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  • Elephants in the Room

    Elephants in the Room

    At a five-star lodge in Zambia, an elephant family waltzes through the lobby each year. While elephants can be violent in the wild, here they grace past reception without bumping a chair. But why? Cameraman Nathan Pilcher is on a mission to find out.

    Duration: 46:01

  • Angkor: Land of the Gods: Empire Rising

    Angkor: Land of the Gods: Empire Rising

    Angkor Wat is the largest temple on the face of the Earth and a symbol of one of the greatest empires in the history of Southeast Asia. See how it was constructed over four backbreaking decades, and witness the monument in all its glory and splendor.

    Duration: 46:02

    From: Angkor: Land of the Gods

  • Mighty Ships: Oasis of the Seas

    Mighty Ships: Oasis of the Seas

    Pack your bags for a maiden voyage aboard the biggest cruise ship ever built.

    Duration: 46:00

    From: Mighty Ships

  • Silicon Valley Rebels

    Silicon Valley Rebels

    Before Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, there was the "Fairchild Eight," who built Silicon Valley from the ground up. This film reveals how willpower, jealousy, and the joy of making the impossible possible drove these men to reinvent the American Dream.

    Duration: 46:02

  • The Hunt for Bin Laden

    The Hunt for Bin Laden

    The billion-dollar manhunt for Osama Bin Laden escalated during the Bush administration and ended during Obama's term. Now, key players tell us how they finally brought down the Al-Qaeda leader.

    Duration: 01:32:01

  • Day of the Kamikaze

    Day of the Kamikaze

    Trace the origins of kamikaze battle, and relive two days in 1945, when the Japanese launched "Operation Heaven" against the allied fleet in the Pacific. This award-winning documentary details the biggest and bloodiest suicide attack in history.

    Duration: 01:15:30

  • The Real Lion Queen

    The Real Lion Queen

    Settlers, poachers, and hunters have almost wiped out the lion population in Zambia's Liuwa Plains National Park, leaving just one lone lioness. Follow cinematographer Herbert Brauer on a six-year quest to find a mate for her to build a pride with.

    Duration: 46:00

  • Dangerous Flights: Cockpit Crisis

    Dangerous Flights: Cockpit Crisis

    Pilots Cory Bengtzen and Randy McGehee are caught in a battle for survival, flying through Northeastern Russia. Witness the effects of hypothermia as the two fight to keep their body temperatures up and their sanity intact amid plunging temperatures.

    Duration: 45:02

    From: Dangerous Flights

  • Speed Kills: Jungle

    Speed Kills: Jungle

    The world's jungles host some of the fastest animals on the planet. Vipers strike at lightning speed, spiders leap 70 times their body length and chameleons snatch their prey at speeds of 900 MPH.

    Duration: 46:00

    From: Speed Kills

  • Concorde: Flying Supersonic

    Concorde: Flying Supersonic

    Witness the definitive story of the world's first and last supersonic passenger jet. See how the Concorde was created and find out what happened when it crashed. And discover why we'll likely never see anything like it again.

    Duration: 01:09:00

  • Venom Islands

    Venom Islands

    On a string of Indonesian islands, poisonous predators lurk. Some bite. Some sting. Some strike quickly, each with their own toxic cocktail. Join Dr. Bryan Fry as he risks it all to get up close and personal with vipers, komodo dragons, and more.

    Duration: 46:00

  • Hunt for the Super Predator

    Hunt for the Super Predator

    A mysterious predator in Australia's Southern Ocean ate a great white shark in front of cinematographer David Riggs 11 years ago. Riggs's hunt for the killer leads him to an aquatic arena where orcas, colossal squid and great white sharks face off.

    Duration: 46:00

  • Speed Kills: Desert

    Speed Kills: Desert

    In the scorching Namib Desert, the dunes are filled with predators and the only way to survive this is with speed and deadliness. Follow desert hunters like shovel-snouted lizards, sidewinders, even a stray cheetah, and witness their rapid attacks.

    Duration: 46:01

    From: Speed Kills

  • Speed Kills: Ocean

    Speed Kills: Ocean

    Dive into the animal kingdom's underwater battlefield, where marlins attack at breakneck speeds, dolphins coordinate complex strikes, and stonefish hide in plain sight.

