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Segments include crime-prevention techniques; reconstructing faces from skulls; how a slave won freedom with a snake bite; controlling the weather; how to make sea water drinkable; a customized Mercedes-Benz with a TV and fireplace; milk-carton boats; water that can cut through steel.

5 days, 8 hours ago

Segments include crime-prevention techniques; reconstructing faces from skulls; how a slave won freedom with a snake bite; controlling the weather; how to make sea water drinkable; a customized Mercedes-Benz with a TV and fireplace; milk-carton boats; water that can cut through steel.

1 week, 1 day ago

The friendship of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison; the Fourth of July; how the New Year is celebrated in Japan; 10 days in history that have been lost forever; art of camouflage; how skiers keep in shape during the summer; sky divers performing at 14,000 feet.

1 week, 5 days ago

Theory on how America was named; a fire that burned for eight months; living recreations of famous paintings; an artist who paints with cobwebs; the mechanical art of Survival Research Laboratories; triskaidekaphobia, the fear of the number 13; a high-stakes poker game pitting a man against a computer; a tower built as a home for bats; why $500 million is gathering dust in storage; how Leonardo kept his ideas secret.

2 weeks, 1 day ago

Included: a paperclip trick; whale artist John Perry;[9] fishing with a kite; a house of jigsaw puzzles; torture tests for household appliances (UL (safety organization)); military experts setting off a large conventional explosion (Trinity (nuclear test)); hunting for spider webs; Fillmore fish hatchery; salmon struggling to reach their spawning ground; the top-secret preparations for the D-day invasion; books made of wood pulp.

2 weeks, 3 days ago

Lunar Lore - https://www.bitchute.com/video/6wOi5bJDfhqL/
Balloon puncture trick; U.S. Navy survival training; British Royal Tournament; baseball for blind National Beep Baseball Association; handicapped man competes in Paralympic Games; Stephen Hawking; soil samples from Mars; a volcanic eruption on a moon of Jupiter; the Moon landing; astronauts training for zero gravity; Space Flight Operations Facility; a rooftop garden in New York City; a machine that picks apples; using corn smut in Mexico; how a grammatical error cost $2 million.

3 weeks, 1 day ago

Typhoid Mary; Explosives Marcelo Ramos; Controlled Demolition, Inc.; Double Dutch (jump rope) at Lincoln Center; thoroughbreds; cheetah w/ tiger stripes; Walking catfish; Dougal Dixon; Johann Ludwig Burckhardt rediscovered Petra; the Anasazi; a vacuum & cork trick.

3 weeks, 4 days ago

Segments on the mysterious execution of Michel Ney, one of Napolean's marshals; computerized weapons of the future, surfing in a man-made "ocean"; the wildlife of New York City; the Japanese art of creating "food for the eyes".

4 weeks ago

Segments on the octopus, garden eel, shark and sea urchin; a South Pacific ritual in which men dive toward the ground held only by a vine that breaks their fall at the last moment; modern artists who craft their works using bubbles, rocks, automobiles, and TV sets; and a Chinese ritual involving papers stained with blood from a human tongue.

1 month ago

The Real Man in the Iron Mask, Amsterdam Diamond manufacturing, Hope diamond, Munich Aviary, ancient monuments Venice, Italy, Parthenon in Greece, The Last Supper (Leonardo da Vinci) in Milan, Italy, the Coliseum in Rome, Aswan Dam and Sphinx in Egypt, Caves of Lascaux, Legoland Billund Resort, dominoes.

1 month ago

Judge Roy Bean; Roman food tasters, Snake fang tester and venom collector, Belgium bomb disposal squad, English Steeplejack, Fred Dibnah;, Japanese pullulan food sheets, Dabbawala in Bombaby, India, Jumiles in Taxco, Mexico, CZimmer's Game and Seafood in Lockport, Ill; potato powered clock; blue whales; curious dolphins in Monkey Mia; Killer whales; Imperial Easter Egg of 1893; Fabergé eggs; diamond jubilee March 1946; Gem mining in Columbia; oyster farming; and Imperial Crown duplicate; PT Barnum's egress sign.

