Episode 1 The Conquest Of Cold

Air-conditioningrefrigeration, and superconductivity are just some of the ways technology has put cold to use. But what is cold, how do you achieve it,...

The Lost Treasurey of the Alexandria Library

Over 2000 years ago the now stark sprawling ruin of AlexandriaEgypt was probably the most important center for learning in the world. The seeds...

Episode 5 Prints of the Floating World

How did an Indian Buddhist shrine influence a Japanese pagoda? How are Italian pigs and cowry shells related to porcelain? These intriguing questions are...

Alan Cumming

Celebrities discuss eccentricities in the UK and what makes the British sense of humour unique. Episode Alan Cumming - The actor explores the roots...

Episode 2 Into The Jaws Of Death

Chased By Sea Monsters a.k.a. Sea Monsters: A Walking with Dinosaurs Trilogy is about Nigel Marven travelling back in time to visit the seven...

Doomsday 2012 The End of Days

Decoding the Past is a series that decodes the past by looking for unusualparanormal, and mysterious things written about throughout history that may give...

The Origins of Humor, Television, and Execution

Every night comedians walk on stage to make people laugh. Every day scientists are working to understand the millions of years of evolution behind...

Episode 3 The Pharaoh and the Showman

Egypt is the title of a BBC television drama serial about various archaeological discoveries taking place in that country's history with the occasional flashback...

China West Meets East at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is home to the finest collection of Chinese masterpieces of any museum outside of China....

Episode 1 Presidential Encounters

MUFONan independent organization dedicated to investigating UFOs, has worked diligently to compile, research and store these files. The series Hangar 1 The UFO Files...