    Duration: 46:00

    From: Speed Kills

  • Cruise Ship Down: Saving Costa Concordia

    Cruise Ship Down: Saving Costa Concordia

    When the Costa Concordia hit a submerged rock off Italy's Tuscan coast, it was the largest passenger shipwreck in history. Now, see her crash, captured on video by those aboard the 140,000-ton liner.

    Duration: 46:00

  • 747: The Jumbo Revolution

    747: The Jumbo Revolution

    From the moment the first 747 took off in 1969, it's been the aircraft all others are judged against. But its journey has been anything but smooth. This is the definitive story of the Boeing 747, from its milestones and triumphs to its disasters.

    Duration: 01:32:00

  • The Real Beauty and the Beast

    The Real Beauty and the Beast

    It's a condition known as Ambras Syndrome, but in the 1500s it would transform Petrus Gonsalvus into a national sensation and iconic fairy-tale character. Discover the facts behind the fable, then learn about this fascinating medical phenomenon.

    Duration: 46:00

  • The Real Story: Jaws

    The Real Story: Jaws

    The Steven Spielberg classic terrified millions in 1975, and, decades later, still has teeth. But could a great white really be a serial killer? Dive into the murky waters of fact and fiction as we reveal the truth about sharks and "Jaws."

    Duration: 46:03

    From: The Real Story

  • Mystery Files: Abraham Lincoln

    Mystery Files: Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln has been canonized as an American hero, but the true story of his life reveals that he was a more complicated character.

    Duration: 23:00

    From: Mystery Files

  • Museum Secrets Revealed: Inside the Royal Ontario Museum

    Museum Secrets Revealed: Inside the Royal Ontario Museum

    Baby mummies, a stuffed bulldog, a missing Barosaurus: Join us as we explore the mystery-filled rooms in the archives of Toronto's Royal Ontario Museum, Canada's most popular museum.

    Duration: 46:00

    From: Museum Secrets Revealed

  • Museum Secrets Revealed: Inside the Louvre

    Museum Secrets Revealed: Inside the Louvre

    At Paris's center stands the Louvre, once a royal palace and now arguably the greatest museum in the world. A murdered king, a mad artist, a delusional emperor, and a vanishing lady named Mona Lisa are just a few of secrets housed within.

    Duration: 46:00

    From: Museum Secrets Revealed

  • Museum Secrets Revealed: Inside the Met

    Museum Secrets Revealed: Inside the Met

    New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art draws in more than five million visitors a year. Take a private tour with us as we roam the galleries of America's most popular museum, and reveal some of its countless secrets.

    Duration: 46:00

    From: Museum Secrets Revealed

  • Museum Secrets Revealed: Inside the Vatican

    Museum Secrets Revealed: Inside the Vatican

    The museums of Vatican City contain some of the most remarkable objects on Earth, including the Sistine Chapel and Raphael masterpieces. Join us as we dig deeper into Rome's past and reopen chapters from ancient history.

    Duration: 46:00

    From: Museum Secrets Revealed

  • Museum Secrets Revealed: Inside The Egyptian Museum

    Museum Secrets Revealed: Inside The Egyptian Museum

    nside the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, every mummy, statue and treasure has a story to tell. Enter the museum's vaults and gaze into the eyes of long dead pharaohs, examine coffins of silver and gold, and study mummified cats, baboons and more.

    Duration: 46:00

    From: Museum Secrets Revealed

  • Dive Detectives: Ghost Ship

    Dive Detectives: Ghost Ship

    There was no mayday call. No sailors reported missing. No record of it vanishing. So what happened to this massive cargo ship lying at the bottom of the Caribbean Sea? Dive in to the heart of the vessel with us to find out.

    Duration: 46:02

    From: Dive Detectives

  • Genius in America

    Genius in America

    Meet the recipients of the 2013 Smithsonian Magazine American Ingenuity Awards and witness their achievements in the fields of science, technology, arts, social progress, education, and more.

    Duration: 46:00

  • Hitler's Riches

    Hitler's Riches

    Months after World War II, an extraordinary discovery was made inside a Nazi official's coat lining: the last will of Adolf Hitler. This is the untold story of the dictator's controversial final document, written hours before he took his life.

