Archives for March, 2014

Cesar 911 GIF Recap: Attack Dogs

Last time on Cesar 911, Cesar Millan must tackle a major problem: an NFL hopeful’s ferocious dog threatening his owner’s future on the field. The Patient: Shadow First, Cesar travels to meet community college football coach Steven, who’s concerned that his star player Steve’s giant Rottweiler Shadow is placing his future at risk. Even at 6’5”…

COSMOS Throwback Thursday: How Do Humans Recognize Patterns?

On last week’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, host Neil deGrasse Tyson explained how humans developed their eye for recognizing patterns. Over centuries of of evolution, humans’ pattern recognition skills determined natural selection. Hunters skilled at spotting prey and predator and telling poisonous plants from healthy ones they had a better chance of survival than those…

On Going Wild, Troubled Souls Are Cured By Extraordinary Adventures

When your life is derailed, seek comfort off the beaten track. That’s the goal of Going Wild, which takes ordinary people struggling with difficult situations off the grid. Through volcanoes, up mountains, under water and into the most unforgiving environments on earth, Going Wild gives its participants a way out of their daily struggles, allowing…

Dr. Pol Client Update: Clyde The Calf

Last week on The Incredible Dr. Pol, the doc was on-duty at the local county fair, treating emergency animal illnesses on-site. One of his patients at the fair was Clyde, a calf that woke up the day before his competition with a swollen leg. Local farmer Don and his son Jason worked all summer to…

All-New Diggers: Deep In Deadwood

As the Diggers crew caravan traveled through the flat country side of South Dakota, KG and Ringy imagined the iconic western cowboys meandering through the fields on horseback, and the covered wagons wheeling along the Oregon Trail. As we passed by Sturgis, motorcycle memorabilia decorated the sparse countryside, while billboards slathered with ads for scantly-clad women,…

Behind the Scenes of COSMOS: Animating History

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey features all of the scientific wonder and captivating visuals of Carl Sagan’s original Cosmos. But one way that the two programs differ is their treatment of historical moments in science. While the original Cosmos used historical recreations to transport viewers back in time, the creators of the new series sought out…

Brothers In War: The Charlie Company And The War In Vietnam

A true band of brothers, the Charlie Company was one of the last combat infantry companies in the Vietnam War to be drafted, trained and sent to battle together. Brothers In War tells the gripping story of the Charlie Company, tracing their journey of terror, pain and camaraderie from boot camp to combat to home.…

You Could Be A Hero, Statistically Speaking

1 in 5 people will be a hero during their lifetime. As young adults, we hear about heroic tales and dream of living up to that standard. The stuff of legends holds a bit of truth in our everyday lives, when a seemingly impossible task of bravery and valor becomes possible. While these heroes are…

Sparks Flying and Food Frying: All-New None of The Above

Tim Shaw takes his spectators on a sensational journey into the world of science. We’re not talking beakers and cylinders in a laboratory—Tim is hitting the streets conducing surprising experiments that dazzle his audiences, deploying one experiment that could revolutionize the food industry. In his first experiment on None of the Above: Sparks Will Fly, Tim…

Fishing by Numbers on Wicked Tuna: Bite Fight

It’s week five on Wicked Tuna and The Hot Tuna is soundly at the top of the leaderboard. The boats are desperate to catch up and no one seems to have an issue with fishing on another captain’s numbers. These carefully guarded geographic coordinates don’t seem to be much of a secret. The Pinwheel is…