Archives for February, 2014

What’s Your Dream House? Share Your Story

Is your dream house a log cabin, beachfront bungalow, urban brownstone or something in between? Building Wild is collecting your stories about your dream house: where you’ve always wanted to live and why. Want to share your story? Tell us about your dream house by leaving us a comment here. Every week, the craftsmen of Building Wild…

Six Crazy Hacks That Will Change the Way You See Your World

To protect yourself and your home from intruders, sometimes you have to think like a thief. Hacking The System hosts Brian and Jason take you inside the mind of a hacker, teaching you tricks to beat thieves at their own game.  Hey guys: Brian Brushwood and Jason Murphy here, from Hacking the System, premiering on Nat…

Catching up with Building Wild: Tuff Enough

Spoiler Alert! If you want to watch this episode and not ruin the surprise, stop reading now!   In Vermont, Paulie DiMeo and Pat “Tuffy” Bakaitis, co-owners of the Cabin Kings are Building Wild with a shipping container and a plan. At least, Paulie has a plan. Tuffy thinks that making a dream home out of…

The Diggers Are Back! Season 2 Starts Tonight.

Explorers and history buffs Tim “Ringy” Saylor and George “KG” Wyant are hitting the road again, metal detectors in hand, as they continue their search for lost pieces of American history. Premiering tonight at 10 and 10:30 p.m., Diggers has gained unrivaled access to historic sites and this season they’re breaking new ground to uncover…

Win an Autographed Pair Of Dr. Pol Coveralls

A true do-gooder, Dr. Pol saves hundreds of animals’ lives every year. To spread the Pol love, we’re giving away one pair of official Pol Veterinary Services coveralls, signed by Dr. Pol and his family. On The Incredible Dr. Pol, the doctor isn’t afraid to get dirty when he’s helping heal a wounded calf or…

A Virtual Meeting of the Minds

Here at Nat Geo Channel, we believe that smarter is better – a belief that is reflected in our Emmy-nominated hit series Brain Games, an interactive show full of illusions, challenges and experiments that showcase the extraordinary nature of the human brain. We hear frequently from families who watch it together, “compete”, and even accidentally…

What You Missed on Ultimate Survival Alaska: Deep Dark Woods

In the tenth leg of Ultimate Survival Alaska the three remaining teams land on Kodiak Island, the second largest island in the United States. The guys will have to fight their way through 37 miles of thick forest to reach the extraction landing zone at Deer Bay. Endurance is once again in a must-win position.…

Ask NASA Astronauts Your Question With #HelloFromEarth

Want to chat with the astronauts on the International Space Station? National Geographic Channel is taking viewers into orbit with Live From Space, a live event broadcast from the ISS. As part of the broadcast, NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Koichi Wakata located on the ISS will answer your questions about life in space. Want…

When Deer Turn Deadly

Docile and shy, the deer seems like one of nature’s gentlest animals, programmed to choose flight over fight.  But once a year, male stags turn aggressive. During mating season, or “rut,” the stag’s hormones take over, turning the normally-calm animals into fighting machines, willing to fight to the death to prove their dominance. Tonight, Do…

Remembering Pastor Jamie Coots of ‘Snake Salvation’

National Geographic joins his family, friends and community in mourning the loss of Pastor Jamie Coots. In following Pastor Coots for our series Snake Salvation, we were constantly struck by his devout religious convictions despite the health and legal peril he often faced. Those risks were always worth it to him and his congregants as…