Newborn Lion Cubs Are Introduced to Their Cousins
From: Africa's Hunters: Bound by Blood
- 1m 45s
A lioness returns to her pride with four new cubs, all male. She will take her place among her sisters, who have their own cubs, and together they’ll share suckling duty.
This Ingenious System Brings Water to the Chinese Desert
From: China From Above: Living Past
- 3m 19s
The Karez is a modern-day engineering marvel and a prime example of a native people working with, not against, the forces of nature to deliver their needs - in this case, water.
Scientists Reveal First-Ever Photograph of a Black Hole
From: Black Hole Hunters
- 2m 55s
After years of planning by over 200 international scientists, the data purported to show the first ever image of a black hole is ready. The team gathers for the big reveal - it's a seismic moment in astrophysics.
This Hairy Frogfish’s Bite is Too Fast For Slow-Motion
- 1m 14s
The speed of a hairy frogfish’s bite is the result of a vacuum in its mouth that can suck in its prey in just 1/6000th of a second. It’s so fast that even slow-motion video struggles to capture it.
This Eagle Owl Will Square Up to Anyone Who Gets Too Close
From: Wild Castles: Carcassonne
- 1m 13s
An eagle owl has spotted a wild boar that’s crept too close to her nest. She doesn’t hesitate in confronting him – despite a clear size disadvantage.
Baby Orangutans Learn How to Crack Coconuts
- 3m 40s
It’s fruit-gathering time for these orphan orangutans – one of their favorite pastimes. But can they follow the lead of their human carers and learn how to crack open a coconut for themselves?
This Man Created the Finest Black Hotel in America
- 2m 15s
A.G. Gaston was a successful black businessman from Birmingham, Alabama. But he was also an unsung civil rights icon with tireless support for desegregation efforts.
A Surprisingly Tense Battle Between a U.S. Sub and a Fishing Boat
From: Hell Below: In Enemy Waters
- 4m 11s
A fishing trawler may seem like an easy target for a powerful U.S. submarine - but these were the early days of the Pacific War, and even Japanese civilian boats were armed to the teeth.
A Routine Plane Takeoff Quickly Turns into a Disaster
From: Air Disasters: Nuts and Bolts
- 3m 38s
It was a routine takeoff for Emery Worldwide Flight 17, a domestic cargo plane making its way to Ohio, on February 16, 2000. Seconds later, that illusion was shattered as the plane began to violently tilt and rotate.
This Famous Pacific Battle is Captured in Stunning Detail
- 3m 20s
Relive the aerial dogfights and naval clashes of the Battle of the Philippines Sea, thanks to stunning color footage. It is a visual record of the battle that underlined U.S. superiority in the Pacific.
What Caused Flight 72 to Lose Control in 2008?
From: Air Disasters: Free Fall
- 3m 51s
On October 7, 2008, passengers and crew on Qantas Airlines Flight 72 were pulled up from their seats. Immediately after, the plane went into a dangerous and uncontrolled nosedive.
How Japanese Troops Became Invisible on this Pacific Island
- 2m 59s
On Peleliu during WWII, the Japanese took advantage of an old network of mining tunnels to hide from U.S. forces. It enabled them to effectively become invisible - and to fight the battle on their terms.
The Green Book: Guide to Freedom
See how The Negro Motorist Green Book helped African-Americans navigate the roads of a segregated nation.
Orangutan Jungle School
- 10 Episodes
A bold rescue project in Borneo is breathing new life into the prospects of orphaned orangutans.
China From Above
- 4 Episodes
Explore China's great interior, magnificent coastline, living past, and promising future, all from breathtaking heights.
The Pacific War in Color
- 8 Episodes
Witness iconic assaults, intense battles, and intimate moments of the Pacific War, in color.
Black Hole Hunters
Span the globe as we track the monumental technological undertaking of capturing the first-ever picture of a black hole.
- 92 Episodes
Strap in and put your seat in the upright position as we examine aviation's biggest catastrophes.
- 5 Episodes
The abandoned castles of Europe have been overtaken by the rich natural environments flourishing around them.
- 12 Episodes
From the Nazi's wolf pack to America's aggressive shift in the Pacific, we chart WWII's stealth game of subsea warfare.
Great Blue Wild
- 14 Episodes
To catch a glimpse of some of the most spectacular natural wonders on the planet, you have to journey deep underwater.
- 18 Episodes
Welcome to Zambia's Luangwa Valley, where Africa's most iconic predators are in a constant battle for their next meal.