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March 14, 2014 Fans of science have a lot to be excited about these days, particularly if they enjoy consuming their science through the television. Neil deGrasse Tyson's Cosmos follow-up has been, by most measures, a resounding success . To make
But why the fear around Macbeth , when no other Shakespearean tragedy attracts such superstitions? There's no other play that sticks its fingers inside evil in the way that this play does, Attenborough said. I don't think there exists in drama or any
The joy of David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities on Watch is that our interest is piqued and satisfied within one bite-sized half-hour episode. This week's double bill included "Life on Ice", examining how some animals are able to survive freezing
28 February 2014 0 View comments He's introduced enthralled viewers to gorillas in the African mist, snow leopards hunting in the Himalayas, and birds of paradise displaying in remote jungles. But Sir David Attenborough admits that the success of
If you are mystified by the sliding and sweeping sport that is curling, Sir David Attenborough is here to help. BBC Radio 1 convinced the naturalist to narrate a few moments with Great Britain's Olympic curling team as if it were a nature documentary.
People taking a Sunday stroll on Clapham Common were greeted by a giant hedgehog, unveiled for the relaunch of David Attenborough's Natural Curiosities this week. The realistic sculpture, which took two months to design and build, is larger than a
Even naturalist Sir David Attenborough admits he has never seen a pine marten in the wild and sightings of the animal, which spends most of its time in the treetops, are so rare for the rest of us that 5 per cent believe the species to be extinct.
The 78-year-old cookery writer received the main honour, while the broadcaster Nicholas Parsons was recognised for his longevity in show business. Parsons, 90, won the Dorian Gray award, named after the Oscar Wilde character who remains perpetually
Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Technology, Sydney The lyrebird is considered one of Australia's best-known birds you might recognise them from our 10 cent coin but do we really know them? Famed for their spectacular
1 February 2014 0 View comments Wildlife presenter Sir David Attenborough is the most trustworthy public figure in Britain, according to a study. The public was asked to vote on a list of 84 well-known people, judging them on traits such as