Life once existed on Mars, but a series of devastating mass extinctions have made present-day life nearly impossible. The latest science shows how Martian life keeps bouncing back as it transforms from a watery world like Earth into a desert planet.
We celebrate the scientific world in our own backyards with some of the wildest homemade Internet videos. Meet the suburban scientists who bathe in Silly Putty and the daredevils who build flying bikes, and find out the truth behind backyard UFOs.
We're showcasing the most inventive people on the web. People who've taken a simple idea and turned it up to 11! We'll learn how to get a tattoo from a machine, build an engine from paper, and ride on a giant homemade swing.
Satellite images reveal how El Chapo escaped from a high security prison in Mexico. Mysterious patterns in the Australian outback and the Kalahari Desert spark a major scientific investigation. A giant black stain appears in a war-torn area of Iraq.
Adam and Jamie take aim at a ricochet myth from the TV show 'Burn Notice,' while Kari, Tory and Grant test the Hollywood myth that if you jump when running away from an explosion - can you surf the shockwave?
Adam and Jamie buckle up and return their seats to the upright position to test what really is the best, most efficient way to board an airplane. Tory, Kari, and Grant find out if a bullet made of teeth or even bone is non-traceable.
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.
One contestant has been eliminated, and nine hopefuls remain to test a classic myth that Adam and Jamie never mastered: Can you paint with explosives? They'll also test if alcohol makes you more creative.
The search for the next MythBusters continues as the contestants test a myth straight out of the A-Team: can you make a weapon out of junkyard scrap? Then, they find what it takes to make a bike impossible to ride.
Kevin and his team of experts explore the incredible science behind fire, showing how to make it rain fire and how to create a fire tornado.
Kevin and his team of experts explore the incredible science behind food, showing just how to cook with a red hot nickel ball, and how a bunch of bananas can be transformed into a piano.
Kevin and his team of experts explore the strange science behind oobleck, a bizarre material that can behave as both a solid and a liquid.
Rob Nelson investigates rumors of a secret underground escape route used by the infamous gangster Al Capone. In Washington state, Rob tries to uncover who -- or what -- built a vast landscape of earthen mounds in Washington state.
Andy braves the Louisiana swamp, a deadly place packed with alligators, snacks, and dangerous predators. Andy rigs his bag of tech to create fresh water, gather food, and escape back to civilization.
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.