Archives for May, 2014

Diggers: Kentucky Bourbon Mystery Item REVEALED

It’s that uncanny ROUNDNESS in the hole that sends KG & Ringy into a digging frenzy. However, this week’s mystery find is a little different. On Diggers: Kentucky Bourbon KG and Ringy are in the Bluegrass State of Kentucky, searching for artifacts from the two oldest bourbon distilleries in the country. They’re hoping to find…

Tricky Tuna and Close Calls on Wicked Tuna: The Mighty Bite

At the start of week 14, FV- Tuna.com is dominating the Wicked Tuna fleet with a more than $60,000 lead on the second place Hot Tuna. There are only two weeks left to bring in fish and pay the bills. Dave on the Dot Com has no plans on packing up and pulling out when…

Destination Wild: Hyena Coast

Brown hyena expert Ingrid Wiesel wants to find her favorite study animal, named Tosca, who has disappeared from her home range on Namibia’s wild west coast. Ingrid has spent the last 17 years studying brown hyenas–now she must journey deep into Tosca’s world to discover what exactly has forced her to leave her traditional hunting…

5 Essential Ice Fishing Facts: New Series “Ice Holes” Premieres Tonight!

Summertime is here, and many Americans are going out on boats or casting off the side of piers to nab a bigger and better catch than last year. But while seasonal anglers may prefer the warmer months, others won’t be stopped by winter weather or freezing lakes. This Friday, catch the premiere of the all-new…

Life Below Zero Challenge #7: Ditch the Thermostat

For the Arctic residents of Life Below Zero, complacency is not an option. Lack of preparedness means certain death. The stakes are high living on the outskirts of humanity, and for many in the lower 48, life can be pretty sedentary, pretty comfy and cozy… until now! [Cue Life Below Zero Weekly Challenges]. Last time…

Tracking Animals Like The Pros

National Geographic Channel’s new series “The Savage Line” examines the hazardous jobs of individuals who navigate nature’s most unpredictable landscapes and protect humans whose interests lie within grasp of dangerous elements of the natural world. Their trade takes them deep into the wild to protect livelihoods that depend on keeping dangerous animals out – archeologists…

Arctic Wisdom: Sue Goes Down

Sue Aikens embodies resilience. The sole resident of Kavik, Alaska, Sue run a camp by herself and lives a completely self-sufficient life. She’s survived floods, storms and bear attacks, and stays sane living in complete solitude for much of the year. It’s hard to think of anything that can take Sue down. On this week’s…

#WhereInTheWorld Revealed: Aloha!

Tuesday we asked our Facebook fans to guess #whereintheworld this photo was taken. This week’s secret location is… the isolated and wild land of Hawaii! We’d like to congratulate Karen H. for being the first to crack the #WhereInTheWorld case!  Hawaii’s tropical climate, abundance of public beaches, popular wave breaks, active volcanoes, and rich diversity…

Dangerous Tails and Bragging Rights On Wicked Tuna: Sharks and Recreation

There are only three weeks left of the bluefin season for the Wicked Tuna fleet and Tricky Dave is holding on to the top of the leaderboard with a resounding lead. The rest of the boats are fighting for second place. Everyone is hoping for good luck, but more is at stake than beating out…

The 2014 National Geographic Bee Premieres Tonight!

Each year thousands of schools across the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The contest is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject, and increase public awareness about geography. Schools with students in grades four through…