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Jaws: Sneak Peek
01:20 — Dive into the murky waters of fact and fiction as we reveal the truth about sharks and "Jaws." From: THE REAL STORY: Jaws http://bit.ly/1SCegrF
Extracting Dinosaur DNA
02:24 — The science behind the movie's dinosaur resurrection is more accurate than you might think. From: THE REAL STORY: Jurassic Park http://bitly.com/28O6 (more…)
Unlucky Apollo 13
01:52 — Even before everything started to go wrong, many thought that with the mission number 13 and the launch time 13:13, Apollo 13 was tempting fate. From (more…)
Surviving a Bullet Wound to the Shoulder
03:11 — In Live Free or Die Hard, John McClane shoots through his own shoulder in order to take out his captor - ballistics experts put this climactic scene t (more…)
Was Leonardo Da Vinci Dyslexic?
03:51 — Almost everything Da Vinci wrote in his journals is back-to-front and the letters inverted. Was Da Vinci's mirror writing a deliberate form of code or (more…)
The Cyber Crimes You Never Hear About
03:31 — Financial institutions go to great lengths to protect themselves against cyber attacks, but as in Live Free or Die Hard, very little stops these elite (more…)
The Inspiration behind Scream's Ghostface
02:50 — Scream's iconic villain Ghostface was inspired by a real serial killer who preyed on young students in the college town of Gainesville, Florida. From (more…)
Hacking a Popular Social Networking Site
02:11 — In October 2005, a popular social networking site was brought to its knees by a nineteen year old hacker.
The Scariest Ship to Ever Sail the Seven Seas
03:20 — Blackbeard's infamous ship the Queen Anne's Revenge wasn't originally built to be a warship, but the notorious pirate refitted the ship, adding twenty (more…)
Was Leonardo Da Vinci Dyslexic?
03:51 — Almost everything Da Vinci wrote in his journals is back-to-front and the letters inverted. Was Da Vinci's mirror writing a deliberate form of code or (more…)
The Real Story - Escape from Alcatraz: Sneak Peek
01:58 — The true story behind three inmates who successfully broke out of the world's most impregnable prison, never to be seen again.
Don't Fall Asleep on Duty
02:42 — One scene in Platoon is directly based on Oliver Stone's first encounter with enemy soldiers in Vietnam.
Oliver Stone's Actor Boot Camp
02:06 — In order to turn the young cast of Platoon into battle-hardened soldiers, Oliver Stone put his actors through a rigorous, two-week boot camp. From: T (more…)
The Real Story Season 3
Get real with killer sharks and dinosaurs, vengeful gladiators and pirates, and an unsinkable ship that did just that.
The Real Story Season 3
Get real with killer sharks and dinosaurs, vengeful gladiators and pirates, and an unsinkable ship that did just that.
The Real Story Season Five
See how truth can be stranger, wilder, and bloodier than fiction as we explore the real stories behind Hollywood hits.
The Real Story Season 1
Dig beneath the glitz and glamour of five of the most beautiful cities in the world and discover their many dirty secrets.
The Real Story Season 2
Discover the true stories that inspired some of pop culture's most iconic heroes and villains.
The Real Story Season Five
See how truth can be stranger, wilder, and bloodier than fiction as we explore the real stories behind Hollywood hits.

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  • Premiered: April 17, 2003
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