    Duration: 46:00

  • Seizing Justice: The Greensboro 4

    Seizing Justice: The Greensboro 4

    Witness the story of four young men who stood up to racism and social injustice by taking a seat. This is the story of the Greensboro Four.

    Duration: 46:30

  • Jefferson's Secret Bible

    Jefferson's Secret Bible

    Along with authoring the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson also wrote "The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth" which focused on the ethical teachings of Jesus from the New Testament.

    Duration: 51:00

  • 9/11: Stories in Fragments

    9/11: Stories in Fragments

    The powerful stories of these ordinary object's friendship, courage, acts remind us that the legacy of 9/11 is not feand ordinary people pushed by extraordinary circumstances.

    Duration: 46:00

  • I Was a Jet Set Stewardess

    I Was a Jet Set Stewardess

    In the 1960s, jetliners changed air travel forever. Return to this golden age of commercial flight, when pilots looked like movie stars, passengers ate 7-course meals in economy, and charming stewardesses became the glamorous faces of the industry.

    Duration: 46:00

  • America's Secret D-Day Disaster

    America's Secret D-Day Disaster

    Six weeks before D-Day, British, American, and Canadian soldiers took part in a dress rehearsal for their Normandy invasion. Shockingly, the exercise would ultimately claim more American lives than the attack on Utah Beach. So what happened, exactly?

    Duration: 51:03

  • Mission to Murder Hitler

    Mission to Murder Hitler

    Before Tom Cruise immortalized him in "Valkyrie" Stauffenberg was an unsung hero of the German resistance movement.

    Duration: 46:00

  • The Real Story: Star Trek

    The Real Story: Star Trek

    Meet Star Trek's producers, the first Trekkies, and Mr. Spock himself to discover the true story of Star Trek's history and how its vision of the future has influenced today's technology.

    Duration: 46:00

    From: The Real Story

  • Crash Test Heroes: The Dummy Revolution

    Crash Test Heroes: The Dummy Revolution

    They've been rammed, beaten, dropped, run over, and even decapitated, all in the name of automotive safety. Join us as we track the evolution of the crash test dummy, one spectacular car wreck at a time.

    Duration: 46:00

  • Great White Code Red

    Great White Code Red

    Two biologists join forces to unlock the hunting secrets of the ocean's perfect predator, the great white shark. They'll go beneath its skin, dissecting the giant to reveal the six senses that drive this powerful creature to the ultimate attack.

    Duration: 46:00

  • Sacred Sites: Ireland

    Sacred Sites: Ireland

    Why did the Irish stop worshipping the earth 5,000 years ago? Did St. Patrick really act alone in converting them to Christianity in the 5th century? Historians, astronomers, and scientists believe answers to these questions lie in the stars.

    Duration: 51:00

  • Space Voyages: The Moon and Beyond

    Space Voyages: The Moon and Beyond

    Venture back to our early space adventures with Buzz Aldrin, Jim Lovell and NASA experts and learn about the successes and failures of the Apollo missions. Follow today's technicians as they reach for the stars by learning from lessons of the past.

    Duration: 51:02

    From: Space Voyages

  • Black Mamba: Kiss of Death

    Black Mamba: Kiss of Death

    A black mamba's bite has enough neurotoxic venom to kill 15 grown men. It has one of Africa's worst reputations, but does it deserve its bad rap? Join snake bounty hunter Simon Keys, whose sanctuary offers a unique look at this much-maligned snake.

    Duration: 46:02

  • Aerial America: Hawaii

    Aerial America: Hawaii

    Discover the stunning landscapes and stories of Hawaii's eight major islands. Fly above lush green cliffs, black-sand beaches, ancient ruins, and modern cities.

    Duration: 46:30

    From: Aerial America

  • The King's Skeleton: Richard III Revealed

    The King's Skeleton: Richard III Revealed

    The bones of Richard III were thought to be lost forever, buried unceremoniously on the battlefield. But in 2012, a skeleton was found in a parking lot, and history had to be rewritten.

