Later tonight, you'll be able to watch a man attempt to become a 25-foot, giant green anaconda's dinner—willingly. And to make sure our human snake snack makes it out alive, scientists spent months designing, testing, and building one incontrovertibly snake-proof suit. Air mask, chainmail, pig's blood and all.
The April 18 avalanche on Mount Everest that killed 16 Sherpas training for an ascent has been declared the deadliest mountaineering accident ever recorded on the peak. Now Discovery has created an immersive web experience to help illustrate what happened.
When a plane unfortunately crashes there's no shortage of photos and video of the wreckage, but rarely footage of the actual impact. So to appease our morbid curiosity of what really happens when a large airliner crashes, the Discovery Channel deliberately downed a 727 in the desert for an upcoming show.
Gizmodo's Joe Brown appeared on Discovery Channel's iGenius: How Steve Jobs Changed the World on Sunday October 16, 2011. Watch his clips above!
As part of the run up to this year's Shark Week, the Discovery channel's teamed with the Georgia Aquarium and embedded a live webcam in the world's largest shark tank.
Brian T Klug has balls, I'll give him that. Why else would he have bought a Discovery Channel CD-ROM (Windows 98) incorrectly priced on Amazon to the tune of $2,904,980,000 just to see what would happen?
Let's take our minds off all this nasty Google Voice business for a minute, and focus on the apps that we do have. Google may not make an appearance this week, but how about Wikipedia? NPR? The Discovery Channel? Simplify?
Here's a peek at this week's episode of Time Warp, where hosts Jeff and Matt join up with magicians Penn and Teller in Las Vegas and get a behind the scenes tour of Cirque de Soleil's O.
Discovery Channel's new Weaponizers mini-series sounds pretty insane: Dudes armor-plate cars, mount them with machine guns and rockets, then hide in bunkers, operating them by remote control in an ultimate to-the-death Carmageddon. Oh my.
We asked the MythBusters for teasers of the new season, starting tomorrow at 9pm and running every Wednesday on the Discovery Channel. What we got doesn't disappoint: Hair-raising bus wreck above, Hollywood-style fruit-stand crash below.
To find out if dogs are really homing snackycakes for bloodthirsty sharks, or if poking them in the eye with a pokey thing is actually a good idea, you could ask a dude in a lab coat, or like, watch Jaws. Unless you're the Mythbusters-then you build a robot dog, surround it with doggy blood, piss and shit and dump it…
Sure, it's an easy enough thing to find a Little Shop of Horrors plant robot that snaps shut to kill bugs, then burp comedically. But how about a bionic Venus Fly Trap that lures insects, detects them with its hidden motion detectors, then gulps them down whole and alive? The bugs fall into the clear containment…
Super Rubes is an upcoming one-hour TV show for The Discovery Channel that will pit a super team of Rube Golderberg creators against impossible challenges. The show is currently casting artists, scientists, engineers, architects and designers—or anyone with mad Rube Goldberg cred or enthusiasm. You need to be between…
The channels under the Discovery Communcations banner—Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Travel Channel, Discovery Health Channel, Discovery Kids—are now available on iTunes.