A picture taken on February 28, 2013 shows Conrad Njeru Karukenya, 67, aka 'Tiger-power' during a presentation to pupils of Tenri primary school in Kenya's central highlands county of Embu, which is also his place of birth. This living, breathing speed bump is a local legend and has a stomach that is strong enough to withstand a Land Rover running right over him, according to Discovery channel's Quest tv, hosted in the United Kingdom, which in May of last year hosted what has popularly been dubbed a 'superhuman showdown' that featured seemingly regular human beings with incredible abilities in a contest for the title of ultimate Superhuman. Divided into five unifying traits: speed, strength, endurance, brain power and skill five contestants push themselves to the limit in each episode, with Conrad placed second in the strength category, and among five finalists by internationally-acclaimed scientists Dr Heather Berlin, Dr Rahul Jandial and Professor Greg Whyte who will further select the two most impressive individuals to go head to head in the gruelling final showdown. From humble beginnings, the spiritual family man who loves eating organic food and whole grains and has never smoked or indulged in alchohol his entire life says,' I started doing these things as a joke while in school in 1963'.
Discovery Channel consistently provides in-depth natural history programming ... This series explores the continent in incredible detail and the winner of this sweepstakes will get to see one of its many wonders, the Grand Canyon, up close and personal.
isn't planning to sell more stakes before the float. If you look at Discovery Channel and other comparables, the market is up 25% since we tried to IPO last year so just mathematically applying the new pricing for the company, it is worth 25% more. I certainly think you could shoot for $12bn.
I would be lecturing and he would say, ‘I was just watching a video about this,’ or ‘I just saw that on the Discovery channel,’ ... He has a deep interest in science, and spends a lot of free time just exploring.More quotes »
North America's natural history
ocean -- or even much more than the Panama Canal -- to get just that.Over seven Sundays at 9 between tonight and June 16, Discovery Channel aims to enlighten these folks with the natural history documentary "North America," narrated by Tom Selleck and executive- Read more »
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phenomenon and revealed its fallacies. But, plans for an "Amish Mafia: Chust Nonsense" tour were abandoned after the Discovery Channel sent cease and desist letters to Igou. Instead, The Amish Experience folded its response to the show into its existing itineraries. 1:05 AM from Reading Eagle Read more »
Wansuk becomes first Meghalaya woman to scale Everest
is the second time that a Meghalayan scaled the highest peak of the world after Gary Jarman Lamare, a photographer with Discovery Channel, became the first from Meghalaya to summit it last year. The 30-year-old Wansuk, a woman armed police constable in the 5/18/13 from New Kerala Read more »
Dubai - the Deep Within
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Television Review: ‘North America,’ a Discovery Channel Nature Series
Channel North America Swift foxes are among the species seen on this seven-part series on the Discovery Channel, Sunday nights at 9, Eastern and Pacific times; 8, Central time. Gorgeous nature photography has been abundant on television for a while now, so from The New York Times Read more »
Formula One's $12bn IPO on track
companies, F1 compares itself to media companies such as Nasdaq-listed business Discovery Communications. It runs the Discovery Channel and over the past year its shares have risen over 50%. "Sport businesses and content businesses are in significant demand from Guardian Unlimited Read more »