Modern Marvels (1994– )

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Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology. The series has focused (among other things) on wonders of ... See full summary »

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Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology. The series has focused (among other things) on wonders of construction (Erie Canal, the Pentagon, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, the Big Dig), the machinery of war (nuclear submarines, tanks) as well as technology linked to the everyday (power tools, home tech, garbage). Written by Anonymous

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If it changes your life, chances are it's a Modern Marvel!


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In the opening title sequence, an adjustable crescent wrench is seen turning a nut yet the sound of a ratchet wrench is heard. See more »

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Greatest Show Ever!
30 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Anyone whoever has a chance to watch this show should! It is very entertaining. You need no scientific or engineering knowledge whatsoever...They cover every single topic: From movies and sex, to ships and storm, to terrorism and the military. Every topic is entertaining. You can watch the shows for FREE on the History Channel website. Any topic that has ever interested will be described in detail...the history and the future of the topics are covered. Some of the best episodes are the Engineering Disaster episodes. These episodes talk all about things that fail from the 1900's on. Watch this show...you will learn...and you will be entertained...


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