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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American Loggers: A Nasty Corner
A logging truck goes off the road at a dangerous corner, which has claimed many victims and is universally loathed by all of the drivers. See this video from Discovery Channel's "American Loggers."
How It's Made: Bronze Bells
Walk through the process of making bronze bells for churches and other places on Discovery Channel's "How It's Made."
Time Warp: Fiery Cocktail
Watch as Extreme bartender Scott Young adds cinnamon to expose his drink's flames. Check out this clip from Discovery's "Time Warp" series to learn more.
How It's Made: Dental Crowns
Once a dental impression is taken, the work is just beginning. The impression is then cut into segments and loaded into a computer to isolate the tooth in need of restoration. Find out how dental crowns are made!
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: Figure Skating
To execute this jump, Junior World Champion Stephen Carriere skates to a speed approaching 20 mph, then powers himself off the ice at a 45-degree angle. Take a look at this "Time Warp" series from Discovery Channel to learn more.
Time Warp: Bulldog Shake
A dog's loose skin -- the result of an underlying layer of fat -- adds momentum to its shake, increasing the amount of water shed. Check out this clip from Discovery's "Time Warp" series to learn more.
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After The Dredge host Thom Beers brings in UC Santa Barbara scientist Doug Fischer to help explain exactly what gold is and where it originates.
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The Wild Ranger crew's reunion comes to blows as Steve Riedel pushes Scott Meisterheim's buttons and owner Vern Adkinson hurls accusations at his former captain.