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Birth of Religion
Turkey’s 11,600-year-old pillars reflect a surprising new theory about the origins of worship.
The bride may be 14, 10, or 5. The practice of child marriage thrives in parts of the world.
Can China Go Green?
No other country is investing so heavily in clean energy. But no other country burns as much coal.
More than 500 years after Johannes Gutenberg, the printed page has gone digital, but words continue to inspire.
Flashback: A Small Wedding
Upper-class Korean children pose for a wedding portrait in this 1916 photo.
Decorate your desktop with beautiful images from this month's issue of the magazine.
Visions of Earth
Each month, National Geographic features breathtaking photographs in Visions of Earth.