Veterinarian Jan Pol has won over audiences with his no-nonsense approach to veterinary medicine — treating furry friends with unmatched compassion, humor and expertise. With thousands of clients ranging from large-scale farm animals to teacup-size household pets, he expertly balances the physical strains of birthing a cow with the surgical precision of suturing a shih…

Tonight on Doomsday Preppers, meet three preppers who plan to utilize natural resources to survive the disasters they fear. Rick and his wife Jane moved from their suburban Florida home to the Appalachian Mountains in North Carolina. Rick is preparing for the destruction of America’s power grid by an EMP. He hosts a popular radio…

Tonight on Survive the Tribe: Desert Hunters, Hazen joins the San bushmen of the Kalahari Desert for an extreme lesson in persistence hunting by some of the world’s best animal trackers. Venturing into the sweltering bush in 113 degrees weather, Hazen must find water fast. Making it through a scorpion-infested nightfall, Hazen undertakes his first…

Robbing Drug Dealers

In ghosts of political scandals past, President Obama once remarked in an interview that his favorite character from the critically-acclaimed drama The Wire was easily the shotgun-wielding outlaw Omar Little. This was a somewhat shocking claim to many who didn’t watch the show – Omar was not only a part-time drug dealer, he was a part-time…

For tonight’s episode of Going Deep with David Rees, we caught up with arborist Dr. Margaret Lowman, aka Canopy Meg, an amazing lady and one of the world’s foremost experts on trees. Canopy Meg’s tree-top exploration has taken her all over the world and she has discovered some surprising things along the way. She’s a…

The long, cold winter has just hit New England, and while the bluefin tuna season has come to an end in Gloucester, Mass., it’s just getting started in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. After a disappointing season, several of Gloucester’s top fishermen head south to try to salvage their finances by fishing for the…

Why do we get angry? On some levels, it’s a primal instinct, one of our oldest and most primitive emotions, hard-wired into our brains by evolution. Anger is also societal, with American culture more accepting of hostile displays in public (to which anyone who’s ever been stuck in rush hour can attest). As it turns out,…

It’s not easy to generalize about why people choose certain drugs, particularly over an extended period of time. The popularity of different drugs tends to rise and fall, based partially on availability and economics and partially on taste. I’ve written about PCP’s resurgence in parts of the mid-Atlantic and how pharmaceutical painkiller abuse primed suburban…

Endurance athlete, Simon Mtuy(pictured above), enjoying a run at Kilimanjaro National Park. Kilimanjaro, also known as the ‘Roof of Africa,’ is a vast national park, supporting five primary ecosystems: alpine desert, alpine bogs and sub-alpine moorland, montane forest belt, sub-montane argo-forest, and savannah bush. A unique mountain formation known as a stratovolcano, or composite volcano, Kilimanjaro…

The host of Going Deep with David Rees talks show inspiration, his plans for the future, learnings from the past, and donuts. Here are a few highlights from Monday’s redddit AMA with David Rees. Q: What topic do you most want to tackle for season 2? A: davidreespencil: We have a list of 100 topics.…