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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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Strategic Air Command

S09, E30  (First Aired: Jul. 16, 2002)
At the height of the Cold War, the Strategic Air Command controls thousands of nuclear weapons, planes and missiles.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 10:00PM-11:00PM
  • 718
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  • Tue 8/22
  • 2:00AM-3:00AM
  • 718
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More Bond Gadgets

S09, E58  (First Aired: Dec. 2, 2002)
The best in James Bond-style gadgetry.
  • Tue 8/22
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
  • 51
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Strategic Air Command

S09, E30  (First Aired: Jul. 16, 2002)
At the height of the Cold War, the Strategic Air Command controls thousands of nuclear weapons, planes and missiles.
  • Tue 8/22
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
  • 718
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Coin Operated II

S17, E03  (First Aired: Nov. 12, 2010)
The historic one-armed bandits; cutting edge, computerized slot machines; some of the wackiest vending machines; binoculars at popular tourist sites; a unique company that collects and cleans the coins thrown into fountains.
  • Tue 8/22
  • 9:00AM-10:00AM
  • 51
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  • 422
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Soft Drinks

S15, E30  (First Aired: Sep. 29, 2008)
The history of soft drinks; the production process at Dr. Pepper, the world's third-largest soft-drink supplier; the Gatorade sports drink; energy drinks; the roots of ginger ale and root beer.
  • Tue 8/22
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 51
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  • 422
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Panama Canal

S19, E11  (First Aired: Apr. 11, 2015)
The Panama Canal is thought to be the 7th wonder of the modern world, but now to fit the worlds' growing fleet of super ships, the Panama Canal is getting a completely revamped; a look inside the billion dollar Panama Canal Expansion Project.
  • Tue 8/22
  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • 51
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  • 422
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Hottest Rides Countdown

S19, E09  (First Aired: Jun. 15, 2014)
A countdown of the hottest vehicles featured on ``Modern Marvels,'' from one of Jay Leno's vintage automobiles to a battery-driven roadster.
  • Tue 8/22
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
  • 51
  • History
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  • 422
  • History HD

Strategic Air Command

S09, E30  (First Aired: Jul. 16, 2002)
At the height of the Cold War, the Strategic Air Command controls thousands of nuclear weapons, planes and missiles.
  • Tue 8/22
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH

'80s Tech

S13, E15  (First Aired: May. 24, 2006)
New and exciting gadgets of the 1980s.
  • Mon 8/28
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 51
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  • 422
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Deep Freeze

S14, E34  (First Aired: Sep. 25, 2007)
Freezer unit filled with 135 million pounds of ice cream; Alcor, where researchers keep cadavers on ice in hopes of future revival.
  • Fri 9/1
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 51
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  • 422
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Civil War Tech

S12, E26  (First Aired: May. 25, 2005)
Civil War technology revolutionizes the way war is waged.
  • Sat 9/2
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM
  • 718
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  • Sun 9/3
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
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  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • 718
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  • 5:00PM-6:00PM
  • 718
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