02:05 — On November 1, 1755, tectonic plates shift suddenly, causing an 8.5 magnitude earthquake, the epicenter of which is only 150 miles from Portugal's cap (more…)
01:31 — When a 1755 earthquake damages two of Lisbon's prisons, criminals stream out onto the streets and begin forming gangs and looting. To contain the mayh (more…)
00:56 — Each member of the Roman legions was superbly disciplined and dangerously armed. They were also key players in Rome's global dominance.
01:56 — Faced with the force of the Roman legions, the rebel Arminius handpicked a battlefield in which their strategy was useless.
01:55 — 650 feet tall, almost 1,000 feet across, and spinning at a velocity of 125 miles per hour-how did the devastating dragon twist of 1923 come to be?
01:46 — The bubonic plague hit Constantinople and the Mediterranean at a crucial time in history and is one of the major markers of the Dark Ages.
02:41 — In 536 A.D., a caldera beneath Lake Ilopango in El Salvador erupted, raining destruction on the Mayan people below. It went on to have devastating con (more…)
01:51 — Crewman Joseph Bussey filmed Hurricane Ike aboard The Odyssey in the Galveston, Texas, bay. Thankfully, both he and his incredible footage made it out (more…)
Cast & Details
- Premiered: November 30, 2014
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: Natural and human disasters are examined.