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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?
How the Panama ...
Opened 1914, responsible for the deaths of 25,0...
Opened 1914, responsible for the deaths of 25,000 workers, the Panama Canal is the shipping shortcut around the world.
programme Mega Structures Panama Canal
Ice Age Mystery
Cutting edge science and Arctic adventure come ...
Cutting edge science and Arctic adventure come alive in this story of a unique discovery, a perfectly preserved baby woolly mamm
programme Waking the Baby Mammoth
Tracking Blue W...
Top scientists hope to record thebreeding and c...
Top scientists hope to record thebreeding and calving grounds of the biggest mammals in the sea, the Blue Whale.
programme Kingdom of The Blue Whale
Arriving in New...
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
Heavy Metal House
In just six days these cheap and shipping conta...
In just six days these cheap and shipping containers in Liverpool will become economical and sustainable future homes.
programme Planet Mechanics Heavy Metal House