    Duration: 01:09:00

  • A Star-Spangled Story: Battle for America

    A Star-Spangled Story: Battle for America

    Did you know "The Star-Spangled Banner" was written when America faced total military defeat? Discover this and other anthem secrets as we travel back to 1814 and reveals its surprising origins.

    Duration: 51:00

  • The Incredible Bionic Man

    The Incredible Bionic Man

    Meet the Bionic Man: a talking, breathing, walking man, made of the best prosthetic body parts and robotic technology available

    Duration: 46:00

  • Samurai Headhunters

    Samurai Headhunters

    The Samurai have held a special place in Japanese history and culture. Discover how legend has obscured the truth about how these elite knights actually lived, loved, fought, and died.

    Duration: 46:00

  • Aerial America: Montana

    Aerial America: Montana

    Montana is the state of big skies, big adventure, and big spirits. Explore the Treasure State's mountains and milestones, its legends and landmarks, all from spectacular heights.

    Duration: 51:00

    From: Aerial America

  • The Day Kennedy Died

    The Day Kennedy Died

    Explore the story of JFK's assassination told through the unheard testimonies of those who were there. Experience November 22, 1963 as it has never been presented before, narrated by Kevin Spacey.

    Duration: 01:32:00

  • Goshawk: Soul of the Wind

    Goshawk: Soul of the Wind

    Meet the Goshawk, a national treasure that reigns over the mountains of Korea. Speeding through woodlands, its four-foot wingspan, long tail, razor-sharp talons and extraordinary eyesight allows it to ambush its prey with precision.

    Duration: 46:02

  • The Gospel of Jesus's Wife

    The Gospel of Jesus's Wife

    A startling discovery, scholars confirm that a codex written in the ancient Coptic language refers to the wife of Jesus. It doesn't prove Christ was married, but it opens the door for new interpretations of a religious story we thought we knew.

    Duration: 46:00

  • Shark Girl

    Shark Girl

    For 20-year-old Madison Stewart, nothing feels safer than diving straight into shark-infested waters. Follow her as she attempts to protect these incredible, misunderstood creatures before they disappear.

    Duration: 46:00

  • Undersea Edens: The Majestic South

    Undersea Edens: The Majestic South

    Australia's southern sea is an exotic wonderland where the dragons are harmless and the sharks sport beards. Isolated from the rest of the planet for 40 million years, the South Coast holds many secrets and mysteries in its deep cold waters.

    Duration: 26:32

    From: Undersea Edens

  • Mighty Ships: USCGC Bertholf

    Mighty Ships: USCGC Bertholf

    Loaded with chase boats, high-tech weaponry, and a helicopter gunship, the U.S. Coast Guard ship Cutter Bertholf is America's latest weapon in the war on drugs. Join her and her crew as they patrol the dangerous waters off the coast of Colombia.

    Duration: 44:32

    From: Mighty Ships

  • Wild Burma: Elusive Elephants

    Wild Burma: Elusive Elephants

    It's up to a team of scientists to convince the Burmese government the diverse forests of Burma need protection. Join them as they track down one of Earth's most-endangered mammals: Asian elephants.

    Duration: 46:00

    From: Wild Burma

  • Hippo Ganglands

    Hippo Ganglands

    Did you know that a hippo's bite could snap a crocodile in two? See these three-ton beasts' darker side as their homes turn from a luxuriant paradise into a waterless hell.

    Duration: 46:00

  • Air Disasters: Mixed Signals

    Air Disasters: Mixed Signals

    Moments after takeoff, the pilots of Birgenair Flight 301 are told the plane is flying too fast, and then warned that they're traveling too slowly. The plane then plummets into the ocean, killing all on board.

    Duration: 46:00

    From: Air Disasters

  • Aerial America: Florida

    Aerial America: Florida

    From the sugar-white beaches of Siesta Key, to the green wetlands of the Everglades, to vast Florida orange groves, discover the colorful sights and history of the Sunshine State.

    Duration: 51:00

    From: Aerial America

  • The Real Story: Silence of the Lambs

    The Real Story: Silence of the Lambs

    Explore the chilling world of real-life serial killers and determined FBI agents who inspired one of Hollywood's most terrifying thrillers.

    Duration: 46:40

    From: The Real Story

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