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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 Strong is a...
A daring National Geographic scientist gets pul...
A daring National Geographic scientist gets pulled out of his boat as he tries to measure the biteforce of a giant crocodile.
programme Amazing Moments
Divers catch tu...
The challenge is to muster the blue fin tuna, d...
The challenge is to muster the blue fin tuna, defend the lucrative catch and make it home alive.
programme Cheating Death
One week to bui...
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
Diego mingles with graffiti artists and dodges ...
Diego mingles with graffiti artists and dodges bullets to find what unites the extreme rich and poor in São Paulo.
programme Don't Tell My Mother
For some soccer superstars, life after retireme...
For some soccer superstars, life after retirement means living like a pauper.
programme Soccer City
genre World Culture