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Secrets of the Dead

Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Leonardo's anatomical drawings

Secrets of the Dead

Leonardo's anatomical drawings

Leonardo’s first dissections were in search of the soul.

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Leonardo's anatomical drawings

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S16 Ep3: Baian seafood casserole and oyster farming in Baiae

Secrets of the Dead

S16 Ep3: Baian seafood casserole and oyster farming in Baiae

Shellfish farming was an industry as far back as the Roman times.

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S16 Ep3: Baian seafood casserole and oyster farming in Baiae

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S16 Ep3: Nero's banquets in Baiae

Secrets of the Dead

S16 Ep3: Nero's banquets in Baiae

Nero spent a fortune on indulgent banquets in Baiae.

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S16 Ep3: Nero's banquets in Baiae

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S16 Ep3: What happened at Baiae stayed at Baiae

Secrets of the Dead

S16 Ep3: What happened at Baiae stayed at Baiae

Baiae was a resort where the Roman elites could let their hair down.

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S16 Ep3: What happened at Baiae stayed at Baiae

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead The Sunflowers and Paul Gauguin

Secrets of the Dead

The Sunflowers and Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin took up residence at the Yellow House.

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The Sunflowers and Paul Gauguin

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Who was Vincent van Gogh?

Secrets of the Dead

Who was Vincent van Gogh?

Who was Vincent van Gogh? How did his career as an artist start?

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Who was Vincent van Gogh?

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Why did Vincent van Gogh cut his ear?

Secrets of the Dead

Why did Vincent van Gogh cut his ear?

Did he cut off his whole ear?

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Why did Vincent van Gogh cut his ear?

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Bite force of the Cerrejón crocodile

Secrets of the Dead

Bite force of the Cerrejón crocodile

Scientists estimate the power of the Cerrejón crocodile's monstrous bite

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Bite force of the Cerrejón crocodile

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Discovery of the giant snake, Titanoboa

Secrets of the Dead

Discovery of the giant snake, Titanoboa

Experts examined the bones of a giant snake they discovered at the Cerrejón mine.

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Discovery of the giant snake, Titanoboa

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Which giant animal was the apex predator?

Secrets of the Dead

Which giant animal was the apex predator?

Follow scientists trying to determine which giant animal was the apex predator

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Which giant animal was the apex predator?

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Discovery and development of Bronze Age Swords

Secrets of the Dead

Discovery and development of Bronze Age Swords

The expert swordsman demonstrate the sword making process of the Bronze Age

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Discovery and development of Bronze Age Swords

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Discovery of the Bronze Age Boats

Secrets of the Dead

Discovery of the Bronze Age Boats

The discovery of log boats suggests the villagers at the Must Farm were travelers.

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Discovery of the Bronze Age Boats

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Discovery of the Must Farm, the 'British Pompeii'

Secrets of the Dead

Discovery of the Must Farm, the 'British Pompeii'

British experts join the excavation to uncover the secrets of the British Pompeii

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Discovery of the Must Farm, the 'British Pompeii'

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S15 Ep4: Teotihuacán, the City of the Gods

Secrets of the Dead

S15 Ep4: Teotihuacán, the City of the Gods

Who built the ancient abandoned city Teotihuacan, the City of the Gods?

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S15 Ep4: Teotihuacán, the City of the Gods

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S15 Ep4: The Tunnel Below the Pyramid of the Feathered Serpe

Secrets of the Dead

S15 Ep4: The Tunnel Below the Pyramid of the Feathered Serpe

Archaeologists explore the tunnel below the Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent

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S15 Ep4: The Tunnel Below the Pyramid of the Feathered Serpe

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S15 Ep4: Where did the ancient Teotihuacanos come from?

Secrets of the Dead

S15 Ep4: Where did the ancient Teotihuacanos come from?

Archaeologists examine the bones found at Teotihuacan to find out where tens of thousa

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S15 Ep4: Where did the ancient Teotihuacanos come from?

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S15 Ep2: Kathleen Martinez's Quest to Find Cleopatra’s Tomb

Secrets of the Dead

S15 Ep2: Kathleen Martinez's Quest to Find Cleopatra’s Tomb

Could Taposiris Magna be the site of Cleopatra’s lost tomb?

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S15 Ep2: Kathleen Martinez's Quest to Find Cleopatra’s Tomb

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S15 Ep2: The foundation deposits discovered at TapOsiris Mag

Secrets of the Dead

S15 Ep2: The foundation deposits discovered at TapOsiris Mag

Kathleen Martinez discovered the foundation deposits at the temple of TapOsiris Magna.

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S15 Ep2: The foundation deposits discovered at TapOsiris Mag

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S15 Ep2: Who was the real Cleopatra?

Secrets of the Dead

S15 Ep2: Who was the real Cleopatra?

What people know about Cleopatra is what we have seen in the movies.

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S15 Ep2: Who was the real Cleopatra?

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S15 Ep3: The June 1962 Alcatraz Escape

Secrets of the Dead

S15 Ep3: The June 1962 Alcatraz Escape

What happened on the night of June 11, 1962 on Alcatraz Island?

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S15 Ep3: The June 1962 Alcatraz Escape

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S15 Ep3: The SF Bay Model shows the escapees could have surv

Secrets of the Dead

S15 Ep3: The SF Bay Model shows the escapees could have surv

The Dutch scientists visit the physical model of the San Francisco Bay and delta system.

S15 Ep3: The SF Bay Model shows the escapees could have surv

Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S14: Dark rumors surrounding Jamestown

Secrets of the Dead

S14: Dark rumors surrounding Jamestown

Could the marks of the bones be evidence of cannibalism?

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S14: Dark rumors surrounding Jamestown

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S14: The struggles of Jamestown in the early 1600s

Secrets of the Dead

S14: The struggles of Jamestown in the early 1600s

In the summer of 1609, a fleet of English ships sails across the Atlantic for Jamestown.

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S14: The struggles of Jamestown in the early 1600s

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S15 Ep1: Bram Stoker's Notes and Research for Dracula

Secrets of the Dead

S15 Ep1: Bram Stoker's Notes and Research for Dracula

Take a look at the research Bram Stoker undertook as he shaped his character.

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S15 Ep1: Bram Stoker's Notes and Research for Dracula

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