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  • DogTown: Life After Dogtown
    DogTown: Life After Dogtown
    Episode 05.07.09
    5/7/09
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    DogTown: Life After Dogtown
  • Fossil Found in Kitchen Counter
    5/29/09
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    After a factory had found a 40-million-year-old whale fossil in a limestone kitchen counter, researchers investigated the stone's fossil-packed quarry, which could shed light on the origins of African wildlife.
  • New Species Found at Great Barrier Reef
    5/29/09
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    In and around Australia's Great Barrier Reef, researchers with the Census of Marine Life have discovered hundreds of new species.
  • Egyptian Doodles
    Egyptian Doodles
    Episode 0529
    5/29/09
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    Ancient artifacts reveal how Egyptian construction workers sketched and took notes in their free time. Secrets of the Valley of the Kings
  • Giant Tumor
    Giant Tumor
    Episode 0529
    5/29/09
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    Afflicted with a massive disfiguring tumor, a man prepares for the operation that could give him a new life. China's Elephant Man
  • Rescue and Renewal
    Rescue and Renewal
    Episode 0528
    5/28/09
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    Neglected dogs saved from a puppy mill come to DogTown to get the care they so desperately need.
  • Hypnotic Earth
    Hypnotic Earth
    Episode 0528
    5/28/09
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    A hypnotic and philosophical look at existence in all its beauty. Home by Yann Arthus-Bertrand
  • Turtle-Cam Shows Jellyfish Lunch
    5/28/09
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    In researching sea turtles in Australia, National Geographic's Crittercam researchers discovered a surprise in the eating habits of the marine creatures.
  • Hurricane Surge
    Hurricane Surge
    Episode 0527
    5/27/09
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    Go inside a hurricane to learn what creates the deadly and devastating storm surge. Naked Science: Anatomy of a Hurricane
  • Probing Platypus Evolution
    5/27/09
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    National Geographic researchers are trying to collect DNA samples from these odd duck-billed mammals to determine whether there are separate subspecies.
  • Penguins Cutely Count Selves
    5/26/09
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    Microchip-implanted penguins in Argentina are helping scientists by just doing what comes naturally on the birds' favorite "highway" to the sea.
  • Behind the Barge
    Behind the Barge
    Episode 0526
    5/26/09
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    Behind-the-Scenes: Riley and the crew take on the mighty -- and mighty muddy -- Mississippi River.World's Toughest Fixes: Mississippi River Barge
  • Exploration Exposé
    Exploration Exposé
    Episode 0521
    5/21/09
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    A selection of our favorite exploration photos submitted to MY SHOT by National Geographic readers.
  • 50-pound Face Tumor
    50-pound Face Tumor
    Episode 0521
    5/21/09
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    China's "elephant man" is in surgery to remove part of his 50-pound tumor -- but the procedure may kill him. China's Elephant Man
  • GeoBee 2009: The Winning Question
    5/21/09
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    Watch the tense final moments of the 2009 National Geographic Bee as host Alex Trebek grills the finalists in Washington, D.C. National Geographic News - Reporting Your World Daily
  • Heavenly Havens
    Heavenly Havens
    Episode 0521
    5/21/09
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    A selection of our favorite exotic island photos submitted to MY SHOT by National Geographic readers.
  • Elephant Man
    Elephant Man
    Episode 0521
    5/21/09
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    A man with a 50 pound tumor on his face arrives at the hospital with his sister to undergo life-changing surgery. China's Elephant Man.
  • Fun Photo Feature
    Fun Photo Feature
    Episode 0520
    5/20/09
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    A selection of our favorite funny photos submitted to MY SHOT by National Geographic readers.Want to get your shots featured? Check out National Geographic Magazine's My Shot
  • Mummified Child Sacrifice
    5/20/09
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    Working under a tight deadline, scientists extract samples that will help describe their young mummy's life. Child Mummy Sacrifice
  • Thai Kickboxers
    Thai Kickboxers
    Episode 0519
    5/19/09
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    Brothers Craig and Paul learn what it takes to be a strong man in Thailand, and it's not what they expected. Thai Kickboxing
  • Tornado Chase
    Tornado Chase
    Episode 0519
    5/19/09
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    A tornado chaser shows a newbie how to follow tornadoes, but gets too close.
  • Tornadoes 101
    Tornadoes 101
    Episode 0518
    5/18/09
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    Learn how tornadoes formand how to get out of their way.
  • Strong Men Games
    Strong Men Games
    Episode 0518
    5/18/09
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    Strong men Paul and Craig are taking on the Scots in their own highland games -- can they compete? Strong Men: Scottish Highland Games.
  • MicroKillers: Super Flu
    5/15/09
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    Follow a fictional traveler infected with a Superflu, unaware of the deadly virus she spreads with every cough and sneeze.
  • Waiting Out the Storm: May 3, 2009
    5/15/09
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    Ed Viesturs, Peter Whittaker, and Melissa Arnot settle in at Camp 3 as a snow storm sweeps in. Return to Everest Hub
  • Progress Updates from the Team: April 28, 2009
    The team is once again spread out over the mountain, from Base Camp to Camp 3, as we check in with each member for a progress update. Return to Everest Hub
  • A Fresh Start
    A Fresh Start
    Episode 0515
    5/15/09
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    Trainers take on the shyest dog they've ever seen and a hyperactive shepard mix, as Dr. Mike performs grueling 8-hour surgery.
