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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The six-part series, which pits two teams of varying backgrounds - artists, rocket scientists, animatronic specialists, engineers and even your average Joes - against each other to build an... See full summary »
Complex and controversial, this mesmerizing hit series from the National Geographic Channel offers an insider's view of closed worlds traditionally off-limits to outsiders. Witness stunning... See full summary »
This educational show explores many scientific questions and topics about the universe (Big Bang, the Sun, the planets, black holes, other galaxies, astrobiology etc.) through latest CGI, data and interviews with scientists.
Amazing how a simple concept can turn out to be quite a bit of entertainment. Normal everyday stuff viewed in high speed footage. Watching it for yourself, you see how mesmerizing that footage really is.
There's just something very weired and very attractive about watching something we take for granted in slow-mo. Seeing all the little complex details that happen in a split second of time and learning just what all those little details do is actually quite fun. I can certainly understand the reactions of their guests on the show and how they react when they watch what they do in slow-mo. It's really a case of "Wow, I never knew that. That's really interesting!"
Overall the shows true appeal is that it shows a whole new perspective on stuff we thought we already knew. It's really discovering something new in something old. And the show succeeds by presenting all this in a very entertaining way.
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