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Farewell My Sun
The sun should be around for at least another...
The sun should be around for at least another five billion years. But what if it were to suddenly disappear?
If there is no smoke without fire, can there...
If there is no smoke without fire, can there be lightning without thunder?
As well as being fun, the humble tickle has...
As well as being fun, the humble tickle has been used as a form of torture? but have you ever tried to tickle yourself?
Return to Sender
What makes a boomerang return to the person...
What makes a boomerang return to the person who threw it?
Shock and Awe
Why does static electricity build on...
Why does static electricity build on televisions, computer monitors and human hair?
What goes up must come down? so is it possible...
What goes up must come down? so is it possible to be killed by a bullet shot straight up into the air?
When faced with five tons of a dead elephant,...
When faced with five tons of a dead elephant, what are the options for disposing of the body?
Although you are more likely to be hit by...
Although you are more likely to be hit by lightning than attacked by Jaws? is it possible to scare off a shark?
A Comet Tale
What would happe if the Earth were to pass...
What would happe if the Earth were to pass through the tail of a comet?
If human adults are so superior when compared...
If human adults are so superior when compared to other animals, why are human babies so inferior?
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art houses an...
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art houses an incredible collection, including works by Pollock, Picasso, and Warhol.
programme Don't Tell My Mother
For some soccer superstars, life after...
For some soccer superstars, life after retirement means living like a pauper.
programme Soccer City
genre World Culture
An Octopus Picnic
An Octopus Picnic in the mountains lacking the...
An Octopus Picnic in the mountains lacking the taste of the sea.
programme Travelling Without Footprints
Heating up a...
In just six days these cheap and shipping...
In just six days these cheap and shipping containers in Liverpool will become economical and sustainable future homes.
programme Planet Mechanics Heavy Metal House
Contemporary scholars investigate huge...
Contemporary scholars investigate huge geometric markings made by the Nasca people 2,000 years ago on Peru's dry pampa.
programme Nasca Lines