Sunday

28 August

  • 06:00

    Is It Real?

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    Ancient Astronauts, Season 1 | Episode 21

    Evolution, intelligent design or alien visitation? A dedicated group of believers insist that we were visited by aliens thousands of years ago and we owe our existence to them. Some experts arent so sure. Join the National Geographic Channel as Is It Real? examines the evidence and separates the science from the science fiction.

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  • 06:30

    Money Meltdown

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    Silver Sword, Golden Pig, Season 1 | Episode 11

    Diego explores the martial arts world in search of weapons that might be made with precious metals. He hits a dead end with a master sensei, but the sensei refers him to a surly ancient weapons dealer. Rich knows that marine testing equipment was made with precious metals in order to withstand salt water corrosion. He visits a warehouse that turns out to be a treasure trove of old test equipment, but little worth buying is available for sale. And Dave travels 200 miles to visit a gold mine in search of crystalized gold, one of the rarest forms of gold on the planet. He strikes out in finding any gold in the mine, but when he coaxes some raw specimens from the mine owner, Dave is poised to uncover a type of gold that is often worth several times more than regular gold.

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  • 07:00

    Cold Water Gold

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    Be Careful What You Wish For, Season 1 | Episode 7

    Its late fall, and the mackerel arent running at all on the northeast shore of Newfoundland. Fearful of losing his veteran crew, Richard has decided to take the biggest gamble of his career and head 200 nautical miles north to Labrador in search of the elusive and valuable fish. After laying down $10,000 on fuel and supplies, one of his most trusted crew members delivers crushing news the night before the big trip.

  • 08:00

    Wicked Tuna

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    Bait And Switch, Season 4 | Episode 15

    Hard Merchandise's closest rivals are all within striking distance of the lead and the battle for the top spot will go down to the final day.

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  • 08:50

    Drain the Titanic

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    Drain The Titanic, Season 0 | Episode 1

    New science is painting a clearer picture of how the Titanic actually sank, and new theories are now emerging on how and when she actually broke apart

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  • 09:40

    Drain the Ocean: WWII

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    Drain the Ocean: WWII, Season 0 | Episode 1

    This is a world you have never seen before ... a world normally hidden under miles of water, the landscape of the ocean bed. Combining the latest scientific data with state of the art CGI computer hardware and specially written software, we drain the water from the oceans to reveal the mountains, canyons, plains and volcanoes that are more dramatic than anything on dry land.

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  • 10:30

    Yukon River Run

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    Alaskan adventurer Scotty Lamkin and his crew stop in the tiny village of Rampart, desperate to find a boat and motor to help steer their raft.

  • 11:20

    Time Scanners

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    Colosseum, Season 1 | Episode 4

    Engineer Steve Burrows leads his team of laser-scanning experts to Rome in Italy on a quest to uncover unanswered mysteries at the Colosseum

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  • 12:10

    Nat Geo's Most Amazing Photos

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    Killer Current, Season 1 | Episode 7

    Renowned underwater photographer Brian Skerry is known for not only taking stunning images, but for bringing important environmental issues to the general public's attention. Despite this experience, he's not prepared for what he finds on his latest assignment for National Geographic magazine, when he travels to a remote corner of the planet to photograph "pristine" coral reefs in the Phoenix Islands. He arrives to find hectares of dead coral - the result of increased water temperatures due to a recent El Niño event. With just over a week to document the area through photographs, Brian is unsure what story he'll be able to tell, until - amidst the desolation, Brian finds signs that, like the proverbial phoenix rising from the ashes, the coral here is rebuilding itself. It seems that when left to its own devices, life really does find a way.

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  • 12:40

    Genius By Stephen Hawking

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    Where Are We?, Season 1 | Episode 1

    Stephen Hawking takes a group of three volunteers on a journey of discovery. He sets them a series of challenges to help them answer some big questions about the world around us, and shows how easy it is to reach some startling conclusions - if you can put yourself into the mind of a genius.

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  • 13:40

    Genius By Stephen Hawking

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    What Am I?, Season 1 | Episode 2

    As his epic new series continues Stephen Hawking sets three ordinary people a series of fun challenges to try and get them to understand what they really are. In this episode the volunteers are led to an amazing realisation about the nature of life itself.

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  • 14:35

    Genius By Stephen Hawking

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    Are We Alone?, Season 1 | Episode 3

    Stephen Hawking takes a group of three volunteers on a journey of discovery. He sets them a series of challenges to help them answer some big questions about the world around us, the most important question intelligent beings can ask - what are the chances of us being just one life form among many in a magnificent living universe? Knowing the answer would put our very existence into its ultimate context: it may even affect our destiny as a species. Hawking shows how easy it is to reach some startling conclusions - if you can put yourself into the mind of a genius.

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  • 15:30

    Genius By Stephen Hawking

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    Why Are We Here?, Season 1 | Episode 4

    Stephen Hawking takes a group of three volunteers on a journey of discovery. He sets them a series of challenges to help them answer some big questions about the world around us, and shows how easy it is to reach some startling conclusions - if you can put yourself into the mind of a genius.

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  • 16:25

    Genius By Stephen Hawking

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    Where Did the Universe Come From?, Season 1 | Episode 5

    Stephen Hawking takes a group of three ordinary people on a journey of discovery. He sets them a series of challenges to help them answer the greatest mysteries of the universe. Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered where it all came from? The answer is the Big Bang. Everything in existence bursting from a miniscule speck called a singularity, to fill the cosmos with energy and matter. But where was the Big Bang? Where did it come from? Hawking shows how easy it is to follow the greatest thinkers in history, to decipher the vast and complex nature of the universe, and discover the origin of the cosmos.

