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Science and Nature DVD

Tornado Intercept DVD
Tornado Intercept DVD
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This groundbreaking one-hour event takes you into the whirling devastation of a tornado's heart as cutting-edge science meets over-the-edge filmmaking to capture incredible images of what happens inside one of nature's deadliest phenomena!


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Kenny & Zoltan's Venom Quest: Welcome to the Snake Pit DVD-R
Kenny & Zoltan's Venom Quest: Welcome to the Snake Pit DVD-R
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

According to Snake Hunter and Herpetologist Zoltan Takacs "There isn’t another country in the world where snakes and humans get so close as in Vietnam" and he and Environmental Anthropologist and Cave Diver Kenny Broad are out to prove it. Venturing through the seas off Song Doc in search of sea snakes, in the markets and the back alleys of Le Mat Village in Hanoi for kraits and cobras, and in the jungles for the elusive and endangered king cobra, Kenny and Zoltan put themselves at risk hunting these snakes in the name of science and adventure. To add to the challenge, they must do all this while being followed by famed photographer Mattias Klum and the National Geographic Magazine crew who must meet their assignment goals and deadlines while avoiding any mortal bites. Can they accomplish their goals and get in some cave diving for Kenny, or will that end up being the most dangerous challenge of all? From finding Venom Viagra and an elusive king cobra in the jungle, to Mattias’ close encounter with a cobra’s bite, to sharing a life-threatening experience in an underwater cave, Kenny and Zoltan show how science can be an adventure.


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In the Shadow of Vesuvius DVD Exclusive
In the Shadow of Vesuvius DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Science and Space/Natural Disasters

Since the days of the Roman Empire, Italy's Mount Vesuvius has erupted more than 50 times, devastating whole cities and towns. At Herculaneum, archaeologists found human skeletons in a fatal embrace. Although Vesuvius is sleeping now, this active volcano is never far from the minds of the two million people who live in its shadow.


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24 Hours After Asteroid Impact DVD Exclusive
24 Hours After Asteroid Impact DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Science and Space/Space

Travel back 66 million years ago when a meteor struck the Earth, wiping out three-quarters of all life on the planet. What happened in those first hours? Why did some creatures survive while nearly all others perished? Using computer graphics and real-world recreations, National Geographic reveals the likely effects of the catastrophic impact that changed the world forever and examines who won, who lost, and why.


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World's Worst Natural Disasters DVD
World's Worst Natural Disasters DVD
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Category: DVDs/Science and Space/Natural Disasters

Historic floods, destructive fires, violent earthquakes: Mother Nature's reign of terror has spanned thousands of years. Now, ten world experts formulate a list of the most important natural disasters of all time. They demonstrate that natural disasters are out of our control and will continue to ravage our planet, but we can learn from past events to minimize their impact when they strike again.


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Violent Earth DVD Exclusive
Violent Earth DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Science and Space/Natural Disasters

Where and when the next mega disaster will strike —volcanic eruption, earthquake, tsunami or hurricane—is the focus of Violent Earth. Join tsunami scientist Jose Borrero of the University of Southern California on his trip to visit Banda Aceh with a National Geographic film team, barely one week after the December 26, 2004, tsunami—a tsunami so strong it actually moved the island of Sumatra a hundred feet.


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Dangerous Encounters with Brady Barr: Season 6 DVD-R Set
Dangerous Encounters with Brady Barr: Season 6 DVD-R Set
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

From the bizarre to the elusive to the downright deadly, throughout his career herpetologist Dr. Brady Barr has risked life and limb to study some of the fiercest creatures on the planet—but never with technology like this. Brady is back with a new season, as his Dangerous Encounters take him around the globe in the name of science and conservation.


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Monster Black Holes DVD
Monster Black Holes DVD
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Category: DVDs/Science and Space

Travel to the edge of space and beyond to discover nature's ultimate abyss—black holes. Explore where they are found, how they begin, and how it may be possible to harness and use the power they produce. In Monster Black Holes, scientists steadily piece together the complex dynamics of a black hole's birth and also examine the growth of a select few black holes to super massive proportions that dominate the centers of galaxies. As a monster black hole swallows everything in its path, it generates energy that shapes the universe around it in powerful ways.


