Can a '67 Chevy turn into a 350-mile-per-hour road warrior, and are Pop Rocks candy and soda a recipe for disaster? Hosts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage put urban legends to the test to find the truth behind these great stories.
Find out if a person can get stuck to an airline toilet while it's in flight, and whether or not there is such a thing as a biscuit bazooka. Take a look at the truth behind the urban legend of the leaping lawyer.
Find out if one poppy seed bagel can tilt the results of a drug test and whether balloons can carry a lawn chair. Is a body covered in gold paint able to breathe, or is this a glamorous way to die?
Jamie and Adam set out to methodically bust urban legends. If a flammable substance is sprayed down a toilet bowl, will a lighted match cause the toilet to explode? Find out if assassins use ice bullets and if running in the rain makes sense.
MythBusters test whether or not using a cell phone at a gas station can make the pump to explode. They put silicon implants to the test under high altitude to see if they explode under pressure and they find out if high speed CD-Roms really shatter.
Test the danger of responding to the call of nature on the electrified rail of a train track. Find out if an eel skin wallet can erase the magnetic information on credit cards, and hear the woeful tale of the unluckiest construction worker.
Find out if dropping a penny from a skyscraper can be lethal to pedestrians on the sidewalk below. Explore the effects of microwaves and whether or not tanning beds really bake sun worshipers from the inside out.
Fact or fiction: Leaping from a bridge is safer if a hammer is thrown first to break the plane of the water's surface. Find out how much oxygen remains inside a coffin for those poor folks who get buried alive.
Join Jamie and Adam as they test the limits of a homemade tree cannon to decipher whether or not a small town in Hungary could actually build a working cannon out of a tree. Can Adam's tongue piercing withstand the electric force of a lightning bolt?
Mythbusters Jamie and Adam put their noses to the test to find out if that nasty smell in the car is there to stay. Follow the gasoline trail as they try to flush out the truth in the raccoon in the drain myth.
Jamie and Adam retrace the steps of the infamous prisoners who escaped from Alcatraz without a trace in 1962. Although presumed drowned, they'll find out if it was possible to survive the tides of the San Francisco Bay in a homemade raft.
Jamie and Adam shoot a bullet hole into the shell of an aircraft to see if that single shot will cause explosive decompression and destroy the aircraft. Find out if two hunters could use a loaded .22 gun cartridge as a car ignition fuse.
Will launching a chicken at an airplane disrupt its flight or will it be blown out of the way? The Mythbusters go inside the human body to explore a myth of a woman who claimed to swallow an octopus egg then gave birth to an eight-legged offspring.
The Mythbusters set out to methodically bust three urban legends. Join Jamie and Adam as they re-create these myths in order to decide whether or not they deserve a place in urban lore.
Solve a legendary mafia mystery by searching for the body of Jimmy Hoffa allegedly buried in concrete under Giants Stadium. Fire up a jet engine and find out if the power and force of a 737 could launch a taxicab backward up to 25 meters in distance.
Explore a Titanic-sized legend; will a sinking ship suck passengers under? Can goldfish remember anything for more than 3 seconds? A musical myth will be tested with explosive results when a lit firecracker is slipped down the neck of a trombone.
The MythBusters aim to uncover the truth behind popular myths and legends, mixing scientific method with gleeful curiosity and plain old-fashioned ingenuity to create their own signature style of explosive experimentation.
Architect Danny Forster gets up close and personal with mega-construction. Along with designers, engineers, and builders, he'll find the most dangerous, most spectacular, most difficult, and most inventively executed aspects of the job.
Go inside the latest science that examines the impact of video games upon our brains. We meet the gamers, programmers, psychologists and neuroscientists who are building a surprising case about the positive effects of gaming.
As concern grows that governments and corporations can monitor our every move online, hackers and scientists are working on tools to fight back. But this controversial new technology could create a place where almost anything can be bought.
MythBusters: The Search is an all-new series featuring the next generation of fearless contenders with killer build skills, science smarts and nerves of steel, ready to be judged each week as they bust myths and vie for the win in becoming the next myth-busting superstars.
In Science Channel's all-new series Street Science, Kevin Delaney leaves his lab behind to hit the streets for experiments that are so unusual, off-beat, and so unexpected they will blow your mind.
Follow Digital Survivalist Andy Quitmeyer as he travels to remote parts of the world and hacks his way back to civilization using a hybrid of time-tested outdoor survival skills and a backpack's worth of wires, laptops and tracking devices.
It is one thing to believe in science, but another to literally trust it with your life. In Outrageous Acts of Danger, Todd Sampson puts his faith in science to the ultimate test through a series of epic and potentially deadly experiments.
Explore the most startling disappearances of the modern era, looking at what we know happened that fateful day, what the theories behind their vanishing are – and what science can tell us about what really happened.