From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus: the surprising origins of Kris Kringle

From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus: the surprising origins of Kris Kringle Santa Claus, Father Christmas, St. Nick—no matter the name, everyone knows the story of this plump, jolly, bringer of gifts. Or do they? Source: National Geographic Santa Claus, Father Christmas, St. Nick—no matter the name, everyone knows the story of this plump, jolly, bringer of gifts. Or do they? From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus: the surprising origins of Kris Kringle

How World War I launched mapmaking at National Geographic

How World War I launched mapmaking at National Geographic This Veterans Day marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. It was during the war that National Geographic Society began producing original maps. Source: National Geographic This Veterans Day marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. It was during the war that National Geographic Society began producing original maps. How World War I launched mapmaking at National Geographic

Take me out to the ball game: 15 unique baseball photos

Take me out to the ball game: 15 unique baseball photos From a bat factory to Amish Country to the World Series, see our favorite baseball photos from the National Geographic archives. Source: National Geographic From a bat factory to Amish Country to the World Series, see our favorite baseball photos from the National Geographic archives. Take me out to the ball game: 15 unique baseball photos

Everything you need to know about Halloween 2018

Everything you need to know about Halloween 2018 From the holiday’s Celtic history to this year’s top costumes, here’s what to know to have a smart and scary holiday. Source: National Geographic From the holiday’s Celtic history to this year’s top costumes, here’s what to know to have a smart and scary holiday. Everything you need to know about Halloween 2018

How Microsoft Billionaire Found Largest Sunken Battleship

How Microsoft Billionaire Found Largest Sunken Battleship High-tech tools, including an undersea “mountain goat,” and years of research led to the discovery of the WWII-era Musashi in the Pacific. Source: National Geographic High-tech tools, including an undersea “mountain goat,” and years of research led to the discovery of the WWII-era Musashi in the Pacific. How Microsoft Billionaire Found Largest Sunken Battleship