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  • 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: Water Problems show

    Machu Picchu: Water Problems

    How did the residents of Machu Picchu get the water needed to survive in a hostile, mountainous, environment? Find out how...

    (02:59)
  • 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)
  • Machu Picchu: Mountain Building show

    Machu Picchu: Mountain Building

    Machu Picchu is a spectacular sight, but its location meant considerable hardship for builders. Heavy rainfall and earthquake...

    (02:59)
  • Angkor Wat show

    Angkor Wat

    Home to more than 1 million people in the twelfth century and larger than any European Cathedral, Angkor Wat remains one of...

    (00:53)
  • 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...

    (03:00)
  • Angkor Wat: The Moat Explained show

    Angkor Wat: The Moat Explained

    Find out why the gigantic moat surrounding Angkor Wat was so important in the construction of this ancient megastructure,...

    (03:00)
  • Angkor Wat: How was it Built? show

    Angkor Wat: How was it Built?

    Angkor Wat was like no other medieval building in the world when it was built. But how did the Cambodians build such an...

    (05:00)
  • Angkor Wat: City On Water show

    Angkor Wat: City On Water

    Explore Angkor Wat – one of the most impressive engineering projects ever undertaken, not just for its size, but because it...

    (03:00)
  • Wren’s Best Building show

    Wren’s Best Building

    What was Sir Christopher Wren’s best building? Find out what building trumps St. Paul’s Cathedral as his major...

    (01:19)
  • Wren and St Paul’s Cathedral show

    Wren and St Paul’s Cathedral

    How does St. Paul’s Cathedral compare with other cathedrals around the world? Architect Alistair Lenczner from Foster &...

    (03:08)
  • What Makes a Good Architect? show

    What Makes a Good Architect?

    Historian Michael McNay looks at what makes a great architect and explains why Durham Cathedral in England is his ancient...

    (03:00)
  • Building Through History show

    Building Through History

    Discover how the pyramids, Victorian railways and Wembley stadium are all connected. Confused? Alistair Lenczner from...

    (01:19)
  • Black Sam's Loot show

    Black Sam's Loot

    Salvage experts uncover notorious Black Sam’s loot, revealing many of the secrets of the real-life Pirates of the Caribbean.

    (01:50)
  • Hollywood Shootout show

    Hollywood Shootout

    The story of two armed bank robbers who, inspired by the movie Heat, take on 200 Los Angeles police officers.

    (02:00)
  • Tornado show

    Tornado

    Discover the science behind these natural phenomena, and experience the effect an F5 tornado would have on a major city.

    (00:54)
  • Gospel of Judas show

    Gospel of Judas

    The theological implications of this important biblical document are explored by scholars and scientists.

    (01:04)
  • American Skinheads show

    American Skinheads

    Go inside the lives and minds of modern-day racist American Skinheads.

    (00:57)
  • Rolex Awards 2008 show

    Rolex Awards 2008

    The Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)