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S01E01 Extreme Machines: Super Trains 00/00/0000 From the trains of China and India to the latest high speed engines in Europe and America, trains travel some of the most dangerous and inaccessible terrains in the world. Today railroads are making a comeback, but the danger involved is underestimated.
S01E02 Stealth Secrets 01/01/2001 The future of stealth flight, including bombers that can travel at five times the speed of sound, brought to life through 3-D animation
S01E03 Everything You Need To Know: The Brain 00/00/0000
S01E04 Extreme Machines: Million Dollars Motors 00/00/0000
S01E05 Fireballs From Space 00/00/0000
S01E06 Shark Feeding Frenzy 00/00/0000
S01E14 Real Superhumans 08/11/2007 Since the beginning of life on Earth, evolution has been dictated by Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection. And now, humanity is on the brink of a change so radical, so rapid and unlike any other stage in human history. And while most of us are waiting at the precipice, have some already taken the leap?
S01E15 The Mars Underground 00/00/0000 Join us on a journey, the daring first human mission to the red planet and explore the challenges of surviving on Mars, a mysterious world that once had oceans, rivers and may have harbored simple life - the discovery of which could revolutionize our understanding of the universe.
S01E16 First Alien Encounter 01/11/1997 Scientists keep searching for life beyond Earth. What might other life-forms look like? Should there be an official plan in case contact is made?
S01E17 Building the Biggest International Space Station 00/00/0000 The space station, a collaboration between 16 countries, is being assembled piece by piece. More than 50 missions, mostly by the Shuttle, will be needed to transport and assemble all the components. When it is complete the final structure will be longer than a soccer pitch at 108 metres, will weigh 450 tonnes and will have more than 1200 cubic metres of pressurised space. It will support a permanent crew of six astronauts.
S01E18 1000 Places To See Before You Die - Australia 00/00/0000 The Ulles take their world travels to the adventure capital of the world: Australia! From bungee jumping adventure in the jungle, to hanging out with kangaroos, to flying over the breathtaking Great Barrier Reef, Australia has it all!
S01E19 1000 Places To See Before You Die - Alaska 00/00/0000
S01E20 1000 Places To See Before You Die - France 00/00/0000 The Ulles next stop is one of the most beautiful and romantic destinations in the world: France. On their excursion, they immerse themselves in culture, art, fashion, and high stakes gaming. The Ulles take in everything France has to offer.
S01E21 1000 Places To See Before You Die - Italy 00/00/0000 The Ulles take their world odyssey to one of Europe's most romantic destinations, Italy. More than just beautiful landscapes, Italy offers Melanie and Albin history, culture, cuisine; from Lake Como to Venice, the Ulles experience the best of Italy.
S01E22 1000 Places To See Before You Die - Mexico 00/00/0000 Join Melanie and Albin as they discover the US's colorful neighbor: Mexico. With its collage of culture and tradition, the Ulles visit Guadalajara, "the most Mexican city in Mexico," and Zihuatanejo, one of Mexico's hidden treasures.
S01E23 1000 Places To See Before You Die - Peru 00/00/0000
S01E24 1000 Places To See Before You Die - Cambodia 00/00/0000 The Ulles head to Cambodia, a nation rich in sites and limitless in exploration. They discover a getaway into Cambodia's history in Angkor, explore Cambodia's Tonle Sap, the largest freshwater floodplain in the world, and visit the somber Killing Fields.
S01E25 1000 Places To See Before You Die - Nepal 00/00/0000 As the Ulles make their way around the world, they make an exhilirating stop in Nepal and Bhutan. A kingdom of astounding geographical features, Nepal offers the Ulles the chance to experience all the mysticism and wonder of this breathtaking country.
S01E26 1000 Places To See Before You Die - Hawaii 00/00/0000 The Ulles discover Oahu and the Big Island. On Oahu, a hike up to Diamond Head leads to one of the most breathtaking views of the island's shores. On the Big Island, they explore one of the world's most active volcanoes, learn to surf, and cliff dive.
S01E27 1000 Places To See Before You Die - Brazil 00/00/0000
S01E28 1000 Places To See Before You Die - India 00/00/0000
S01E29 1000 Places To See Before You Die - South Africa 00/00/0000
S01E30 We Built This City - London 00/00/0000
S01E31 We Built This City - New York 00/00/0000
S01E32 Extreme Engineering - Dubai, the ski resort in the desert 00/00/0000 Extreme Engineering unveils some of the most ambitious architectural plans of our times. Some are theoretical; others are in the works. But each of these modern marvels poses challenges that stretch the definition of what's possible. Watch as jaw-dropping computer animation and first-hand accounts from builders, designers and engineers breathe life into the most extreme construction projects ever conceived. Head to one of the hottest regions on the planet – United Arab Emirates – for a look at the coolest engineering project yet: a ski resort in the middle of a desert. Rising from the sea of sand that surrounds the Arabian peninsula's most vibrant city, this impressive concrete structure will use 23 massive air conditioners to maintain an indoor temperature of 30 degrees Fahrenheit – in a country where the average high temperature reaches the low 100s in the summer months. But before the five ski slopes and multiple half pipes can be opened to the public, engineers must finish installing the upper portion of the resort. With the foundation and most of the ground-level attractions complete, the goal is to raise the 4,000-ton top-level section and carefully fit it into place. Watch as workers slowly hoist the structure off the desert floor, using a complex system of steel cables – all the while monitoring the ascent for any sign of buckling or cracking in the straining steel.
S01E33 Inside the Twin Towers 00/00/0000 The image of featureless steel structures catastrophically crumbling into a fatal dust storm was indelibly imprinted on the minds of millions of people around the world. Yet the enormous plumes of smoke, the soaring balls of fire and the sheer scale of the buildings masked the human face of the tragedy. For the first time, through drama supported by interviews and archival footage, TV audiences will be invited to venture inside the towers to follow the stories of more than a dozen individuals whose daily routine is swept aside by events that changed the world forever. Based on the testimonies of survivors, victims’ families, emergency workers and city officials, Inside the Twin Towers opens with a glimpse of the everyday world of work and office life. It is easy to relate to Melanie de Vere, the 30-year-old British publishing executive helping to host a conference in the North Tower, and also with Stanley Praimnath, a banker devoted to his religion and family. We meet Hong Zhu, the broker who was caught up in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center, and Jan Demczur, the window cleaner who knows so many faces throughout the buildings. In an instant, fate decrees who will have the opportunity to escape and who will not. Some have the option of being able to leave, but not all have the strength to do what is required to survive. On Sept. 11, 2001, American Airlines Flight 11 struck the North Tower at 8:46 a.m. and in the following 17 minutes, Melanie, Hong and Jan find that they are among the thousands of people suddenly confronted by confusion and uncertainty. While they search for answers, individuals such as construction manager Frank De Martini are fighting to rescue those trapped by tons of debris. Frank, supported by his colleagues Pablo and Mak, are pushing their way up into the wreckage of the dying building, rolling back the boundary between life and death. Outside the North Tower, New York officials, supported by the Port Authority, are mobilizing the
S01E34 The Falklands War 00/00/0000
S01E35 Zero Hour - Massacre at Columbine High 00/00/0000
S01E36 Hudson Plane Crash – What Really Happened? 04/03/2009 Inside story of Flight 1549. How does a plane lose both engines over a city, and crash lands without a single death? New footage and exclusive interviews with crew, survivors, and rescuers tell the amazing story of survival.
S01E37 Mastodon in Your Backyard - The Ultimate Guide 00/00/0000
S01E38 Giant Squid: Caught On Camera 00/00/0000 The first-ever footage of a living Giant Squid. It’s been almost a year since this one was caught by Japanese researchers off the Ogasawara islands, south of Tokyo.
S01E39 Universe: Stars 00/00/0000
S01E40 Warriors of the French Foreign Legion 00/00/0000
S01E41 Valley of the T-Rex 00/00/0000 Challenging a century of romantic perceptions, Tyrannosaurus, says Jack Horner, was a nasty-looking, hunched-over beast that was a lousy runner with mediocre vision and had spindly little arms that would have been useless in a fight. But T. rex would have been a masterful scavenger. Horner's colleagues in paleontology seem largely unconvinced.
S01E42 Building A 21st Century Warship 00/00/0000
S01E43 100 Greatest Discoveries Physics 00/00/0000 Explore the most important physics discoveries that help us understand how the world and universe operate, and why things move and work the way they do. Learn about the scientific breakthroughs of Galileo, Sir Issac Newton, Albert Einstein, and more.
S01E44 Michelangelo Code: Secrets of The Sistine Chapel Part 1 00/00/0000 Art critic, Waldemar Januszczak, attempts to unlock the secrets of arguably the world's most famous work of art, the Sistine Chapel, and its pictorial codes and iconography.
S01E45 Michelangelo Code: Secrets of The Sistine Chapel Part 2 00/00/0000 Next part of the art documentary in which top critic and art writer Waldemar Januszczak reveals the hidden meaning behind the most famous work of art in the world. His shocking discoveries come from 20 years of research and unprecedented access to the Vatican, taking him as far afield as Texas and Jerusalem, as well as all over Italy.
S01E46 ULTIMATE OLYMPICS: Go Beijing 00/00/0000 Beijing set itself the challenge of becoming the ultimate Olympic city: hi-tech, green and distinctively Chinese. Will the people of Beijing manage their dreams?
S01E47 ULTIMATE OLYMPICS: Rivals 00/00/0000 China's rise up the Olympic medal table has been astounding and is second only to the USA. How will China claim first place at the Beijing Olympics?
S01E48 Jack the Ripper: The First Serial Killer 00/00/0000 Criminal psychologist at New Scotland Yard Laura Richard uses modern investigation techniques to try and build a portrait of the Victorian serial killer Jack the Ripper. She and other experts, including a pathologist, historian, profiler and policeman, examine the crimes and try and establish why the particular victims were chosen, and the possible motivations and reasons for the crimes.
S01E49 Cruising Antarctica 00/00/0000
S01E50 Alien Planet 00/00/0000 What happens when we find life outside our own planet? Discovery Channel brings viewers on a virtual mission of the future. Right now, the search for planets with "life signatures" goes on. These efforts are global, and experts tell us on camera how this search for life is progressing around the world. No longer just the domain of science fiction, what could alien life really look like? Alien Planet dramatizes an exciting — and possible — answer. The drama takes place on Darwin IV, a fictional planet 6.5 light-years from Earth, with two suns and 60 percent gravity. Having identified Darwin as a world that could support life, Earth sends a pilot mission consisting of the mothership Von Braun and three probes: Balboa, Da Vinci and Newton. This unmanned fleet is responsible for finding and assessing any life-forms on Darwin IV. Initially, the expectation is to find microscopic life, but the probes soon find themselves in the middle of a developed ecosystem teeming with life of all sizes. The viewer experiences Darwin IV through the "eyes" of the probes Ike (Newton) and Leo (Da Vinci), whose data is relayed back to the mothership and then communicated to Earth. The biological and atmospheric data from the probes and mothership are relayed to viewers through computer voice simulation and on-screen readouts. Real scientists consider data in this planetary environment. They discuss the larger issues of the possibilities of life outside our solar system and deconstruct the animals on Darwin IV, basing the analysis on the laws of evolution and physics. Where possible, life-size animal images and the real probe prototypes will help the audience to understand the current, real basis of the search for other planets. Stephen Hawking, Michio Kaku and other big thinkers and scientists will participate in the discussion of where science is today. Other participants include Jack Horner, Craig Venter, George Lucas and NASA's chief scientist, Jim Garvin.
