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National Geographic


Premiering on National Geographic Channel breaks down the Science of Stupid as the series returns to reveal the physics, biology and chemistry at play behind these misguided adventurers’ daring feats.  Separating fact from friction, acclaimed presenter Richard Hammond guides viewers through viral videos, offering a crash-course in everything from gravitational potential energy to optimum trajectory with the assistance of custom-made animations and super slow motion cinematography.  See what happens – and why – when flying dirt bikers take a nosedive, would-be crowd surfers underestimate gravity’s effects and would-be hotshots attempt to water ski without skis.  It may just be water they hit, but it is the equivalent of being hit in the face by a five kilogram bag of flour at 40 kilometres per hour.  And, find out why riding a Segway has never been less glamorous,...
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