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Eight Wonders Sites in Europe

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Happy voyage! Like J.R.R. Tolkien would say: "Not all those who wander are lost."

Raising a Romantic Son

Liz Dow | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Liz Dow

The thing I am most proud of is nurturing my son's sense of romance. I like to think that his kindness toward others, curiosity about people, respect for differences, creativity in his work and play and confidence about what is possible for himself and others evolved from this perspective.

The Absurdity of Everest

Brian Rooney | Posted 06.24.2014 | World
Brian Rooney

Climbing Mt. Everest is no longer a noble pursuit and the people who do it are not heroes.

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 ...

A Book for Serendipitous Discovery

Vicki Cobb | Posted 05.21.2014 | Books
Vicki Cobb

Animals are intrinsically and endlessly fascinating to children. How can anyone make sense of the diversity and variety of animals on Earth? This is exactly what The Animal Book sets out to do.

Dear Self: Do Not Fear Aging

Terry K Carr | Posted 03.23.2014 | Fifty
Terry K Carr

By 46, men stopped noticing me. Women, too. I began to understand why older people wore bright colors and stripes with polka dots: How else were they going to be seen?

Discovery Channel's Latest Treachery Has Left Me Gobsmacked

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Hotchkiss

I am a producer and TV series creator with 11 Emmy nominations forging a next generation model for independent content distribution. This scares the networks because it would make them dinosaurs. So, Discovery Channel is trying to crush me.

An Unlikely Assessment Tool

Jayme Cellitioci | Posted 02.22.2014 | Technology
Jayme Cellitioci

Decked out in my duct tape bracelet and Camp Invention t-shirt, I blend into the invention playfield and disappear on the sidelines of the Camp Invention program room. I am a Senior Creative Content Specialist for Invent Now, Inc.

Henry Ford's Mass Production of Hate Meets Its Match

Melanie Chartoff | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics
Melanie Chartoff

Michael Rose's excavation of a court case brought against Henry Ford, long buried by the assembly line of unkosher baloney that kept that great American icon squeaky clean, has me sleepless and him on fire. I sat down with him to talk about the film he's working on that will bring this story to light.

Moon Goddess and Jade Rabbit: How Science and Spirituality Commingle

Andrew Lam | Posted 02.05.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Andrew Lam

She neither lives nor dies and has no name; she has been internalized. She's the moment of wonder itself. In her presence the child still gazes, wide-eyed. Beyond her, there dances a marvelous night sky full of stars.

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...

Drone Discovers Abandoned Renaissance Faire Deep in Virginia Woods

Roadtrippers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

From the looks of the drone video, it's a pretty epic abandoned fairground, with loads of huge buildings still standing in pretty good condition, though a lot more weedy than before.

My Failed Acting Career -- and Why It Wasn't a Failure at All

Roxie Sarhangi | Posted 10.16.2013 | Los Angeles
Roxie Sarhangi

Then something happened when I turned 30. I suddenly felt like time was running out. It is no secret that Hollywood spits out women over 35. When I didn't get a callback, I took the rejection as more personal than ever.

Discovery

Eric Silfen, M.D. | Posted 12.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Eric Silfen, M.D.

I would suggest discovery has seven key elements we need to acknowledge and celebrate as we look for the next innovations that will allow us to live well and enjoy life.

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 ...

Risky Business Is Good Business

Rana Florida | Posted 11.03.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

It's surprising how few organizations encourage risk taking and foster a culture of outside-the box thinking. We are taught to set goals, achieve measurable results and assess success. But we are rarely encouraged to push the boundaries of new ideas and pioneering thoughts.

Discovery: Another Buzzword We're Wrestling to Understand

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 10.22.2013 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

The publishing industry (and any industry for that matter) loves to throw out buzzwords. A few years ago it was "platform;" now it's Discovery. You ca...

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.

It's Amazing What You'll Discover Through New Eyes

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

You really don't have to go all that far on your voyage of discovery to find something new. You just need to have new eyes.

Drama At Discovery

news-briefs.ew.com | Posted 08.14.2013 | TV

Discovery and the production company Anthropic Productions are being sued by the family of a woman killed in June 2012, when a pyrotechnic device malf...

20 Eerie TV Shows That Made Our Skin Crawl

Posted 10.18.2013 | Entertainment

Ah, the swamp. Home to marshland, moss-covered trees... and murder. Premiering Tuesday, June 4 at 10/9c on Investigation Discovery, Swamp Murders l...

TREASURE HUNT: Deep-Sea Artifacts Worth $10,000 Hidden In NYC

Posted 05.17.2013 | New York

Arrrrr you a good treasure hunter? Get your pirate booty in gear; a three-day, free-of-charge, public treasure hunt starts in New York City on May ...

Human After All: Daft Punk's Random Access Memories

Stereo IQ | Posted 07.13.2013 | Entertainment
Stereo IQ

Waves of nostalgia are sure to hit listeners when they first hear that familiar, practically watermarked Daft Punk vocoder in Get Lucky.

Happy Birthday to The New World.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
Sidonie Sawyer

500 years ago, Juan Ponce de Léon did not discover Florida. Traces were found of Spanish slaves coming from the Bahamas, who had visited first, without ever staying for long.

Killer Cave Lured Ancient Carnivores To Their Deaths, Scientists Say

Posted 05.02.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 05/01/2013 05:07 PM EDT on LiveScience A cavern in Spain may have lured ancient carnivores to t...