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Master of Disaster Avalanche

In the 2007-2008 winter season alone, 52 people died in avalanches in the U.S. and Canada, and more than double that number worldwide. As more and more people head into to unpatrolled backcountry, these numbers are on the rise. In this episode, Tim Samaras will bring his expertise and tools to try and measure the forces inside an avalanche – ...
  • 2008
  • 00:47:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/09/2017

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Master of Disaster Death Trap

Building collapses are common throughout the world. They can crumble without warning, and can take tens of thousands of lives in an instant. Whether caused by a tornado, earthquake, an act of terrorism or poor construction, the aftermath of a collapsed building can be just as deadly as the collapse itself. Unstable floors and walls pose hazardous threats to rescue ...
  • 2008
  • 00:47:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/06/2016

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Master of Disaster Blast Force

Although there has never been a suicide bus bomb blast in the United States, experts agree it could happen in any American city, at anytime. A bus bomb attack is a gruesome scene, not only killing people on the bus but also injuring and killing people outside the bus as well; a terrifying scenario that authorities in the United States ...
  • 2008
  • 00:47:15
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/06/2016

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Do or Die Choking to Death

On this episode of Do or Die, act fast to save a friend who chokes on a cupcake during an eating contest. Struggle to stay alive when a thrilling wing suit BASE jump takes a turn for the worse. And test your mettle against a killer fish when a thrashing, 600-pound marlin leaps into your yacht. You only have an instant ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Antler Assault

In this episode of Do or Die, fight for your life when an aggressive stag corners you in the park and think fast when a giant glacier cracks and falls, sending a deadly wall of water rushing toward your boat. You never know when you’ll have to make a Do or Die decision. Are you ready?
  • 2013
  • 00:21:51
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Shark Attack

On this episode of Do or Die, jump in and fight off a cage-busting great white shark. Experience a snowmobiler’s worst nightmare as the snow beneath him turns into an unstoppable avalanche. And come face-to-face with a deadly rattler. Life comes at you fast! Would you know how to survive when it’s Do or Die?
  • 2013
  • 00:21:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Killer Tsunami!

On this episode of Do or Die, try to survive the rushing torrent of a tsunami from the driver’s seat of your car. Free a terrified victim locked in the jaws of the fiercest predator in the Arctic: a polar bear. And fight to stay alive after falling into a tree well – one of the deadliest traps a snowboarder can ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Up in Flames

In this episode of Do or Die, try to save yourself when an angry elephant mother attacks your car. Leap into action when a customer at a gas station inadvertently creates a spark and his clothing goes up in flames. And strive to avoid a steep fall when your snowmobile ends up perched on a crumbling ledge of ice. Do or ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Deadly Mudslide

On this episode of Do or Die, strive to stay alive when you get caught in a stampede of over-anxious shoppers. Escape from two snarling German Shepherds bent on tearing you to shreds. And think fast when a mudslide overtakes your car. Do you have what it takes to survive these Do or Die disasters?
  • 2013
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Fire in the Sky

In this episode of Do or Die, brace for impact as a meteor explodes in the sky over a crowded city, unleashing a devastating shockwave. Try to save yourself after you fall into a dark hole in the centre of a collapsed building. And fight off a giant anaconda dead set on making you its next meal. Disaster can happen in ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:55
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Disaster on the High Seas

On this episode of Do or Die, struggle to survive when a large and aggressive elephant seal attacks, threatening to send you to a watery grave. Dive headlong into a crisis when a huge yacht slams into your tour boat. And think fast or be crushed as your jeep rolls down a steep, rocky embankment. Do or Die moments can happen ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Deadly Rapids

On this episode of Do or Die, free yourself from a deadly vortex that traps unsuspecting kayakers. Try to stay cool as you race for your life against a highway wildfire. And fall from the sky as a bizarre weather phenomenon sends your single-engine airplane plummeting to earth. Would you know how to survive these Do or Die moments?
  • 2013
  • 00:21:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Terrible Twister

On this episode of Do or Die, put yourself in the driver’s seat as a massive, swirling tornado charges toward your car. Survive a brutal surfing wipe-out when you’re hammered by a killer wave. And botch a dirt bike jump across an 80-foot chasm and walk away with only bruised heels. If you were forced to make these split-second Do or ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Raging Bull

On this episode of Do or Die, run for cover as an enraged fighting bull lunges into a crowd of spectators. See what happens when a stuck gas pedal propels a terrified woman down the road at nearly 120 miles per hour. And experience a vacation gone horribly wrong as a mammoth wave washes a pair of unsuspecting tourists off a ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:51
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Falling Through Ice

In this episode of Do or Die, try to pull yourself to safety when thin ice breaks and sends you into a freezing lake. Use your wits when a dozen dogs suddenly surround you on a remote country road. And strive to survive as a leisurely motorboat ride turns into a life-and-death struggle. At any time, you may have to make ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Icy Highway Crisis

On this episode of Do or Die, grab the wheel of a big rig as the truck slides out of control on deadly black ice. Avoid the crushing bite of a killer when you come face to face with a 250-pound American alligator. And dodge the pileup at the bottom when an escalator’s brakes fail and it speeds out of control. ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Gory End

On this episode of Do or Die, try to survive being trampled in Pamplona during the "Running of the Bulls". Battle to stay alive when swift, freezing water washes you down the Los Angeles river system. And strive to find safety as a massive 8.0 earthquake shakes an office building down around you. If you found yourself in these Do or ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:59
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Disaster in the Sky

On this episode of Do or Die, hold tight as a skydiving accident makes you slip from your parachute harness as you plummet back to earth from 13,000 feet. Try to rescue a man after a motorcycle accident pins him under a burning car. And engage in arm-to-arm combat with an angry octopus that has one of its powerful arms wrapped ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Deadly Ocean Pull

On this episode of Do or Die, swim for your life as an ocean current sucks you down into the abyss. Escape from a burning five-story apartment building by hanging precariously from a window ledge. And take cover on the tracks as a thundering locomotive passes just inches above your head. Life comes at you fast. Do you have what it ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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The Fifth Estate Black Dawn: The Next Pandemic

Black Dawn is a docudrama featuring leading epidemiologists, doctors and emergency planners who imagine the impact avian flu would have as it spreads around the globe. Although fictional, the scenario is very much grounded in scientific fact and inspired by the research and pandemic preparedness efforts of the world's leading thinkers on the subject. Some predict the coming pandemic will ...
  • 2006
  • 00:52:28
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - January 2013 B.C. Earthquake

On a quiet Saturday evening in the fall of 2012, the coast of British Columbia was rocked by a 7.7 magnitude earthquake. Though no lives were lost and little damage was reported, the quake did reveal weakness in Canada's emergency preparedness.
  • 2013
  • 00:16:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/15/2013

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News in Review - November 2003 Hurricane Juan: The Terrible Storm

The worst storm to hit the Maritimes in 40 years tore a deadly 300-kilometre-wide path of fury across the region from Halifax to Charlottetown, cutting power lines, sinking boats, ripping roofs off buildings and knocking down thousands of trees. Hurricane Juan was responsible for seven deaths and an estimated $100-million of destruction. The massive clean-up effort lasted weeks before power ...
  • 2003
  • 00:13:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2003

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