History Channel - Modern Marvels: Corrosion and Decomposition (2008)
TVRip | English | AVI | 512x288 | XviD, 958 kbps | 29.97 fps | MP3 123 kbps
Runtime: 44 mins | 347 MB | Genre: Documentary
In this shocking survey of the American landscape, HISTORY™ examines the various reasons why corrosion costs the government billions of dollars each year and explores what is being done across the country to lessen this burden. Learn about a company in Missouri that uses a “trench-less” technology to rebuild corroded sewer pipes from the inside out, while engineers at General Motors Proving Ground lead the battle against corrosive road de-icing salts. Watch as a bioreactor in Florida turns mountains of garbage into methane gas, and, finally, discover how the tiny termite is teaching us how to turn agricultural waste into ethanol at a fraction of the current cost.