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National Geographic Channel

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  • Dad Gets a Gardner show

    Dad Gets a Gardner

    Christian heads to Fort Ross looking to purchase something special, and he finds it!

    (02:54)
  • The Beast of Buchenwald show

    The Beast of Buchenwald

    Ilse Koch was purported to have a sadistic fascination with flesh; did she make lamps from people?

    (01:50)
  • The Challenger Launch show

    The Challenger Launch

    When NASA's Challenger space shuttle suddenly exploded after launch, the space programme was never the same.

    (02:46)
  • Evacuating the Towers show

    Evacuating the Towers

    Firemen race to evacuate the North Tower minutes before it collapses.

    (02:59)
  • Searching for Fellow Firemen show

    Searching for Fellow Firemen

    In the midst of the chaos of the fallen twin towers, firemen are able to save some of their own.

    (02:52)
  • The Colombo Family show

    The Colombo Family

    The Colombos have gone down in history as one of the most violent families in the American Mafia.

    (02:18)
  • The Nostradamus Effect show

    The Nostradamus Effect

    Experts and modern seers examine the work of Nostradamus to see whether the future really can be predicted.

    (01:17)
  • Perfect Weapon: Slings And Arrows show

    Perfect Weapon: Slings And Arrows

    Watch as a selection of history's most gruesome projectile weapons are tested for their accuracy and deadliness.

    (01:34)
  • Jet show

    Jet

    The jet engine led to revolutionary changes in aerial combat but huge risks were taken by designers, pilots and air crews in or...

    (00:52)
  • The Alhambra: The Watchtower show

    The Alhambra: The Watchtower

    Discover the secrets of the Alhambra’s defences and explore the watchtower – the anchor for the planned Muslim fortress.

    (02:57)
  • Petra: Master Engineering show

    Petra: Master Engineering

    Find out about the constructional engineering that went in to building Al Khazneh, which is integrated into the rock face.

    (02:55)
  • St Pauls Cathedral: Religious Conflict show

    St Pauls Cathedral: Religious Conflict

    It was 9 years after the Great Fire of London before work on St Paul’s Cathedral began. But in an age of intense religious di...

    (02:59)
  • Hagia Sofia: Ancient Heart show

    Hagia Sofia: Ancient Heart

    Istanbul, ancient Constantinople, home to the Byzantium Empire, has at its heart the Hagia Sophia. Uncover the startling histor...

    (02:53)
  • Angkor Wat: Magic Stone show

    Angkor Wat: Magic Stone

    Laterite, a ‘magic stone,’ was massively important in the construction of Angkor Wat, plus, we uncover the difficulties eng...

    (03:00)
  • Andrew McGongile show

    Andrew McGongile

    Andrew McGonigle - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Monkey Thieves show

    Monkey Thieves

    The monkey-catcher releases the captured monkeys out in the country, far from their temple home. They are now lost and bewilder...

    (00:54)
  • Food Shortages show

    Food Shortages

    Millions of the world’s poorest populations in 2008 suffered severe food shortages as crops failed and food prices spiked.

    (03:00)
  • Atlantic Hurricanes show

    Atlantic Hurricanes

    Research has found 90% of Atlantic hurricanes were preceded by lightning storms over the highlands of East Africa in Ethiopia. ...

    (03:00)
  • Myanmar Cyclone show

    Myanmar Cyclone

    May 2nd, 2008 Cyclone Nargis slammed the nation of Myanmar, killing nearly 130,000 people. Typhoon, cyclones, and hurricanes de...

    (02:47)
  • Volcanic Eruptions show

    Volcanic Eruptions

    64 volcanoes erupted in 2008. One-tenth of the world's population lives in the shadow of an active volcano. The University of P...

    (05:00)