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Modern Marvels

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 War I Tech

S11, E29  (First Aired: Jul. 30, 2004)
World War I is the first lethal combination of Industrial Age technology and war on a large scale.
  • Sun 9/4
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
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Axes

S15, E14  (First Aired: May. 30, 2008)
The history and technology behind the ax as a weapon and tool; lumberjack competition; battle-axes; Indian tomahawks; factory; collector.
  • Tue 9/6
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
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Fry It

S15, E42  (First Aired: Feb. 10, 2009)
Fairgrounds fried classics such as funnel cakes and churros; frog legs; Twinkies and Coke; forging a cast iron frying pan; Kentucky's World Chicken Festival.
  • Wed 9/7
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
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Axes, Swords and Knives

S09, E17  (First Aired: May. 7, 2002)
Blade implements are a part of civilization since the Paleolithic Age.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 6:00PM-7:00PM
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  • Fri 9/9
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
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  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
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Booby Traps

S10, E05  (First Aired: Feb. 4, 2003)
Booby traps continue to worry law enforcement.
  • Fri 9/9
  • 6:00PM-7:00PM
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  • Sat 9/10
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
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  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
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The Maginot Line

S07, E26  (First Aired: Sep. 18, 2000)
France builds a defensive string of forts between itself and Germany.
  • Sun 9/11
  • 8:00PM-9:00PM
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  • Mon 9/12
  • 12:00AM-1:00AM
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  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
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