Archives for January, 2014

Pumping Gas? 2 Tricks To Avoid Static Electricity Fires

If you’re a driver in 48 of America’s 50 states, you pump your own gas. But for the other two states, Oregon and New Jersey, an attendant fills your tank. The two states passed laws in the 1940s and ’50s prohibiting citizens from filling their own tanks, which lawmakers viewed as a dangerous fire hazard.…

Catching up with Building Wild: Moveable Beast Recap

Spoiler Alert! If you want to watch this episode and not ruin the surprise, stop reading now! In Fayville, Vermont on 1,100 acres of spectacular, but brutal, terrain Paulie DiMeo and Pat “Tuffy” Bakaitis, co-owners of the Cabin Kings are Building Wild, for an ex-Navy SEAL and his best friend. Paulie wants to give these…

What You Missed on Ultimate Survival Alaska: Hell Hole

Warning: SPOILER ALERT. If you haven’t watched this episode, stop reading now! Traversing the treacherous Hayes Glacier, the Ultimate Survival Alaska teams are faced with dangerous cliff faces, crevasses, and moulins on their way to dense forest, and then ultimately the extraction landing zone at Red Salmon Lake 30 miles away. Endurance is riding high…

She Wolf: Rise of the Alpha Female

The Lamar Canyon pack is one of the most famous of all Yellowstone’s wolf packs. And it was unusual because it was led by a female: the She-Wolf. This is her story; the tale of how she overcame incredible challenges to create her renowned pack. Her life begins full of promise. She is born into…

If They Could Talk… What Would They Say?

Over on Nat Geo Wild’s Facebook page, they’re starting “Fill in the Blank Friday.” Each week, we’re asking our fans to tell us what they think each of the animals are saying. Then, we’ll pic our favorite caption and post it on the website! Last week’s winner was Marti K Jordak. Congrats Marti! Now it’s…

Now That’s What I Call Brain Music Vol 1

Ready to feed your brain some ear candy? Pleasurable music releases dopamine into the brain, so we hope this playlist activates the reward centers of your brain. Happy listening! Tune in to Brain Games Mondays at 9P!

Catching up with Building Wild: The Dirty Dozen Recap

Spoiler Alert! If you want to watch this episode without getting the lowdown on what happened, stop reading now! In Jackson, New York, Paulie DiMeo and Pat “Tuffy” Bakaitis, co-owners of  the Cabin Kings are Building Wild, constructing a cabin for farmer Mike Carney and eleven life-long friends who hunt together every year. They call…

Do Maggots Taste Like Bacon?

Living in the wild, Mick Dodge has conditioned his body to live on little food. But now, it’s been almost a week since he had a real meal. Tonight on all all-new episode of The Legend of Mick Dodge, Mick sets out to find the sustenance he needs – and in the wilderness, nothing is…

Building Wild: Outrageous Retreats on America’s Last Frontiers

Designer Paul DiMeo @Paul_DiMeo became known for building the impossible over nine seasons on “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” Now he’s ready for perhaps the most rugged construction show ever — using extreme architectural engineering to create incredible, perhaps improbable, wilderness cabin retreats on America’s last frontiers. Premiering tonight at 9 p.m., National Geographic Channel goes…

Just a Pigment of Your Imagination

Tonight, we kick off a brand new season of Brain Games with a double-dose of all-new episodes. First at 9P, we explore the shocking truth that color is just an illusion created by your brain. Through a series of addictive interactive games and unexpected experiments, you’ll discover the secrets hiding within the colors you see…