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
How To Survive the End of the World examines terrifying and scientifically plausible doomsday scenarios by exploring six distinct, world-threatening events—flooding, freezing, continent-wide storm systems, a global volcanic cataclysm, a killer pandemic, and nano-technology run amok—and the methods b
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
Lions go on attack during feeding time. Robert Bennett, who usually tends to the camels and giraffes, decides to help out with the lions because of a staff shortage that day. He enters the cage and places the meat at the lions' feeding spot. But in a split second, this routine feeding ritual go
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
As Easter Sunday approaches, NGC offers viewers an intimate look at life behind the Vatican walls. For more than a year, filmmakers were allowed extraordinary access to the center of the Catholic Church and members of the pope's inner circle. We'll meet a bodyguard, an official photographe
It's one of America's biggest environmental disasters and the largest oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico since 1979. As experts scramble to stop the leak, find out what happened to the oil rig Deepwater Horizon as a blowout tore it apart, killing 11 of 126 men on board and sending oil toward Lo
Did the American Rockies rise faster than their Canadian counterpart? New evidence from fossilized leaves and pollen suggest just that. Explore the mysteries of these ancient mountains.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is the largest bilateral military command center in the world. From deep inside a 9,000-foot mountain in Colorado, this centers mission is to monitor all enemy air threats on the United States and Canada. Join MegaStructures as we go inside NORAD
From WWII executions and Guy Fawkes' grisly torture and gruesome death to a 16th century prison break, the Tower of London's history encompasses it all. Tudor historian Suzannah Lipscomb and journalist Joe Crowley team up to investigate three extraordinary stories which challenge our belief
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How to Feed Our Growing Planet
National Geographic explores how we can feed the growing population without overwhelming the planet in our food series.