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Animal Armageddon

Animal Armageddon logoAgainst a backdrop of global catastrophe, Animal Armageddon brings to life an unprecedented vision of ancient Earth. From the very beginning, the course of evolution has been dramatically altered by catastrophe. Numerous mass extinction events have devastated the Animal Kingdom. Each time disaster has struck, nature has shown remarkable resiliency. Animals have rebounded with with amazing biological innovation and vast increases in diversity. Humans have always had a stake in this. From tiny flatworms to the first amphibians, our own DNA had to survive for us to evolve into what we are now: the first species that can trigger its own extinction.

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Banged Up Abroad

Banged Up Abroad logoBanged Up Abroad is a British documentary/docudrama television series that was produced for Channel Five and that premiered in March 2006. It is broadcast under the title Locked Up Abroad in the United States and other parts of the world on the National Geographic Channel. It features stories of people who have been arrested while travelling abroad, usually for trying to smuggle illegal drugs out of a particular country and have received lengthy prison sentences as a result. Among the stories to have been told is that of British woman Sandra Gregory, who spent several years in the Klong Prem Central Prison after being convicted of trying to smuggle heroin out of Thailand. A second series was broadcast in 2007 with a third series during August and September 2008, and a fourth in October 2...

Battleground Afghanistan

Battleground Afghanistan logoBattleground Afghanistan looks inside the latest chapter of the Afghan conflict as seen by American Marines on the front-lines of the war. As tens of thousands of troops withdraw from Afghanistan, Capt. Ben Middendorf and his men of Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines — based at Camp Pendleton in San Diego — are staying behind to continue the fight. These Marines are taking the fight directly to the Taliban with a mission to locate, disrupt and destroy the enemy.

Be the Creature

Be the Creature logoKnowing that the best way to understand a creature is to Be the Creature, the Kratt Brothers throw themselves into the wild lifestyles of animals. This series enables the viewer to find out what it's like to live with animals around the globe.

Beast Hunter

Beast Hunter logoBeast Hunter is hosted by Pat Spain, a biologist and explorer who travels the globe in search of mythical creatures, immersing himself amongst the tribes, people and cultures on his quest to find the truth between fact and fiction.

Beyond the Cosmos

Beyond the Cosmos logoThe world may run on it, but do we actually know what 'time' really is? Travel back to the Big Bang, where physicists believe the ultimate secrets of time may be hidden. Brian Greene is going to let you in on a secret: We've all been deceived. Our perceptions of time and space have led us astray. Much of what we thought we knew about our universe-that the past has already happened and the future is yet to be, that space is just an empty void, that our universe is the only universe that exists-just might be wrong. The Fabric of the Cosmos, a four-hour series based on the book by renowned physicist and acclaimed author Brian Greene, takes us to the frontiers of physics to see how scientists are piecing together the most complete picture yet of space, time and the universe. With each step, a...

Bible Uncovered

Bible Uncovered logoA team of scientists joins forces with religious scholars to take a look at biblical tales of murder, miracles and mystery. The 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 new series examines the great biblical stories and the passionate quests to understand them.

Biblical Plagues

Biblical Plagues logoThis two-part series separates fact from faith to reveal the truth behind the Biblical plagues. In the first episode, archaeologists on the Nile Delta excavate the site of the lost city of Pi-Ramesse, the place named as the setting for Moses' plagues. Research reveals new evidence that the plagues of Egypt may have actually happened just as the Bible describes. These plagues included red river water, droves of frogs, insects, disease, hail, locusts, and darkness. After surviving these plagues -- including a final mysterious 10th plague that killed the firstborns of Egypt -- Moses led the Hebrews out of Egypt on foot. In the second episode, archaeologists find the mysterious remains of a sudden mass departure of a Semitic people who dominated Egypt for a century until they were forcibly exp...

Big Bigger Biggest

Big Bigger Biggest logoHow did bridges evolve in size from tiny bamboo walkways spanning streams to long suspension bridges connecting distant islands? How did buildings surge in stature from ground-hugging houses to cloud-busting skyscrapers? We reveal evolutionary engineering leaps that enabled different types of structures to explode from big to bigger to biggest.
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