The Key to Decoding This Puzzle Is to Think Like a Child

The latest enigma circulating the Internet isn’t a new discovery, but hasn’t gotten any easier with time—for adults at least. Originally on season 2 of Brain Games, this teaser has resurfaced and seems to be stumping everyone online except for children. The puzzle is a simple drawing of a symmetrical yellow school bus posing the…

Can We Train our Brain?

The brain is one of the most complex and essential — yet often underrated — components of the human body. This Sunday, Brain Games host Jason Silva takes viewers on visually awe-inspiring expeditions in search of answers to some of the most perplexing questions in modern neuroscience. In the season premiere, Meet the Brain, Silva…

Captain Paul Is Back In the Game Tonight on Wicked Tuna

It’s week two of the North Atlantic bluefin tuna season and Maine father/daughter operation Erin & Sarah tops the earnings after landing the highest quality fish last week while fishing against in the Gloucester fleet in his local waters off Pete’s hometown of Portland. But with the reputation as “the boat to beat,” Captain Pete…

Wicked Tuna Is Back Tonight for a 5th Season

Tonight, on an all-new season of Wicked Tuna, the fishermen of Gloucester, Massachusetts, are setting out on the first day of the North Atlantic Bluefin Tuna season, each with something to prove to the rest of the fleet and money to make. With the first fish of the season potentially worth up to $20,000 dollars,…

Create Your Own Wicked Tuna Fantasy Team

Want to get in on the high-stakes tuna fishing action? Now’s your chance. Head over to natgeotv.com/WickedTuna to create your own Wicked Tuna fantasy crew and compete with the fleet for leaderboard domination. Start by selecting your captain, your boat, and two crew members that you think will reel in the most fantasy points. You can…

Stunning Photos From Last Year’s “Wild to Inspire” Winner

  With just a few days to left to enter this year’s Wild to Inspire short film competition, we thought we’d share some breathtaking imagery from last year’s winner, Filipe DeAndrade. One lucky winner will get to share in Filipe’s once-in-a-lifetime experience and try their hand at filmmaking National Geographic style as they depart on an…

The Great Human Race: Science and Archaeology Experts Discuss Humankind’s Ancestral Journey

All people can trace their roots to the savanna of East Africa, home of one of the first members of the human species — Homo habilis. This Monday, in the series premiere of The Great Human Race, experimental archaeologist Bill Schindler and survival instructor Cat Bigney attempt to face what early humans did, as they…

Filming the Fierce Alligators of the Everglades

In partnership with National Parks, National Geographic Channel unleashes the hidden beauty and brutality of America’s national parks—100 years in the making. This third installment of the spectacular year-long television event focuses on the Florida Everglades, a national park that cradles an astonishing amount of endangered wildlife and some of the most diverse creatures known…

It’s Our Birthday! Celebrating 15 Years of Science, Adventure, and Exploration

National Geographic Channel has been making explorers of us all — from the deepest depths of the ocean, to the inner workings of the brain, to inside access with the toughest law enforcement officials in the country, and to the edge of the universe. Exactly 15 years ago this week, on January 7, 2001, National…

Exploring the Call of the Wild

For the first time ever, more than half of us live in cities; and by the year 2030, it is estimated that 60% of the world’s population will live in urban areas. We spend about 90% of our day indoors. But, switch on the TV and you’ll see an alternate universe where everyday people are…