Step inside the shady and secretive world of drugs, weapons and contraband trafficking with thrilling real-life stories of Extreme Smuggling. Using exclusive hidden camera footage, surveillance tapes and interviews with operatives and field agents from law enforcement agencies including the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, this hard-hitting series reveals the extreme lengths that criminals will go to in order to get contraband goods across international borders. From Peruvian cocaine smuggling rings to illegal arms deals and the booming market in exotic and endangered wildlife, Extreme Smuggling uncovers the clever and exhaustive investigative work involved to target smugglers and bring them to justice.
The boys mission is straightforward: to get off lifes humdrum path for a more exciting, daring and off-the-beaten one. In just four days, the guys trek approximately one hundred miles across life-threatening landscapes including steep mountains, insufferably hot deserts, freezing-cold canyons and snake-infested jungles on foot, raft, skis and even skateboard, in search of the most extreme places on earth.
From the Walkman to the bra, these are the innovations that have changed all of our lives. But what is number one on the list? The gadget: It's small enough to hold in your hands. It's mechanical or electronic and mass-produced. It's a personal item that evolves from novelty to necessity and ultimately shows its paradigm-shifting power. In this entertaining programme, a diverse panel of hand-picked experts join forces with HISTORY to rank the most influential inventions of the past 200 years and tell the surprising stories behind them.