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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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"Panama Canal Supersized" is the best episode of all!
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Be sure not to miss "Panama Canal Supersized" that premieres Saturday evening, April 11 at 9 pm. The special reveals for the first time the 5.5 billion expansion project of the Panama Canal.

Radiant Features filmmakers Dylan Robertson and Bill Ferehawk seamlessly integrate time lapse, drone and regular photography with full immersive sound in a fast-paced, one-hour narrative.

Memorable sequences include a tour through the underground channels while water rushes in, a concrete pour ten stories high, and the fabrication of the jumbo gates in Italy. The expansion project itself started in 2007 and is projected to be finished around early 2016.


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