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  • 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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Discovering historical sites: Lots of local opportunities
    This story is triggered by news from Florida. Having once lived in Florida, I had the opportunity to explore the state and its history. Beyond the cigar factories in urban Tampa, there are places in the wilderness that are much less traveled....
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    'Shelter Island' DVD Review
    Hidden beauty is something that only comes out ever so often. Shelter Island, New York is where this beauty finds a place. Harald Olson is an artist.He was considered an outsider when he first came to this quaint little place. He was an artist...
  • 'Russian Yeti: The Killer Lives' features an expert's opinion about the creature
    Bigfoot expert weighs in on 'Russian Yeti: The Killer Lives'
    Discovery is continuing its trend of pitting man against monster in "Russian Yeti: The Killer Lives." First Discovery tried to convince viewers that mermaids were real and rather terrifying in "Mermaids: The Body Found." Then...
  • 'Russian Yeti: The Killer Lives' investigates the Dyatlov Pass incident
    'Russian Yeti: The Killer Lives' investigates the deadly Dyatlov Pass incident
    "Russian Yeti: The Killer Lives" is no "Mermaids: The Body Found." The new Discovery Channel special links a mythical creature to deadly event that actually took place, and it presents compelling evidence about what really...
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    Ancient mystery solved: Scientists used wet clay to move pyramids
    Scientists have come one step closer to solving a centuries old mystery as to how the pyramids really were built, according to The Christian Science Monitor on Friday. Traditionally it has been thought that the ancient Egyptians used leverage with...
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    'The Deadliest Catch' reels in its best ratings in three years for Discovery
    “The Deadliest Catch,” Discovery’s monster hit with an almost cult-like following, premiered its tenth season on April 22. The series, which focuses on Alaskan fisherman and their deadly jobs, reeled in huge ratings for Discovery...
  • Bill Wichrowski returns to the waters in The Deadliest Catch
    ‘Deadliest Catch’ season 10 spoilers: Pressure builds with short crabbing season
    Season 10 of “The Deadliest Catch” opens with concerns about the short crabbing season. The crew is looking at longer hours and there is need to catch as much crab as possible, but the added pressure has everyone wondering if the crew...