What The Industrial Revolution Achieved
29:03

What The Industrial Revolution Achieved: On The Move

Season 1 Episode 3 The History Channel March 19, 2011

History

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Join Dan on his travel through the longest tunnels, over the highest bridges and in the first ever steam trains to explore the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the ...

Join Dan on his travel through the longest tunnels, over the highest bridges and in the first ever steam trains to explore the impact of the Industrial Revolution on the transportation of people and goods. Firstly the muddy, waterlogged roads were transformed into hard-wearing, smooth water resistant surfaces. Then James Brindley made water run uphill and gave us stunning aqueducts and intricate canals. This was followed by the invention of the steam locomotive, the Puffing Devil, by Richard Trevithick and the Montgolfier brothers first ever hot-air balloon.

Massive Moves
21:35

Massive Moves: Impossible Ice

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS July 7, 2012

Science

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Moving house is considered one of the most stressful experiences a person will encounter in their life. Imagine moving an entire house - fixtures, furniture, walls and roof ...

Moving house is considered one of the most stressful experiences a person will encounter in their life. Imagine moving an entire house - fixtures, furniture, walls and roof intact, through a city, over a mountain or across a frozen lake. In each episode of this dramatic new series, a team of movers race against the clock to move a monstrous house for a nervous set of homeowners.

Massive Moves
21:36

Massive Moves: Pacific Palace

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS July 14, 2012

Science

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In this episode, a family in Vancouver calls in a crew of house truckers to haul a beautiful two-storey house across land and water so they can have a bigger home.

In this episode, a family in Vancouver calls in a crew of house truckers to haul a beautiful two-storey house across land and water so they can have a bigger home.

Britain's Best Drives
24:55

Britain's Best Drives: The Wye Valley And Forest Of Dean

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS May 30, 2013

Geography

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7-8
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Using an Austin Cambridge to explore an area that claims to be the birthplace of British tourism, Richard learns about life before the Severn Bridge, finds out why thousands ...

Using an Austin Cambridge to explore an area that claims to be the birthplace of British tourism, Richard learns about life before the Severn Bridge, finds out why thousands of tourists flocked to the Wye Valley in search of the 'picturesque', and finishes this trip at a renowned viewpoint.

Canal Walks
25:09

Canal Walks: The Worcester And Birmingham Canal

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS April 30, 2013

Geography

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Julia Bradbury starts this walk in Birmingham, which surprisingly boasts more miles of canal than Venice.

Julia Bradbury starts this walk in Birmingham, which surprisingly boasts more miles of canal than Venice.

Trapped In An Elevator
52:55

Trapped In An Elevator

SBS November 29, 2011

Personal and social capability

Design and technologies

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In New York in 1999, Nicholas White became trapped in an elevator for 41 hours, despite the elevator having an emergency phone and being monitored by security cameras. Trapped ...

In New York in 1999, Nicholas White became trapped in an elevator for 41 hours, despite the elevator having an emergency phone and being monitored by security cameras. Trapped In An Elevator recounts Nicholas' story, while also exploring the history and mechanics behind these ubiquitous machines.

Daniel Libeskind
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Daniel Libeskind

ABC May 6, 2012

Visual arts

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In this filmed tour of the Denver Art Museum's Hamilton Building, Daniel Libeskind explains his titanium-clad, shard-like building and how the geometry on the exterior is ...

In this filmed tour of the Denver Art Museum's Hamilton Building, Daniel Libeskind explains his titanium-clad, shard-like building and how the geometry on the exterior is reflected to provide spectacular spaces inside.

Canal Walks
25:29

Canal Walks: The Caledonian Canal

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS April 29, 2013

Geography

Design and technologies

7-8
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Julia Bradbury dons her walking boots to explore her own British backyard, travelling along the country's network of canals and their accompanying towpath trails. Julia kicks ...

Julia Bradbury dons her walking boots to explore her own British backyard, travelling along the country's network of canals and their accompanying towpath trails. Julia kicks off her tour with a visit to the Scottish Highlands.

