Archives for October, 2012

‘Raid on Bin Laden’ Feature Film Premieres 11/4

Just a year and a half after President Obama ordered the raid that ended the longest manhunt in American history and took down al-Qaeda’s notorious leader, Americans can now see for the first time in a full-length feature film how it all went down in SEAL TEAM SIX: THE RAID ON OSAMA BIN LADEN. When…

Forecast Disaster: Deadly Earthquakes, Floods, Tornadoes, and Avalanches

In the blink of an eye, waters can sweep away villages, winds can tear through communities, avalanches can bury sleepy mountain towns and the earth can quiver, crippling entire regions. Earthquake, windstorm, avalanche and flood: four of nature’s most awesome weapons that unleash fury on people and structures are re-created in NGC’s four-part series Forecast:…

Nottingham Gun Cabinet

By Ricki Chaikin, Co-Owner Reclaimed Relics as Featured on Abandoned This cabinet started with the doors which were removed from the vault of the Scranton Lace Factory in Scranton, PA.  The lace factory opened its’ doors in 1897 and is over 600,000 square feet.  They were at one time the world’s largest producers of Nottingham…

RV Monkeys

Alison and Donald get a rare look into the world of private monkey owners. They head to the bayous of Louisiana, a state that bans primate ownership, to meet two owners, Donita and Jim Clark, who have gone into hiding. Despite having special permits allowing them to stay within the state, they believe they have…

Top Five Crazy Collections

Collecting is a human trait and people have been building collections of objects since ancient Egypt. Collections are a means of expressing passions and personality and their arrangement gives people a since of order. In fact, most people collect something, whether it be figurines of their favorite animal, memorabilia from their favorite sport’s team However…

Caught in a Revolving Prison Door

By: Andrew Strenio Sometimes when you meet an inmate behind bars, you know right off the bat that they have a story to tell.  Other times, you have to follow your instincts, roll the dice, and see where a subject leads you. For this episode, we had both. Priscilla Velasquez yelled out at us from…

Animal Intervention

Owning a wild animal is no small task.  Full-grown tigers, lions and monkeys are powerful, unpredictable, and extremely dangerous. They need a lot of food, a lot of space, and a lot of attention in order to live comfortably and safely in captivity. It takes more than a love of animals to make a good…

Non-Fiction Top Rated Shows Week of 9.17.2012

Testing out some more viewer information, rather than being so focused on our own channels, looking at the top 3 telecasts across the day from a few of the non-fiction networks out there: National Geographic Channel, History Channel, Discovery Channel, Nat Geo Wild, Animal Planet and Science.  Gives me more to talk about at research…