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…

‘Rebuilding Alabama’ with TLC’s Duggar Family

Last month, 125 Discovery employees were joined by familiar faces from several of Discovery’s networks for a special project: helping Habitat for Humanity build homes for families left homeless after the devastating tornadoes that ravaged Alabama on April 27. The team had several sets of extra hands thanks to TLC‘s Duggar family, and tomorrow night (November 1) you can catch a special 19 Kids & Counting episode at 9pm ET/PT…

Discovery Channel’s ‘Storm Chasers’ Returns Tonight

I grew up in Tornado Alley, and there’s something about severe weather that fascinates me. Of course, my enthusiasm has its limits — such as when a storm turns violent and affects people and property. That’s exactly what happened this past April, the most active tornado month on record with 753 tornadoes reported. In particular, April 27, 2011 became the deadliest tornado day in over half a century, with multiple…

Rebuilding Alabama: The Impact Continues

With an energetic start on five build sites yesterday, Discovery Impact: Rebuilding Alabama continued today with Discovery’s 125 employees working with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Birmingham and those that will receive the housing they are creating (Sydney and Jeremy even helped put up the walls to their new bedrooms). Read more about Rebuilding Alabama from The Birmingham News and view some of the highlights from Friday below.

Rebuilding Alabama: Getting Dirty & Making a Difference

The first full day of Discovery Impact: Rebuilding Alabama started off early and had our color-coded teams rolling up their sleeves and breaking a sweat from the start. Our employees and several familiar faces from our networks were welcomed with open arms by the Habitat for Humanity team in Birmingham as 125 employees worked on several build sites in Pleasant Grove and Jasper and got a chance to meet the…

On the Road to ‘Rebuilding Alabama’

We all followed along last Spring as a series of tornadoes made a destructive path across the southern United States — in awe of the power of Mother Nature. And, although several months have passed, rebuilding is not a quick or easy process. That’s why over a hundred Discovery employees have just landed in Birmingham, Alabama to team up with Habitat for Humanity to trade in their BlackBerries for hammers…

’19 Kids & Counting’ Continues Tonight on TLC

When  you have a family of 21, there is always bound to be something exciting going on. Season 5 of TLC‘s 19 Kids & Counting continues tonight at 9pm ET/PT, and the Duggars’ lives, as always, are filled with activity and new developments. First, the Duggar family heads west for a ski adventure. Watch how the family packs for a nine-day trip: Plus, the already large family is about to get…