S01E51 Ants Natures Secret Power 00/00/0000 Award-winning cameraman Wolfgang Thaler and Bert Holldobler, a leading ant authority, bring us face-to-face with the mysterious world of these social insects. Special macro film technology introduces us into the fascinating world of ants as no film has ever done before. Ants - Nature’s Secret Power has won several major awards including the 2005 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festivals Special Jury Prize. This is with out a doubt the best ant documentary out there, a must see for everyone.
S01E52 Megastructures: South Pole Super Structure 00/00/0000 Award-winning cameraman Wolfgang Thaler and Bert Holldobler, a leading ant authority, bring us face-to-face with the mysterious world of these social insects. Special macro film technology introduces us into the fascinating world of ants as no film has ever done before. Ants - Nature’s Secret Power has won several major awards including the 2005 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festivals Special Jury Prize. This is with out a doubt the best ant documentary out there, a must see for everyone.
S01E53 MegaWorld: England HDTV 00/00/0000
S01E54 TopTen: Submarines 00/00/0000
S01E55 The Body 00/00/0000
S01E56 The City 00/00/0000
S01E57 The Lost Tomb Of Jesus 00/00/0000 In 1980, in East Talpiot, Jerusalem, a bulldozer accidentally uncovered what may be the most explosive archaeological discovery of all time. Of the ten ossuaries, or stone coffins, found inside the first-century tomb, six bore inscriptions: Jesus, son of Joseph; Maria; Mariamene (the name by which Mary Magdalene was known), Joseph, Matthew, and Judah, son of Jesus. At first dismissed by archaeologists as coincidence, the ossuaries were deposited in the endless warehouses of the Israel Antiquities Association and forgotten. Twenty-five years later, Emmy-winning journalist Simcha Jacobovici and his team, Felix Golubev, journalist and producer; Hollywood kingpin James Cameron; Paleo-biologist and best-selling author Charles Pellegrino; and renowned Biblical scholar James Tabor, took a fresh look at this astounding cluster of New Testament names. Granted unparalleled access, but battling a host of problems, the team goes in search of the ossuaries…and the lost tomb…
S01E58 The World 00/00/0000
S01E59 Super Structures: The Pentagon 00/00/0000
S01E60 Space Balloons: 120,000 Feet Above Earth 00/00/0000 Despite the earliest of beginnings, Scientific Ballooning continues adapting to the times, having emerged as one the most efficient and economical avenues to outer space research. It’s a driving and irreplaceable force in the future of space science.
S01E61 Best Kept Secrets of the FBI 00/00/0000 Best Kept Secrets goes inside one of the world’s most secretive crime-fighting organizations, the Federal Bureau of Investigation. How does the FBI manage cases like the Oklahoma City bombing? We reveal the secrets of the FBI’s explosives unit. We also investigate the FBI’s use of informants and handlers, and how they were able to foil a gang’s murderous plan to destroy an oil refinery. Also, can this criminal profiler help the FBI catch a cold-blooded murderer? Plus, the hi-tech spy gadget that the FBI used to track down a band of dangerous cyber-crooks. Next, the FBI confronts the most heavily armed militia that US law enforcement has ever faced as we reveal the secret strategies of an FBI crisis negotiator. All these stories and more are here on Best Kept Secrets.
S01E62 Best Kept Secrets of the Military 00/00/0000 Here find confidential stories from the top secret files of the Pentagon: A nuclear bomb is lost off the East Coast! Could it suddenly wipe out an entire city? This bomb is still capable of a nuclear explosion, and it has never been recovered. Plus... earth shattering sky quakes rattle Los Angeles. Are they being caused by a top secret spy plane? We examine supersonic aircraft operating whose existence is not being acknowledged by the authorities. And, the government's classified doomsday plan revealed: The politicians will be safe, but what about your family? There are highly elaborate plans for the uppermost levels of the government, of course, and for you? You're on your own. Plus, new secret weapons for the twenty-first century soldier... Can technology outweigh paying top-dollar to the world's most lucrative industry?
S01E63 Best Kept Secrets of Mysterious Societies 00/00/0000 A glimpse inside America’s most dangerous and mysterious secret societies. What secrets are locked inside the Tomb of Skull and Bones? And who belongs to this prestigious and private fraternity? Answer: some of the most powerful people on the planet. Next, Earth First. They call themselves peaceful environmentalists. But are they putting innocent lives in danger? Plus the Secrets of the Ku Klux Klan revealed. From the Klan’s secret handshake, to the hidden meaning of the KKK symbol. We take you inside the most feared secret society in America. Next, this mild-mannered professor is the voice of The National Alliance, but is he also the inspiration behind the Oklahoma City bombing? Last, what’s in a rave? Youth, music, all-night parties and drug abuse? These stories and more on Best Kept Secrets.
S01E64 Ghost Fleet: Search for Japans Secret Submarines 00/00/0000 Search for Japans Secret Submarines in the Pacfic War
S01E65 Battle of Chernobyl 00/00/0000 The accident that occurred at Chernobyl on 26 April 1986 was the most disastrous reactor malfunction in the history of nuclear power. Fifty-six people died immediately following the accident and substantial amounts of radioactive material were released into the atmosphere. This contaminated not only the surrounding area but spread across western Europe and eventually around the globe. Hundreds of thousands of people had to be evacuated from the region around the power plant and to date approximately 4,000 have died from the long-term effects of radiation poisoning.
S01E66 Super Structures: Norad The Eyes of the World 00/00/0000 Documentary looking at NORAD (North American Aerospace Defence Command) and its headquarters at Cheyenne Mountain, located under two housand feet of granite.
S01E67 When Rome Ruled Egypt 00/00/0000 A story of war, love, betrayal and treasure, When Rome Ruled Egypt recounts the days of Roman occupation, and ... goes in search of the immense riches they may have left behind.
S01E68 Inside Area 51 00/00/0000
S01E69 Mars: The Quest for Life 00/00/0000 Mars: The Quest for Life looks at the Phoenix lander and show follows the man in charge, Peter Smith, as he and his team struggle to defy the odds and get Phoenix safely onto the surface of Mars. Featuring never-before-seen footage of Phoenix’s dramatic, emotional landing, the program explores the secrets that Phoenix might finally unlock about life on another world.
S01E70 Solar Empire on Jupiter 00/00/0000
S01E71 The Mysterious World of Mummies 1of3 Mummies Revealed 00/00/0000
S01E72 The Mysterious World of Mummies 2of3 Secrets of the Mummies 00/00/0000
S01E73 The Mysterious World of Mummies 3of3 The Power of Mummies 00/00/0000
S01E74 Super Structures: The London Underground 00/00/0000
S01E75 Building the Biggest: Underground Singapore 00/00/0000
S01E76 Building the Ultimate: BulletProof Car 00/00/0000
S01E77 Moon Machines: Saturn V 00/00/0000 This episode of MOON MACHINES immerses viewers in the incredible story of the mighty Saturn V moon rocket ? technology that joined the vision of World War II German rocket scientists with that of a generation of young, dedicated engineers from across the United States. With the backdrop of Russia?s Sputnik launch and President Kennedy?s ambitious commitment to reaching the moon, engineers and scientists would produce a 363-foot-tall rocket with more than one million working parts that delivered 7.5 million pounds of thrust. Saturn V was so large that even those who built it were amazed and could hardly believe its power.
S01E78 Moon Machines: Lunar Rover 00/00/0000 In the early days of the Apollo project, grand ideas were devised for how to travel on the moon. With excitement running high and "GO" fever very much the buzz, engineers came up with all manner of vehicles for traversing the new frontier. But one by one the projects were shelved as each was deemed too expensive or too dangerous. Lunar Rover reveals the untold story of how a small team of engineers convinced NASA to build what ultimately became the Lunar Rover. The greatest challenge for the Lunar Rover team was to design, build, test and deliver the final flight-worthy product to NASA in less than 18 months.
S01E79 Plane Simple: Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II Warthog 00/00/0000 Plane Simple looks into the stories behind the most influential, innovative and intriguing machines that ever took flight. Once deemed too slow, too simple and too ugly to be of much value, the A-10 Thunderbolt II – the Warthog, now stands as one of the world’s undeniable great planes. Its outstanding maneuverability, deadly firepower and legendary toughness are testaments to a successful design concept – the pride and affection felt by Hog pilots and crewmen for their airplane unrivaled. For these soldiers, it was merely a matter of time before the world recognized the greatness of the extraordinary airplane with the unforgettable name – the Warthog.
S01E80 Understanding: Bacteria 00/00/0000
S01E81 Understanding: Flight 00/00/0000
S01E82 Understanding: Time 00/00/0000
S01E83 An Inside Look: Secrets of the Inca 00/00/0000 A look into the culture of the people of Peru as it relates to their Inca heritage. Festivals in Cuzco today celebrating the Inca Sun god and the wonders of Maccu Picchu are only some of the topics covered in this documentary.
S01E84 An Inside Look: Gold 00/00/0000
S01E85 New York Earthquake 00/00/0000 Seismologists and other scientists investigate the possibility that a devastatingly powerful earthquake could strike deep in the heart of New York City, and experts examine what could happen to the city in the aftermath of such an event.
S01E86 Stephen Hawking and the Theory of Everything (1) 00/00/0000 The legendary physicist’s search for the secrets of the universe How did the universe come into being? Why are we here? And where are we headed? Stephen Hawking--one of the world’s most famous physicists and author of the international bestseller A Brief History of Time--wants to answer those questions. Trying to unify Einstein’s theory of relativity and quantum mechanics, he seeks a single explanation for the entire universe. But he’s racing against time, trapped in a relentlessly deteriorating body ravaged by Lou Gehrig’s disease. Join Hawking and other renowned thinkers as they explore the revolutionary new ideas that have evolved since the publication of his blockbuster book. Besides interviews, this stimulating documentary uses computer graphics and simple, easy-to-understand demonstrations to explain complex concepts. Topics include black holes, string theory, supersymmetry, dimensions beyond our perception, and the mysterious M force--all potential keys to unlocking the elusive "theory of everything" that seems so tantalizingly close.
S01E87 Stephen Hawking and the Theory of Everything (2) 00/00/0000 The legendary physicist’s search for the secrets of the universe How did the universe come into being? Why are we here? And where are we headed? Stephen Hawking--one of the world’s most famous physicists and author of the international bestseller A Brief History of Time--wants to answer those questions. Trying to unify Einstein’s theory of relativity and quantum mechanics, he seeks a single explanation for the entire universe. But he’s racing against time, trapped in a relentlessly deteriorating body ravaged by Lou Gehrig’s disease. Join Hawking and other renowned thinkers as they explore the revolutionary new ideas that have evolved since the publication of his blockbuster book. Besides interviews, this stimulating documentary uses computer graphics and simple, easy-to-understand demonstrations to explain complex concepts. Topics include black holes, string theory, supersymmetry, dimensions beyond our perception, and the mysterious M force--all potential keys to unlocking the elusive "theory of everything" that seems so tantalizingly close.
