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Science, architecture, disasters, great mysteries, human ingenuity... The explorers, adventurers, scientists, researchers, photographers and documentary filmmakers of the National Geographic Society tirelessly crisscross the globe, investigating and exploring the world. Their goal: to make you understand the world, amaze and entertain you with documentaries and investigations that are always driven by the quest for truth.

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Alien Deep Wrecks of the Abyss

Dr. Robert Ballard is the Indiana Jones of the Alien Deep. He's on the hunt for the world's oldest shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea. Using tactics and technology developed over a 50-year career at sea, he is on a quest to uncover the lost history of the Ancient world. Who were these earliest of mariners and how did they live ...
  • 2012
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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National Geographic Documentaries Hunt for the Shadow Cat

The jaguar is considered the most mysterious and magnificent of all big cats. Ancient cultures considered them gods for their power, beauty and speed. But little is really known about this species that stalks the deepest jungles. Researchers have collected information about male jaguars, but half of the picture is missing as we know remarkably little about females. For the ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Alien Deep It's Alive

Oceanographer Dr. Robert Ballard is on a global quest to unravel one of the world's biggest mysteries – where life on Earth began. Ballard suspects life may have gotten started where hot rock and water collide in one of the world's most seemingly hostile environments – active volcanoes deep within the ocean. He tracks teams of scientists as they deploy ...
  • 2012
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Earth: A New Wild Water

Both humans and wildlife depend on water for survival. In this episode, Sanjayan explores how a misuse of water can lead to unparalleled destruction; however, sharing our water with wildlife does not only benefit the wild, it may also be a crucial step in our own survival.
  • 2014
  • 00:44:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Survive the Tribe Eagle Assassins

Mongolian Kazakhs put Hazen Audel to the test as he attempts to survive frigid temperatures and hunt with golden eagles. Before heading out into the Altai Mountains on a semi-wild horse, Hazen must train and bond with his predatory eagle in order to ensure success on the hunt.
  • 2014
  • 00:44:00
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Earth: A New Wild Home

In Bangladesh, every week on average, someone is killed by a tiger. Sanjayan surveys tiger territory with scientists who are trying to find out why these tigers are more aggressive than elsewhere. But in the strangest twist, Sanjayan also discovers that fear of tigers is actually protecting the mangrove forests which provide much of the country with protection from storms ...
  • 2014
  • 00:44:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Brain Games Mind Your Body

Your mind and body are connected in countless ways, and some are more mysterious than others. In this episode, you'll discover how your mind and body sometimes work together like the best of friends – and how they sometimes betray each other like the worst of enemies. You'll see two professional mixed marital arts fighters challenged like never before, and ...
  • 2014
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Eco-Engineering Sun Engine

With fluctuating energy prices and concerns over global warming, solar power as a renewable energy is being seen in a new, more urgent light. We will explore the emerging world of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), an evolving technology that concentrates the sun’s rays to heat liquid to extreme temperatures, in turn creating the power for electricity. New solar fields going ...
  • 2008
  • 00:47:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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My Brilliant Brain Born Genius

At two years old, Marc Yu taught himself how to play Mary Had a Little Lamb on the piano. One year later, he was tackling Beethoven. Without ever studying, Marc also has perfect pitch – the ability to identify musical notes as easily as identifying colors – a skill that only one in 10,000 people has. How did Marc develop his amazing ...
  • 2007
  • 00:47:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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Eco-Engineering Power Tower: The Bahrain World Trade Centre

Two 50-story glass ‘sails’ rise 780 feet into the sky, creating one of the tallest buildings in the Middle East. This unique architectural marvel is powered by a revolutionary new means for a building this size – wind! It is the world’s first large-scale integration of wind turbines in a skyrise, with three massive turbines – each 95 feet in ...
  • 2007
  • 00:47:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/15/2016

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