Archive for September, 2006

Good Golly, Miss Dolly

Saturday, September 30th, 2006

Good golly! Miley tells her visiting godmother, Aunt Dolly, all about her crush on Jake. Unfortunately, Aunt Dolly accidentally videotaped her confession and the tape is now in Jake’s hands. Aunt Dolly, Miley, and Lilly hatch a plan to get it back before Jake can watch it. Robbie and Jackson find that it’s hard to resist Aunt Dolly’s attempts to add her “special touch” to every aspect of their lives.

Stealth & Beyond: Sea Stealth

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

It’s one thing to make a 60-foot-long jet aircraft seem invisible, but quite another to hide a 400-foot-long warship from the prying eyes of an enemy. Explore the challenging world of stealth technology at sea and how modern engineering can make our largest warships appear to be tugboats or fishing vessels

Stealth & Beyond: Air Stealth

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

They are the swarthy eagles of the sky: Past, present, and future advances in stealth military aircraft

Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006
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Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway is comprised of a system of canals, land cuts, and a series of natural and artificial barrier islands, which provide a protected passage for low-draft vessels wishing to avoid the tumultuous currents of the Atlantic Ocean

Lines in the Sand

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

When doctors are unable to diagnose why a severely autistic boy screams loudly for no apparent reason, House takes the case. As the boy’s condition worsens, it becomes obvious that House relates to the boy because he has no social niceties.

Cities of the Underworld

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

Teamed with leading archeologists and experts, peel back the layers of the past–to reveal a hidden history that hasn’t seen the light of day for ages.

Freeze Me

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

Some dearly departed have had their bodies put into a deep freeze, hoping one day medicine will have a cure for what ailed them. Critics consider the use of cryonics to bring back the dead a fool-hearty idea. It’s an unproven science that faces many obstacles to success, especially in the formation of ice crystals that damage the body’s cells. Cameras follow cryonicists to document the processes they employ in prepping a body for freezing. On the more practical side, scientists are making real progress in preserving individual organs for later transplantation into sick individuals.

Freight Trains

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

Explore the history of freight transportation from its humble beginnings as tramways in mines to complex system of rails that stretches to every corner of the nation.

Renewable Energy

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

Take an in-depth look at the most proven and reliable sources: solar, wind, geothermal, biofuels, and tidal power. From the experimental to the tried-and-true, renewable energy sources are overflowing with potential… just waiting to be exploited on a massive scale.

California’s Katrina

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

What would happen if the levees around Sacramento failed like the ones in New Orleans.