Mythbusters: Wood Pulp Strength
Is frozen wood pulp and water, a mix called Pykrete, strong enough to build a boat? Mythbusters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman test this World War II myth.
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Time Warp: Gumballs in Blender
Check out this clip for a close-up look at a gumballs in a blender -- you'll notice more detail than ever before in this slow-motion footage from Discovery Channel's "Time Warp" series.
Time Warp: Tape-Measure Smoothie
Will It Blend takes on a tape measure for our Time Warp cameras. Check out this clip from Discovery's "Time Warp" series to learn more.
Time Warp: Hummingbird Hover
Hummingbirds usually move too fast to watch closely, but thanks to this clip from Discovery Channel's "Time Warp" series you can watch a hummingbird feed in slow-motion.
Time Warp: Lighting Match
Check out this clip for a close-up look at a match lighting in slow-motion, courtesy of Discovery Channel's "Time Warp" series.
Time Warp: Double Bubble
A bubble break is instantaneous to the naked eye, but at several thousand frames a second, it is something completely different. Check out this clip from Discovery's "Time Warp" series to learn more.
Swamp Loggers: Broken Teeth
Old logging cable buried in a tree takes out six of the feller buncher's carbide teeth and Simitrio has to do a little field "dental" work.
MythBusters: Silencing a Lamb Part 1
Can a sharpened blade actually sever a human head? The MythBusters try to find out using a dead lamb and a sharp sword. Warning: extremely graphic video!
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