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  • 'Eaten Alive'
    The internet reacts to ‘Eaten Alive’ fail, calling it TV’s biggest letdown
    Discovery’s much buzzed about special, “Eaten Alive,” premiered last night, only to disappoint its entire audience. TMZ reports that production didn’t even use the promised 25-foot anaconda, but a smaller snake they had...
  • James Harness from Gold Rush
    'Gold Rush' spoiler: A former member's death stuns the Hoffman crew
    The "Gold Rush" Twitter page on Dec. 5 shows a video of Todd Hoffman receiving a disturbing phone call. After the call, he goes to tell the crew that he doesn't know the details, but that someone has passed away. He goes on to state...
  • Gold Rush
    Instead of mining, 'Gold Rush' crews deal with machine troubles
    The "Gold Rush" Facebook page on Dec. 4 posted a video of the Hoffman crew putting together their new wash plant and the caption says, "SNEAK PEEK: They don't call her Monster Red for nothin'!" In order to move even...
  • Phryganistria heusii yentuensis.
    World's second longest insect found in Vietnam
    There is a tall insect roaming on the earth, according to the Dec. 4 report from Unexplained Mysteries and the Dec. 2 report from Wired. If you're squeamish of insects this news will make your skin crawl. The stick insect measures up to 54cm...
  • Idris Elba
    ‘The Idris Elba Project’ to hit Discovery Channel
    Idris Elba has just unveiled the first project to develop out of his co-production deal with Shine North. As reported this morning by Deadline, “The Idris Elba Project” will be a six part series that will air exclusively on the...
  • Parker and John Schnabel
    Parker Schnabel shares good news about his grandfather with 'Gold Rush' fans
    Fans of the show are very aware of who Grandpa John Schnabel is and how much of an impact he has had on Parker Schnabel's life. The 'Gold Rush' Facebook page shared on Nov. 22 a message from the younger Schnabel to his fans saying, ...
  • Gold Rush
    Could a curse be causing problems for 'Gold Rush's' Parker Schnabel?
    First there was a tongue-in-cheek scene featuring the Hoffman crew on their new site, suggesting the previous miners left due to the area being haunted. Now rumors are flying around Parker Schnabel's camp that ghosts or curses are playing...
  • Dallas celebrity Richard Rawlings kickstarted the party of the century at his newest venue Gas Monkey Live!
    Dallas kicked off a heavy metal revival
    When one thinks about heavy metal, usually the first thought to come to mind is in the realm of music such as groups like Motley Crue. For car enthusiasts though heavy metal is all about muscle, big block engines, and high performance. In recent...
  • Skyscraper Live Poster
    Nik Wallenda: Walking the wire is in his blood
    On Nov. 2, CNN reported that record-breaking daredevil Nik Wallenda will attempt what he calls his most challenging feat to date. Tonight he plans to walk untethered between two Chicago skyscrapers while blindfolded. He will be over 600 feet up in...
  • Will the country's largest Dodge muscle car show happen in Dallas?
    Will the country's largest Dodge muscle car show happen in Dallas?
    Dallas - Gas Monkey Garage owner Richard Rawlings and Mötley Crüe are inviting all Dodge Charger, Challenger and Viper owners to the ultimate party and owners’ experience, the “Dodge Rocks Gas Monkey” car show and concert. The...
  • Goliath birdeater spider discovered in South America
    Giant spider invades South America
    A news story running in USA Today on October 19, 2014 talks about a new discovery in the rainforests of South America, a furry, 6 ounce, giant spider called the Goliath Birdeater. For arachnophobics around the world, this creepy creature might...
  • Mars geta a close call: Comet passing by amazes space experts
    Mars gets close call: Comet the 'size of a mountain' passes by, space discovery
    Distant Mars will be getting a close call this week as a comet of epic proportions will be flying past its ruddy surface. In a space discovery that occurs only once every million years or so, experts are excited about the learning prospects in...
  • Discovery sho 'Tethered'
    Discovery's new show 'Tethered' is a real tug of war
    What happens when you tether two complete strangers together? In the pilot episode, Willow Collamer and Keith Barton find themselves attached to each other by a six-foot cable. Willow gave a simple description of what being tethered to another...
  • Nik Wallenda
    Nik Wallenda confirms Chicago tightrope walk set for November
    Nik Wallenda, the aerialist and daredevil who drew in millions with a sky-high feat last year, is at it again this fall. The Discovery Channel released a statement on Tuesday confirming that Wallenda will attempt to walk between two Chicago...
  • The Field Museum in Chicago is a treasure trove of insights
    Frequently overlooked treasure trove on Chicago’s lake shore
    Originally created as part of the Columbian Exposition of 1893, Chicago’s Field Museum not only has a great history, but its collection of 25 million artifacts – including anthropology, botany, geology, culture, zoology and the...