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Secret History of Humans

Building Earth (Season 1, Episode 11)
TV-14
TV Episode | 22 min | History

Mankind is a building species. Inspired by the divine we create monuments to its power (Stonehenge, the Great Pyramid). New challenges create new sciences and when the Romans mixed volcanic ash with water they created a new super-material:...See moreMankind is a building species. Inspired by the divine we create monuments to its power (Stonehenge, the Great Pyramid). New challenges create new sciences and when the Romans mixed volcanic ash with water they created a new super-material: concrete. Written by Anonymous See less
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Mar 2013 (United States)

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Eric Meyers
Self - Narrator (voice) Self - Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Self - Harvard University (as Henry Louis Gates) Self - Harvard University (as Henry Louis Gates)   See fewer
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Sam Sheridan
Self - Author, A Fighter's Heart Self - Author, A Fighter's Heart   See fewer
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S. James Gates
Self - University of Maryland Self - University of Maryland   See fewer
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James Meigs
Self - Editor-in-Chief, Popular Mechanics Self - Editor-in-Chief, Popular Mechanics   See fewer
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Mark Frauenfelder
Self - Editor-in-Chief, Make Self - Editor-in-Chief, Make   See fewer
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Richard Machowicz
Self - Military Expert & Former Navy Seal (as Richard 'Mack' Machowicz) Self - Military Expert & Former Navy Seal (as Richard 'Mack' Machowicz)   See fewer
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Patrick Hunt
Self - Stanford University Self - Stanford University   See fewer
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John Shea
Self - Stony Brook University Self - Stony Brook University   See fewer
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Brian Williams
Self - NBC Nightly News Self - NBC Nightly News   See fewer
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Mike Loades
Self - Militarian Historian Self - Militarian Historian   See fewer
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George Wunderlich
Self - National Museum of Civil War Medicine Self - National Museum of Civil War Medicine   See fewer
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Reza Aslan
Self - Author, No God But God Self - Author, No God But God   See fewer
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Timothy Brook
Self - University of British Columbia Self - University of British Columbia   See fewer
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Mehmet Oz
Self - New York Presbyterian Hospital (as Dr. Mehmet Oz) Self - New York Presbyterian Hospital (as Dr. Mehmet Oz)   See fewer
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Ali S. Khan
Self - U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Self - U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 5 votes