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Struck By Lightning DVD Exclusive
Struck By Lightning DVD Exclusive
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What really happens when 30 million volts of electricity charges through your body and you survive being struck by lightning? Now, meet survivors who live to tell their tale of being hit by a force that is faster than a speeding bullet and five times hotter than the sun as National Geographic unravels the science behind one of nature's most mysterious phenomena. With revolutionary brain imaging technology and 3-D CGI, travel inside the human body along the path of a lightning bolt.


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Witness: Caught by Disaster DVD-R
Witness: Caught by Disaster DVD-R
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Cyclone DVD-R
Cyclone DVD-R
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Category: DVDs/Science and Space/Natural Disasters

Anyone, at any time, can fall victim to nature's raging furies. Around the globe, hurricanes, tornadoes, and typhoons strike without mercy and often without warning. In the last century, more than half a million lives were lost to the violent forces of cyclones, tropical storms, and the wicked weather swirling in and around them.


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Glacier Meltdown DVD Exclusive
Glacier Meltdown DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Nature and Environment

National Geographic separates fact from fiction to discover the real science behind climate change, the melting ice caps, and why the intensity of tropical storms has increased by 50 percent in the past 30 years.


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Doomsday Volcano DVD Exclusive
Doomsday Volcano DVD Exclusive
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An eruption of Santorini some 3,600 years ago was one of the largest, yet most mysterious, natural calamities in human history and may have wiped out an entire civilization. Much of the evidence of its destruction has been lost at sea until now. National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Robert Ballard and an international team of volcanologists, armed with a state-of-the-art Remote Operated Vehicle fitted with HD cameras, dive into the belly of the Santorini's submerged caldera.


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How to Survive the End of the World: Hell on Earth DVD-R
How to Survive the End of the World: Hell on Earth DVD-R
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Imagine: Earth is directly hit by a primordial black hole—and survives. But the strike is so immense that it generates a colossal shockwave, disturbing the magma beneath every existing volcanic system. An expert team of physicists and space scientists suggest this terrifying scenario is not all inconceivable. Explore the science behind this deadly disaster scenario to learn what would come of this destructive intrigue.


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Volcano! DVD Exclusive
Volcano! DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Science and Space/Natural Disasters

Imagine walking amid molten lava, deadly gases, and 2,000-degree heat on an active volcano. For more than 20 years, Maurice and Katia Krafft have traveled the world pursuing just such adventure. From Iceland to Hawaii, from Africa to Indonesia, these combination volcanologists/filmmakers are usually the first to reach the scene of an eruption. Join them just an arm's length away from a fiery blast as they risk their lives to document the birth of a volcano. Be a part of this daring team and witness the unforgettable power of the earth in Volcano!


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How to Survive the End of the World: Micro Monsters DVD-R
How to Survive the End of the World: Micro Monsters DVD-R
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Do amazing breakthroughs in technology bring terrifying new levels of danger to humanity? National Geographic explores this deadly question by delving into some of the dangers posed by one of the most promising new technologies: nano-robotics.


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National Geographic Classics: Natural Disasters DVD Collection
National Geographic Classics: Natural Disasters DVD Collection
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In six classic programs, National Geographic reveals the sheer power and strength of nature’s greatest forces. Experience the devastation and tragedy caused by deadly tsunamis and hurricanes, see what happens inside the heart of a whirling tornado, witness incredible up-close shots of the powerful white wall of a rolling avalanche, and hear chilling first-hand accounts from survivors of some of the worst natural disasters.


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Science of Dogs DVD Exclusive
Science of Dogs DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

The dog is the ultimate human creation. With 400 breeds and counting, the dog is more varied in size and behavior than any other species on the planet. National Geographic looks at man's evolutionary manipulation of dogs' appearance, talents and temperament—and the accelerating efforts to create breeds to suit our needs (more than 80 percent of today's breeds did not exist 150 years ago). From desirable traits like supersensitive hearing and smell to the unintended consequences of genetic diseases, learn how nature and man have partnered to deliberately create new and specialized versions of man's best friend.


