Disc 4DVD - 2003
The Big Spin: The greatest medical accident in history starts a trail that leads to Helen of Troy, 17th century flower-power, the invention of soda pop and earthquake detection. Bright Ideas: A Baltimore man invented the bottle, which led to razors, clock springs, and the Hubble telescope. Making Waves: Hairdressers, Gold Rush miners, Irish potato farmers and English parliamentarians are really tied together. Routes: A sick lawyer in 18th century France changes farming and triggers the French Revolution and new medical research.