Archive for May, 2008

Axes – Indian Tomahawk

Saturday, May 31st, 2008
Indian TomahawkIndian Tomahawk

The axe is one of the world’s oldest, most dangerous and efficient cutting tools. Visit one of the nation’s largest axe manufacturers, take a swing with a Vikings’ battleaxe, then see which would win in a fight of sword vs axe. Learn why the tomahawk is making a comeback as a tactical weapon & see how the fireman’s axe has evolved into a trailer full of high tech rescue tools.

Noah’s Flood

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008


Could the biblical story of Noah be true? 8,000 years ago, rising sea levels had global oceans surging. With the power of all the world’s oceans at its back, the Mediterranean Sea burst through the Bosporus Strait in modern-day Turkey with cataclysmic force. When the flood was over the sea had claimed a landmass twice the size of Ireland.

Mad Electricity

Thursday, May 15th, 2008
Nikola TeslaNikola Tesla
Nikola TeslaNikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla’s bizarre vision of the future brought him failure, but his genius electrified the world.

Mega Tsunami

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008


In 6,000 B.C., 8,000 years before the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, waves taller than the Statue of Liberty ravaged the coasts of the Mediterranean Sea, devastating ancient villages and killing untold numbers.

Hypercane

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008


65 million years ago an asteroid crashed into Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. 75% of all life vanished, but could a single asteroid have been the lone killer? Theories about what happened after the impact have been speculated on by the scientific community. Ranging from global warming to worldwide firestorms, ideas have been put forth, but none have been proven. Then in 1995 a new theory claimed that a powerful storm known as a Hypercane caused the extinction. The Hypercane allegedly reaches 20 miles into the Stratosphere and has wind speeds of up to 700 miles per hour.

Living the Dream

Monday, May 5th, 2008


House treats a famous soap opera star when he believes the patient has a serious condition even though there’s no evidence indicating that’s the case. Meanwhile, Wilson and Amber have their first fight.

Episode 3: The Hills Have Rats

Monday, May 5th, 2008


Killer bees threaten a day care center. Mike brings his best rat catcher to track down the enemy at a Hollywood Hills mansion, a woman finally faces the severity of her roach problem and Mike plays psychologist for a customer.

Rats

Thursday, May 1st, 2008
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RatsRats
RatsRats

Feared by millions worldwide, rats are some of the most dangerous, destructive and useful animals on Earth.

The NASA Files

Thursday, May 1st, 2008


The team reviews footage from NASA showing unidentified objects in space. Apollo astronaut Edgar Mitchell and former NASA contractor Donna Hare are interviewed.