1 month ago

Rasputin assassination; Japanese tattoos; Sudanese (Masakan); Brazil (Krohole); Indian man with the longest fingernails; Asaro Mudmen in (Papa New Guinea); Ede & Ravenscroft limited wigs; birds of prey (Philippine eagle, marbled murrelet Corm in Peru, osprey); operating rooms; surgical techs; Dragon's Breath in China; Movieland Wax Museum; Rare photos and outtakes of The Jitterbug scene in The Wizard of Oz (1939 film); the curse of the Elgin Marbles British Museum.

1 month, 1 week ago

Animal group names; museum of man in Paris; Paul Bairoch; Study on brains; Electronic brain for blind; training center for hearing ear dog; sea turtles who are ill; Bird Street in Hong Kong; protection of golden eagles; Employee Mural Art in Vernon, California Paper Bag Factory; Chan painting in China; jet engine artist; desert majesty art; the Le Bateau Matisse painting upside down at MOMA; Mount Moriah; Shinbyu at the Shwedagon Pagoda; the pilgrimage to The Cristo Negro of Esquipulas; the death of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey because of William Kingston's name.

1 month, 1 week ago

Getting an egg in a bottle out trick; Virginia City; Nevada Delta Saloon slot machines; gambling surveillance systems; Murph Stewart Dice inspector; Card Mechanic Richard Turner (magician); a Faro (card game) suicide table; Maurice Ravel and the left-handed (concerto); armless Andy Detwiler; cerebral palsy songwriter Wayne Pronger; Mount of Olives; Monastery in Sicily catacombs; shrine 431 steps temple of 10 thousand Buddha's; morticians restorative art; poisonous frogs; water walker spider; the mating ritual of the bird of paradise; frill-necked lizard inspired Japanese dance; Walter Raleigh's severed head and legend of laying down his cloak for Elizabeth I of England.

1 month, 1 week ago

Wizard of Oz

Posting what I have of season 3 next!
Be patient as I'm kinda busy and the weather is nice so not inside so much.

1 month, 1 week ago

Church of St Joan of Arc in Orléans, France; George Washington and Adolf Hitler's teeth; Pygmies human teeth sharpening; artist of teeth; daredevil museum in Niagara Falls, Ny; Japanese elimination contest; the fortress at Masada; the lost temple of Akhenaten; underwater ship graveyard in Chuuk Lagoon; insects used in Maceration (bone) for museums; Hell money rituals in Hong Kong; man grinds beef oil and predicts tornadoes; candle wicks.

1 month, 2 weeks ago

Segments include the 1911 theft of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre; sleep research; facial surgery; man-made natural oddities; an artificial hand; a circular car; and a vending machine that pays out money. Also: rare birds and the Salem witch trials.

1 month, 2 weeks ago

Segments on King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Juana of Spain, who was driven mad by love; the development and use of the atomic bomb; Hiroshima; surgical implants that relieve arthritis pain; video-game therapy; early brain scanning; hypnotism with treatment. A feature on construction feats includes Washington Roebling and the origin of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Great Wall of China. Asmat people and unique totems and carvings; fingernail artist; ritual pilgrimage with head shaving in India; the Pony Express.

1 month, 2 weeks ago

Segments include Hetty Green, who was known as the "Witch of Wall Street" because of her financial acumen; the Tiger Balm Gardens, a sprawling park in Hong Kong; the migration of the monarch butterfly; a lottery for burial plots; a floating city of the future. In India, a holy man attracts pilgrims who come to the Ganges river, by burying his head in the sand; To navigate over long distances, homing pigeons have a built-in compass. Magnetic material embedded in nerve tissue; In Mexico, skulls made of hard candy bearing the initials of the deceased are kept as sentimental souvenirs.

