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This documentary series traces the events that led to the invention of some of humankind's greatest accomplishments. Host Mo Rocca leads viewers through each innovation in his typically humorous style.

Saturday 10:00 AM et/pt on CBS
2 Seasons, 47 Episodes
September 27, 2014
Documentary & Biography
7.9/10
Cast: Mo Rocca, Alie Ward, Adam Yamaguchi
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Innovation Nation Full Episode Guide

  • A drone travels underwater to investigate beneath the sea; a smartphone Steadycam; home water use monitor; the chronology of seats.

  • A device for smartphones can find fish underwater; a newly developed cast helps limbs heal more quickly; famous desks in history.

  • Host Mo Rocca takes a closer look at a hover bike and a briefcase/electric scooter. Also: examining the task of putting a museum online; and the inventor of the magnetic credit card strip.

  • Ball-playing horses; sound that fights fire; how rug weaving led to computer programming; polymers.

  • A camera ball makes police officers safer; a school that teaches watchmaking; mobile camper history; an app that unlocks your home to anyone you choose.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us how to turn your old smartphones into a security system; a solar powered bicycle; a device that automatically tunes your guitar; and the beginnings of the electric company.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the innovator making sure you stand up straight; the app to protect your loved ones while walking alone; an invention making water out of thin air; the history of grinding grains in the grist mill.

  • A mother wants all children to be able to walk with their parents; growing lungs for those who need transplants; farm equipment history.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us: the physics behind an extreme slip and slide; how inventors use crowdfunding to bring their ideas to the world; the stealth invention of the V-8 engine; and updates of some favorite innovators profiled on Innovation Nation.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us learning the science of gravity with bowling balls; the physics involved with the art of stone balancing; the rivalry between Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison; and the new bee hive that makes the honey flow.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the inventor soaring to new heights with a jet on his back; new innovation putting an end to police chases; the Drinkable Book that filters dirty water; the art and science of restoring museum artifacts.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us how you may be able to someday print your clothes; the panic button app giving you protection in the palm of your hand; the history of the Tri-Motor airplane.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us: the innovator who has created a hover board; the push to have kids learn computer code in school; the man who developed super bananas to ward off disease; plus the history of steam engines in manufacturing.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the highest tech to keep tabs on your toddler; rebuilding the billfold that’s been breaking your backside; the history behind the lunch wagon and mobile food; and the playful polymers making you jump higher while keeping babies’ bottoms drier.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the TV magic behind the first down lines on football telecasts; the App Camp for Girls; the history behind windmill innovations; and putting out fires with sound waves.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the car dashboard that makes sure you’re paying attention; the softest speakers putting you to sleep; the light making your video chats glow; and history’s greatest innovators go camping.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the physics behind the tallest roller coaster; making makeup at home with the inventor of the 3-D makeup printer; historic arcade and video games; and the headlights for your running shoes.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the physics involved with the art of stone balancing; farmers saving water with the tree T-PEE; the history of turning the family farm into a business; and the chemistry behind the polymers we use every day.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us what device is keeping sharks away from swimmers; the video doorbell connected to your smartphone; the history of the DC-3 airliner; and the coating for plastic bottles that gets the last drop.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the coolest toy for horses; teaching the science of gravity with bowling balls; making plastic from banana peels; and how weaving techniques led to computer programming.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us how returning wolves to Yellowstone National Park changed nature; Vine’s six-second Spielberg, Zach King; the rivalry between Nikola Tesla and Thomas Edison; and the new beehive that makes the honey flow.

  • A soccer ball that generates power; aviation pioneer Igor Sikorsky; snake robots; a new view into the world of penguins.

