In one single, epic camera move we journey from Earth's surface to the outermost reaches of the universe on a grand tour of the cosmos, to explore newborn stars, distant planets, black holes and beyond.
How could a civilization that mastered the planet suddenly Collapse? Inspired by the New York Times best-selling book "Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed", NGC time travels 200 years into the future to see what the world would look like after civilization as we know it collapsed. Guided by author Jared Diamond, we'll piece together the remarkable story of what on earth triggered our decline.
Sample the sights and sounds of three distinct environments with this exotic National Geographic program that takes you to the vast grasslands of the African savannah, the dense rainforests of the Amazon and the icy plains of the Arctic. Users can also choose from two different audio tracks to accompany the slate of ever-changing imagery -- a selection of world music or an assortment of natural sounds.
See the world's first MRI scan of a great white shark as Ultimate Shark reveals the extreme engineering and predatory abilities of one of nature's most near perfect predators. Hear firsthand accounts of people who survived harrowing encounters, including a surfer who was bitten on the arm and leg, towed by the surfboard ankle strap and miraculously escaped only with minor injuries. National Geographic demystifies the true motives and power behind their behavior.
A behind the scenes look at Google today. From Google's offices in China and Russia to the Googleplex (its Silicon Valley headquarters), uncover why this company's corporate philosophy and attitude is so unique among major companies today.
Was Adolf Hitler influenced and motivated by the occult? Through the years, historians have debated the mysterious connection between the occult, Hitler and the Nazi party, including some who maintain that Hitler killed others to keep his occult beliefs a secret. NGC examines how Hitler's involvement with the German Worker's Party brought him face-to-face with occultists who may have influenced his beliefs.
A documentary about the influences on Tolkien, covering in brief his childhood and how he detested the onslaught of industry through the idyllic countryside, moving on to describe his fighting experience from WWI, and closing with a look at the Finnish inspiration for the scholar's self-invented languages of Elfish. In between are interviews with the cast of the films and some clips, by far the most from "The Fellowship of the Ring", but a few glimpses of Rohan riders (from "The Two Towers") are provided. Also, there are interviews with a range of the filmmakers.
It is perhaps the most intriguing story to emerge from ancient Egypt – the mystery surrounding Tutankhamun. Why did he die so young Was he murdered Is there an explanation for the legendary curse said to follow those who found his tomb centuries later Now a team of scientists is using CT-scan technology to unveil the truth of what happened. It’s an unprecedented look into Tut’s life revealing what happened to the boy king.
Natural history documentary. Doctor Phil Manning and his team of scientists at The University of Manchester reveal the secrets of how dinosaurs lived, looked and moved as he examines 'Dakota', one of the most complete dinosaur mummies ever discovered.
Do penguins live at the North Pole? Where do polar bears go in the winter? Why do beluga whales "sing"? Curious children want to know, so Santa calls on his furry friends to help explain it all - in song! Now your family can join in the fun as National Geographic Video combines classic wildlife footage with your favorite holiday tunes.
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This is one of Europe's last great wildernesses, Scandinavia is a realm of epic contrasts, where ancient mountains meet lush forest and the land is torn by both ice and fire. Nordic Wild follows the lives of Nordic animals in stunning HD as they battle against the elements.
In Situation Critical, we explore the unfolding action and the real people thrust into survivor mode by some of the most dramatic events in modern history. This fast-paced series takes you inside the seemingly stable events that became headline disasters in a matter of minutes. Each hour-long episode combines archival footage, accurate re-enactments, advanced CGI and firsthand accounts from those at the centre of the action. Building suspense with each heart-pounding movement, we vividly break down the terrifying moments — outlining the life-threatening risks, daring decisions, frantic communications, evolving tactics and last-ditch efforts developing with each decisive tick of the clock.
Nature Untamed gets up close and personal with some of the most amazing and dangerous creatures on our planet.
12 masters lecture on the basics of operating a camera, the elements of a photograph and composition and lighting, as well as analyzing real-life photo opportunities and selecting and preparing photographs for photographic essays.
Nat Geo’s Most Amazing Photos follows the world’s most renowned photographers as they scale 100-metre redwood trees, chase fierce thunderstorms for the perfect lightning strike and photograph a dynamited warship as it is sent to the bottom of the ocean – from inside the ship.
National Geographic's Explorer gives viewers special access to the issues of the day.
3-episode National Geographic television documentary from 2011 narrated by Neil Patrick Harris
The Vietnam War is told from start to finish as a first person military chronicle, through the raw, horrifying war as experienced by the men who fought it, believing they were there to win.
Great Migrations is a seven-episode nature documentary television miniseries that airs on the National Geographic Channel, featuring the great migrations of animals across the globe. The seven-part show is the largest programming event in the ten-year history of the channel and is part of the largest cross-platform initiative since the founding of the National Geographic Society. It was filmed in HD, and premiered on November 7, 2010 with accompanying coverage in the National Geographic magazine and an official companion book.
Examine how ancient civilisations built some of the most magnificent structures on the face of the Earth, many centuries before the industrial revolution.
An exclusive, in-depth look into the events that led up to 9/11 by tracing the timeline from al Qaeda's earliest origins through the aftermath of 9/11 and the ongoing investigation.
An animated globe named Spin whisks kids around the world, teaching them about animals and their habitats.
When you’ve clawed your way to the top of the food chain, you have to fight to stay there. Experience this harsh reality through the eyes of the determined predators that rely on skill, instinct and evolution to survive. But while they may be masters of their domains, that doesn’t mean things always go their way—and with young mouths to feed, the pressure is on. Three years in the making, the 4-part Secret Life of Predators reveals the hidden, unknown world of predators living in the oceans, forests, open spaces, and on the edge. Episodes include: Wet, Stealth, Naked, and Exposed.