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Modern Marvels

Celebrating technological breakthroughs and man-made wonders. 

Crew:
Charlie Maday (Executive Producer), Gerald w. Abrams (Executive Producer), Marc Etkind (Director)

4/25/15
11:00 AM
"Amazing Job Countdown"  A countdown of the ten most fascinating occupations.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/25/15
12:00 PM
"Mega Food Countdown"  America's favorite foods are profiled.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/25/15
01:00 PM
"Strangest Countdown"  A gooey slime that could be a terrorist's worst nightmare; an exacting art form requiring the help of millions of ravenous beetles; a devise so strange and destructive that its inventor allegedly destroyed it to avert a catastrophe.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/27/15
06:00 AM
"Coffee"  The beverage coffee originates in Ethiopia more than 1,000 years ago.  (Repeat) HISTORY
5/1/15
07:00 AM
"Rice"  Find out everything there is to know about growing, harvesting and milling rice.  (Repeat) H2
5/1/15
08:00 AM
"Corn"  Corn is the largest agricultural crop in the world, and it is used in more than 3,000 diverse items, ranging from food to the plastic wrap for packaging it.  (Repeat) H2
5/1/15
09:00 AM
"BBQ Tech"  Famous barbecue cook-offs; long-established barbecue restaurants.  (Repeat) H2
5/1/15
10:00 AM
"Food Trucks"  Mobile eateries with surprising innovations.  (Repeat) H2
5/1/15
11:00 AM
"Bread"  Different cultures' history, production and consumption of bread reveal its variety of forms, ranging from baguettes to pita, corn bread, and flour tortillas.  (Repeat) H2
5/1/15
12:00 PM
"The Pig"  Some say pigs are as smart as 3-year-old humans; turning pigs into bacon, ham, ribs and sausage; boar semen collection; the use of pig organs in medicine.  (Repeat) H2
Modern Marvels

Premise
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.

Crew:
Charlie Maday (Executive Producer) , Gerald w. Abrams (Executive Producer) , Marc Etkind (Director)

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.