Archives for August, 2012

Locked Up Abroad Where Are They Now?: Angela Carnegie

If you tuned in to Angela Carnegie’s incredible story on Locked Up Abroad: Busted in Bangkok, I’m sure you have questions. We checked in with Angela to get answers and see what life is like for her today and here’s what she had to say: After Andrew discovered you were in Bangkok and called you…

Adolescents’ Love Affair with Heroin

The popularity of  heroin has fluctuated throughout decades depending on its price, availability, and even how fashionable it is at the time. Derived from the opium poppy plant, heroin, when snorted or injected creates a euphoric high that can last hours. Classified as a Schedule I drug, heroin has become a threat to the health…

The Incredible Dr. Pol: Polnado Warning

Meet Dr. Jan Pol, a veterinarian with over 40 years of experience treating family pets and livestock across rural Michigan.  Dr. Pol and his wife, Diane, run the business, and with the help from their staff of trained professionals, they care for over 19,000 clients, some driving a hundred miles away for Dr. Pol’s expertise…

A Dog’s (Sometimes Better) Life Abroad

Cesar Millan is wrapping up the final season of The Dog Whisperer and shared with Parade magazine some of surprises and insights that training dogs, or rather, training dog owners has taught him. Dogs share the same desires for food, comfort and companionship. In fact, dogs aren’t necessarily impressed when they meet a celebrity like…

Woof of the Week Instagram Winner: Dogs and Their Favorite Toys

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…

Metal-Detector Ethics and Tips From the Diggers

Hobbyist metal detectorists “King George” Wyant and his buddy Tim “The Ringmaster” Saylor travel the country looking for lost relics of history on ‘Diggers.’ They understand that every item has a story to tell, and are on a quest to unearth history that would otherwise be forgotten. A Word From the Diggers, KG and Ringy:…

Get to Know Your Backyard Monsters with ‘Dangerous Encounters’

Dr. Brady Barr’s dangerous encounters have taken him around the globe to get up close and hands-on with every imaginable creature. Tonight’s premiere of Dangerous Encounters takes you up close and personal on Brady’s journey find America’s very own backyard beasts. Raging Bulls Join Dangerous Encounters host Brady Barr as he dives headfirst into the…

Abandoned: Maryland Grist Mill & Philadelphia AME Church

Tonight’s premiere of the new series Abandoned is a doubleheader, with the team visiting two historic sites filled with potential lost treasures. After searching through each of the sites and negotiating selling prices, Jay selects items for refurbishment, creating some truly one-of-a-kind pieces. Maryland Grist Mill The Abandoned team, Jay, Dan, and Mark, search for…

American Gypsies: Ritual Slaughter

Flush with money- and more than a hint of ego- from the success of his newly opened psychic shop, Chris sees a new and unconventional route to even greater success when he finds a broken down food truck in his brother-in-law’s scrap yard. He quickly recruits Val and Sean into his scheme despite the decrepit…

Journey to the Wilds of ‘Extreme Alaska: Denali National Park’

A dirt gravel road slices ninety miles into Denali National Park and Preserve then dead-ends. For most visitors, this lone byway is all they see. But off the beaten path, over two million acres of primordial wilderness awaits, in an expanse larger than the state of Massachusetts. During the park’s busiest five month season, the…