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Explorer: 25 Years DVD
Explorer: 25 Years DVD
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National Geographic celebrates the 25th anniversary of Explorer, the longest running documentary series in cable television history, with a commemorative special. Explorer has taken viewers to more than 120 countries, opening a window on hidden parts of the world, unlocking mysteries both ancient and modern, and investigating amazing and powerful stories of science, wildlife, and human nature.


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Submarine I-52: Search for WWII Gold DVD Exclusive
Submarine I-52: Search for WWII Gold DVD Exclusive
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When it sank in the deep Atlantic during World War II, the Japanese submarine I-52 went to the bottom with over 100 lives… and cargo that included two tons of gold. Now, a military veteran-turned-adventurer bucks the odds on a long-shot mission to solve a tantalizing mystery more than 50 years old, as he embarks on a deep-see search for a lost submarine and its cargo of gold. Plunge three miles to the ocean floor, and explore the sub's twisted remains in an effort to locate the shipment of gold.


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The Flight of the Jet Man DVD Exclusive
The Flight of the Jet Man DVD Exclusive
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Witness a man's quest as he risks everything to be the first to fly across the English Channel using a single, jet-propelled wing attached to his back. Swiss adventurer Yves Rossy fired up his homemade jet wing, jumped from a plane and crossed the 23-mile channel at about 118 miles per hour in 12 to 15 minutes. Go behind the scenes with Rossy and hear the incredible story of his quest.


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Beyond 2000: The Explorers DVD Exclusive
Beyond 2000: The Explorers DVD Exclusive
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For more than 100 years, National Geographic explorers have defined the spirit of adventure. Now, provocative interviews and spectacular footage introduce you to a new generation of explorers who take you on an unforgettable journey, that give you a glimpse of where adventure will take us in the future.


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Panama Canal: The Brave Who Built the Impossible DVD Exclusive
Panama Canal: The Brave Who Built the Impossible DVD Exclusive
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Share the drama as daring adventurers from 97 countries attempt a seemingly impossible feat— to cut through Panama's hostile terrain and join the Atlantic and Pacific oceans! By succeeding, they halve the distance of coast-to-coast water travel— but formidable obstacles had to be conquered. See workers battle deadly swamps and risk their lives to blast apart enormous boulders blocking their way. Witness the massive fumigation campaign to wipe out the dreaded yellow fever and rampant malaria. And marvel as these determined men find an extraordinary way to move the ocean waters up and over impassable mountains! Rare archival footage and exciting recreations bring one of American's greatest untold stories of adventure to life in Panama Canal: The Brave Who Built the Impossible.


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Raising the Hunley DVD Exclusive
Raising the Hunley DVD Exclusive
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Plunge into one of the greatest unsolved mysteries of the American Civil War as National Geographic goes in search of the truth about the ill-fated Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley. Discover the desperate ingenuity behind the creation of the first submarine ever to sink an enemy ship in battle. Witness researchers' attempts to learn why the Hunley sank and what became of its crew. Join the mission to raise the primitive "hand-powered" sub and be there as the Hunley is opened for the first time in more than a century. Considered the ultimate secret weapon by some, a seagoing coffin by others, the legendary warship will break its 136-year silence at last in Raising the Hunley.


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Really Wild Animals: Deep Sea Dive DVD
Really Wild Animals: Deep Sea Dive DVD
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Dive into fun and explore the world's oceans from surface to sea floor. Come face-to-face with great whales, friendly dolphins, scary sharks, and all the ocean's amazing treasures. Includes bonus program: Adventures in Asia as well as Interactive Undersea Creature Feature with fun facts, quizzes, sound clips, and maps.


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Search For The Greatest Polar Explorer DVD-R
Search For The Greatest Polar Explorer DVD-R
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Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, best known for his pioneering visit to the South Pole and sailing through the Northwest Passage, disappeared in 1928 when his plane went down during a mission to rescue Italian explorer Umberto Nobile. Only a wing float and a fuel tank from his aircraft, the French twin-engine flying boat Latham 47, were recovered.


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National Geographic Live! The Photographers: Lanting & Kendrick DVD
National Geographic Live! The Photographers: Lanting & Kendrick DVD
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National Geographic Live! brings you entertaining and visually spectacular presentations by dynamic National Geographic explorers, scientists, photographers, and naturalists. In this volume, learn about the captivating work of National Geographic photographers Frans Lanting and Robb Kendrick.


