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Ultimate Factories Car Collection 5-DVD Set
Ultimate Factories Car Collection 5-DVD Set
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Go behind the scenes as National Geographic explores manufacturing goliaths and brings to life some of the greatest one-of-a-kind car factories in the world. From an inside look at the making of BMW's newest sports car and Corvette's latest high performance, aerodynamically efficient street machine, this collection offers exclusive access into the world's Ultimate Factories.


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None Of The Above DVD-R
None Of The Above DVD-R
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Tim Shaw takes his own irreverent brand of science and engineering to the streets of America as he looks to amaze and dumbfound in equal measure. He challenges the people he meets, and the audience at home, to predict the outcome of a series of ever more spectacular experiments before uncovering the science behind the jaw dropping outcomes.


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World's Toughest Fixes: Ultimate Water Ride DVD-R
World's Toughest Fixes: Ultimate Water Ride DVD-R
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Break it Down Volume One DVD-R
Break it Down Volume One DVD-R
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A monster mining truck, the iconic Yankee Stadium, an Italian bridge and more: all feats of engineering in their time, but now they’ve reached the end of the line. Join expert demolition crews as they take on the challenges and dangers of some of the biggest recycling projects in the world and find out exactly what it takes to break these complex structures apart. Witness the most difficult and dangerous parts of these jobs, and the tools, techniques, and tricks to getting the job done as massive structures meet their end and find new beginnings.


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Engineering the Impossible DVD
Engineering the Impossible DVD
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Discover the untold stories of three of the world's most iconic structures as National Geographic reveals the engineering genius and human drama behind the Colosseum, Chartres Cathedral, and the Great Pyramid. Including three full-length National Geographic specials, this two-disc collection features stunning computer-generated recreations, historic details, and fresh new perspectives on these man-made wonders.

Witness how these remarkable buildings were constructed without modern tools or technology, how they fostered ground-breaking architectural innovations still in use today, and how each continues to stand as an enduring monument to the strength and daring of the human imagination.


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Super Chopper DVD Exclusive
Super Chopper DVD Exclusive
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In the brief but brilliant "Age of the Helicopter," there have been many contenders for the title of "Super Copter", but one of the newest copters that brings it all home is the EH101. Recently chosen to be the next "Marine One"—the Presidential Helicopter, the EH101, will be specially outfitted as the new Oval Office in the sky. Helicopters are a monumental human achievement, a technological feat that's become so common place we don't blink an eye at them anymore. But National Geographic takes you for a ride on the EH101 to see why you might want to take a second look.


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Collapse DVD Exclusive
Collapse DVD Exclusive
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The idea that a building’s walls will stand up seems as safe a bet as gravity's pull or the sun's rising. Most of us don’t worry much about whether our apartments, offices, supermarkets, or schools are going to collapse on us as we go about our daily routines. But should we? National Geographic takes a look at buildings around the world that despite having appeared structurally sound, some for years on end, came crashing down in a moment's notice. Dig deep into the histories of these buildings to discover why.


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Ultimate Factories: Winnebago DVD Exclusive
Ultimate Factories: Winnebago DVD Exclusive
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Winnebago's motor homes, or RVs, have set the standard since the 1960s. But now they have upped the ante with their newest cross-country colossus, the Vectra. Offering 400 square feet of living space, the Vectra even includes a giant basement. From the chassis factory in Gaffney, South Carolina, to the "Big Bertha" mega-plant in Iowa, visit the Ultimate Factories that create the ultimate home away from home on the open road.


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Ultimate Factories: Ferrari DVD Exclusive
Ultimate Factories: Ferrari DVD Exclusive
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Inside Ferrari's closely-guarded factory in Maranello, Italy, you'll see how the newest, most powerful model is created from start to finish, learn its design secrets—and take a test drive at 200 mph.


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Ultimate Factories: BMW DVD Exclusive
Ultimate Factories: BMW DVD Exclusive
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What does it take to build the "ultimate driving machine"? See firsthand how cutting-edge robot labor and human touch combine to craft a $45,000 BMW Z4.


