Archives for March, 2015

Flying High on Building Wild: Hilltop Hangar

This week on Building Wild, Mike and Wendy Steindl offer The Cabin Kings yet another interesting challenge in cabin building. Mike is a professional pilot and with the help of some of his flying buddies he’s determined to build an aviation-themed cabin, complete with a “control tower.” Driving out to the site with the bones…

Revisiting the Boston Bombings

It all began on April 15, 2013, when two homemade pressure-cooker bombs hidden in backpacks exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others. A four-day-long manhunt eventually smoked out the alleged perpetrators 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his 19-year-old brother, Dzhokhar, who eventually tried to flee…

Nighttime Hikers #WhereInTheWorld REVEALED!

Mount Fuji is considered the “symbol of Japan,” standing as the tallest mountain in the country at 12,380 feet.  Mount Fuji is also an active volcano, sitting on a “triple junction” of tectonic activity: the Amurian plate, the Okhotsk, and the Filipino plate all converge in the region beneath Mount Fuji.  The mountain is only…

S.O.S! Dog Emergency

Tonight on Cesar 911 two new cases test Cesar Milan’s instincts on rehabilitating dogs and training people. The Jackson Family  First, meet Karen and her dog named Toby. Toby was originally adopted to act as a stress-therapy dog for Karen’s son Tristan. However, Toby’s been casing an incredible amount of trouble in neighborhood, acting out by…

Mind On The Money: Brain Games Hacks For Better Budgeting

In today’s world, we depend so much on the dollar to survive. From swiping our credit cards at the grocery store to feeding our spare quarters to the parking meter, money makes the world go around. But money can be complicated – it can create competition, establish status, and cause stress. When it comes to…

He Did it Again! Dallas Seavey Wins Third Iditarod in Four Years

Congratulations Dallas Seavey! Our Ultimate Survival Alaska star won his third Iditarod in four years, beating his father to the finish line in Nome early Wednesday after racing 1,100 miles across Alaska. Dallas became the youngest Iditarod champion in 2012 at age 25, and he won again last year in 2014. Seavey finished this year’s…

Killing With Kindness: Week 5

Inspired by what we know historically was Jesus’s encouragement of all people to be kind to each other, every day through April 5 the National Geographic Channel is putting a daily spotlight on organizations that help to spread kindness in the world. We are now four weeks in to that 40-day campaign, which we are…

Rocking the Cabin on Building Wild: Marble Getaway

This week on Building Wild, The Cabin Kings face a particularly heavy challenge, building their first marble cabin. In Dorset, Vermont, once one of the largest producers of marble, the team is working with Danielle Epstein to give her a unique space. Danielle owns a marble quarry that was abandoned 100 years ago, but still…

Amber Room? #WhereintheWorld Revealed!

  Every Monday morning, we ask our fans on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to guess #WhereintheWorld is the location of an image we share. Like us on Facebook or follow us onInstagram and Twitter to take part in this weekly challenge and find the answer right here on the Nat Geo Channel blog every Monday morning.…

Knockout Punch: 5 Things You Missed On Ultimate Survival Alaska

With just two legs to go, the pressure’s on to snag one of the few remaining wins. On leg twelve, the teams are inserted onto a steep glacier, and race to the banks of a highland lake. At the insertion flag, they find a cache of inner tubes, planks, ropes, and other supplies. This leg,…