Smithsonian Ch. – Siege of Masada (2015) 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – Siege of Masada (2015) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.66 GB
Category: Docuemtnary

Siege of Masada
It’s known as the Alamo of the ancient world, the story of a band of Jewish rebels and their final stand against the Roman Army. The siege of Masada, recorded nearly 2,000 years ago by Jewish military leader Flavius Josephus, is more than a tale of resistance against impossible odds. It’s part of the founding narrative of Israel. But how much of it is true? We take a look at the events that inspired the CBS television miniseries "The Dovekeepers" and go to the site of the mountain fortress itself, uncovering new truths about this epic conflict. [Read more…]

Smithsonian Ch. – Mystery of the Hope Diamond (2010) 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – Mystery of the Hope Diamond (2010) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.50 GB
Category: Tutorial


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Mystery of the Hope Diamond
Embark on an epic journey of Hope. The legend is as massive and multifaceted as the gem itself, spanning one billion years, three continents and leaving a trail of intrigue, envy and death. We uncover the science and secrets of history’s most famous jewel by visiting different countries and getting expert opinions from forensic scientists and history scholars. [Read more…]

Smithsonian Ch. – The True Story of Mary Celeste 1080p (2007) 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – The True Story of Mary Celeste 1080p (2007) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.52 GB
Category: Documentary


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The True Story of the Mary Celeste 1080
On December 4, 1872, the unmanned Mary Celeste was found adrift in the Atlantic with its cargo fully intact. The mystery of this “ghost ship” remained unanswered for over 135 years. What happened to the Mary Celeste is widely regarded as the most famous mystery of the sea. Watch it unfold to its stunning conclusion, at last. [Read more…]

Smithsonian Ch. – B2 Stealth at War (2013) 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – B2: Stealth at War (2013) 1080p HDTV
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Category: Documentary


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B2: Stealth at War
The most expensive and specialized airplane ever built, the B2 Stealth bomber carries a price tag of more than two billion dollars. Highly effective and extremely technically advanced, it has been an integral part of the Air Force arsenal for the past 20 years. From a Cold War scrap heap candidate, to the go-to bomber in the 2011 strike against Qaddafi’s army in Libya, “Spirit” has seen its share of trials and triumphs. Join us as we detail how this secret weapon evolved to overcome critics, espionage, and even tragedy, to change the shape of aviation forever. [Read more…]

Smithsonian Ch. – 40 under 40 (2013) 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – 40 under 40 (2013) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.51 GB
Category: Documentary


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40 Under 40
Some of them move. Others make noise. One weighs in at 700 pounds. Collectively, they represent the future of contemporary craft. Go behind the scenes of the “40 under 40: Craft Futures” exhibition, featuring traditional and non-traditional works of decorative art created by the top 40 American craft artists under the age of 40. Observe this wildly creative and diverse exhibition, assembled for the 40th anniversary of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery, and witness the challenges and rewards of bringing together 40 unique artists at the top of their craft. [Read more…]

Smithsonian Ch. – Planes, Cranes and Rockets (2013) 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – Planes, Cranes and Rockets (2013) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.50 GB
Category: Documentary


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Planes, Cranes and Rockets
The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum holds more than 70,000 objects, including the 1903 Wright Flyer, the Spirit of St. Louis, and the Apollo 11 capsule. Meet the people who keep it running, and see how they tackle their biggest challenge to date. They must move all of the contents from the crumbling Paul E. Garber Facility in Maryland to the Steven Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia. And everything, from a massive F100 supersonic fighter jet to small toys and games, must arrive without a scratch. [Read more…]

Smithsonian Ch. – Hockney Seeing Beauty (2014) 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – Hockney: Seeing Beauty (2014) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 2.83 GB
Category: Documentary


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Hockney: Seeing Beauty
He is one of the great surviving icons of the 1960s and arguably the most popular British artist of the 20th century. David Hockney’s career started with almost instant success, and despite private struggles with his art, relationships, and the tragedy of AIDS, he continued to explore, experiment, and create masterpieces in a variety of mediums. Take a deeply personal look into the life, career, and creative mind of this versatile genius in a portrait that, like its subject, is funny, inspiring, bold, and visionary. [Read more…]

Smithsonian Ch. – The Day We Walked on the Moon (2018) 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – The Day We Walked on the Moon (2018) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.44 GB
Category: Documentary


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The Day We Walked on the Moon
On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch of Apollo 11. Over the next few days, the world watched on with wonder and rapture as humankind prepared for its “one giant leap” onto the moon–and into history. Witness this incredible day, presented through stunning, remastered footage and interviews that takes you behind-the-scenes and inside the spacecraft, Mission Control, and the homes of the astronaut’s families.
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Smithsonian Ch. – Castro’s Secret Reef (2015) 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – Castro’s Secret Reef (2015) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.60 GB
Category: Tutorial


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Castro’s Secret Reef
Cuba’s enforced isolation has resulted in the unlikeliest of marine reserves: a huge, rambling archipelago known as Jardines de la Reina, or “Gardens of the Queen.” Stretching around 140 miles along the southern coast of Cuba, it’s one of the longest barrier reef systems in the world. Get an up-close look at Fidel Castro’s diving playground, a forgotten ocean paradise unseen for half a century, and witness exotic species rarely seen elsewhere in the region. It’s the lost jewel of the Caribbean, but how long can this pristine wilderness survive? [Read more…]

Smithsonian Ch. – An Ocean Mystery The Missing Catch (2016)

Smithsonian Ch. – An Ocean Mystery: The Missing Catch (2016)
English | Size: 1.57 GB
Category: Tutorial


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An Ocean Mystery: The Missing Catch
Is the world running out of fish? According to an unconventional and comprehensive study by marine biologist Dr. Daniel Pauly, we have drastically underestimated the true number of fish caught globally and must change our ways soon or face disaster. Follow Dr. Pauly and his team around the globe as they talk to commercial fisherman, charter boat operators, and even seafood restaurant managers to determine just how much fish we really catch, and what we must do to help us save our seas. [Read more…]