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Tube-Lipped Nectar Bat

[YouTube Clip] Meet the Tube-lipped nectar bat. The cute little bat has the longest tongue relative to body size – if you had a tongue as long as this guy, your tongue would stick out 9 feet. National Geographic’s Untamed Americas (which premieres this Sunday, June 10 at 9pm ET/PT on the National Geographic Channel) has the [...]

James Cameron Explains Titanic’s Sinking

In this short video, Titanic director James Cameron offers color commentary on CGI animation of Titanic sinking, recreating the events of April 14, 1912. This is apparently the most detailed recreation of the sinking ever made. The clip is taken from Titanic: The Final Word With James Cameron, which aired last night on [...]

Making Exotic Cars: Behind-the-Scenes Photos

“QUANTUM SHOT” #676Link – by Avi Abrams See How Dodge Viper, Maserati, Bentley, and Other Supercars are Made – on National Geographic Channel’s “Ultimate Factories” this month We’ve seen how Morgan cars are made (by hand, out of wood!), and now it’s time to showcase new episodes of the Ultimate Factories, covering the making of Maserati, Mercedez-Benz, [...]

SUNDAY – “Great Migrations,” the Latest Mega Nature Documentary

Premiering Sunday, November 7, on the National Geographic Channel: Great Migrations. Set your DVRs — the seven-part series is set to air at 7pm Eastern and 8pm Pacific. We live in a wonderful era for nature documentaries. In recent years we’ve seen mega documentaries like Planet Earth and Life capture headlines, and with good reason — [...]

When Crocs Ate Dinosaurs

“QUANTUM SHOT” #601Link National Geographic announced the discovery of five ancient crocs, including one with teeth like boar tusks and another with a snout like a duck’s bill. This discovery was made by National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Paul Sereno and recently featured on the National Geographic Channel as part of the “Expedition Week” series – click here for [...]

Alone in the Wild: Yukon Survival Saga

“QUANTUM SHOT” #586Link – by A. Abrams Film-maker Ed Wardle’s Trek Across the Canadian Yukon – Follow the Adventure Online! You’ll remember our previous article about survival techniques in the Western wilderness – Man vs. Wild. This time we present another harrowing survival odyssey in the Canadian Yukon (this time in cooperation with the National Geographic Society, [...]