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Life Is 'Brutiful'

Mike Robbins | Posted 07.01.2013 | Good News
Mike Robbins

As awful as the bombings, shootings, and manhunt were (and still are), there was (and still is) so much bravery, beauty, connection, and love that has come out of everything that has happened; which is often the case when something horrible like this occurs.

The Spark Lighting the Way

E. Gordon Gee | Posted 06.01.2013 | College
E. Gordon Gee

Curiosity is holy. The most brilliant mind of the 20th century held intellectual curiosity with an almost divine respect, regarding it as a true beacon of light for humanity illuminating a dark and ignorant world.

The Great Game of Music Discovery

Marc Ruxin | Posted 05.05.2013 | Media
Marc Ruxin

Perhaps "perfect" music discovery is an unsolvable dream. In a world of virtually infinite choice, how do you find what you don't yet know exists? This post-modern self-reflection lies at the heart of the lifelong pursuit of cultural satisfaction.

Why It's Time To Learn Something New

Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living

By Art Markman Ph.D. for YouBeauty.com It is cold and gray out. The winter doldrums have set in. The excitement of the holidays is over. It is star...

WATCH: 'Dual Survival' Stars Debate Drinking Pee

Posted 12.28.2012 | TV

"Dual Survival" is back for a new season with "Dual Survival: Unbraided" and nothing is off the table, including pee drinking. Yep, pee drinking. ...

'Ted Nugent's Gun Country' Not Returning To Discovery

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 12.19.2012 | TV

Don't expect any more "Ted Nugent's Gun Country" on Discovery. The special, which aired in October 2012, was a one-time special and will not return fo...

A New Kind Of Amish Is Heading To TV

Posted 11.14.2012 | TV

"Breaking Amish" may not be airing this winter, but the mafia is prepared to fill its void. This December, Discovery will debut "Amish Mafia," a s...

Filmmaker Rafael Garcia's Thoughts On Mexico Travel

Joshua Berman | Posted 01.09.2013 | Travel
Joshua Berman

Mayan Blue, Garcia's feature length documentary film, explores the history of the Yucatan and surrounding regions -- often underwater in cenotes, lakes and other unique water features of the region. Mayan Blue also reveals the remarkable archaeological site of Samabaj, a pre-classic site that was flooded in a cataclysmic event on Lake Atitlan some 2000 years ago.

What Are Heroes Made of?

Lorie Karnath | Posted 01.07.2013 | Impact
Lorie Karnath

Heroes such as imagined by the ancient Greeks, and exemplified by individuals like Neil Armstrong -- whose actions shift paradigms and extend horizons -- are proving increasingly difficult to come by. At a number of levels this is due to the development of new technologies.

PHOTOS: Where Are All The Space Shuttles?

AP | Posted 01.02.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The last of NASA's space shuttles to fly, Atlantis, is the last to move to its new retirement home, just 10 miles away at Kenn...

'American Chopper': Jr. Worries Relationship With Sr. Will Go Bad

Posted 10.30.2012 | TV

Despite a slight blow-up last week when announcing that their two companies would be working on a joint venture, Junior and Senior moved forward. This...

Are We All Martians?

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.17.2012 | Weird News

If bacteria can survive in space and can hitch rides on meteorites, and meteorites regularly travel here from Mars and elsewhere, we could all be mart...

PHOTOS: The Upsides To Cruising From Central Florida

Stewart Chiron | Posted 12.17.2012 | Travel
Stewart Chiron

My excitement level to see Atlantis, up close and personal, ranked up there with my anticipation to see the Pyramids in Egypt for the first time. It took my breath away as I first saw her nose and then body from the second floor of the Orbiter Processing Facility.

'American Chopper': Guys Surprised At Their Progress

Posted 10.02.2012 | TV

This season of "American Chopper" has become all about fans rooting for the Pauls Teutul to reconcile their differences and come together as father an...

'American Chopper': Junior Feels He Has Nothing To Lose

Posted 09.25.2012 | TV

The great motorcycle-relationship experiment was progressing very well on "American Chopper." The latest episode saw both Mike Teutul Sr. and Jr. feel...

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Mike Rowe Explores 'How Booze Built America'

Posted 09.20.2012 | TV

In "How Booze Built America," Mike Rowe explores ... well, how booze built America. The new Discovery Channel series sees the "Dirty Jobs" star discus...

'American Chopper': Teutuls Tenatively Start Building

Posted 09.18.2012 | TV

The great experiment at the heart of these early episodes on the new season of "American Chopper" finally got underway: Junior and Senior are official...

Hunter Goes Missing On 'Yukon Men'

Posted 09.14.2012 | TV

Discovery's "Yukon Men" is a reality show that chronicles the rugged lives of hunters in the remote town of Tanana, Alaska. And in this clip from the ...

'American Chopper': Senior Touched By Birthday Text From Son

Posted 09.11.2012 | TV

It looks like the relationship between the Pauls Teutul won't be the only one making slow steps toward a healthier place on the new season of "America...

Mike Rowe Reaches Inside A Croc's Mouth On 'Dirty Jobs Down Under'

Posted 09.06.2012 | TV

Mike Rowe has climbed into and reached into many a strange hole during his time as host of "Dirty Jobs," but he found a new one on "Dirty Jobs Down Un...

Relationship Mending Begins On 'American Chopper' Premiere

Posted 09.04.2012 | TV

Discovery removed the "Senior vs. Junior" subtitle from the new season premiere of "American Chopper," because they're hoping that's what the Teutuls ...

'Dirty Jobs Down Under': Rookie Move Against Deadly Snake

Posted 08.30.2012 | TV

Mike Rowe's manhood has never really been in question. He's proven himself up to any task on "Dirty Jobs," and his gung-ho attitude continues on "Dirt...

'Cyborg' Tissue Could Make Robotic Cells A Reality

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 03.31.2014 | Technology

In what could be a big leap for medical science, our reliance on robots could soon hit a lot closer to home. Scientists at Harvard have created a c...

Major Discovery Off Coast Of Italy

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

Scuba divers have found what is believed to be an ancient bronze sculpture of a lion's head along with a complete suit of armor off the coast of Italy...

EXCLUSIVE: Will Discovery Solve The Mystery Of Amelia Earhart's Disappeance?

Posted 08.14.2012 | TV

The mystery of Amelia Earhart's disappearance has eluded scholars and scientists for decades, but Discovery set out to solve the case in a special cal...