Ancient Marvels

HC Modern Marvels - Toys (2002)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Sept. 5, 2017
HC Modern Marvels - Toys (2002)

HC Modern Marvels - Toys (2002)
PDTV | 704x536 | .AVI/XviD @ 2294 Kbps | 43 min 59 s | 786 MiB
Audio: English AC3 192 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

All aboard the nostalgia express as we take a trip through the past to enjoy toys of our youth–the ones we can't forget and those that some of use never gave up! This is the real toy story! We take a look at five categories of boys' toys and see what relationship they have had on the development of young minds; talk with collectors of antique and specialty toys; and visit companies that make electric trains, Matchbox Cars, GI Joe action figures, and LEGO Bricks, among others.

BBC - Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams (2013) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Aug. 2, 2017
BBC - Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams (2013) [Repost]

BBC - Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams (2013)
PDTV | 832x468 | .MKV/AVC @ 1478 Kbps | 59 min 16 s | 627 MB
Audio: English AAC 128 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Technology

Professor Simon Schaffer presents the amazing and untold story of automata - extraordinary clockwork machines designed hundreds of years ago to mimic and recreate life. The film brings the past to life in vivid detail as we see how and why these masterpieces were built. Travelling around Europe, Simon uncovers the history of these machines and shows us some of the most spectacular examples, from an entire working automaton city to a small boy who can be programmed to write and even a device that can play chess.

TTC Video - The Remarkable Science of Ancient Astronomy [Reduced]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at June 7, 2017
TTC Video - The Remarkable Science of Ancient Astronomy [Reduced]

TTC Video - The Remarkable Science of Ancient Astronomy
Course No. 1866 | .M4V, AVC, 250 kbps, 640x360 | English, AAC, 160 kbps, 2 Ch | 24x30 mins | + PDF Guidebook | 2.04 GB
Lecturer: Bradley E. Schaefer, Ph.D.

Discovery Channel - Ancient Astronauts (1999)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at April 7, 2017
Discovery Channel - Ancient Astronauts (1999)

Discovery Channel - Ancient Astronauts (1999)
DVDRip | 640 x 480 | .AVI/DivX @ 1807 Kbps | 52mn 0s | English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | 746 MB
Genre: Documentary

To many who see them, the legacies of the ancients are beyond understanding: Strange creatures, exotic spirits, mysterious gods, architectural marvels. Researchers still debate their origin and meaning. They appear unearthly, alien, leading some to believe the knowledge of the ancients arrived from another world. What strange forces were at work here? Did alien gods instruct our ancestors or is there another explanation hidden in history? Other clues, strewn through human antiquity, may yet reveal the real ancient astronauts.

Discovery Channel - Seven Wonders of Ancient Rome (2004)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 9, 2017
Discovery Channel - Seven Wonders of Ancient Rome (2004)

Discovery Channel - Seven Wonders of Ancient Rome (2004)
DVDRip | 720 x 416 | .AVI/DivX @ 2202 Kbps | 52mn 3s | English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | 895 MB
Genre: Documentary, History

Able to inspire wonder and awe in all who gazed upon them, The Seven Wonders of Ancient Rome - the Pantheon, the Aqueducts of Rome, the Via Appia, the Baths of Caracalla, Trajan's Markets, Circus Maximus and the Colosseum - were the works of great men who translated fantastic visions into the epitome of human achievement. These visionaries included ambitious Emperors like Hadrian and engineers with revolutionary ideas such as Apollodorus.

Discovery Channel - Seven Wonders of Ancient Greece (2004)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Jan. 5, 2017
Discovery Channel - Seven Wonders of Ancient Greece (2004)

Discovery Channel - Seven Wonders of Ancient Greece (2004)
HDTV | 720 x 416 | .AVI/DivX @ 2205 Kbps | 51mn 59s | English AC-3 192 Kbps, 2 channels | 895 MB
Genre: Documentary, History

Greece, a land of breathtaking beauty and light. A land where science, art and inspiration from the gods combined to produce some of the world's greatest marvels of architecture and design. The ancient Greeks used buildings and structures to reflect the variety of life at the core of their civilisation - they built the first theatres, staged the first sports events and worshipped in some of the most spectacular temples ever built.

BBC - Treasures of Ancient Greece (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Nov. 13, 2016
BBC - Treasures of Ancient Greece (2015)

BBC - Treasures of Ancient Greece (2015)
HDTV | 1440 x 810 | .MKV/AVC @ 2912 Kbps | 3x~58mn | 3.47 GB
Audio: English AAC 136 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Arts

Alastair Sooke explores the riches and unique legacy of Greek art.

HC Modern Marvels - Freight Trains (2006)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Nov. 4, 2016
HC Modern Marvels - Freight Trains (2006)

HC Modern Marvels - Freight Trains (2006)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3262 Kbps | 42mn 50s | 1.09 GB
Audio: English AC-3 384 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

The golden age of railroading may be behind us, but the freight train remains the backbone of the American economy. This program visits what is considered the greatest freight transportation system in the world, the Union Pacific's Bailey yard, and a pit stop for much of the nation's freight on its journey across the continent.
Tools of the Ancient Romans: A Kid's Guide to the History and Science of Life in Ancient Rome (repost)

Tools of the Ancient Romans: A Kid's Guide to the History and Science of Life in Ancient Rome by Rachel Dickinson
English | 1 Jan. 2006 | ISBN: 0974934453 | 144 Pages | PDF | 21 MB

Tools of the Ancient Greeks: A Kid's Guide to the History and Science of Life in Ancient Greece explores the scientific discoveries, athletic innovations, engineering marvels, and innovative ideas created more than two thousand years ago.

History Channel - Modern Marvels: Money (2006) [Repost]  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Oct. 13, 2016
History Channel - Modern Marvels: Money (2006) [Repost]

History Channel - Modern Marvels: Money (2006)
HDTV | 960 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2167 Kbps | 44mn 20s | English AC-3 384 Kbps, 2 channels | 826 MB
Genre: Documentary, Technology

They are the physical engines of America's money machine, secretive agencies that design and manufacture the greenbacks that keep the nation's and the world's economy moving. This episode ventures inside these vital fortresses for a privileged glimpse of the work of making money. From engraving to circulation, watch as fortunes are created in instants, and see how new bills are put into circulation. Hear from Philip N. Diehl, Director of the United States Mint, and Robert Chandler, a historian for Wells Fargo, as they trace the fascinating history of the government's money business. And discover what the future may hold for American currency.