Decoding The Past
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In Search of the Real Frankenstein

Aired on Oct 26, 200644m

Learn the true tale of the original mad scientist, Johann Konrad Dipple, whose efforts to brew a secret elixir of life intertwined with the dark world of alchemy and body-snatching.

Learn the true tale of the original mad scientist, Johann Konrad Dipple, whose efforts to brew a secret elixir of life intertwined with the dark world of alchemy and body-snatching.

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Nazi Prophecies

Aired on Oct 10, 200545m

Explore the prophecies throughout history that foresaw Hitler's rise and fall, and delve into the roots of Nazism, including Germanic and Aryan legends, the occult, mysticism, and astrology.

Explore the prophecies throughout history that foresaw Hitler's rise and fall, and delve into the roots of Nazism, including Germanic and Aryan legends, the occult, mysticism, and astrology.

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The Templar Code

Aired on Nov 07, 20051h 30m

For nearly two centuries, the Knights Templar was the medieval world's most powerful order, a fearsome and unstoppable Crusader militia. Explore the Templar's origin, rise to power, and eventual downfall.

For nearly two centuries, the Knights Templar was the medieval world's most powerful order, a fearsome and unstoppable Crusader militia. Explore the Templar's origin, rise to power, and eventual downfall.

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The Other Nostradamus

Aired on Nov 28, 200545m

Examine his life and prophecies of Edgar Cayce. Predictor of WWII, the deaths of US Presidents, and the turmoil of the 1960s. Fortelling the Great Depression, Edgar Cayce prophesied Israel would become a state 15 years before it did.

Examine his life and prophecies of Edgar Cayce. Predictor of WWII, the deaths of US Presidents, and the turmoil of the 1960s. Fortelling the Great Depression, Edgar Cayce prophesied Israel would become a state 15 years before it did.

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Prophecies of Israel

Aired on Dec 12, 200545m

Many prophets who authored the Tanakh of the Jews prophesied about the fate of the Jewish people and the State of Israel. Experts explore the most significant of these ancient prophecies.

Many prophets who authored the Tanakh of the Jews prophesied about the fate of the Jewish people and the State of Israel. Experts explore the most significant of these ancient prophecies.

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Prophecies Of Iraq

Aired on Dec 28, 200545m

It was one of the greatest cities in biblical text. Today, Ancient Babylon is modern Iraq, and eerily similar parallels exist—including both Gulf Wars the the downfall of Saddam Hussein. Are Biblical prophecies playing out in modern times?

It was one of the greatest cities in biblical text. Today, Ancient Babylon is modern Iraq, and eerily similar parallels exist—including both Gulf Wars the the downfall of Saddam Hussein. Are Biblical prophecies playing out in modern times?

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The Real Sorcerer's Stone

Aired on May 01, 200744m

The sorcerer's stone was a compound in the Middle Ages that was said to grant immortality. Were alchemists' quests to find it based on sound scientific ground? And did some, as is still rumored, actually succeed?

The sorcerer's stone was a compound in the Middle Ages that was said to grant immortality. Were alchemists' quests to find it based on sound scientific ground? And did some, as is still rumored, actually succeed?

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The Mysteries of the Garden of Eden

Aired on May 13, 200745m

Do texts other than the Bible reinforce the idea of Eden? Sift through the evidence to decode an age-old mystery about how paradise was lost, and where it might be found.

Do texts other than the Bible reinforce the idea of Eden? Sift through the evidence to decode an age-old mystery about how paradise was lost, and where it might be found.

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The Bermuda Triangle: The Search for Truth

Aired on Dec 08, 20051h 31m

Since the 15th century, the Bermuda Triangle has mysteriously vanished an untold number of ships, planes, and lives, inspiring fear and speculation. Can today's scientific tools finally lay its mysteries to rest?

Since the 15th century, the Bermuda Triangle has mysteriously vanished an untold number of ships, planes, and lives, inspiring fear and speculation. Can today's scientific tools finally lay its mysteries to rest?