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  • 17:20

    Genius By Stephen Hawking

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    Can We Time Travel?, Season 1 | Episode 6

    Stephen Hawking takes a group of three ordinary people on a journey of discovery. He sets them a series of challenges to help them answer the greatest mysteries of the universe. If you could time travel where would you, go? Or rather, when would you go to? Hollywood movie directors and sci-fi writers have found time travel an irresistible topic, but is it actually possible? Hawking shows how to re-think what we know about time, and follow some of the greatest thinkers in history, to decide fact from fiction and understand one of the most intriguing concepts in science.

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  • 18:15

    Science of Stupid

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    High Lines and Backflips, Season 2 | Episode 15

    It's best to learn the laws of physics - if you ignore them you're likely to be on a one-way flight to the pavement.

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  • 18:40

    Science of Stupid

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    Head Bangers and Acrobats, Season 2 | Episode 16

    Exercise caution when headbanging, attempting a swan lift, or jumping into a bin, or you could embarrass and even injure yourself.

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  • 19:10

    Science of Stupid

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    Soccer Balls and Mouse Traps, Season 2 | Episode 17

    Break down two shooting styles soccer players use to launch their game-changing penalty kicks the powerful direct strike, and the more refined curler.

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  • 19:35

    Science of Stupid

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    Table Dancing and Sock Sliding, Season 2 | Episode 18

    Ever slipped on ice and wondered why?…Ever been perplexed by your failure to throw a Frisbee….or spent sleepless nights trying to work out why your BMX jump ended up in a hospital visit?

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  • 20:05

    Drain the Bermuda Triangle

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    Drain The Bermuda Triangle, Season 0 | Episode 1

    Find out exactly lies below the surface of the mythical Bermuda Triangle with the aid of data from sophisticated sonar surveys.

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  • 21:00

    Light the Ocean

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    Light the Ocean, 1, Season 0 | Episode 1

    Gain a new perspective on the murky depths of the ocean world, as we use special computer animation software to turn the waters crystal clear.

  • 21:55

    Inside the American Mob

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    In 1980, the five families of New York City continue to run the American mob with an iron fist and a million scams. But one of the most successful and enduring mob families in America is in Philadelphia, an organized crime operation run by an old school don named Angelo Bruno. In 1980, Bruno is assassinated, and a bloody new era begins. The Genovese family want a cut of the action in the newly booming Atlantic City, and their man on the shore is a ruthless gangster named Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo, who rises through the ranks after Bruno is killed. Phil Testa takes over the Philly family, but, within a year, a bomb detonates on his porch, blowing him to pieces. Scarfo becomes the boss, and his number two is his nephew, Philip "Crazy Phil" Leonetti, a hit man raised from childhood to be a cold-blooded murderer.

  • 22:50

    Airport Security: Colombia

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    Airport Security Colombia, 5, Season 1 | Episode 5

    El Dorado International Airport officials must put their sagacity and experience to the test in order to detect the boldest and most original attempts at breaking the law that take place at the airport. In this episode, three passengers are caught carrying a total of 120 cocaine capsules inside their bodies and they in turn confess the dramatic circumstances they claim pushed them into committing a crime. Immigration agents face the challenge of deporting eight Bangladeshi nationals who are traveling using false documentation. Also, a young man shows great imagination when he hides a stash of cocaine in an unexpected part of his luggage. And a Dutch passenger dares to carry large quantities of cocaine in the fake bottom of both his suitcases. Meanwhile, customs officials work tirelessly to stop undeclared cash from entering the country, as it is sometimes linked to criminal activity.

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  • 23:45

    Airport Security: Colombia

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    Airport Security Colombia, 6, Season 1 | Episode 6

    The Narcotics Division of El Dorado International Airport fights another day to stop drug traffickers, who find the most unexpected ways to smuggle narcotics out of the country. In this episode the officers suspect a young woman, but, upon closer inspection of her bag, they don't seem to find anything in the usual hiding spots and they'll have to dig deeper to determine whether she's trying to break the law. Then a young woman claims to have been tricked when she agreed to carry somebody else's bag as the officers find illegal drugs in it and two young men risk their lives by trying to smuggle cocaine capsules inside their stomach. Meanwhile, immigration officers stumble upon an unusual case as a Colombian woman arrives with her newborn baby from Germany but without carrying the proper documentation. The officers will have to determine if they can allow the minor to enter the country and if so, how.

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  • 00:40

    Inside the American Mob

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    In 1980, the five families of New York City continue to run the American mob with an iron fist and a million scams. But one of the most successful and enduring mob families in America is in Philadelphia, an organized crime operation run by an old school don named Angelo Bruno. In 1980, Bruno is assassinated, and a bloody new era begins. The Genovese family want a cut of the action in the newly booming Atlantic City, and their man on the shore is a ruthless gangster named Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo, who rises through the ranks after Bruno is killed. Phil Testa takes over the Philly family, but, within a year, a bomb detonates on his porch, blowing him to pieces. Scarfo becomes the boss, and his number two is his nephew, Philip "Crazy Phil" Leonetti, a hit man raised from childhood to be a cold-blooded murderer.

  • 01:35

    Drain the Bermuda Triangle

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    Drain The Bermuda Triangle, Season 0 | Episode 1

    Find out exactly lies below the surface of the mythical Bermuda Triangle with the aid of data from sophisticated sonar surveys.

    Go to show
  • 02:30

    Light the Ocean

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    Light the Ocean, 1, Season 0 | Episode 1

    Gain a new perspective on the murky depths of the ocean world, as we use special computer animation software to turn the waters crystal clear.

