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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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My Brilliant Brain Accidental Genius

George Widener patiently writes down the dates for every Monday in the next 500 years – all 26,000 of them. An autistic savant, George possesses an ‘island of genius’ that enables him to do things an ordinary person would find impossible. To help unlock this enigma, George volunteers to undergo a brain scan – something most savants are too disabled ...
  • 2007
  • 00:47:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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Monster Fish Thai Top Ten

Zeb travels across Thailand to identify as many of the country’s monster fish species as possible, assess their status in the wild and meet the locals who can help these giants survive.
  • 2010
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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Monster Fish Raging Amazon

Zeb’s in Brazil to catch a big one, so he travels to Teotonio to try to find a monster. The construction of a dam down river will destroy a critical migratory path for several species of giant catfish. Can Zeb find a monster before it’s too late?
  • 2010
  • 00:46:50
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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Monster Fish Mekong Mystery

Zeb travels to one of the world’s largest waterfalls, in Laos, where each year millions of fish climb the falls to spawn. But little is known about their exact migratory route. Plans to dam the channel could place the lives of the fish, and the millions of people who depend on them for their livelihoods, at risk. Zeb and a ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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Monster Fish Giant Eels

Zeb travels to the South Pacific in search of the largest longfin eels in the world – the New Zealand longfin and the giant mottled eel – and discovers what might be contributing to their demise.
  • 2011
  • 00:45:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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Monster Fish Great White Sturgeon

In this episode, we follow Zeb as he goes in search of the biggest and oldest of North America’s river monsters: the white sturgeon. These giants are living to a ripe old age – many of the fish Zeb will encounter on his trip are not only bigger than he is, but have lived the better part of a century. ...
  • 2009
  • 00:47:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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National Geographic Documentaries Inside Area 51’s Secrets

It's the most famous military installation in the world, yet it doesn't officially exist. Area 51 – a site for covert Cold War operations – has long been a magnet for crackpots, conspiracy theorists and the overly curious. While there may not be truth to the rumours that Area 51 is a haven for UFOs and extraterrestrials, it's clear that ...
  • 2010
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/06/2016

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Master of Disaster Death Trap

Building collapses are common throughout the world. They can crumble without warning, and can take tens of thousands of lives in an instant. Whether caused by a tornado, earthquake, an act of terrorism or poor construction, the aftermath of a collapsed building can be just as deadly as the collapse itself. Unstable floors and walls pose hazardous threats to rescue ...
  • 2008
  • 00:47:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/06/2016

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How Human Are You? The Dating Game

When it comes to mating rituals, the animal kingdom has it all. Chimps pound their chests, alligators emit guttural groans, and elk pee on themselves. Humans, it turns out, are not all that different in displaying sex-related behaviours. And we conduct experiments to prove it. In examining courtship rituals, we find that playing footsie is as common among people as ...
  • 2013
  • 00:45:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2016

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Eco-Engineering The Impossible Build

October 1989, San Francisco is hit with an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale. Fires rage in the city, bridges collapse and the World Series must halt. In Golden Gate Park, the historic Academy of Sciences is badly shaken. Structural damage forces one of the Academy’s buildings to shut down. The City of San Francisco and the museum curators ...
  • 2008
  • 00:47:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/20/2016

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