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Inventions That Shook The World

From the airplane to the DNA fingerprint, science, history and pop culture come under the spotlight in this thrilling chronicle of the 20th century's greatest inventions. This fascinating series takes viewers on a decade-by-decade voyage of discovery through life-changing inventions; like the radio that made the world smaller; the machine gun that made it more dangerous; or the parking metre that made it more expensive. Meet the brilliant, often quirky minds that bring the inventions to life including the smartest man on the planet and the high school dropout everyone took for a fool. And then there were the not-so-great . . .
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Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 - 4:00 PM    "The 1980's" The 1980s launch an unprecedented technological age that will continue into the next century. DNA profiling begins changing crime scene investigations for all time. Smokers find a helpful hand in kicking the habit through the nicotine patch. Other featured inventions include the MIR Space Station and the endoscopy capsule. Part 9 of 10 G
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Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 - 4:00 PM "The 1990's" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 - 7:00 PM "The 1990's" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 - 11:00 PM "The 1990's" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jul 9, 2013 - 9:00 PM "The 1900's" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 - 1:00 AM "The 1900's" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 - 9:00 PM "The 1910's" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013 - 1:00 AM "The 1910's" (PLUS)
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