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In 2021, History began airing a [[ReTool retooled version]] starring Adam Richmond of Series/ManVFood as host and narrator.


History has been uploading entire episodes of ''Modern Marvels'' on Website/{{YouTube}}. You can watch them over [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhwzr6xzl9k&list=PLob1mZcVWOajiNN_BFTTu1Vhqc3U8WyHN here.]]



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* TechnologyPorn: Pretty much the reason for this show.

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* TechnologyPorn: Pretty much the reason for this show.show.
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* AGoodOldFashionedPaintWatching: During the episode on paint, one man who tests paints for a paint company is required by his job to watch paint dry. He finds it interesting.


''Modern Marvels'' first aired on January 1, 1995, and [[LongRunners is still airing new episodes]], even after more than 16 years on the air.

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''Modern Marvels'' first aired on January 1, 1995, and [[LongRunners is still airing new episodes]], even after more than 16 20 years on air]], the air.
show finally ended on April 11, 2015.


Showing you buildings, bridges, vehicles, and most notably, everyday items, ''Modern Marvels'' is a non-fiction {{TV documentary}} series on TheHistoryChannel. Unlike many other documentaries that are mainly about history, ''Modern Marvels'' doesn't spend all of the episode time on history, but also covers the specifics of what exactly it is/they are, how it is/they are made (which includes history for structures), and how it is/they are used.

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Showing you buildings, bridges, vehicles, and most notably, everyday items, ''Modern Marvels'' is a non-fiction {{TV documentary}} series on TheHistoryChannel.Creator/TheHistoryChannel. Unlike many other documentaries that are mainly about history, ''Modern Marvels'' doesn't spend all of the episode time on history, but also covers the specifics of what exactly it is/they are, how it is/they are made (which includes history for structures), and how it is/they are used.

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* MundaneObjectAmazement: A meta example, as it is frequently experienced by viewers of the show. Who knew an hour devoted to "wood" or "doors" could be so interesting?

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* DisasterDominoes: Far too many to count, via the show's ''Engineering Disasters'' episodes.


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* TechnologyPorn: Pretty much the reason for this show.

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* TechnologyPorn: Pretty much the reason for this show.


Showing you buildings, bridges, vehicles, and most notably, everyday items, ''Modern Marvels'' is a non-fiction {{TV documentary}} series on the History Channel. Unlike many other documentaries that are mainly about history, ''Modern Marvels'' doesn't spend all of the episode time on history, but also covers the specifics of what exactly it is/they are, how it is/they are made (which includes history for structures), and how it is/they are used.

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Showing you buildings, bridges, vehicles, and most notably, everyday items, ''Modern Marvels'' is a non-fiction {{TV documentary}} series on the History Channel.TheHistoryChannel. Unlike many other documentaries that are mainly about history, ''Modern Marvels'' doesn't spend all of the episode time on history, but also covers the specifics of what exactly it is/they are, how it is/they are made (which includes history for structures), and how it is/they are used.


* StageNames: The main narrator, Lloyd Sherr, is listed in the credits as Max Raphael.

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* StageNames: The main narrator, Lloyd Sherr, is listed in the credits as Max Raphael.Raphael.
* TechnologyPorn: Pretty much the reason for this show.


* NonIndicativeName: It doesn't always focus on "modern" technologies. One episode focused on the technology behind mummy-making, which is just about as far from "modern" as is humanly possible within the bounds of recorded history.

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* NonIndicativeName: It doesn't always focus on "modern" technologies. One episode focused on the technology behind mummy-making, which is just about as far from "modern" as is humanly possible within the bounds of recorded history. See also the episode on knives, which (in their flint incarnation) are probably one of mankind's earliest inventions. A large portion of that episode dealt with swords.

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* NonIndicativeName: It doesn't always focus on "modern" technologies. One episode focused on the technology behind mummy-making, which is just about as far from "modern" as is humanly possible within the bounds of recorded history.


Showing you buildings, bridges, vehicles, and most notably, everyday items, Modern Marvels is a non-fiction {{TV documentary}} series on the History Channel. Unlike many other documentaries that are mainly about history, Modern Marvels doesn't spend all of the episode time on history, but also covers the specifics of what exactly it is/they are, how it is/they are made (which includes history for structures), and how it is/they are used.

According to {{the other wiki|Wikipedia}}, Modern Marvels first aired on January 1, 1995, and is still airing new episodes, even after 15 years on the air.

Other former History Series have been made into Modern Marvels episodes, like Tales of the Gun.

There is a series within Modern Marvels called Engineering Disasters, which focuses on things that obviously ''didn't'' work. So far there have been twenty-two of these episodes.

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Showing you buildings, bridges, vehicles, and most notably, everyday items, Modern Marvels ''Modern Marvels'' is a non-fiction {{TV documentary}} series on the History Channel. Unlike many other documentaries that are mainly about history, Modern Marvels ''Modern Marvels'' doesn't spend all of the episode time on history, but also covers the specifics of what exactly it is/they are, how it is/they are made (which includes history for structures), and how it is/they are used.

According to {{the other wiki|Wikipedia}}, Modern Marvels ''Modern Marvels'' first aired on January 1, 1995, and [[LongRunners is still airing new episodes, episodes]], even after 15 more than 16 years on the air.

Other former History Series have been made into Modern Marvels ''Modern Marvels'' episodes, like Tales ''Tales of the Gun.

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There is a series within Modern Marvels ''Modern Marvels'' called Engineering Disasters, ''Engineering Disasters'', which focuses on things that obviously ''didn't'' work. So far there have been twenty-two of these episodes.

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