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Ancient X-Files S2 The Mystery of Mary Magdelene

2015.12.18(Fri) 04:10PM

Mary Magdalene has long been known as a repentant sinner, a saint, and perhaps most importantly, the witness to the resurrection. But author Margaret Starbird believes that she was also Jesus' wife, mother of his child and victim of the biggest conspiracy in history. In this television exclusive she examines what some have claimed could…

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Innovation Nation S2 Shiver Shield

2015.12.17(Thr) 04:35PM

Host Mo Rocca shows us: The over head Skycam camera giving a birds eye view of sporting events. The 100 year-old history of the electric car. An inventor who will help you never to be cold again. And the company turning ocean plastic into products.

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Innovation Nation S2 Science Restaurant

2015.12.16(Wed) 12:00PM

  Host Mo Rocca shows us: The Chef using science to add to your dining experience. The evolution of cars throughout history. The 13 year-old who built an affordable Braille Printer for the blind. And brushing your teeth with a bluetooth toothbrush.

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2015.12.15(Tue) 04:10PM

  A Learjet 45 carrying Mexico's interior minister slams into Mexico City's financial district killing all nine people on board, as well as seven people on the ground. At first there's speculation that Mexico's powerful drug cartels brought down the plane. But the investigation takes a startling new turn after investigators listen to the cockpit…

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The Numbers Game S1 (30 mins) Are You a Jerk?

2015.12.14(Mon) 01:25PM

Did you know that being a jerk could earn you nearly 10,000 more dollars at work? And that less-agreeable employees are more likely to be promoted than their nice-guy coworkers? If you want to tap into the benefits of being a jerk without making a long list of enemies, The Numbers Game: Are You A…

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Innovation Nation S2 Robot Birds

2015.12.13(Sun) 04:10PM

  Host Mo Rocca shows us: The creator of the Pop Singer's best friend, Autotune. The Henry Ford and the return of wrinkled sheep. The invention that shoots spawning salmon over manmade obstructions as they swim upstream. And, lifelike robot predatory birds to lessen the dangers of real birds at airports.

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Brain Games S4 Scams

2015.12.12(Sat) 09:00PM

  Pay close attention – what you discover in this episode of Brain Games will keep you from falling for a scam. In a robbery, the victim is forced to give up money or possessions. In a scam or con, the victim hands over their valuables willingly. Each year, millions of people around the world…

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Survive the Tribe Arctic Endurance

2015.12.11(Fri) 11:00PM

  In one of the most extreme and frozen places on Earth, Hazen attempts to master the skills that have allowed the Inuit to survive in Arctic Canada for thousands of years. As he battles the sub-zero temperatures, Hazen must prove himself by mastering a dog sled team and honing his igloo-building skills before he…

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Time Scanners Machu Picchu

2015.12.10(Thr) 06:00PM

  Structural engineer Steve Burrows leads a team of laser-scanning experts into the Peruvian jungle to scan the sacred Inca city of Machu Picchu. Using cutting-edge, 3D laser-scanning technology he wants to explore three main questions. How did the Inca build a city atop a mountain ridge? How were the terraces constructed? And how did…

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Megastructures Monster Shredder

2015.12.09(Wed) 09:00PM

  Every day across the globe, monster machines burst into life to do one job: devour mountains of scrap metal. What does it take to create these industrial titans? We follow one man's challenge: building a mega-shredder from start to finish. It's a giant jigsaw puzzle with more than 5,000 parts — and it's the…

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Drugs Inc S6 New Year’s Eve NYC

2015.12.08(Tue) 11:00PM

The biggest party of the year brings unique opportunities for dealers

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The Numbers Game S1 (30 mins) Are You a Jerk?

2015.12.07(Mon) 06:00PM

  Did you know that being a jerk could earn you nearly 10,000 more dollars at work? And that less-agreeable employees are more likely to be promoted than their nice-guy coworkers? If you want to tap into the benefits of being a jerk without making a long list of enemies, The Numbers Game: Are You…

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Innovation Nation S2 Penguin Chick Bot

2015.12.06(Sun) 04:10PM

  Host Mo Rocca shows us: The students who built a car that gets 2400 MPG. The beginning of the computer age with one of the original Apple Computers.

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Brain Games S4 Sleep

2015.12.05(Sat) 12:55PM

  The average adult spends more than 220,000 hours – or roughly 25 years – in bed sleeping. That's one third of your life spent in slumber! But what exactly is sleep? Why do you spend so much of your time doing it? And what happens to your brain and body if you don't get…

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Ancient X-Files S2 The Mona Lisa Code

2015.12.04(Fri) 04:10PM

  Despite the claims of a famous work of fiction, never has a code been discovered in a painting by Leonardo Da Vinci. But new high resolution images of the Mona Lisa, taken to record its fading colours, may have revealed more than cracks in the varnish. One man believes he has found hidden numbers…

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