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Bringing the Pets Along to Live Undersea

Undersea PetsWhen mankind enters the undersea world to stay permanently, he will not go alone! As a a matter of fact, when the Chamberland family (Dennis and Claudia) go to spend a record 90 days in 2012, we will be bringing along our cat, Snickers, to spend the 90 days with us. And how will we get her down? Well – I am building her very own cat submarine. But – just in case you think that’s quite novel – it is not a first! Check this video out and see not only an underwater cat in SCUBA, but an undersea dog as well!
http://www.youtube.com/v/SN1VcgRrEM8?fs=1&hl=en_US

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Modern Marvels: 90’s Tech

Today on Discovery Enterprise we travel back to the last decade of the Twentieth Century for a retrospective look at the beginnings of the trendy technologies that have defined that epoch and has shaped ours.


Modern Marvels: 90s Tech will take you way back to the end of the Twentieth Century and the beginning of today’s trendy technologies. From DVDs to TIVO to GPS, we’ll see how the gadgets we can’t live without all started in the 1990s.

Modern Marvels: 90’s Tech

http://www.youtube.com/p/9247C7D63D41D12F?hl=en_US&fs=1

The Universe – Total Eclipse


Today on Discovery Enterprise we present episode seven of the fifth season of the History Channel’s outstanding documentary series – The Universe.


In this instalment we look examine an astronomical phenomenon that has inspired awe and wonder throughout the ages – The Total Solar Eclipse.

Once they were dreaded and thought to be dragons eating the sun but, modern science has dispelled mythology and we now look forward to total Solar Eclipses as one of the most spectacular phenomena in the heavens.

A look at the movements of the Earth, the sun and the moon during solar and lunar eclipses; how humans, if alone in the universe, may be the only intelligent creatures to witness these events; and how astronomers discover planets in other star systems that partially eclipse their stars.


Modern Marvels: 80’s Tech

Today on Discovery Enterprise we take a trip back in time, all the way back to the 1980s and will examine some of the most popular gadgets and fads of that defined a decade.


Join us as we take a retrospective look at Sony’s Walkman, the Rubik’s Cube, the DeLorean DMC-12, and of course the microchip which changed electronics forever.

Modern Marvels: 80’s tech

http://www.megavideo.com/v/ITLV23KWdc572b15f56de3db60b20a9f04618b73

Modern Marvels: 70’s Tech

Today on Discovery Enterprise we take a retrospective look at the technology of the Nineteen Seventies.


From pong to CB radios, to the instant camera to the Pontiac Firebird and everywhere in between it all has the mark of the technology of the seventies.




Modern Marvels: 70’s Tech

http://www.megavideo.com/v/R50D51L9cdadcc548ee0780609a401a6aea880b1

Modern Marvels: 60s Tech

Today on Discovery Enterprise we take a ride back to the 1960s and recall the technological happenings that helped shape the decade.


Colour TV, computers the size of Mac® trucks and Lava lamps we return to the heady days of the Space Age with this affectionate look at the advances that convinced us the “future is NOW!” For over a decade, Modern Marvels has brought grand stories to life. This documentary is the ultimate celebration of engineering excellence.

From broadcast satellites to superballs, high-tech advances in the 60s improved every part of our lives.

Modern Marvels: 60s Tech

How the Universe Works: Extreme Stars

Today on Discovery Enterprise we explore the fascination story of the birth of stars and how their creation changed the cosmos forever, eventually leading to planets life and, at least in our nook of the universe, the emergence of sentience itself.


If we could watch the night sky over a period of millions of years, we would witness the stars undergo an astonishing sequence of transformations. Thanks to a new generation of telescopes we can follow the unfolding life story of a star from the moment of its first gestation as a prostellar object forming in a majestic cosmic nebula, through to the moment of birth.

How The Universe Works: Extreme Stars

http://www.youtube.com/p/DB7507C51DCE25B2?fs=1&ap=%2526fmt%3D22&hd=1