- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: August 13, 2007
You'll have no trouble staying awake during this refreshing look at the latest and greatest in sleeping breakthroughs.
- For over a decade, MODERN MARVELS has brought grand stories to life.
- The ultimate celebration and investigation of engineering excellence.
- Don't let the bedbugs bite! This is the cutting edge of catching z's.
Celebrating ingenuity, invention and imagination brought to life on a grand scale, MODERN MARVELS® tells the fascinating stories of the doers, dreamers and sometime-schemers who created everyday items, technological breakthroughs and man-made wonders.
We spend one-third of our lives in the bedroom. Explore the technologies that help to ensure we wake up on the right side of the bed.
Check out ancient Chinese fire clocks, today's flying alarm clock, big city napping pods, snore stoppers and sunrise simulators. Examine sleeping disorders and delve into the creepy world of those midnight blood-suckers, bedbugs.
To top it off, tour the ultimate bedroom, Hugh Hefner's fantasy chamber in the Playboy Mansion, where sleep is the last thing that comes to mind!