Best of 2010: Saving the World, One Invention at a Time
The transition between one year and the next is a momentous occasion that is celebrated all around the world in a variety of ways. In this episode, Matt and Rachel take a look at some of these New Year's traditions -- and bid a fond adieu to 2010.
Assignment Discovery: The Life of a Civil War Soldier
The American Civil War was a catalyst for change in America, and it was fought by young soldiers who believed in both sides of the Union and the Confederacy. Learn more about these young men with this clip from Discovery Channel's, "Assignment Discovery.
Assignment Discovery: Life of a Civil War Soldier
Learn about the harsh life of a Civil War soldier in the United States. Soldiers on both sides of the war ate poorly and drank unclean water, leading to health problems. Find out more with Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Images from Pompeii
In the year 79 A.D. 16,000 inhabitants were killed and buried alive as the city of Pompeii, Italy was covered in ten feet of volcanic ash.
Conspiracy Test: Oklahoma Bombing Damage
Could there have been more than one bomb involved in the bombing of the Murrah building in Oklahoma City? Discovery Channel's "Conspiracy Test," investigates the damage to find out.
Industrial Revelations: British Cotton Mill
On Discovery Channel's "Industrial Revelations," host Mark Williams visits a historical cotton mill in London. Learn how the specific features of this beautiful building contributed to the productivity of the weaving.
Conspiracy Test: FBI Oklahoma Bombing Investigation
In the second largest FBI investigation ever, it was determined that Timothy McVeigh destroyed the Murrah building with one bomb. But a retired general attempts to argue otherwise on Discovery Channel's "Conspiracy Test."
Conspiracy Test: Oklahoma City Bombing Rescue Efforts
Rescue efforts in the Oklahoma City bombing were stopped at times due to fake bombs found in the rubble. On Discovery Channel's "Conspiracy Test," some investigators argue that additional explosives were placed in the columns of the building.
Unsolved History: Battleground Gettysburg
This clip from Discovery Channel's "Unsolved History" takes us to the Civil War battleground of Gettysburg, where after days of bloodshed, the Union defeated the Confederate army. Gettysburg is often thought of as the turning point in the Civil War.
Assignment Discovery: Early American Lumberjacks
In early American history, lumberjacks were seen as heroes for making wood available to the new settlers. Learn more about lumberjacks and trees on Discovery Channel's " Assignment Discovery."
Edge of War: Poland Stands Alone
Germany's invasion into Poland begins and the Polish army stands alone as 600 soldiers battle more than 42,000 Germans, leaving devastating results.
Edge of War: War Tactics
Both sides of the border are preparing for war, and the Polish General decides to bring out its most powerful weapon.
Edge of War: Order in Chaos
Adolf Hitler and his regime work to create chaos in the streets of Germany. Unbeknownst to the public, chaos is part of Hitler's master plan to bring him to power.
Edge of War: Negotiating with a Madman
British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain travels to Germany in order to negotiate with what could potentially be the most dangerous man around, Adolf Hitler.
The 9/11 Tapes: Direct Contact
Air traffic control receives direct contact from the terrorists who crashed American Airlines Flight 11 into the first World Trade Center tower on September 11, 2001.
The 9/11 Tapes: Racing to the Pentagon
Back on September 11, 2001, fighter jets raced to the Washington D.C. area to potentially intercept any incoming, non-responsive air crafts, but unfortunately they were not there in time.
Secret War: Battle of Alam el Halfa
July 1942, the Nazi's are on the march in North Africa, and if Cairo falls it could mean defeat by the British. The Battle of Alam el Halfa has officially begun.
Secret War: Public Enemy Number 1
Following the sinking of The Normandie naval ship, America is shocked when reputed New York mobster, Charlie "Lucky" Luciano, takes credit. The event sparks the beginning of one of the strangest relationships during World War II.
Secret War: The Mafia Joins the War
In May 1942 a strange group of mobsters, lawyers, and intelligence officers visit Lucky Luciano in prison. What occurred during this meeting prompts the Mob to pull together and help the war effort.
Who Did I Marry: Fighting For My Life
Just as Susan felt like luck was back on her side, she would soon find herself in the greatest fight for her life - against a stranger hired to kill her by the very husband who vowed to love her forever.