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Up in the Air

Two families come up with an ambitious and dangerous plan to escape from authoritarian East Germany in the 1970s.
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The Zero-Armed Bandit

The story of a treacherous contraption that appeared mysteriously in a Lake Tahoe casino.
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The Derelict

A series of accidents and errors amass into disaster at sea. But that's not the end of the story.
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Surface Tension

In 1953 a storm of extreme severity struck the North Sea coasts of Britain and the Netherlands, subjecting communities to a ferocious watery onslaught.
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Welcome to the Jungle

An 18th-century Peruvian woman encounters a staggering amount of bad luck as she attempts to reunite with the husband she hasn't seen in twenty years.
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White Death

A lone Finnish sniper repels enough invading Russians in WW2 to earn the nickname "White Death".
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Cry Havoc, and Let Slip the Spuds of War

How a pharmacist tricked the French people into adopting the potato to forestall famine.
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Absolute Zero is 0K

Victorian scientists struggle to reach and understand the vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly cold universe at Absolute Zero.
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It Came from Beneath the Sea

A new island appears in the Mediterranean, and nearby countries quarrel over who should control it.
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The Supernatural Bunnymother of Surrey

The story of an 18th century Englishwoman and her apparent tendency to give birth to rabbits.
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