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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.

Disaster Prep: Are You Ready?

Diane Passage | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

Let's hope none of us ever really have to use our go bags or emergency family plans, but it's always better to be safe than sorry!

How To Take Great Photos, According To A National Geographic Channel Photographer

Posted 06.09.2015 | Technology

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a National Geographic Channel photographer? What it’s like to go to far-flung locales and bring stories t...

A TEDx Talk on Beauty and Life Extension Science

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 01.06.2015 | Impact
Zoltan Istvan

What is happening to our species is we are becoming far more than just human. All around us incredible advances in technology are changing and improving us.

National Geographic Channel Takes to the Big Easy to Launch New Food Programming

Ed Martin | Posted 01.03.2015 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

These days it seems there are more programs about food on basic cable networks than there are viewers available to watch them. It follows, then, that introducing new specials and series on this burgeoning subject, especially on a network not known for food programming, calls for special marketing and publicity strategies.

A World Future Society Conference Speech: Everyone Faces a Transhumanist Wager

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 09.30.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a problem. Each one of us has a problem. In fact, no matter where you go on the planet, no matter who you find, every single person on Earth has this same dire problem.

'Alaska State Troopers' Fan Turns Himself In

AP | Posted 08.23.2014 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Acting courteous, even when arresting someone, has paid dividends for the Alaska State Troopers. KTVA reports (http://is.g...

Accused Cop Killer Indicted

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2014 | Crime

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU, Alaska, May 9 (Reuters) - A man accused of killing two Alaska State Troopers who were featured in a reality TV ...

Instead of Doomsday, How About 'Now' Day?

Peter Getty | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Peter Getty

We're in this world together, and our responsibility to preserve this planet goes well beyond any single individual's bunker's walls.

Nat Geo's Live From Space Launches Audiences Into Orbit

Aaron Sagers | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

Live From Space succeeds in performing a task crucial to science exploration: Exciting and engaging the public.

President Barack Obama To Introduce 'Cosmos' Debut On Sunday

AP | Posted 03.08.2014 | TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Fox TV network says President Barack Obama will introduce the debut episode of the science series "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odysse...

Comedian, 'World Champion' Judah Friedlander Takes On Cryptids in 'Monster Project'

Aaron Sagers | Posted 12.25.2013 | Weird News
Aaron Sagers

The Lake Champlain Monster, Jersey Devil, Chupacabra: They are elusive creatures of folklore and celebrities of the cryptozoology world - and they are about to meet the World Champion.

Here's Rob Lowe As JFK In 'Killing Kennedy'

Posted 09.12.2013 | TV

"Killing Kennedy" starring Rob Lowe, Michelle Trachtenberg and Ginnifer Goodwin has a new teaser. The National Geographic Channel movie based on Bill ...

WATCH: Colin Powell Calls Out Cheney For Iraq Mistake

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 10.26.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

In a new documentary airing Monday on the National Geographic Channel, former Secretary of State Colin Powell opens up about the U.S. invasion of Iraq...

Salvatore Polisi: "...There's no win in crime. It took me too long to figure it out."

Ellen Sterling | Posted 09.24.2013 | TV
Ellen Sterling

"Many think it's a life of riches and freedom. In fact it's a life of stress and strife." That is Salvatore Polisi's response when asked why people ...

Meet The Man Who Lives On Only Air

Posted 06.26.2013 | TV

"Taboo USA" introduced audiences to Kirby, a breatharian. He survives on the air -- getting energy from light, wind, vibrations, he says. “I’v...

You Won't Believe What Michelle Trachtenberg Looks Like In her New Role

Posted 06.24.2013 | TV

Michelle Trachtenberg looks very different in "Killing Kennedy." The "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" alum plays Marina Oswald in the National Geographi...

Meet The New President & Mrs. John F. Kennedy

Posted 05.29.2013 | TV

"KIlling Kennedy" has cast Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin as its John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy. The National Geographic movie, based on Bi...

National Geographic Channel Gets A Reboot

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 06.11.2013 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — David Lyle, CEO of the National Geographic Channel, has seen enough of the letters to know how they go. The writer is typically a lo...

Couple Decides Impending End Of World Is Good Reason Not To Have Kids

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.18.2013 | Weird News

Most of the doomsday hoopla disapppeared after the overhyped Mayan prophecy date of December 21, 2012 came and went, but there are still people making...

WATCH: Doomsday Prepper Lays Waste To A Watermelon

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.13.2012 | Weird News

Some 15-year-olds are thinking about the end of school, but Jason Beacham is thinking about the end of the world. Beacham lives in a small town in ...

Barack Obama in SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Reflecting his own politics, the film features footage of our tux-adorned president addressing the audience at the 2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner, coolly cracking jokes as if the drama were not taking place.

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...