S01E88 Africa's Super Seven 00/00/0000 In South Africa, witness the magnificent seven of the safari - the lion, leopard, cheetah, wild dog, elephant, rhino and buffalo - at their most powerful.
S01E89 Seven Wonders of Ancient Egypt 00/00/0000 At the dawn of history, the ancient Egyptians first showed the world how to ... all » build the impossible. In an age before machines, when copper was the strongest metal yet discovered, great Pharaohs like Khufu and Ramses II demonstrated how boundless ambition and vast quantities of human labor could transform limestone and granite into some of the most incredible monuments ever created the spectacular tombs in the Valley of the Kings, the mysterious Sphinx of Giza, the iconic Great Pyramid and more. Uncover the secrets of Ancient Egypt's pharaohs, engineers and architects and watch as cutting-edge computer modeling recreates the stunning monuments these visionaries built. It's an impressive look at the greatest architecture of the greatest civilization in the history of Africa and perhaps the world.
S01E90 Einstein's Genius 00/00/0000
S01E91 Atlantis - The Lost Continent 00/00/0000 Atlantis is a mirage, the fascinating myth of the lost Golden Age, a fatal attraction along centuries. Its story, handed on by Solone, one of the seven wise men of Greece, and told for the first time by Plato, fascinated people like Christophe Columbus, Napoleon and even Hitler, enchanted by the myth of an extremely progressive civilization, swept away by a flood at the dawn of history. The research for Atlantis is an enthusiastic travel across oceans and continents and ten thousand years of history. From the hidden valleys in looking for a magic, enchanting world. A marvelous adventure in the wake of tenaciously and restless was the research for its priceless treasure. A journey to look for the truth behind the legend that still goes on today to seek, in the deepest oceans Atlantis ruins, waiting to be awaken by a brave adventurer.
S01E92 Beyond Darwin 00/00/0000
S01E93 Disaster At Chernobyl 00/00/0000 In the early hours of April 26th, 1986, an explosion ripped through the Chernobyl power station in the Ukraine. The blast was to cause the worst nuclear accident in history, leading to death and health problems for several thousands of people across parts of Europe. The operation to clean up the area damaged by the explosion took years and people are still suffering the destructive effects of the Chernobyl disaster
S01E94 Egypt's Ten Greatest Discoveries 00/00/0000
S01E95 Why Ancient Egypt Fell 00/00/0000 Why Ancient Egypt Fell Once the envy of the ancient world, the mighty civilization of Egypt stood for thousands of years until it underwent a swift decline and eventual fall. Find out how such a magnificent empire could collapse so entirely given its wealth, power and rich culture.
S01E96 Egypt's New Tomb Revealed 00/00/0000
S01E97 Nefertiti Resurrected 00/00/0000 Loved by a king. Hated by an empire. Erased from history – that is, until now. Join famed Egyptologist Dr. Joann Fletcher as she leads a Discovery Quest to uncover what may be the most startling archaeological find of our lifetime – the long-lost mummy of Queen Nefertiti. For centuries, the whereabouts of one of Egypt's most famous – and controversial – leaders remained a mystery. Then, in 1898, hidden in a small chamber behind a secret wall in a tomb in the Valley of Kings, three anonymous, seemingly ordinary mummies were found – and soon forgotten. For a hundred years, they laid there in the dark, neglected and unexamined. Watch as Dr. Joann Fletcher returns to that hidden chamber to prove that one of the mummies – referred to as "younger woman" – is Nefertiti.
S01E98 Nile: River of Gods 00/00/0000 Coursing 4,000 miles through three countries, the Nile River sustains some of the world's richest wildlife habitats and has shaped the ways and beliefs of cultures since the beginning of recorded history. Narrated by Academy Award-winner F. Murray Abraham, this spectacular film takes you on an odyssey of exploration as you journey down the entire length of the Nile. 'Nile: River of the Gods', an exploration of the Nile, its history and wildlife, is both a journey of discovery from the mountains of Central Africa to the teeming Egyptian Delta, and a voyage through time from the days of the earliest Pharaohs to the present. The life of the great river, depicted on the walls of ancient Egyptian tombs, endures in the customs of the peoples of the Nile even today.
S01E99 Journey Through the Valley of the Kings 00/00/0000 This program makes extensive use of the latest in computer visualization techniques to offer viewers an astonishing view of life in Ancient Egypt, and to uncover the eons-old secrets of the Valley of the Kings. Central to the film is a sense of the geography of Ancient Egypt, and of the great journey that the Pharaoh's funeral processions would take from Thebes to the Valley of the Kings. Using Satellite Mapping Data - recently declassified - a completely accurate 3D model of the entire terrain of the mysterious Valley of the Kings is rebuilt.
S01E100 Unfolding Universe 00/00/0000 Uncover clues about the origins of our galaxy with a team of astronomers and scientists as they strive to locate a strange presence hidden deep in the core of the galaxy. Learn how this mysterious realm harbors clues to the origin of the world and probes the future course of our galaxy and universe.
S01E101 Return to Hubble 00/00/0000 Follow seven astronauts as they embark on 2002's risky space shuttle mission STS-109 to capture and repair the Hubble space telescope.
S01E102 Time Travel 00/00/0000
S01E103 Hudson Plane Crash – What Really Happened? 04/03/2009 Inside story of Flight 1549. How does a plane lose both engines over a city, and crash lands without a single death? New footage and exclusive interviews with crew, survivors, and rescuers tell the amazing story of survival.
S01E104 The Bodymachine 00/00/0000 The Body Machine is a landmark special on the human body that shows us just how much, how many, how large, how strong, how fast - just how amazing the body really is. Utilizing impressive large-scale real-life stunts, CGI and strong character stories, the show makes the staggering scale of the inner workings of the body tangible. We will show you how far our blood travels in just one day - an astounding 19, 000 km - from Quebec City to Buenos Aires and back. You will see all the cranial fluid you produce in your lifetime laid out in front of you - all 26,280 pint glasses worth. And in just one day you will take 23,000 breaths - enough air to fill 7,714 helium balloons. You will see all this and much more.
S01E105 Revealed The Da Vinci Shroud 00/00/0000 One of the holiest relics in Christianity, the Turin shroud is believed to have swathed the body of Christ after his death. The image of a bloodied, crucified man burned into the fabric of the cloth was first revealed in 1898 when it was captured in a photographic negative. Subsequent tests in 1988 ultimately dated the shroud to between 1260­1390AD, apparently confirming its status as a medieval forgery. According to Clive Prince and author Lynn Picknett, that forger was none other than Leonardo Da Vinci. A master artist, scientist and anatomist, Da Vinci was the only person with the talents to undertake such a project. Yet scientists have been unable to explain how the image was created. Over 50 attempts to duplicate the relic have failed. New research using Da Vinci’s other works for comparison has drawn some fascinating conclusions...
S01E106 Rameses: Wrath of God or Man 01/05/2010 Explore the origins of the Old Testament's Plague of the Firstborn in this landmark documentary that seeks to investigate the death of Ramses II's eldest son. Join Egyptologist Kent Weeks as he takes a journey into the Valley of the Kings to unearth the remains of the controversial prince and determine the exact cause of his death while simultaneously tracking the path of the Israelites as they made their arduous journey from Mount Sinai to the Red Sea. By combining faithful reenactments of the events as well as spectacular CGI effects, this documentary takes viewers back in time to explore one of history's greatest mysteries.
S01E107 The Hidden History of Egypt 00/00/0000
S01E108 The Lost Mummy of Imhotep 00/00/0000 He walked the earth 5000 years ago. He was the Pharaoh's vizier, a master physician, the world's first acknowledged architect, and a mortal turned god. His name was Imhotep, and Egyptologists may be on the verge of discovering his tomb. In a quest that takes us from the crowded spice markets of Cairo to secret passageways buried in the sands of Saqqara, archaeologists search for the lost mummy of Imhotep. Along the way, they reveal ancient medical practices, how Egypt's first pyramid was constructed, and the long-lost art of mummification. Will one of these archaeologists make the greatest discovery of the new millennium?
S01E109 Secrets of Egypt's Lost Queen 00/00/0000 In what is the most important find in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings since the discovery of King Tutankhamun, Discovery Channel’s Secrets of Egypt’s Lost Queen exclusively reveals archaeological, forensic and scientific evidence identifying a 3,500-year-old mummy as Hatshepsut, the queen who would be king of Egypt. A pharaoh of the famed 18th dynasty, she was Egypt's greatest female ruler and had more power than either Cleopatra or Nefertiti. But, when her rule ended, she and her name disappeared into obscurity.
S01E110 The World's Biggest and Baddest Bugs 00/00/0000 The World's Biggest and Baddest Bugs, follows host Ruud Kleinpaste, as he embarks on an entomological odyssey around the globe in search of the ultimate biggest and "baddest" creepy crawlies. The World's Biggest and Baddest Bugs will then profile the "stars" of the show, with Ruud explaining in his audience-friendly style exactly what makes them so amazing.
S01E111 Destroyer: Forged in Steel 01/12/2004 The Arleigh Burke destroyer is America's most modern surface warship. This sleek, 500-foot long vessel bristles with state-of-the-art weapons and technology. Armed with long-range cruise missiles, 5-inch main guns, torpedoes and high-speed cannons, this extremely fast and stealthy warship will be the mainstay of the Navy's forward projection of force well into the 21st century. At the Bath Iron Works in Maine, follow the construction of one of these impressive vessels from its keel laying to its initial slide into the Kennebec River.
S01E112 The True Legend of the Eiffel Tower 00/00/0000 This documentary-drama tells the fascinating tale of one man’s towering ambition, and the structure he created. The dramatic five year period preceding the unveiling of the Eiffel Tower is recreated in breathtaking detail. Through startling HD technology, we journey through the colour and glamour of nineteenth century Paris, feasting upon a visual banquet of music halls, dancing girls, beautiful landscapes and awe-inspiring architecture. Swept up in a whirlwind of silk and satin, we drink in the nocturnal delights of the ‘world capital of pleasure’ during Paris’ belle époque. The political wrangling, intense rivalry, and profound danger surrounding Eiffel’s project are revealed, and the enormity and scope of his vision is bought sharply into focus.
S01E113 The Secret History of Egypt 00/00/0000 Documentary that brings to light the little-known secrets and habits, manners and mores, of the common folk in the long-dead civilization of ancient Egypt. The program reveals that Egyptian women were on equal footing with men in all aspects of society, including wages and property ownership. Paper originated in Egypt, allowing for the development of the sciences, art and literature. These discoveries establish how attached to life the ancient Egyptians were and discards the supposition that because of their elaborate tombs, they were more focused on death and the afterlife.
S01E114 Dive To Bermuda Triangle 00/00/0000 What are the biggest mysteries kept by the 1.5 million square miles of Atlantic we call the "Bermuda Triangle"?
S01E115 The Leopard Son 00/00/0000 The true story of the birth, growth and coming of age of a leopard cub in Africa's Serengeti plain. The journey of "The Leopard Son" begins at his mother's side where he discovers, through play, essential skills for survival in the wild. As it is with humans, there inevitably comes the day when a child must leave his mother to go out on his own. For young leopards, though, it's the parent who makes the final break. Left with a last meal to carry him over the next few days, the leopard son realizes that he must start to make his own kills... or starve. From this point forward, the young leopard is forced to put his skills to the test in order to sustain himself. His attempts to hunt lead him far from home, on and adventurous and sometimes dangerous trip that has much to teach him. After a year of wonderous experiences, the leopard returns to his mother's territory and to the tree he regards as his home. There, life and death on the Serengeti come full circle.
