Archive for May, 2006

Outsmarting Terror

Wednesday, May 31st, 2006
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Terrorists
Explorer highlights the latest high-tech tactics that are intended for use against the Terrorists of today. The documentary examines their effectiveness in ensuring the safety of the country from enemies with the means to deploy an extreme range of weapons.

Tim Allen

Monday, May 29th, 2006
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Tim Allen is interviewed about his career as a standup comedian and actor.

Mascot Love

Saturday, May 27th, 2006

Lilly decides to be a cheerleader with Miley in order to spend more time together, but they end up doing the opposite when Miley ends up being the team mascot. Meanwhile, in order to get some money from his father Robbie, Jackson willingly volunteers to unclog the sink for him. However, it’s not as easy as he thinks.

Ben Franklin Tech

Friday, May 26th, 2006
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One of the most prodigious American inventors, Ben Franklin is credited for creating things like the lightning rod, the armonica, the Franklin stove, bifocal glasses, and the flexible urinary catheter. In this episode of Modern Marvels, we examine how Dr. Franklin’s inventive genius extended to things like Daylight Savings Time and the voluntary fire department.

Lightning

Thursday, May 25th, 2006


In over 200 years of study, scientists are still unsure of what stimulates a lightning strike. One current theory suggests that cosmic rays could be the trigger. The odd phenomenon of ball lightning is examined, as well as recently discovered sprites that emanate upward from clouds and into the middle atmosphere.

’80′s Tech

Thursday, May 25th, 2006
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Modern Marvels takes a trip back in time, all the way back to the 1980s, to examine some of the most popular gadgets and fads. This includes Sony’s Walkman, Rubik’s Cube, DeLorean DMC-12, and of course the microchip which changed electronics forever.

West Coast Tsunami

Wednesday, May 24th, 2006


What would happen should a earthquake happen in the Pacific Ocean, and how is the Northwest United States prepared for the tsunami to occur.

No Reason

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006

As House and his team are working on the diagnosis of a man with a giant, swollen tongue, the husband of a former patient walks into House’s office and shoots him. House continues to treat his patient from his ICU hospital bed with the shooter, who has been shot by hospital security and hand-cuffed to his bed, as his roommate. When the after-effects of the shooting begin to impact House, he starts to question his own ability to diagnose properly. As his patient’s body deteriorates, House struggles through his self-doubt and must trust his team to find a way to solve the case.

Don Cheadle

Monday, May 22nd, 2006
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Actor Don Cheadle is interviewed about his career.

Who’s Your Daddy?

Tuesday, May 16th, 2006

A 16-year-old Hurricane Katrina victim suffering from hallucinations as a result of the tragedy is brought to House by his former bandmate who recently found out the girl is his daughter. Although House fears his friend is being scammed, he takes the case. As he works his way through the girl’s lies so he can diagnose and treat her, he’s forced to tell a few lies of his own.