Meet Discovery Digital Networks’ Latest Millionaire: ‘DNews’

DNews, an original web series that explores the fascinating world of science, is the latest channel from Discovery Digital Networks to reach the one million subscriber milestone on YouTube. Hosted by Trace Dominguez and Tara Long, episodes address a range of subjects – from hot topics surrounding the headlines of the day (like Ebola) to curious questions you always asked yourself and head-scratching facts you didn’t even know you wondered…

This Week in Discovery Buzz…

Happy Friday, Discovery family! Here in Silver Spring, it’s been a hot one – both on and off air. With temperatures breaking 100, the start of Comic-Con, a batch of fuzzy visitors, and Honey Boo Boo‘s season premiere, we’ve barely had a chance to breathe! Here’s a roundup of what’s kept been buzzing this week: Comic-Con: Science Channel Investigating the Unexplained Watch n’ Sniff a Hit for Honey Boo Boo…

Discovery News Breaks Down Why December 21 Won’t Be the End of the World

We’ve heard much discussion about the world ending on Friday, with some even going so far as to prepare for the end of days with food-and-water filled underground bunkers, but personally I’m not banking on it. And, for those of you who have put off your holiday shopping on the off-chance that December 21 is actually doomsday, Dr. Ian O’Neill of Discovery News says you should instead be planning a…

Discovery News & Revision3 Launch New Web Series, YouTube Channel

Ever wonder why the barking cat on YouTube sounds like a dog? Or ever have the urge to peruse photos of an underwater resort?  Since 1998, Discovery News has been giving smart takes on the latest buzz-worthy news. Today, Discovery News launched DNews, a new online series and YouTube channel designed to bring viewers the intersection between “who knew” and “no way”, with daily video news updates from the worlds of…

Discovery News & Mashable Team Up

If you’re a fan of smart takes on trending topics, you now have more ways to satisfy that curiosity! Today, Discovery Communications and Mashable announced a new partnership that will bring Discovery News articles and videos to Mashable.com and its mobile platforms later this month. Discovery News, which has been bringing its unique news filter to the online world since 1998, covers everything from cutting-edge technology to the science behind…

Discovery News’ Dr. Ian O’Neill to Co-Host NASA Feed of Today’s Venus Transit

While it happened only eight years ago, today we’ll witness a space event that will not occur again until 2117: the Venus transit. Venus, the second planet from the sun and Earth’s solar system neighbor will pass between our home and the Sun this afternoon (in North America) and as it rises tomorrow in other parts of the world (see the map below for more information). We’re also excited to…

Celebrate Earth Day with Our Discovery Family

Each year on April 22 people around the world mark Earth Day, founded by Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970 in order to celebrate our planet and encourage its protection. At Discovery Communications, our commitment to celebrating the Earth stems from our company’s founding in 1985 continues today. This Sunday, Discovery Channel in the U.S. will be marking Earth Day with a special presentation of Frozen Planet — beginning with a…

Valentine’s Day Love from Across Discovery

Valentine’s Day is everywhere you look today — at the store, in the office, on TV, online and, of course, across social media. Here at Discovery, we celebrate the holiday in a wide range of ways (murderous spouses on Investigation Discovery and penguin love on TreeHugger.com). We’ve compiled a few links to give you Valentine’s Day fodder and wish you lots of love online (and off): The return of the…

Discovery Channel Launches Redesigned Homepage

If you haven’t visited Discovery Channel’s website recently, it’s worth a look. This week, our Digital Media team launched a redesigned homepage with a new, clean, contemporary design — featuring your favorite shows at the top and blog and news posts updated in real-time. Also, the site has an increased focus on new topics that are relevant to Discovery Channel: adventure, gear and gadgets, and cars and bikes. Visitors to the site…

Help Discovery, Discovery News & HowStuffWorks Get to SXSW Interactive 2012

Today, SXSW launched their PanelPicker voting for SXSW Interactive 2012. For those new to SXSW, the festival brings together the best of film, interactive and music in Austin, TX. The 19th annual SXSW Interactive Festival kicks off on March 9, 2012 and features the best of online, wireless, gaming and social media…and may include some of the Discovery family. Discovery Communications has proposed four panels covering social TV (featuring Deadliest…