Life After People

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    Download the FREE iphone App! Series premieres Tuesday, April 21 at 10pm ET on HISTORY. This new series goes beyond the 2008 special by exploring a post-human future, in more vivid detail. Using the arresting, cinematic, visually stunning appeal of the special- the ten episode series will reveal the fate of the complex structures weve built, the creatures that take our place and the history we leave behind. Join other fans on Facebook:, follow us on Twitter:
  • Take Me To Your Leader

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    S 2 : Ep 10 - 3/16/10

    In this episode, the structures and icons built for the leaders in the world are examined and what may happen to them without man around to maintain them.
  • Depths Of Destruction

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    S 2 : Ep 9 - 3/9/10

    Structures built by man suffer a destructive destiny in a world without people with this episode focusing on icons such as the Capitol Records building and the Leaning Tower of Pisa and their ultimate fate examined.moreless
  • Sky's The Limit

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    S 2 : Ep 8 - 3/2/10

    The effect of man's absence with regards to many well known icons is examined. Locusts look to invade the Midwest and the migratory patterns of birds are changed forever.
  • Waves of Devastation

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    S 2 : Ep 7 - 2/16/10

    Tsunamis and tidal waves threaten to destroy everything constructed by man. Cities in the United States face massive flooding as leeves are breached and walls built to hold the water collapse. A unique feature of the Sydney Opera House leads to its destruction. Paintings praised by collectors in the past meet a tragic fate.moreless
  • Holiday Hell

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    S 2 : Ep 6 - 2/9/10

    In this episode, the icons of the holiday season disappear in a world without people. Firework factories eventually explode in a display no one will ever see, Christmas tree farms grow unchecked and reindeer must learn to adapt in this new world or face extinction.moreless
  • Home Wrecked Homes

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    S 2 : Ep 5 - 2/2/10

    This episode takes a look at the homes left behind with ruptured gas lines turning some into infernos that engulf everything around them and how an unseen flaw can cause sturdy castles to topple.moreless
  • Last Supper

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    S 2 : Ep 4 - 1/26/10

    What will happen to our foodstuffs after we are gone? Some of our staple plants will survive, but many will not. Supermarkets will become breeding grounds for insects and rodents. Fancy restaurants in high rises will collapse. Even Da Vinci's painting of the Last Supper will suffer due to an unusual ingredient in the paint.moreless
  • Crypt of Civilization

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    S 2 : Ep 3 - 1/19/10

    Relics of our civilization thought to be secure in crypts, safes, and time capsules will be exposed to new threats in a post-apocalyptic world. Clues are offered by an abandoned mental hospital in Connecticut. Also, will the extra military training given to Marine Corps dogs help them to thrive in the wild?moreless
  • Toxic Revenge

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    S 2 : Ep 2 - 1/12/10

    Various chemicals and toxins left behind in a world without people will have a strong effect on the environment, as demonstrated by an abandoned town in America's heartland. Deadly gases will turn lakes and rivers into acid, and Niagara Falls will suffer a surprising fate.moreless
  • Wrath of God

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    S 2 : Ep 1 - 1/5/10

    With people gone, our churches and other structures of God begin to crumble away, as also do some symbols of Satan.
  • Waters of Death

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    S 1 : Ep 10 - 6/23/09

    Destructive waters overtake the world in this episode, including the flooding of New Orleans, again. Also featured are the fall of Seattle's Space Needle and Dubai's space age structures.
  • The Road to Nowhere

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    S 1 : Ep 9 - 6/16/09

    The fate of cars, planes and roads. Also features are the effects of harsh winters in Motor City, how the Alamo will be taken over by new invaders and dogs rekindling their hunting instincts.moreless
  • Armed & Defenseless

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    S 1 : Ep 8 - 6/9/09

    Mankind's war machines are examined. Featured are the explosion of an underwater nuclear missile, the fall of Pearl harbor, urban avalanches and events in Denver and Hawaii are examined.
  • Sin City Meltdown

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    S 1 : Ep 7 - 6/2/09

    In Las Vegas a new rat pack takes over while wax celebrities melt and iconic hotels crumble. In Atlantic City the ocean wreaks havoc on the cities hotels, yet the boardwalk stands fast.moreless
  • Bound and Buried

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    S 1 : Ep 6 - 5/26/09

    This episode looks at what will happen to archived and otherwise entombed treasures, such as the Mona Lisa painting and the Declaration of Independence, and including the contents of the little-known "doomsday vault." Also shown is the fate of Philadelphia's Liberty Bell and that of San Francisco landmarks such as cable cars and bridges.moreless
  • The Invaders

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    S 1 : Ep 5 - 5/19/09

    This episode examines the spread of plants and animals, including vines that attack structures everywhere, algae that choke lakes and rivers, pythons that used to be pets battling native alligators for domination of the Everglades. Also, desert sandstorms invade Phoenix, Miami is submerged and Shanghai sinks from the weight of all its skyscrapers.moreless
  • Heavy Metal

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    S 1 : Ep 4 - 5/12/09

    An extrapolation of what will happen to New York City involves the decay of metals as this affects the crumbling of skyscrapers and bridges and the fate of America's secret stash of gold. Examined elsewhere are a fatal weakness in the Gateway Arch, breweries' untapped potential for disaster, and the resurgence of horses.moreless
  • The Capital Threat

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    S 1 : Ep 3 - 5/5/09

    This episode looks at how the forces of nature will attack the landmarks and national treasures of Washington DC after we are gone. Also examined is the fate of Los Angeles, where dying palm trees will set the stage for a massive inferno.moreless
  • Outbreak

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    S 1 : Ep 2 - 4/28/09

    If we are suddenly gone, what will happen to our thousands of domesticated animals, our pets escaping into the wild, deadly viruses again spreading unchecked, invasive vines and undergrowth overwhelming our buildings? Examined is the future of Chicago, Atlanta and London.moreless
  • The Bodies Left Behind

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    S 1 : Ep 1 - 4/21/09

    What might happen in a post-human world to the bodies left behind? Will any of them survive to reach a kind of immortality, whether they were embalmed and buried, mummified or cryogenically frozen? Or will they be outlived by artworks like the Statue of Liberty or the Sistine Chapel? Also examined is the future of cities like Boston and Houston, comparing them to a haunting site that has already been abandoned.moreless