Holy crap, these entries from Nat Geo's 2012 Photo Contest...
Last Friday was the deadline for National Geographic's annual photography competition. Winners will be announced on December 15, but in the meantime, The Atlantic's Alan Taylor has hand selected another 50 images from this year's extensive collection...
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Too crunched for time to cook? No such thing when there's a slow cooker in the house! Try one of these 77 recipes that minimize time spent in the kitchen and maximize flavor and healthy ingredients.