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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.

NatGeo's 'Wright Brothers vs Curtiss' How Bad Was It? -- Part II

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 06.05.2015 | Entertainment
Carroll F. Gray

The bias of NatGeo's "Wright Brothers vs Curtiss" is plainly evident in its 70 second opening. The following description, in parentheses, of what appeared onscreen is this writer's, the narration and dialogue, in bold, are verbatim from the broadcast.

NatGeo's "Wright Brothers vs Curtiss" How Bad Was It ?

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 06.04.2015 | Entertainment
Carroll F. Gray

The National Geographic Channel's Wright Brothers vs Curtiss (also referred to by NatGeo as "Wright vs Curtiss") aired this evening (June 1st), and it was -- amazingly -- worse than the trailers and episode clips led us to believe.

NatGeo Loses Its Compass

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 06.01.2015 | Entertainment
Carroll F. Gray

The National Geographic Channel is known for high-quality nature shows, nonfiction programs and factual documentaries, including those with a focus on history. Some 74 percent of all households in the US with televisions have NatGeo available for viewing.

WATCH: Dog Paints Picture To Show Off Skills Helping People With Disabilities

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.13.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Who knew the modern-day Picasso was an adorable ol' lab named Oksana? The precious pup, who is affiliated with the Canine Companions for Independe...

2 Moray Eels Battle To The Death, And It's Hard To Look Away

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green

The battles of the sea can be some of the most dramatic, and this fight between two moray eels is no exception. In this clip from National Geograph...

Only The 'Elite' Monkeys Can Enjoy These Japanese Hot Springs

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.11.2014 | Green

In the high mountain ranges of northern Japan, some unexpected individuals are enjoying the spa life. Watch the video above to see these cool macaque ...

WATCH: Spiderlings Eat Their Mother For Dinner

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.01.2014 | Green

Most mothers would do anything for their children. In the case of some arachnid mothers, however, anything means allowing her hundreds of babies t...

WATCH: What Does Catnip Actually Do To Cats?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.28.2014 | Green

There's a reason why we love cats so much -- They are just like us! Like most vertebrates, cats have a surprisingly similar anatomy to humans, and...

WATCH: What CAN'T They Do?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Green

These orangutans are located in the Camp Leakey research facility in Central Borneo, where they are observed by researchers who aim to return them to ...

LOOK: Brilliant Photos Show The Real North Korea

Posted 10.07.2013 | World

These days, unless you're Dennis Rodman, there's a slim chance you'd be able to experience North Korea to its fullest. The Hermit Kingdom is notorious...

LOOK: Your Computer Helps Fund Child Soldiers In Congo

Posted 10.05.2013 | World

The computer or tablet on which you're reading this post is more likely than not shrouded in blood. You see, diamonds aren't the only minerals at t...

PHOTOS: Author Of 'Sustainable Design: A Critical Guide' Chats With NatGeo

Posted 01.22.2013 | Green

From National Geographic's "The Great Energy Challenge" blog: We caught up with David Bergman, a green architect, professor, and author, who also s...

City Diverts 73 Percent Of Trash From Landfill

Posted 12.11.2012 | Green

From National Geographic's Dan Stone: (Click here for original story.) Pop quiz. If I asked you to name some of the country’s most innovat...

Osama Bin Laden TV Movie Gets Controversial Premiere Date

AP | Lynn Elber | Posted 10.05.2012 | TV

LOS ANGELES — A film dramatizing the death of Osama bin Laden is set to debut next month on the National Geographic Channel, two days before the pre...

'Untamed Americas' Exclusive First Look!

Posted 05.04.2012 | TV

National Geographic's "Untamed Americas" is a gorgeous new high-def wildlife miniseries, narrated by Josh Brolin, and we've got the exclusive first lo...

Bull Dinky From National Geographic

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephen C. Rose

The Religion Code is a little piece I did a while back to flag the shameful pandering of mass media in dealing with Christian themes. Religion in itse...