S01E116 End of Extinction: Cloning the Tasmanian Tiger 00/00/0000 Hidden away in a Sydney vault is a young, pickled pup. For almost 140 years, it's remained locked in its glassy tomb. But this is no ordinary pup. In fact, it's not a pup at all. It's a fetus of an animal more closely related to an Australian kangaroo. It was a marsupial which looked like a dog had stripes like a tiger, yet carried its young in a pouch. How the Tasmanian tiger, or thylacine, came to be extinct is a tragedy, and how it might live again is the pursuit of a scientific miracle. Is it possible or wishful thinking? Herein find the story of one man's obsession and his quest to reverse extinction.
S01E117 The Last Maneater Killer Tigers of India 00/00/0000 The last tigers in the world to hunt, kill, and eat humans live in mangrove forest swamps of eastern India. Hear villagers' harrowing tales of survival and find out what it's like not living on the top of the food chain.
S01E118 The Most Evil Women In History – Ilse Koch 00/00/0000
S01E119 The Most Evil Men In History – Vlad The Impaler 00/00/0000
S01E120 The Most Evil Men In History – Idi Amin 00/00/0000 A documentary cycle will tell about the villains rulers, the people in the majority of cases left after themselves only bad memories, such as the leader of Nazi Germany of Adolf Hitler, the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, the Roman emperor Nero, the President of Uganda, Idi Amin, the Governor of Cambodia Pol Pot and Spanish inquisitor Torquemada. Scientists will analyze the biography of each of them and try to find out the reasons of their "crimes."
S01E121 Socialist Mass-murderer Che Guevara 00/00/0000
S01E122 Las Vegas SWAT 00/00/0000
S01E123 Top Secret: NSA 00/00/0000
S01E124 Missile Documentary 00/00/0000
S01E125 End of the USSR 00/00/0000
S01E126 Decisive Weapons: The Samurai Sword 00/00/0000
S01E127 Conspiracies: Death of an Icon 00/00/0000
S01E128 Conspiracies: Satanic Panic 00/00/0000
S01E129 The Great Wall of China 00/00/0000
S01E130 Ghosts of the Abyss: The Titanic Document 00/00/0000
S01E131 Eyewitness: Environmental Disasters 00/00/0000
S01E132 Nazi UFO Conspiracy 00/00/0000 A credible investigation of possible connections between UFO sightings in the past half century and secret flying saucer technologies developed by the Nazis in WW2.
S01E133 Nuclear Nightmare: North Korea 00/00/0000 This is an excellent well explained special wich shows the leader kim jyong yeil, it's suffering peopleand how they are brainwashed from a very early age at school and a glimps at the blanket of fear of which the innocent civilians of North Korea reside under.
S01E134 Mega Machines Mega Carvers 00/00/0000
S01E135 Ultimate Strike Planes 00/00/0000
S01E136 Planes That Never Flew: The Atomic Bomber 00/00/0000 An account of world-beating aircraft projects that were scrapped before their time. Each aircraft is recreated and shown using computer graphics. Includes archive footage and interviews. In the grip of a rapidly escalating Cold War America poured billions into developing a giant nuclear powered bomber, a plane so fantastic that it could stay aloft for months at a time. The Convair WS 125 was the ultimate doomsday machine... Recently declassified Russian Cold War era documents disclose they actually flew a prototype Atomic engined bomber.
S01E137 The Secret Life of Formula One 03/02/2002 The Limit - looks at the technology of the sport and the problems with the current regulations being too reestrictive.
S01E138 Understanding The Universe 00/00/0000 The video introduces the concept of the use of different lights from the electromagnetic spectrum (X-ray, infrared, radio waves, etc) as a means of studying those astronomical wonders in other than visible light. A fascinating segment about the missing matter of the universe and its strange manifestation in the universe will tantalize your honors and other students who have an abiding interest in astronomy.
S01E139 Engineering Disasters 00/00/0000
S01E140 Hackers: Outlaws and Angels 00/00/0000
S01E141 Perfect Disaster - Fire Storm 00/00/0000
S01E142 Street Racing 00/00/0000
S01E143 The Crusades 00/00/0000
S01E144 The Hawking Paradox 00/00/0000 Physicist Stephen Hawking revises his earlier theory on black holes.
S01E145 Supertools - Ships 00/00/0000
S01E146 Supertools - Tunnels 00/00/0000
S01E147 Invisible Enemies 00/00/0000 A nuclear holocaust was our worst fear for decades during the Cold War, but prophets of doom have now raised the specter of a different kind of holocaust, a swift and lethal plague that no vaccine or drug can stop. Is such a nightmare possible? While no scientist believes that entire cities could be wiped out, a menacing threat to human life could infect and wipe out millions around the world. Deadly viruses, bacteria and parasites are returning to haunt us. Every corner of the world is now within reach. Exotic microbes can travel from the heart of Africa to New York City in a single day. In a world of changing climate and surging populations, microbes are finding new openings to infect us and spread, and, we discover, there are many more diseases out there than we have names for.
S01E148 Indochine: A People's War in Colour 00/00/0000 A major documentary which tells the remarkable story of the people of South East Asia who fought three wars over three decades to gain their freedom using entirely original colour archive footage.
S01E149 Understanding Viruses 00/00/0000 Viruses are pure purpose, things on the very edge of life. We can't taste them, smell them or see them, but they're there: in the air, in the water, in every living thing on the planet. They're the tiniest, simplest forms of life on earth, yet they know ways to enter our bodies, kidnap our cells and outwit our immune defenses. Viruses range from the common cold to HIV to H1N1 and have caused epidemics more decimating than wars. Viruses are old. Some believe they're older than all other forms of life. And they are patient. Without a living cell to invade, they wait in a crystalline form, somewhere between life and death. Some can wait for centuries. Their only goal is to reproduce.
S01E150 Rogue Nature: Elephants 00/00/0000 In Zambia, elephants and humans have had trouble coexisting. Salmoni travels to South Africa to determine if it is possible for an entire elephant population to turn "rogue."
S01E151 Borneos Pygmy Elephants 00/00/0000
S01E152 Science of Interrogation 00/00/0000
S01E153 Drain the Ocean 00/00/0000
S01E154 When Animals Strike 00/00/0000
S01E155 Riddle of the Dead Sea Scrolls 00/00/0000 The scrolls of Kumr'an are among the most precious treasures of human civilization. They contain all scrolls of the Jewish Bible (except Esther scroll), and many previously unknown books, which shed light to the sectarian beliefs of the late Second Temple age in Judea under Roman rule. The books proved to remain unchanged through two millenia of rewriting by Jewish scholars, proving the ancient roots of Judean culture and religion. Sectarians of Kumran are thought to spark the fire of rebellion against the Roman empire with their apocalyptic prophecies of doom's day and the battle of light and dark.
S01E156 What's that about the Brewery? 00/00/0000 How do beer giants make beer taste exactly the same in billions of bottles every year? Meanwhile, small and original brewers blaze new trails in beer making. Can chemical warfare help make better beer? Meet the builders of the latest high-tech breweries. See who's making the best - and some of the strangest - new suds on the market today.
S01E157 Great Books - Freuds Interpretation of Dreams 00/00/0000 There is a dark side to each one of us where our forbidden fear, lust and anger lurk. These unconscious desires do not rest quietly in the human psyche. They are in a sense our enemy within. One man believed he could exorcise our demons through the study of dreams. Sigmund Freud took pride in disturbing the sleep of humanity. At the turn of the century in Vienna, Austria, Dr. Sigmund Freud claimed he had discovered a new doorway to the unconscious...
S01E158 Why Dogs Smile & Chimpanzees Cry (1) 00/00/0000 Is it human conceit to attribute emotions to animal actions, or are emotions basic to life on earth? Wildlife filmmakers and scientists make a convincing argument for the latter in this gripping film.
S01E159 Why Dogs Smile & Chimpanzees Cry (2) 00/00/0000 Is it human conceit to attribute emotions to animal actions, or are emotions basic to life on earth? Wildlife filmmakers and scientists make a convincing argument for the latter in this gripping film.
S01E160 How the Universe Works Big Bang 00/00/0000 The programme investigates how the Universe came into existence out of nothing, and how it grew from a miniscule point, smaller than an atomic particle, to the vast cosmos we see today.
S01E161 Seven Wonders Of Ancient Greece 00/00/0000 Documentary which explores the Seven Ancient Wonders of Greece: the Theatre of Epidaurus, Olympia, Delphi, the Colossus of Rhodes, Santorini, The Palace of Knossos and the Parthenon.
S01E162 Seven Wonders Of Ancient Rome 00/00/0000 Documentary which explores the Seven Wonders of Ancient Rome: Circus Maximus, Trajan's Forum, Aqueducts, Baths of Caracalla, Roman Roads, Pantheon and The Colosseum.
S01E163 Women Pharaohs 00/00/0000 Cleopatra, Nefertiti, Nefertari and Hatshepsut were icons of beguiling beauty and power who once dominated ancient Egypt. Their command rivaled that of the mightiest male rulers in history. A startling new discovery unveils the secrets of their charms.
S01E164 Surviving the Drought 00/00/0000 The Ruaha National Park in the south of Tanzania used to be a true paradise for wildlife gathered around the rich Ruaha river. Today however, its sparkling waters are nothing more than a remote dream. Scorching heat and severe drought have dried up the riverbed, leaving animals wandering around, suffering from dehydration. A life-or-death quest for water has begun and the bewildered animals have no choice but to follow the dry riverbed upstream hoping to find water. Witness to this tragedy, a pride of hungry and thirsty lionesses and their cubs overlook the last pockets of water. Although it is dangerous for the young cubs to travel, the females have no choice but to follow the herds of herbivores in their migration. Days go by as the leaden sun scorches the savanna and the winds blow away the few hopes of rain. Will the lionesses and the other animals find water in time to save themselves?
S01E165 Europa: Mystery of the Ice Moon 00/00/0000 After the Jupiter mission, NASA scientists now believe that life forms exist on EUROPA, the giant frozen moon orbiting Jupiter. Using 3-D mapping imagery, scientists reveal their hypotheses and exclusive footage of what it might be like to take the 7-year voyage to discover the climate and origins of this mysterious moon. Viewers are taken on an exploration journey as three NASA scientists venture to a cold desolate glacier in the Canadian Yukon Territory. This is the only known environment that is similar to EUROPA's icy surface, and gives scientists an idea of the monumental yet exciting possibilities that come with ice exploration. Oceans explorer Mike Cameron makes a special appearance (James Cameron's brother who created vital technology on James Cameron's explorations of "Titanic" and "Bismarck"), as he creates a working model of a probe concept to extract scientific data from the Earth's surface that could one day explore EUROPA's oceans. Cameron's camera technology and robots survived extraordinary conditions to some 15,000 ft. below the Earth's ocean surface inspire him to imagine what it would take to bore through many miles of ice and into this icy moon's ocean that just might contain life.
