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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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A Cornerstone Show On The History Channel
16 July 2008 | by See all my reviews

When I think History Channel I think Modern Marvels. In a strange way it is very addictive. You learn so much you just want more and more. You could watch a marathon of this and not notice that hours have passed by. It covers everything from entertainment to architectural achievements to politics. It is so explanatory and at the same times it gives you a time line of whatever the show is displaying. What makes this show so great is that it could cover any topic including ones I'm not interested in and make me interested. This show at times has compelled me to research further to extensively learn about something for myself. A great show that does not base its episodes on speculation but on facts and examines and investigates them as well. I couldn't ever imagine this being taken off the air.


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