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  • Rolex Awards 2008 show

    Rolex Awards 2008

    The Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Germans sign treaty with USSR show

    Germans sign treaty with USSR

    Hitler, who swore to destroy Communism has a history-making treaty signed with his worst enemy, the USSR.

    (03:09)
  • Hitler declares war on Jews show

    Hitler declares war on Jews

    Hitler hammers home his simplistic nationalist slogans. He wants to make Germany the world power.

    (03:09)
  • Swamp-hattan show

    Swamp-hattan

    New York City is flooded after the storm. Man's historical efforts to build over swamp can be quickly crippled by Mother Nature.

    (01:47)
  • Powerless show

    Powerless

    A first-hand account of the Brooklyn streets when the storm knocked the power out.

    (02:18)
  • Trying to Abandon Ship show

    Trying to Abandon Ship

    The captain of the Costa Concordia abandons ship before the passengers are safe.

    (03:07)
  • Chelyabinsk Meteor Caught on Tape show

    Chelyabinsk Meteor Caught on Tape

    When a meteor breached the Earth’s atmosphere near Chelyabinsk, Russia, footage of the event was captured on many recording...

    (02:38)
  • Earthquake show

    Earthquake

    Half the world's population lives in striking distance of a major fault line. Ultimate Disaster examines key earthquakes of...

    (00:54)
  • Talal Akasheh show

    Talal Akasheh

    Talal Akasheh - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • New Carissa show

    New Carissa

    Many of the world's best salvage teams have tried and failed to move the 'wreck that will not die' off the Oregon coast. Meet...

    (02:54)
  • The New Flame show

    The New Flame

    Salvage operations rely on brains as well as brawn. Off the Gibraltar coast a salvage team uses high-tech equipment to device...

    (02:20)
  • Earth Report 2009 show

    Earth Report 2009

    Scientific breakthroughs from 2008 will form the core of this year’s Earth Report. Young high-energy experts from around...

    (01:15)
  • 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)
  • Endangered Animals show

    Endangered Animals

    Hundreds of thousands of plants and animals worldwide are already threatened by over-hunting, deforestation and the...

    (05:00)
  • Artic Ice show

    Artic Ice

    Some feared that the arctic ice would retreat further than ever and lead to an 'ice free' north pole. The volume of ice did...

    (02:51)
  • 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...

    (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...

    (05:00)
  • Germans invade Soviet Union show

    Germans invade Soviet Union

    Hitler's deputy Rudolph Hess bails out of a Messerschmitt over Glasgow, in an effort to make peace with Great Britain. The...

    (03:09)
  • The German's enter Belgium show

    The German's enter Belgium

    The Germans enter Belgium, unleashing their aerial offensive. Cities in eastern and northern France are bombed and Winston...

    (03:11)