S01E166 UFO Down to Earth - Dreamland 00/00/0000 Literally thousands of government employees are sworn to secrecy at the base called Area 51. Why? It is known for a fact that many USA aircraft are designed and tested there, and for national security reasons, these state-of-the-art planes and weapons demand secrecy. But is that the only reason for the veil? Many think not. Many reports have come from this clandestine site of reverse-engineering of UFOs, test flying UFOs from other worlds, and development of our own designs based on craft captured from other galaxies.
S01E167 Chernobyl Reclaimed: Animal Takeover 00/00/0000
S01E168 Europe's Secret Armies: Resisting Hitler - Norwegian Heros 00/00/0000
S01E169 Europe's Secret Armies: Resisting Hitler - French Resistance 00/00/0000
S01E170 Human Cloning 00/00/0000 The ethics of cloning is an extremely controversial issue. The term is generally used to refer to artificial human cloning; human clones in the form of identical twins are commonplace, with their cloning occurring during the natural process of reproduction. There are two commonly discussed types of human cloning: therapeutic cloning and reproductive cloning. Therapeutic cloning involves cloning cells from an adult for use in medicine and is an active area of research, while reproductive cloning would involve making cloned humans.
S01E171 Mars Rising: Journey to the Red Planet 00/00/0000
S01E172 Mars Rising: Rocket Power 00/00/0000
S01E173 Mars Rising: Search For Life 00/00/0000
S01E174 Mars Rising: Six Minutes of Terror 00/00/0000
S01E175 Our Secret Sun 00/00/0000
S01E176 Sex Sense: Sex Education For Grown Ups 00/00/0000
S01E177 Sex Sense: Top Ten Archetypes 00/00/0000
S01E178 The Holy Grail 00/00/0000
S01E179 The Seven Wonders of the World 2000 00/00/0000
S01E180 Galactic Collisions 00/00/0000
S01E181 Spear of Jesus 00/00/0000
S01E182 The Mystery Of The Parthenon 00/00/0000 The program explores the building techniques and methods of ancient Greeks, from the quarrying of huge blocks of marble in the mountains surrounding Athens, to the intricate carving of the magnificent sculptures which adorned the Parthenon.
S01E183 The Mystery of the Black Death 00/00/0000
S01E184 How Beer Saved The World 00/00/0000 Did you know that Beer was critical to the birth of civilization? That's right; Beer. Scientists and historians line up to tell the amazing, untold story of how beer helped create maths, poetry, Pyramids, modern medicine, labor laws and America.
S01E185 UFO's Over Phoenix 00/00/0000 In March, 1997, hundreds of people reported seeing strange lights in the night sky over central Arizona. Join host Michelle Trachtenberg to uncover the events of that evening and the theories that might explain them.
S01E186 Britains Secret UFO Hunters 00/00/0000 Learn about the secret organisation established in London's Metropole Hotel to monitor British airspace during the Cold War. The Government has denied its existence -until now.
S01E187 The Real Flying Saucers 00/00/0000
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S01E189 Return to Area 51 00/00/0000 A look at the top secret military base in Nevada that don't exist on any map.
S01E190 Secrets of the Ancient Empires: First Merchants 00/00/0000 Step back in time and see the worlds first markets, trade and invention of coins as currency.
S01E191 Flying Through Time 00/00/0000 Follow the recent evolution of jet planes.
S01E192 Extreme Machines: Armored Cars 00/00/0000
S01E193 Extreme Machines: Oil Rig 00/00/0000
S01E194 Extreme Machines: Four Wheel Force 00/00/0000
S01E195 History of Flight: Project Pluto 00/00/0000
S01E196 Chernobyl: Life in the Dead Zone 00/00/0000
S01E197 Extreme Rides 1 00/00/0000
S01E198 Extreme Rides 2 00/00/0000
S01E199 Extreme Rides 3 00/00/0000
S01E200 Building The Biggest Rollercoasters 00/00/0000
S01E201 Formula One - Man and Control 00/00/0000
S01E202 Formula One - The Front Line 00/00/0000
S01E203 Formula One - The Limit 00/00/0000
S01E204 Mega Machines: All Terrain 00/00/0000
S01E205 Ultimate Thrill Rides 00/00/0000 Today's thrill seekers demand more extreme kicks than ever before. Parks build faster, taller, scarier rides.
S01E206 Extreme Machines: Tanks 00/00/0000
S01E207 Superweapons of the Ancient World: The Claw 00/00/0000
S01E208 Top Ten Helicopters 00/00/0000
S01E209 British Nuclear Bombers - Vulcan 00/00/0000
S01E210 Inside Planet Earth 00/00/0000 Inside Planet Earth is the story of the constant upheaval that not only shapes our world, but allows us to live on it. The magnetic field created by the moving liquid metal inside the Earth's core not only traps oxygen in our atmosphere, but protects us from the sun's dangerous solar radiation. Without it, Earth could not sustain life.
S01E211 Utah's Dinosaur Graveyard 00/00/0000 UTAH'S DINOSAUR GRAVEYARD presents a ground-level view of the unearthing of the new dinosaur Falcarius utahensis. The dinosaur is an important missing link between carnivorous raptors and the plant-eating therizinosaurs. Until this discovery, therizinosaurs were thought to have originated in Asia, but this find opens up the possibility that they were indigenous to North America. The dig site in Utah contains hundreds of animals, from babies to adults, which means that Falcarius has the potential to become one of the most studied and most understood of any dinosaur species.
S01E212 The Ultimate Guide: Rollercoasters 00/00/0000
S01E213 Free Energy: The Race to Zero Point 00/00/0000 In this award-winning, feature length, two-hour broadcast-quality Documentary you will learn about the latest developments in the field of Free and Zero Point Energy from Tesla to Dennis Lee. Hosted by Bill Jenkins, formerly of ABC Radio, this comprehensive documentary features physicists and inventors who are challenging orthodox science to bring this non-polluting technology forward despite ridicule and suppression. See actual working prototypes that defy classical physics including phenomenal experiments in anti-gravity and the transmutation of metals.
S01E214 Truth Behind The Moon Landings 00/00/0000
S01E215 The Panzer 00/00/0000
S01E216 Sex Sense: First Date 00/00/0000
S01E217 Sex Sense: More Kinky Sex 00/00/0000
S01E218 Understanding - Magnetism 00/00/0000 Without magnetism, we would not have music as we know and experience it today; we would not have computers, motor vehicles, compasses, or MRI scans. Magnetism literally shapes our modern-day world. Learn how magnetic forces were first discovered and how magnetism affects both humans and other animals. Explore the role of magnetism in computers, audio recording, medicine, travel and its importance in your daily life.
S01E219 UFO Down To Earth 00/00/0000
S01E222 Battlefield Detectives The Gallipoli Catastrophe 00/00/0000
S01E223 Battlefield Detetives Massacre At Waterloo 00/00/0000
S01E224 Deranged Killers - DC Sniper 00/00/0000
S01E225 Deranged Killers - Green River Killer 00/00/0000
S01E226 Deranged Killers - Son of Sam 00/00/0000
S01E227 Great Battles 2 - Agincourt 00/00/0000
S01E228 Great Battles 2 - Austerlitz 00/00/0000
S01E229 Great Battles 2 - Bannockburn 00/00/0000
S01E230 Great Battles 2 - Blenheim 00/00/0000
S01E231 Great Battles 2 - Vimy Ridge 00/00/0000
S01E232 India Revealed 00/00/0000
S01E233 Lost Worlds - Persepolis 00/00/0000
S01E234 Massive Machines - Bombers 00/00/0000
S01E235 Massive Machines - Submarines 00/00/0000
S01E236 Sunrise Earth - Angkor Temples of Khmer Kings 00/00/0000
S01E237 Sunrise Earth - Gator Hole 00/00/0000
S01E238 Sunrise Earth - Greatest Hits West 00/00/0000
S01E239 Sunrise Earth - Katmai Bears 00/00/0000
S01E240 The Sea Hunters - The Hunt For Hitlers U-Boat 00/00/0000
S01E241 Unsolved History - Aztec Temple of Blood 00/00/0000
S01E242 Unsolved History - Korean Airline Disaster 00/00/0000
S01E243 WW2 The Complete History - Operation Overlord 00/00/0000
S01E244 WW2 The Complete History - Six Months to Run Wild 00/00/0000
S01E245 WW2 The Complete History - The End of Illusion 00/00/0000
S01E246 WW2 The Complete History - The Presence of History 00/00/0000
S01E247 WW2 The Complete History - The War That Wasn't 00/00/0000
S01E248 WW2 The Complete History - The World Shall Hold Its Breath 00/00/0000
S01E249 WW2 The Complete History - Unconditional Surrender 00/00/0000
S01E250 The Most Evil Men in History - Adolf Hitler 00/00/0000
S01E251 The Most Evil Men in History - Joseph Stalin 00/00/0000
S01E252 The Most Evil Men in History - Pol Pot 00/00/0000
S01E253 Examining the SR-71 Blackbird Design Concept 00/00/0000
S01E254 SR-71 Blackbird - The Secret Vigil 00/00/0000
S01E255 3 Minutes to Impact 00/00/0000 3 MINUTES TO IMPACT is a gripping analysis of the threat to Planet Earth of the asteroids and comets that hurtle through the inner Solar System. The chances of being killed by a rock from space are greater than dying in an air crash. Each year, Earth is showered by 50-thousand tonnes of space debris. We are under constant bombardment. One day, it will be the Big One. Part 1, Our Number’s Up, searches the Australian Outback, Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and Amazonia for the “smoking guns” of impacts from space. Planetary geologist Eugene Shoemaker confirms one impact site at ground level and has a Space Shuttle astronaut photograph another site from orbit. Fellow scientists argue over the size of the impactor that probably wiped out the dinosaurs 65-million years ago - together with 75 per cent of all species on Earth. Compelling evidence emerges in Ireland of a fusillade of cosmic hits that may have caused the Dark Ages. The episode climaxes with a spacerock six-miles / ten kilometres wide hitting the eastern seaboard of the USA. The cosmic winter that ensues causes mass extinction. Part 2, Fightback, depicts the anatomy of the impact – a crater stretching from New Jersey to Connecticut, a shockwave blasting outwards to the rest of the USA and the rest of the world. Food, heat, sunlight disappear. Humankind and all large animals perish - either instantly or through starvation. Astronomers warn of the pitiful efforts of governments to search the heavens for potential impactors. And with water covering so much of Earth, even smaller impactors would cause catastrophic tsunamis, killing millions. Scientists discuss means of defending Earth. But, ultimately, if it’s the Big One, there is nothing we can do - other than establish colonies on the Moon and Mars from where we could repopulate the planet when the cosmic winter lifted.
