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Engineering Connections Millau Sky Bridge

Richard Hammond reveals the engineering inspirations behind the tallest road bridge in the world: the Millau Viaduct in France. He fires three quarters of a million volts from his finger tips to see how the power of lightning cut the steel structure quickly and accurately. The huge piers – 340 metres high, and which would look down on the Eiffel ...
  • 2009
  • 00:47:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/20/2016

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Engineering Connections Deep Space Observatory

Richard Hammond journeys to discover the startling Engineering Connections behind the Keck Observatory, which has seen further into the universe than any other telescope on Earth. He reveals that the Keck Observatory owes its incredible design to an ancient Greek ritual, an early 20th century Russian inventor, an American Civil War general, a breakthrough in aerial reconnaissance, and an attempt ...
  • 2009
  • 00:47:31
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/20/2016

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National Geographic Documentaries Miracle Landing on the Hudson

In January 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 took off from New York’s LaGuardia Airport on route to Charlotte, North Carolina. Within minutes a double bird strike destroyed both engines and the crew made the terrifying decision to pitch the Airbus A320 into the Hudson River. Using intimate and emotional interviews, as well as large-scale dramatic reconstruction, Miracle Landing on the Hudson ...
  • 2013
  • 01:27:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/29/2016

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National Geographic Documentaries Snow Leopard of Afghanistan

Snow Leopard of Afghanistan takes us behind the ground-breaking tracking, capture and release of a rare snow leopard. These big cats are a species under constant threat from poachers and farmers who fear that the leopards are attacking their livestock. But experts cannot protect these exceptional creatures without knowing more about them. Mounting a wildlife conservation expedition in a war ...
  • 2012
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/29/2016

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National Geographic Documentaries Search for the Head of John the Baptist

On a remote island in the Black Sea, scientists dig up what is possibly one of the greatest archaeological finds in the history of Christianity; an exquisite marble box holding what could be the bones of John the Baptist, the man who baptized Christ. Loved by the public and feared by those in power, his story shows how he threatened ...
  • 2012
  • 00:45:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/29/2016

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National Geographic Documentaries Inside The Warrior Gene

For most of us, violence is as inescapable as it is inexplicable. From street gangs to soccer hooligans, Charles Manson to Virginia Tech, acts of extreme violence leave all of us asking why? Traditionally we have viewed crime as a social disease and that only by improving the environment in which we raise our children will we make them less ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/29/2016

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Mystery Manhunt Adrenaline Junkie

Between the subject's youthful looks, athleticism, massive internal injuries and reconstructive surgery, including metal rods and screws in his spine and right thigh, and the way he aggressively rides his wave-runner, the team can only ask one question: "How could he not be a war veteran or stuntman?" Bill visits a Hollywood stunt coordinator to learn more; Natalie, suspecting an ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/29/2016

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Lion Ranger Death in the Kingdom

A hyena cub is introduced to the nursery, its time to operate on a majestic male, tragedy strikes at the Kingdom, and cheeky new arrivals win over a lonely lion cub.
  • 2010
  • 00:45:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/29/2016

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Lion Ranger Attack of the Teens

Financial troubles mount at the park while Kevin juggles the daily challenges of keeping his lions and hyenas happy, and a trip to Botswana helps conserve wild lions.
  • 2010
  • 00:45:06
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/29/2016

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Lion Ranger Trouble in the Pride

Kevin Richardson shares such an extraordinary bond with his lions that he is accepted as part of the pride, but now the Kingdom of the White Lion where they live in South Africa is facing financial troubles and its future is under threat.
  • 2010
  • 00:45:06
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/29/2016

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