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Modern Marvels

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Modern Marvels

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.

Premiere:
Jan 01, 1995
Original Network:
History
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World's Strongest

S13, E49  (First Aired: Oct. 18, 2006)
The Foss Maritime tugboat; Spectra rope; diamond; polycarbonate plastic.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
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Most Dangerous

S15, E15  (First Aired: Jun. 6, 2008)
The most dangerous snakes, sports, weather events; America's most dangerous volcano; tornado hazards; base jumping.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
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Salt

S15, E36  (First Aired: Dec. 1, 2008)
Salt is a versatile substance with 14,000 known uses; visiting a salt mine under Lake Erie; an evaporation facility harvests ocean salt near San Francisco; a Florida restaurant offers 40 varieties of salt.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 9:00AM-10:00AM
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Bulls-Eye

S15, E32  (First Aired: Oct. 20, 2008)
Examining how frequently experts in various disciplines can hit their targets, including archers, sharpshooters and even a billiards player; the ancient world's ballista and trebuchet weapons; knife thrower; Cirque du Soleil's daring artists.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
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Big & Small

S16, E13  (First Aired: May. 6, 2010)
The biggest machines and their smallest counterparts; Airbus A380 and microjet; Boss Hoss 425-horsepower bike and 18-inch tall pocket bike; world's smallest production car.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
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Weird Machines

S18, E06  (First Aired: Nov. 28, 2011)
Some machines built for sheer spectacle.
  • Tue 10/4
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
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