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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC News, May 31, 2013

National Geographic casts Rob Lowe as JFK in film 'Killing Kennedy'
Washington Post
NEW YORK — Rob Lowe will portray President John F. Kennedy in a National Geographic film about the former president's 1963 assassination. The National Geographic Channel said Tuesday that filming for “Killing Kennedy” would begin next month in ...
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'Killing Kennedy': Rob Lowe, Ginnifer Goodwin To Star In National Geographic ...
Huffington Post
"We are thrilled to be working with Rob Lowe, Ginnifer Goodwin and Michelle Trachtenberg, three gifted artists whom have responded to this timely, authentic and entertaining material," Howard T. Owens, president of the National Geographic Channels ...
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National Geographic Channel Announces Alec Baldwin to Host Weekly "Night of ...
The Futon Critic
Launched in January to coincide with the National Geographic Society's 125th anniversary yearlong celebration, each week Night of Exploration introduces viewers to the trailblazers who are working on the unexplored frontiers of human imagination and ...
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National Geographic acts as your guide to the city
Los Angeles Times
And because these apps are from editors at National Geographic, you know you're in for a travel treat. Name: National Geographic City Guides. Available for: iOS iPhone and iPad. Also; More Web Buzz · Web Buzz: GlobalAdventuress.com for traveling ...
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Liveblogging Google Glass at National Geographic
National Geographic
This morning, National Geographic employees are getting the chance to see Google Glass — the futuristic, wearable headgear that allows people to see the world through the eyes of Google — from inside our own auditorium. The glasses can record video ...
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National Geographic Everest Photos Capture Experience Of Scaling Great Peak
Huffington Post
... they'll tell you it's not beyond repair. Images and captions of the National Geographic and The North Face Everest Expedition courtesy of National Geographic. All images are from the June 2013 issue ofNational Geographic magazine. Loading Slideshow .
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National Geographic Whaling Photos Document Exodus Of Norwegian Whalers
Huffington Post
... salaried jobs in distant cities or with the offshore oil industry, and they have been leaving their island communities in droves. Images and captions courtesy of National Geographic. All images are from the June 2013 issue of National Geographic ...
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Cape Parrot Project and National Geographic: Interview with DJ Fresh on 5fm ...
National Geographic
DJ Fresh gave me a call to chat about the recent National Geographic Emerging Explorer award and our work here in South Africa and Africa. Please listen to the interview and watch the amazing photographs from the Cape Parrot Project, Ranger Diaries and ...
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Alec Baldwin to host National Geographic specials
Entertainment Weekly (blog)
“Alec has the perfect combination of energy and gravitas that we think our Night of Exploration viewers will love,” said David Lyle, CEO of the National Geographic Channels in a press release. “Each week, he will introduce the compelling stories of ...
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National Geographic Traveler: Feynan Ecolodge is one of the Best 25 Ecolodges ...
eTravelBlackboard - Asia Edition
National Geographic Traveler Magazine announced this week the 2013 list of “Best 25 Ecolodges” in the world. Feynan Ecolodge, located in Dana Biosphere Reserve, Jordan was among the winners of this award. The list is published online. It will be ...
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Sathwik Karnik Wins National Geographic Bee
India West
Sathwik Karnik was pretty certain he was going to win the 2013 National Geographic Bee competition, held May 22 in Washington, D.C., when his competitor in the final five-question duel could not name the city in China that contains the world's largest ...
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Alec Baldwin defends new National Geographic show: It 'by no means glorifies ...
Syracuse.com
Emmy-winning actor Alec Baldwin returns to TV next month as the host of a National Geographic series called "A Night of Exploration." One of the premiere episodes, "Mystery Bear of the Arctic," tells the story of an American sports hunter who shot and ...
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Cameron on cover of this month's National Geographic
Welland Tribune
The full, gripping story of Cameron's descent is the subject of this month's National Geographic cover story. Written by Cameron himself, it follows his 35,787-foot plunge in a tiny capsule with limited movement, and his sense of awe at reaching the ...
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5 common noggin myths busted by 'Brain Games'
Detroit Free Press
Here to bust five common brain myths is Jason Silva, the star of National Geographic Channel series Brain Games, which debuted as the highest-rated series premiere in the network's history. Brain Games is a pop science series about the brain that uses ...
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National Geographic Channel casts Rob Lowe to play JFK in 'Killing Kennedy'
Monsters and Critics.com
National Geographic Channel today announced that the Emmy-winning star is cast as the late President John F. Kennedy in the upcoming two-hour original "Killing Kennedy." Also cast are Ginnifer Goodwin as Jacqueline Kennedy, and Michelle Trachtenberg ...
