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Egyptian Pyramids

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Time Scanners
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The team travels to Egypt to scan the pyramids—the tombs of the mighty pharaohs—to find out how the necropolis evolved from simple mud-brick structures to the most impressive buildings in the ancient world. They use their cutting-edge laser technology to scan Djoser’s Step Pyramid at Saqqara, Meidum’s collapsed pyramid, the mysterious Bent Pyramid at Dashur and the famous Great Pyramid at Giza. Continue


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Secrets of Underground London
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On the surface, London is a buzzing, modern metropolis—but underneath lies a secret, hidden world, all but forgotten by the millions of people above. This program uncovers 2,000 years of subterranean history: a world of ancient caves and perfectly preserved Roman remains; mysterious rivers and gruesome plague pits; impenetrable vaults and top-secret bunkers. Continue


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American Pharaoh
PBS


This documentary about the Egyptian National Football Team, their American coach, Bob Bradley, and the team’s quest to qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil follows the team on and off the pitch, and offers a unique window into events unfolding in Egypt following the historic revolution. Continue


Maya Angelou Reflects on Her Mende Heritage

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African American Lives 2
PBS


Maya Angelou shares the story of learning of her Mende Heritage during an interview with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. Continue


Think Wednesday continues May 28

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PBS Presents
PBS


Revel in the resurgence of the “American Eagle” on NATURE. Experience this intimate portrait of these majestic raptors' lives in the wild. Then explore “D-Day’s Sunken Secrets” as NOVA uses the latest 3D mapping tools to find relics on the sea floor. Every Wednesday PBS shares the most exciting and inspiring stories that provide the answers that curious minds crave. Continue


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D-Day 360
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D-Day was a logistical effort on a scale never seen before or since. On the day itself, 3,000 planes dropped 23,000 airborne troops behind German lines.This film takes advantage of LiDAR technology to re-create the landscape and allow viewers to switch effortlessly between the macro and the micro, pulling back for the big picture and zooming in to a close-up of a single soldier on the battlefield. Continue


Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle - Preview

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Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle
PBS


Examine the life and mysterious death of pioneering Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar. Continue


The Lost Gardens of Babylon: Preview

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Secrets of the Dead
PBS


This film examines a world wonder so elusive that most people have decided it must be mythical. Centuries of digging have turned up nothing — but the searchers were digging in the wrong place. Now, this film proves that the spectacular Hanging Gardens of Babylon did exist, shows where they were, what they looked like and how they were constructed. Continue


Episode 2: Your Inner Reptile - Preview

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Your Inner Fish
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"Your Inner Reptile" traces our hair, skin, teeth, jaws and sense of hearing back to reptilian ancestors — from ferocious beasts that ruled the Earth to a little shrew-like animal that lived 195 million years ago. Continue


Episode 3: Your Inner Monkey Preview

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Your Inner Fish
PBS


"Your Inner Monkey" tracks our hands, feet, color vision, spine and upright gait to our primate and hominid progenitors, who also passed on perhaps the most important legacy of all: a path to the human brain. Continue


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Secrets of Underground London
PBS


On the surface, London is a buzzing, modern metropolis—but underneath lies a secret, hidden world, all but forgotten by the millions of people above. This program uncovers 2,000 years of subterranean history: a world of ancient caves and perfectly preserved Roman remains; mysterious rivers and gruesome plague pits; impenetrable vaults and top-secret bunkers. Continue


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Secrets of Underground London
PBS


Descend into subterranean London to uncover 2,000 years of history. Continue


Passage

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AfroPop
PBS


A
 twenty-
year-
old 
Haitian 
woman, 
Sandrine 
and
 her 
brother
 thirteen
-year-
old 
brother
 Etienne 
are 
being 
transported
 from 
Haiti
 to 
the
 Bahamas
 in 
the 
hold 
of 
a 
dilapidated
 wooden
 vessel
 filled 
with 
severa l
other 
immigrants
 in
 search
 of 
a
 better
 life.
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D-Day's Sunken Secrets

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NOVA
PBS


Dive teams, submersibles, and robots explore a massive underwater WWII archeological site. Continue


Think Wednesday continues May 21

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PBS Presents
PBS


Check out swarm intelligence, essentially a living embodiment of social media in the natural world on NATURE "The Gathering Swarms" and learn about the revolutionary bouncing bomb and the bombers who destroyed two gigantic dams in Germany's industrial heartland during WWII on NOVA "Bombing Hitler's Dams." Continue


Jet Fighter Me262 - Preview

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Nazi Mega Weapons
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Explore the most technologically advanced plane of World War II, the Messerschmitt Me262, a fighter jet that inspired a revolution in aerial warfare. Learn the remarkable story of an awe-inspiring aircraft, the subterranean bat-cave where it was built and the battle for air supremacy that decided the fate of the war. Continue


Think Wednesday Continues April 30

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PBS


Get a delightful, provocative look at the love life of animals on NATURE "Love in the Animal Kingdom." Follow the flight of Monarch butterflies 2,000 miles across North America on NOVA "The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies" and learn about the Nazi engineers tasked with creating super-heavy tanks on NAZI MEGA WEAPONS "Super Tanks." Continue


Your Inner Fish - Preview

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Your Inner Fish
PBS


Paleobiologist Neil Shubin uncovers the answers in this new look at human evolution. Using fossils, embryos and genes, he reveals how our bodies are the legacy of ancient fish, reptiles and primates — the ancestors you never knew were in your family tree. Continue


The Act of Killing - Trailer

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POV
PBS


An Oscar® nominee and the most honored documentary of 2013, this dreamlike, terrifying film asks Indonesian death-squad leaders to dramatize their roles in genocide. In a mind-bending twist, they play both themselves and their victims. Continue


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