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Season 11

5 Jan. 2005
Poison
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6 Jan. 2005
Car Tech of the Future
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12 Jan. 2005
The Arch
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18 Jan. 2005
More Nature's Engineers
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1 Feb. 2005
The Butcher
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23 Feb. 2005
Desert Tech
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23 Feb. 2005
Sub Zero Tech
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9 Dec. 2004
Howard Hughes Tech
A look into how the inventions of Howard Hughes and his companies changed the world.
 
2 Mar. 2005
Edwards Air Force Base
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9 Mar. 2005
Taxidermy
The history of taxidermy includes a look at the use of humans as subjects.
 
9 Mar. 2005
SWAT
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16 Mar. 2005
Deadliest Weapons
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7 Apr. 2005
The Doomsday Clock
The story behind the "doomsday clock" of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
 
26 Apr. 2005
The Basement
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27 Apr. 2005
Paint
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27 Apr. 2005
Mega Movers
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11 May 2005
Bricks
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15 Jun. 2005
The Cape Cod Canal
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6 Dec. 2004
Private Collections
Looks into the lives of Private collectors and their toys
 
10 Jun. 2005
Future Tech
A paper-thin, wall-sized holographic television...a car that runs on processed seawater...an army of robotic killing machines...outer-space luxury resorts and a cleaning droid controlled by your mind? Join us on a rollicking ride through the entertainment room, down the road, over the battlefield, through the mind, out in space, and into the future, where science fiction becomes science fact.
 
29 Jun. 2005
Edison Tech
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15 Jul. 2005
Mountain Roads
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29 Jul. 2005
Challenger Tank
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2 Aug. 2005
World's Biggest Machines 4
An enormous hydraulic machine press that stamps out a pickup truck's doors in seconds... Rock crushers that pulverize 8000 tons of solid granite per hour... Giant "chain trenchers" that dig a 35-foot ditch out of solid rock... A harvesting combine that cuts, threshes and offloads 3.3 bushels of grain-- per second... and the world's largest optical telescope, the magnificent Keck Observatory, which gazes out into the ends of the universe from nearly 14,000 feet atop the island of Hawaii. Sometimes you've gotta think big.
 
3 Aug. 2005
Dredging
The history of dredging and its modern applications in maintaining and deepening our ports.
 
6 Jul. 2005
Route 66
Known as 'the mother road' Route 66 pioneered many of today's methods in road construction and safety before being decommissioned. See how historians and enthusiasts are trying to save this piece of history.
 
24 Aug. 2005
World's Fastest
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30 Aug. 2005
Wiring America
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14 Sep. 2005
Coffee
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14 Sep. 2005
Sugar
This program describes the production of sugar from sugarcane, sugar beets and corn and how it is processed into a number of different products. But the real story is the enormous impact that sugar has had on the world economy, trade and politics over the past 300 years.
 
24 Sep. 2005
German Small Arms of WWII
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5 Oct. 2005
The Auto Store
Learn about the USA auto parts industry, from the history of The Pep Boys to today's Auto Zone. See footage of Model A Fords. Go into classic Hot Rod shops. Get the scoop on the testing of brakes, batteries, headlights and wipers.
 
2 Nov. 2005
Engineering Disasters 17
Engineering disasters featured include a plane crash in 1931, a Marine Electric coal ship, and the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
 
16 Nov. 2005
Brewing
Modern Marvels: Brewing, a one-hour History Channel documentary, traces the technological evolution of brewing, from the highly sophisticated beer cultures of Sumeria and Egypt, through the centuries of improvements made by medieval monks and witches, to the technological revolution of the 19th Century German-American "beer barons." Milestones range from the 14th Century discovery of lager yeasts, to the recent resurgence of ale in brewpubs around the world. Locations range from Munich's idyllic Augustiner beer garden to St. Louis' gigantic Anheuser-Busch brewery. ...
 
30 Nov. 2005
The Lumberyard
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4 Dec. 2005
DaVinci Tech
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5 Dec. 2005
Custom Cars
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19 Oct. 2005
Hardware Store 2
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20 Dec. 2005
More Snackfood Tech
More of our favorite snack foods are profiled. They include dog hunts, soft drinks, and jerky among others.
 
25 Dec. 2005
Walt Disney World
Journey underground and backstage at the technological marvel that is Walt Disney World. Enter a make-believe world spanning some 27,000 acres, brought to life by cutting-edge technology. What was once Florida swampland now boasts the world's largest theme park. The ride technology ranges from space-age centrifuges to enhanced motion vehicles powered by 3,000 PSI of hydraulic pressure.
 
29 Dec. 2005
Nature Tech: Hurricanes
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