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A visually stunning journey to the end of the world with the hardy and devoted people who live there year-round. The research stations scattered throughout the continent host a close-knit international population of scientists, technicians and craftsmen. Isolated from the rest of the world, enduring months of unending darkness followed by periods when the sun never sets, Antarctic residents experience firsthand the beauty and brutality of the most severe environment on Earth.

A journey in the footsteps of the enigmatic young American named Chris McCandless, who vanished and ultimately perished in the Alaskan wilderness. New interviews and never before released letters probe the mystery behind the best-selling book and movie 'Into the Wild.'

An inspirational tale of Manny Pacquiao, a man who over came insurmountable odds to become one of the most loved and respected athletes of all time. From a starving teenager who fought to feed his family, to a Congressman in the Philippines working tirelessly to improve the lives of his people this is a feature-length documentary film that explores the many triumphs and tribulations of Filipino boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao.

By the dawn of the nineteenth century, tuberculosis had killed one in seven of all the people who had ever lived. The disease struck America with a vengeance, ravaging communities and touching the lives of almost every family. The battle against the deadly bacteria had a profound and lasting impact on the country, It shaped medical and scientific pursuits, social habits, economic development, western expansion, and government policy. The story is told through the remembrances of those who lived - and were cured - at tuberculosis sanatoriums, along with historians and scientists.

National Geographic re-examines elements of Christ's life and ministry, questioning basic modern assumptions to reveal some surprising and often shocking details about his life and ministry.

There's a reason Africa's most powerful and mysterious river is called the Heart of Darkness. Up to eight miles wide with towering ten-foot waves, the Congo pulses through dangerous terrain and serves as the lifeblood to an incredible variety of species; from forest elephants to elephant fish.

Gold is the oldest precious metal known to man and has long been the ultimate symbol of immortality and power. Throughout history, gold's scarcity and value has driven men to journey to unknown reaches, wage wars, conquer kingdoms and sacrifice all in the quest to find and possess it. National Geographic explores how man's endless search for gold across time and cultures ultimately shaped civilization.

Two unorthodox American scientists, Trevor Valle and Professor Tim King take on Russian ivory traders in the race to secure and research frozen mammoths, emerging from the melting permafrost of Siberia.

200,000 years ago we took our first steps in Africa. Today there are seven billion of us living across the planet. How did our ancestors spread from continent to continent? This is a global detective story, featuring the latest archaeological discoveries and genetic research. On each continent, we track down the earliest members of our species, Homo sapiens. Who were these First Peoples? What drove them to the ends of the earth?

A team of geologists have identified a crater in Italy which they believe was produced by the impact of a previously unrecorded meteorite. The finding could explain not only the story of Constantine, but might also provide an explanation for a local legend which recounts how members of a pagan cult were overwhelmed by a light in the sky as bright as a second sun. The cult too immediately converted to Christianity. A team of international experts set out to get to the bottom of the mystery.

From America's coastline to exotic beaches around the world, the number of reported shark attacks has increased in the last half century. Many of the attacks are popping up in new and surprising locations. National Geographic investigates these attacks to see what is affecting some of nature's most feared fish.

With permission from Queen Elizabeth, this program covers a year in Buckingham Palace Garden, exploring the history and the natural history of this remarkable hidden royal treasure in the heart of London.

Scholars and theologians discuss the discovery of The Gospel of Judas, how it was restored, and its implications for Christianity.

With Yemen in chaos, a gripping report from the heart of the escalating conflict. The film exposes the violent feuds tearing the country apart, the rival anti-American and Al Qaeda aligned forces fighting for control and the dangerous consequences for the region.

National Geographic re-examines elements of Christ's life and ministry, questioning basic modern assumptions to reveal some surprising and often shocking details about his life and ministry.

Station wagons were America's 'workhorses on wheels.' Today, they conjure images of outdated family photos, over-sized hairdos and unfashionable wooden siding. In 2011, Volvo, the leading premium wagon manufacturer, discontinued the sale of its last wagon model in the United States.

Step into the paranormal world with this comprehensive exploration and history of poltergeists, hauntings, exorcisms, and other supernatural phenomena. From the practice of magic spells, diabolical curses, satanic worship, and human sacrifice to zombies and witches, the film rigorously examines the ?underworld? with expert commentary on the social, medical, psychological, and perhaps "real" things that go bump in the night.

Across America's backyards, individuals have walked away from our modern society to live in backwoods. Follow six people who are living off of the land -surviving on what they can produce with their own two hands and sharp intuition.

An in-depth documentary covering multiple personal stories of young US farmers and ranchers. Most Americans have never stepped foot on a working farm or ranch or ever had the opportunity to talk to the people who grow and raise the food we eat.

Find out how Jesus spent the missing years not talked about in the Bible.

With a track list of timeless classics, Bennett and Gaga create a cross-generational project that combines the firepower of two superstar talents in their respective areas coming together to create something completely fresh and exciting.

Long before 9/11, a far deadlier, little-known attack from the ocean depths struck our shores, lasting three-and-a-half years and claiming 5,000 lives. Now, famed undersea explorer Bob Ballard, discoverer of the Titanic, investigates the wreck of one of the attack craft, a German submarine that lies at the bottom of the gulf just a few miles off New Orleans.

Our planet is lit up 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We're addicted to light of all kinds, and like anything else that's addictive, is too much a bad thing? Join leading scientists in the lab and in the field to discover how much harm light at night may be causing people and to learn about the ground-breaking steps being taken to protect us.

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