  • 03:30

    Money Meltdown

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    Silver Sword, Golden Pig, Season 1 | Episode 11

    Diego explores the martial arts world in search of weapons that might be made with precious metals. He hits a dead end with a master sensei, but the sensei refers him to a surly ancient weapons dealer. Rich knows that marine testing equipment was made with precious metals in order to withstand salt water corrosion. He visits a warehouse that turns out to be a treasure trove of old test equipment, but little worth buying is available for sale. And Dave travels 200 miles to visit a gold mine in search of crystalized gold, one of the rarest forms of gold on the planet. He strikes out in finding any gold in the mine, but when he coaxes some raw specimens from the mine owner, Dave is poised to uncover a type of gold that is often worth several times more than regular gold.

    Go to show
  • 04:00

    Nat Geo's Most Amazing Photos

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    Killer Current, Season 1 | Episode 7

    Renowned underwater photographer Brian Skerry is known for not only taking stunning images, but for bringing important environmental issues to the general public's attention. Despite this experience, he's not prepared for what he finds on his latest assignment for National Geographic magazine, when he travels to a remote corner of the planet to photograph "pristine" coral reefs in the Phoenix Islands. He arrives to find hectares of dead coral - the result of increased water temperatures due to a recent El Niño event. With just over a week to document the area through photographs, Brian is unsure what story he'll be able to tell, until - amidst the desolation, Brian finds signs that, like the proverbial phoenix rising from the ashes, the coral here is rebuilding itself. It seems that when left to its own devices, life really does find a way.

    Go to show
  • 04:30

    Megacities

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    Hong Kong is the worlds busiest container port. A system of incredible complexity and technology that millions depend on, but few understand. A fantastic voyage now begins: a journey deep inside … the world's MegaCities.

  • 05:00

    Abandoned

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    Maryland Grist Mill, Season 1 | Episode 3

    Jay, Dan, and Mark search for forgotten relics in a rare historic gem - an 18th-century gristmill in Westminster, Maryland thats been abandoned for decades . During its heyday, farmers brought their grains here to be ground into flour , and the mill was a bustling cornerstone of trade for the local community . Now, the team moves through the dilapidated structures on the property, hunting for valuable objects, some of which may even date back to when the place first opened its doors . In each building, they discover a myriad of historic relics, from antique farming equipment to old-fashioned cooking devices . But the old grist mill is where they come across their biggest payoff . A temple to the art of pre-industrial engineering , its an impressive structure that turns out to be a salvagers paradise . Buried underneath a pile of rubble, they uncover a set of artistic ceramic tiles from the 19th century . Its a major find, one that Jay believes is worth a lot of money . Hes determined to save the beautiful tiles and the other relics, before theyre lost in the rundown buildings, already falling apart . But to do this, he must negotiate with the mills owner, a man whos attached to the property and is clearly not ready to let go .

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  • 05:30

    Is It Real?

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    Ancient Astronauts, Season 1 | Episode 21

    Evolution, intelligent design or alien visitation? A dedicated group of believers insist that we were visited by aliens thousands of years ago and we owe our existence to them. Some experts arent so sure. Join the National Geographic Channel as Is It Real? examines the evidence and separates the science from the science fiction.

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Monday

29 August

  • 06:00

    Is It Real?

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    Life On Mars, Season 1 | Episode 25

    As long as we have lifted eyes into space, we have dreamed one day finding life on another planet. Scientists believe Mars may be the planet in our solar system that has life. But is there really life on Mars? Join Is it Real?: Life on Mars as the National Geographic Channel analyzes the data of the foremost minds in planetary science and amateur "researchers" who have dedicated their lives to the subject, scrutinizes pictures of the surface of Mars and explores Mars-like terrain here on earth. NGC separates soaring scientific triumphs from flights of pure fancy.

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  • 06:30

    Brain Games

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    Don't Be Afraid, Season 2 | Episode 5

    When it comes to fear, we are sometimes at the mercy of our brain. But would it surprise you to know that a healthy dose of fear is actually good for you? This episode of Brain Games reveals the science behind fear and surprise, and youll see how fear can give you a feeling of heightened ability, why you get that tingling sensation down your spine and why you shouldnt be afraid of being afraid.

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  • 07:00

    Filthy Riches

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    Harvest Moon, Season 1 | Episode 1

    Making a living off the land is tough, but for some, they wouldn't have it any other way. For Ray Turner, this means constantly rebuilding his eel weir in preparation for the annual eel migration on the Delaware River. Ray battles the fast moving river current to move large rocks and repair the weir breaches. For Billy Taylor and his sons, surviving off the land means hunting in the dense Appalachian Mountains for the prized root ginseng. The Taylors have their first big order of the season, but they must first survive an encounter with a venomous snake in order to dig up the seng. Bloodworm hunters Andy and Jim are racing against the incoming tide of the Maine mudflats. One wrong step and they could be stuck, waist-deep, in quicksand-like mud pits. Burl hunter Greg is searching for Box Elder burls, but only has one day to do it. Greg and Al will have to risk their safety if they want to drag the burls from the canyon before the sun sets.

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  • 08:00

    Big Fish Texas

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    King of the Gulf, Season 1 | Episode 1

    Buddy Guidon is a legend in the Gulf of Mexico. Through years of hard work he built up his fishing business and opened up "Katie's Seafood Market"; now he's got his whole family involved. Buddy's son Nick runs the business side of the company, and he's got an order for 15,000 lbs of fish that needs to be caught in 24 hours. With no crew available to help with the request, Buddy must go out with his brother Kenny and son Hans to do it themselves. When Hans injures his arm though, Buddy and Kenny are in a race against the clock to catch enough fish to fill the order.

