When Alex Prindiville makes a promise that his team can make an ice racing Porsche in just four weeks, he may have a huge problem on his hands. Can engineers Shane and Dan pull a miracle out to save Alex’s pride?
It's the last week of the season and with days running out to produce, the Gloucester captains battle it out for their final Bluefin, in one of the closest finishes in Wicked Tuna history.
From driving over water to operating a crane, Richard Hammond brings you the world’s most jaw-dropping amateur stunts gone wrong.
From launching a bottle rocket to running downhill, Richard Hammond brings you the world’s most jaw-dropping amateur stunts gone wrong.
Richard Hammond learns just how many ways our cats can embarrass and injure themselves when jumping off slippery surfaces, balancing on fences and attempting to squeeze through their cat flaps.
30 years after it happened, take a look back at the compelling story of Space Shuttle Challenger’s ill-fated 1986 flight with recently discovered lost tapes and rare footage.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured the first-ever close-up images and scientific observations of distant Pluto and its system of large and small moons. In this special event in 2015, we witnessed one of the great explorations of our time.
The Titanic sank in April 1912 and, in 1916, her sister ship the Britannic ultimately suffered the same fate, sinking in just 55 minutes and becoming one of Britain’s greatest untold disaster stories.
In April 2010 the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform exploded taking 11 lives and, over 87 days, created the largest oil spill in US history. Matt Damon narrates this investigation into the lasting effects this day has had on the Gulf of Mexico.
Mercy Ships' volunteers are faced with an Ebola scare as surgeons give new hope to a young girl with extremely bent legs and a teenage boy with a burns injury so severe his toes don't touch the ground.
75,000 ton supertankers contain enough Liquid Natural Gas to equal the energy of 60 Hiroshima bombs. Building these enormous vessels and keeping their cargo safe is the ultimate engineering challenge.
Find out what made it possible for the world’s largest icebreaking ship to smash through solid ice a metre and a half thick and pulverise blocks of ice the size of a car with its huge propellers.
In 1416, Admiral Zheng travelled further west than ever before; across the Indian Ocean to the Swahili Coast. From a historic port city to a centuries old shipwreck, Historian Sam Willis now explores what happened when the Admiral made it Africa.
From the D-Day Landings in Normandy to Nazi Germany's surrender, take a look back at the final year of World War Two, the most deadly of all time.
After circling above the Taiwan Strait to wait out a cyclone, TransAsia Flight 222 crashes on the resort island of Penghu. The media claims the storm is to blame, but evidence soon points investigators in a different direction.
Not all plane tragedies are caused by big outside forces. This program shows how a microscopic wiring fault and seemingly normal wear and tear lead to the deaths of 749 people in two separate accidents.
Chairman Mao lifted himself from poverty to become the founder of the People's Republic of China. His reign resulted in famine, the deaths of millions as well as the destruction of the country's cultural heritage so why is he still worshipped today?
National Geographic is virtually ‘draining’ the Titanic, revealing spectacular images of the final resting place of this most iconic of shipwrecks.
This is the story of the Russian opposition movement and the rise of its leader Alexei Navalny. Featuring undercover footage and frontline figures, this film provides new insight into the events that have made waves around the world.
Six allied commandoes are trapped deep in Japanese territory with all hopes for survival pinned on one submarine prepared to take on dozens of warships.
Asiana Airlines Flight 214 slams into a seawall at San Francisco International Airport and investigators suspect a startling mistake may have triggered the crash, but the real cause could be putting passengers around the world at risk.
The USS Forrestal has been deployed to the Gulf of Tonkin in 1967 for the Vietnam War. During a routine launch a rocket accidentally fires across the deck and hits a fuel tank. An explosive chain reaction follows, engulfing the ship in fire.
Join host Peter Sagal as Explorer travels to Japan to investigate the problem of a dwindling population then meet an Iraqi grandmother who is leading the fight against ISIS.
We have always had a drive to explore. This spirit has led us to new shores, new depths and, in the last century, to new planets. As the number of mysteries remaining on Earth decreases, how will we have to adapt ourselves to explore farther in space?
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