Archives for January, 2013

When a soldier is down and time is running out, an elite unit of Air Force rescue warriors will risk their own lives to rescue those injured and clinging to life. In Afghanistan and around the world, Pararescuemen or PJs; their leaders, Combat Rescue Officers; and their Pave Hawk helicopter teammates fly into the heat…

One gunshot. One assassin hell-bent on killing “a tyrant,” as he charged – the 16th president of the United States. And in one moment, our nation was forever changed. This is the most dramatic and resonant crime in American history: the true story of the killing of Abraham Lincoln. Premiering Sunday, February 17, National Geographic…

Sean Rich is a modern-day treasure hunter on a mission to track down masterpieces of military history. But for him, antique weaponry is more than a passion; it’s his business. New series Lords of War – premiering tonight at 9 p.m. – follows Sean and his team of arms experts as they patrol the country…

Wicked Tuna is back! Last season we all got hooked on the toughest fishing on the Atlantic, bringing in the elusive and wily bluefin tuna. Taking in a bluefin with a rod and reel is no small feat, but the rewards can be as monstrous as the fish. The fishermen are tough, but sometimes the…

Doomsday preppers are all over the place, so the Redneck Team decides it’s going to make its own version of an apocalypse shelter that’s completely mobile.  The guys design a bulletproof bunker that’s portable and can be broken down into a series of backpacks.  But when the local prepping group challenges them to a field…

As the flu continues to ramp up there are still many other Doomsday scenarios that are permeating the news this week. If you have a favorite end to the world, chances are you can get a taste of its possibilities if you watch the news. In the United States, we still have concerns over our…

By Patrick J. Kiger The new Fox TV series The Following, which premieres January 21 at 9 p.m. Eastern time, offers an unusual—and zeitgeist-infused–twist on the usual police procedural in which an investigator pursues a serial killer. After Joe Carroll (portrayed by James Purefoy)—a former college literature instructor who murdered 14 female students-escapes from death…

Last week, the Nat Geo Wild team hosted a chat with Dr. Jan Pol, Veterinarian and star of the Nat Geo Wild show, The Incredible Dr. Pol.  Over the hour, Dr. Pol answered questions from animal lovers all over the country. Check out the chat transcript as Dr. Pol shares his perspective on the job…

This week in doomsday news has been pretty quiet, but there is one thing that everyone is buzzing about and that is the flu. A quick check of your Facebook page might reveal a good portion of your friends sipping Nyquil and complaining about coughing and sniffling. Fortunately, you can’t catch the flu from your…

Travis gets a surprise call from Papa John Schnatter, CEO/Founder of Papa John’s Pizza. Papa John is a fan of the show and he tells the Rednecks what the pizza world really needs is a Pizza Delivery Bike. Travis tells Papa John that he and the guys will design and create the Ultimate Pizza Bike…

By Nick Stein Today’s mission was with the Rio Grande City brush crew, who are responsible for driving 40 to 50 mile north and northeast of the Border Patrol station to search, detain and rescue groups of illegal immigrants who have been dropped off on vast ranch land to try and circumnavigate the Falfurrias checkpoint.…