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Farewell My Sun
The sun should be around for at least another...
The sun should be around for at least another five billion years. But what if it were to suddenly disappear?
If there is no smoke without fire, can there...
If there is no smoke without fire, can there be lightning without thunder?
As well as being fun, the humble tickle has...
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...
What makes a boomerang return to the person who threw it?
Shock and Awe
Why does static electricity build on...
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?
When faced with five tons of a dead elephant,...
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...
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...
What would happe if the Earth were to pass through the tail of a comet?
If human adults are so superior when compared...
If human adults are so superior when compared to other animals, why are human babies so inferior?
Follow curious Vervet monkeys as they screech...
Follow curious Vervet monkeys as they screech and bite their way to the top of the monkey pyramid in Durban.
programme Street Monkeys
Could Einstein's excessive feats of...
Could Einstein's excessive feats of concentration indicate autism?
programme Secrets of Einstein's Brain
Marsh Mokhtari must avoid violent Columbian...
Marsh Mokhtari must avoid violent Columbian guerrilla fighters en route to Panamas legendary Darien Gap.
programme Perilous Journeys
Armand Leroi leads us on an unforgettable...
Armand Leroi leads us on an unforgettable journey retracing the adventurethat inspired Darwin's The Origin of Species.
programme Darwin's Lost Voyage
Allumni of the School of the Americas include...
Allumni of the School of the Americas include some of the worst human rights offenders in our history.
programme Imperialism Legacy
genre World Culture