Archives for November, 2014

Man v. Lion Host Boone Smith Discusses Getting Up Close and Personal With African Lions

For wildlife filmmakers, the only way to safely explore the startling powers of the African lion has been at the end of a mighty long lens — until now. Man v. Lion follows veteran big cat expert Boone Smith across the Nambiti Game Reserve, tracking three male lions searching for their next meal. We follow along…

Start Your Day on Safari With Safari Live!

Africa is far and pricey for most to travel to. But that’s not stopping Nat Geo WILD from bringing Africa to you. Beginning Saturday, Nov. 29, at 9 a.m. ET on Nat Geo WILD, Safari Live gives viewers a front row seat on daily safari rides as we explore the natural habitat of lions, giraffes, elephants…

Big Cat Week is Back and Bigger Than Ever!

Speed. Power. Intelligence. Stealth. Beauty. For millions of years, big cats have stood atop the food chain as treasured icons of the wild, but as civilization has expanded, their habitat has decreased. Today every big cat species in the world is endangered, including lions, tigers, cheetahs, jaguars and cougars. For five years, Nat Geo WILD…

Chemical Capture on Dr. Oakley Yukon Vet

Dr. Oakley’s job often takes her into wild, dangerous places, and requires her to perform hair-raising tasks. Some of these tasks require having a keen shot with a dart gun and the sharp mind of a pharmacist working on the fly. Many of the animals that Dr. Oakley treats are wild and very large, which…

Rule Your World: Harnessing Diabolical Psychology For the Greater Good

Behavior expert Daniel Pink is showing us how to use diabolical psychology for the greater good in this weekly video series. Last night on Crowd Control, we conducted an experiment to stop people from peeing in the swimming pool–or rather, encourage people to use the restroom. Using the powers of behavioral science, we were able…

Should legislation be passed to start school later? Experts on Health, Sleep, Parenting & Education Weigh In

Working hard. Playing hard. So many of us, especially adolescents are “Sleepless in America”, exhausted before the alarm even rings. And guess what? There is a hot debate brewing over whether or not something can be done about it, starting with our school systems. Read on for thoughts on the ongoing debate from from health,…

Manipulating the Masses Into Making the World a Better Place on “Crowd Control”

What if we could make the DMV a happier place by adding a little laughter? Or curb America’s speeding epidemic without issuing a single ticket? Or reduce the rate of pedestrian collisions by making it worth the wait at the crosswalk? On tonight’s series premiere of Crowd Control, viewers will discover that sometimes all you…

Going Hog Wild on Eric Greenspan is Hungry ALL-NEW SERIES

Buckle up, America! Chef Eric Greespan and his co-pilot Captain Mauzner are hitting the pavement, making their way on a great American road trip, documenting their carnivorous quest for the ultimate meat experience. Eric Greenspan is Hungry is a cross-country, off-the-beaten-path adventure, a wild ride that leaves nothing to the imagination. Eric and Mauzner go straight to the…

Thirsty for Adventure [And Cocktails]? New Series “Chug” Premieres Tonight!

Rum company owner, world traveler, and drink aficionado, Zane Lamprey, travels the globe to explore drinking customs and cultures by tossing back a few with the locals in the all-new series Chug. As he explores the libations of the region, Zane visits watering holes, breweries, distilleries, and wineries. In every episode, he journeys by train…

The Sacred Caverns #WhereInTheWorld [CHUG Takeover] REVEALED!

The Batu Caves of Kuala Lumpur are a popular destination for both tourists and worshipers alike. Outside of the caves stands a 140-ft statue of Lord Murugan, the Hindu God of War, who is said to vanquish demons with his lance. The annual Thaipusam Festival, which brings thousands of Hindu worshipers who pierce their bodies…