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NOVA | Escape from Nazi Alcatraz

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Watch Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 9pm | Examine an ingenious plan to escape from Colditz Castle, a prisoner of war camp in Nazi Germany.

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Nature | Leave it to Beavers

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Watch Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 8pm | Learn how beavers are being recruited to reverse the effects of global warming and water shortages.

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Nazi Mega Weapons | Jet Fighter ME262

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Watch Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 10pm | Explore the most technologically advanced plane of WWII, the Messerschmitt Me262 fighter jet.

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Nature | Shark Mountain

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Watch Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 8pm | Take the dive of a lifetime, to a tiny outpost 300 miles off the coast of Central America — Shark Mountain.

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FRONTLINE | Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria

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Watch Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 10pm | Investigate the alarming rise of untreatable infections.

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D-DAY 360 Takes Advantage of Cutting-edge Technology to Re-create Historic Invasion

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Premieres Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 9pm.

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Nazi Mega Weapons | Super Tanks

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Watch Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 10pm | Learn about the Nazi engineers tasked with achieving Hitler’s dream of creating super-heavy tanks.

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Nature | Love in the Animal Kingdom

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Watch Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 8pm | Get a delightful, provocative look at the love life of animals.

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NOVA | The Incredible Journey of Butterflies

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Watch Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 9pm | Travel with Monarch butterflies on their annual 2,000-mile flight across North America.

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NOVA | Inside Animal Minds: Who’s the Smartest?

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Watch Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 8pm on WORLD | Investigate the social lives of some of the smartest animals on the planet.

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Can scientists unravel the mysterious phenomena that lurk between Earth and space?

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Five Reasons to Eat Insects

Save room for bugs! They're the future of green cuisine.

Profile: Shaundra Daily

This software engineer and dancer found her groove teaching children about their emotional lives.

Nature follows one of the most fearless animals in the world: the honey badger.

PBS Nature News

Penguins: Spy in the Huddle: Baby Emperor Penguin Emerges from Shell [Video]

Please view the original post to see the video. An emperor dad stands watch as a penguin hatchling pecks its way free. For the past two months, the father has done nothing but care for the egg,

Penguins: Spy in the Huddle: Rockhopper Penguins Make Landfall [Video]

Please view the original post to see the video. Rockhopper penguins brave crashing waves to reach their breeding grounds in the Falkland Islands. They appear at the same time each year, traveling ...