Daron Taylor

Fan Q&A with The Incredible Dr. Pol

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…

Abandoned: Pabst Blue Ribbon Factory & Maryland Silk Mill

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…

Locked Up Abroad Where Are They Now?: Angela Carnegie

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…

Get to Know Your Backyard Monsters with ‘Dangerous Encounters’

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…

Abandoned: Maryland Grist Mill & Philadelphia AME Church

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…

‘America’s Wild Spaces’ Rules of the Trail

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…

Trek the Pacific Crest Trail with ‘America’s Wild Spaces’

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…

Real Life ‘Comic Store Heroes’

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…

This Week in Taboo: Moustache-Twirling, Wife-Carrying, Hair-Pulling Sports

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,…

Chatting with Lucy Cooke, Host of Nat Geo WILD’s Freaks and Creeps

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…