Is It Real?, Vol. 2HDClosed Captioning
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Why are people captivated by tales of the unexpected? Do modern-day myths about "supernatural phenomena" contain any truth? Is it Real? explores common tales of wonder, and sorts facts from fiction.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Nostradamus Effect||The followers of 16th century prophet Michel de Nostredame say he accurately foresaw events like the rise of Hitler and the 9/11 attacks. Skeptics say his writings are so vague that we can make them fit any event we want them to fit.||45:53||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBermuda Triangle||The Bermuda Triangle: For hundreds of years, boats...airplanes...and ships...have vanished in its diabolical geometry. There's rarely a mayday, never a trace. What exactly is going on in the sinister sea known as the Bermuda Triangle? A dedicated cadre of believers thinks they may have dredged an answer from the deadly waters. Experts think they might need to throw it back. Join us on an intriguing investigation as Is It Real? examines the evidence with results that might just make you rethink that tropical vacation.||45:18||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoAtlantis||Is there such a thing as a perfect society? In the 4th century B.C., Plato described a utopia called Atlantis and ever since then, people can't stop searching for it ...but where? The most fertile of plains with a mountain in the middle and surrounded by alternating moats of land and sea, it was the size of Asia and Libya combined! But it disappeared without a trace in a cataclysmic explosion in one mysterious day and night, partly due to its citizens' growing greed. Join us as Is It Real? follows a scientist in Greece, an anthropologist in Mexico and an investigative mythologist in Egypt in search of the ever elusive lost civilization of Atlantis.||45:31||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoMiracle Cures||Melatonin. Honey. Hoodia. Noni juice. Alleged "miracle cures" abound for those of us seeking slimmer thighs, migraine relief, or a full night's sleep. But do they work? National geographic travels the globe to find out.||45:28||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoAncient Astronauts||The colossal pyramids of Egypt... the sprawling lines of Nazca, Peru... the towering figures on Easter Island. Could these have actually been built by primitive cultures? Or did they have help from ancient travelers from space? Do ancient carvings and cave paintings depicting space ships and astronauts have a grounding in truth? National Geographic explores the evidence to sort fact from fiction.||45:24||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoHauntings||National Geographic examines the world of ghosts, poltergeists and demonic possession on visits to the famous haunted house in Amityville, New York, a country and western bar in Kentucky, and spooky Muncaster Castle in Northern England.||45:30||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoLife On Mars||As long as we have lifted eyes into space, we have dreamed one day finding life on another planet. Scientists believe Mars may be the planet in our solar system that has life. But could there really be life on Mars? Join National Geographic in a quest to separate scientific evidence from flights of fancy.||45:30||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoFeral Children||Feral Children. Children living in the wild--and surviving with the wild--have fascinated and haunted us for centuries. Like Romulus and Remus, mythical twins raised by a she-wolf, and the legendary Tarzan of the apes, these wild children learn the ways of the jungle, the language of their adopted family, and survive for years away from all human contact. But are these stories fact or fiction? Could a child actually survive alone in the forest? And left in the wilderness, does a child forget his human origins and become a wild beast? Is It Real? follows experts in the fields of psychology and animal behavior to examine the world's most compelling cases -- from a boy in Uganda who lived with monkeys to an Australian woman said to run with kangaroos!||45:35||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|9||HDClosed CaptioningVideoKing Arthur||He is a gallant and noble warrior. Brought forth with the guidance of the Magician Merlin, he leads the people of England to victory and freedom. He marries a beautiful and elegant Cornish woman name Guinevere and together, they rule the land of Camelot. War continues for the young Arthur and soon he is forced to establish his knights of the round table, men willing to fight for Britain's independence. Through several successful battles, King Arthur becomes the greatest of knights. But is the story of King Arthur true?||45:35||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|10||HDClosed CaptioningVideoGhost Ships||The Flying Dutchman that can never go home. The fate of the crew of the Mary Celeste. National Geographic takes us on a voyage through nautical legends and challenges some of the most mysterious maritime tales.||45:17||$2.99||View in iTunes|