Kidnap & Rescue: Search and Rescue
See how the Project Child Save team swoops in to save Jenny from her kidnappers!
100 Years of Selling Sex
Watch this video courtesy of Duke University showing why sex sells and how advertisers have used sex over the past century. In an example from the early 1900s, see how W. Duke & Sons used sexy, scantily clad actresses on its tobacco cards.
Conspiracy Test: Recalling Abductions with Hypnosis
When a person has been abducted by aliens, some of the memories are suppressed. In these cases, hypnosis can be used to recall the missing pieces. Learn more about their experiences on Discovery Channel's "Conspiracy Test."
Brink: What is Conficker?
What is the origin of the Conficker virus and how can it be stopped? Learn more about this computer virus in this video from The Science Channel's "Brink."
Extreme Engineering: Bridge Iron Work
Building a large steel bridge is much like a ballet. It's a dance between man, machine and monster chunks of steel. Watch this delicate balance in "Extreme Engineering" on Discovery Channel.
Unusual Suspects: Wrongly Convicted
Julie Rae Harper has been sentenced to life for the murder of her son. After viewing interviews and hearing the prosecutor's theories, a writer believes that she may have found the truth in a letter from a serial killer.
CIA Body Doubles - CLASSIC
Over the past decades, the CIA has been accused of everything from selling guns to assassinating people. Yet that's not the craziest part: Some people believe the CIA is actually replacing its enemies. Tune in and learn more in this episode.
Cryptids: Chupacabra - CLASSIC
Although sightings of the Chupacabra were first reported in Puerto Rico, eyewitness reports soon began to arrive from across the Americas. But what exactly is this thing? Is it even real? Learn the craziest Chupacabra conspiracy theories in this episode.
Cryptids: Sasquatch - Where Is Bigfoot?
Everyone has heard stories about sasquatch sightings, and tales of wild ape-men date back into prehistory. So why haven't we caught one yet? Learn more about bigfoot in this episode.
production video test: The Bicycle
Chris has found a bike that he thinks would be perfect for a TechStuff episode -- the only problem is that it needs "a little" assembly, and he's got to go to a meeting. Can Jonathan put it together with nothing but the new HowStuffWorks app as his guide?
Water Wars II: Privatization
Across the globe, institutions and governments struggle to supply humanity with clean water. Sometimes these groups turn to private businesses for help. Advocates claim privatization works for the world's poor -- but critics tell a different story.
Digging Deeper: The Presidential Debates
Matt and Ben covered the controversial Commission on Presidential Debates earlier -- but there's still more info. What's the 15% rule, and how does it affect debates? Do corporate sponsorships influence the debates? Tune in to learn more.
Roller Derby: Girls on Wheels
There's a women's roller derby renaissance going on in Washington, D.C. A far cry from the cheesy staged fights of the 1970's, today's roller derby is based on stamina and skill. Discovery News takes a look at these hard-hitting athletes.
Who controls presidential debates?
Each election, audiences around the United States -- and the world -- tune in to watch the Presidential debates. No one denies that the debates are important, but why do some groups think the debates are corrupt? Tune in to learn more.
Nashville: Beyond Country Music
Everyone knows Nashville is famous for country music. But did you know it has a thriving music scene in other genres too? What are some of the hottest clubs? Which famous musicians own record stores there? A local musician gives us an insiderOs guide.