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Preview thumbnail for video'Does China's Only Female Emperor Deserve Her Bad Rap?
Does China's Only Female Emperor Deserve Her Bad Rap? (2:17)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Burmese Monument That Appears to Defy Gravity
The Burmese Monument That Appears to Defy Gravity (2:51)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Daring Plan to Steal Nazi Radar Technology
The Daring Plan to Steal Nazi Radar Technology (3:05)
Preview thumbnail for video'What Is the Glass Palace Chronicle and Why Is It Important?
What Is the Glass Palace Chronicle and Why Is It Important? (1:14)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why Tomb Raiders Treated This Priceless Gem Like Trash
Why Tomb Raiders Treated This Priceless Gem Like Trash (2:02)
Preview thumbnail for video'What These Mysterious Scrolls Tell Us About Women in Petra
What These Mysterious Scrolls Tell Us About Women in Petra (2:17)
Preview thumbnail for video'How a Diphtheria Outbreak Spawned the Iditarod
How a Diphtheria Outbreak Spawned the Iditarod (2:35)
Preview thumbnail for video'America’s Largest Military Cemetery
America’s Largest Military Cemetery (2:33)
Preview thumbnail for video'How the 726-Foot-Tall Hoover Dam Was Built Ahead of Schedule
How the 726-Foot-Tall Hoover Dam Was Built Ahead of Schedule (3:32)
Preview thumbnail for video'Did Atlantis Really Have Indoor Plumbing?
Did Atlantis Really Have Indoor Plumbing? (3:36)
Preview thumbnail for video'The One Place JFK Felt He Could Be Alone
The One Place JFK Felt He Could Be Alone (1:23)
Preview thumbnail for video'Anne Kelly Knowles Uses GIS Tools to Re-Write History
Anne Kelly Knowles Uses GIS Tools to Re-Write History (1:51)
Preview thumbnail for video'Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards 2013: Caroline Winterer
Smithsonian Ingenuity Awards 2013: Caroline Winterer (1:50)
Preview thumbnail for video'Why This Giant Puerto Rican Fort Kept Growing
Why This Giant Puerto Rican Fort Kept Growing (2:05)
Preview thumbnail for video'In the Footsteps of Lincoln's Assassin
In the Footsteps of Lincoln's Assassin (2:32)
Preview thumbnail for video'The History of Color Photography
The History of Color Photography (2:49)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Mystery of the Hope Diamond
The Mystery of the Hope Diamond (1:25)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Man Who Stole the Mona Lisa
The Man Who Stole the Mona Lisa (2:04)
Preview thumbnail for video'Where to Find Vampires in America
Where to Find Vampires in America (1:57)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ice Age Cannibals
Ice Age Cannibals (1:34)