Behavior change expert Daniel Pink is determined to put the fun back into travel by making the inflight safety briefing something you really want to listen to, sorting out baggage reclaim and solving the frustration of trying to find your car in the airport garage. His methods involve a talking robo-dog, the smell of the Wild West, Christmas lights and a $19 million flight simulator.
Behavior change expert Daniel Pink devises experiments to stop those dirty little habits we think we can get away with. In his sights are sweaty gym users who don't wipe their machines after use, men whose aim is off target in public restrooms, people who don't wash their hands and those pariahs of modern life - double dippers. Can he succeed in getting us to clean up our acts without us even realizing?
If you've ever lost your wallet, you'll know the sickening feeling that hits you when you realize it's gone. Behavior change expert Daniel Pink "loses" 30 wallets to test a mind trick he hopes will make people more likely to hand them in. He also helps a fire fighter's charity collect more money, a family business sell more beef jerky and a building cut their energy bills by turning the lobby into a games area.
Other people can be so annoying but behavior change expert Daniel Pink has plans to turn us into model citizens without us even realizing it. Noisy movie goers are startled by a voice only they can hear; a father with four teenage daughters gets help to speed up their morning showers; people who let the door slam in your face at the mall are taught a lesson in manners.
Behavior change expert Daniel Pink takes on a very modern problem – people walking and texting on their smart phones when they should be paying attention to where they’re going. When many of them don’t even notice a cappuccino drinking gorilla it’s time for some drastic action in the form of a no cell phone pedestrian lane. And when a historic monument is being damaged by thousands of feet, he’s got a way to tackle that too.
When behavior change expert Daniel Pink reveals the shocking truth of how sun worshipers will look when they’re older, they all immediately reach for the sunscreen. After a vision of the future, he turns back time to convince the residents of a senior center they’re younger than they think; makes time fly in a restaurant line and tries to save seconds in an emergency evacuation drill - by blocking the exit!
Behavior change expert Daniel Pink experiments with a new kind of diet - one that the dieter doesn’t even know they are on. Will his simple mind tricks affect how much drivers at a truck stop eat and set them on the road to a healthier lifestyle? And can he stop cell phone addicts from ruining everybody else’s night out at a restaurant?
We all know we should recycle as much as possible, drive the speed limit and not abandon our grocery carts in the parking lot, but we still do it anyway. Behavior change expert Daniel Pink makes doing the right thing fun by building a singing road that plays America the Beautiful if you drive at the speed limit, tricking out shopping carts that plead to be returned and recruits a flash mob to reward people who recycle their trash.
For six months, behavior change expert Daniel Pink has traveled America carrying out more than 40 experiments on unsuspecting members of the public to see if he can make us behave better. In front of an audience, including many of the people featured in his stunts, he reveals the tricks of his trade.
If staircases looked like pianos, would more people climb? If garbage cans made sounds, would less trash be on the streets? Hidden-camera experiments test social behavior on a new level, and their outcomes just may make your world a better place.
From mind-bending stats, hilarious man on the street experiments, and interactive game play, National Geographic delivers the answers to life's mysteries and gives you the tools to help take charge of your destiny and change your life forever.
Across the country there are industrious and ingenious Americans who are not afraid to get their hands filthy to make a living. Dealing in the exotic and sometimes cringe-worthy underground economy, these hard-working mavericks are cashing in big.
Going Deep with David Rees is the how-to show that teaches you how to do the things you think you already know how to do. Each episode helps you appreciate how outrageous and strange even the simplest tasks become, once you start over-thinking them.
Comedian, writer and entrepreneur David Rees goes to extreme lengths to show viewers how to perfect the most mundane of tasks. In each episode, Rees delves into the science and history behind the seemingly simple things we do each and every day. From basic chores to the daily actions we take for granted, nothing is too simple for a thorough analysis. Examining each task with a fresh and witty perspective, Rees helps turn the rudimentary into the extraordinary.
National Geographic and host Kal Penn take data and mapping to make powerful connections and visualize our world in amazing new ways. Uncovering surprising facts on an array of topics and generating maps and other visuals to help us understand the broader view of the world, The Big Picture with Kal Penn reveals how our world works, how we got here, and where we’re headed.
Returning for a third season, National Geographic's hit series Doomsday Preppers explores the lives of otherwise ordinary Americans who are preparing for the end of the world as we know it. Unique in their beliefs, motivations, and strategies, preppers will go to whatever lengths they can to make sure they are prepared for any of life's uncertainties. And with our expert's assessment, they will find out their chances of survival if their worst fears become a reality.
Little Women: LA on Lifetime® chronicles the adventures of a unique group of smart, sexy and funny girlfriends with big hearts and big personalities -- who all happen to be little people. This new docu-series invites viewers to walk in their shoes as they deal with relationships, parenting, careers and the ups and downs of friendships.
Based on Nicole’s hilarious (and often inappropriate) Twitter feed, Candidly Nicole details her daily adventures while providing insight into her views on everything from style to relationships to parallel parking.
They are some the toughest, most extreme survivalists that Alaska has to offer. Going head to head, eight men of a rare breed are about to take the ultimate test of survival in Arctic conditions that only National Geographic could inspire. Dropped in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness by bush plane, with only their raw, mountain-man ingenuity, they'll navigate through treacherous glaciated river valleys, barren ridgelines, and high mountain peaks, battling hunger, hostile predators, and perilous weather conditions along the way. Like the original National Geographic explorers, for those who succeed there is no grand prize, just the well-fought pride of having conquered the grueling challenges that Mother Nature can throw at them. It's an epic competition series where the only prize is survival.