Legendary skateboarder Rick McCrank goes on a journey exploring abandoned places with the people who love them long after the lights have gone out. Abandoned pays tribute to these modern day ruins, seemingly lost and forgotten, but not by everyone.
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Pickers like Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are on a mission to recycle America, even if it means diving into countless piles of grimy junk or getting chased off a gun-wielding homeowner's land. Hitting back roads from coast to coast, the two men earn a living by restoring forgotten relics to their former glory, transforming one person's trash into another's treasure.
"King George" Wyant and his pal Tim "Ringmaster" Saylor, 'extreme metal detectives,' scour the country looking for relics, riches & lost pieces of American history. They are driven, not by money, but the thrill of not knowing what their next dig will unearth.
If staircases looked like pianos, would more people climb? If garbage cans made sounds, would less trash be on the streets? Hidden-camera experiments test social behavior on a new level, and their outcomes just may make your world a better place.
Across the country there are industrious and ingenious Americans who are not afraid to get their hands filthy to make a living. Dealing in the exotic and sometimes cringe-worthy underground economy, these hard-working mavericks are cashing in big.
Behind every great genius was a great rival – an unstoppable adversary whose incredible vision, determination and ambition is their match. Out of their struggles came the world’s most brilliant inventions. In a stunning 8-part mini-series, AMERICAN GENIUS reveals the fateful forces behind the greatest competitions for innovation. Their conflict plays out on the most epic and human of scales, pitting history’s brightest minds against each other.
Restoration Wild follows visionary wild man Jay Chaikin and his crew of expert builders and designers as they identify and repurpose the coolest vintage structures and relics left abandoned in the landscape.
Returning for a third season, National Geographic's hit series Doomsday Preppers explores the lives of otherwise ordinary Americans who are preparing for the end of the world as we know it. Unique in their beliefs, motivations, and strategies, preppers will go to whatever lengths they can to make sure they are prepared for any of life's uncertainties. And with our expert's assessment, they will find out their chances of survival if their worst fears become a reality.