  • Mill Puppy Makeover
    Mill Puppy Makeover
    Episode 0515
    5/15/09
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    Rescued from a puppy mill, little Barney is in dire need of a serious makeover. DogTown: Rescue and Renewal
  • Keeping the Mountain Clean: April 25, 2009
    As Everest Base Camp grows more crowded, we take an opportunity to meet some of the Sherpas dedicated to keeping the mountain clean. Return to Everest Hub
  • At the Base of Lhotse: April 23, 2009
    5/14/09
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    Peter Whittaker and Ed Viesturs navigate the crevasses of the Khumbu Glacier en route to the base of the Lhotse Face. Return to Everest Hub
  • Solar Quest
    Solar Quest
    Episode 0513
    5/13/09
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    Explore solar power 'hot spots' from the deserts of Spain and Nevada to cutting edge technology centers around Europe.
  • First Team Arrives at Camp 2: April 19, 2009
    The First Team arrives at Camp 2 and Melissa Arnot arrives in Camp 1. Meanwhile, Dave Hahn and the rest of the team prepare to move up to Camp 1. Return to Everest Hub
  • First Team Arrives at Camp 1: April 18, 2009
    The First Team arrives at Camp 1 on the Western Cwm while Dave Hahn and the rest of the team continue Icefall training below. Return to Everest Hub
  • Trapped Tornado Chasers
    5/13/09
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    In pursuit of a tornado, a car from the team is pushed off the road and must be rescued. Inside: Into the Tornado
  • Puja Ceremony: April 12, 2009
    5/12/09
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    The Sherpa guides conduct a Puja Ceremony at Base Camp, after which the business of climbing the mountain can officially begin. Return to Everest Hub
  • Icefall Training: April 11, 2009
    5/12/09
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    The team prepares to tackle the treacherous Khumbu Icefall by doing some ladder training close to Base Camp. Return to Everest Hub
  • Solar Tech
    Solar Tech
    Episode 0512
    5/12/09
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    Learn about a new way to harness solar power to create energy. Man Made: Solar Quest
  • The Stories Behind the Climbers: April 1, 2009
    First Ascent team members Ed Viesturs, Peter Whittaker, Melissa Arnot, and Dave Hahn talk about why they choose to climb Everest. Return to Everest Hub
  • A Quick Tour of Base Camp: April 10, 2009
    Team member Melissa Arnot takes you on a quick tour of Everest Base Camp. Return to Everest Hub
  • Swine Flu: The Science of Pandemics
    5/10/09
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    NGC explains the science behind the development and mutation of a superflu virus. How do we contain a new flu virus on the run?
  • Hubble's Final Mission
    Hubble's Final Mission
    Episode 0508
    5/8/09
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    Hubble is getting one final repair -- join National Geographic in a behind the scenes look at how it happens. Naked Science: Inside Hubble's Final Mission
  • A Cult in Court
    A Cult in Court
    Episode 0508
    5/8/09
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    As the jury deliberates, cult leader Wayne Bent breaks his silence to speak with reporters and followers. Inside a Cult: Messiah on Trial
  • Mom Grizzly Teaches Her Cubs
    5/8/09
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    Mom Bear teaches her cubs how to fish in the same place she learned when she was a wee grizzly.
  • Walrus Mom and Baby Cuddle
    5/7/09
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    How's this for a birth announcement? Weight: 100 pounds. And a face only a mother could love. On second thought, walrus pups are kind of cute in their own way.
  • Doggie Dentistry
    Doggie Dentistry
    Episode 0507
    5/7/09
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    After a lifetime battling a terrible infection that has eaten away her jaw, Zambi gets treated at DogTown. DogTown: A Fresh Start
  • Working Kangaroo Mom
    Working Kangaroo Mom
    Episode 0506
    5/6/09
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    When you're a red kangaroo and you're a mom, the children never seem to leave the... pouch.
  • Hungry Monkey
    Hungry Monkey
    Episode 0506
    5/6/09
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    Feeding baboons may be cute, but can lead to violent confrontations. Wild: Urban Jungle
  • Baby Ducks' First Flight
    5/5/09
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    Just one day after being born, wood duck hatchlings must take a frightening leap of faith to reach their mother.
  • Criminal Scapegoat
    Criminal Scapegoat
    Episode 0505
    5/5/09
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    A trip to Indonesia becomes a trip worse than could be imagined.Locked Up Abroad: Indonesia
  • Cop vs. Bandido
    Cop vs. Bandido
    Episode 0504
    5/4/09
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    An unusual tale of the cat and mouse game between police and outlaw bikers in the U.S. Inside Outlaw Bikers: Bandido Nation
  • Mother of a Martyr
    Mother of a Martyr
    Episode 0504
    5/4/09
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    Lisa Ling interviews a Palestinian woman who raised her children to prepare them for suicide attacks in the conflict with Israel.
  • Will to Survive
    Will to Survive
    Episode 0501
    5/1/09
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    A collie mix is taught to ignore his aggressive instincts after killing other animals, and a trainer rescues an emaciated stray.
  • Bullfighting
    Bullfighting
    Episode 0501
    5/1/09
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    One of the world's most dangerous occupations pits man against beast.
  • Fish Guts
    Fish Guts
    Episode 0501
    5/1/09
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    The Kruzof is a floating fish processing center that turns a fresh catch into a frozen crate in less than seven hours. The Long Haul