National Geographic : 2014 Jun
Redheads It isn’t easy being red. In fact it can be downright painful. Foodborne Disease Wash your hands—and watch out for bean sprouts. Water and Wings Aeronautical engineers are taking a lesson from butterflies. Addictive Cheese There’s a reason Gouda makes you feel so good. The Fight for Bullfighting Can special cultural status save this Spanish tradition? Penguin Pattern Models of their huddles could someday solve our traffic problems. Tearless Onions Scientists promise all of the flavor and none of the crying. 17 134 135 4 6 8 14 Editor’s Note Letters VISIONS NG Connect The Moment Found On the Cover Layka, a Belgian Malinois, won a medal for heroism after saving the lives of her handler and members of his U.S . special operations unit in Afghanistan. Photograph by Martin Schoeller Your Shot PHOTO: NGM VIDEO. ART: FER- NANDO G. BAPTISTA, NGM STAFF DIGITAL EDITIONS June 2014 NEXT Contributions to the National Geographic Society are tax deductible under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code. Copyright © 2014 National Geographic Society All rights reserved. National Geographic and Yellow Border: Registered Trademarks ® Marcas Registradas. National Geographic assumes no responsibility for unsolicited materials. Printed in U.S.A. Subscriptions For subscriptions, gift memberships, or changes of address, contact Customer Service at ngmservice.com or call 1-800 -NGS-LINE (647-5463). Outside the U.S. and Canada please call +1-813-979-6845. Please recycle. PRINTED ON 100% PEFC-CERTIFIED PAPER War Dogs Video See canine companions from Vietnam to Afghanistan. Peru Tombs Interactive Watch a 3-D video showing reconstruction of the tomb. National Geographic is available on the iPad, the Kindle Fire, and the iPhone.