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Mega Disasters

How cities would be affected by various natural disasters. 

J.v. Martin (Narrator)

08:00 AM
"Super Swarms"  Entomologists try to comprehend and control destructive swarms of locusts that have been plaguing mankind throughout history; American pioneers endure a swarm estimated as being 1,800 miles long and 110 miles wide.  (Repeat) HISTORY
09:00 AM
"Oil Apocalypse"  Experts predict what might happen when the world's oil supply runs out, ranging from warfare over necessities to the development of new technology.  (Repeat) HISTORY
10:00 AM
"New York City Hurricane"  Explore the extensive history of northeast hurricanes; what would happen if a Category 3 Hurricane were to hit New York City.  (Repeat) HISTORY
11:00 AM
"Asteroid Apocalypse"  Tsunamis, firestorms and dust clouds following an asteroid impact on Earth.  (Repeat) HISTORY
12:00 PM
"Toxic Cloud"  A toxic chemical cloud from an industrial accident could jeopardize an entire community within minutes, putting the lives of thousands of people at risk; a cargo ship carrying ammonia nitrate explodes, killing 500 people in Texas in 1947.  (Repeat) HISTORY
01:00 PM
"Volcanic Winter"  The supervolcano Toba erupts on Sumatra 75,000 years ago, causing a sudden volcanic winter that shocks the climatic balance around the world.  (Repeat) HISTORY
02:00 PM
"Earthquake in The Heartland"  The possibility of a killer earthquake striking America's heartland.  (Repeat) HISTORY
03:00 PM
"Yellowstone Eruption"  A possible eruption of the Yellowstone "Mega-Volcano" may create a global cataclysm beyond human comprehension.  (Repeat) HISTORY
04:00 PM
"Mega Tsunami"  Scientists piece together evidence of a tsunami that may have ravaged the Mediterranean world around 6,000 B.C., sweeping away villages and killing an untold number of people.  (Repeat) HISTORY
05:00 PM
"Krakatoa's Revenge"  The eruption of the Krakatoa volcano in 1883 was one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded history.  (Repeat) HISTORY
Mega Disasters

Your car got booted while you were in the laundry discovering that they lost your favorite shirt. In short, it's been a lousy day. But it could be worse, as this unsettling series proves, using state-of-the-art computer animation to revisit past disasters and then depicting how a repeat of the catastrophe would affect the modern world.

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J.v. Martin

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