Need a Last-Minute Gift? CrimeFeed.com Has You Covered!

Let the final countdown begin! Christmas Eve is exactly one week away, and if you’re still struggling to find the perfect gift for someone who seemingly has everything, CrimeFeed.com, an online destination that delves into the crimes of today and digital companion to Investigation Discovery (ID), has some suggestions that are, to put it mildly, unique. Some of the ideas are for the more mild-mannered armchair detectives, like a WiFi-enabled,…

TLC and Feeding America Work Together to Fight Hunger

This holiday season, TLC has partnered with Feeding America in an effort to get local communities involved in the fight against hunger. Feeding America is an impressive organization that feeds America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engages the country in the cause. This past week, TLC talent and local volunteers joined together at four separate Feeding America member food banks around the U.S. to lend…

Deck The Halls with Animal Planet L!VE’s Holiday Cams

In case you’ve ever wondered if the kittens, puppies and chicks featured on Animal Planet L!VE could get any cuter, the answer is yes, they can, thanks to some cheerful holiday decorations and toys. While Santa is busy in the North Pole preparing for Christmas, he’s dispatched a couple elves to APL’s live cams, and they’ve made sure there is no shortage of seasonal laughter and joy for all everyone…

Animal Planet L!VE’s ‘Reindeer Cam’ Is Back Bringing 24/7 Online Holiday Cheer

Last week, people in all 50 states experienced freezing temperatures, and with more than half of the states seeing snow cover, I’d say winter has definitely arrived! While the quick freeze may be the tip of the seasonal iceberg, it also means the start of a warm holiday season – with family gatherings, festive dinners and plenty of laughter and cheer to go around. What better way to celebrate the…

Bring Discovery Into Your Home this Holiday Season

With the holiday season in full swing, our Discovery elves are here to offer some help with holiday gifts from both The Discovery Store and our many commerce partners. Featuring swag from favorite shows as well as new products that embrace Discovery’s quest for curiosity, we have a great list below to bring holiday cheer to your home. Happy holidays, from our family to yours! For the kids: Animal Planet’s…

Celebrate the Holidays with Animal Planet L!VE

This holiday season, Animal Planet L!VE invites you to get into the spirit with several of their live animal cams featuring festive creatures. While your holiday dinner is in the oven, gather your friends and family to celebrate the holidays with: Turkey Cam: One of two new cams, Turkey Cam features turkeys and baby chicks enjoying life on the farm without worrying about ending up on anyone’s Thanksgiving table. Tryptophan-free…

Send (Furry) Love This Valentine’s Day with Petfinder.com’s e-Cards

Looking to send digital greetings this Valentine’s Day to someone special? If so, make sure to check out Petfinder.com’s e-cards, like the one below. What better way to show you care than a furry friend (and spreading the word about pet adoption through Petfinder).         http://www.petfinder.com/tools/ecards/index.cgi?campaign=valentines08

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays! The Discovery Blog will be on vacation starting December 22 and returning January 3, 2012. We wish all of our readers a very happy holiday and a wonderful new year — see you in 2012 for another year of satisfying curiosity! We leave you with this image of MythBusters‘ Buster and a friend celebrating in their own way. -Amber and Gayle  

Holiday Gift Guides from Animal Planet, TreeHugger and Parentables

Any procrastinators out there? If you’re still working on your holiday gift list and coming up short in the inspiration department, we have a few gift guides that might help you, even with the pickiest of recipients. Animal Planet has a series of gift guides for hipster pets, overindulged pets, dog and cat lovers, and even green pet lovers. My favorite is the DJ Cat Scratch Turntable from Perpetual Kid:   Meanwhile,…

Petfinder Helps Facebook Fans Help Homeless Pets This Holiday

Want to help a homeless pet this holiday? Next Tuesday, December 13, from 3-4pm ET, Petfinder is hosting a live Facebook Q&A session on how to help homeless pets — the topic that Petfinder Facebook fans voted on as the one they most wanted to learn more about.  Sara Kent, Petfinder’s Director of Shelter Outreach, will be answering questions about everything from becoming a pet foster parent and volunteering at a shelter…