MythBusters: Tornado Special Aftershow
The storm chasers drop in on the MythBusters to put a couple of their storm chasing vehicles to the test.
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G Word: Magnetic Power
See how magnets are used to generate power in this video from Planet Green's "G Word" series.
G Word: Styrofoam Recycling
Waste Sleuth, Todd Sutton gets to the bottom of Styrofoam recycling. Learn more about the process on Planet Green's "G Word."
Storm Chasers: Tornado Aftermath
The Storm Chasers survey the devastation wrought by the EF5 tornado that hit Greensburg, Kansas. Witness the impact of nature's fury in this video from the Discovery Channel.
Archaeology: Ancient Etruscan House Discovered
For the first time, Italian archaeologists have uncovered an intact Etruscan house. Researchers hope this find sheds light on the mysterious pre-Roman civilization. Rossella Lorenzi reports.
Why Tell Me Why: Oil in Alaska
Due to its geological history, the north slope of Alaska is an important oil-bearing area of the United States. Take a look at this clip to learn how plate tectonics led to the creation of oil deposits in Alaska.
Stuff Happens: You're So Sneaky
We've all thrown away a pair of old sneakers, but what happens to them once they leave our closet? Bill Nye shows us the impact that our shoe waste has on the planet in this clip from Planet Green's "Stuff Happens" series.
Storm Chasers: TIV News Feature
The Storm Chaser's TIV (Tornado Intercept Vehicle) and its driver, Ronan P. Nagle, are profiled in a KOTV Oklahoma news segment.
G Word: Gotta be the Tubercles
In their quest to increase the efficiency of wind turbines, researchers incorporate the shape of the hump backed whale's tubercles in their turbine design. Check out this clip from Planet Green's "G Word" to learn more about wind turbines.
Assignment Discovery: First Waves of 2004 Tsunami
The dramatic withdrawal of the sea from the shoreline is a warning that a tsunami is on the way. Learn more about the first waves of the 2004 tsunami on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Archaeology: Wye House Mysteries Unearthed 2
A team of archaeologists use a variety of methods, tools and old clues to get to the bottom of the mysterious building at the Wye House farm in Maryland. Discovery News' Jorge Ribas reports from the site.
MegaQuake: Overpowering Tsunami
The aftermath of the megaquake off Japan's coast caused the formation of a tsunami, which swept ocean water across the continent, 6 miles onto shore before coming to a hault.
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Frozen Planet: Living With Criminal Penguins
The most extreme shoot on the Frozen Planet series? Hands down, the Adelie penguin shoot: a grueling 4-month exercise in isolation and endurance. The two filmmakers nearly lost their minds, but came back with brilliant footage.
Frozen Planet: A Changing Planet
Frozen Planet filmmakers felt a moral imperative to document the polar regions before they change forever. Due to climate change, the Arctic and Antarctic are changing faster than anywhere else on the planet.
Frozen Planet: Journey to the South Pole
Frozen Planet marks the first aerial shots of the South Pole. Series producer Vanessa Berlowitz is amazed by how much has changed at the South Pole, and how much has stayed the same, over the past 100 years.
Frozen Planet: Driven Mad By Penguins
Spending six straight weeks with penguins could drive anyone mad. These two Frozen Planet camera men reflect on a day in the life with penguins surrounding them.
Frozen Planet: Filming Curious Killer Whales
These camera men witness something truly spectacular. While trying to attract the attention of just one killer whale, they are able to spark an interest in many different nearby orcas.
Frozen Planet: Musk Ox Save Calf from Wolves
Arctic wolves attack a musk ox calf on Canada's Ellesmere Island, but the herd rushes to its defense. When threatened, musk oxen will form a defensive circle around the calves, the sick and the elderly.