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The Greatest Disasters in Space History

Throughout history, we have been obsessed with the vast expanse of the cosmos and the secrets...

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The Universe

It's time for a new look at a very old universe. In its mysteries, we are finding the secrets of our past and the key to our future. This is a history of how we know what we do about space.

Fifty years have flown by since man first ventured into outer space, but the heavens are only now yielding their greatest secrets. Robotic rovers give us eyes on the red rock of Mars. NASA probes slam into comets at hyperspeed. Deep space telescopes capture violent images of the birth of stars and their collapse into black holes. All of these have significantly changed the way we look at ourselves.

As our own planet churns with the effects of global warming, it's natural to look into the heavens and wonder about the rest of the real estate. Is there anywhere else out there that can support life? Or is there truly no place like home?

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Sean Bean on Waterloo

Hollywood actor Sean Bean tells the story of Waterloo, one of history’s most decisive battles.

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No camera crew. No producers. It is the ultimate test of man’s will to survive.

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Search for The Lost Giants

The Viera brothers found something in the Massachusetts woods that would change their lives forever...and may alter human history.

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Sons of Liberty

Sam Adams, John Hancock, John Adams, Paul Revere, Patrick Henry, Benedict Arnold. Together, they were The Sons of Liberty.

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Alaska Off Road Warriors

It's a race but it is also survival of the fittest. It's man and machine vs. the wild.

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American Pickers

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Pawn Stars

Step inside the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop.

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Pawnography

Will Rick be able to hang on to his treasured items against new contestants?

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