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S255E01 Drain the Ocean 09/08/2009 Discovery Channel Embarks On a Virtual Expedition to DRAIN THE OCEAN For an Unprecedented View of What Lies Beneath Digital ocean mapping and CGI technology vividly illustrate the mountains,plains, canyons and creatures of the deep as never seen before,revealing a world of almost unimaginable scale right here on Earth - The oceans cover three-quarters of our planet, hiding a whole other world beneath the waves. If we could pull an imaginary plug at the bottom of the sea and, layer by layer, expose the majesty and mystery of what lies beneath, we would be astounded. Narrated by Avery Brooks (STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE) and combining the latest scientific data with state-of-the-art CGI computer hardware plus specially written software, this innovative and visually striking special drains the water from the oceans to reveal the mountains, canyons, plains and volcanoes that are more dramatic than anything visible on dry land. The ocean is the last frontier and images of the deep are only glimpsed in the lights of a submarine or ROVs (remotely operated vehicles), with most of this undersea world having never known the light of the sun. Leading international scientists and institutes in the field of oceanography and marine science join in this quest to lay bare the landscapes of the deep and share their experiences and ideas about what this mysterious world might look like. Deep water corals that rival an urban skyline in size, a submerged canyon that is bigger than the Grand Canyon, a mountain range that runs for 65,000km - all these features have only been known in recent decades and while exploring these fascinating landscapes, scientists have discovered life forms that they had no idea existed - or could exist - in these bizarre, hostile environments. Combining CGI with cutting-edge digital ocean-mapping technology, leading oceanographers and geologists re-create the spectacular formations growing and shifting below the waves of the world's oceans. They als
S255E02 Mosquito 06/07/2017 Shot on four continents, MOSQUITO features insights from world and health leaders as well as intimate stories of the men, women, and children who are living in fear that the next bite could be a deadly one. Mosquito is narrated by actor Jeremy Renner and features interviews with leading experts, including former CDC director Dr. Thomas Frieden and Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
S255E03 Sonic Sea 00/00/0000
S255E04 Jupiter: Close Encounter 00/00/0000 Can Jupiter unlock the secrets of Earth’s formation? How did a team engineer a spacecraft to endure a toxic mix of radiation and gaseous turbulence? After a five-year journey, the moment of truth is finally here. Jupiter: Close Encounter delivers a comprehensive, hour-long look at the unprecedented, amazing, and utterly extreme journey of NASA’s heavily armoured Juno Spacecraft on an odyssey to the largest planet in the solar system. Anchored by DAILY PLANET Co-Host Dr. Dan Riskin from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, Jupiter: Close Encounter follows NASA’s Juno Spacecraft mission as it attempts to enter a “polar orbit” around the king of the the solar system for the first time ever on July 4. The landmark mission will study the planet’s spectacular auroras, seek the inner-most core, and wade into Jupiter’s Great Red Spot. The gripping one-hour special introduces viewers to the dedicated and incredible team behind the high stakes-mission – scientists determined to provide new answers to the mystery of the solar system, Earth, and life itself.
S255E05 Our Time in Hell The Korean War Part 1 16/11/1997 On 25 June 1950, the North Korean army invaded South Korea, violating a truce struck at the end of World War II, and starting a conflict that would bring the U.S., China, and the Soviet Union to the brink of nuclear war. By August 1950, the North Koreans had pushed the ill-prepared American and United Nations forces into a small area around the port city of Pusan. Facing strong opposition from President Truman and the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Douglas MacArthur launched a massive invasion of the port of Inchon and went on to recapture Seoul, turning the tide of the war. When the North Koreans retreated to their homeland, MacArthur followed them, assuring a skeptical Truman that the Chinese would not enter the war. Little did he know that Chairman Mao was sending a quarter-million troops into North Korea to repel the Americans and take the whole peninsula. Our Time in Hell tells the story of the Korean War with newsreels, old footage and extensive interviews with American soldiers.
S255E06 Queen of the Elephants 09/03/1994 Embark on a 300-mile odyssey by elephant with author Mark Shand and Parbati Barua, India's only female elephant driver and trainer. Barua leads this journey tracing the traditional migratory routes of these endangered animals. It's an extraordinary adventure that explores the dilemmas facing the elephants, and their deeply-rooted significance to the Indian culture.
S255E07 Forbidden City: The Great Within 00/00/0000
S255E08 The Dark Side of the Sun 11/02/2017 Scientists and engineers who built the world's largest solar telescope and launched the first solar probe into space help predict and prepare the planet for solar storms.
S255E09 Battleship 00/00/0000 A history of battleships. Tells the stories of (among others): the Bismarck, the Yamato, the Prince of Wales, the Repulse, and the USS Missouri. Over nearly one hundred year history, no other warships in the world have so distinguished themselves as the battleships. For every nation, they have become the ultimate “Ships of State.” As proud symbols of naval might, as powerful floating fortresses, as the home of a unique community of “Battleship Sailors” and major instruments of national policy in war and peace, battleships remain unique in the annals of naval history. This is the story of the battleship, as a symbol and as a fighting machine. Reinvented again and again.
S255E10 Beyond T-Rex 00/00/0000
S255E11 Wolves at Our Door 27/10/1997 Reveals wolves' complex social behavior, including the dominance of the pack's alpha male and the submissiveness of the omega wolf. You'll see the pack initiate new members, and witness the critical moment when the alpha selects a mate.
S255E12 Ultimate Guide: Dogs 00/00/0000 From the Ultimate Guide series produced by The Discovery Channel, this episode profiles dogs and our best understandings of them. Narrated by Will Lyman.
S255E13 Neanderthal: Part 1 00/00/0000 Long ago, two species of human beings coexisted on Earth until competition drove one of them to extinction. This program, set in the southwest of France 35,000 years ago, uses re-creations of cinematic proportions to reconstruct life in the Neanderthal world at the time Cro-Magnons first entered the scene. All aspects of Neanderthal clan life are examined, including tool- and weapon-making, hunting and gathering, health and healing, childbirth, rituals, and making fire. Footage of skeletal remains and the scholarly research of eminent paleontologist Chris Stringer and Oxford Universitys Paul Pettitt support the documentary. A Discovery Channel Production.
S255E14 Flipping the White House 28/10/2012 When a U.S. President is sworn into office at high noon on inauguration day, the cool facade of the White House conceals a complex mission happening at warp speed. A hand-picked and highly trained team is tasked with transitioning the old administration out as the new administration moves in - all in less than six hours. The outgoing president exits the home on inauguration day, and the incoming president enters the home complete with pictures on the walls, books on the shelves, and socks in the drawers just a few hours later.
S255E15 James, Brother of Jesus 00/00/0000 It is arguably the most important archaeological discovery ever made – an ossuary, or “bone box”, with an inscription on it’s side that reads: “James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus”. If authentic, it is the first time that Jesus’ name appears on a 2,000 year-old artifact literally carved in stone. But is it authentic? “James, Brother of Jesus” tracks three stories: Is the inscription forged? Where was it found and how did it surface? Who was James, and how did he come to be called “brother of the Lord”?
S255E16 Comet Collision 01/01/2005 In July 2005, NASA's Deep Impact probe collided with comet Tempel 1, providing the first-ever glimpse of the interior of one of these "dirty snowballs" and valuable insight into the formation of our solar system. NASA's brilliant, but risky, plan to send a tiny, copper-plated probe hurtling directly towards the city-sized comet at a speed of 23,000 mph was a smashing success. The resulting explosion of particles provided experts with new data about the composition of life-building materials that were present in the early solar system. Watch as state-of-the-art spacecraft animation and stunning location photography bring the mission to life, taking viewers behind the scenes of NASA's high-profile mission. Follow the entire journey of the doomed Deep Impact probe, from its initial design to the extraordinary challenge of building a spacecraft that's intended to be smashed to pieces.
S255E17 Genghis Khan 00/00/0000
S255E18 America's Lost Submarine 01/01/2009 A vacation along Panama's Pearl Islands led Archaeologist James Delgado to an astounding discovery, the world's first working submarine, rusting on a remote beach, forgotten for over 135 years. We follow Delgado as he uncovers the mystery surrounding this maritime treasure. How did the vessel work, what killed its inventor and crew, and why did it end up here in this deserted archipelago? We also trace the amazing life of emigrated German engineer Julius Kroehl and how he invented a diving craft that was half a century ahead of its time.
S255E19 A Supercarrier Is Burning: U.S.S. Enterprise 00/00/0000 Documentary film footage and survivor interviews of a major fire that broke out on the deck of the nuclear aircraft carrier Enterprise. We see aircraft, munitions and jet fuel engulfed in flame and exploding as the crew members frantically fight to prevent more explosions, save their ship and their own lives.
S255E20 Jack the Ripper: An Ongoing Mystery 00/00/0000
S255E21 Tony Robinson's Victory in Europe 08/05/2015 To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of WW2, Tony Robinson’s Victory in Europe will use never-before-seen archives of 3D pictures to tell the story of the last days of the Nazi regime. During the one-off special, Tony Robinson will explore life in Europe before the war, with a look at Nazi propaganda – the Olympics, leader’s books and the Munich city of Nazism. Covering key events of their 12 year rule, Tony delves into incredible secret operations like the infamous Operation Market Garden, bloody final conflicts like the Battle of the Bulge, and the final liberation of Auschwitz. The photographs from this time provide an exclusive and unique record of the rise and fall of the Nazis, and give Tony an opportunity to look at this well-studied time in history with fresh eyes.
S255E22 Savage Sun 00/00/0000 It is the largest body in our solar system. Internal temperatures can reach millions of degrees Celsius and surface explosions leap tens of thousands of kilometers into space. It is the most awe inspiring and fearsome body in our solar system, yet, without it, life on earth could not exist. Viewers will come away with a greater appreciation of this mighty body and the way it influences every aspect of life on earth.
S255E23 Super Structures: The London Underground 00/00/0000 The world’s first underground railway was opened over one hundred years ago on January 10, 1863 in London. The first underground trains were moved by steam engines. Expansion lines were added using a cut and cover method of construction. This underground system of rail lines is still growing through the present day with the latest line expected to carry an incredible 30,000 people per hour in each direction!
S255E24 Lizzie Borden Had An Axe 30/10/2004 The murder of Lizzie Borden's Mother and Father undergoes a forensic investigation - on this Discovery Channel special.
S255E25 Gadgetmania 00/00/0000 Shows how infomercials evolved from the huckstering sales pitch of the pre-TV era into a $14 billion-per-year industry and an icon of pop culture. Includes interviews with Ron Popeil (Ronco), Philip Kives (K-Tel), Ed Valenti and Barry Becher (Ginsu), and others; clips from classic commercials; detailed information on the structure and mechanics of informercials; and a behind-the-scenes look at the QVC shopping channel.
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S255E27 Conspiracy Test: Gulf War Illness 00/00/0000 Could radiation exposure be the principle cause of Gulf War illness? Or is it the Anthrax Vaccine? Discovery Channel's "Conspiracy Test, performs a laboratory test known as Spectral KaryoTyping (SKY) that may provide new insight.
S255E28 Seven Wonders of Ancient Egypt 00/00/0000 At the dawn of history, the ancient Egyptians showed the world how to build the impossible... In an age before machines, when copper was the strongest metal yet discovered, great pharaohs like Khufu and Ramses II demonstrated how boundless ambition and vast quantities of human labour could transform rock and stone into some of the most incredible monuments ever created from carving out spectacular tombs in the Valley Of The Kings to the building of the iconic Great Pyramid. In this fascinating documentary special we uncover the secrets of Ancient Egypt Pharaoh, engineers and architects and bring to life great buildings and the ancient Egyptians saw them - towering over their great civilisation in the history of Africa, and perhaps the World....
