National Geographic published a list of “100 Top Nonfiction Articles,” based on research on Facebook, Twitter and Google Trends.
The article was published on January 19.
National Geographic did not respond to Business Insider’s request for comment.
The list includes “50 Top Non-fiction Articles” from all of the top 10 media outlets, with some of the most popular outlets included in the list.
Among the most shared stories are the stories of a couple in the Netherlands, a man in Brazil and a couple of young students in Taiwan.
Among the “top 50” stories, the “Best Of” list includes a list compiled by New York Times writer and former NPR staffer Ben Bradlee and the work of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Joshua Foer.