1 month, 3 weeks ago

El Cid of Portugal; Inuit diet and hunting; Modern English living as the ancient English; The Washington memorial and Monument; the Treasury Department; President Monroe's house; The United States Capitol; Mount Rushmore; Hananuma Masakichi in Yokohama in Japan; Festival of Bachelors in Lisdoonvarna Ireland; Shashti Poorthi rituals in India; Meoto Iwa in Japan; Wind farm; Inventor James L. Amick's wind-powered car; a solar-powered car (Solar car); Solar 1 generator; solar-powered devices; paper loop trick. To survive a shipwreck in 1974, a determined woman clung to the backs of two seagoing turtles; In the United States, one city has more psychiatrists per capita than any other, Washington, DC (USA); At weddings in Borneo, a human skull was once part of the ceremony to symbolize love outlasted death.

1 month, 3 weeks ago

Segments include Edgar Allen Poe's fear of being buried alive; traditions for exorcising evil spirits in Spain (Cascamorras), Switzerland (Silvesterklaus), and Hong Kong (Cheung Chau Bun Festival); a fighting-spider tournament; new technologies that aid the handicapped; the Dickin Medal, awarded to animal war heroes; New York's Hurley's saloon, built in 1870; hoarders Collyer brothers in 1947; dilapidated South Bronx John Fekner designs; 1691 8th NYC governor Edward Hyde, 3rd Earl of Clarendon and painting of Queen Anne. Tradition sometimes requires women of the Multalunas tribe of Columbia to dance while carrying the bones of deceased relatives; In the 1740s, a blind English policeman was credited with identifying thousands of thieves by their voices alone; Because of the pull of the moon, the Empire State Building rises and falls about 18 inches everyday.

1 month, 3 weeks ago

Operation Valkyrie; The century cactus; South Koreans celebrate the Moses Miracle at Jindo Island; The echidna; diving bell spider; African Vadoma tribe of two-toes people; World Eskimo-Indian Olympic Games; Wushu (sport); Landfills and garbage collection; University of Arizona garbologists; Sewage treatment in San Diego using hyacinths; Lufkin, Texas, sewage treatment using worms; Los Angeles sculptor makes sculptures from garbage; Man juggles bowling balls, flaming swords, and a chainsaw with two apples; Fire-breather street performer in Mexico City; Juggler balances a person in a chair on his chin; Artist recreates Michaelangelo paintings on Paris sidewalks; Benjamin Banneker's involvement in Washington, DC. The glass snake is so fragile that if it is touched its tail falls off; To celebrate his victories a Mongolian conqueror played polo with the heads of the conquered generals; In Bangkok, the Wat Arun temple is covered with broken dishes.

1 month, 3 weeks ago

The story of the Hatfield–McCoy feud; China Camp State Park, San Rafael, CA (U.S.A.); Canterbury Shaker Village; Truganini in Tasmania; last of the Shakers; Shoichi Yokoi in Guam; Christopher Janney "Soundstair" (Musical Stairs) in Cambridge, MA (U.S.A.); Suzuki method music; Levi Celerio Filipino violinist; Kangaroo babies; Bulldog ants and larvae; Bison calves; John Milburn Davis Memorial gravesite; Dali people mourning; Chinese graves; a Manila cemetery suburb; Raymond Tse Mercedes Benz tombstone; Toraja graveyard; non-linear thinking.

1 month, 3 weeks ago

Hoaxes; Frauds; Forgeries; Cats; Capture of a Nazi U-boat during World War II; explorer Thor Heyerdahls Atlantic voyage in a reed boat; segments on the Mon Lei desert and other deserts.

Spaghetti Harvest in Ticino Switzerland (Vintage Footage)
https://www.bitchute.com/video/CVuahRcgi5zK/ (might have to reload this as Bitchute is broken as usual)

1 month, 3 weeks ago

Segments include a 17-year-old who forged a Shakespearean play in the 18th century; Adolf Hitler's toy cannon; a walking robot. Also: a feature on death rites includes the Tung Wah Coffin Home in Hong Kong; a Buddhist sect that weds the soul of the dead dolls.

1 month, 3 weeks ago

Segments on the Heike crabs of Japan; which are believed to be the spirits of dead samurai; accident research at the National Bureau of Standards; an Irish monk who sailed to America 900 years before Columbus; the origin of Sid Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.

