Lost Ships of the Mediterranean - See the oldest shipwrecks ever found in the deep Mediterranean; relive the excitement of an ancient wreck discovered by a U.S. Navy nuclear sub; and probe the secrets of these unprecedented archaeological ''time capsules'' and the clues they offer to an extraordinary, ancient civilization that dates back to biblical times.
Last Voyage of the Lusitania - The date is May 7, 1915, just nine months into World War I. A German U-boat torpedoes the Lusitaniaone of the largest and fastest luxury liners in the world. Of the 1,959 people aboard, including millionaire Alfred Vanderbilt, nearly two-thirds die. Many are trapped inside as the great ship sinks in just eighteen minutes.
Secrets of the Titanic - The unsinkable ship sank at 2:20 a.m. on April 14, 1912. Approximately 1,500 people perished with her. For seven decades the fabled liner lay hidden 13,000 feet below the North Atlantic surface. Finally, in 1985, explorer Bob Ballard and a French-American team located the Titanic. Join Ballard on the search and see what his team saw.
The Alien Deep . It’s a place in
the sea, thousands of feet beneath the surface, far from the first crack of light, where the planet’s last and greatest secrets hide in the cold darkness of endless night. Dr. Robert ...
Airplanes are the lifeblood of Alaska, transporting critical
supplies and rescuing the lost and injured in areas where roads don't reach. But violent weather and extreme terrain make these the most dangerous skies in the country, and bush pilots often ...