Archive for January, 2006

Nature Tech: Lightning

Thursday, January 26th, 2006

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Lightning
Modern Marvels examines the incredible phenomenon we know as lightning.

Martin Lawrence

Monday, January 23rd, 2006
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Martin Lawrence
Comedian and actor Martin Lawrence discusses his TV and film work, including “Bad Boys,” “Big Momma’s House” and “Black Knight.”

Female Suicide Bombers

Thursday, January 19th, 2006
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In the special edition of Explorer, Lisa Ling reports on the women who have chosen to become suicide bombers and provide insights to the reasons and provocations leading to their decision. She travels to Russia’s Chechnya region, and to the Gaza Strip, and the West Banks in Israel to speak to the families that have been left behind by them.

Cotton

Thursday, January 19th, 2006

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Tune in as Modern Marvels looks into the history of cotton, a product used in hundreds of different products, from clothing to lipstick.

Ralph Fiennes

Monday, January 16th, 2006
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Ralph Fiennes
Actor Ralph Fiennes discusses his films, such as “The English Patient” and “The Constant Gardener.”

Super Snake!

Sunday, January 15th, 2006
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National Geographic Explorer sends a team that includes biologist professor, Brad Moon, to investigate the amazing strength and killing methods of giant constrictors.

Moon Mysteries

Sunday, January 15th, 2006


The moon’s effect on Earth has been considerable. It’s gravitational pull may have made life on our planet possible. In more modern times, some think it affects our behavior. Still others think it causes earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

Fire

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

Fire
Modern Marvels takes a look at the important role that fire has played in technological advances as well as warfare.

Failure to Communicate

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006

While attending his editor’s retirement party, a journalist collapses and hits his head on a desk. When he regains consciousness, his sentences are garbled and incoherent, so he is rushed to Princeton Plainsboro Teaching Hospital. With House and Stacy stranded at an airport due to bad weather, the team is forced to solve the case with House helping out over the phone.

Queen Latifah

Monday, January 9th, 2006
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Queen Latifah

James Lipton interviews singer and actress Queen Latifah, who discusses her experiences doing films such as “Chicago”, “Beauty Shop” and “Taxi”.