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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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Retro Tech

S15, E38  (First Aired: Dec. 19, 2008)
The evolution of technology; how things now considered obsolete worked such as the typewriter, VCR, analog TV, vinyl record, film camera and brick-sized mobile phone, as well as products that superseded them.
  • Mon 4/23
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Dangerous Roads

S15, E28  (First Aired: Aug. 28, 2008)
Traveling some of the world's most dangerous roads, including Bolivia's ``Death Road,'' California's fog-shrouded Highway 99, the road to Baghdad's airport and Colorado's Million Dollar Highway; highway safety; off-road drivers.
  • Fri 4/27
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Nuclear Tech

S11, E26  (First Aired: Jul. 8, 2004)
Nuclear technology has uses in medicine, food preparation and radiation detection.
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Axes, Swords and Knives

S09, E17  (First Aired: May. 7, 2002)
While blade implements have been in use since the Paleolithic Age, the discovery of metallurgy allows people to forge stronger, more versatile blade implements, including axes, swords and knives; an axe-throwing contest in Wisconsin; a sword fighter.
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Booby Traps

S10, E05  (First Aired: Feb. 4, 2003)
Booby traps continue to worry law enforcement.
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