- Additional Details
- Format: Closed-captioned, 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: June 6, 2008
We've done biggest, fastest, smallest and coolest, but when it comes down to it, what we really want to know is: what will kill us the fastest?
- For over a decade, MODERN MARVELS has brought grand stories to life.
- The ultimate celebration and investigation of engineering excellence.
- Among the deadliest things on Earth: volcanoes, vipers, tornadoes, extreme sports, high school.
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.
This is the riskiest MODERN MARVELS you'll ever see. From Mother Nature's wrath to the hazards we expose ourselves to, these are the MOST DANGEROUS things in America. From the volcano that imperils 100,000 citizens to the extreme sport of base jumping that risks one life at a time, these are the deadliest phenomena MODERN MARVELS could find.
Pick your poison — or venom — as MODERN MARVELS also surveys the MOST DANGEROUS snake, weather event, and high school extracurricular. This pulse-pounding episode of MODERN MARVELS: MOST DANGEROUS takes you as close to the action as you can get without boosting your insurance rates!