National Geographic : 2012 Jun
NG CONNECT Every month this page features our staff picks of National Geographic Society products and events. For more go to nglive.org. PHOTO: BRIAN SKERRY, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC STOCK • DIGITAL EDITION EXHIBIT LECTURE APP BOOK NG TODAY Start your morning with a delivery from National Geographic. This handy app sends the best of our website to your iPad. Check out our editors' picks for photos of the day, plus news and content from the magazine. Available free for the iPad on the App Store. FIELD GUIDE TO THE WATER'S EDGE See the shore like never before. Our guide to habitats along North America's water systems includes rankings of the top beaches, rivers, and Great Lakes destinations. In stores now ($21.95). EASTER ISLAND Archaeologists Terry Hunt and Carl Lipo offer a radical new history of Easter Island on June 21 at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. For details visit nglive.org. Field Test: Mount Everest Filmmaker Cory Richards and moun- taineer Conrad Anker will take one route to reach the top of Everest; writer Mark Jenkins will take another. Track their daily progress live on the National Geographic app for the iPad, or see highlights at natgeo.com/oneverest. BRIAN SKERRY'S OCEAN SOUL National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry probes the world's oceans to capture rarely seen creatures in unforgettable ways. This exhibit, based on Skerry's book of the same name, is at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry in Portland, Oregon, until July 10. Go to omsi.edu for ticket information. Free Download of the Month Palenke Soultribe Palenke vs. Palenque Colombian-born, L.A.-based collective Palenke Soultribe reboots their electronic sound with funky Afro-Colombian beats. Led by bassist Juan Diego Borda, keyboardist Andres "Popa" Erazo, and drummer Andres Zuluaga, they ride the wave of new Colombian cool to dance floors worldwide. Download a song at natgeomusic.net/free.