1 month, 4 weeks ago

Segments include the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain; the Place of Refuge, a Hawaiian island sanctuary for criminals; a spy who operated undetected out of the British Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, during World War II; rituals to ensure a bountiful harvest; unusual horses, including the Lippizaners and bucking broncos.

1 month, 4 weeks ago

Segments on an ax murderer who publicly announced he wouldn't kill people while they listened to jazz; an art masterpiece hanging in a variety store in Pasadena, Texas; rituals to appease volcano gods; a man who sculpts with lava.

2 months ago

Segments include the legend of Jesse James; a school where frogs are trained to jump; a man who teaches Italian gestures to the Swiss; hand fan and romance; insect mating rituals; the origin of the match; ritual fire dancing in Suriname; a high-rise fire that killed 179 people in Sao Paulo, Brazil; exotic foods; Chinese imperial banquet; Rum-running; Horatio Nelson's body shipped in brandy.

2 months ago

A segment on ritual celebrations includes the "naked festivals" of Japan; boat burning in the Shetland Islands; and the "trooping of the colors" in England. Also: reptiles, including the Komodo dragon, alligators and snakes; ancient sports; puzzle solving; water birthing.

2 months ago

The second season begins with a look at the legendary Ninja at the Iga-ryū Ninja Museum, Onagadori; Onagadori cocks, hunting practices of lions, bats, Amazon river "Big Noise" (a.k.a. pororoca); Mojave desert Creosote bush and King Clone; CMI (computer musical instrument); Laser harp; George Landry's LYRA; Blacksmiths forging contest Malibu, South African snake sit-in; tobacco spitting, Talico, Ca; freshwater salamander eating contest; Hubble telescope; Wilson and Penzias radio telescope and the discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation; the sun; Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich.

2 months ago

Unidentified Episode, reportedly aired October 31, 1982

John Styles (sp) heart and silver chalice
unique feeding strategies of fish
unusual food
fugu fish
bird nest soup
bat soup
tornadoes, typhoons, hurricanes
oscillation and the Tacoma bridge
useless fence
Roy Rodgers and Trigger
unique horse races
Dracula/Vlad the Impaler

2 months ago

A feature on Hollywood includes the history of the Hollywood Sign, movie star's real names and famous lines that were never spoken. Also: pigeon racing in Belgium; blackbirds that invaded a small town in North Carolina; a man who committed suicide with a deck of cards; a visit to Mecca.

2 months ago

Reports on the man who spent a lifetime compiling the Oxford English Dictionary; a Greek fire-walking ritual honoring Christian saints; a mammal that must eat every two or three hours or die; a developing fetus filmed in the womb; high speed film; streaking fad; curse of Robert Todd Lincoln.

2 months ago

Segments on Major William Martin; the Marquis Chimps; a high-diving horse and rider; a wrestling bear; a flea circus; Stavelot Laetare des Blancs-Moussis; ceremonial masks, a Japanese religious ritual involving mud-throwing; a mock battle between St. George and the dragon; the discovery of Roman ruins in Bath, England; the Mayan Roman Baths; the mysterious Olmecs, whose city was found near Vera Cruz, Mexico.

2 months, 1 week ago

The Glory Hand (a.k.a. Hand of Glory). The Tomb of Sir Richard Burton. Segments on memorials built at the sites of accidents on Yugoslavian highways; houses built for the dead in Eastern European graveyards; African wild dogs; a dog that drives a car; Greyfriars Bobby; the V-1 and V-2 rockets of Nazi Germany, and their role in World War II; the cricket dancers of the South Pacific, who have embraced the British game of cricket as a tribal rite.

2 months, 1 week ago

Segments on the miracle of Dunkirk; unusual military weapons, including the B-19; appearances and biological mimicry; Christo's unconventional art (he wrapped the Australian coastline in plastic); Patton's WW2 "decoy army" (equipped with mock tanks and planes); a fiery Japanese rite of passage; and a Brazilian replica of Jerusalem.

2 months, 1 week ago

The Cardiff Giant hoax. A feature on sharks includes shark-hunting in New Guinea; the search for shark repellent. A segment on unusual sports includes Texas rattlesnake-sacking; boulder-throwing in Switzerland. Unusual museums include one depicting (in plaster) the Peruvian Inquisition; a carnival museum in Connecticut.

