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Dr. Pol may be from the Netherlands, but there’s no question his home is Michigan. Dr. Pol is just your average racehorse helpin’, outbreak stoppin’, bull-castrating, good old mid-western farm vet. First stop of the day – Finnerty Farms where a pink eye outbreak is threatening to spread to the entire herd. Doc Pol takes…

Sullivan County, TN is known as the birthplace of country music and the home of NASCAR’s Bristol Motor Speedway races. 70 miles east, Ashe County, NC is best known for its Christmas trees, where tens of thousands of trees grow on hillsides and make their way to living rooms across the nation every winter. Both…

Vietnam. The Cold War. Desert Storm. The Iraq War. The Afghan War. This weekend, National Geographic Channel gathers 11 active and retired U.S. Army generals for American War Generals, a first-of-its-kind look back at a half century of America’s military battles told by the men that led them. The film, premiering Sunday, September 14 at…

The Pols Go Dutch

This week, the Pols go Dutch when a special visitor comes to town – Charles’ uncle Jan is visiting from the Netherlands! Uncle Jan doesn’t speak English and Charles promised to be fluent in Dutch when he arrives. With only a few days to spare, Charles is cramming in his lessons, but it may already…

In today’s fast-paced, electronically-dependent world, it’s harder than ever to connect with nature on a daily basis. That’s where the Pond Stars step in; redecorating yards one home at a time to create an escape from everyday life and to connect with wildlife right outside the door. Pond Stars follows Chicago-based water feature specialists at…

This fall, love is in the air at Pol Clinic as Charles plans a surprise anniversary getaway for his parents. But there are sick animals across central Michigan that need Dr. Pol before he can get out of town and celebrate 46 years of marriage with Diane. First up is a bellowing, bloated calf with…

Dr. Brenda has been a staple at Pol Veterinary services for over 21 years. Starting fresh out of college, she’s been a part of the family ever since. Tonight on The Incredible Dr. Pol, the clinic staff and even some of the long-time clients reminisce about their fondest memories with the also incredible Dr. Brenda. The…

It’s early in the Outer Banks Bluefin tuna season, but it’s already obvious that even an experienced fisherman might not have what it takes to survive in this hyper-competitive fishery. The animosity between southern and northern boats reaches a fever pitch, while the longstanding rivalry between two southern boats raises the stakes for the whole…

Tonight on Doomsday Preppers, meet three preppers who plan to utilize natural resources to survive the disasters they fear. Rick and his wife Jane moved from their suburban Florida home to the Appalachian Mountains in North Carolina. Rick is preparing for the destruction of America’s power grid by an EMP. He hosts a popular radio…

Tonight on Survive the Tribe: Desert Hunters, Hazen joins the San bushmen of the Kalahari Desert for an extreme lesson in persistence hunting by some of the world’s best animal trackers. Venturing into the sweltering bush in 113 degrees weather, Hazen must find water fast. Making it through a scorpion-infested nightfall, Hazen undertakes his first…

The long, cold winter has just hit New England, and while the bluefin tuna season has come to an end in Gloucester, Mass., it’s just getting started in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. After a disappointing season, several of Gloucester’s top fishermen head south to try to salvage their finances by fishing for the…

Tonight on Going Deep With David Rees: How To Throw A Paper Airplane, learn how to build a record-breaking paper airplane with John Collins, The Paper Airplane Guy. Here are a few insider tips to get you started on this episode’s four featured models, The Boomerang, The Tube, The Suzanne, and The Tumble Wing, from the…

Battling dense jungles, sub-zero temperatures and shifting sea ice isn’t epic adventure — it’s everyday life if you want to “Survive the Tribe.” The new series tracks wilderness guide Hazen Audel as he joins the world’s most remote tribes on their quest for survival. When it comes to enduring dense Amazonian jungle or the unrelenting…

The new summer season of Brain Games is just days away, and viewers will be amazed as host Jason Silva reveals the surprising truths of our mind via interactive experiments supported by the latest research and technology. In honor of the new season, National Geographic Channel is partnering with one of the oldest centers of…

By Senior Airman Sandra Welch More than 100 troops at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan gathered June 14, 2014 to watch Inside Combat Rescue: The Last Stand. The two-hour documentary filmed at Bagram last year highlights Air Force Security Forces, pararescuemen, and their duties at the Airfield. The pre-screening came on the same day as the Afghanistan…

By Senior Airman Charles V. Rivezzo Nearly 10,000 miles away from Afghanistan, the war’s realities are sometimes hard to imagine. Businesses prosper and grocery stores remain stocked. Other than maybe a spike at the pump, many carry on with life with little regard of the turmoil that takes place on the other side of the…

Brown hyena expert Ingrid Wiesel wants to find her favorite study animal, named Tosca, who has disappeared from her home range on Namibia’s wild west coast. Ingrid has spent the last 17 years studying brown hyenas–now she must journey deep into Tosca’s world to discover what exactly has forced her to leave her traditional hunting…

Each year thousands of schools across the United States participate in the National Geographic Bee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The contest is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject, and increase public awareness about geography. Schools with students in grades four through…

Following last year’s critically acclaimed The ’80s: The Decade That Made Us, NGC once again presents the defining documentary of a generation, this time exploring the meaning behind the milestones to determine if the ’90s was in fact the last great decade. It was a decade of highs and lows. Bill Clinton swept into office…

To honor the recently fallen troopers Sergeant Scott Johnson and Trooper Gabe Rich, the Alaska State Trooper production crew is sharing some fond memories of the two brave men who lost there lives last week in the line of duty. Memorial funds have been set up at Wells Fargo Bank for Sergeant Scott Johnson and Trooper…

National Geographic Channel is incredibly saddened to learn of the loss of two Alaska State Troopers yesterday in the village of Tanana, Alaska. We have a long and proud association with the troopers, and consider them a member of our extended channel family. We send our deepest condolences to their families and the entire Alaska…

KG and the Ringmaster head to North Carolina to travel the trade route once used by one of history’s most colorful and fearsome pirates, the infamous Blackbeard.  Today, Greenville, North Carolina is probably most well known for being home to Eastern Carolina University. However, if you travel outside of downtown you will find the land…

By Heather Theunissen In this episode of Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet, Dr. Michelle Oakley kicks into high gear as she preps the Yukon’s animals for frigid temperatures and a brutal winter. As one of the few vets who treks hundreds of miles across the Yukon territory, Michelle faces a particularly tough week as she tests…

By Heather Theunissen Dr. Michelle Oakley is the only all-species vet for hundreds of miles across the rugged Yukon Territory.  In the season premiere of Dr. Oakley: Yukon Vet, Fly Like an Eagle, viewers follow Dr. Oakley as she hits the road for some house calls. With over 300 miles to cover, Dr. Oakley has…

The following was written by Jarrod Clowery, who spoke at National Geographic Channel’s special advanced screening in Boston of the documentary Inside the Hunt for the Boston Bombers.  Jarrod is a Boston marathon bombings survivor and founder of the Heroes Hearts Foundation. By Jarrod Clowery On April 15, 2013, I survived Marathon Monday and within one second, I became…