Harlan County, Kentucky, is no stranger to violence. Its long mining history means it's seen its fair share of corruption, moon-shining, and murder. The coal mining wars may be over, but with a depressed economy, including the closure of many mines, the County is facing a new crime wave: a growi
Discover the high-stakes exploits of engineers and construction crews as they race to move the world's largest tunnel boring machine from Germany to Italy, where they will use it to build a mountain superhighway. The Sparvo Tunnel is just one piece of the giant jigsaw that makes up the Variante
Australia’s Saltwater Crocodiles are the biggest most fearsome reptiles alive. They’re big, brash, fast and capable of consuming any animals that enter their territory – including humans. On the break of extinction as recently as the 1970s, Australia’s “Salties” have bounced back thanks to
From America’s coastline to exotic beaches around the world, the number of reported shark attacks has increased in the last half century. Many of the attacks are popping up in new and surprising locations. Nat Geo WILD investigates these attacks to see what is affecting some of nature’s most feared
For the officers that handle the inmates on a daily basis at Last Vegas's Clark County Detention Center it can be hard to tell who is lying and who is telling the truth. Rosemary Vandecar has been accused of first-degree murder but claims she is innocent. Dubbed “Jail Mom”, she extends her legal
With the ginseng season in full swing, four teams of relentless hunters are challenged by ancient trails explored by native Cherokee and early settlers. In the rugged peaks and hollows of the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, the ‘sengers — the teams' nickname for ginseng hunters — have dangero
British award-winning magician Dynamo is back in the U.K. to catch up with some old friends. From the streets of London to the set of a morning talk show, he takes his magic back to where it all began. He meets with one of England's most prolific musicians, Damon Albarn, and fuses two separate c
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