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This week, we learned …
“The current workforce is inadequately trained and inadequately prepared to deal with what’s been called the silver tsunami—a tidal wave of elderly people—increasing in the population in West Virginia, across America, and across the world really,” says Dr. Todd Goldberg, one of only 36 geriatricians in the state. (This doctor and patient are Russian.)
Photograph by William Daniels, National Geographic
Orcas may not feed on humans, but they have no trouble targeting gorgeous shoals of herring.
Photograph by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic
Three sisters share a copy of National Geographic Magazine in La Venta, Tabasco, Mexico, in 1947.
Photograph by Richard Hewitt Stewart, National Geographic￼
Ah, library porn.
Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, National Geographic