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Ultimate Factories: John Deere DVD Exclusive
Ultimate Factories: John Deere DVD Exclusive
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Covering more than 300,000 square meters, the John Deere factory houses more than 2000 employees, 49 robotic welders, eight laser cutters and 14 kilometers of overhead track, all of which help stamp, press, cut and weld 60,000 tons of steel into the John Deere STS Combine—a harvesting mega-machine. When the combine has been assembled and is ready for painting, it undergoes a seven-hour process to receive the trademark John Deere green color. When John Deere decides to update its tractor design, the modification is first tested in the factory's state-of-the-art virtual reality lab to measure the potential impact to the assembly line process, saving both time and money. With its 21st century technology and human innovation, the John Deere mega factory shows the raw power behind one of agriculture's most vital machines.


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Ultimate Factories: UPS DVD Exclusive
Ultimate Factories: UPS DVD Exclusive
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Millions depend on UPS. Step inside the largest package delivery company on the planet, delivering 4 billion packages a year. UPS is a transportation network of staggering proportions, complete with a meteorology centre, a flight-simulation training hub, and the ninth largest airline fleet in the world. At the heart of it all is their Ultimate Factory in Louisville, Kentucky.


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Ultimate Factories: Caterpillar DVD Exclusive
Ultimate Factories: Caterpillar DVD Exclusive
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The Caterpillar 797B is so large that assembly takes place at six different locations. Tour all of the factories that build this mining Goliath.


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Ultimate Factories: Corvette DVD Exclusive
Ultimate Factories: Corvette DVD Exclusive
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National Geographic takes you to Bowling Green, Kentucky, where GM is developing the new Corvette Z06, a high-performance street machine that is fantastically aerodynamically efficient.


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Ultimate Factories: Fire Truck DVD Exclusive
Ultimate Factories: Fire Truck DVD Exclusive
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The fire truck gets firefighters to their destination and is their frontline weapon. For generations, Pierce Manufacturing has set the gold standard in fire truck manufacturing, crafting more than 2,000 custom packages. Pierce builds fire trucks at its mega-facility in Appleton, Wisconsin, using space-age technology and exacting specifications. National Geographic goes inside this mammoth 800,000-square-foot operation, where more than 1,500 highly skilled workers mix muscle and high-tech tools to create made-to-order rigs.


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Hindenburg's Fiery Secrets DVD Exclusive
Hindenburg's Fiery Secrets DVD Exclusive
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The most celebrated and magnificent flying machine ever built, Hindenburg was a luxury liner in the sky. Stretching 804 feet in length and lifted by seven million cubic feet of hydrogen, the legendary German airship was a stunning technological masterpiece. Including rare, never-before-released footage, this historic video features…


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The Invisible World DVD Exclusive
The Invisible World DVD Exclusive
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Each moment events take place that the human eye cannot perceive because these occurrences are too small, too large, too fast, too slow, or beyond the spectrum of visible light. Entire worlds might escape our inspection if it were not for some extraordinary photographic techniques, sophisticated cameras, and imaging devices. The Invisible World will captivate you with the sight of water crystallizing into ice; a single atom's movement within solid matter; a bullet speeding towards its target—and will forever alter your understanding and perception of the world.


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Electronic Armageddon DVD-R
Electronic Armageddon DVD-R
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Based on Richard Muller's book, Physics for Future Presidents, National Geographic investigates the science behind the dangers of a high-altitude electromagnetic pulse, or HEMP. Picture an instantaneous deathblow to the vital engines that power our society, delivered by a nuclear weapon designed not to kill humans but to attack electronics. What could happen if an electromagnetic pulse surged to earth, crippling every aspect of modern society's infrastructure, including our especially vulnerable electrical grid?


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Ultimate Factories: Camaro DVD Exclusive
Ultimate Factories: Camaro DVD Exclusive
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The Chevrolet Camaro has been a classic "muscle car" for more than 40 years, but what does it take to build a classic car with 21st century technology? Now, after seven years off the factory line, Chevy is reintroducing the 2010 Camaro SS. National Geographic visits the 8.5-million-square-foot factory—one of the largest auto plants in the world—where the car is stamped from cold raw steel and assembled by high-tech, precise robots and nearly 5,800 employees, to create the car's specially-designed "unibody" construction.


