Big History 2013 | TV Show Watchlist
Examining potential links between major events throughout history.
Premiered: November 2, 2013
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Discover how science and history are woven together in an epic series of improbable, connected events to make life possible, from the Big Bang to the rise of man and our mysterious future.
Water is the lifeblood of civilization. Explore how the need for water and mankind's management of it has been the driving force behind our history.
Water is the miracle molecule, and mankind has used its perfect properties to revolutionize our lives. It was our first superhighway, the lifeblood of civilization, and gives us 90% of all the power we use today.
Eating meat made us human...by giving us bigger brains, better tools, and spoken language. The human need for beef has driven history across the hemispheres, but how did we turn an ancient mega-beast into the cow we have today?
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- Premiered: November 2, 2013
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: Examining potential links between major events throughout history. (more)