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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.
The mobile phone has connected the modern world, but inventing it took the most beautiful woman in the world Hedy Lemar, Frankenstein's creator, the Titanic tragedy, and the ultimate stroll down 6th Avenue.
The skyscraper – the ultimate symbol of power and wealth around the world. But, incredibly, to invent the skyscraper it took a bird in a cage, the Chicago fire, a chance question from a college student, and the humble horse and wagon.
The aeroplane - it's made our dream of flight a reality, but the moments of genius and invention it took to invent it involved not just birds as inspiration, but a pair of bicycling brothers, a trip to the Moon and back, a pair of frozen eyeballs and two nervous breakdowns.
The car - so much more than getting us from A-B; but the eureka moments it took to invent the car we know today included a Scottish veterinarian's gift for his son, an ambitious wife of an inventor named Benz, thousands of slaughtered animals and a chemist's terrifying experiment with boiling oil.
Exploring one of the most deadly inventions of the modern age - guns, how they are created, who are the men that build them and what impact they have on our lives. The evolution of guns is examined.
Leon Clingman(William Jenney)
Adam Neill(Spike O'Donnell)
Matt Newman(John Dunlop)
Aubrey Shelton(William Lemessurier)
Dermot Brogan(Wilbur Wright)
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