Julian Hanton tackles Asia in the latest chapter of his on-going investigation into our ever-changing world.
Earthquakes, volcanoes, ice ages, landslides, floods, life evolution, plate motions—all of these phenomena have interacted over the vast expanses of deep time to sculpt the dynamic planet that we live on today. This Emmy award-winning Discovery Channel series traces the four-billion-year evolutionary history of the world covering the origin and evolution of life on Earth.
The Shark Week Ocean of Fear DVD set explores how sharks communicate and why they attack and gets you closer to people who've had the closest encounters possible with the deadly underwater predators. Sink your teeth into six classic episodes of the popular Discovery special series and learn the secrets of shark whisperers and lessons of survivors of grisly shark attacks. The Shark Week DVDs in the 2 disc set let you swim shark-infested waters without leaving your living room.
The incredible story behind these wonders of the ancient world. Discovery Channel series examines the history of pyramids and the stories underlying their construction. Egypt is far from exclusive to the pyramids, they are everywhere! Pyramids turn up at the most unlikely places in the world. On the island of Java, in the Peruvian desert in China, and even on Iraq's oil fields. It is a little known fact that there are actually more pyramids in Mexico than Egypt. The documentary investigates why this might be and aims to shed light on a number of other mysteries and misunderstandings surrounding the construction of these ancient structures. While the pyramids at first glance looks remarkably alike, this is far from the case. We explore the differences in both structure and function, and take you on an unforgettable journey through the pyramid mystery. Hosted by archaeologist Dr. Bob Brier, this three-episode series emphasizes the mystery and intrigue attending the creation of the world's ancient monuments to the deceased.
Mark Arden and Steve Frost travel from the source of the River Thames (a small hollow in a field in Gloucestershire) along its course to the vast expanse of the Thames Estuary in this highly entertaining Discovery Channel series.