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Nat Geo Channel’s Top 10 of 2010: #1 — Most "Can I Stop Running for My Life Now?" Game

MOVE! The Great Migrations GameWhen you’re being chased by hungry lions, leopards and crocs, slowing down for a quick lunch of your own is not an option unless you’re prepared to become someone else’s lunch. We created the Great Migrations game MOVE! to help you with this age-old dilemma:  Move or die? Create an account…

Nat Geo Channel’s Top 10 of 2010: #3 — Most "I Can See Animals… From Space!" Interactive

Great Migrations 3D Migration GlobeWhere are those zebras going?  Did you happen to see a herd of elephants go past? Questions like these don’t come up often, but when they do, it’s wise to be prepared. Get the in-depth info you’ll need to answer animal-migration inquiries likes these with the Great Migrations 3D Migration Globe.…

Nat Geo Channel’s Top 10 of 2010: #5 — Most "Astronomically Geek-tastic" Interactive

Known Universe Solar-System BuilderIf you’ve ever wanted wreak havoc on a solar-system wide scale, have we got the online interactive experience for you!  Fling planets into wayward orbits, create a life-sustaining earth and then smash it into a neighboring gas giant, or maybe just maybe, build a nice, calm stellar backyard with planets settled into…

Nat Geo Channel’s Top 10 of 2010: #8 — Most "What Were We Thinking?" Video

2012 Apocalypse Featuring “The Dude”If some intrepretations of ancient Mayan prophecy are to be believed, we have about two years to get our planetary affairs in order before the Mayan calendar stops short on December 21st 2012, causing global cataclysm and the end of life as we know it (hello pole shift!). So, if you believed the…

Nat Geo Channel’s Top Ten for 2010

Using a robotic vacuum cleaner, an electrified dart-board and our inside access to top chimpanzee behaviorists, we devised a method for selecting the 10 coolest examples of Nat Geo Channel online content from the past year. Fortunately, while no useful selections were returned, the resulting incident did no permanent damage to the chimpanzee behaviorists, and…

GREAT MIGRATIONS – See the First 15 Minutes!

OK, we don’t do this very often, but we are so excited about the premiere of Great Migrations this Sunday that we just HAD to share it with you.We’ve posted the first 15 minutes of Great Migrations with a special introduction from the series-producer, David Hamlin. David’s an amazing guy and has spent the last couple…

Clever Lions Set Trap

See how lions use the sparse watering-holes along Botswana’s dried-out Savuti Channel in this thrilling clip from Predator Battleground. Predator Battleground premieres March 29 at 10P et/pt on Nat Geo WILD.

What Mr. Spock Taught Me About the Nasca Lines

I remember being introduced to the Nasca lines by Star Trek’s Mr. Spock, Leonard Nimoy. He narrated the awesomely schlocky 1970s TV documentary show “In Search Of…” – in this episode, In Search of Ancient Aviators, Nimoy solemnly intones the possibility of a lost technology of flight among ancient peoples – as the Nasca lines…

Brits Release UFO ‘X-Files’

The British Ministry of Defense has just released another round of official UFO reports — their fifth release to date.  This is the biggest yet, spanning 6000 pages and covering everything from a former Home Secretary’s close encounter to the MoD’s official position on alien abductions. The release contains about 1000 separate UFO reports, spanning…

WELCOME to MYSTERIOUS SCIENCE

In an age when the X-Files is no longer telling us the “Truth is Out There” and the real, fictional Kolchak is a faded memory, when we have so many real-world concerns biting at our heels, what is it about the possibilities of the strange, the paranormal, the just plain “out there” that still mystify…