Those two rectangular marvels of architecture and engineering that were the World Trade Center sliced through the sky like shimmering symbols of the future. An icon of New York City and a site of international trade, commerce, and consumption, the Center truly represented the power and importance of American in the global landscape. A MODERN MARVEL tracks the history of the two buildings--the tallest in the world when they were completed in 1976--from its conception, to its funding, to use as an actual space through which millions passed every year.
Trapped in their New York brownstone's panic room, a hidden chamber built as a sanctuary in the event of break-ins, newly divorced Meg Altman and her young daughter Sarah play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with three intruders - Burnham, Raoul and Junior - during a brutal home invasion.
With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents.
Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected.