MODERN MARVELS shows us the doers, dreamers and sometime-schemers behind everyday items, technological breakthroughs and man-made wonders from engineering masterpieces to disastrous failures. Beyond nuts and bolts, these stories satisfy our insatiable hunger for information and strikes up some new questions, too. Shop the History Channel for special Modern Marvels DVD sets and individual Modern Marvels DVDs.
- Modern Marvels: Apollo 11 DVD
- See and experience the historic flight through the eyes of the astronauts, mission controllers, engineers, and designers who made it happen. NASA insiders and the astronauts themselves reveal what it was like in the capsule and command center. See the historic footage of man's first moon… [ read more ]
- Modern Marvels: The Basement DVD
- From the homes of the ancient Romans to the retreats of suburban dads, explore the domestic underworld. You'll never look at your basement the same way again. See why the modern basement is often the most important part of the house. Explore basements through the ages, from Pompeii to the Rena [ read more ]
- Modern Marvels: Racetrack Tech DVD
- The racers may get all the glory, but they would never venture behind the wheel without the specialists who strive to ensure their safety. From tires to roll cages to hood flaps, Racetrack Tech examines the incredible technology that's helping to prevent crashes and enabling drivers to… [ read more ]