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  • Machine Gun show

    Machine Gun

    The evolution of the machine gun from its use in WWI to the GAU-8 Avenger, one of the deadliest machine guns in the world.

    (00:34)
  • Inmate to Excon show

    Inmate to Excon

    There’s one thing harder than being inside one of America’s toughest prisons – being on the outside.

    (01:23)
  • Women on the Edge show

    Women on the Edge

    Wayne County Jail, Detroit, is targeting habitual femail offenders, for help, not punishment.

    (00:52)
  • Kids Behind Bars show

    Kids Behind Bars

    Welcome to the Youthful Offenders System, the best chance for Colorado’s violent teens.

    (01:01)
  • Perfect Weapon: Skull Smashers show

    Perfect Weapon: Skull Smashers

    Discover how weapons have been used to smash skulls for centuries in Skull Smashers.

    (01:41)
  • 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...

    (00:52)
  • The Alhambra show

    The Alhambra

    The most impressive monument to Muslim engineering in the Western world the Alhambra towers over Granada in southern Spain....

    (01:01)
  • 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)
  • The Alhambra: Water show

    The Alhambra: Water

    How did the Alhambra get water for survival? Find out how the practical uses of water created a beautiful oasis in the heart...

    (02:58)
  • Petra show

    Petra

    Petra is one of the world’s most mysterious ancient cities with the Al Khazneh building at its entrance an engineering...

    (01:04)
  • Petra: Water in the Desert show

    Petra: Water in the Desert

    Discover how the Nabutian builders of Petra transported water through the scorching desert using terracotta pipes, and...

    (02:59)
  • 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)
  • Petra: Ancient City show

    Petra: Ancient City

    The ancient lost city of Petra is a magnificent sight – find out how it was discovered in the eighteenth century and why it...

    (02:28)
  • St. Paul's Cathedral: Parliament show

    St. Paul's Cathedral: Parliament

    Sir Christopher Wren made a colossal gamble in completing St. Paul’s Cathedral, putting in the equivalent of $6 million of...

    (03:00)
  • St. Paul's Cathedral: The Great Model Design show

    St. Paul's Cathedral: The Great Model Design

    The equivalent of half a million dollars in today’s money, Sir Christopher Wren’s ‘great model design’ of St. Paul’s...

    (02:58)
  • St. Paul's Cathedral: Out of the Fire show

    St. Paul's Cathedral: Out of the Fire

    Discover the secrets behind the building of St Paul’s Cathedral, one of the iconic landmarks of London and how its...

    (04:52)
  • Hagia Sofia: Decoration show

    Hagia Sofia: Decoration

    Discover the intricate detail of mosaics, gold and marble that went into the lavish decoration of Hagia Sophia.

    (03:00)
  • Machu Picchu show

    Machu Picchu

    600 years of torrential rains and landslides have done little to diminish the awesome sight of Machu Picchu. Find out how it...

    (00:55)
  • Machu Picchu: Inca Architecture show

    Machu Picchu: Inca Architecture

    Beneath the temple of the sun at Machu Picchu lies a mysterious sub-structure, a stone giant that serves as the temple’s...

    (02:51)
  • Machu Picchu: Battling Gravity show

    Machu Picchu: Battling Gravity

    Perched high above a mountain ridge, Machu Picchu architects face a constant battle with gravity – discover how the...

    (03:00)