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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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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 6/25
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM
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  • Mon 6/26
  • 5:00AM-6:00AM
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  • 11:00AM-12:00PM
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  • 5:00PM-6:00PM
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The Supermarket

S13, E52  (First Aired: Nov. 15, 2006)
The supermarket has become one of the great success stories of modern retailing; bar coding and other technological advancements; the psychology of the supermarket, including the store layout, lighting, music, and aromas.
  • Wed 6/28
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
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The Gunboats of Vietnam

S10, E50  (First Aired: Aug. 18, 2003)
Armored gunboats prowl rivers of Vietnam and Southeast Asia.
  • Wed 6/28
  • 9:00PM-10:00PM
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  • Thu 6/29
  • 1:00AM-2:00AM
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  • 1:00PM-2:00PM
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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 6/29
  • 6:00PM-7:00PM
  • 718
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  • Fri 6/30
  • 4:00AM-5:00AM
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  • 10:00AM-11:00AM
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  • 4:00PM-5:00PM
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Tobacco

S13, E51  (First Aired: Nov. 8, 2006)
The harvesting and cultivation of tobacco.
  • Wed 7/5
  • 7:00AM-8:00AM
  • 51
  • History
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  • 422
  • History HD