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Farewell My Sun
The sun should be around for at least another f...
The sun should be around for at least another five billion years. But what if it were to suddenly disappear?
Thunder Bolts &...
If there is no smoke without fire, can there be...
If there is no smoke without fire, can there be lightning without thunder?
Tickle Me Mysel...
As well as being fun, the humble tickle has bee...
As well as being fun, the humble tickle has been used as a form of torture? but have you ever tried to tickle yourself?
Return to Sender
What makes a boomerang return to the person who...
What makes a boomerang return to the person who threw it?
Shock and Awe
Why does static electricity build on television...
Why does static electricity build on televisions, computer monitors and human hair?
What goes up must come down? so is it possible ...
What goes up must come down? so is it possible to be killed by a bullet shot straight up into the air?
The (dead) Elep...
When faced with five tons of a dead elephant, w...
When faced with five tons of a dead elephant, what are the options for disposing of the body?
Although you are more likely to be hit by light...
Although you are more likely to be hit by lightning than attacked by Jaws? is it possible to scare off a shark?
A Comet Tale
What would happe if the Earth were to pass thro...
What would happe if the Earth were to pass through the tail of a comet?
If human adults are so superior when compared t...
If human adults are so superior when compared to other animals, why are human babies so inferior?
From Cocoa to C...
The war against cocaine places Andean culture's...
The war against cocaine places Andean culture's cocoa plant at jeopardy, destroying a long-standing tradition.
programme Colonial Legacy
genre World Culture
Handpainting a ...
Enter the Lamborghini factory in SantAgata Bolo...
Enter the Lamborghini factory in SantAgata Bolognese, Italy, where the Murcielago SV is built almost entirely by hand.
programme Mega Factories Lamborghini
Samurai Swords ...
Industrial scientists Richard Ambrose and Jonny...
Industrial scientists Richard Ambrose and Jonny Phillips find extraordinary facts behind ordinary everyday objects.
programme I Didn't Know That
Amani Nature Re...
Nestled at the base of the East Usambara Mounta...
Nestled at the base of the East Usambara Mountains, north-east Tanzania, lies the lush and tranquil Amani Nature Reserve. An are
programme Star Alliance Partnership
Autism and Eins...
Could Einstein's excessive feats of concentrati...
Could Einstein's excessive feats of concentration indicate autism?
programme Secrets of Einstein's Brain