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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 03.10.2014 | 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 ...

Shark Series Part 1

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 09.17.2013 | Green
SidneyAnne Stone

Recent movies like the highly sensationalized Sharknado and the not-so-recent, Jaws series tend to villainize sharks. The truth is sharks are phenomenal creatures at the absolute top of the food chain and so much of their makeup is a mystery.

The Dirty Job America Must Now Embrace -- Closing the Skills Gap

Julie Kantor | Posted 08.28.2013 | Business
Julie Kantor

We forgot how to just make something that America could sell and many 'dirty jobs' were viewed as beneath us in our quest to work smart but not necessarily hard.

A Fight Leads To A Firing On 'Deadliest Catch'

Posted 08.26.2013 | TV

For once, the danger on "Deadliest Catch" wasn't due to the forces of nature -- it was a fight on the boat. On the Wizard, greenhorn Dane was sick...

This Week's Surprising Huge Hit

AP | Posted 08.24.2013 | TV

LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE, Ariz. — Aerialist Nik Wallenda's tightrope walk over a gorge near the Grand Canyon drew nearly 13 million viewers t...

Maggie Furlong

Watch 'MythBusters' Recreate A Major Movie Crash

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.12.2013 | TV

Ten years on the air, and the "MythBusters" aren't showing any signs of slowing down ... and neither are the cars they're crashing in this week's epis...

What Is Milshakin'?

Posted 06.11.2013 | TV

In case you hadn't noticed, hillbillies are cashing in on their 15 minutes of fame on reality TV. From "Duck Dynasty" to "Moonshiners" to "Here Comes ...

Discovery To Air Tribute To Storm Chasers Killed In Oklahoma Tornado

AP | Posted 06.03.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES -- Discovery Channel says it will honor three veteran storm chasers who died in Oklahoma with a special airing this week. The program, "M...