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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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Cannons

S08, E24  (First Aired: Aug. 21, 2001)
The self-propelled Crusader launches artillery shells farther than 33 miles.
  • Thu 3/23
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 718
  • MILH
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  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH

Tiny Weapons

S18, E12  (First Aired: Jan. 16, 2012)
Small weapons can have a big impact on the battlefield.
  • Thu 3/23
  • 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 3/23
  • 5:00PM-6:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH

Strange Weapons

S15, E06  (First Aired: Mar. 10, 2008)
Strange weapons of the past and present include Japanese ninja claws, microwavelike rays, lasers, robots, the ``pukelight,'' and a superslippery substance.
  • Sun 3/26
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH
  • Mon 3/27
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
  • 718
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  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • 718
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  • 5:00PM-6:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH

The Gunboats of Vietnam

S10, E50  (First Aired: Aug. 18, 2003)
Armored gunboats prowl rivers of Vietnam and Southeast Asia.
  • Wed 3/29
  • 9:00PM-10:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH
  • Thu 3/30
  • 1:00AM-2:00AM
  • 718
  • MILH

Grease

S17, E12  (First Aired: Jan. 21, 2011)
The hidden uses of grease inside giant machines; how grease is made in a New York factory; new advances some are working towards for grease.
  • Thu 3/30
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 51
  • History
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  • 422
  • History HD

The Gunboats of Vietnam

S10, E50  (First Aired: Aug. 18, 2003)
Armored gunboats prowl rivers of Vietnam and Southeast Asia.
  • Thu 3/30
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH

War Planes of World War II

S09, E64  (First Aired: Dec. 18, 2002)
World War II sees more planes built in a single year than had been built in the previous 40.
  • Thu 3/30
  • 6:00PM-7:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH
  • Fri 3/31
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
  • 718
  • MILH
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  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 718
  • MILH
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  • 4:00PM-5:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH

The Horse

S15, E34  (First Aired: Nov. 19, 2008)
A celebration of the horse, the animal that helped mankind change the world; the thoroughbred racing industry in Kentucky; how a Minnesota logging company uses real horsepower; a Colorado program pairs horses and prison inmates.
  • Mon 4/3
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 51
  • History
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  • 422
  • History HD