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Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology. The series has focused (among other things) on wonders of construction (Erie Canal, the Pentagon, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, the Big Dig), the machinery of war (nuclear submarines, tanks) as well as technology linked to the everyday (power tools, home tech, garbage). Written by Anonymous

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If it changes your life, chances are it's a Modern Marvel!


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In the opening title sequence, an adjustable crescent wrench is seen turning a nut yet the sound of a ratchet wrench is heard. See more »

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Featured in House M.D.: Airborne (2007) See more »

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"Panama Canal Supersized" (and others) Unwatchable
15 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

Little good it will do posting here, but History Channel has obscured any feedback paths to their programming department.

I really would like to watch this show. I managed to get through to the first commercial. But it's the sound. Rather, the NOISE. Their sound editor seems compelled to pull out all the sound effects he can find and throw it into the program at an unreasonably high volume. I have to crank up the volume to hear the narrator, which causes others in the room not interested in the show to scream to turn it down. It's very annoying to me too, especially that sound of someone dragging sheet metal off a truck. Really.


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