Brain Games Follow the Leader

This is a show about your brain and how easily you follow the leader. Everyone likes to think they're unique, but like it or not, much of your behaviour is influenced by you copying other people. We're going to mess with your mind as we put you through a series of games and experiments designed to show you why a ...
  • 2014
  • 00:21:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2016

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Brain Games Food for Thought

In this episode, you'll discover that what goes into your stomach has less to do with your mouth and more to do with your brain. You'll also see how many of your food choices often have nothing to do with food. Through a series of interactive games and experiments you'll discover what makes you hungry, why you overeat and whether ...
  • 2014
  • 00:22:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2016

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None of the Above Forces of Nature

None of the Above host Tim Shaw takes science to the streets again with a new set of tricks and experiments. Have you ever seen a coffee creamer bomb? You'll see it here. Tim teaches viewers the science behind what makes coffee creamer so flammable. Learn how to break your buddy's beer bottle with one swift hand movement. See what happens ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:01
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/21/2015

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Nazi Megastructures Fortress Berlin

April 1945. Hitler is in the centre of Berlin, 30 feet (10 meters) underground, surrounded by 13-foot (4m) thick concrete walls, safe from any attack the Allies can throw at him from the air. But the Russians are advancing on the ground. The Red Army is lined up on the Oder River, and they’re coming for the Führer. Blocking the ...
  • 2013
  • 00:44:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/05/2016

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What a Waste Gaseous Waste

Greenhouse gas emissions are the biggest problem to face the natural world today. In this episode, host Torah Kachur meets scientists turning methane into plastic, vacuuming up smog in Beijing parks and even capturing cow farts.
  • 2014
  • 00:27:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

Warrior Graveyard Ghosts of the Crusades

The bones of six fallen Crusaders reveal what really happened at the bloody battle of Jacob's Ford in 1179. Forensic examination brings to life how these fallen warriors fought – and died. Every sword slash, every arrow hit an insight into a day which changed the course of history. Six lives, six stories, six skeletons transformed into Crusaders, brought back ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:12
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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Monster Fish Giant Eels

Zeb travels to the South Pacific in search of the largest longfin eels in the world – the New Zealand longfin and the giant mottled eel – and discovers what might be contributing to their demise.
  • 2011
  • 00:45:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/27/2016

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The Nature of Things Giraffes: The Forgotten Giants

What many people do not realize about giraffes is that these iconic creatures of wild Africa, with their long necks, cinnamon spotted coats, flirty lashes and loping gait are disappearing at an alarming rate. Two hundred years ago there were a million giraffes, in 2000 there were 140,000 roaming Africa’s plains. Now, 15 years later, their numbers have plummeted to ...
  • 2015
  • 00:44:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/20/2015

World's Toughest Fixes Going Nuclear

Before entering the radiological control zone and the next tough fix, Riley puts on a full suit of protective clothing and gets his daily rad check. He's going to need to keep a close eye on the Geiger counter for this radioactive gig: a steam turbine upgrade in a nuclear power plant. The job: shut down the reactor, bring in ...
  • 2008
  • 00:47:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/09/2017

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The Nature of Things Gone Sideways: Serendipity in Science

When most of us hear “scientific research,” it conjures the image of serious men and women in meticulous labs using carefully prescribed methods to achieve rather predictable outcomes. We have an expectation that science is calculated and controlled. Yet some of the most influential scientific discoveries have been made entirely by accident. Combining dramatic re-creation with cheeky animation and cleverly ...
  • 2008
  • 00:44:06
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013