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Modern Marvels: Weird Machines DVD

Modern Marvels: Weird Machines DVD

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  • Additional Details
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 46 Minutes
  • Region: Region 1 Region?
  • Studio: A&E Television Networks
  • DVD Release Date: 1/9/2012
  • Closed Captioning: Yes
It has been said that necessity is the mother of all invention--but that is not always the case. Some strange machines are built for sheer spectacle, some a glimpse into the future or even the past, while others are just plain...Weird. Take a look at machines that specialize in high functionality and low practicality, prompting two very important questions: What is it and...how do I get one? An Alaskan navigates the Juneau waters with his homemade submarine. A California company shocks local beach bums with their fully submersible "shark boats." We'll also meet a bicep-curling robot that's built to save lives; scale a mountain with a 21st century Batman-esque rope ascender; witness an engineered, forty-foot vortex of fire known as the Flame Tornado; and hit the backcountry trails with a snowboard-motorcycle hybrid inspired by a shopping cart.

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