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After The Dark World: What’s Next for Thor and His Hammer?

Anticipating another “Thor” movie, we asked a Scandinavian folklore expert to suggest what the Norse god of thunder might do next.

Overcoming Adversity with Humor & Traditional Balkan Gusle Music

National Geographic grantee Riley Arthur is documenting the Erased of Slovenia- 200,000 non-ethnic Slovenian residents who were not automatically granted citizenship after the country split from Yugoslavia in 1991. Without legal documentation, these people could not legally travel, own property, obtain medical care, vote, marry, attend school or work without a visa. A decade later, the…

Issyk Kul: The 2012 Expedition Wraps Up

With just a few days to go we found some of the most significant building features we saw all season.