Posts by: msmith

Forbes Travel Guide: Chopra Meets Cosmology at Colorado’s Curiosity Retreats

By Kim Atkinson, Published: April 02, 2014 / Forbes Travel Guide... If your idea of a restorative vacation requires more than just lounging by a pool, consider booking a trip to join the first-ever Curiosity Retreats, a new program dreamed up by Discovery Communications founder John Hendricks and hosted at his western Colorado luxury resort, Gateway Canyons. This spring, two… read more →

The Washington Post: Discovery chairman John Hendricks to step down to pursue lifelong learning academy

By Dan Beyers, Published: March 23, 2014 / The Washington Post... When the founder of Discovery Communications announced last week that he was retiring from the cable programming giant, he was not marking an end as much as signaling his desire to get back to his original passion. John S. Hendricks started Discovery at the dawn of the cable TV… read more →

The Washington Post editor’s note: My curiosity is piqued; I’m eager to see how this idea plays out

By Dan Beyers, Published: February 14, 2014 / The Washington Post... John S. Hendricks founded Discovery Communications because he loved learning stuff, and saw an opportunity in the early days of cable television to create a channel dedicated to nonfiction programming. Discovery is now a multibillion dollar, global enterprise, banging out new shows and new channels aimed at feeding our… read more →

John Hendricks Launches Curiosity Project to Engage the Lifelong “Curious at Heart”

Thought leaders in science, technology, civilization and the human spirit gather for Curiosity Retreats before an exclusive audience in Colorado during May 18-23 and July 20-25, 2014 to share leading-edge knowledge available online to the Curiosity Club. SILVER SPRING, MD — February 10, 2014 / PRNewswire — Imagine the progress and innovation we could achieve if we never lost our… read more →