S255E29 Killer Squid 15/12/2007 Killer Squid, about the Humboldt squid, the most advanced of the mollusca, but which live only a year (until they breed) and actually go into cannibalistic feeding frenzies. The tentacles have 36000 teeth and the food is manipulated with a beak. But they can hunt in schools, and actually have social behavior not seen before in cephalapods. They have good problem solving ability, like octopuses. Over-fishing may have created the impression that they behave aggressively. This is as high as invertebrate evolution ever got.
S255E30 Moon for Sale 00/00/0000 After 40 years, man is preparing to return to the Moon. But this time the astronauts won’t just land on the Moon – they plan to stay. From his office in Nevada, Dennis Hope has spawned a multi-million dollar business selling lunar real estate. But scientists believe the real prize is trapped in the Moon’s rocks. It contains large deposits of an extremely rare gas called Helium-3. Could Helium-3 be mined and used as a new source of almost inexhaustible, clean and pollution-free energy on Earth? Whoever succeeds in transporting Helium-3 back to Earth could solve the world’s energy crisis. Who will win what has been dubbed the second Moon race? And should we be exploiting the Moon’s valuable resources at all?
S255E31 Noah's Ark: The True Story 00/00/0000 Search for the truth behind the story of Noah and his ark. Find out how Noah could have built such a structure and whether or not a great flood took place on the earth. The search for remains of the ark continues today.
S255E32 Expedition Alaska: Looking for Climate Change 00/00/0000 Expedition: Alaska. An epic journey into the heart of America’s last frontier. We follow a team of scientists and wildlife filmmakers as they explore the uncharted corners of the awe-inspiring Alaskan landscape, finding evidence of how climate change is affecting this great wilderness. Filmed over one summer – the team witnesses the transformation of Alaska from an icy wasteland into an Arctic Eden where America’s greatest wildlife spectacles are played out under a midnight sun. But this is an environment under threat. Temperatures are rising in Alaska four times faster than anywhere else in the world. How is this affecting the frozen ground that covers vast areas of the northern plains? Is sea ice still thick enough to support an Inuit hunter’s weight? Are the glaciers shrinking? If so, how quickly? Does the polar bear have a future on American soil?
S255E33 Passport to Pluto and Beyond 05/05/2007 Passport to Pluto takes you inside this historic NASA endeavor, from Pluto’s discovery at Lowell Observatory in 1930 through launch of the New Horizons spacecraft from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Enter the clean rooms, scan control screens, and visit the launch pad to see the mission come together for its voyage to Pluto and beyond.
S255E34 Birth of a Kia Optima 22/09/2012 From conception to creation, witness the birth of the KIA Optima; get an all-access pass inside the innovative design and manufacturing operation and experience what it takes to design and build these vehicles.
S255E35 Unraveling the Mystery of Alien Abduction 19/09/2007
S255E36 The Russian Revolution in Colour 00/00/0000 The Russian Revolution of 1917 changed the world forever. Almost overnight, an entire society was destroyed and replaced with one of the biggest and most radical social experiments ever seen. Within a generation, millions would be killed and almost one third of the world’s population would be living in the shadow of communism. The programme make use of dramatised recreations, written witness acounts, interviews with experts and colourised archival footage to tell how this extraordinary event happened. They focus on the sailors from the island naval base of Kronstadt, who in 1917 took up the revolutionary cause with bloody enthusiasm, only to have their dreams shattered when Lenin creates a brutal police state. The sailors denounce their former ally and face the Red Army for a final battle.
S255E37 Aircraft Carrier: City at Sea 00/00/0000
S255E38 Video Game Invasion: The History of a Global Obsession 21/03/2004 A breakthrough documentary on the multi-billion dollar industry & the pioneers behind the blips on the screen. Decades later it's all gone extreme! Go beyond the pixels and behind the scenes for the true story about video games. Hosted by Tony Hawk, world champion skateboarder and co-creator of such hit video games as "Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater" and "Tony Hawk’s Underground," VIDEO GAME INVASION explores the creation of video games in an entertaining and comprehensive fashion, taking viewers through the maze of games that comprised the evolution of video gaming.
S255E39 UFOs Over Illinois: Anatomy of a Sighting 22/04/2006 The focus of this video is indeed "the anatomy of a sighting," the process by which investigators went about studying this case in the absence of any video or significant photographic evidence. A trucker first spotted the UFO just before 4 AM on January 5, 2000, and alerted the local police dispatcher. Then, as the object made its way south-southwest across the Illinois skies, police officers from the localities of the corresponding towns reported their own sightings of the object. We have the tape of these calls to the dispatcher. The final witness was a teacher traveling to work just before 7 AM. While witness testimony naturally differed slightly (the first and last witnesses saw a more box-like structure, whereas the policemen described the object as having the shape of an arrowhead), important correlations did exist in their individual descriptions.
S255E40 Champ: America's Loch Ness Monster 00/00/0000
S255E41 Da Vinci's Lost Code 00/00/0000 Da Vinci's lost code featuring scientists and forensic experts were investigating the mysterious painting is modern and the new instructions of the works . Equipped with the text in Indonesian Executive producer for Discovery Channel, Jack E. Smith; narrated by David Soul
S255E42 Olympic Park Machines With Jonny Smith 00/00/0000 In July 2005, London won the bid to host the 2012 Summer Olympics. Now the race is on to transform a massive waste land the size of Monaco, into a venue worthy of holding this historic global event. Going behind the scenes to explore the state-of-the-art machinery that makes this mammoth task possible, motoring journalist and mechanics enthusiast, Jonny Smith, discovers what it takes to build an Olympic games. From titanic tunnel borers, to gigantic cranes and space-age bulldozers, join Jonny as he gets his hands on these world-class machines and investigates their role in one of the most ambitious feats of construction Britain has ever undertaken.
S255E44 Ultimate Trains 00/00/0000
S255E50 9/11: Heroes of the 88th Floor 00/00/0000 9/11: HEROES OF THE 88th FLOOR is told through first-hand testimonials from survivors, recounting the 102 minutes before the North Tower collapsed. This program puts the spotlight on the extraordinary rescue work of construction manager Frank De Martini and construction inspector Pablo Ortiz, who both worked with the Port Authority on the 88th floor. Armed only with a flashlight, a crowbar and walkie talkies, the two men selflessly worked to rescue survivors from behind jammed doors on the upper floors of the North Tower. Sadly, both Frank and Pablo died in the terror attack--but their acts of heroism and courage saved the lives of 77 people and touched many more. Their bravery and sacrifice inspired those around them to step up and help others as they exited the towers, which in turn saved many more lives. Through archival footage and dramatic recreations, audiences relive their terrifying struggle for survival and discover what it was like to be trapped in the midst of this tragic day.
S255E51 Extreme Drug Smuggling 00/00/0000 An inside look at the extreme lengths cartels and drug traffickers will go to import millions of tons of cocaine, marijuana, and heroin into the US each year.
S255E52 Alaskan Monster Hunt: Hillstranded 00/00/0000
S255E53 iGenius: How Steve Jobs Changed the World 16/10/2011 Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman host a retrospective look and celebration of the life of Steve Jobs.
S255E54 Supersonic: Pushing the Envelope 00/00/0000
S255E55 Life On A Wire 22/06/2011 Nik Wallenda comes from seven generations of daredevils and famous circus family 'The Flying Wallendas'. Nik is a daredevil for the 21st Century and along with his dad, who supervises the rigging and safety, he performs death-defying stunts. We follow his whole family (mom, dad, wife, kids) as they engineer and execute their life's passion.
S255E56 Jack the Ripper: Prime Suspect 00/00/0000 Featuring the latest news and theories in the 120-year-old worldwide quest to identify the person dubbed Jack the Ripper responsible for the murder of 5 common prostitutes around the seedy district of Whitechapel in London's notorious East End between 31 August 1888 and 9 November 1888. Will this serial killer's identity ever be revealed through DNA or other - as yet unrevealed - evidence?
S255E57 Raising Big Blue 00/00/0000 Scientists uncover a buried skeleton of a Blue Whale in an attempt to put it back together for display in a prominent museum. But it's not as simple as it seems, first they need to locate the buried whale, develop a method to clean the appalling stench from the bones and put all the pieces together.
S255E58 The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Empire 00/00/0000
S255E59 True Grit: The True Story 00/00/0000 The line between good and evil in the Wild West was often blurred, and perhaps no Hollywood Western captured the realities of the dangerous frontier better than the Coen Brothers' "True Grit." Based on the book by Charles Portis, it's a brutal portrayal of frontier justice, but real life in the West was even more shocking. Explore a violent and unforgiving time in America's history and see how Rooster Cogburn and young Mattie's encounters with hangings, shootouts, and kidnappings would have been part and parcel with life in the Wild West.
S255E62 Shark City 01/08/2011 Chief Shark Officer Andy Samberg takes us on a tour of a mysterious underwater world in the protected waters of the Bahamas, where it's shark-eat-shark, and shark-eat-pretty much everything else too. Join him as he explores the marvels of... Shark City!
S00E01 Unfolding Universe 00/00/0000 Uncover clues about the origins of our galaxy with a team of astronomers and scientists as they strive to locate a strange presence hidden deep in the core of the galaxy. Learn how this mysterious realm harbors clues to the origin of the world and probes the future course of our galaxy and universe.
S00E02 Return To Hubble 00/00/0000 Follow seven astronauts as they embark on 2002's risky space shuttle mission STS-109 to capture and repair the Hubble space telescope.
S00E03 Time Travel 00/00/0000
S00E04 Cosmic Odyssey: Cosmic Safari 00/00/0000 Life seems to be something almost inevitable given the slighest chance.
S00E05 Cosmic Odyssey: Savage Sun 00/00/0000
S00E06 Cosmic Odyssey: Starship Orion 00/00/0000
S00E07 How Did The Universe Begin 00/00/0000
S00E08 Why Are We Here 00/00/0000
S00E09 Titanic: Anatomy of a Disaster 00/00/0000 In April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg, the RMS Titanic cruise ship sank into the north Atlantic ocean in one of the most notorious disasters in world history. Touted as unsinkable before its maiden voyage, the manner in which the Titanic sank has long been a mystery and source of debate. Join a group of scientists and researchers as they combine underwater archaeology, forensic science, metallurgy, microbiology and sonar imaging to present an investigation of the sinking and attempt to answer puzzling questions about the wreck. Computer animation recreates important aspects of the sinking – like the collision with the iceberg and the angle and speed of the ship's descent. Plus, hear from survivors who share their thoughts on the tragedy, offering a unique view of the disaster as it was happening.
S00E11 Could It Happen Here ? 00/00/0000 With scientists predicting three to five major natural disasters each year, 'Could It Happen Here?' looks six different cities around the world and analyses if each city is prepared for disaster to strike. Viewers will witness the blueprints for disaster - from dangerous population growth to the impact of global warming and public and political complacency. Viewers will also meet the new breed of hazard scientists whose job it is to ask 'Could It Happen Here?'
S00E12 Can We Control The Weather 00/00/0000 What would happen if scientists could harness all they know about the power of storms and weather systems to help divert the course of hurricanes and prevent devastating disasters.
S00E13 What The Ancients Knew - The Greeks 00/00/0000 The Western world is built on the wisdom and traditions of the ancient Greeks, who uncovered the fundamental principles that established the basics of modern technology. Explore their contributions to geometry, astronomy, and physics and take a close-up look at how they applied their knowledge.
