National Geographic : 2014 Aug
NG CONNECT NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ON TV Every month this page features our staff picks of National Geographic Society products and events. For more go to nglive.org. Urban Jungle A coyote howling in the hills is one thing. A coyote prowling the streets of Chi- cago is another. This month the National Geographic Channel reveals a world of wildlife living in our midst. Join big cat tracker Boone Smith (left, surrounded by bats in Austin, Texas) as he tries to understand the many creatures now cohabiting with us, from raccoons in Toronto to ba- boons outside Cape Town. PHOTOS (FROM TOP): JAKE HERRLE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNELS; KENN BROWN AND MONDOLITHIC STUDIOS 130 national geographic • August 2014 Book of the Month Healthy at Home Tieraona Low Dog, M.D. Sometimes the cure for what ails you is right under your nose. In this innovative book Tieraona Low Dog—an expert in natural healing—offers home remedies for everything from coughs and colds to headaches and insomnia. Full of recipes and dosing instructions, this guide for drug-free wellness is on sale now wherever books are sold ($26). TRIPS EXHIBIT MOVIES MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD High-speed photography and nanotechnology are just two of the scientific advancements that bring the invisible to life in this film. More at nationalgeographic.com/movies. DEEPSEA CHALLENGE Filmmaker James Cameron (left) is also an ocean explorer, driven by a dream to be the first man to dive solo to the bottom of the Mariana Trench. Opening August 8, this film chronicles his voyage and documents the never-before-seen organisms that thrive in Earth’s deepest place. See deepseachallenge.com for theater listings. MARS UP CLOSE This interactive exhibit in Washington, D.C., puts you on the red planet. Highlights include profiles of NASA scientists and a full-scale model of the Curiosity rover (right). Visit ngmuseum.org for more information. AFRICAN ADVENTURES Always wanted to climb Kilimanjaro? Or ride a camel across the Sahara in Morocco and then sleep under the stars? Here’s your chance. Book at ngadventures.com/travel.