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Lifting a mind-blowing 14,000 ships a year, the Panama Canal relies on the mightiest machines: gargantuan locks, a colossal cran
How the Panama...
Opened 1914, responsible for the deaths of...
Opened 1914, responsible for the deaths of 25,000 workers, the Panama Canal is the shipping shortcut around the world.
This 19th century marvel is struggling to keep...
This 19th century marvel is struggling to keep up with 20th century demand.
The number of ships using the Canal has...
The number of ships using the Canal has increased from 1000 in 1914 to over 14,000 but how can they expand?
Marsh Mokhtari must avoid violent Columbian...
Marsh Mokhtari must avoid violent Columbian guerrilla fighters en route to Panamas legendary Darien Gap.
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Giant Squid Attack
Watch incredible footage as an underwater...
Watch incredible footage as an underwater cameraman is ambushed by a giant squid in deep, dark water.
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The concept for Kingda Ka is unveiled, CAD...
The concept for Kingda Ka is unveiled, CAD design software make it possible to virtually ride the 950 metre long track.
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A powerful surge of testosterone gives male...
A powerful surge of testosterone gives male elephants the confidence to search for big eared beauties.
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Take a trip behind the scenes of your daily...
Take a trip behind the scenes of your daily commute and meet the people working 24/7 to ensure you get there on time.
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