We think of weapons of mass destruction as a modern concept, but the ancients also created fearsome weapons of their own, including cannons, troop shops and ancient death rays.
From the Romans to Egyptians and beyond, who were the most successful Mega Movers of the ancient world and how were they able to make the impossible...possible?
What techniques, materials and tools could ancient engineers have used to build the Great Pyramid, Stonehenge and an ancient Mt. Rushmore?
Modern soldiers are equipped with the latest battlefield technology. But what cutting-edge weapons were ancient warriors armed with? We reveal how soldiers of today compare to ancient warrior tech.
Our modern world is possible because of the incredible minds that lived thousands of years ago. You'd be surprised to find out how today's technology would be impossible without "Ancient Einsteins."
How was the ancient world able to create such incredible power tools? Why were they lost, and could there be even more advanced ancient power tools waiting to be discovered?
Some of the greatest ships in history were designed, built and sailed thousands of years ago. Examine the greatest warship of the ancient world and the notorious sex ships of Emperor Caligula.
How did Egypt produce hundreds of vehicles of war every month? How did Rome equip an army and mine gold to keep an economy afloat? We reveal the ingenuity and techniques of ancient "Mega Factories."
Uncover amazing ancient Roman technologies, including a horse-drawn arrow shooter, Hadrian's Wall, and Emperor Nero's Golden Palace, showcasing Roman ingenuity, ambition and scale.