Cheetahs are the fastest land animals on Earth, able to reach speeds of up to 70 miles per hour.
Earlier this year, the team at National Geographic visited the Cincinnati Zoo and filmed cheetahs running at full sprint, as seen in the majestic video above.
This video shows Yosemite National Park in all of its glory. Watch as darkness descends over Half Dome after a gorgeous sunset. Then, looking to the heavens, we observe the brilliant sky and the millions of stars visible. It’s Yosemite like you’ve never seen it before.[...]
The construction began in the year 2000, and over the years, Miniatur Wunderland, located in Hamburg, Germany, has staked its claim as the largest model railway in the world. Watch as you take a ride across the seven sections: Harz, the fictitious city of Knuffingen, the Alps and Austria, Hamburg, America, Scandinavia, and Switzerland.[...]
Next up: a lovely film about a lonely desk toy that longs for adventure. Observing the space around him, a robot finds a toy car and heads off on a road trip across the United States, guided only by Google Maps Street View. We start on the Brooklyn Bridge and finish on the Pacific Coast Highway in California.[...]
Tucked away in the crowded southern Indian city of Chennai, in the shadow of the Wallajah Mosque, is an unflattering building. But what happens inside the building is remarkable. Every day since 1927, a dedicated team has worked tirelessly to create a handwritten newspaper, The Musalman (in Urdu: مسلمان).[...]
In this superb time lapse video, Dominic Boudreault presents five urban cities — Montreal, Quebec City, Chicago, Toronto, and New York City — and what he calls the “the duality between city and nature.[...]
When you look up in the sky, what do you see besides the blue sky, clouds, the occasional bird and plane, the Sun, and the Moon? In this whimsical animated video from NPR, we learn about the various insects – the wasps, aphids, beetles, etc. – that inhabit the upper levels of the troposphere.[...]
It was one week ago that a powerful 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of northern Japan. The tsunami that followed, with waves reaching as high as ten meters, swept as far as ten miles inward.[...]