properties.
The natural world experts at National Geographic present the ultimate reference book on reptiles, designed just for kids. Crawling with fascinating facts, lively text, and tons of cool, colorful, images of the weirdest and wackiest reptiles on planet Earth, it is sure to be a favorite.
From the team that created the Ultimate Weird But True books, 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything) treats kids to brain candy and eye candy all rolled into one treasure trove of high-interest fascinating facts.
Food chemistry, atom crashing, wave power, and robots! These are just a few of the topics covered in this fantastic new science encyclopedia, which presents a comprehensive overview of physical and life sciences from A to Z.
Empire builders, legendary leaders, revolutionary rebels, powerful pioneers, and more ... discover more than 100 wonder women who prove that girls totally rule in this fascinating book from National Geographic.
Numbers are everywhere in basketball—from the dimensions of the court to the points you can score to the digits on each player's jersey. In this awesome new book, you'll learn how these numbers make basketball the game we know and love today, and also get a few tips on how to improve your game.
This 10th anniversary edition of the world's best-selling almanac for kids features all-new content, interviews with explorers in each chapter, a special look at what was going on in the world 10 years ago. Plus readers will see the results of the 2019 Almanac Challenge and a new Challenge for kids who want to get involved with helping our planet.
The experts who brought you How to Speak Dog are back to teach you all about more than 400 different dog breeds. From dachshunds to Dalmatians and poodles to pugs, this comprehensive guide offers informative overviews.
Dive into a world of aquatic mystery in this action-packed combination of science and adventure as famed National Geographic Explorer Sylvia Earle leads readers on an in-depth tour of life beneath the waves.
Get closer to the beauty and power of sharks with award-winning National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry as he captures their remarkable evolutionary adaptations and their huge importance to marine ecosystems around the world.
Feast your eyes on the most brilliant bling from around the world in this opulent opus, celebrating iridescent animals, things that glitter and glow, a wealth of shiny wonders, and more lavish luxuries from our planet. If you like, sparkle and shine, this is the book for you!
It's an adventure of a lifetime when Cruz Coronado sets sail for the shores of Iceland and Norway aboard the Explorer Academy ship to continue his studies at sea. While exploring the icy north, he embarks on a dangerous mission to uncover the first piece of an important puzzle his mother left behind.
This timely National Geographic The 10 Best of Everything National Parks idea-filled guide covers ''classic'' parks, national historical parks, national monuments, national battlefields, national scenic trails, and beyond.
Written by the leading researchers in the field, The Psychobiotic Revolution is an information-rich guide to improving your mood that explains how gut health drives psychological well-being, and how depression and anxiety can be relieved by adjusting your intestinal bacteria.
Want to know how likely it is that robots will take over the world? Or what Viking heroes were really like? Find out in this guide to all things smart and geeky, from ancient history to sci-fi technology, Marvel super heroes to edible insects, and beyond!
The foods we enjoy, the people we love, the emotions we feel, and the beliefs we hold can all be traced back to our DNA, germs, and environment. Mixing cutting-edge research and relatable humor, Pleased to Meet Me is filled with fascinating insights that shine a light on who we really are -- and how we might become our best selves.
An almanac like no other, this latest dynamic annual for the 21st century features high-energy pages packed with facts, photos, infographics, time lines, and maps that capture today's world. It's perfect for ages 12 to 112.
In If Stones Could Speak, award-winning author Marc Aronson records the efforts of a research crew as they attempt to crack Stonehenge's secrets. The expert text includes stunning photography, and explanatory maps and illustrations.
In Immortality, Inc., veteran science journalist Chip Walter explores the scientific pursuit of immortality, weaving in fascinating conversations with entrepreneurs, engineers and visionaries about life, death, aging, and the future of the human race.