Daron Taylor

Dr. Jan Pol recently took time out to answer fan questions on National Geographic Channel’s Facebook page. The questions ranged from details about Dr. Pol’s history and experiences through to his family and the new season of The Incredible Dr. Pol. Read a transcript of the questions and answers below, and be sure to tune…

Tonight on National Geographic Channel, catch back-to-back episodes of the new series Abandoned where hosts Jay, Mark and Dan take you inside the old Pabst Blue Ribbon Factory in Milwaukee and a silk mill in Maryland. After searching through each of the sites and negotiating selling prices, Jay selects items for refurbishment, creating some truly…

If you tuned in to Angela Carnegie’s incredible story on Locked Up Abroad: Busted in Bangkok, I’m sure you have questions. We checked in with Angela to get answers and see what life is like for her today and here’s what she had to say: After Andrew discovered you were in Bangkok and called you…

Dr. Brady Barr’s dangerous encounters have taken him around the globe to get up close and hands-on with every imaginable creature. Tonight’s premiere of Dangerous Encounters takes you up close and personal on Brady’s journey find America’s very own backyard beasts. Raging Bulls Join Dangerous Encounters host Brady Barr as he dives headfirst into the…

Tonight’s premiere of the new series Abandoned is a doubleheader, with the team visiting two historic sites filled with potential lost treasures. After searching through each of the sites and negotiating selling prices, Jay selects items for refurbishment, creating some truly one-of-a-kind pieces. Maryland Grist Mill The Abandoned team, Jay, Dan, and Mark, search for…

This week’s Chasing UFOs Sighting of the Week comes to us from Kelly King who spotted a strange, fast-moving craft in  Rockledge, FL near Cape Canaveral. I was driving in Rockledge, Florida towards I-95 as I looked out of the window I saw a silver round metallic object go over the top of us. It…

The Pacific Crest Trail is full of ever-changing obstacles— from some of the highest mountain passes in the west to the hottest desert in the country. The two to three hundred thru-hikers who attempt the PCT each year find out quickly if they have what it takes for the journey ahead. If you’re thinking about…

The Pacific Crest Trail zigzags some 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada. It cuts through seven National Parks and 24 national forests as it connects California to Oregon and Washington. It’s a trail of ever-changing obstacles— from some of the highest mountain passes in the west to the hottest desert in the country. The two…

This week’s sighting comes to us from Joey Valdez, who caught a mysterious triangle of lights on camera: “I was driving home and saw these lights in a location where I happen to drive by everyday and know there are no lights like that. Ever. I got home, videotaped it, and uploaded it to YouTube.…

This week’s sighting comes to us from Stewart Bluco, who shared this video of his sighting. Stewart writes, “I was testing my camcorder. I wanted to see how well it could zoom in on a high flying jet. I set out a lawn chair, and watched the sky until I could find a plane. The…

This week’s sighting comes to us from Chere Conner, who shared an experience from 1994 that made her a believer: Driving west on Hwy 60 back home to Lake Wales, Fl. Myself, my daughter, her 2 friends and their father was driving my Mazda. Kids were in the back snoozing. We looked up and saw…

This week’s UFO Sighting comes to us from Facebook user ‘Ray Mond’ who tells us about his experience seeing three strange objects over Wantage Township, NJ on July 3, 2012: I was sitting on my open porch with my fiance and a couple of my friends. Taking in the beautiful clear night, having some good…

This is Comic Store Heroes, a wild and wacky adventure into the subculture of comic book super fans, where dreams are everything… and with a bit of faith and spandex, they really can come true. Amid the dark and dangerous shadows of New York, the real life Gotham City, shines a bright light that lures…

In honor of this month’s Summer Olympics, we’ve got some truly special competitions for you. Outside of their communities, people may find these sports weird, crazy or even taboo. But to the participants they mean skill, bravery, high art and entertainment. India’s rural Olympics: Lifting iron plows with your teeth, pulling vehicles with your hair,…

Lucy Cooke is on a one-woman mission to show why the ugly, weird and overlooked animals of the world can be cute, cuddly and deserving of attention. Cooke’s popular blogs, online videos, films, and TV programs bring her trademark humor and quirky storytelling style to a serious message: If we only care for the best…

Written by Jasper Montana, Researcher – Samburu, Kenya Samburu, where we are filming for Planet Earth Live, is a haven for elephants. A silt-filled river runs west-east through the red sand and scrubby landscape, acting as the lifeblood that draws the elephants into the reserve to cool off in the heat of the day. At…