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Modern Marvels


Each year in the U.S., 280 million hens lay 80 billion eggs, one of the world's most affordable sources of protein; charting an egg's journey from the henhouse to the breakfast table; how powdered eggs are manufactured.  (Repeat)

Tue 6/9 12:00 PM  H2
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Documentary, History

Charlie Maday (Executive Producer), Gerald w. Abrams (Executive Producer)

08:00 AM
"Commercial Fishing"  Old fishing community; monstrous factory trawler; deep-sea fish farms.  (Repeat) HISTORY
09:00 AM
"Wood"  Hundreds of years before steel and plastic, wood was the building block of America.  (Repeat) HISTORY
10:00 AM
"Rice"  Find out everything there is to know about growing, harvesting and milling rice.  (Repeat) HISTORY
11:00 AM
"Super Human"  Whether humans have the ability to possess superpowers; a man can strap on an exoskeleton and lift hundreds of pounds with little effort; Mr. Cyborg can control machines with his thoughts; flying like Superman.  (Repeat) HISTORY
12:00 PM
"Dams"  Hoover Dam; Utah State University Water Research Laboratory hydraulics lab in Logan, Utah.  (Repeat) HISTORY
01:00 PM
"Built to Last"  Amazing, ingenious and ultrasturdy shelters, machines, containers, and materials help to ensure the continuation of society.  (Repeat) HISTORY
02:00 PM
"Start to Finish"  Vehicle assembly; building a home in a week; high-tech golf clubs; building demolition.  (Repeat) HISTORY
03:00 PM
"American Trucking"  Brad Paisley and his crew of truckers on the road between Little Rock and Tulsa; the Ford F-150 tackles a devilish test course; the world's most nimble tow truck extracts a car from the tightest parking spot imaginable; Mack truck fanatic.  (Repeat) HISTORY
04:00 PM
"Mackinac Bridge"  One of the longest suspension bridges in the world connects the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan.  (Repeat) HISTORY
05:00 PM
"Overseas Highway"  The Overseas Highway contains 51 bridges, linking mainland Florida with the Florida Keys.  (Repeat) HISTORY
Modern Marvels

Celebrating ingenuity, invention and imagination on a grand scale, ``Modern Marvels'' tells the amazing stories of the doers, dreamers and sometime-schemers who create everyday items, technological advancements and manmade wonders. The Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty and 1990s technology are just a few of the many topics that have been covered during the long-running series' run.

Charlie Maday (Executive Producer) , Gerald w. Abrams (Executive Producer)

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.