Daily Planet

Thursday October 25 at 7 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT

“Daily Planet Up North” looks at the only competitive games where ear pulling and kicking higher than your head are legal. It’s how generations of Inuit have kept in shape and “Daily Planet” offers a tutorial on how to use these tactics at home.

Also, meet Mary Dawson, a paleontologist who unearthed evidence of a rhinoceros at Haughton Crater on Devon Island in Nunavut over 30 years ago. She returns to the same site to find out if there are more signs of prehistoric life in one of the world’s highest-latitude terrestrial impact craters.

Then, as the Northwest Passage inches closer to being ice free, the race is on to develop a Canadian shipping hub at the entrance in Nunavut. Find out what it will take to engineer a deep water port to handle the new shipping traffic.

Tuesday October 23 at 7 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT

Meet Whitehorse inventor Peter Becker as he reveals his latest creation in a bus on a makeshift racetrack with two flat tires. The purpose? “Daily Planet” reveals all.

Then, meet the Christies – owners of the biggest family run gold mine in the north where they extract gold from sand.

Next, travel to Iqaluit, Nunavut, where an enterprising group of residents is trying to revolutionize the territory’s vegetable industry where, even in the far north, they can grow fresh crops thanks to inventive green house technology.

The frozen road to the vast wilderness of the Canadian north has become the road of opportunity and “Daily Planet” sets out to explore Canada’s territories in an all new theme week.

From October 22 – 28 at 7 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT on Discovery Channel, “Daily Planet Up North” co-hosts Jay Ingram and Kim Jagtiani will profile the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut to uncover the stories that reflect the cutting edge science and technology in the area.

From revealing the science behind a Canadian underground diamond mine to getting the inside scoop about the international race for oil and gas in the Arctic, “Daily Planet” goes beyond the cold to reveal what’s heating up the territories in five unique episodes.

The frozen road to the vast wilderness of the Canadian north has become the road of opportunity and “Daily Planet” sets out to explore Canada’s territories in an all new theme week.

From October 22 – 28 at 7 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT on Discovery Channel, “Daily Planet Up North” co-hosts Jay Ingram and Kim Jagtiani will profile the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut to uncover the stories that reflect the cutting edge science and technology in the area.

From revealing the science behind a Canadian underground diamond mine to getting the inside scoop about the international race for oil and gas in the Arctic, “Daily Planet” goes beyond the cold to reveal what’s heating up the territories in five unique episodes.

Monday October 22nd at 7pm ET/8pm PT

Using state-of-the-art technology in voice labs, including microscopic cameras, find out the vocal mechanics behind the famed Inuit throat singers and their eerie cultural music.

Have a first hand look at the explosive mud volcanoes that may threaten any plans to lay an oil or gas pipeline as “Daily Planet” boards the research vessel the Nahidik where scientists have an eye on what’s beneath the ocean.

Also, see how the Yukon’s monolithic glaciers are no longer moving at a snails pace as scientists track their speed with some amazing technology.