Ashley Kalena

Digital Media Content Producer for National Geographic Channels

See the World’s Biggest Daredevils, Tonight on Animals Gone Wild

The biggest animal kingdom battle is back tonight and we’re facing off the top three craziest videos.  Now, it’s time for you to weigh in and tell us who YOU PICK as your favorite.  From some balancing goats, to giraffe that fights back and a sure-footed dog.  Let us know below and tune in tonight at 9/8c…

Talking to a TV Legend on the Season Finale of StarTalk Tonight

Science and classic television collide on tonight’s season finale of StarTalk, when Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with legendary television producer Norman Lear, who many consider to be the pioneer of the television sitcom in the 1970s.  Lear’s most notable programs include “All in the Family,” “Sanford and Son,” “Maude,” and “The Jeffersons” – programs that continue to…

Things Get a Little Risky on Tonight’s Animals Gone Wild

The most insane animal moments in the world are back and we are facing the best of the best off in a top three challenge.  Now, it’s time for you to weigh in and tell us who YOU PICK as your favorite.  From a snow-loving crow, to some daredevil ducks crossing a busy highway and monkey unwilling to…

Talking NASA and the Future of Space Exploration on Tonight’s StarTalk

Get ready to embrace your inner nerd on tonight’s episode of StarTalk, when Neil deGrasse Tyson speaks with the head of NASA, Major General Charles Bolden.  Bolden is a former astornaut and the 12th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  He shares his experience deploying the Hubble Space Telescope, the emergence of commercial space flight, and NASA’s future…

The Masters of Mayhem Come Out to Play on Tonight’s Animals Gone Wild

Every week, we’re putting the best of the best animal videos against each other in an all out battle.  Now, it’s time for you to weigh in and tell us who YOU PICK as your favorite.  From a snatch-and-grab primate to deer and dog chase to a beer loving crab. Can you guess which of these…

Welcome to the Danger Zone Tonight on Animals Gone Wild

The battle of the animal titans is back and this week we’re putting our top three video up against each other in an all-out challenge.  Now, it’s time for you to weigh in and tell us who YOU PICK as your favorite.  From some balancing goats, to giraffe that fights back and a sure-footed dog.  Can…

Discussing the Twitter Take-off on Tonight’s StarTalk

Do you remember your first tweet?  On tonight’s episode of StarTalk, Neil deGrasse Tyson talks to the co-founder of Twitter, Biz Stone.  A progenitor of social media, Stone has been developing large-scale systems that facilitate the open exchange of information for more than fifteen years.  During the interview, Stone shares how Twitter was created and what it’s been…

Things Get Spacey on Tonight’s StarTalk

The conversation on this episode of StarTalk is out of this world, when Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Chris Hadfield.  Hadfield is the first Canadian astronaut to walk in space, author of  “An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth,” and a YouTube sensation for his cover of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity,” which he performed and filmed aboard…

The Animal Kingdom’s Closest Calls on Tonight’s Animals Gone Wild

The wildest animals in the world are back and we are facing the best of the best off in a top three challenge.  Now, it’s time for you to weigh in and tell us who YOU PICK as your favorite.  From a squirrel chowing down on a pumpkin feast, to a money-hungry snake and a bear…

Discussing Parasites with a Former President on Tonight’s StarTalk

Things get presidential on this episode of StarTalk, when Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with former President Jimmy Carter. Carter served as the 39th president of the Untied States from 1977 to 1981. After his presidency he founded The Carter Center, a nonprofit organization aimed to wage peace and fight disease around the globe. One of the…