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Beer The Works 44:56   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     It's the most popular beverage on the planet - mankind's first recipe carved in stone ten thousand years ago, and today, the brewski still rules. Join host Daniel Wilson as he sets out to find the timeless secret to beer's mystique - how its made, how its marketed to us, how new beers are invented and tested and how the giants jockey for global supremacy. Wilson even uncovers an ecological time bomb - a beerdemic threatening to make beer an endangered species! Details
Garbage The Works 44:52   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     The average person tosses 102 tons of garbage away in their lifetime. Every year we use enough plastic film to cover food to shrink-wrap the state of Texas. So how do we get rid our trash? Witness first hand how NYC takes trash from your door to its final resting place as a landfill park. But decades of plastic dumping have already created a swirling vortex of trash in the Pacific Ocean the size of California. Is their any hope? We track down the latest applications of recycling, to explore energy conversion and beyond. Join host Daniel Wilson as he takes us on a transformative journey that reveals the extraordinary in everyday things. Details
Guns and Ammo The Works 44:55   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     The average person tosses 102 tons of garbage away in their lifetime. Every year we use enough plastic film to cover food to shrink-wrap the state of Texas. So how do we get rid our trash? Witness first hand how NYC takes trash from your door to its final resting place as a landfill park. But decades of plastic dumping have already created a swirling vortex of trash in the Pacific Ocean the size of California. Is their any hope? We track down the latest applications of recycling, to explore energy conversion and beyond. Details
Motorcycles The Works 44:50   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Nothing combines human engineering with the tactile thrill of speed and power like the motorcycle. But what are the basic physics of the machine, and more importantly those experienced by the rider? From the first steam-powered bike to the latest in hybrid technology, we uncover the science behind the excitement as engineers unveil their latest creations. If you've always wanted to know what a power to weight ratio second to none is, look no further. Details
Power Tools The Works 44:49   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Since the Egyptians invented them three thousand years ago, power tools have transformed the face of the earth. As we trace their evolution, we find out their hidden commonalities: from power tools that slice mountains in half to new breakthroughs in nanotechnology that enable them to literally split hairs. Follow the life of a power tool as it goes from an idea to our garage shelf as we discover how they're being used in surprising ways in sports, medicine and art. Details
Robots The Works 44:51   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     They're building your car right now, keeping your office park secure at night, making the coffee in your kitchen and investigating bomb threats. Robots. They can crawl up walls, swim underwater and drop bombs from drone planes. But there is a whole other side to robots few have considered. Host Daniel Wilson has over a decade of experience studying artificial intelligence to create smart houses that anticipate our desires and automate the functions of our-day to-day life. He'll take us on an insider exclusive tour of the world of the home robot. Details
Skydiving The Works 44:49   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Many of us have marveled to see a man whizzing to earth in free fall wondering how it's possible. Now, we're uncovering the physics, biology and technology behind skydiving. Its history in World War II aside, skydiving today has many surprising applications, from law enforcement to fire jumping, that few ever consider. Find out firsthand why free falling is so thrilling physiologically and how scientists are using skydiving to develop new technology for undersea, outer space and medical uses. Details
Sneakers The Works 44:55   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     They're everywhere, we take them for granted, but why are sneakers so essential to modern existence? We find out that some scientists believe sneakers may represent the next step in human evolution, see how biomechanical engineers perfect new designs as we uncover the story of a multi-billion dollar global industry that inspires music, movies & has its own subculture. Details
Steel The Works 44:55   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Host Daniel Wilson takes us on a transformative journey that reveals the extraordinary in everyday things. Wilson delves into steel, the lightest, toughest, most flexible inexpensive material on earth. It is in our buildings, our weapons, our roads, even in our bodies. What is the secret that makes more than 3,500 types of steel possible? Explore its cutting edge as a weapon in law enforcement; its application to music; and its role in monumental art. Details
Tattoos The Works 44:50   $1.99  See Preview/Download
     Thomas Edison, Queen Victoria, Lady Churchill, The Rock, Kid Rock. What do they all have in common? Tattoos. From a 5000 year old tattooed mummy to the latest in flash tattoo technology, we experience an inside look at how tattoos are designed, applied, and where the latest inks and hardware are being developed. Surprising applications in law enforcement, mobile digital technology and medicine make the science of tattooing more than just a pretty picture. Details

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