Archives for February, 2013

Deringer Pocket Pistol and Captain America #1

Tonight on Lords of War, Sean and his weapons experts are in Galveston, Texas, where they evaluate a deringer pistol, discover a surprising feature of a Chinese AK-47, determine the value of a WWI Damascus steel sword, and take a look at a first edition captain America comic book. Shooter meets a collector who traded $25,000 worth…

Moody Air Force Base Reacts to Inside Combat Rescue Premiere

Moody Air Force Base hosted the world-premiere screening of Inside Combat Rescue earlier this month. We took our cameras along to capture the crowd’s reactions to watching the airmen of Moody’s very own 23d Wing featured in the first-of-its-kind series. What did you think of the premiere of Inside Combat Rescue? If you missed it this…

Filming Preppers in Alaska

By: Jessica Van Garsse, Doomsday Preppers Field Producer Things I Miss About Alaska: I have been fortunate enough to travel to some of the world’s most beautiful places. And still, Alaska took my breath away and put me at a loss for words – the latter, truly a rarity. It was hard to put the camera down,…

Retracing Lincoln: Diggers in Gettysburg

KG and Ringy are back again this week in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It’s the site of the bloodiest battle in American History and President Lincoln’s Gettysburg address. The boys are digging for “civ” – bullets, buttons and bombs from the Civil War. Their mission: to find artifacts from 1863, the year that put Gettsyburg on the…

Inside Combat Rescue: Visions of War

War is full of hard truths, and one, according to veteran Brett, is that it changes you. Now on his sixth deployment, the mental and emotional toll from experiencing the carnage of war first hand is a consequence he reluctantly accepts. But his best friend Eric, a new father, refuses to let that happen, hoping…

Tonight’s the Night: Killing Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865, but some have said that his spirit has lingered on—and not just figuratively, either. Over the years, there have been multiple purported sightings of his ghost—at the White House and Ford’s Theatre where he was assassinated, at Fort Monroe in Virginia, and at his tomb in Springfield, Ill. The…

The Incredible Dr. Pol: Family Visits and Rock-Eating Dogs

On this week’s episode of the Incredible Dr. Pol, the hectic life of Dr. Pol gets ramped up a notch with the visit of his Dutch family and his son Charles’ L.A. lady. Although the company makes the clinic feel jam-packed, having a few extra hands on farm calls provide a little relief for Doc…

2012 DA14 and The Devastating Russian Meteor: Are They Related?

In the Ural Mountains of Russia at 9:20 a.m. local time this morning, a fiery ball with a long tail streaked across the sky and then over Chelyabinsk, a city of 1.1 million people. Just before what appeared to be a meteor hit the earth, there was a bright flash of light and then the…

The Man Behind the Myth: The Real George Washington

Of all the legendary figures in American history, George Washington is in a class by himself. Founding father, Commander of the Continental Army, and America’s first president – his face is as familiar as the dollar bill. Most everyone knows this great man, or thinks they do. But we’re starting to learn that much of…

Will We Be Ready for the Next Massive Asteroid Strike?

On Friday February 15, 2013 an asteroid designated as 2012 DA14, a space rock that is approximately 150 feet (45 meters) across will pass by earth just close enough to make astronomers cringe. While scientists are confident that 2012 DA14 will not strike the planet, the asteroid will pass within the orbits of several communications…