We've been receiving messages from the American Welding Society that the History Channel is devoting an episode of its program, "Modern Marvels," to "the history, science and technology of various welding methods."

The release for the AWS says, "In five segments, the show tells the story of popular welding processes – arc, explosion, underwater, robotic and friction welding. Included in the episode are companies and individuals involved in the development and practice of those processes."

The show is scheduled to air on Wednesday, May 9 at 8 p.m. Eastern. For more information, visit www.history.com/modernmarvels.

TIG up some popcorn and check it out.