National Geographic : 2014 Dec
OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY VOL.226•NO.6 36 The Joy of Food For as long as people have gathered to break bread together, we have savored food’s power to nourish, delight, and unite. 64 By Their Fridges Ye Shall Know Them In photographs, refrigerators’ contents reflect their owners. Blessed. Cursed. Claimed. Continuing his Out of Eden Walk, the author travels through land coveted by three faiths. By Paul Salopek Photographs by John Stanmeyer 54 The Communal Table In Milpa Alta, Mexico, feasts feed souls. By Victoria Pope Photographs by Carolyn Drake #YOURPLATE SHOW US YOUR FEAST PHOTOS 112 Just Press Print Coming from a 3-D printer near you: airplane parts, pizzas, living tissue, and much more. By Roff Smith Photographs by Robert Clark 128 Wasteland Remember when Superfund sites were a concern? They still are. By Paul Voosen Photographs by Fritz Hoffmann 146 Cowboys on the Edge Like the feral cattle they capture, the bagualeros are a breed apart. By Alexandra Fuller Photographs by Tomás Munita 86 66 Cross Currents Can a marine reserve network save some of the richest waters in the world? By Kennedy Warne Photographs by Thomas P. Peschak A security guard overlooks the scene in Bethlehem’s Manger Square on Christmas Eve.