Inside the Caylee Anthony Case: Is It Caylee?
On December 11, 2008, two months after Casey Anthony is charged with murder, a meter reader makes a shocking discovery. Could it be the body of Caylee Anthony?
The Last Frontier: Preparing for Death
It's extremely hard for Otto Kilcher to ask his son Ivan to butcher a cow that's been with the family for the past 17 years. However, he believes it's important to teach his kids the process of birth to death.
What is the future of the penny?
U.S. pennies have been around for centuries, but their days may be numbered. In this episode, Ben Bowlin looks at the arguments for and against the penny. Tune in to learn more about the future of currency.
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.
Gold Rush: Wash Plant Death
Off his game with bad cold, Dustin Hurt accidentally drops a huge boulder on the wash plant that knocks it out of action.
Drones, Part 1: Targeted Killings
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or UAVs, have fundamentally changed the nature of warfare. But who controls them? What are they doing, and why? Tune in to learn more Stuff They Don't Want You To Know about drones.
The Last Frontier: Meet the Kilcher Family
The Kilcher family settled in an isolated community outside of Homer, Alaska 80 years ago, seeking a more free and simple way of life. They live completely off the grid, with no running water and no electricity and are proud of it.
Small Dogs, Big Jobs: Small Dog Heals Sick Kids
Mackenzie is a registered pet therapy dog and spends his time in a hospital in New York City cheering up kids. Along with his companion Lynn, they help the hospital staff administer medicine of a different kind.
Frozen Planet: Woolly Bear Caterpillar
Frozen Planet producer Vanessa Berlowitz takes you behind the scenes of one of only four scenes in the series that were shot under controlled conditions.
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.