How do you drill oil without modern tecnology? How did Caesar assemble a bridge across the Rhine in days? When faced with daunting situations, the ancients didn't give up, they pursued the impossible.
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.
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."
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 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?
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."
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.
What techniques, materials and tools could ancient engineers have used to build the Great Pyramid, Stonehenge and an ancient Mt. Rushmore?
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?