On this episode of How It's Made, see how macarons, pine needle baskets, and micrometers are made.
Scientists have discovered a mysterious ninth planet on the very edge of our solar system. Ten times the size of Earth, this strange world could have moons with extraterrestrial life.
Recent discoveries could explain how supermassive black holes grow so big, one of the universe's most mysterious questions. Neither dark matter nor cannibalism can fully explain these monsters, but the latest science might finally provide an answer.
British astronomers working for the CIA intercept Soviet photos of the moon. A malfunction on the ISS could poison its crew with deadly ammonia gas. A startling image taken by a NASA probe points to evidence that life could exist on Mars.
We've found the most power hungry clip makers on the web. Brace for destruction as they harness lightning, fire and ice to blow the lid off the internet.
We're turning the spotlight on internet legends who have done something incredible or are just plain lucky. From the fails and flops that make science the hardest master to the unlikely successes that make you wonder if they meant to do it all along.
Satellites discover American stealth technology deep inside China. An unidentified cloud swamps America’s skis. And something truly massive is lurking beneath Loch Ness. Just what on earth are they?
A satellite spots a set of huge arrows in the badlands of the American west. A blood red waterfall stains Antarctica’s snows. A plague of huge holes in the Siberian landscape. Just what on earth are they?
Strange spots near the Grand Canyon may hold clues to the legendary treasure of a notorious bandit. Satellite images could explain desert ruins rumored to be an entrance to an underworld. A city-size chunk of ice suddenly disappears in Antarctica.
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.
A team of shipbuilders are building a giant tanker the size of two football fields. But as a potentially deadly typhoon approaches the shipyard and construction problems mount, they will be under the gun to complete this massive project in time.
America's do-it-yourselfers, innovators and entrepreneurs are getting the opportunity of a lifetime -- to turn their big ideas into big money. Every week four top makers from around the nation pitch their products to a panel of three experts. Which ideas will make the cut?
Go inside the incredible machinery behind these everyday objects to see their extraordinary inner workings.
Dirty Great Machines features the biggest, most awe-inspiring and technologically advanced equipment known to man. From excavators to monster maritime machines and mighty drills, witness the incredible equipment in action as they take on the world's most challenging projects.
Alaska is notorious for its rugged terrain and brutal winters. But with the help of colossal equipment and machines, residents are able to not only endure, but thrive and enjoy among the sub-zero temperatures, steep mountainous terrain and fragile–sometimes deadly–ice.
How To Build Everything is a do-it-yourself guide for building humanity’s greatest inventions.
Behind every seemingly impossible marvel of modern engineering is a cast of historic trailblazers who designed new building techniques, took risks on untested materials and revolutionized their field.
Made By Destruction travels around the globe to explore how everything from obsolete airplanes to empty bottles are being split apart, stripped down, melted, shredded and re-invented in ingenious and extraordinary ways.