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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, Oct 9, 2012 - 3:00 PM    "The 1900's" This 10-part series begins with the decade that kicked off the 20th century. Two inventions during those years helped define the next 100 years - the airplane and the radio, setting the planet on a course to become a global village. Other featured inventions include the disposable razor, the air conditioner and the vacuum cleaner. Part 1 of 10 G
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Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012 - 3:00 PM "The 1910's" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 - 3:00 PM "The 1920's" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012 - 10:00 PM "The 1920's" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012 - 3:00 PM "The 1930's" (PLUS)
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