  • Tiny homes with innovative designs; historic fashion; the inventor of the cellphone; words of wisdom from inventors.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us an electric bike wheel to power your ride; a restaurant serving a 100-year-old menu; the wonders of the world's highest tech sports stadium located in Silicon Valley; and the inventors of the Chairless Chair.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the overhead Skycam camera giving a bird's-eye view of sporting events; the 100-year-old history of the electric car; an inventor who will help you never to be cold again; and the company turning ocean plastic into products.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the creator of the pop singer’s best friend, Autotune; The Henry Ford and the return of wrinkled sheep; the invention that shoots spawning salmon over obstructions as they swim upstream; and lifelike robot predatory birds to lessen the dangers of real birds at airports.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the chef using science to add to your dining experience; the evolution of cars throughout history; the 13 year old who built an affordable Braille printer for the blind; and brushing your teeth with a bluetooth toothbrush.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the students who built a car that gets 2400 MPG; the beginning of the computer age with one of the original Apple Computers; the inventors of the highest tech suitcase; and the Penguin Chick Bot that is giving researchers a new view into the penguin world.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the inventor of a fireproof gel that is helping firefighters save lives; the historic steam engines that are the grandfathers of electricity; a camera that automatically follows you so you’re always in frame; and the man who, at 14 years old, invented the email system we use today.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the inventors of the armband computer mouse; Rosa Parks and the bus that changed the world of race relations; that soon you may be able to print your pancakes; and lighting the world with soda bottles.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the hardware store robot; the incredible patent models from Thomas Edison that show us the beginning of our electronic world; how the USG Corp. is leading the way with grooming the next generation of engineers and mathematicians; the Israeli inventors of a printer that fits in your pocket.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the inventor of an app to monitor your sleep and health; unique trains throughout history; the inventors of a watch-like device that cools your entire body like an air conditioner; and the three Irish girls speeding up how seeds grow.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us the man who invented the digital camera; the fascinating history of the presidential limousine, including the one used by President Kennedy; the inventors of the snake robot that can save people in disasters; and the inventors of clear solar panels that look like glass.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us an innovator who condensed a TV satellite truck into a backpack; how the Model T car assembly line changed the manufacturing world; the inventors of solar roads that could power the world; and lifelike robot predatory birds to lessen the dangers of real birds at airports.

  • Paint that lights up; the return of wrinkled sheep; the inventor of a 3-wheeled car; a teen who invented a way to clean water with water.

  • Some of the season's best innovations include oil-producing algae and a battery-free flashlight; Thomas Edison's inventions; a 20-year-old who skims plastic from the ocean.

  • An invention that shoots spawning salmon over man-made obstructions as they swim upstream; Noah Webster House; the inventor of a soccer ball that generates plug-in power; the last generation to know some of the world's greatest inventions.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us how stores use facial recognition software to target big-ticket shoppers; the legacy of Abraham Lincoln; how jock tech is changing the way we exercise; and the young Irishman who created a sports mouth guard to detect concussions.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us inventors making any car a self-drive vehicle; Henry Ford was also the father of soybeans; the inventors of the armband computer mouse; and floating wind turbines capturing the high-altitude winds.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows us that soon you may be able to print your pancakes; Igor Sikorsky, the father of the helicopter; recording sound off of leaves; and never lose anything again.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows software that can accurately age any facial picture to up to 80 years old; a futuristic portable home of the past; emergency tech — how to stay in touch when the power goes out; how actress Hedy Lamarr changed our wireless world.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows a teen who invented a battery-free flashlight; diagnosing million-dollar violins with CAT scans; cloth that generates electricity; and is payment technology making wallets extinct?

  • Host Mo Rocca shows a girl who is pioneering oil-producing algae by growing it under her bed; the Wright brothers building the first plane; innovations in pet tech; and a 3D printing pen.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows the creator of the pop singer’s best friend, Autotune; Rosa Parks and the bus that changed the world of race relations; humanoid robots are making it into the mainstream; and skimming the plastics from our oceans.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows a medical MacGyver who makes health devices from toys; train spinning; computerized smart shopping carts; and lighting the world with soda bottles.

  • Host Mo Rocca shows teen inventors who are out to stop distracted driving; Thomas Edison’s inventions still make us all look like slackers; the drone invasion is upon us; and windmills the size of a flea could revolutionize electric power.

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