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  • Flying High show

    Flying High

    Our very own investigative engineering expert Sean Riley literally scrambles his brain in an air-pressure experiment that...

    (01:59)
  • An interview with Hugh Whitworth show

    An interview with Hugh Whitworth

    Series Producer, Hugh Whitworth, talks about making Britain's Greatest Machines.

    (03:11)
  • Liquid Power show

    Liquid Power

    Discover how this unique Hydroforming process uses a high-pressure liquid to change the shape of metal.

    (03:02)
  • Particleboard show

    Particleboard

    Spruce trees harvested from local sustainable forests are smashed to wood chips to form Ikea's Particleboard.

    (03:06)
  • Prototyping show

    Prototyping

    2000 prototypes are made each year. Some products take up to two years to develop.

    (02:59)
  • Fireproof show

    Fireproof

    How do Ikea know their furniture is made of fire-resistant materials? They set fire to it, of course!

    (02:55)
  • 117 stations show

    117 stations

    At station 18, the assembly areas' only robot installs the windshield and works entirely in the dark.

    (02:56)
  • Luxury show

    Luxury

    Current owners BMW have revived the “Double R” motorcar brand with a transfusion of high technology.

    (03:00)
  • Road Dip show

    Road Dip

    A cross between a carwash and a carnival ride submerges the car into a series of 7 chemical baths.

    (02:52)
  • Steel Skeleton show

    Steel Skeleton

    Every weld of every car must be perfect. The welders average six years of experience. Temperature is key.

    (02:54)
  • In the beginning show

    In the beginning

    The subway system has been part of the New York City landscape since 1904 and has played a critical role in NYC.

    (02:28)
  • Testing 123 show

    Testing 123

    It takes 90 days, 11,000 parts, two continents and hundreds of skilled workers to complete just one car.

    (02:45)
  • From Subway to SubAqua show

    From Subway to SubAqua

    Almost 50 of the cities retired subway cars are now home to millions of fish!

    (01:00)
  • The Artists’ Workshop show

    The Artists’ Workshop

    Step inside the Bugatti car factory where cars are built like airplanes, and watch how the supercar is built by hand.

    (03:03)
  • Taste Test show

    Taste Test

    Swirl it, smell it, then take a small sip. In the final phase of production, can the beer pass the brew master’s taste test?

    (03:04)
  • Final Touches show

    Final Touches

    Rows of decorating machines paint details on millions of tiny pieces. The paint is non-toxic, but is it kid-saliva proof?

    (02:47)
  • Unique Features show

    Unique Features

    This unique super car runs on both regular petrol and bio-fuel.

    (03:12)
  • English Construction show

    English Construction

    In a UK megafactory, craftsmen hand assemble the aircraft.

    (03:01)
  • Final Tests show

    Final Tests

    All aircrafts are tested for vulnerability to electromagnetism.

    (02:55)
  • 4x4 Ferrari show

    4x4 Ferrari

    A 4x4 hatchback Ferrari at sports car speeds? You aren't dreaming.

    (03:03)