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National Geographic Movie DVD Collection
National Geographic Movie DVD Collection
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Experience incredible adventures, unforgettable stories, and amazing explorations like never before with this five-disc collection of National Geographic giant-screen movies, now available together for the first time. Witness the awesome power and destructive forces of volcanoes, earthquakes, and deadly tornadoes and meet scientists who risk their lives exploring natural disasters in Forces of Nature. Travel back to the age of the dinosaurs as Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure and Flying Monsters bring to life the most fascinating creatures to ever rule Earth’s seas and skies. Relive one of the greatest tales of adventure and exploration in history in the epic story Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West. And finally, explore the most powerful and mysterious weather phenomena of outer space in The Wildest Weather in the Solar System.


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Inside the Body Trade DVD Exclusive
Inside the Body Trade DVD Exclusive
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Across the United States, some 95,000 people desperately wait for a new organ, and often a second chance at life. But every year fewer than half of those people will receive an organ, and many will die waiting. The overwhelming desperation and demand have given rise to a global black market in body parts, and National Geographic correspondent Lisa Ling investigates this illegal and growing practice.


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Aryan Brotherhood DVD Exclusive
Aryan Brotherhood DVD Exclusive
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In the maximum-security prison world of murderers, they are the most feared. With nicknames like "The Beast" and "The Hulk," The Aryan Brotherhood are the most violent criminals behind bars. National Geographic goes inside to unveil the secrets of the vicious gangs of white supremacists in prisons. Jailhouse interviews and surveillance footage reveal their deadly tactics.


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At Close Range DVD
At Close Range DVD
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National Geographic Magazine photographer Joel Sartore shoots in some of the most exotic locales on earth, often in wretched conditions for weeks on end, and always under pressure to produce worthy pictures. A husband and father of three, he often wonders if it's the best job in the world or the worst. At Close Range reminds us of where we fit in the cosmos, and what we owe to the next generation of all the earth's inhabitants.


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Canyonlands DVD
Canyonlands DVD
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Canyonlands is the little-known jewel of the American National Parks. This stark landscape of extraordinary features contains more than 300,000 acres of desert wilderness, towering spires and spectacular canyons.


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Secrets of the Titanic 100 Year Anniversary DVD Collection
Secrets of the Titanic 100 Year Anniversary DVD Collection
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National Geographic remembers the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic with a special collection including the original classic Secrets of the Titanic and the new special Save the Titanic with Bob Ballard.


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Hard Time: Breakout DVD Exclusive
Hard Time: Breakout DVD Exclusive
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Every element of control at Hays State Prison feeds one central purpose: to keep convicted and dangerous felons inside. But when it all fails, two inmates make their move for freedom. National Geographic follows the intense manhunt for two escaped convicts. Inmates go into lockdown, tactical squads assemble and K-9 units scour the riverside looking for clues. Meet one of the best manhunters in the state and watch the shakedown as inmates are interrogated, cells are ripped apart, and everything is searched.


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Hard Time: Breaking In DVD Exclusive
Hard Time: Breaking In DVD Exclusive
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National Geographic follows new inmates entering the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison before they are sent to a permanent facility to serve their hard time. Follow correctional officers as they get new inmates—from murderers to minor offenders—shaved, showered, deloused and ready to be immersed into prison life.


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Bermuda's Depths: Those Who Dared Dive DVD Exclusive
Bermuda's Depths: Those Who Dared Dive DVD Exclusive
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Discover how William Beebe extended the boundaries of deep-sea exploration between 1930 and 1934 by submerging himself in an over-sized giant steel ball with its designer Otis Barton.


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Congo Bush Pilots DVD Exclusive
Congo Bush Pilots DVD Exclusive
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Bush piloting in the Congo, a country crippled by 30 years of war and famine, may be one of the world's most hazardous professions. Brave men and women risk life and limb to transport cargo to this remote region of the world. Landing strips are often little more than pitted dirt roads and local militia is known to fire on them, so what drives them to do it? Hear their harrowing accounts and witness firsthand the courage and skill it takes to land planes on some of the world's most challenging terrain.


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Tunnel to a Lost World DVD Exclusive
Tunnel to a Lost World DVD Exclusive
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During excavation for the deepest submerged tunnel in the world, engineers in Istanbul uncovered a hidden past: a preserved ancient harbor. It is the biggest maritime discovery in history, and to date, more than 30 shipwrecks from the Byzantine era have been recovered. With new findings every day—including stone foundations from a settlement dating back 8,000 years—construction of the tunnel has come to a halt, and the delay is costing the engineers millions. Now, National Geographic goes on site to one of the largest archaeological excavations ever undertaken and grants viewers behind-the-scenes access to this heated battle between modernizers and historians.


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Finding Anastasia DVD Exclusive
Finding Anastasia DVD Exclusive
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Did Romanov Princess Anastasia survive a Bolshevik firing squad or did she and her brother Crown Prince Alexis perish with their father, Tsar Nicholas II, before another firing squad in 1918? The chance find of human remains in a Siberian forest brings forensic anthropologist Dr. Anthony Falsetti in search of the truth. Marshalling DNA, ballistics and the very latest forensic analysis, an international team works to dispel the greatest myth of the 20th century and tell a real story more remarkable than any fiction.


