National Geographic : 2012 Sep
NG CONNECT PHOTOS: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TELEVISION DIVER ; CAROL BECKWITH AND ANGELA FISHER WARRIOR • Every month this page features our staff picks of National Geographic Society products and events. For more go to nglive.org. Free Download of the Month Depedro Complete Depedro The music of Depedro---the solo project of Spanish singer and songwriter Jairo Zavala---is rooted in the sounds of Spain and Latin America. Comprising B sides, live tracks, and remixes, Zavala's new EP, Complete Depedro, seduces from the moment you hit play. Download a free song at natgeomusic.net/free. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ON TV Alien Deep Robert Ballard, the man who discovered the Titanic, knows a thing or two about the world's oceans. Join him and a team of scientists this month on the National Geo- graphic Channel as they get to the bottom of some deep- sea mysteries. Among their goals: Find out why some marine organisms (collected near Panama by bioengineer Kakani Katija, left) may beat the wind when it comes to ocean-churning power. EXHIBIT MAP BOOK LECTURE 1001 INVENTIONS This exhibit highlights the scientific innovations of Muslim civilization from the 7th to 17th centuries. At the National Geographic Museum until February 3. Visit ngmuseum.org/1001. AFRICAN CEREMONIES Photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher have been traveling to Africa for 30 years. Their new book, Painted Bodies, features body adornment from across the continent, including this Maasai warrior's ochered face. For speaking dates in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Arizona go to nglive.org. WOMEN'S HEALTH From the proper dose of omega-3 fatty acids to the value of humor, Tieraona Low Dog takes a holistic approach to wellness. Her new guide combines personal stories, traditional practices, and medical science. Available in stores September 4 ($26). SOUTHEAST ASIA Take a closer look at Southeast Asia with National Geographic's new wall map. This detailed map shows current political boundaries, cultural sites, and more. Get it at shopng.com ($12.99).