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  • 08:50

    Megastructures

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    Building Green Beijing, Season 1 | Episode 59

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  • 09:40

    Kid Nomad: Mongolia

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    The series continues as Chris Bashinelli visits Mongolia to learn how times are changing on the steppe.

  • 10:40

    Yukon River Run

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    Three hundred miles downriver, on the banks of Galena, the three crews turn their attention to their season-ending goals.

  • 11:25

    Nazi Underworld

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    Hitler's Desert Fox, Season 1 | Episode 2

    Erwin Rommel, the 'Desert Fox' lived on as a legend beyond the regime he served. At the high point of his successes, his reputation alone seemed to be enough to replace entire divisions. But eventually his astonishing military successes were followed by crushing defeats. Towards the end of the war, a rift between him and the Führer emerged, ultimately resulting in a forced suicide covered up by a state burial.

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  • 12:10

    Wild Detectives

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    Fur Seals, Season 1 | Episode 1

    On this mission, we help a tiny seal pup find her missing mommy. We also investigate the legend of a giant pig monster named Hogzilla; visit a real dog with the nose of a seasoned detective; explore many types of octopuses and discover why a dung beetle needs to make a clean getaway with a load of, well, ... dung.

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  • 12:40

    Nat Geo Amazing

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    From bike stunts, to edible spiders, to alligator eating snakes, National Geographic is taking you on an adventure to explore our world.

  • 13:35

    Nat Geo's Most Amazing Photos

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    Lightning, Season 1 | Episode 4

    Photographer Carsten Peter and lightning researcher Tim Samaras are chasing lightning storms in the North American Southwest on "Nat Geo's Most Amazing Photos: Lightning." Carsten's dual missions are to shoot pictures of lightning for National Geographic magazine and to photograph Samaras as he tries to capture scientifically valuable images of the process that occurs when an electrical strike from the ground meets a bolt from the sky. If successful, the men could take a ground-breaking photograph. But it is dangerous. Will they get the lightning or will the lightning get them?

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  • 14:05

    Evacuate Earth

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    Frozen Earth, Season 1 | Episode 6

    What might happen if a strange dark force pulls earth from its orbit around the sun and sends us drifting out into the cold darkness of space, an icy chill descends, robbing us of warmth and food? Could mankind find ways to insulate ourselves and survive in a darkening, alien environment? Can the heart of our planet take the place of the only source of warmth and light mankind has ever known: our sun? Find out…

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  • 15:00

    Megacities

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    It's the world's biggest city. It sprawls across more than 1,400 square kilometers. But for the 18 million people who live here, it's not just another metropolis. Mexico City is ground zero. This Mega-city violates the first rule of real estate: location. On one side: one of the world's most earthquake-prone hotspots. On the other: one of the world's most active volcanoes. And beneath their feet - a shaky foundation of landfill. To Mother Nature, Mexico City is one big target. And any moment, the Big One could hit. But against the most destructive force of nature, the city is tapping the power of science. From subways to freeways, Mexico City is harnessing cutting-edge technology to build in safety. Towering over the city is Latin America's tallest skyscraper - built to ride out an earthquake on giant shock absorbers. Most of all, the city is now armed with a slender line of defense: an earthquake detection system, built to give the city a one-minute warning before a quake arrives. Because today, the question isn't if another earthquake will hit - but when.

  • 15:30

    Shark Men

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    The Shark Men have reached their last days at Guadalupe Island, so they want to make the most of it. They catch one more female great white, Annika, and Dr. Domeier hopes that a blood sample from her will complete his Guadalupe breeding ground research. They also wrangle Apache, a male, a fighter, and their biggest shark to date.

  • 16:25

    Ancient Megastructures

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    Petra, Season 2 | Episode 2

    Stuck between a rock and a hard place in the unforgiving deserts of Petra, in modern day Jordan, the Nabataean dream of a glorious royal city must have seemed like little more than a very grand mirage. Standing at the crossroads of the ancient Near East, discover how these wealthy traders would turn engineering on its head to create one of the most awe-inspiring monuments, the Khazneh. Discover how the Nabataeans held back flash-floods to protect their greatest monument, and why clues hidden deep in the building reveal the great king whose vision created this masterpiece. We travel back through time to reveal how human resourcefulness and courageous endeavour would create one of the ancient worlds most magnificent megastructures, the Khazneh

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  • 17:20

    Star Talk

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    Gina McCarthy, Season 1 | Episode 16

    Host Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews Gina McCarthy, the Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency.

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  • 18:15

    Big Fish Texas

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    King of the Gulf, Season 1 | Episode 1

    Buddy Guidon is a legend in the Gulf of Mexico. Through years of hard work he built up his fishing business and opened up "Katie's Seafood Market"; now he's got his whole family involved. Buddy's son Nick runs the business side of the company, and he's got an order for 15,000 lbs of fish that needs to be caught in 24 hours. With no crew available to help with the request, Buddy must go out with his brother Kenny and son Hans to do it themselves. When Hans injures his arm though, Buddy and Kenny are in a race against the clock to catch enough fish to fill the order.

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  • 19:10

    Science of Stupid

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    Beer Pong and Wall Vaults, Season 2 | Episode 21

    In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate oneself when vaulting over walls, bouncing on gym balls and playing beer pong.

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  • 19:35

    Science of Stupid

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    Ping Pong and Leg Waxing, Season 2 | Episode 22

    Standing up in and stepping on and off boats can be a tricky business. There are several factors to remember otherwise you might not be the only one who lands in the drink.

