Head Rush: Neon Water
What causes the break up in water molecules in this Head Rush experiment?
Material Marvels: Shape-memory Alloys
Shape-memory alloys are used in everything from space exploration to dentistry -- but how could metal have a memory? Tune in as Dr. Ainissa G. Ramirez, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science at Yale, explains. www.seas.yale.edu
Gold Rush: Grandpa John Returns
Just days after his heart attack, John Schnabel returns to the Big Nugget mine to check on the progress of Smith Creek Hill.
Frozen Planet: Killer Whales "Wave Wash" Seal
A pod of orcas, or killer whales, cooperate to wash a Weddell seal off an ice floe. This sequence, filmed for Frozen Planet, marks the first complete filming of killer whale "wave washing" behavior.
Frozen Planet: Gray Wolves Chase Down Bison
A pack of northern gray wolves harass and then attack a herd of wood bison. This is the first time wolves have been filmed hunting bison, both from the ground and from the air.
Material Marvels: The Science of the Space Shuttle
Space shutte reentry can generate an incredible amount of heat. Tune in as Dr. Ainissa G. Ramirez, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science at Yale, explains the science behind space shuttle materials. www.seas.yale.edu
Gold Rush: Parker Goes Klondike
Before returning to school, Parker Schnabel heads north to the Klondike to check out some of the larger gold mining operations that start him thinking about making a new start.
Finding Bigfoot: Bigfoot in Virginia?
The Finding Bigfoot team investigates video of a Virginia man riding an ATV up a creek. In the footage, a blurred figure, believed by some to be a sasquatch, is seen in the distance.
Gold Rush: A Friendly Neighbor
Dakota Fred is missing a piece of hardware, which is crucial to continue his work for the day. So, he heads over to the Big Nugget mine to ask a favor of Parker Schnabel.
What is the future of employment?
Will tomorrow's technology render human employees obsolete? Will globalization doom traditional businesses? Join TechStuff's Jonathan Strickland as he explores the future of employment.
Towing the Space Shuttle
How can a Toyota Tundra with a 10,000-pound towing capacity pull a 300,000 pound space shuttle? Scott Benjamin of CarStuff delves into the physics at play during the space shuttle's final journey to the California Science Center in Los Angeles.
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.
What is the future of marijuana in the United States?
By 2011, marijuana had become legal or decriminalized in 15 states. But will it ever become legal? Join Cristen Conger of Stuff Mom Never Told You as she explains the controversy surrounding marijuana, and how this may (or may not) change in the future.
MythBusters: Square Wheels Aftershow
In the Square Wheels Aftershow, Adam and Jamie discuss the worth of square wheels, the difficulty they faced with steering and a square-wheeled motorcycle.
MythBusters: Bird Balance
Kari, Grant and Tory answer fan questions in the aftershow for the Bird Balance and Fireworks Man myths, including their thoughts on destroying a limo and strange bird calls.
MythBusters: Revenge Of The Myths
Adam and Jamie respond to fan questions related to the water heater cannon and excavator myths, including how what they'd do differently and what they will test next.
MythBusters: Ballistics Barrel
In this episode of the Mythbusters Aftershow, Kari, Grant an Tory talk about the Ballistics Barrel myth, reminding fans that failure is always an option.
MythBusters: Serious Steel
The sparks fly -- and the forklifts groan -- as Tory, Kari and Grant connect two cars in preparation for the tandem-driving myth seen in the movie Date Night.