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Carbon Dating Confirms World's Oldest Torah Scroll
National Geographic
National Geographic spoke by telephone to Perani about his rediscovery. What led you to take a second look at the scroll? In 2012, a colleague and I decided to write a new catalog of the [University of Bologna] library's Hebrew manuscript collection.
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National Geographic Channel Announces Summer Schedule Including New ...
TVbytheNumbers
National Geographic Channel (NGC) today announced its June to August slate, which includes the premiere of five new compelling series (Battleground Afghanistan, Eyewitness War, Inside: Secret America, Inside the American Mob and Doomsday Castle); ...
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'Sex: How It Works' to Premiere June 18 on National Geographic Channel
TVbytheNumbers
(Washington, D.C. – May 31, 2013) Let's talk about sex, baby. It brings us pleasure, it can cause us heartache and it is a necessary function to sustain life. But how much do we know about how sex works?National Geographic Channel leaves the ...
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Mass. boy takes title at National Geographic Bee
NECN
His name means 'kind and soft' in Sanskrit, and the 7th grader from Plainville, Mass. worked hard to win the prize at the 25th Annual National Geographic Bee. Even half of Massachusetts may not know where Plainville is. “Near Rhode Island,” he said.
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Actor Rob Lowe to headline JFK-assassination TV movie
Chicago Tribune
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American actor Rob Lowe will portray slain President John F. Kennedy in a television movie based on a book by TV news commentator Bill O'Reilly and author Martin Dugard, theNational Geographic Channel said on Tuesday.
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National Geographic Kill Kennedy In New TV Movie
World Internet TV on PC (blog)
National Geographic Channels president Howard T. Owens summarised: “We are thrilled to be working with Rob Lowe, Ginnifer Goodwin and Michelle Trachtenberg, three gifted artists whom have responded to this timely, authentic and entertaining material.
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Into the wild: Jordanian Eco-Lodge named amongst top wildlife spots by ...
Al-Bawaba
Feynan Eco-Lodge, a solar-powered retreat located in the heart of Jordan's southern desert, has been selected by the National Geographic as one of the top 25 global eco-lodges for the year 2013. National Geographic's Traveller magazine recently ...
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Rob Lowe to Star as President John F. Kennedy in National Geographic ...
TVbytheNumbers
(Washington, D.C. – May 28, 2013) National Geographic Channel (@NatGeoChannel) today announced that Emmy-award winning actor Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) has been cast in the iconic role of President John F. Kennedy in the upcoming two-hour original ...
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Celebrating Julius Richard Petri: A Man, A Dish, A Google Doodle
National Geographic
Julius Richard Petri is a name you might not recognize at first glance. But think back to your high school biology lab—his last name probably sounds more familiar. Petri's invention—a shallow dish used to grow and identify bacterial strains ...
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Possible Pandemic: Is MERS the New SARS?
National Geographic
We asked virologist Nathan Wolfe, author of The Viral Storm and a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, to explain what we know and don't know about this deadly new virus. Wolfe, the founder and executive chair of Global Viral and a visiting professor ...
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Ginnifer Goodwin to play Jackie Onassis in new National Geographic biopic
Examiner.com
However, instead of simply choosing to take a break from working, Ginnifer Goodwin has signed on for a role to play Jackie Onassis in a National Geographic biopic set to air around the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination reports Carter Matt on ...
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UAF scientist named as a National Geographic Society Emerging Explorer
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
She will be featured in the June issue of National Geographic magazine for her unique approach to researching glaciers and for her outreach program that engages teenage girls in science. Pettit will receive a $10,000 award to assist with her research ...
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National geographic tourism destinations include Odisha
The New Indian Express
Odisha tourism is set to receive a major boost as National Geographic Traveler magazine has put the State in its “50 Tours of a Lifetime” list in the current edition. Featuring under “The East India: Temple Mythology & Mountain Peaks”, the edition ...
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Rob Lowe Will Play John F. Kennedy In National Geographic's `Killing Kennedy'
KpopStarz
Rob Lowe is next set to star as John F. Kennedy in “Killing Kennedy,” a made-for-TV movie that is being produced by National Geographic. “Killing Kennedy” will be broadcast on the on the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of President John F ...
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Toronto food news: Garden movies, praising locavore chefs, National ...
Toronto Star
Toronto food news: Garden movies, praising locavore chefs, National Geographic's food picks. Who knew gardens could be movie stars, but they will be Thursday night at Toronto's Revue Cinema with a screening the Oscar-nominated documentary The ...
