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  • NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • Premieres Wednesday February 5th at 10:00 pm, 9:00 pm BKK/JKT
  • National Geographic Channel

DESCRIPTION

Brit Tim Shaw takes his own irreverent brand of science and engineering to the streets of America as he looks to amaze and dumbfound in equal measure. He challenges the people he meets, and the audience at home, to predict the outcome of a series of ever more spectacular experiments before uncovering the science behind the jaw dropping outcomes. From landing a helicopter on a single layer of eggs without cracking a shell to using custard to protect a watch from hammer blows, Tim shows us that the real world around us is far more impressive than any magic trick or illusion.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • None of the Above: Smash And Grab
    In this episode of None of the Above Tim Shaws scientific experiments take in everything from car chases Hollywood style to bottle caps and bicycle wheels as he takes us on another journey exposing the incredible truth about how the world works. Big bangs are on the agenda as Tim takes on some Hollywood stunt men to see if he can get an explosion from firing at his pick up truck. Motor vehicles also feature in the finale as he attempts the astonishing feat of keeping his car off the ground using only the power of household vacuum cleaners. In between we witness the shattering power of sound, a bewildering challenge with a bottle cap, and a baffling balancing act with a bicycle wheel.
  • None of the Above: Fire And Water
    Sick of spending time at the car wash? Engineer and show host Tim Shaw thinks he can get the job done in just one second! In Street Genius, Tim conducts a series of "man-on-the-street" experiments that involve science, physics and engineering, and all of which will blow your mind or make you hold your breath. Tim hopes dropping 200 gallons of water on his car will wash it in just one second. The outcome may not be quite what the assembled crowed expected, and Tim explains the science behind what happens. Want to know how to get a free meal at a restaurant? See Tim trick the wait staff and get his burger for free. Learn how to prevent cash from burning, what the most powerful vegetable is and more in this episode of Street Genius.
  • None of the Above: Forces of Nature
    Street Genius host Tim Shaw takes science to the streets again with a new set of tricks and experiments. Have you ever seen a coffee creamer bomb? You'll see it here. Tim teaches viewers the science behind what makes coffee creamer so flammable. Learn how to break your buddy's beer bottle with one swift hand movement. See what happens when you microwave a light bulb. Think you know what item can withstand the most pressure - a soda bottle, basketball or tire? Find out if your guess was right on this episode of Street Genius.
  • None of the Above: Sparks Will Fly
    In this episode Tim Shaw, our guide the to the sensational world of science, takes us on a journey that includes creating man-made lightning, passing a live wire through a pickle, blasting through ice blocks, and attempting to create instant fried turkey from frozen! Along the way the people he meets and the viewers are invited to guess the outcome of his incredible experiments. Will the answer be one of the choices on screen, or will it be "None of the Above"?
  • None of the Above: In The Line of Fire
    Dashing British engineer Tim Shaw takes science to the streets, to the pubs, and to the clubs, on a quest to figure out why things do what they do. In this episode, Tim puts Teddy bears to the torch in the interests of science, and tests the penetrative power of an assault rifle. He challenges locals at an arcade to guess whether there is anything that can withstand the intense ray of a laser beam. He invites some car mechanics to witness what happens when raw meat meets 700 degree liquid lead. Tim tries out a novel way of making popcorn when he heats corn kernels in a sealed cauldron with astonishing results. Finally, he heads to a shooting range where a group of sharp shooters have their ballistic knowledge tested against…a watermelon.
  • None of the Above: Under Pressure
    Tim Shaw takes us on a freewheeling journey through the science on our doorstep in another exploration of "what makes things do what they do". This time Tim shows the explosive power of beauty products, the best way to make a Venice Beach weightlifter practically powerless and demonstrates the dramatic consequences of a stray spark on a gas station forecourt.
  • None of the Above: Defying Gravity
    Wonderful, bewildering and sensational science is all around us. In a series of experiments in everyday environments, British host Tim Shaw shows us the magic of science. From the near miraculous abilities of a Shaolin monk, what happens when 10,000 volts are pumped straight into a water melon this is a show thats full of surprises. What happens when heat resistant ovenware is pushed to the limit, when a wine bottle is heated and cooled in quick succession, and when the strength of human is hair put to the test? Tune in to find out!
  • None of the Above: Extreme Heat
    In this episode of None of the Above, Tim Shaw takes us on a thermometer busting scientific journey. From the all powerful concentrated sunlight of a Fresnel lens to the incredible transformation created by the deep freeze properties of liquid nitrogen. In between he sets a flamethrower against an iceblock with astonishing results, creates an eyepopping effect with ordinary cornstarch, and risks his beloved Ranchero being crushed by cinder blocks.
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