Using investigative storytelling, Modern Marvels leaves no stone unturned in demystifying the engineering accomplishments of everyday objects and the structures recognized as wonders of the world. The Modern Marvels collection includes engineering disasters and the humbling lessons gained from failures. You’ll want the whole set of buildings DVDs, or better yet collect all the Modern Marvels DVDs. You’ll soon be your friends’ and family’s favorite tour guide on structures from past to present, inside and out.
- Modern Marvels Engineering Disasters 11 DVD
- Watch as a San Francisco mansion is swallowed by a sinkhole and explore the human causes of one of China's deadliest "natural" disasters. Scientists detail the impact of the invisible killer that was once a staple of the construction industry. See photos of the aftermath of floods that… [ read more ]
- Engineering Disasters 5 DVD
- Shoddy workmanship, bad planning and poor research combine in these tales of technological woe. Includes a feature on the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Extraordinary footage captures the aftermaths of deadly disasters. The fascinating stories behind disappearing oil rigs, dam collapses and more. [ read more ]