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  • 20:05

    Inside the Ring

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    Inside the Ring, 1, Season 0 | Episode 1

    Inside the Ring is the extraordinary tale of how a few country racers' the quest for speed gave rise to a world famous grand prix racing circuit, and ultimately, how the Ring Nürburgring found new life as the ultimate automotive testing venue in the world. This is the inside story of how automotive manufacturers push modern machines to the very limits of physics and a key to understanding mankind's relentless quest to push it harder, go faster and brake later in the endless evolution of the automobile.

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  • 21:00

    Breakthrough

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    Energy on the Edge, Season 1 | Episode 5

    Everything that we do to move, live, work, play, create, and survive, is sustained by spinning a wheel. We've long relied on fossil fuels, but the supply is finite and the environmental costs of burning them are growing. Enter a new generation of inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs who are looking to the edge of discovery for new ways to keep these wheels in motion.

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  • 21:55

    Taboo USA

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    Everyone is born different and it's these differences that make up a colorful and diverse world. But for some, being born different has pushed them into the realm of the Taboo. In California, two "natural-born" Satanists devote their lives to the Devil, while a man who believes he's really a dog, trapped in a human body, lives out his canine fantasies in Pittsburgh. Also, a dominatrix takes the idea of training "ponies" to a whole new level. And a real life vampire tries to step outside the stereotypical Hollywood mold, in the darkness of New Orleans

  • 22:50

    Drain the Bermuda Triangle

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    Drain The Bermuda Triangle, Season 0 | Episode 1

    Find out exactly lies below the surface of the mythical Bermuda Triangle with the aid of data from sophisticated sonar surveys.

    Go to show
  • 23:45

    Light the Ocean

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    Light the Ocean, 1, Season 0 | Episode 1

    Gain a new perspective on the murky depths of the ocean world, as we use special computer animation software to turn the waters crystal clear.

  • 00:40

    Taboo USA

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    Everyone is born different and it's these differences that make up a colorful and diverse world. But for some, being born different has pushed them into the realm of the Taboo. In California, two "natural-born" Satanists devote their lives to the Devil, while a man who believes he's really a dog, trapped in a human body, lives out his canine fantasies in Pittsburgh. Also, a dominatrix takes the idea of training "ponies" to a whole new level. And a real life vampire tries to step outside the stereotypical Hollywood mold, in the darkness of New Orleans

  • 01:35

    Inside the Ring

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    Inside the Ring, 1, Season 0 | Episode 1

    Inside the Ring is the extraordinary tale of how a few country racers' the quest for speed gave rise to a world famous grand prix racing circuit, and ultimately, how the Ring Nürburgring found new life as the ultimate automotive testing venue in the world. This is the inside story of how automotive manufacturers push modern machines to the very limits of physics and a key to understanding mankind's relentless quest to push it harder, go faster and brake later in the endless evolution of the automobile.

    Go to show
  • 02:30

    Breakthrough

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    Energy on the Edge, Season 1 | Episode 5

    Everything that we do to move, live, work, play, create, and survive, is sustained by spinning a wheel. We've long relied on fossil fuels, but the supply is finite and the environmental costs of burning them are growing. Enter a new generation of inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs who are looking to the edge of discovery for new ways to keep these wheels in motion.

    Go to show
  • 03:30

    Brain Games

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    Don't Be Afraid, Season 2 | Episode 5

    When it comes to fear, we are sometimes at the mercy of our brain. But would it surprise you to know that a healthy dose of fear is actually good for you? This episode of Brain Games reveals the science behind fear and surprise, and youll see how fear can give you a feeling of heightened ability, why you get that tingling sensation down your spine and why you shouldnt be afraid of being afraid.

    Go to show
  • 04:00

    Wild Detectives

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    Fur Seals, Season 1 | Episode 1

    On this mission, we help a tiny seal pup find her missing mommy. We also investigate the legend of a giant pig monster named Hogzilla; visit a real dog with the nose of a seasoned detective; explore many types of octopuses and discover why a dung beetle needs to make a clean getaway with a load of, well, ... dung.

    Go to show
  • 04:30

    Megacities

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    It's called the "city of gold." From the oldest stock exchange in Asia to the largest film industry in the world…Mumbai is a city of glamour and glitz. It's India's largest, richest and fastest city. Millions come here chasing their dreams. And to keep these people on the move, Mumbai must keep moving. More than any other city in the world, public transportation is Mumbai's lifeline. Mumbai's trains and buses keep this city in the fast lane…but by 2020, this city of 13 million will swell to an astounding 20 million people. Mumbai will become the most populous city in the world! Will this megacity continue to thrive? Or will it come to a screeching halt?

  • 05:00

    Abandoned

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    Pabst Blue Ribbon Factory, Season 1 | Episode 7

    Jay and the crew hunt for treasures in the abandoned headquarters of the Pabst Brewing Company, a sprawling castle-like complex that dates back to 1844. For this mission, the team must travel hundreds of miles to Milwaukee, but for Jay, the potential rewards justify the long haul. Once home to the nations largest brewery, the cavernous building is rich in legend and history. That means it could be filled with valuable relics that celebrate the Pabst story. Jay also knows that the company has a mass of loyal followers, and the right devotee would likely shell out big bucks for its memorabilia. When the three begin exploring, it isnt long before they realize the place is a treasure trove of brewery collectibles. The basement is packed with old ads and vintage signs, while the hallways are lined with handsome aged wooden barrels. In one room, they come across a large vault that contains an original set of building blueprints. Even the infirmary turns out to be a small gold mine with hospital gear marked with the famous Pabst logo. But upstairs in the executive suite, is where they make their most impressive discovery a beautifully-crafted rolltop desk that once belonged to the legendary Captain Pabst. Jay immediately falls in love with the piece, and is anxious to take it home, along with all the other items that were picked up throughout the day. But first, hell have to strike a deal with the property owner and his quirky pricing. Jay must somehow negotiate the numbers down. Otherwise, the whole trip is a bust, and his business takes a big hit.

