Smart Surfaces Switch Properties
Watch this video about smart surfaces on HowStuffWorks. At the presence of an external stimulus, such as an electrical current, these smart surfaces can actually switch properties. Learn about these surfaces in this research video from MIT.
Extreme Engineering: How Pile Drivers Work
In this clip from Discovery Channel's, "Extreme Engineering," explore the Bay Bridge construction site to see how hydraulic hammers help pile drivers endure a grueling 14-hour day.
Sons of Guns: Browning M1919 Job
Mike, a lieutenant from the local police department, asks Will to transform his conventional tripod mounted Browning Model 1919 machine gun into a shoulder-fired weapon.
Preparing the Flight Simulator
From the archives of Discovery: Before conducting flight simulations, the flight simulator must be prepared for action. Learn more about flight simulation.
Simulator Controls 2
From the archives of Discovery: The controls in a flight simulator are virtually identical to the controls in an aircraft. Learn more about flight simulation.
Extreme Engineering: Pile Hoisting
In this clip, Discovery Channel's "Extreme Engineering" takes us to the Bay Bridge construction site to see how massive support piles are hoisted.
Interior of Flight Simulator
From the archives of Discovery: The interior in a flight simulator is virtually identical to the interior of an aircraft. Learn more about flight simulation.
Sons of Guns: Jesse James Lets Loose
After Will Hayden receives a surprise visit from Jesse James, he gives him a chance to shoot many guns from the Red Jacket collection in the range.
Sons of Guns: Master Welder
The Red Jacket crew works on building an aluminum Browning automatic rifle for Jesse James. During the build, Jesse James gives Flem a quick lesson in welding.
Sons of Guns: First Submachine Gun
A rare gun collector brings in a German Schmeisser MP 28, a variation of the first infantry submachine introduced at the end of World War I.