Extreme Engineering
42:29

Extreme Engineering: Major League Stadium

Season 6 Episode 14 Discovery Science April 10, 2013

Science

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In Washington, DC, 800 workers attempt to design and build a $650 million baseball stadium in less than two years.

In Washington, DC, 800 workers attempt to design and build a $650 million baseball stadium in less than two years.

Extreme Engineering
47:01

Extreme Engineering: Oil Rigs

Season 2 Episode 6 Discovery Science February 12, 2013

Science

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Designers and engineers risk all to put a monstrous rig in place and get a major leg-up on the competition in the race for lucrative deep-sea oil.

Designers and engineers risk all to put a monstrous rig in place and get a major leg-up on the competition in the race for lucrative deep-sea oil.

Extreme Engineering
44:24

Extreme Engineering: Biggest Casino

Season 6 Episode 9 Discovery Science February 9, 2013

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In 21st-century Las Vegas luxury is everything and the owners of the Venetian hotel and casino are upping the ante by constructing an upscale addition next door.

In 21st-century Las Vegas luxury is everything and the owners of the Venetian hotel and casino are upping the ante by constructing an upscale addition next door.

Extreme Engineering
44:30

Extreme Engineering: Floating City

Season 6 Episode 8 Discovery Science April 5, 2013

Science

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The biggest cruise ships on the planet are twice the height of the Statue of Liberty. Danny discovers everything is oversized when you're dealing with these super-cruisers.

The biggest cruise ships on the planet are twice the height of the Statue of Liberty. Danny discovers everything is oversized when you're dealing with these super-cruisers.

Extreme Engineering
44:55

Extreme Engineering: Fault Zone Tunnel

Season 6 Episode 6 Discovery Science February 21, 2013

Science

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Go inside one of the most difficult and dangerous tunnelling projects in the world with Danny Forster.

Go inside one of the most difficult and dangerous tunnelling projects in the world with Danny Forster.

Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home
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Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS December 23, 2014

History

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9-10
11-12
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Historian Dr Suzannah Lipscomb undertakes an investigation into the deadly consequences of ordinary Victorian life. She explores how the idea of domestic bliss saw homes ...

Historian Dr Suzannah Lipscomb undertakes an investigation into the deadly consequences of ordinary Victorian life. She explores how the idea of domestic bliss saw homes filled with hidden killers and examines why the Victorians were so obsessed with the untried and untested products which we now accept as a part of daily life.

Jimmy's Forest
46:06

Jimmy's Forest: Spring

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS May 15, 2013

Earth and environment

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7-8
9-10
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Farmer and television presenter Jimmy Doherty wants to experience the British forests first hand. From a beautiful tree house constructed across two large oak trees, Jimmy ...

Farmer and television presenter Jimmy Doherty wants to experience the British forests first hand. From a beautiful tree house constructed across two large oak trees, Jimmy charts the unfolding of the four seasons.

James May At The Edge Of Space
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James May At The Edge Of Space

SBS September 7, 2014

Science

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Space-buff James May always wanted to be an astronaut. Now, 40 years after the first Apollo landings, he has been given a very rare opportunity - to fly to the edge of space ...

Space-buff James May always wanted to be an astronaut. Now, 40 years after the first Apollo landings, he has been given a very rare opportunity - to fly to the edge of space in a U-2 spy plane.

Extreme Engineering
46:33

Extreme Engineering: City In A Pyramid

Season 1 Episode 4 Discovery Science January 31, 2013

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To relieve the stress on a city bursting at the seams, engineers have trained their imaginations to the only vacant lot around the waters of Tokyo Bay.

To relieve the stress on a city bursting at the seams, engineers have trained their imaginations to the only vacant lot around the waters of Tokyo Bay.

Extreme Engineering
44:37

Extreme Engineering: Mountain Of Steel

Season 6 Episode 12 Discovery Science May 11, 2013

Science

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Danny Forster climbs aboard a helicopter in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, to get an eagle eye view of the 140 square mile complex that is the City of Culture.

Danny Forster climbs aboard a helicopter in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, to get an eagle eye view of the 140 square mile complex that is the City of Culture.