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  • 05:30

    Is It Real?

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    Life On Mars, Season 1 | Episode 25

    As long as we have lifted eyes into space, we have dreamed one day finding life on another planet. Scientists believe Mars may be the planet in our solar system that has life. But is there really life on Mars? Join Is it Real?: Life on Mars as the National Geographic Channel analyzes the data of the foremost minds in planetary science and amateur "researchers" who have dedicated their lives to the subject, scrutinizes pictures of the surface of Mars and explores Mars-like terrain here on earth. NGC separates soaring scientific triumphs from flights of pure fancy.

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Tuesday

30 August

  • 06:00

    Is It Real?

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    Feral Children, Season 1 | Episode 26

    Green monkeys, wild dogs, grey wolves…chickens? Would any of these animals be capable of raising or caring for a child? What kind of world do we live in when a child has a wild animal for a caretaker? Can history confirm these phenomena or dispel them all to be a farce? Experts join in to share their knowledge as Is It Real? takes you on a fascinating journey to near and far to get to the bottom of this monkey business.

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  • 06:30

    Brain Games

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    Motion Commotion, Season 2 | Episode 4

    Evolving in a world that was constantly moving, our brain had to develop a sophisticated sense of motion in order to survive. This episode of Brain Games stops to ask a deceptively simple question what really is motion? We explore the science behind how our brain detects, interprets and reacts to motion, and youll see how easily this hard wiring can be fooled, for better and for worse.

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  • 07:00

    Filthy Riches

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    Go Big Or Go Home, Season 1 | Episode 2

    Across the U.S., men and women battle the elements to make a living off the land. In the forests of Michigan, Chris Matherly and Levena Holmes search high and low for prized wild mushrooms. They have a large order from a new client, but only limited time to fill it. Chris and Levena struggle to find the right mushrooms and are running out of time. In Chico, CA, Al takes a huge risk on a large burl. This burl could mean a big payday for Al, or it could be worthless. On the Delaware River, Ray is not catching as many eels as he should. He suspects something, or someone, is stealing his eels. Can his new surveillance system catch the thief? In Maine, Jim and Andy run into their rivals: the clam diggers. Both groups need the mudflats to make a living.

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  • 08:00

    Big Fish Texas

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    Blackjack Is Back, Season 1 | Episode 2

    Katie's Fish House is one of the busiest fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico, and a recent quota increase has made them even busier. Nick not only has to deal with the demands of a bustling fish house, but also his overbearing father, Buddy, critiquing his every move. Things get even more heated when Buddy finds out that one of his captains brought in a batch of bad Red Snapper under Nicks watch.

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  • 08:50

    Car S.O.S.

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    Beetle Mania, Season 1 | Episode 2

    Tim & Fuzz head to Southampton on a mission to rescue a Beetle called Boris that almost bankrupted its owner. With Boris back at base the boys uncover some truly awful repairs and shocking rust which means a lot panels get replaced, it also means they can give the old bug a new look with sloping headlamps and retro bumpers but, as ever, they dont see eye to eye on the details. To add to the makeover mix a graphic artist is commissioned to reinvent Boris wacky paint job for a laid back new life with its surfer owner. The piece de resistance is a wind up reveal in which the poor owner is told his tired old bug is vandalized, the truth, of course, is quite the reverse.

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  • 09:40

    Restoration Garage

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    Dream Cars, Season 1 | Episode 1

    David Grainger asks his team to do the impossible: replicate a car that went missing more than 70 years ago using the most flammable metal on earth. A man with a dream rolls into the Guild looking to transform his Lincoln Continental into a killer movie car from the 70s. Can the team manage two total recreations and deliver a longtime restoration classic, a 63 Thunderbird, to its owner on time?

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  • 10:30

    Yukon River Run

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    With whipping winds threatening to sink their rafts, both crews must pull over and regroup before attempting to reach the village of Koyukuk.

  • 11:20

    Nazi Underworld

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    Hitler's Women, Season 1 | Episode 3

    Amazing new insights into Hitlers personal relationships with women and their role in his life are put under the spotlight in this film. Surprising, shocking and insightful, we find out about a largely unknown aspect of Hitlers life.

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  • 12:10

    Wild Detectives

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    Blue Whales, Season 1 | Episode 2

    On this mission, we dive with the largest animals that have ever lived - Blue Whales - in a ploy to crack the secret code they use to communicate. We also solve the mystery of why Rio the parrot suddenly has a change of heart; track a group of Snow Monkeys that relocated to Texas; investigate the many species of owls and visit a detective who invites a pair of River Otters to live in his house!

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  • 12:35

    Nat Geo Amazing

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    We take you around the globe and back. From indoor skydiving, to extreme weather, to a Norwegian daredevil, our fascinating world is on display.

