As a phone, the National Geographic Talk Abroad Lite is weak, flimsy, and lacks essentials. However, as an emergency travel phone, its light, simple, and affordable build could do the trick for some.
Globe-trotters seeking a ready-made travel solution will appreciate the Xplorer's convenient Talk Abroad SIM. However, mounting expenses for a basic rugged handset will turn away existing GSM phone owners.
Photography stars as young as 9 get their winning images displayed at the Vice President's Residence in Washington, D.C.
Young photographers see their impressive images of jelly fish, amusement park rides and wildlife chosen to go on display in Washington, D.C.
The TV channel is launching a show called "American Genius" that's about bitter rivalries, including the Wright Brothers vs. Curtiss, Colt vs. Wesson and Oppenheimer vs. Heisenberg.
Technically Incorrect: Almost 2 million people have flocked to Facebook to see an extraordinary video of two kangaroos performing very skilled, kickboxing-style pugilism in the middle of an Australian road.
An endangered sea turtle surprises scientists by showing off an otherworldly glow underwater.
National Geographic releases startling footage of Australian crocodiles taking a bite out of some underwater cameras. You'll say "Ahhhhhhhh!" when you see it.
Commentary: CNET's Eric Mack speaks with Transhumanist Party candidate Zoltan Istvan about America's cyborg future and finds himself hesitant to join the borg so soon.
Archaeologists dig up the site of a ritual decapitation in which a person's head was buried along with amputated hands. It's coming soon to a campfire tale near you.