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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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All Upcoming Times for Modern Marvels

Episode Air Date Channel

Combat Training

S07, E35  (First Aired: Nov. 6, 2000)
Today's warriors train for the battlefields of tomorrow.
  • Wed 1/18
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 51
  • History
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  • 422
  • History HD

The Potato

S16, E03  (First Aired: Jan. 28, 2010)
The versatile and nutritious potato; the potato's mysterious origins in South America's Andes; potato knishes in New York City; farming exotic potatoes in Maine; large-scale potato production in Iowa and Pennsylvania.
  • Thu 1/19
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 51
  • History
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  •  
  • 422
  • History HD

More Military Movers

S14, E13  (First Aired: Apr. 18, 2007)
CV-22 Osprey; Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter; the U.S. Military Sealift Command's large, medium-speed, roll-on/roll-off ship, or LMSR.
  • Thu 1/19
  • 9:00PM-10:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH
  • Fri 1/20
  • 1:00AM-2:00AM
  • 718
  • MILH
  •  
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH

Bullets

S10, E48  (First Aired: Aug. 13, 2003)
Targeting the historical trajectory of bullets, ranging from their origins in the 1300s as stones and lead balls to the ``safe'' and ``smart'' bullets of today.
  • Sat 1/21
  • 10:00PM-11:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH
  • Sun 1/22
  • 2:00AM-3:00AM
  • 718
  • MILH
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  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
  • 718
  • MILH
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  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH

Deadliest Weapons

S12, E17  (First Aired: Mar. 16, 2005)
Gladius; siegecraft; artillery; crossbows; gunpowder; firearms; cannons; poison gas; shrapnel shells; machine guns; firebombs; nuclear and hydrogen bombs; ICBMs; vehicles of transportation; biological and chemical agents; dirty bombs.
  • Sun 1/22
  • 6:00PM-7:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH
  • Mon 1/23
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 718
  • MILH

Booby Traps

S10, E05  (First Aired: Feb. 4, 2003)
Booby traps continue to worry law enforcement.
  • Mon 1/23
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 51
  • History
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  •  
  • 422
  • History HD

Deadliest Weapons

S12, E17  (First Aired: Mar. 16, 2005)
Gladius; siegecraft; artillery; crossbows; gunpowder; firearms; cannons; poison gas; shrapnel shells; machine guns; firebombs; nuclear and hydrogen bombs; ICBMs; vehicles of transportation; biological and chemical agents; dirty bombs.
  • Mon 1/23
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 718
  • MILH
  •  
  • 4:00PM-5:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH

Combat Training

S07, E35  (First Aired: Nov. 6, 2000)
Today's warriors train for the battlefields of tomorrow.
  • Mon 1/23
  • 8:00PM-9:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH
  • Tue 1/24
  • 12:00AM-1:00AM
  • 718
  • MILH
  •  
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH

Battle Ready

S18, E10  (First Aired: Jan. 2, 2012)
Challenges faced by modern U.S. soldiers.
  • Wed 1/25
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH
  • Thu 1/26
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 718
  • MILH

Pocket Tools

S18, E04  (First Aired: Nov. 7, 2011)
Items carried in people's pockets.
  • Thu 1/26
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 51
  • History
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  •  
  • 422
  • History HD

Battle Ready

S18, E10  (First Aired: Jan. 2, 2012)
Challenges faced by modern U.S. soldiers.
  • Thu 1/26
  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH
  •  
  • 5:00PM-6:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH