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  • Machu Picchu: Battling Gravity show

    Machu Picchu: Battling Gravity

    Perched high above a mountain ridge, Machu Picchu architects face a constant battle with gravity – discover how the...

    (03:00)
  • Machu Picchu: Mountain Building show

    Machu Picchu: Mountain Building

    Machu Picchu is a spectacular sight, but its location meant considerable hardship for builders. Heavy rainfall and earthquake...

    (02:59)
  • Wren’s Best Building show

    Wren’s Best Building

    What was Sir Christopher Wren’s best building? Find out what building trumps St. Paul’s Cathedral as his major...

    (01:19)
  • Billy Bookcase show

    Billy Bookcase

    Functional, durable and timeless. 130,000 of this bestselling bookshelf are built every week.

    (03:07)
  • Fireproof show

    Fireproof

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

    (02:55)
  • Porsche City show

    Porsche City

    Look inside the factory that builds about 40 Porsche Boxters and 110 Porsche 911s, each day.

    (02:26)
  • 117 stations show

    117 stations

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

    (02:56)
  • Ready to Rock'n'Roll? show

    Ready to Rock'n'Roll?

    From assembly station 1 to 117, just what goes into ensuring the iconic Porsche is ready to roll?

    (02:47)
  • Precision Machine show

    Precision Machine

    Iconic, the 911 has been made for more than 4 decades, what's the secret of Porche's success?

    (01:23)
  • Luxury show

    Luxury

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

    (03:00)
  • Spirit of Ecstasy show

    Spirit of Ecstasy

    The Spirit of Ecstacy Mascot, sculpted by Charles Sykes, has graced each and every Rolls Royce since 1911.

    (03:04)
  • The Coachline show

    The Coachline

    No machines or robots to paint the signature coachline! This finishing touch is entirely hand painted... by one man!

    (02:53)
  • 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)
  • The Longest Subway Journey show

    The Longest Subway Journey

    Welded in Brazil, assembled in New York. Discover how this engineering marvel is built.

    (01:09)
  • 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)
  • Delivering Beer show

    Delivering Beer

    Bottled, canned or kegged the beer is packaged and ready to be sent around the world. Nine million bottles are shipped out daily.

    (02:54)
  • Lego Universe show

    Lego Universe

    In their most ambitious investment, the toymakers faced challenges to create ‘Lego Universe’, an online game for kids...

    (02:39)
  • 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)
  • Building A Maserati Fuel show

    Building A Maserati Fuel

    It all starts with the engine. See how the Maserati’s powerful V8 is positioned to give the car it’s unique voice.

    (03:19)