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In the Womb: Identical Twins DVD
In the Womb: Identical Twins DVD
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The latest installment of National Geographic's popular series In the Womb follows the embryonic and fetal journey of one of nature's most fascinating reproductive miracles—identical twins. Witness key moments—from the spontaneous splitting of a single fertilized egg into identical twins to the major milestones of twin fetal development, ending with their dramatic births. Along the way, learn how skin color is formed; what happens when aberrations in early development occur, producing conjoined twins; and how twins with ambiguous genitalia (hermaphrodites) can develop. Meet a pair of identicals who were separated at birth and met for the first time four decades later. Then, see dramatic 4-D ultrasound images of twins interacting in the womb in real time.


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Superstorm 2012 DVD
Superstorm 2012 DVD
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National Geographic goes inside the eye of superstorm Hurricane Sandy to explore why it happened and how it could happen again.


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Storm of the Century DVD Exclusive
Storm of the Century DVD Exclusive
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Power lines down, amazingly high speed winds, and deadly cold temperatures raged through the eastern United States with one violent bang. Storm of the Century presents an up close and personal look into the terrifying effects of these acts of nature. National Geographic has compiled shattering footage of some of the worst catastrophe's to hit the Florida's Gulf Coast and all the way to Canada. Witness one family's horrible ordeal to survive a 12-foot-high storm surge that wipes away what was supposed to be a happy weekend. Experience these deadly forces of nature that we truly have no control over in National Geographic's, Storm of the Century.


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Tsunami: Killer Wave DVD
Tsunami: Killer Wave DVD
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The globe learned on December 26, 2004, that tsunamis can bring death and devastation to the world's coastlines. The product of undersea earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, tsunamis can race across oceans at more than 500 miles an hour, leaving a huge wake of destruction when they hit shore. Because it is difficult for scientists to predict how large these massive waves can be, tsunamis are one of the least understood of nature's forces, and one of the most dangerous. With insight from some of the scientific community's foremost researchers, and vivid accounts from past tsunami survivors, Tsunami: Killer Wave depicts nature at its most extreme, profiles the efforts being made to curb its effects, and illustrates the financial, physical and emotional toll it can leave on its victims.


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Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey DVD
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey DVD
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Category: DVDs/Science and Space/Space

Hosted by renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey explores how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time. It brings to life never-before-told stories of the heroic quest for knowledge and transports viewers to new worlds and across the universe for a vision of the cosmos on the grandest scale.


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Witness: Tornado Swarm 2011 DVD-R
Witness: Tornado Swarm 2011 DVD-R
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Science of Cats DVD Exclusive
Science of Cats DVD Exclusive
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Category: DVDs/Animals and Nature/Animals and Wildlife

More than 600 million claim residence in households across six continents, and now they may have dethroned dogs as the most popular pet on earth. An exterminator, fierce hunter, and favorite companion—aloof and affectionate at the same time—the cat leapt out of the woods and adopted us on its own terms thousands of years ago. But how did man and beast form their unconventional relationship? From mummified cats unearthed in Egypt to bizarre genetic mutations discovered around the globe, National Geographic presents the latest scientific evidence to reveal how cats and people set off on a journey along the same road.


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How to Survive the End of the World DVD Collection
How to Survive the End of the World DVD Collection
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Imagine: Earth is directly hit by a primordial black hole—and survives. But the strike is so immense that it generates a colossal shockwave, disturbing the magma beneath every existing volcanic system. An expert team of physicists and space scientists suggest this terrifying scenario is not all inconceivable. Explore the science behind this deadly disaster scenario to learn what would come of this destructive intrigue.


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Forces of Nature DVD
Forces of Nature DVD
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Enjoy National Geographic's spectacular large-format film from the comfort of your couch. Filled with incredible how-did-they-do-it film footage of nature at its most potent, it's a powerful image- and music-filled journey of discovery that takes you to the very brink of exploding volcanoes, across rupturing earthquake faults, to the edge of tornadoes, and more. Bonus features: ''making of'' featurette; disaster map.


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How to Survive the End of The World: Zombie Earth DVD-R
How to Survive the End of The World: Zombie Earth DVD-R
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Category: DVDs/Adventure and Exploration

Is a zombie apocalypse simply a concept of fiction or could an infectious disease really turn humanity into a race of vicious, seething monsters? National Geographic examines one all-too-real scenario—a pandemic caused by a mutated rabies virus. Experts from the fields of medicine, biology and the social sciences explain what could happen if humanity faced a deadly contagion for which there was no cure—and the truth will shock you.


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