National Geographic : 2013 Nov
ng connect Every month this page features our staff picks of National Geographic Society products and events. For more go to nglive.org. 132 national geographic • November 2013 photoS (From top): kENt EaNES, NatioNal GEoGraphic chaNNEl; david mccarthy (colorEd by aNNiE cavaNaGh), School oF pharmacy, loNdoN, uNitEd kiNGdom; buENa viSta imaGES/GEtty imaGES NatioNal GeoGraphic oN tV Death of a President on November 22, 1963, america mourned as news of president John F. kennedy’s death spread. Now, 50 years later, his assassination still stands as one of the darkest points in u.S . history. revisit the president’s final years—and retrace the path that led lee harvey oswald to kill him—in Killing Kennedy, airing this month on the National Geographic channel. Film map trip Speaker lens of aDventure Filmmaker bryan Smith is driven by his passion for adventure sports and conservation. today he travels the world filming big fish for the show Hooked. Join him in the united States and canada for a taste of life in the field. visit nglive.org for tour dates. Mysteries of the unseen worlD What’s hiding right in front of your eyes? this 3-d film uses high-speed photography, electron microscopy, and nanotechnology to zoom in on details the human eye can’t see—like the face of an embryonic zebra fish (left). in theaters November 1; details at nationalgeographic.com/movies. Cuba Explore the island with historians, artists, and others who call it home. old havana and the city of trinidad (right), both World heritage sites, are on the itinerary. See ngexpeditions.com/cuba. Korean Peninsula North korea’s nuclear test site and Sejong, a city set to become South korea’s mini-capital, are among the latest additions to this new map of the region. look for it at natgeomaps.com. book of the Month four seasons of travel if you want to surf in australia, witness animal migrations in tanzania, or golf under the midnight sun in iceland, timing is everything. this collection of 400 destinations reveals not only where to travel but also when. find expert advice on festivals, sporting events, harvests, and other unforgettable experiences for every season of the year. on sale now ($40).