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Secrets of the Dead

S11 Ep2: Lost in the Amazon

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A modern day quest to find the truth behind one of exploration's greatest mysteries: What happened to famed adventurer Col. Percy Fawcett who went looking for a city of gold--the Lost City of "Z"--in the Amazon in 1925 and disappeared in the jungles of Brazil forever?

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S15 Ep1: Vampire Legend

Secrets of the Dead

S15 Ep1: Vampire Legend

Follow scientists as they uncover the true origins of modern vampire lore

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S15 Ep1: Vampire Legend

54:41

Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

Secrets of the Dead

JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

In many ways, President Lyndon B. Johnson was the most unlikely champion of Civil Rights.

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JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

55:10

Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S13 Ep4: The Lost Gardens of Babylon

Secrets of the Dead

S13 Ep4: The Lost Gardens of Babylon

Uncovers Clues to the Site of the Most Elusive of the Ancient Wonders of the World

54:41

S13 Ep4: The Lost Gardens of Babylon

54:41

Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S4 Ep2: Killer Flu

Secrets of the Dead

S4 Ep2: Killer Flu

Where did this particular flu strain come from, and what made it so deadly?

54:53

S4 Ep2: Killer Flu

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Did Leonardo really invent the parachute?

Secrets of the Dead

Did Leonardo really invent the parachute?

The parachute is one of many inventions attributed to Leonardo but he did not invent it.

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Did Leonardo really invent the parachute?

4:12

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 Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science: Preview

Secrets of the Dead

Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science: Preview

Uncover new evidence tracing many of Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions to other scientists.

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Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science: Preview

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead S16 Ep3: Nero’s Sunken City

Secrets of the Dead

S16 Ep3: Nero’s Sunken City

What made Baiae such a special place?

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S16 Ep3: Nero’s Sunken City

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead The Yellow House

Secrets of the Dead

The Yellow House

Vincent began to paint obsessively at the Yellow House.

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The Yellow House

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Video thumbnail: Secrets of the Dead Van Gogh’s Ear: Preview

Secrets of the Dead

Van Gogh’s Ear: Preview

What did Van Gogh really do on the night of December 23, 1888, in the town of Arles?

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Van Gogh’s Ear: Preview

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