Genre: Documentary, History
Premise: Celebrating ingenuity, invention and imagination on a grand scale, ``Modern Marvels'' tells the amazing stories of the doers, dreamers and sometime-schemers who create everyday items, technological advancements and manmade wonders. The Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty and 1990s technology are just a few of the many topics that have been covered during the long-running series' run.
S16, E06 (First Aired: Mar. 2, 2010)
Chrome hot rod; the Chrome Shop Mafia adds ``bling'' to truckers' big rigs in Missouri; Illinois' Arlington Plating Co. adds luster to auto parts; how Harley-Davidson puts chrome to work as both a decorative and protective feature of motorcycles.
S17, E09 (First Aired: Dec. 21, 2010)
Behind the wheel of some of the largest, fastest and most powerful machines on the planet.