Archives for March, 2013

Solo: The Wild Dog’s Tale

In the heart of Botswana’s Okavango delta lies a gem of nature – a place teeming with game and a huge abundance of predators – lions, leopards, hyenas. Once there were plenty of wild dogs living here, but with such fierce competition from other predators their numbers decreased until only one small pack – two…

It’s Throwback Thursday! 80s Edition.

Do You Have a Pic that Shows off Your Totally Awesome ’80s Hair? In honor of our upcoming mini-series The 80s: The Decade that Made Us, we want you to journey back in time with us and show off your ’80s style! For the next four weeks, aka Throwback Thursdays, we’ll be announcing a new…

Jesus’ Rise to Power

In less than four centuries, the little-known cult of Jesus rises from a disparate collection of beliefs that do not even go by the name of Christianity into a dynamic, coherent force that dominates the mighty Roman Empire. This extraordinary story is an epic human drama filled with suspense, political intrigue, brutal religious persecution, and…

Three Reasons Great Dogs End Up Homeless

When you ask shelters what the most common reasons dogs are relinquished, you might be surprised to discover that behavior problems are not at the top of the list. The reality is that most dogs are relinquished as a result of life changes. There was a time when divorce was uncommon, the economy was more…

Inside Combat Rescue Cast and Crew Discuss the Impact of the Series

“War is hell, but that’s not the half of it, because war is also mystery and terror and adventure and courage and discovery and holiness and pity and despair and longing and love. War is nasty; war is fun. War is thrilling; war is drudgery. War makes you a man; war makes you dead.” –…

Inside Combat Rescue: Coming Home

With only weeks left in their deployment, the PJs look toward home. Matt longs to see his wife who is due to give birth to their daughter soon after his deployment is over. The unit’s longest serving PJ, Duane, as always, promised his wife that he would come back to his family. But when the…

The Phantom Cat

South America’s Pantanal is one of the world’s last natural paradises. Vast wetlands offer plenty of water, food and shelter to a rich variety of plants and animals, such as capybaras, macaws, otters, caimans – and the most majestic of all – the jaguar. It’s the ambitious dream of German filmmaker Christian Baumeister to film…

That Others May Live Foundation: A Helping Hand to the Children of Fallen Heroes

Richard T. Kight, a Brigadier General who lived from 1913 – 2001 penned the code of an air rescueman. He wrote, “It is my duty as an Air Rescueman to save lives and to aid the injured. I will be prepared at all times to perform my assigned duties quickly and efficiently, placing these duties…

Explorer: Easter Island Underworld

More than 400 years ago on a remote pacific island,a marooned island faced an apocalypse with no chance to escape. This is the story of Easter Island. Their civilization evolved in total isolation until the first European landed there on Easter Sunday in 1722. Islanders used its timber to erect their 80-ton statues and sustain…

Wicked Tuna: Meltdown

The Captains and mates are reaching their breaking points on this week’s episode of Wicked Tuna. With six weeks left before the Bluefin tuna fishing season comes to an end, the pressure is on to catch a giant especially for Dave Marciano with Hard Merchandise. Last week we saw his boat break down and get…