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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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Extreme Trucks

S10, E72  (First Aired: Nov. 12, 2003)
Jet truck; mobile command truck; building specialty trucks.
  • Mon 4/24
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 47
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American Trucking

S17, E14  (First Aired: Feb. 4, 2011)
Brad Paisley and his crew of truckers on the road between Little Rock and Tulsa; the Ford F-150 tackles a devilish test course; the world's most nimble tow truck extracts a car from the tightest parking spot imaginable; Mack truck fanatic.
  • Wed 4/26
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 47
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Coin Operated

S15, E24  (First Aired: Jul. 24, 2008)
Americans insert more than 3.5 million coins into vending machines every 15 minutes; how vending machines work; visiting a factory that produces high-tech vending machines; giant gumball machine.
  • Wed 4/26
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
  • 47
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Sticky Stuff

S14, E26  (First Aired: Jul. 30, 2007)
Duct tape; transparent tape; flypaper; denture adhesive.
  • Wed 4/26
  • 9:00AM-10:00AM
  • 47
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World's Sharpest

S14, E36  (First Aired: Oct. 11, 2007)
Tools and weapons that cut; razors; swords; lasers; plasma.
  • Wed 4/26
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 47
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Top Ten

S16, E19  (First Aired: Jun. 17, 2010)
The top 10 technological innovations of the last generation.
  • Wed 4/26
  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • 47
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Machu Picchu

S10, E56  (First Aired: Sep. 24, 2003)
Perched on a ridge in the Peruvian Andes is the engineering marvel Machu Picchu, originally built by the Incas.
  • Mon 5/1
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 47
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  • History HD