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Viking way of life dying as Norwegian youth opting for life on land
New York Daily News
All but one factory has since closed, according to National Geographic magazine. An article in the June issue of National Geographic magazine chronicles how the way of life that once linked modern people to their Viking ancestors is going extinct ...
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Next Episode of National Geographic Channel's 'Mountain Movers' Takes ...
Snowboarder Magazine
The fourth episode of 'Mountain Movers,' National Geographic Channel's new series presented by Chevrolet, features the entire SPT crew working around the clock, despite single digit temperatures and other challenges to complete the 567-foot halfpipe, ...
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Rob Lowe, Ginnifer Goodwin & Michelle Trachtenberg Cast In National ...
TVWise
Rob Lowe, Ginnifer Goodwin and Michelle Trachtenberg have joined the cast of the National Geographicchannel's upcoming TV movie Killing Kennedy. Lowe has been cast as President John F. Kennedy, Goodwin as First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and ...
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Ginnifer Goodwin & Rob Lowe To Take Killing Kennedy To The Next Level!
PerezHilton.com
National Geographic is putting together a two hour historical drama documenting what led to the ultimate clash between John F. Kennedy and his killer. The uber seksi Rob Lowe will have to brave up and feign death (tear), as he's been cast in the role ...
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Local Guy Goes Global with National Geographic Photography Feature
Patch.com
Now, one of those signature spot shots has caught the eye of National Geographic. The magazine, reknowned for its top-of-the line photojournalism, has been featuring a photo of the day on its website. Scanlon's image of Sands Beach Club in Sea Bright ...
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UTB graduate honored by National Geographic
KVEO-TV
36 year old Sandesh Kadur is a 2001 University of Texas at Brownsville graduate. He is only 1 of 17 photographers in the world named as an emerging explorer by National Geographic magazine. The award recognizes uniquely gifted and inspiring ...
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Travel Writer Paul Theroux's Last Trip to Africa
National Geographic
Theroux recently spoke with National Geographic adventure editor Peter Gwin about why this was his last ambitious overland trip in Africa, where he's looking to go next, and how he sees echoes of 1980s London in the recent bombings in his native Boston.
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Best Trips Along the Mediterranean from National Geographic
TravelersToday
National Geographic has named some destinations that are the best trips to take along the Mediterranean Sea. Here is a selection of three places they selected: Marseille. Marseille is reemerging as a flourishing pan-Mediterranean hub, with a new museum ...
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Brain Games – New Series on National Geographic
Cult Hub Magazine
National Geographic's one off US specials of Brain Games in 2011 averaged 1.5million viewers in the US alson. Obviously the demand for more was high and the channel have expanded the format into a twelve episode series. Brain Games features ...
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Kepler's Partners With Fox Theatre For National Geographic Speaker Series
Patch.com
Kepler's Books announced Wednesday that it is partnering with the Fox Theatre to bring you five special evenings with National Geographic explorers. The Menlo Park-based Kepler's team booked writers, scientists, explorers, and filmmakers to share ...
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Rob Lowe to Play JFK in National Geographic's “Killing Kennedy ...
By Alison Kitchens
Photograph by s_bukley/Shutterstock. The National Geographic Channel has announced that it will make a movie of the book Killing Kennedy, which traces the lives of John F. Kennedy and Lee Harvey Oswald until they fatally cross in Dallas, ...
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Win The 80s! – celebrating National Geographic's Landmark ...
By Cheese on Toast
The attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. The rise of Steve Jobs. The launch of 24-hour news. Above all else, the 1980s was an era of radical change and innovation. The 80s │ Shop 'Til You Drop Premieres Monday May 27 at 7.30pm ...
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Five Surprising Facts About Energy Poverty - 1THING Denver
By National Geographic News
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 | By National Geographic News | No Comments. The countries that have made the most progress still have far to go to bring electricity and clean energy to their populations, a World Bank-led report details. Share ...
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1THING Sacramento | Sustainability Starts With 1THING - Monterey ...
By National Geographic News
[ Monterey Shale Shakes Up California's Energy Future ]. Tuesday, May 28, 2013 | By National Geographic News | No Comments. In the valley that once lured gold seekers, oil prospectors are converging on the Monterey shale—a sharp new ...
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Rob Lowe cast as JFK in National Geographic film - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: NEW YORK (AP) — Rob Lowe will portray President John F. Kennedy in a National Geographic film about the former president's 1963 ...
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