National Geographic magazine has been around for over 120 years.

They’re now selling a digital compilation of every issue all the way back to #1 in 1888.

You can buy it on either six DVDs ($90) or a 160GB hard drive ($200). They don’t provide any specs on the scans other than to say that they’re “high resolution,” so there’s no way to know whether or not the photos of topless african ladies with the neck-stretching rings be suitable for computer wallpaper purposes. (If anyone I know ends up buying this collection I will be sure to update this post with that info.) Amazon has it even cheaper on DVD for just $43 without the leather case.

This seems like a killer app for the Kindle. A Natgeo-branded Kindle with this collection pre-loaded would sell like gangbusters. DRM and capacity issues will probably prevent that from ever happening though.

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