Risking it all in the name of physics, Todd Sampson goes up against one of the world's deadliest weapons. Facing an AK-47 rifle underwater, he must trust the extraordinary power of resistance in the water to stop the bullet before it hits him.
Todd Sampson takes a deadly leap of faith. In a dangerous bungee jump, his life depends on the strength of two phone books whose individual pages are weaved together that tether Todd to the bungee cord.
Todd Sampson tries to defy the deadly power of fire and dives into a blazing-hot inferno. With nothing but a thin layer of water to protect him, science could mean the difference between life and death.
Find out how skateboard wheels, baklava and galactoboureko, CO2 scrubbers, and honeycomb candles are made.
We countdown five classic American products made in the United States.
A declassified letter written by President Kennedy demands the CIA share its UFO data with NASA. A bizarre pattern on the surface of Mars could be a coded alien message. Investigators are shocked to find a rocket crash-landed in a crater on the Moon.
Jupiter is far hotter than it should be, and scientists don't understand why. The Curiosity Rover finds something strange on Mars. Could it be a lost spacecraft or something far more sinister? Detectives turn to NASA for help with a murder cold case.
We're turning the spotlight on backyard inventors that are creating the ultimate life hacks. We'll see these geniuses turn a bike into a car, soda into a fire extinguisher, and a jet ski into a Jetovator.
We're bending minds with the freakiest clips on the web. We'll watch a man eat a red hot coal, a robot solve a Rubik's Cube in a second, and a freaky creature with a glowing beak.
Discover what it took to build the largest and most sophisticated radio telescope on the planet. This engineering colossus will help astronomers explore galaxies and planets billions of light years away, and might help discover extraterrestrial life.
Find out what it took to build the largest ship in the world, the Pioneering Spirit. This 900,000-ton behemoth can install oil pipelines in the world's deepest waters and features state-of-the art thrusters and mammoth lifting beams.
Go inside the ambitious engineering project that remade the famous Panama Canal. Billions of dollars were spent to move millions of cubic tons of earth, and ultimately, the canal will be able to accommodate the biggest ships in the world.
Go inside a state-of-the-art research base located in Antarctica, the coldest continent on Earth. Halley VI is built atop giant skis on a floating ice shelf, and this innovative design helps scientists brave the dangers of this extreme environment.
Uncover what it took to build one of the most ambitious rail projects in history, London's Crossrail. This staggering feat will span over 73 miles and transport 200 million people a year around one of the world's largest and busiest cities.
Discover what it took to build the world's tallest freestanding tower, the Tokyo Skytree. This record-breaking marvel faces some of the most deadly disasters on the planet, and must brave earthquakes and extremely high winds.
The International Space Station is the most expensive engineering project ever attempted, and the result is a masterpiece of modern ingenuity. This vessel pushes the boundaries of space exploration and brings us closer to galactic colonization.
Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman 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.
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.
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.