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  • Travelling Balloons show

    Travelling Balloons

    Tim Shaw conducts a science experiment to see which direction balloons will travel on a moving bus.

    (02:29)
  • The Headphone Trap show

    The Headphone Trap

    Brian Brushwood demonstrates how to snare an animal using a common pair of ear-buds.

    (01:09)
  • Machine Gun show

    Machine Gun

    The evolution of the machine gun from its use in WWI to the GAU-8 Avenger, one of the deadliest machine guns in the world.

    (00:34)
  • Air Propelled Sandwich show

    Air Propelled Sandwich

    This time the Planet Mechanics are tackling one of the world’s biggest problems, traffic pollution.

    (02:12)
  • The Ultimate Test show

    The Ultimate Test

    Fortunately they still have the oil they made earlier. So it’s time for the ultimate test: will that oil fire up the grain d...

    (01:47)
  • Low Tech Pump show

    Low Tech Pump

    Like the rest of the windmill, the pump is unashamedly low tech but remarkably effective.

    (02:48)
  • Airplane to Air Force show

    Airplane to Air Force

    A fascinating look at the evolution of aerial combat from fighter tactics to the use of the plane as an 'eye in the sky'.

    (01:15)
  • Scotland To Italy show

    Scotland To Italy

    En route from John O’Groats to Lake Como, the boys visit Ewan’s parents, stop off at a children’s hospice centre and brea...

    (03:21)
  • Malawi To Botswana show

    Malawi To Botswana

    Ewan’s mother greets him in Malawi, the team set up camp with a local tribe and visit a crocodile farm. After Victoria Falls,...

    (02:23)
  • Ewan McGregor’s Message About Ethiopia show

    Ewan McGregor’s Message About Ethiopia

    Watch Ewan McGregor's video appeal for the children of Ethiopia. Hundreds of thousands of children in drought-affected areas ar...

    (01:25)
  • Killer Fog show

    Killer Fog

    Killer Fog, part of the Predator CSI series.

    (00:45)
  • Death of the Universe show

    Death of the Universe

    The opposing forces known as Dark Matter and Dark Energy have the capacity to rip apart the universe atom-by-atom.

    (00:35)
  • Arcangel show

    Arcangel

    Cancun, Mexico, ferry the Arcangel, after a vicious storm is grounded on one of the most precious reefs in the world. Hundreds ...

    (02:04)
  • The New Flame show

    The New Flame

    Salvage operations rely on brains as well as brawn. Off the Gibraltar coast a salvage team uses high-tech equipment to device a...

    (02:20)
  • Food Shortages show

    Food Shortages

    Millions of the world’s poorest populations in 2008 suffered severe food shortages as crops failed and food prices spiked.

    (03:00)
  • Myanmar Cyclone show

    Myanmar Cyclone

    May 2nd, 2008 Cyclone Nargis slammed the nation of Myanmar, killing nearly 130,000 people. Typhoon, cyclones, and hurricanes de...

    (02:47)
  • Volcanic Eruptions show

    Volcanic Eruptions

    64 volcanoes erupted in 2008. One-tenth of the world's population lives in the shadow of an active volcano. The University of P...

    (05:00)
  • Hugh Whitworth interview - series two show

    Hugh Whitworth interview - series two

    An exclusive interview with Hugh Whitworth Executive Producer of Britain's Greatest Machines series 2.

    (04:07)
  • 1910s show

    1910s

    Chris Barrie looks at pre-war inventions from the decade that industrialized the war.

    (01:21)
  • 1920s show

    1920s

    See British inventions from the 1920s, the boom-and-bust years when new machines was all about speed, glamour and power.

    (01:43)