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Dressing the Universe: 'Star Wars' and the Power of the Costume Exhibition

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 11.20.2015 | Entertainment
Chuck Mirarchi

The Discovery Times Square recently opened Star Wars and the Power of Costume: The Exhibition in New York City.

'MythBusters' Will End After 14 Explosive Seasons

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.21.2015 | Entertainment

Discovery's "MythBusters" is coming to an end after 14 seasons, Entertainment Weekly confirms. The show, which began in 2003, became an instant h...

Extinction or Survival? The Race Is On

Brenda Peterson | Posted 09.16.2015 | Green
Brenda Peterson

Our stories can save or destroy a species. And pictures can make us see our world, as if for the first time.

GoPro Proves Jaws Is One Giant Fish Story

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.16.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

I realize sharks can be dangerous; the North Carolina coast is proof. But watching a real live Great White preen for a camera left me disillusioned.

Getting Smart About Reality Television

Diana Montero | Posted 07.02.2015 | Entertainment
Diana Montero

What really bothers me is that while you keep up with those Kardashians, the world is spinning and not waiting for anyone to become acquainted with the fact that the Amazon is in danger, or that indigenous peoples across the globe are being forced out of their native lands.

The World's Shark Population Is 'Decimated' Thanks To This Soup

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.02.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Eli Roth is a master of blood and gore when it comes to directing horror on the big screen, but his experience with sharks has been quite the opposite...

Sara Boboltz

Nature Documentaries Are Way More Fake Than You Thought | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.13.2015 | Entertainment

Filming animals takes a long, boring time -- but some of the things producers have done to speed things up may surprise you.

A Tour of 'Mini-Beantowns' Shows the Sprouts From Boston's Seeds

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.20.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Did the towns have any links to New England -- maybe a special sense of history, a general store or central green? Could I find New Bostonians with a soft spot for the Celtics, or a taste for scrod? It would take a road trip to find out.

Why '50 Ways To Kill Your Mother' Will Inspire You

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.05.2015 | Fifty

According to Nancy Ashmawy, the 71-year-old badass mother on Discovery Life Channel's primetime show "50 Ways To Kill Your Mother," "You don't get old...

Discovery Channel Is Getting Rid Of Fake Shows

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.09.2015 | Entertainment

Looks like Discovery won't be finding new evidence on mermaids anytime soon. Despite its ratings success with shows like "Mermaids: The Body Found"...

Feds sue 'Bering Sea Gold' star over costs of retrieving sunken vessel in Cordova

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 02.18.2015 | Entertainment
Alaska Dispatch News

The federal government filed a civil lawsuit on Monday against a gold dredge captain who has appeared on Discovery Channel's "Bering Sea Gold," alle...

'Eaten Alive' -- Bored to Death

Neal Wooten | Posted 02.07.2015 | Entertainment
Neal Wooten

The Discovery Channel special, Eaten Alive, was hyped up quite a bit leading up to Sunday night's airing. It is not a show a snake lover would watch, but I felt very compelled to.

The Flipside: Living Naked, Yet Not Afraid

Carl Pettit | Posted 11.11.2014 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

The silver lining here is that with risqué photos and nude selfies popping up pretty much everywhere in our culture (Anthony Weiner ring any bells?), nefarious government or Mafioso types will find it increasingly hard to blackmail anyone anymore.

Gun Company Cuts Ties With 'Sons Of Guns' Star

Associated Press | Posted 08.28.2014 | Crime

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana firearms company at the center of the reality TV show "Sons of Guns" distanced itself from the program's star th...

'Sons Of Guns' Star Charged With Aggravated Rape Of 12-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.27.2014 | Crime

Star of Discovery Channel's "Sons of Guns" William Hayden has been arrested in Louisiana and charged with the aggravated rape of a 12-year-old girl. ...

Let's Treat Every Week Like Shark Week

Rep. Jared Huffman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Green
Rep. Jared Huffman

We have many concerns regarding the TPP, including the weakening of environmental and labor standards. We have even greater concerns about the lack of transparency regarding the TPP discussions that are underway -- so much so, that we are relying on leaks to get any information.

Here's What You Never Knew About Shark Week

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.14.2014 | Entertainment

Shark Week is already cable's longest running program event, and now we know it's posting its highest ratings ever, but here are some things you may n...

15 Adorable 'Sharks' More Likely To Kill You Than A Megalodon

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 08.14.2014 | Green

We might actually have more to fear in these horrifying creatures than any mega-sized terror on a Shark Week special.

Why 'Shark Week' Is Bullsh*t

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 08.12.2014 | Green

Look, we get it. Sharks are pretty effing cool; the Discovery Channel has been reminding us every year since 1988, just in case we ever forgot. Shark ...

How To Save the 'New York Times'

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 09.29.2014 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

The problem with the newspaper is that they continue to see themselves as a newspaper, either a print version, or an online version of the same. They are not.

Literally Nothing Is Better Than This Shark Hat DIY

ModCloth | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

Everyone claims to love Shark Week, but what are we really doing to show -- to prove! -- our unbridled obsession?

Around Colorado: Bear Grylls Courses Teach Survival Skills for (Almost) All Ages

Joshua Berman | Posted 09.14.2014 | Travel
Joshua Berman

"Looks like your shelters are about to be tested!" our instructor says as the temperature drops and a massive front rolls off the Continental Divide. The air fills with ozone as eight of us run into the forest to gather and stack more pine boughs atop the lean-tos we constructed an hour earlier.

Snoop Dogg Talking About Animals Is The Shizzle

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 07.01.2014 | Comedy

This new documentary is the shizzle, dizzle. Because he is so fascinated by the world, Jimmy Kimmel teamed up with the top dog in the nature busine...

Some Dude Made This Crazy Ad For Shark Week

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

Yes, there are flying hammerhead sharks, a mermaid, a seal being eaten by another shark and a man riding two great whites like waterskies. This co...

Mysterious Deaths Of Hikers Blamed On 'Yeti'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.29.2014 | Weird News

Investigators baffled by the unexplained and gruesome deaths of Russian college students decades ago have come up with a new suspect, albeit an unlike...