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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.
  • Tue 5/24
  • 2:00AM-3:00AM
  • 718
  • MILH

Engineering Disasters 14

S10, E53  (First Aired: Nov. 23, 2004)
Oil-tanker explosion; subway tunnel cave-in; freighter-plane crash; molasses flash-flood; freeway-ramp collapse.
  • Tue 5/24
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 51
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  • 422
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More Engineering Disasters

(First Aired: Jul. 2, 2003)
Attempts to create modern marvels collapse.
  • Tue 5/24
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
  • 51
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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 5/24
  • 8:00AM-9:00AM
  • 718
  • MILH

Engineering Disasters 21

S13, E36  (First Aired: Oct. 25, 2007)
A steam-pipe explosion in Manhattan; Boston's Big Dig highway project; a Mannheim, Germany, air show.
  • Tue 5/24
  • 9:00AM-10:00AM
  • 51
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  • 422
  • History HD

Engineering Disasters 22

S16, E04  (First Aired: Nov. 19, 2010)
From a massive oil spill to refinery blaze to a downed plane, find out what went wrong and how to prevent the next engineering disaster.
  • Tue 5/24
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
  • 51
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  • 422
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Failed Inventions

S09, E01  (First Aired: Jan. 2, 2002)
Dreamers and schemers try an odd assortment of flawed ideas for inventions.
  • Tue 5/24
  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
  • 51
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  • 422
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More Bond Gadgets

(First Aired: Dec. 2, 2002)
The best in James Bond-style gadgetry.
  • Tue 5/24
  • 12:00PM-1:00PM
  • 51
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  • 422
  • History HD

Super Strong Countdown

S18, E07  (First Aired: Sep. 14, 2013)
Counting down the top ten machines that lift, pull, hold and haul.
  • Tue 5/24
  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
  • 51
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  • 422
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Walt Disney World

S11, E62  (First Aired: Dec. 25, 2005)
Behind the scenes at the Magic Kingdom; its original designs; what makes each park function.
  • Tue 5/24
  • 2:00PM-4:00PM
  • 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 5/24
  • 2:00PM-3:00PM
  • 718
  • MILH