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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?
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
Engineering a J...
Combine Harvesters are masters of engineering b...
Combine Harvesters are masters of engineering but how are they built? A look inside the John Deere Factory.
programme Mega Factory John Deere
Crossing into L...
Marsh Mokhtari faces one of the highest roads i...
Marsh Mokhtari faces one of the highest roads in Africa to experience the hidden treasures of Bushman rock art.
programme Perilous Journeys
The girls prepare for a big match on their tour...
The girls prepare for a big match on their tournament day.
programme Soccer City
genre World Culture
Take a trip behind the scenes of your daily com...
Take a trip behind the scenes of your daily commute and meet the people working 24/7 to ensure you get there on time.
programme World's Toughest Fixes