  • 13:35

    Nat Geo's Most Amazing Photos

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    Secret Voices, Season 1 | Episode 5

    We follow photographer Chris Rainier as he travels around the world, from India through Paraguay to Papua New Guinea, to face a crucial challenge, photographing the essence of language itself. Accompanied by two linguists, he photographs locals speaking a previously undocumented language on the northeast frontier of India, records a shaman ceremony in the Pantanal of Paraguay, and films the initiation dance of an indigenous tribe in Papua New Guinea. It's Chris's life-long objective to photograph the traditions of endangered cultures before they are lost forever but he knows time is running out. More than fifty percent of the world's 7,000 languages may be extinct by the end of the century, and Chris sees his pictures as cultural documentation for future generations - a portfolio of iconic images that may be used to revitalize cultures and languages.

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  • 14:05

    The Watch

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    Population One, Season 1 | Episode 1

    Four people living in separate remote locations in total isolation are revealed to surveillance cameras that capture their every move.

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  • 15:00

    Megacities

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    It's called the "city of gold." From the oldest stock exchange in Asia to the largest film industry in the world…Mumbai is a city of glamour and glitz. It's India's largest, richest and fastest city. Millions come here chasing their dreams. And to keep these people on the move, Mumbai must keep moving. More than any other city in the world, public transportation is Mumbai's lifeline. Mumbai's trains and buses keep this city in the fast lane…but by 2020, this city of 13 million will swell to an astounding 20 million people. Mumbai will become the most populous city in the world! Will this megacity continue to thrive? Or will it come to a screeching halt?

  • 15:30

    Shark Men

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    The Shark Men are once again in unfamiliar territory; the Sea of Cortez. This time they have a different agenda; they are chasing Amy. Dr. Domeier believes Amy has come to the Sea of Cortez to give birth. The crew soon finds out that this phenomenal region has much more to teach them. They will go on a journey to find the truth behind the great white shark folklore surrounding this area. As the crew uncovers secrets of the Sea of Cortez; the search for Amy continues.

  • 16:25

    Ancient Megastructures

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    St. Paul's Cathedral, Season 2 | Episode 3

    England 1666. A great fire engulfs the city of London, devastating everything in its path, including the magnificent Gothic cathedral of Old St Pauls. Christopher Wrens dream is to raise a new cathedral from the ashes, the centre piece of a city set to rival the grandeur of Ancient Rome. With a mathematicians belief in the inherent superiority of Classical architecture, Wren wants to create Englands first Baroque cathedral, crowned by a great dome. But even before the first stone is laid, he faces unprecedented challenges. Through a mixture of defiance, cunning and engineering brilliance, Wren sets out to realise his vision. And 36 years later, the Phoenix of St Pauls rises from the ashes of the Great Fire to become an iconic landmark of London.

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  • 17:20

    Star Talk

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    Bill Clinton, Season 1 | Episode 17

    Neil deGrasse Tyson features his interview with former president Bill Clinton, a strong advocate of science education and advancement. Comedian Chuck Nice and genomics expert Juan Enriquez discuss the importance of science education in society, the Human Genome Project, and artificial intelligence.

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  • 18:15

    Big Fish Texas

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    Blackjack Is Back, Season 1 | Episode 2

    Katie's Fish House is one of the busiest fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico, and a recent quota increase has made them even busier. Nick not only has to deal with the demands of a bustling fish house, but also his overbearing father, Buddy, critiquing his every move. Things get even more heated when Buddy finds out that one of his captains brought in a batch of bad Red Snapper under Nicks watch.

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  • 19:10

    Science of Stupid

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    Headstands and Jet Skis, Season 2 | Episode 23

    In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate oneself when standing on your head, turning on a jet ski or just attending a wedding!

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  • 19:35

    Science of Stupid

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    Tennis Racquets and Chair Dances, Season 2 | Episode 24

    In this episode we learn just how many ways there are to embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself when playing racquet sports, dancing on a chair or riding a fixed gear bike.

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  • 20:05

    Car S.O.S.

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    Phoenix Jeep, Season 1 | Episode 3

    Tim and Fuzz are drafted in to totally rebuild a beloved Jeep and repair an old mans heart after both were callously broken in an arson attack. The 4 wheel drive war horse was so frazzled by the fire that a huge amount of new parts have to be sourced but Tim valiantly campaigns to keep the history in the Jeeps scarred panels intact. Its a constant battle and the boys are put under more pressure when they find out that Dick, the Jeeps owner, is very, very fussy about all the details being just right. In an epic final scene that Spielberg would have been proud of the Jeep throws one last spanner in the work. When Dick finally sees his car he cant believe his eyes, but have the boys scored a bullseye or shot themselves in the foot?

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  • 21:00

    Restoration Garage

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    Knuckle Busters, Season 1 | Episode 2

    The Guild is under the gun! The Restorers are asked to find a way to save the life of a 1953 cartoon car with a rotten body while Mustang Mania forces Paul to pull all the guys onto a 1967 classic. Jays Bugatti burnout allows rising restoration star Alex to take a crack at building the most difficult part of the multi-million dollar car.

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  • 21:55

    Taboo USA

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    American society places great value on physical beauty and those who achieve a firm and fit body. However, when someone exhibits an abnormality, they are often shunned and viewed as an outcast, sometimes even labeled, Taboo. In Hollywood, Florida a transgender woman is left deformed after having illegal plastic surgery, while a Texas woman struggles to maintain her life after finding out she is allergic to almost everything around her. In Tennessee, a woman copes with a life altering transformation when her body starts growing nails out of her hair follicles, and in New England, a man pushes his body to limits thought impossible in the quest for a world record

  • 22:50

    Inside the Ring

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    Inside the Ring, 1, Season 0 | Episode 1

    Inside the Ring is the extraordinary tale of how a few country racers' the quest for speed gave rise to a world famous grand prix racing circuit, and ultimately, how the Ring Nürburgring found new life as the ultimate automotive testing venue in the world. This is the inside story of how automotive manufacturers push modern machines to the very limits of physics and a key to understanding mankind's relentless quest to push it harder, go faster and brake later in the endless evolution of the automobile.

