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Secret Bible

Secret Bible logoThe Bible is a repository for tales of miracles and divine interventions. But did any of the miraculous events described in this sacred book really happen as recorded? This remarkable series examines the great biblical stories and the passionate quests to understand them.

Secrets Of

Secrets Of logoThe most mundane items in your home hide fascinating secrets as this compelling series featuring Adam Hart- Davis explains.

Secrets of Egypt

Secrets of Egypt logoEgypt Unwrapped searches for Egypt's lost treasures and redefines the way we look at ancient Egypt.

Secrets of the Virgin Queen

Secrets of the Virgin Queen logoThey called her the Virgin Queen, England's first Queen Elizabeth, a revered ruler in her own lifetime. Yet behind her fame lie many dark secrets, and an unsolved mystery. Why didn't the queen marry and provide an heir to the throne? For centuries, rumours have swirled of claims of illegitimacy, adultery and even that the queen may not have been a woman. Now NGC reveals the startling stories and secrets behind England's Virgin Queen.

Shark Men

Shark Men logoAs one of the planet's most feared creatures, few people would search out a great white shark, let alone try and catch one! Shark Men is a six-part series featuring a team of anglers and scientists who go against the grain and actively try to hunt these skilled predators. Their aim - to uncover spectacular secrets about the shark's migratory patterns, breeding and birthing sites. Racing through the ocean at over 40 kilometers an hour, with 300 razor-sharp teeth and 2,200 kilograms of bulk, just how do you capture a great white shark? On this nail-biting expedition, our team plan to lift them out of the water, examine them, tag them and then release them unharmed back into the ocean. Taking to the high seas with their audacious scheme, can they get close enough to these fearsome fish?

Snake Salvation

Snake Salvation logoImagine if your path into heaven was contingent on holding deadly snakes above your head while speaking and singing in tongues. Based on a Bible passage that suggests a poisonous snakebite will do no harm as long as its handler is anointed by God's power, some devotees of this unconventional ritual practiced in 100 churches in the U.S. believe not participating will leave them destined for hell. Following in the National Geographic Channel tradition of taking you inside the worlds of everyday people living unordinary lives, the new series Snake Salvation, premiering Tuesday, September 10, at 9:00 and 9:30 p.m. ET, follows two pastors of this creed who frequently battle the law, a disapproving society and sometimes their own families to lead their faithful followers to righteousness. For p...

Stories from the Stone Age

Stories from the Stone Age logoAn exploration of the revolutionary period of prehistory that began when humans abandoned the nomadic hunting and gathering existence they had known for millennia to take up a completely new way of life – the decisive move to farming and herding the ration of permanent settlements and the discovery of metals setting the stage for the arrival of the world’s first civilisation. Stories from the Stone Age ask some intriguing questions. Why did some of our ancestors never become farmers at all? Why do some still continue hunting and gathering despite their contact with farming people and advanced technologies? How and why did our paths become uniquely shaped after emerging as a species from a single genetic family in Africa? Based on extensive research, Stories from the Stone Age takes us ...

Strippers - Cars for Cash

Strippers - Cars for Cash logoIf your much-loved motor isn’t looking a million dollars, don’t despair – spare parts don’t have to mean broken hearts. From mashed-up Minis to sorry-looking Subarus, join two teams of qualified London breakers as they go head-to-head in a bid to turn piles of scrap into piles of cash. With only three days to find, dismantle and sell off the parts, the pressures on to make the maximum profit and win the challenge. This is the ultimate test of stripping skills and salesmanship, when motoring treasures are discovered, patience is tested and fears are confronted. And who else to narrate the series but the ‘Only Fools and Horses’ star John Challis aka ‘Boycie’.

Swamp Men

Swamp Men logoSwamp Men reveals the round-the-clock challenges of running North America’s most untamed wild animal park: Billie Swamp Safari. Operated on 2,200 acres of the land of the Seminole tribe of Florida, thousands of visitors come each year to explore this unspoiled wilderness. Located at the north end of the Everglades in Big Cypress Swamp, on ancestral Seminole land, the parklands are home to over a thousand animals such as eastern diamondback rattlesnakes, red-tailed hawks, and thousands of hungry American alligators. The staff at Billie Swamp honors traditional Seminole beliefs, maintaining respect for all wildlife, while meeting the challenge of keeping the public safe.

Taboo

Taboo logoTaboo is a documentary television series appearing on the National Geographic Channel. The series is an educational look into rituals, and traditions practiced in some societies yet forbidden, and illegal in others. Each hour long episode details a specific topic, such as marriage or initiation rituals, and explores how such topics are viewed throughout the world. Taboo generally focuses on extreme viewpoints; in the sense that they are the most misunderstood, despised, or disagreed upon in the world.
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