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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 25,0...
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 increas...
The number of ships using the Canal has increased from 1000 in 1914 to over 14,000 but how can they expand?
Can wood power ...
A wood-powered pick-up truck takes to the stree...
A wood-powered pick-up truck takes to the streets of London with modern-day activists, Trees for Cities.
programme Planet Mechanics Tree Powered Truck
The regional lifeguard competition sees Austral...
The regional lifeguard competition sees Australia's best watermen go head-to-head.
programme Bondi Rescue Team
Established 42 years ago as a small town gas st...
Established 42 years ago as a small town gas station, 'IOWA 80' is now the world's largest truck stop.
Soweto City Cup
Patrick, a rising football star, competes with ...
Patrick, a rising football star, competes with other young players for a spot at the Nike Academy in England.
programme Soccer City
genre World Culture
Ancient Lines i...
Contemporary scholars investigate huge geometri...
Contemporary scholars investigate huge geometric markings made by the Nasca people 2,000 years ago on Peru's dry pampa.
programme Nasca Lines