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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?
Crocodiles surround this beautiful island. Dr....
Crocodiles surround this beautiful island. Dr. Brady Barr and the University of Florida teach some capture techniques.
programme Crocodile Chronicles With Dr. Brady Barr
Baghdad's City ...
A 1,300-year-old burial ritual and a torture mu...
A 1,300-year-old burial ritual and a torture museum in memory of the atrocities committed against Iraqi Kurds.
programme Don't Tell My Mother
How did they ca...
Contemporary scholars investigate huge geometri...
Contemporary scholars investigate huge geometric markings made by the Nasca people 2,000 years ago on Peru's dry pampa.
programme Nasca Lines
A visit to the Met
Traditions on the remote South Pacific island o...
Traditions on the remote South Pacific island of Tanna contrast sharply with the money-driven way of life in New York.
programme Meet The Natives Season 2
Wings fluttering, one cricket is on the lookout...
Wings fluttering, one cricket is on the lookout for the fattest female he can mate with.
programme Wild Sex