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

Joshua Berman | Posted 07.15.2014 | 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...

Shark Attack

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 05.21.2014 | TV

It's that time of year again! Shark Week is circling the TV waters and the Discovery Channel has finally given us their lineup for the series dedicate...

'Game Of Thrones' Star Goes Wild

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 05.06.2014 | TV

Everyone's favorite Lannister is getting the Discovery Channel treatment. Peter Dinklage has signed on to narrate a nature special for the network...

Mt. Everest Jump Canceled After Tragedy

AP | Posted 04.20.2014 | TV

NEW YORK (AP) — The Discovery Network is canceling a daredevil's planned jump off the summit of Mount Everest in a wing suit next month following th...

Discovery Just Bought A TV Channel For Your Dog

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.11.2014 | TV

Finally, there's a way for your dog to relax after a ruff day. Discovery Communications, which owns Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet, just ...

Calamari Safari

Edith Widder | Posted 05.10.2014 | Green
Edith Widder

We live on an ocean planet and the U.S. is an ocean nation. Our country includes more land underwater than above. It might behoove us to remember those facts as we set our country's spending priorities going forward.

This Daredevil Plans To Make A Historic Jump Off Mount Everest

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 02.28.2014 | World

When daredevil Joby Ogwyn reaches the top of Mount Everest in May he will have only just begun his most terrifying stunt to date. Adorned in a cus...

Discovery Yanks Controversial Mythbusters Sex Episode

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 04.15.2014 | Media
Jon Hotchkiss

Discovery Channel and Mythbusters have blinked. At least "blinking" is what I think they've done. Although, if this was being written by someone at U...

Why The "F" Are the Mythbusters Doing MY Science Show?

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Hotchkiss

This story of corporate greed will make you so angry that you'll demand justice be done. The show Mythbusters is doing the exact same experiments and using the same exact words as MY new science series, This vs That and their producers and Discovery Channel won't pay me.

Sebastian Murdock

Moonshine Masters: America Was Built On Homemade Booze

HuffingtonPost.com | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

They certainly ain't city boys. That might explain why moonshine makers Tim Smith and Steven Tickle threw back a few shots of their signature moons...

JFK's Last 100 Days

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.06.2013 | Books
Tom Alderman

Whichever assassination theory you subscribe to, Thurston Clarke's JFK's Last Hundred Days will fill you with a tantalizing sense of what might have been -- had November 22 not happened.

Man Gets Up Close And Personal With Cheetahs In New Documentary

Posted 10.02.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Gerri Miller: Wildlife filmmaker Kim Wolhuter doesn’t just observe and document his animal subjects — he walks, ru...

Visiting Hawaii This Winter? Watch This Film Before You Arrive

Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel

“It was nature’s greatest experiment in evolution, an experiment that asked a big question: What would happen if you put the world’s most active...

Emanuel on Letterman: Chicago Mayor "Best Job Ever'

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 11.10.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Hear Emanuel's response and his thoughts on gun control, Syria and running a president's staff -- plus a pretty good impression of his former boss, Bill Clinton -- in the video.

Dick Cheney Stars In New Movie

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The only man to hold both jobs says in a Discovery documentary that airs Wednesday that the White House chief of staff generally has ...

A Love Letter to Sharks

Lisa Dworkin | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green
Lisa Dworkin

I think I know what you're thinking. Knowing something won't harm you and not being afraid of it are two different things.

Coming Down From Shark Week: Facts Behind the Fear.

Norm Schriever | Posted 10.17.2013 | TV
Norm Schriever

Now that Shark Week is over, our beloved 7-day oceanic feeding frenzy courtesy of the Discovery Channel, many of us are left with a crippling fear of these swimming predators.

Scientists to Media: Stop Calling Everything a 'Shark Attack'

OnEarth | Posted 10.09.2013 | Green
OnEarth

By Jason Bittel, OnEarthJust in time for Discovery Channel's annual bloodbath known as Shark Week, a group of scientists in the American Elasmobranch ...

Megalodon Bites Back -- How the Discovery Channel Sank Its Credibility

Steven Newton | Posted 10.08.2013 | Science
Steven Newton

This week the Discovery Channel chose to air a program that calls into question whether this channel can continue to claim a shred of credibility.

Shark Week Is a Disgrace

Chris Sosa | Posted 10.06.2013 | TV
Chris Sosa

I didn't like writing that headline an ounce more than you liked reading it. But viewers need to get angry, because Discovery's Shark Week is a travesty.

Shark Week Should Thank 'Sharknado'

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 09.30.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — Colliding stunts on Discovery and The Weather Channel next week feel like another "Sharknado." Discovery is holding its 26th annual ...

Shark Series Part 2

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 09.30.2013 | Green
SidneyAnne Stone

If you are not familiar with shark finning, it is a brutal process in which the shark's fin is removed for the purpose of making shark fin soup. The ...