- 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: December 10, 2007
From tingle to zap, you'll get a charge out of this electrifying episode of MODERN MARVEL®!
- Spark your imagination with this in-depth exploration of electric shocks.
- For over a decade, MODERN MARVELS has brought grand stories to life.
- The ultimate celebration and investigation of engineering excellence.
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.
MODERN MARVELS® captures lightening in a bottle - or at least on DVD - with this thorough and engaging examination of the MOST SHOCKING side of life.
The electric shock can save a life or unleash phenomenal destructive power. It is both a tool and deadly force of nature. Join MODERN MARVELS® in this examination of electric shocks in their various forms.
Visit a modern day Taser® factory, uncovering the history behind electroshock guns. Deconstruct a lightening bolt, which can travel up to 100,000 miles per second, and listen to shocking tales from survivors of lightening strikes. From fences to eels, from defibrillators to the electric chair, MODERN MARVELS® conducts a fascinating inspection of the electric shock.
Make sure you're well-grounded before you enjoy this MOST SHOCKING episode!