Archive for June, 2000

Traffic

Thursday, June 22nd, 2000


Modern Marvels looks at the worlds traffic, and how we react to it.

Race Cars

Monday, June 19th, 2000


Today, race cars tear up the tracks at 300 mph. Computers and space-age composite materials are as much as part of racing as the drivers. They’re fast, they’re thrilling, and they’ve gone high-tech. We’ll review the history of the innovations that led to today’s technological wonders.

Private Planes

Monday, June 12th, 2000


The plane’s on the runway and revving up for our flight of power and whimsy. The panorama reveals some amazing machines–from vintage aircraft to homemade winged wonders to posh private jets. It’s a tale that merges technological progress and the fantasies of an unique type of person, who refuses to be grounded by earth’s surly bonds.

Camping Technology

Tuesday, June 6th, 2000


Modern Marvels Looks in to the world of camping and the technology use to do it. Items suchs as tents, lamps, knives, and radios.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Monday, June 5th, 2000


Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is interviewed about his career, with a biography and filmography.