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For tonight’s episode of Going Deep with David Rees, we caught up with arborist Dr. Margaret Lowman, aka Canopy Meg, an amazing lady and one of the world’s foremost experts on trees. Canopy Meg’s tree-top exploration has taken her all over the world and she has discovered some surprising things along the way. She’s a…

Endurance athlete, Simon Mtuy(pictured above), enjoying a run at Kilimanjaro National Park. Kilimanjaro, also known as the ‘Roof of Africa,’ is a vast national park, supporting five primary ecosystems: alpine desert, alpine bogs and sub-alpine moorland, montane forest belt, sub-montane argo-forest, and savannah bush. A unique mountain formation known as a stratovolcano, or composite volcano, Kilimanjaro…

The host of Going Deep with David Rees talks show inspiration, his plans for the future, learnings from the past, and donuts. Here are a few highlights from Monday’s redddit AMA with David Rees. Q: What topic do you most want to tackle for season 2? A: davidreespencil: We have a list of 100 topics.…

This large mausoleum was built by Mughal ruler Shah Jahan as a symbol of enduring love, honoring his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Mumtaz Mahal died shortly after giving birth to their 14th child. As Mughal legend would have it, it is said that Mumtaz while on her death bed asked Shah to build her a mausoleum…

When setting out on a career path, it’s not so uncommon to end up somewhere completely unexpected. For David Rees, his journey is a little more uncommon than most and it has taken him to some unusual places, but his ever-growing curiosity and passion for things that rarely get attention is what makes his odyssey,…

This is a group of Zulu dancers from the Gasa clan at Phezulu village. The Phezulu village is located in the Valley of 1,000 Hills, valley rifts that rise and fall along the Umgeni River and its tributaries. The Zulu have welcomed outsiders into their village for well over thirty years to share their culture…

This gorgeous, fiery sunset was captured on the Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana. Moremi was founded in a concerted effort by the local Batawana community and a team of wildlife conservationists in 1963. Setting aside a third of the beautiful Okavango Delta in an effort to protect the regions wildlife, their foresight and concern for…

Filled with magnificent rain forests interrupted only by patchwork orchards and fields of bananas, coconut, mango, and papaya trees, St. Lucia is rich in its natural beauty. This luscious tropical gem is one of the Lesser Antilles Windward Islands. Nestled between St. Vincent and Martinique, the island shares both French and British influences with a hint…

This Sunday, gain an exclusive look inside Captain Chesley Sullenberger’s incredible historic landing of US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River. Through extraordinary first-person accounts, “Miracle Landing on the Hudson” reveals the raw, intense drama of what it was like to be inside the cabin during the emergency crash-landing, and tells a true story of heroism, inspiration, and…

The Catherine Palace is one of St. Petersburg’s greatest splendors, straddling the line between the old and new Europe. Palaces like this, built in 1756 for the Empress Catherine the Great, provide a window through which to view the epic splendor of Russia’s grandeur and dark mysterious past. Trimmed in solid gold, the grand Baroque…

This week’s #WhereInTheWorld post is the city of Shanghai. The port city of Shanghai is located along where the sea and the Yangtze River, one of the most essential rivers in China’s history and economy, meet.  Meaning ‘Above the Sea’ Shanghai was founded as a textiles and fishing town, gaining it’s unique and multicultural identity only…

It’s that uncanny ROUNDNESS in the hole that sends KG & Ringy into a digging frenzy. However, this week’s mystery find is a little different. On Diggers: Kentucky Bourbon KG and Ringy are in the Bluegrass State of Kentucky, searching for artifacts from the two oldest bourbon distilleries in the country. They’re hoping to find…

Tuesday we asked our Facebook fans to guess #whereintheworld this photo was taken. This week’s secret location is… the isolated and wild land of Hawaii! We’d like to congratulate Karen H. for being the first to crack the #WhereInTheWorld case!  Hawaii’s tropical climate, abundance of public beaches, popular wave breaks, active volcanoes, and rich diversity…

This week’s mystery item was a solid find. An item that helped identify the location of Bear Camp, a long lost camp used by George Washington, British War General Edward Braddock, and over 2,000 soldiers during the French and Indian War. Along Braddock’s Road, the Diggers crew unearthed an Early American bayonet clip. The bayonet clips of that…

On Diggers: Gold Rush KG and Ringy charged into the American west for one of the most dangerous digs of their careers. This time around the guys scoured the American west for century-old nectar that once belonged to the great American hard-rock miner during the prospecting frenzy of the 1800s. Ahead of the Diggers crew lay…

Ready for more to more heart-stopping rescues and arrests that bring the hammer of justice down on Alaskan soil? In dangerous and often unpredictable circumstances, Alaska State Troopers‘ raw heroism and unyielding determination is a testimony to their love for the job. Alaska State Troopers is a ride-along inside the force, capturing a mixture of rampant…

What do “The Hill of Death”, the banks of the Big Black River and the hills just outside of Vicksburg have in common? They’re serious nectar sectors full of  Civil War finds from one of the country’s bloodiest hours. With the help of Mississippi Governor, Phil Bryant, the Diggers crew set off on their tour of Vicksburg…

Cigarettes, cell phones, and static electricity—throw a gas pump into the equation and you could have a real recipe for disaster. Tim Shaw performs  experiments like this and many others with unbelievable outcomes that will blow your mind and reveal the extraordinary truth behind “what makes things do what they do.” From breaking down audio…

1 in 5 people will be a hero during their lifetime. As young adults, we hear about heroic tales and dream of living up to that standard. The stuff of legends holds a bit of truth in our everyday lives, when a seemingly impossible task of bravery and valor becomes possible. While these heroes are…

Tim Shaw takes his spectators on a sensational journey into the world of science. We’re not talking beakers and cylinders in a laboratory—Tim is hitting the streets conducing surprising experiments that dazzle his audiences, deploying one experiment that could revolutionize the food industry. In his first experiment on None of the Above: Sparks Will Fly, Tim…

Just when we thought Dallas Seavey couldn’t get any more hardcore, he went ahead and one-up’d himself winning the legendary Alaskan Iditarod Race (again). Let’s hear it for Dallas!!! Early this morning, the Ultimate Survival Alaska star Dallas Seavey coasted across the finish line of what is said to be “the last great race on earth.”…

COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY is finally here and to celebrate the National Geographic Museum is opening up a special exhibition, featuring plenty of ways for COSMOS lovers to transcend time and space into a world of imagination and cosmic understanding. The exhibition, which opened yesterday, coincided with the National Geographic LIVE! screening of COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY at National Geographic’s…

After 30 years locked away in a time capsule, on the season premiere the Diggers crew uncover one of the tech world’s most priceless relics. Thought to be lost forever, the time capsule that was buried at the 1983 “The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be” International Design Conference has resurfaced. Although the large…

There’s no denying Ultimate Survival Alaska is one of the fiercest competitions to grace the Alaskan wilderness, but how did these individuals become survivalists? This group of extreme enthusiasts endured one of the harshest landscapes in the United States, bush-wacking, climbing, and fighting their way to the finish line. Some survivalists learn their skills through years of intense…

Montana boys, King George and the Ringmaster, are heading down south for some Civil War Nectar on Diggers: Juiced: Digging the South. They’re hitting the jack pot below the belt line of the South and living their version of the American dream. With the Diggers truck locked and loaded, KG and Ringy are heading down…