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In the lead-up to this Sunday’s premiere of KILLING JESUS on NGC, we’ve been screening the three-hour film for audiences around the country including at Bel-Air Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles. Actor Haaz Sleiman (Jesus), executive producer Teri Weinberg, and screenwriter Walon Green all participated in a Q&A following the screening. One of the pastors…

We’re nearing the end of our 40 day “Killing With Kindness” campaign, inspired by what we know historically was Jesus’s encouragement of all people to be kind to each other. Continuing through April 5, the National Geographic Channel is putting a daily spotlight on organizations that help to spread kindness in the world. Catch up…

This week on Building Wild, Mike and Wendy Steindl offer The Cabin Kings yet another interesting challenge in cabin building. Mike is a professional pilot and with the help of some of his flying buddies he’s determined to build an aviation-themed cabin, complete with a “control tower.” Driving out to the site with the bones…

Revisiting the Boston Bombings

It all began on April 15, 2013, when two homemade pressure-cooker bombs hidden in backpacks exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others. A four-day-long manhunt eventually smoked out the alleged perpetrators 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his 19-year-old brother, Dzhokhar, who eventually tried to flee…

Mount Fuji is considered the “symbol of Japan,” standing as the tallest mountain in the country at 12,380 feet.  Mount Fuji is also an active volcano, sitting on a “triple junction” of tectonic activity: the Amurian plate, the Okhotsk, and the Filipino plate all converge in the region beneath Mount Fuji.  The mountain is only…

In today’s world, we depend so much on the dollar to survive. From swiping our credit cards at the grocery store to feeding our spare quarters to the parking meter, money makes the world go around. But money can be complicated – it can create competition, establish status, and cause stress. When it comes to…

Congratulations Dallas Seavey! Our Ultimate Survival Alaska star won his third Iditarod in four years, beating his father to the finish line in Nome early Wednesday after racing 1,100 miles across Alaska. Dallas became the youngest Iditarod champion in 2012 at age 25, and he won again last year in 2014. Seavey finished this year’s…

Inspired by what we know historically was Jesus’s encouragement of all people to be kind to each other, every day through April 5 the National Geographic Channel is putting a daily spotlight on organizations that help to spread kindness in the world. We are now four weeks in to that 40-day campaign, which we are…

This week on Building Wild, The Cabin Kings face a particularly heavy challenge, building their first marble cabin. In Dorset, Vermont, once one of the largest producers of marble, the team is working with Danielle Epstein to give her a unique space. Danielle owns a marble quarry that was abandoned 100 years ago, but still…

With just two legs to go, the pressure’s on to snag one of the few remaining wins. On leg twelve, the teams are inserted onto a steep glacier, and race to the banks of a highland lake. At the insertion flag, they find a cache of inner tubes, planks, ropes, and other supplies. This leg,…

Do you have a wicked good eye? See if you can spot the differences in this image. Find out the results below this clip from Sunday’s new episode of Wicked Tuna: Go Hard or Go Home! Quiz #5 Results: How many did you spot? Let us know in the comments! And don’t miss Wicked Tuna…

We are now three weeks in to our 40-day campaign called “Killing With Kindness” inspired by what we know historically was Jesus’s encouragement of all people to be kind to each other. Every day through April 5 the National Geographic Channel is putting a daily spotlight on organizations that help to spread kindness in the…

On week four of the North Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Season, Captain Paul Hebert fought to put his first tuna of the season on deck. While first mate Mauro and deckhand Kenny grew more anxious and frustrated each week without a catch, Paul tried to instill in them what years of experience commercial fishing have taught…

Every Monday morning, we ask our fans on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to guess #WhereintheWorld is the location of an image we share. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Instagram and Twitter to take part in this weekly challenge and find the answer right here on the Nat Geo Channel blog every Monday morning.…

Lost packs, missing shoes, bouts of the flu, disgruntled team members – the Ultimate Survival Alaska teams have battled through all types of setbacks this season. Luckily, they’ve managed to avoid serious injury. But that changed on the eleventh leg of the competition, where the teams were dropped high in the Alaska Range, tasked with descending…

This week on Building Wild, the Cabin Kings were faced with one their toughest builds yet on top of a remote mountain with a million dollar view.  Managing steep terrain and a site that includes straddling a ravine, there is no question that they are looking at a challenge. Owners Jamie and April Meracle have…

We are now two weeks in to our 40-day campaign called “Killing With Kindness” inspired by what we know historically was Jesus’s encouragement of all people to be kind to each other. Every day through April 5, the National Geographic Channel is putting a daily spotlight on organizations that help to spread kindness in the…

As individuals, we like to think others don’t control our actions or attitudes and that we make decisions on our own. However, your beliefs, tastes, and tendencies are shaped by your social surroundings. When it comes to peer pressure, your brain—more often than not—is going to follow the crowd and go with the flow even…

The ancient temple Borobudur, located in Mageland, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. There are about 504 statues of Buddha throughout the Borobudur monument, including the largest in the world. These Buddha statues express six different mudras (hand positions) depending on their placement in the monument. The ancient structure wasn’t always in good…

After nine grueling legs of survival, the four teams of Ultimate Survival Alaska are headed toward the coast of Afognak Island. In the tenth stretch of the competition, the teams must reach the LZ by land or by sea. Over land, teams can climb a desolate peak or brave bear country in the lowlands, while the ocean route promises strong tidal…

Last week, we launched a 40-day campaign to coincide with the upcoming premiere of Killing Jesus called “Killing With Kindness” inspired by what we know historically was Jesus’ encouragement of all people to be kind to each other. Every day through April 5, the National Geographic Channel will put a daily spotlight on organizations that…

This week on the season premiere of Building Wild: Tailgating Paradise, Paulie and Tuffy are in Searsburg, Vermont working on a cabin for Sean Winters, a passionate Jets fan. The property is 580 acres with 17 miles of groomed trails for four-wheelers and snowmobiles. Winters imagines having the perfect place to enjoy away games with…

After week two of the North Atlantic Bluefin tuna fishing season, Gloucester’s top boats are vying for their share of the huge paydays these giant fish can bring. And on the latest episode of Wicked Tuna: Anchor Anger, rivalries reach an all-time high as tensions spill over onto the dock. Dave Marciano is no stranger…

In leg nine of Ultimate Survival Alaska, the hunters become the hunted, as teams face their fiercest challenge yet: Kodiak brown bears. Dropped on the coast of Kodiak Island, teams sprint for the insertion flag in the middle of an inland lake. Diving through the frigid waters, competitors swim for the flag and a cache of…

With the upcoming premiere of Killing Jesus, a three-hour film that looks back at one of the most well-known figures in history and provides political, social, and historical context to the story of his life and death, we wanted to do something to recognize this special event. Historically, we know one of Jesus’ teachings was…