2 months, 1 week ago

An 1884 murder described by Edgar Allan Poe in 1837 in The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. A segment on New York City oddities includes a wheat field near the base of the World Trade Center. A feature on amphibians includes the ridley turtle; the silius frogs incubation of its young; the mudskipper. A look at money and greed includes the handling of currency at a Federal Reserve Bank; a Japanese ritual to assure good fortune.

2 months, 1 week ago

The curse of the SS Great Eastern; A segment on unusual music includes giant alphorns of Switzerland; saxophonists in Venice, Italy; face slapping to Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2; music made by moistening rims of wine glasses. A look at bees includes the creation of hives; the roles of queens and workers; the production of honey; and monkeys on Gibraltar and in India and Japan. A feature on human flight includes aircraft built before that of the Wright Brothers.

2 months, 1 week ago

A feature with a metaphysical slant contrasts the mining of gold in Brazil's Serra Pelada with a Japanese Buddhist ritual in which priests undertake a marathon pilgrimage. A look at snakes includes the African mamba, grass snake and king snake. Segments on unusual adornments include punk rockers and Japanese geisha. Also: inventor Nikola Tesla.

2 months, 1 week ago

Segments on unusual death rites include the mummification of Japanese Buddhist saints; the catacombs of Paris; a drive-in mortuary in Atlanta, Ga. (USA) A look at unusual dwellings includes Ponte Vecchio in Italy; a house made of discarded materials in Simi Valley, Ca. A feature on unusual collections includes a 10-ton ball of string and an assemblage of warplanes. Also: the tallest man in modern history; the world's tallest living woman (Sandy Allen).

2 months, 2 weeks ago

Segments on unusual sports include medieval jousting currently staged near Canterbury, England; an ancient Chinese martial art; Italian cheese-throwing. A feature on nature's unusual survival methods includes the mating habits of the black-widow spider; praying mantis; snail, water flea and pepsis wasp. A look at time includes a history of time measurement; the city hall clock tower in Munich, Big Ben in London.

2 months, 2 weeks ago

Segments on natural phenomena include the Icelandic volcano Helfel; and a butterfly zoo in London. Segments on a man-made phenomena include the Maginot Line; the Edsel; a robot family built in France 200 years ago; a modern Japanese robot in the likeness of Marilyn Monroe. Also; two Spanish lovers who supposedly died of broken hearts; a trick in which a sheet of typing paper yields a hole big enough to step through.

2 months, 2 weeks ago

Episode opens with segment on William Brodie, the man who inspired Robert Louis Stevenson to write The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Segments on unusual occupations include a human mannequin; a man who swallows live poisonous snakes; New Zealanders who herd deer by plane. Segments on hoaxes include an artist who had to prove his skill at forgery to clear himself of a charge of Nazi collaboration; Piltdown man, a supposed prehistoric species found in England in 1911 and exposed in 1953; writings attributed to Caesar and Cleopatra forge in French rather than Latin.

2 months, 2 weeks ago

The Real Robinson Crusoe, Alexander Selkirk; Tarantulas; Jumping Spiders, fishing spiders, trapdoor spiders, Dancing procession of Echternach, Luxembourg; Sufi whirling in Turkey, Sungyung Rite (Java), miracle of St. Januarius in Naples; Mad King Ludwig II of Bavaria; wedding customs in Papa New Guinea, Turkey & Korea; Olympic men's marathon of Dorando Pietri in 1908.

2 months, 2 weeks ago

Segments include habits of the vampire bat; a dangerous Japanese log-rolling ritual; a lizard that runs across water; a French town's day-long mud fight; the world's largest carousel; the re-creation of the San Francisco finding of an heiress's will in a bottle thrown into London's Thames River 10 years earlier; a blind marathon runner; a snake in Borneo that glides through the air.

2 months, 3 weeks ago

Join Travelin' Dug as he heads to St. Augustine, Florida to check out the original Ripley's Believe it or Not museum!

10 months ago