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.
Invention Nation: Thermal Acoustics
The Invention Nation Team checks out a system to transform sound waves into refrigeration. Watch this video from the Science Channel's "Invention Nation."
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.
Prehistoric Disasters: Microbial History
The High Desert in Northern Mexico is a window into the ancient bacteria of 2 billion years ago that changed the Earth forever. Learn more in this video from Discovery Channel's "Prehistoric Disasters."
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."
G Word: The Smart Sponge
David Newsom heads to Long Beach to see how the Smart Sponge is keeping pollution out of the water in this video from Planet Green's "G-Word" series.
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.
G Word: Electric Bike
Watch as correspondent David Newsom puts the electric bike to the test in this video from Planet Green's "G-Word" series.
Watch this video about waterproofing on HowStuffWorks. Researchers have developed a water-repellent coating to waterproof many different kinds of materials without changing the normal look or feel. Learn about water proofing everything in this research video from MIT.
World's Greenest Homes: Urban Wind Turbine
Watch this video to discover how the first urban wind turbine works -- and what the neighbors think about living in its shadow. Be sure to check out the rest of Planet Green's "World's Greenest Homes" series for more information on sustainable living.
Earth: Caves Reveal Hidden Creatures
Ecologist Mike Slay is in the Ozarks looking for elusive cave critters. Watch this clip from Discovery's "Earth" series to see what happens when Jorge Ribas follows him underground.
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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.