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Death of the Iceman DVD Exclusive
Death of the Iceman DVD Exclusive
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A forensic breakthrough leads scientists back to the scene of a 5,000 year old murder on a glacier high in the European Alps. As three possible motives emerge, the story of the Iceman's violent death illuminates the origins of conflict in the Copper Age.


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Science of Evil DVD Exclusive
Science of Evil DVD Exclusive
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Evil. Is it a spiritual force, a meaningless superstition, or is it in the depths of our conscience? In Science of Evil, encounter the soul of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer through the eyes of the priest who baptized him. Travel to war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo with a UN official charged with administering food and medical help. And join scientists as they use cutting-edge fMRI imaging techniques in an effort to isolate the brain's mechanics of moral judgment.


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Alaska's Last Oil DVD Exclusive
Alaska's Last Oil DVD Exclusive
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The world is addicted to oil. But now the easy pockets of oil are gone and the race is on to find new sources. Nowhere is the battle more intense than in Alaska—source of nearly 15% of America's domestic production, and home to the nation's largest wildlife preserve, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, where companies are pushing to drill. National Geographic travels back millions of years to see how oil was created, and looks to the future to ask how far we'll go to find every last barrel and at what cost.


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Marijuana Nation DVD Exclusive
Marijuana Nation DVD Exclusive
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National Geographic goes inside the cannabis industry with Lisa Ling. Reporting from secret farms and not-so-secret grow houses of marijuana cultivators, Lisa travels into a world where marijuana is not just a drug but a way of life. Learn what’s behind the increased potency of a new designer crop and how growers circumvent law enforcement while creating a more perfect plant—sometimes literally in their living rooms. Then explore the controversial medical uses of marijuana in some states that permit personal use in violation of federal law—creating a tangled web of enforcement conflicts. Ling conducts revealing interviews with the self-proclaimed "Prince of Pot," law enforcement, growers, scientists and everyday users who offer insight into this complex set of issues.


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Lost Cities of the Amazon DVD Exclusive
Lost Cities of the Amazon DVD Exclusive
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Over the centuries, explorers traded tales of a lost civilization amid the dense Amazonian rainforest. Scientists dismissed the legends as exaggerations, believing that the rainforest could not sustain such a huge population—until now. A new generation of explorers armed with 21st-century technology has uncovered remarkable evidence that could reinvent our understanding of the Amazon and the indigenous peoples who lived there. Using CGI and dramatic re-creations, National Geographic re-imagines the banks of the Amazon 500 years ago, teeming with inhabitants living in the Lost Cities of the Amazon.


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Secret History of Gold DVD Exclusive
Secret History of Gold DVD Exclusive
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Gold's appeal and value span time and cultures, but there is a little-known secret to the story of gold. Most of the gold mined throughout history remains in circulation today—even the gold closest to your heart may have dark origins. From the Amazon jungle to the markets of Dubai, National Geographic examines the underbelly of the modern gold trade with a treasure hunter and an illegal miner to expose its volatile history.


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Return of the Ghost Ship DVD
Return of the Ghost Ship DVD
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Underwater explorers in the Baltic Sea set out to bring a recently discovered ghost ship—one of the most intact ancient wooden wrecks ever found—back to life. By pushing the frontiers of maritime archaeology and using the latest technology, the team hopes to recover artifacts from the ship, take measurements and create a 3-D model of the ship with pinpoint accuracy—unlocking a treasure trove of information.


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Splendid Stones DVD Exclusive
Splendid Stones DVD Exclusive
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Sparkling diamonds. Exquisite emeralds. Brilliant rubies. Shimmering pearls. For centuries, these precious gems have captured humankind, leading men and women to give up fortunes—even their lives—to posses them. Join National Geographic on a journey around the globe to discover the origins of these most coveted gems. You'll see astonishing amounts of earth mined to uncover rubies in Thailand or emeralds in Columbia. You'll meet a Tennessee businessman who cultivates freshwater pearls and a California chemist who 'grows' rubies nearly identical to nature's stunning creations. And you'll witness rarely, if ever before, filmed sales of uncut diamonds—deals worth thousands of dollars sealed only with a handshake and a Hebrew phrase. Unlock a treasure chest filled with a wealth of information and the dazzling beauty of Splendid Stones.


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Mysteries of the Deep: Legendary Shipwrecks DVD Set
Mysteries of the Deep: Legendary Shipwrecks DVD Set
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Discover the astonishing real-life stories behind the world's most famous underwater mysteries in three extraordinary National Geographic presentations.


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