MythBusters: Bike vs. Car Aftershow 2
Find out why Adam describes this myth as "a real butt-kicker," why Jamie decided to add the bubble bike to the mix, and how the MythBusters are environmentally conscious in real life. (Plus, see Adam get distracted.)
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: 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.
MythBusters: Bullets and Rockets
Kari, Tory and Grant head to MythBusters Rocket Ground Zero, A.K.A New Mexico Tech, and there they literally launch a full scale investigation on the myth that a bullet can set off an RPG rocket and hurt someone in harms way.
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.
Dark Matters: It's Alive
Convicted murderer George Foster is publically hanged from a London gallows in January, 1803. His spirit is at rest, but his body has other plans.
My Crazy Obsession: Tickled Pink
Yu Muroga narrowly escaped death as his car (with an on-board camera) was swept away in the torrential current of the tsunami that devastated Japan in March 2011.
Gold Rush: Nearly Chopped Up
While working through the night at Quartz Creek, Jim Thurber nearly has his legs chopped off when he's trying to free a boulder blocking the wash plant feeder.
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
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.