From the 4.5 billion-year epic of planet Earth, to the centuries-old prophecies of Nostradamus, to the hunt for the man who killed Abraham Lincoln, History Specials brings together the channel's most watched and acclaimed historical programs. History captures the grand sweep of our past with wit, intelligence, and enthusiasm, in programs covering critical turning points and fascinating cultural phenomena from the Dark Ages to Sherman's March, the comets to Columbus. Cutting-edge CGI recreates ancient battle scenes, and expert interviews shed light on some of history's greatest mysteries. See the past and present wonders of the world come together in this captivating collection — the source for all the fascinating history you want to know.
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S04 E01Oct 31, 2014
Bermuda Triangle Revealed: The Devil's Graveyards A scientist searches for answers to his son's mysterious death in the Algerian desert and discovers a vortex of unexplained activity similar to the Bermuda Triangle. His investigation uncovers eleven other "Vile Vortices" around the world where some of the planet's most unusual and disturbing events are taking place. Bizarre animal attacks, unexplained weather patterns, and passenger jets disappearing right out of the sky might only be the beginning of a greater, looming threat. Could these vortices have been created by extra-terrestrials? Is the government hiding their existence? Can anything be done to neutralize them?
S04 E02Oct 1, 2014
Hooked: Illegal Drugs: Marijuana A look at the rise of marijuana in modern society. Marijuana, from the Indian hemp plant (Cannabis sativa), has been used worldwide as a source of rope, cloth and paper; its medicinal qualities were first documented 4000 years ago in China.
S04 E03Oct 4, 2014
Hooked: Illegal Drugs: Opium & Heroin This special examines the historic poppy plant and three of its deadliest derivatives: opium, morphine and heroin. In ancient times, the poppy was considered divine, often used in "magic."
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