How We Invented the World

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Original run: 5 Nov 2012 – 3 Dec 2012

Country of origin: US

Network: Discovery CHANNEL UK

Watched by: 48 of 673 201 0.01%

Total running time: 3 hours 35 minutes

Episode duration: 43 minutes

MyShows rating: 3.6 of 5 20


How We Invented the World is the ultimate action-packed, hi-energy, landmark series that examines the four inventions that define the modern world - mobiles, cars, planes, and skyscrapers -celebrating the people and connections that made them possible. Each playing a crucial role in where we are now in the 21st Century - able to travel the globe, to talk to one another at any time at the push of a button, to live in huge cities, to commute, to capture the world we live in, making the fantasies we create come to life. This four-part series lifts the lid on how these iconic inventions came to be. Showcasing the people who have shaped our lives in ways that they could have never imagined or anticipated, this series reveals stories of human ingenuity, extraordinary connections, unprecedented experimentation and jaw-dropping accidents that created the world as we know it.

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