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Archives for August, 2012

The Incredible Dr. Pol: Udder Madness

Spring fever has hit for Dr. Pol and his staff at the veterinary clinic. A packed room of clients and animals wait patiently as Dr. Pol and Dr. Brenda make their way through their day of triple-booked appointments. Dr. Pol enjoys a busy work schedule and begins his day with an owner who has brought…

‘Dark Secrets of the Lusitania’ Revealed

It was a British ship, sunk by a German submarine, in Irish waters. More than 95 years later, the death toll of the great passenger liner, RMS Lusitania, still staggers—1,198 men, women, children … all civilians, all innocent.  And even though fewer than 10% of the victims were U.S. citizens, this was a seminal moment…

Mark’s PBR Man Cave

By Ricki Chaikin, Co-Owner of Reclaimed Relics Featured on Abandoned  Upcycled? We’re not sure.  If you saw this episode, you know that Mark loves PBR and he thought this would be a great time to do a refurbishment of his own. A little redneck? Maybe. But let’s face it… every man wants a man cave,…

Woof of the Week Instagram Winner: Silly Dogs

To celebrate the dog days of summer and the new season of Dog Whisperer, we want to see your pups in all their glory. Each week we’ll be announcing a new theme – share a pic of your pooch that fits the weekly theme on Instagram by following us at @NatGeoChannels and tagging your pic…

Fan Q&A with The Incredible Dr. Pol

Dr. Jan Pol recently took time out to answer fan questions on National Geographic Channel’s Facebook page. The questions ranged from details about Dr. Pol’s history and experiences through to his family and the new season of The Incredible Dr. Pol. Read a transcript of the questions and answers below, and be sure to tune…

Upcycled Industrial Wooden Pushcart

By Ricki Chaikin, Co-Owner Reclaimed Relics as featured on new-series Abandoned Tonight on Abandoned: Maryland Silk Mill, Jay and his buddies take a ride to rural Lonaconing, Md., where they dig through a shuttered silk mill that’s been abandoned since 1957. When the guys get in, they discover that the entire mill is totally preserved.…

America’s Lost Treasures: Savannah

A night of re-discovering hidden treasures continues on National Geographic Channel with America’s Lost Treasures. This week, hosts Curt Doussett and Kinga Philipps head to beautiful and historic Savannah, Georgia. At the Savannah History Museum they uncover much evidence of the city’s rich past, including Civil War relics and remnants of the coastline’s maritime significance.…

Abandoned: Pabst Blue Ribbon Factory & Maryland Silk Mill

Tonight on National Geographic Channel, catch back-to-back episodes of the new series Abandoned where hosts Jay, Mark and Dan take you inside the old Pabst Blue Ribbon Factory in Milwaukee and a silk mill in Maryland. After searching through each of the sites and negotiating selling prices, Jay selects items for refurbishment, creating some truly…

Hard Time: Come on Vacation, Leave on Probation

This episode of Hard Time takes you out West to Sin City. Las Vegas is known by the slogan “What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas.”  But ask anyone at the Clark County Detention Center (CCDC); Vegas’ main jail, and they’ll tell you it’s really “Come on Vacation, Leave on Probation.” In a city where…

American Gypsies: Dueling Dads

On this episode of American Gypsies, the family drama continues as the Johns brothers head to the racetrack. Nicky explains that he is there to win money to buy a luxurious car for his son Justin’s 16th birthday and Bobby lets slip that he is also planning on buying an expensive car for Christopher, which…