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Racing the Storm DVD-R
Racing the Storm DVD-R
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The divers aboard the "Southern Hercules" barge are 120 miles out to sea to disassemble and plug an aging subsea oil well. After detonating an explosive charge to cut the well pipes below the seafloor, they find that mysterious and potentially extremely dangerous bubbles are flowing from the well. Aboard the "Arapaho" heavy lift barge, the dive team faces a tight schedule and the constant threat of heavy weather as they take apart a massive platform by burning through steel underwater.


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Ultimate Factories: Maserati DVD-R
Ultimate Factories: Maserati DVD-R
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An exotic car built to push performance to the edge while blending Italian elegance is crafted inside Maserati’s ultimate factory. It takes 22 days for a Maserati to be assembled and considered road ready—and the Maserati Gran Cabrio, a $135,000 convertible that tops out at more than 170 mph, is the new pinnacle of performance and comfort.


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Ultimate Factories: Dodge Challenger DVD-R
Ultimate Factories: Dodge Challenger DVD-R
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National Geographic goes under the hood to inspect today’s Dodge Challenger—an American classic reborn 40 years after its inception. Loud, curvy, and packed with power, the modern version of the 70s classic stays true to its roots, and adds technology and 21st century engineering into the mix.


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Ultimate Factories: Mercedes Benz DVD-R
Ultimate Factories: Mercedes Benz DVD-R
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Go inside Mercedes’ largest German factory to see what it takes to build the 571-horsepower Mercedes SLS.


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Ultimate Factories: Dodge Viper DVD-R
Ultimate Factories: Dodge Viper DVD-R
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Detroit’s only hand-built production car, the Dodge Viper, is born, bred, and built in Detroit, Michigan. National Geographic takes a unique insider’s look at the Viper factory in the current model’s last year of production. This ultimate factory is comprised of craftspeople who spend two and a half days building each Viper, which is packed with 600 horsepower that can take it from zero to 60 mph in under four seconds. Without any robots on this assembly line, every Viper is truly hand-crafted. Priced at half of the cost of Ferraris and Lamborghinis, only 26,000 Vipers have hit the road in 18 years.


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Ultimate Factories: Coca-Cola DVD-R
Ultimate Factories: Coca-Cola DVD-R
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Coca-Cola reaches more countries than there are in the United Nations, and it takes a power factory to provide a beverage consumed in over 99 percent of the populated world.


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Ultimate Factories: Jack Daniels DVD-R
Ultimate Factories: Jack Daniels DVD-R
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Smooth, strong, and utterly unique, the legendary amber liquor known as Jack Daniels is one of the world's best selling whiskies. And every single bottle is made in just one place—tiny Lynchburg, Tennessee. National Geographic goes inside the factory where tradition and technology intersect to make 150 million bottles of Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 each year. The factory holds enough whiskey to fill 3 million bottles at any given time, fermented with yeast that descends from the same used in the original batch 140 years ago.


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World's Toughest Fixes: Season Two 3-DVD Set
World's Toughest Fixes: Season Two 3-DVD Set
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World's Toughest Fixes goes inside some of the most daunting repair jobs imaginable. Each episode follows host Sean Riley as he pushes himself to the limit while working with some of the world's top riggers.


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World's Toughest Fixes DVD Collection
World's Toughest Fixes DVD Collection
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World's Toughest Fixes takes on some of the most dangerous, unique and oversized repair jobs in the world. Whether dangling from ropes hundreds of feet in the air or diving beneath a bridge with a shaky foundation, host Sean Riley tackles fix-its on a monster scale. Combining the real-life drama of big fixes with state-of-the-art CGI animation, each program in this full, 10-episode collection illustrates in vivid detail the high-tech tools and techniques used to engineer solutions and salvage projects on a scale few of us can comprehend.


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Ultimate Factories DVD Collection
Ultimate Factories DVD Collection
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Go behind the scenes as National Geographic explores manufacturing goliaths and brings to life some of the greatest one-of-a-kind factories in the world. From an inside look at the making of BMW's newest sports car and Corvette's latest high performance, aerodynamically-efficient street machine, to a tour of Caterpillar's six mega-plants and Budweiser's state-of-the-art brewing factory, this collection of 11 popular episodes offers exclusive access into the world's Ultimate Factories.


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Rocket City Rednecks DVD-R
Rocket City Rednecks DVD-R
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