Discovery and HowStuffWorks Take to BlogWorld

If you’re going to be at BlogWorld NY on Wednesday or Thursday, please consider stopping by one of three panels with speakers from Discovery Communications and HowStuffWorks. On Wednesday, Jason Hoch, VP of Product Development at Discovery Communications, will be speaking on a panel entitled Three App Building Stories – The BYO, the Platform Partnership and the Outsource Shuffle. He will provide perspective on how Discovery has incorporated app development…

Discovery News & HowStuffWorks’ Cristen Conger Takes on ‘Sexting’ on MSNBC

One of the trends among teens that has gotten a lot of attention of late is “sexting,” or sending sexually suggestive images or videos of themselves to someone else via text message. As with many new uses of technology, sexting has spread to new (and older) audiences. Cristen Conger, of Discovery News and HowStuffWorks’ Stuff Mom Never Told You blog and podcast, recently asked, Are Adults Having Good Sexts? in…

Discovery Nabs Webby Award & Four People’s Voice Wins

The people have spoken… and Discovery’s Digital Media team has been honored with four People’s Voice wins from the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences as a part of the 15th Annual Webby Awards. Also, HowStuffWorks won a Webby Award in the Mobile/Education & Reference category. Congrats to the winners: HowStuffWorks iPhone App in Mobile/Education & Reference (Webby Award & People’s Voice) MythBusters iPad App in Mobile/Entertainment-Tablet (People’s Voice)…

Discovery Nominated for Four Webby Awards, Voting Open for People’s Voice Awards (Hint, Hint)

Last week, the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences announced the finalists for the 15th Annual Webby Awards, and Discovery’s Digital Media team was named recognized by being named a finalist in four categories: MythBusters iPad App in Mobile/Entertainment-Tablet HowStuffWorks iPhone App in Mobile/Education & Reference Petfinder iPhone App in Mobile/Utilities and Services Discovery News in Web/Science While the Academy selects the Webby Awards’ Winners, the online public chooses…

Investigation Discovery Takes on ‘Cropsey’ Urban Legend for Friday the 13th

What happens when an urban legend becomes reality? Tonight, Friday the 13th, at 9pm ET, Investigation Discovery premieres Cropsey: The Urban Legend — a spine-tingling ID Films documentary about one of New York’s most disturbing unsolved mysteries. When five children go missing on Staten Island, filmmakers Joshua Zeman and Barbara Brancaccio realize that the cautionary tales of their youth may have come true. In the documentary, Zeman and Brancaccio delve…

Do You Want to See Discovery at SXSW 2011? Get Out the Vote!

Each year, tens of thousands of tech-savvy and forward-thinking folks converge upon Austin, Texas for South by Southwest (SXSW). Discovery is hoping to have a presence at SXSW 2011’s Interactive strand (March 11-15) — which is where you come in! While the SXSW Staff and Advisory Board comprise 70% of the selection, the other 30% is up to the general public through the SXSW PanelPicker. Click on the links below…

Get Your Discovery Fix Anytime with Our Mobile Websites

When you’re out and about looking for the latest in science and earth news, what’s on tonight on our networks, or even fun video clips, make sure to check out our mobile websites. All of the sites below have been updated with new features and lots of great content: Discovery Channel: m.discovery.com TLC: m.tlc.com Animal Planet: m.animalplanet.com TreeHugger: m.treehugger.com Planet Green: m.planetgreen.com HowStuffWorks: m.howstuffworks.com Petfinder: m.petfinder.com Discovery Health: m.discoveryhealth.com Bookmark your…