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  • 23:45

    Breakthrough

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    Energy on the Edge, Season 1 | Episode 5

    Everything that we do to move, live, work, play, create, and survive, is sustained by spinning a wheel. We've long relied on fossil fuels, but the supply is finite and the environmental costs of burning them are growing. Enter a new generation of inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs who are looking to the edge of discovery for new ways to keep these wheels in motion.

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  • 00:40

    Taboo USA

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    American society places great value on physical beauty and those who achieve a firm and fit body. However, when someone exhibits an abnormality, they are often shunned and viewed as an outcast, sometimes even labeled, Taboo. In Hollywood, Florida a transgender woman is left deformed after having illegal plastic surgery, while a Texas woman struggles to maintain her life after finding out she is allergic to almost everything around her. In Tennessee, a woman copes with a life altering transformation when her body starts growing nails out of her hair follicles, and in New England, a man pushes his body to limits thought impossible in the quest for a world record

  • 01:35

    Car S.O.S.

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    Phoenix Jeep, Season 1 | Episode 3

    Tim and Fuzz are drafted in to totally rebuild a beloved Jeep and repair an old mans heart after both were callously broken in an arson attack. The 4 wheel drive war horse was so frazzled by the fire that a huge amount of new parts have to be sourced but Tim valiantly campaigns to keep the history in the Jeeps scarred panels intact. Its a constant battle and the boys are put under more pressure when they find out that Dick, the Jeeps owner, is very, very fussy about all the details being just right. In an epic final scene that Spielberg would have been proud of the Jeep throws one last spanner in the work. When Dick finally sees his car he cant believe his eyes, but have the boys scored a bullseye or shot themselves in the foot?

    Go to show
  • 02:30

    Restoration Garage

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    Knuckle Busters, Season 1 | Episode 2

    The Guild is under the gun! The Restorers are asked to find a way to save the life of a 1953 cartoon car with a rotten body while Mustang Mania forces Paul to pull all the guys onto a 1967 classic. Jays Bugatti burnout allows rising restoration star Alex to take a crack at building the most difficult part of the multi-million dollar car.

    Go to show
  • 03:30

    Brain Games

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    Motion Commotion, Season 2 | Episode 4

    Evolving in a world that was constantly moving, our brain had to develop a sophisticated sense of motion in order to survive. This episode of Brain Games stops to ask a deceptively simple question what really is motion? We explore the science behind how our brain detects, interprets and reacts to motion, and youll see how easily this hard wiring can be fooled, for better and for worse.

    Go to show
  • 04:00

    Wild Detectives

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    Blue Whales, Season 1 | Episode 2

    On this mission, we dive with the largest animals that have ever lived - Blue Whales - in a ploy to crack the secret code they use to communicate. We also solve the mystery of why Rio the parrot suddenly has a change of heart; track a group of Snow Monkeys that relocated to Texas; investigate the many species of owls and visit a detective who invites a pair of River Otters to live in his house!

    Go to show
  • 04:30

    Megacities

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    They call it the Big Apple -- the largest metropolis in America. Eight million people scattered across five boroughs - each a city in itself. Like no place on earth, New York is famed for its pace. Yet life here would slow to a crawl without one vital piece of infrastructure: the subway. In a city where 75 percent of the people don't have a car, the New York subway offers the best transit system in America. Every week day, trains carry 4.5 million people - nearly the entire population of Norway -- making it one of the world's busiest subway systems. Yet daily, it faces a triple threat: from man, nature, and time. Megacities- New York follows the emergency management response team as they plot rescues, escapes and re-routing on the fly, in order to ensure the safety of both the riders and workers of the subway. The threats range from breakdowns to flooding to terrorism. Within this vital organ, life pulses at the speed of a New York minute. And every day, the city struggles to keep it beating and keep it safe.

  • 05:00

    Abandoned

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    Oil City, Pennsylvania Bank, Season 1 | Episode 8

    Jays salvaging crew seeks riches in an old abandoned bank that was built to hold the spectacular fortunes of Americas big oil barons. The bank sits in the center of Oil City, Pennsylvania - a small town that itself is a hidden historic gem. In the 1800s, when the first commercial oil well was dug up nearby, it became home to some of the biggest legends in the business. As the oil wells dried up, the bank shut its doors. Since this was once a high-class establishment, Jay believes treasures may still be hidden inside. The gamble pays off. The strikingly posh structure is filled with historic gems that celebrate the banks rich and remarkable story. Top picks include an antique cash counter and an elegant mail chute. Then, on the rooftop, the guys are really blown away when they discover a grand, giant flagpole that once stood proudly and prominently atop of this beautiful building. Removing it would be a tricky operation, one that could easily turn disastrous. But the item celebrates both the banks rich story and the proud American spirit. Jays determined to take it home, along with all the other relics theyve picked up throughout the day. Now, as he prepares to strike a deal with the banks owner, hell try to make some serious cash.

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  • 05:30

    Is It Real?

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    Feral Children, Season 1 | Episode 26

    Green monkeys, wild dogs, grey wolves…chickens? Would any of these animals be capable of raising or caring for a child? What kind of world do we live in when a child has a wild animal for a caretaker? Can history confirm these phenomena or dispel them all to be a farce? Experts join in to share their knowledge as Is It Real? takes you on a fascinating journey to near and far to get to the bottom of this monkey business.

    Go to show