S00E14 What The Ancients Knew - Japanese 00/00/0000 The technological innovations employed in modern Japan whose roots can be traced back to ancient times
S00E15 Wonders of The Universe 00/00/0000 Discover the wonders of the universe on this ride through the cosmos
S00E16 What The Ancients Knew-The Romans 00/00/0000 More than 2,000 years ago, the Roman army swept across Europe, northern Africa, and the Middle East. Backed by the legions, their military, and engineering skills, the Romans built one of the largest empires in history, dominating as many as 36 modern nations.
S00E17 What The Ancients Knew-India 00/00/0000 The amazing inventions, extraordinary ideas and world's first and advanced civilization by Indians that are still useful today, such as plastic surgery, number system, wax, yogas, and the water clock.
S00E18 What The Ancients Knew-The Chinese 00/00/0000 Ancient Chinese technologists used gunpowder, porcelain, the cast iron plow, kites, the magnetic compass, moveable type, the blast furnace, the multistage rocket and more. Host Jack Turner demonstrates how ancient machines worked and explains why they were developed.
S00E19 What The Ancients Knew-The Egyptians 00/00/0000 Viewers will discover how life in ancient Egypt was consumed with the preparation for the afterlife. As the desire and financial ability of Egyptians seeking the afterlife increased, a highly specialized and diversified workforce grew. This helped promote an intricate industry and infrastructure of organization, supply lines, and administration.
S00E20 Midas Revealed 00/00/0000 Midas or King Midas is popularly remembered in Greek mythology for his ability to turn everything he touched into gold. Learn the story behind the myth.
S00E21 Comet Collision 00/00/0000 In July 2005, NASA's Deep Impact probe collided with comet Tempel 1, providing the first-ever glimpse of the interior of one of these "dirty snowballs" and valuable insight into the formation of our solar system. NASA's brilliant, but risky, plan to send a tiny, copper-plated probe hurtling directly towards the city-sized comet at a speed of 23,000 mph was a smashing success. The resulting explosion of particles provided experts with new data about the composition of life-building materials that were present in the early solar system. Watch as state-of-the-art spacecraft animation and stunning location photography bring the mission to life, taking viewers behind the scenes of NASA's high-profile mission. Follow the entire journey of the doomed Deep Impact probe, from its initial design to the extraordinary challenge of building a spacecraft that's intended to be smashed to pieces.
S00E22 Fixing Carbon 00/00/0000 Watch as some of the world's leading scientists put the most ambitious geo-engineering ideas to the test in order to tackle global climate change. From covering acres of Greenland's glaciers in protective blankets to constructing space rockets to sending tiny reflective lenses into orbit, these experiments push the boundaries of science and technology by exploring eight creative ideas that just might reduce global warming.
S00E23 Atlantis 00/00/0000 BBC's recent Timewatch program "Atlantis: The Evidence" presents compelling evidence that Altlantis wasn't so far away after all, but what it omits is just as compelling. Although Plato’s account of Atlantian masonry, consisting of red, white and black stones, was a visually perfect match for the modern walls of the Minoan excavation site favored by the Timewatch episode, and his account of a sea made impassable by small islands of mud could, in fact, be a description of the rafts of pumice left by the catastrophic eruption of an ancient volcano there, little mention is made of Plato's specific account of where Atlantis was or the common root that links Atlantis to the Atlantic ocean. Also omitted is Plato's chronology placing the sinking of Atlantis in the same time frame as the end of the last ice age which caused the inundation of huge expanses of once fertile lands. Is "Atlantis: The Evidence" a thinly disguised example of Eurocentrism in the media? Watch Discovery: Atlantis for a more comprehensive view on an age-old debate.
S00E24 Hunting the Lost Symbol 00/00/0000
S00E25 25 Years of Discovery 00/00/0000
S00E26 Rebuilding a Race Car Legend - Ford GT40 00/00/0000 Get an inside look at the rebuilding of a race car legend in this exciting documentary. In one-third of the time it typically takes to design and produce a high-quality automobile, the Ford Motor Co. brings their GT40 back to life as the 2005 Ford GT. The GT40 dominated the arduous Le Mans endurance race in the 1960s, besting every other high-speed racer. Now, it's been redesigned to put everyday drivers behind the wheel of a precision machine.
S00E27 DaVinci: Unlocking the Genius 00/00/0000 Leonardo da Vinci was the original Renaissance man. He’s best known for having painted the Mona Lisa but he was also an engineer, a musician, a military weapons designer, a futurist and an unparalleled inventor. With remarkable foresight, da Vinci’s accomplishments came before Newton’s theory of gravity, Darwin’s The Origin of Species – and even before the world was known to be round.
S00E28 Chernobyl: Life in the Dead Zone 00/00/0000 In 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power lost control of one of its four reactors resulting chain reaction that created a series of explosions. 'Chernobyl: Life in the Dead Zone' explores how nature and animals would react and survive if the world was suddenly without humans. This fascinating programme takes place at the site of the world's worst nuclear accident - hastily abandoned by panic-stricken humans. In houses where people once lived and laughed, wildlife is making itself at home. Watch as the wild animals face challenges in an environment totally outside their comfort zone, while once-domestic species must rediscover their wild natures within.
S00E29 The Real Eve 00/00/0000
S00E30 Ghost Detectives 00/00/0000
S00E31 Haunted Hotels - Where Phantoms Lurk 00/00/0000
S00E32 How Did They Build That - Harnessing Natures Power 00/00/0000
S00E33 Future Wars 00/00/0000
S00E34 Sinking of the Lusitania: Terror at Sea 00/00/0000 The story of the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915 after she was torpedoed off the Irish coast. The story is told from the perspective of Prof. Holbourn (a passenger), the German U-boat and its captain and crew, and other passengers, crew and Admiralty staff.
S00E35 Battle of Chernobyl 00/00/0000 On April 26,1986 at 1:24am, a rainbow-colored flame shot 1,000 meters high into the Ukrainian sky. The fourth reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant had just exploded. The battle of Chernobyl had begun. For eight months, 800,000 young soldiers, miners and even civilians from all corners of the Soviet Union worked to try and "liquidate" the radioactivity, build a "sarcophagus" around the ruined reactor, and above all, to save the world from a second explosion. Provoked by a terrific chain reaction, a second nuclear explosion ten times more powerful than Hiroshima, threatened at any moment to wipe out not only the entire Ukraine, but half of Europe as well. It was a race against the clock that the first participants in the battle of Chernobyl aren't about to forgot.
S00E36 Birth of a Kia Optima 00/00/0000 This is the story of one of the most radical makeovers in automotive history. The Kia Optima - from bland to bold, from safe to sexy.
S00E37 Reign of the Dinosaurs: Evolution's Winners 00/00/0000 This episode highlights new discoveries that shed light on the evolution from early dinosaurs such as the tiny Eoraptor to the bizarre looking crested dinosaurs of the Jurassic to the giant carnivores such as Tyrannosaurus Rex.
S00E38 Reign of the Dinosaurs: The Watering Hole 00/00/0000 This episode transports us to the town of Lourinha, Portugal, where the largest concentration of fossils in Europe exists. We’ll show you how this watering hole looked 150 million years ago, during the late Jurassic, where giant sauropods (four-legged herbivores) took a break along migration routes.
S00E39 Reign of the Dinosaurs: Survival Tactics 00/00/0000 Remember the ferocious Velociraptors made famous by "Jurassic Park?" Watch as bigger versions of them, Utahraptors, take down larger prey by hunting in groups. It takes revolutionary adaptations to stay alive during the era of the dinosaur, and this episode exposes how different species changed to survive.
S00E40 Reign of the Dinosaurs: End Game 00/00/0000 We get an up close and personal look at how they lived, from nesting in pairs to caring for their young and how they played together. The reign of the T.Rex ended when the impact of a huge asteroid hurtling toward Earth decimated the dinosaur population -- but not all dinosaurs died.
S00E41 How William Shatner Changed the World 00/00/0000 William Shatner presents a light-hearted look at how the "Star Trek" TV series have influenced and inspired today's technologies, including: cell phones, medical imaging, computers and software, SETI, MP3 players and iPods, virtual reality, and spaceship propulsion.
S00E42 Top Ten Coasters 00/00/0000 On your marks, get ready, we're on the verge of rides on 10 of the longest, fastest, highest, and scariest roller coasters in the world. In the interest of science and of fun, we try to select the top 10 reoller coasters!
S00E43 Sport Under Threat 00/00/0000 SPORT UNDER THREAT looks at how organisers of sporting events handle the increased risk of terrorist activity, learning from past events that were disrupted by terrorism. Find out what security measures being taken at current major sports events, including housing special forces and attack helicopters in the Royal Navy's biggest warship the HMS Ocean, which will be anchored in the Thames during the 2012 Olympic Games.
S00E44 Falklands Hero: Bravo November 00/00/0000 While filming Frontline Battle Machines in Afghanistan, Mike Brewer was aboard a Chinook describing the vital work that these helicopters do in the theatre of war when the vehicle was sent on an urgent MERT mission to pick up servicemen injured in a firefight with the Taliban. During the rescue the pilot, Ian Fortune, was shot in the head, but courageously managed to land the aircraft. Back at base - as Ian was patched up - Mike found out that the helicopter, Bravo November, was The longest serving helicopter in the Royal Air Force. This ignited in him a desire to discover the full story behind the aircraft and the Chinook fleet it is still part of. Bravo November has been in service since 1982 and has served in the Falkland Islands, Lebanon, Germany, Northern Ireland, Kurdistan, Iraq and Afghanistan. And it was in the Falklands where it first entered the public consciousness.
S00E45 China's Mega Dam 00/00/0000 The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China is the largest public works project in the history of mankind. Its size, scale and potential are unprecedented in engineering history. Join Discovery Channel cameras - granted exclusive access to the site - as they document the dramatic effect this massive construction project will have on the surrounding countryside.
S00E46 Secrets Of Bin Laden's Lair 00/00/0000 When SEAL Team Six killed Osama Bin Laden during Operation Neptune Spear in 2011, they captured a treasure trove of hard drives, computers, videos and personal papers that revealed invaluable information about the world’s most wanted man. Providing an exclusive, razor sharp insight into this highly classified information, one-hour special ‘Secrets Of Bin Laden’s Lair’ explores the herculean effort to seize and analyse this vital intelligence. Featuring exclusive interviews with the government insiders and journalists who were briefed on the findings, this compelling programme uncovers extraordinary details about the personal life of the notorious terrorist, his leadership of Al Qaeda, his life on the run, and chilling evidence of plots against the West. What have intelligence agencies learned from this material and what impact will it have on America’s war against terrorism?
S00E47 Militia Rising 00/00/0000 If the world as you know it falls apart, will you rise up to fight? Discovery Channel’s new one-hour documentary follows citizen militia, survival and prepper groups in Arizona, Florida and Indiana who are preparing for the worst. After what they consider to be inadequate government responses to tragedies like Hurricane Katrina, these groups believe that disaster will strike – and they must be ready to protect themselves and restore order.
S00E48 The Curse of Tutankhamun 00/00/0000 Explore some of King Tut's lavish funeral rites and treasure.
S00E50 Flight 370: The Missing Links 00/00/0000
S00E52 Uncovering the Real Gangs of New York 00/00/0000
S00E53 Conspiracy of Silence 00/00/0000

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