The next time you get rejected, thank your lucky stars you’re not a male widowbird, the poor creature who has to jump really high for a long time just to get a little bit of attention and, if all goes according to plan, some action.
Last night, the BBC made the dreams of every stoner, naturalist, and David Attenborough fan come true when it broadcast the first episode of Planet Earth II, the sequel to the magnificent 2006 series.
Last night was the first episode of Planet Earth II, hosted by universally beloved nonagenarian David Attenborough. The six-episode series was filmed in 40 countries over three years, and whatever it cost, it was worth every god damn penny.
Steven Universe is back for a four-week special event! The season finales of Vampire Diaries, Once Upon a Time, and The Last Man On Earth! Kevin Smith directs The Flash! And Person Of Interest gets a two-night event! Will any of it be worth it? Let’s find out, on This Week’s TV!
Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle team up to solve mysteries in a British-Canadian-U.S. co-production you’re probably only just hearing about! Person Of Interest’s fifth and final season! And what are these continuously promised deaths on Agents of SHIELD and Once Upon A Time? Let’s figure it out, on This Week’s TV!
Here's your daily dose of general adorableness: HD footage of a swan flying within arm's reach of David Attenborough, who is chilling on a boat, narrating and cooing and chuckling and just taking it all in, man.
Science, it's important to remind ourselves, is performed by people; and people are chronically fallible. All scientists fail, and not always honorably. The question Ben Lillie, master of ceremonies at the always-excellent Story Collider, poses, is this: What do you do when our heroes misstep, misspeak, or are…
In the late 1950s, an entomologist named Milton Sanderson collected some 160 pounds of 20 million year old amber in the Dominican Republic. Now, 50 years later, that amber is finally giving up its secrets, including a fascinating insect named for David Attenborough.
"You name it. I'll paint it. On Paint." That's the motto of MS Paint artist Jim, founder of Jim'll Paint It. Recently, someone asked Jim to paint "a picture of David Attenborough sitting proudly atop a great white shark which has somehow evolved legs and is winning the men's 400 metre hurdles having eaten the other…
The BBC will celebrate the life and work of Sir David Attenborough all next week, with its creatively titled #AttenboroughWeek. To help kick things off, the folks at EarthUnplugged asked a bunch of YouTubers to share and discuss their favorite Attenborough moments.
Sir David Attenborough is the grand master behind epic nature documentaries like Planet Earth and Blue Planet. His productions take us deep into entirely new worlds that few humans have ever visited. His next project will do that even more convincingly, powered by the amazing virtual reality powers of Oculus Rift.
If you are mystified by the sliding and sweeping sport that is curling, Sir David Attenborough is here to help. BBC Radio 1 convinced the naturalist to narrate a few moments with Great Britain's Olympic curling team as if it were a nature documentary.
Yesterday, naturalist Sir David Attenborough participated in a reddit AMA, answering questions from the reddit community. One thing that he revealed during the Q&A was the most upsetting thing he has witnessed in his career: chimpanzees hunting monkeys.
It seems like an unlikely pairing, but quirky singer-songwriter Björk is teaming up with David Attenborough, the famous English broadcaster and naturalist. Together, the two are working on a documentary about the intersection of art, music, the environment, and technology.
Spanning the 50 year transition from tremulous black and white to razor sharp hi-def, "Attenborough's Life Stories" essentially serves as a David Attenborough retrospective dished out in three installments, all hosted by the legend himself.
David Attenborough narrates as a leopard blows its cover, and a squirrel delivers one of the animal kingdom's greatest "oh shit" faces since dramatic chipmunk.
The latest Symphony of Science video is out, and it's all about climate change and global warming. This latest video, created by musician/producer John D Boswell, the is everything we've come to expect from the series: auto-tuned, quirky, catchy and loaded with great footage and audio of icons from both science and…