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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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Axes, Swords and Knives

S09, E17  (First Aired: May. 7, 2002)
Blade implements are a part of civilization since the Paleolithic Age.
  • Fri 12/9
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Booby Traps

S10, E05  (First Aired: Feb. 4, 2003)
Booby traps continue to worry law enforcement.
  • Fri 12/9
  • 6:00PM-7:00PM
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  • Sat 12/10
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
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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.
  • Sat 12/10
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH

Booby Traps

S10, E05  (First Aired: Feb. 4, 2003)
Booby traps continue to worry law enforcement.
  • Sat 12/10
  • 4:00PM-5:00PM
  • 718
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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 12/11
  • 8:00PM-9:00PM
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  • Mon 12/12
  • 12:00AM-1:00AM
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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.
  • Mon 12/12
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 51
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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.
  • Mon 12/12
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
  • 718
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Christmas Tech

S13, E59  (First Aired: Dec. 20, 2006)
Tree preparation at Rockefeller Center; holiday window decorations at Macy's and Herald Square; Yule Tree Farms.
  • Wed 12/14
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 51
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Inventions of War

S07, E39  (First Aired: Dec. 12, 2000)
Everyday items directly descend from wartime innovations.
  • Wed 12/14
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
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Cannons

S08, E24  (First Aired: Aug. 21, 2001)
The self-propelled Crusader launches artillery shells farther than 33 miles.
  • Wed 12/14
  • 9:00AM-10:00AM
  • 51
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Mount Rushmore

S01, E04  (First Aired: Mar. 13, 1994)
Sculptor Gutzon Borglum supervises miners and quarry men in order to carve Mount Rushmore.
  • Wed 12/14
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
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Hunting Gear

S09, E23  (First Aired: Jun. 12, 2002)
Hunting technology evolves from the primitive to the digital.
  • Wed 12/14
  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • 51
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Made in the USA

S17, E08  (First Aired: Dec. 17, 2010)
The world's biggest and oldest flag manufacturer; inside the last US athletic shoe factory; the strangest form of alternate transportation; a hot toy company that believes it's imperative to keep their work here at home.
  • Wed 12/14
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
  • 51
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  • 422
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Walt Disney World

S12, E66  (First Aired: Dec. 25, 2005)
Behind the scenes at the Magic Kingdom; its original designs; what makes each park function.
  • Wed 12/14
  • 1:00PM-3:00PM
  • 51
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  • 422
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Bunkers

S08, E33  (First Aired: Oct. 23, 2001)
In the constant struggle to hold off ever more potent forms of attack, bunkers function in a variety of forms.
  • Sun 12/18
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  • Mon 12/19
  • 12:00AM-1:00AM
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Cannons

S08, E24  (First Aired: Aug. 21, 2001)
The self-propelled Crusader launches artillery shells farther than 33 miles.
  • Wed 12/21
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM
  • 718
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Tiny Weapons

S18, E12  (First Aired: Jan. 16, 2012)
Small weapons can have a big impact on the battlefield.
  • Wed 12/21
  • 8:00PM-9:00PM
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  • Thu 12/22
  • 12:00AM-1:00AM
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Cannons

S08, E24  (First Aired: Aug. 21, 2001)
The self-propelled Crusader launches artillery shells farther than 33 miles.
  • Thu 12/22
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 718
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  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • 718
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Tiny Weapons

S18, E12  (First Aired: Jan. 16, 2012)
Small weapons can have a big impact on the battlefield.
  • Thu 12/22
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH

Cannons

S08, E24  (First Aired: Aug. 21, 2001)
The self-propelled Crusader launches artillery shells farther than 33 miles.
  • Thu 12/22
  • 5:00PM-6:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH