Saturday

1 June

  • 06:00 CAT

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 6, 17, Season 6 | Episode 17

    In this episode we learn all about surface tension, the best way to catch a drone, how to foot grab a Pogo Stick, and the secrets behind bike river jumps.

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  • 06:25 CAT

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 6, 18, Season 6 | Episode 18

    In this engineering special we discover the workings of the combustion engine, the secrets of airfoils, how pumps work, and the proper way to operate a chainsaw.

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  • 06:45 CAT

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 6, 13, Season 6 | Episode 13

    In this episode we learn all about icebergs, the many ways to hurt yourself jumping off a pier, and what to watch out for the next time you are biking over a teeter totter.

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  • 07:10 CAT

    Megafactories

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    Pyrotechnics, Season 1 | Episode 50

    Australia's Howard and Sons have been making fireworks for almost 100 years, now the reigns have been handed down to a new generation and they are breaking with tradition. Andrew and Christian Howard along with show designer Stuart Bensley are competing in the 2011 International Festival des Feux in Montreal with a new pyro musical, but will this break with convention see them leave Montreal with a crown or a frown?

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  • 08:00 CAT

    Megafactories

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    Speed Rail, Season 1 | Episode 25

    A closer look at the step-by-step process behind the making of the AGV – Alstom's high-tech, high-speed train of the future.

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  • 08:50 CAT

    Megafactories

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    Frito Lay, Season 1 | Episode 36

    Frito Lay goes through a million pounds of potatoes a day to make its variety of chips in preparation for the Fourth of July. Working with potatoes from farms scattered across North America, and using some of the most innovative processes in potato chip production, Frito Lay is a serious competitor in the chip market. Ultimate Factories takes a trip to Perry, Georgia to visit this almost million square foot facility as it works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to prepare for one of its busiest times of year.

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  • 09:40 CAT

    Megafactories

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    Coca Cola, Season 1 | Episode 17

    Going into labs with chemist/"beverage engineers" to see how they design new drinks *The world's largest bottle recycling plant in North Carolina just opened where we can see how any old bottles are transformed into the signature Coke bottle *The strange ingredients you'd never expect--like vanilla and nutmeg--that go into making Coke--millions of tons of them (they're the world's largest consumer of both) *Lots of HD stock available to show off bottlers/brands/assembly lines around the globe--plus any ads we want, old and new--that they'll provide to us *Concentrated Coke is produced in just 30 places around the globe and shipped out to 900 factories where water & sweetener is added--cool visual of tons of gallons of Coke moving through the streets of major cities. *Great characters at all stages of production--like 4th generation Coke employees working the bottle line in the first plant in Tennessee.

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  • 10:30 CAT

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 6, 17, Season 6 | Episode 17

    In this episode we learn all about surface tension, the best way to catch a drone, how to foot grab a Pogo Stick, and the secrets behind bike river jumps.

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  • 10:55 CAT

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 6, 18, Season 6 | Episode 18

    In this engineering special we discover the workings of the combustion engine, the secrets of airfoils, how pumps work, and the proper way to operate a chainsaw.

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  • 11:20 CAT

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 6, 19, Season 6 | Episode 19

    In this episode we take a deep dive into entropy, learn the secrets of bowling lane etiquette, and discover the best way to carve on a snowboard.

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  • 11:40 CAT

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 6, 20, Season 6 | Episode 20

    In this episode we learn about motorcycle flips, how to avoid hurt when attempting to parkour lache, and how to avoid humiliation when walking up stairs.

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  • 12:05 CAT

    Wicked Tuna

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    Purple Rain, Season 6 | Episode 10

    With just three weeks left in the season, the fleet learns that they will be facing major storm fronts over the next few days.

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  • 12:55 CAT

    Wicked Tuna

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    One For The Money, Season 8 | Episode 9

    The competition has been fierce all season, and with so many fish being caught, the quota will soon change from three bluefin a day to only one. The clock is ticking, and the pressure to catch pushes captains and crew to their breaking point. For some boats, this is their last chance to get ahead, but for others, it could mean the end of the line.

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  • 13:50 CAT

    Big, Bigger, Biggest

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    Metro, Season 3 | Episode 3

    Every morning over four million people descend into a vast network of tunnels beneath the city: The London Underground, also known as: The Tube. It's the biggest metro system in the Western world and a true masterpiece of subterranean construction. The Tube owes its success to four key inventions found in a series of landmark metros. At the heart of each lies a major breakthrough that allowed metros to tunnel ever further under our cities. One by one, travelling up the scale, we'll reveal the incredible stories behind these structures, and the inventions that made each network bigger than the last. Four ingenious leaps forward, from big, to bigger, into the Western world's biggest.

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  • 14:40 CAT

    Big, Bigger, Biggest

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    Prison, Season 3 | Episode 4

    Holding over 1400 of America's most dangerous prisoners, the North Branch Correctional Institution is one of the most secure prisons in the world. Over two thirds of the men at the prison have killed and most dream of escape. They are locked up in cells able to withstand bomb blasts and the prison is brimming with technology designed to keep them safe from each other. This film explores how the prison was made possible through a series of four historic engineering breakthroughs. The film explores the inner workings of four landmark prisons, including the formidable Tower of London and infamous Alcatraz Island. Each features a major technological innovation that allowed engineers to build more and more secure prisons. The film explores the development of perimeter fortifications, layers of surveillance and impenetrable cell design. Using stunning CGI animation, this film reveals the incredible stories behind these prisons and the inventions that have enabled them to become more secure. Four ingenious leaps forward that enabled prisons to become SAFER, TOUGHER and BIGGER.

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  • 15:30 CAT

    Big, Bigger, Biggest

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    Telescope, Season 2 | Episode 6

    This film reveals the technological leaps forward that have enabled the world's largest telescope - the Large Binocular Telescope - to be built. The telescope sits on a mountain in Arizona, over 3,000 metres above sea level. Like a giant pair of eyes, it stares up into the night sky. Equipped with two giant mirrors, it allows astronomers to see further into space than ever before. Capable of producing images of heavenly bodies with startling clarity, the LBT focuses its two giant mirrors on stars tens of millions of light years away from Earth. The film explores how this magnificent instrument was made possible through a series of six engineering breakthroughs. This film explores how six landmark telescopes contributed innovations towards its development, allowing astronomers to see ever deeper into space. Using high-end computer generated imagery that makes up 50% of the film, this film reveals the incredible stories behind these structures and the inventions that have allowed them to discover more about our universe. Six ingenious leaps forward that enabled telescopes to evolve …from BIG to BIGGER into the World's BIGGEST."

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  • 16:20 CAT

    Big, Bigger, Biggest

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    Tower, Season 3 | Episode 5

    Rising 610 metres tall, the Canton Tower is the tallest television tower in the world. It's required great leaps in technology to be built. In this film we explore the key historic towers that made these engineering breakthroughs. Using stunning CGI animation, we reveal the incredible stories behind the Washington Monument, the Eiffel Tower, Canada's CN Tower and the record-breaking Canton Tower, and the innovations that have enabled towers to grow in size. Four ingenious leaps forward that enabled towers to evolve …from BIG to BIGGER into the world's BIGGEST."

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  • 17:10 CAT

    Big, Bigger, Biggest

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    Canal Zone, Season 3 | Episode 1

    Through the rainforests of Central America stretches one of the biggest manmade marvels on the planet, the Panama Canal. A colossal engineering project aims to double the canal's capacity, almost a century after it was inaugurated. The Panama Canal owes its success to four key inventions found in a series of landmark canals. At the heart of each lies a major technological breakthrough that allows ever bigger ships to navigate landlocked areas. one by one travelling up the scale, we'll reveal the incredible stories behind these structures, and the inventions that allowed each one to carry tonnes more cargo than the last -- four ingenious leaps forward, from big, to bigger, into the Americas’ biggest.

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  • 18:05 CAT

    Big, Bigger, Biggest

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    Tunnel, Season 2 | Episode 5

    This film reveals the technological leaps forward that have allowed the world's longest Tunnel - the Gotthard Base Tunnel - to be built. The Gotthard Base Tunnel stretches 57 kilometres through the heart of the Swiss Alps. It is deeper than any other tunnel on Earth and paves the way for a vital high-speed rail link between Zurich and Milan. This film follows 2000 workers and four gigantic tunnel boring machines working flat-out to excavate 24 million tonnes of mountain rock to complete the tunnel. This film explores how this structure was made possible through a series of six engineering breakthroughs. We reveal how six landmark tunnels - including the Thames Tunnel and Channel Tunnel - each feature a major technological innovation that allowed engineers to bore ever further into the earth. Using high-end computer generated imagery that makes up 50% of the film, we'll reveal the incredible stories behind these tunnels and the inventions that have enabled tunnels to grow ever longer. Six ingenious leaps forward that enabled tunnels to evolve …from BIG to BIGGER into the World's BIGGEST.

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  • 19:00 CAT

    Tracing Heritage

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    Unfamiliar Territory, Season 1 | Episode 2

    Host George Young travels across China to experience ancient cultures that have been kept alive. He meets with masters of their craft. George encounters a silk weaver and explores the lavish mansions built from the silk trade. He tries his hand in making tofu, and examines how Traditional Chinese Medicine remains relevant today. Finally, he takes on a dangerous stint with iron molten fireworks performers. Through these firsthand experiences, George aims to reconnect with his own Chinese heritage.

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  • 19:50 CAT

    Car S.O.S.

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    Citroen 2cv, Season 7 | Episode 10

    Tim and Fuzz travel to Manchester to secretly steal away Stephen's 1983 Citroen 2CV, a quirky French economy car that was once the pride and joy of owner Stephen. When the boys arrive to steal the car away they discover that it has been stripped down to its component parts and looks more like a jigsaw than a car. Owner Stephen has been suffering from stage 4 throat cancer and his family hope that getting his 2CV back on the road will help give him a new lease of life.

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  • 20:45 CAT

    The Border

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    Murder Capital, Season 5 | Episode 7

    In this episode of The Border, we get a unique view of Cuidad Juarez, one of the most dangerous cities in the world.

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  • 21:35 CAT

    Drugs Inc.

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    Ketamine, Season 2 | Episode 3

    Ketamine is the drug of a choice for a new generation. It's cheap, easy to get hold of and incredibly powerful. The versatile nature of this 21st century narcotic means it's popular both out on the party scene and as an intense hallucinogenic trip at home. This film tells the story of Ketamine's rise to prominence in the last 5 years through the experiences of smugglers in India, dealers in the USA, cops in Canada and one addict in England who's paid a terrible price for his addiction.

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  • 22:30 CAT

    Banged Up Abroad

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    Fast, Furious and Busted, Season 9 | Episode 8

    When hot-shot street racer Rick learns that his girlfriend is pregnant, he worries that he doesnt earn enough money to support a family. When his friend Jimmy offers him the chance to earn some cash stealing radios from cars, Rick is nervous but tempted. He goes along with Jimmy, as a lookout but soon he is breaking into cars himself. Fuelled by the thrill of easy money he steals again and again, moving his crime spree online. But when one of his victims threatens to kill him unless he returns the money, Rick is desperate. He resorts to organized car theft but is betrayed by his friend and ends up being busted.

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  • 23:20 CAT

    Taboo USA

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    Strange Medicine, Season 1 | Episode 10

    In a country, where over 10 million people a year undergo cosmetic surgery, it is not uncommon to turn to the knife for aesthetic improvements. However in West Palm Beach, FL there is one surgeon who pushes the boundary of acceptable procedures having completed over 15,000 leg lengthening surgeries. In Homestead, FL, a health enthusiast chooses instead to embrace snakes by injecting their venom into his veins. Claiming that the venom is responsible for his good health, he has been injecting this potentially fatal serum for over 20 years. And, in Brooklyn, NY a certified leech therapist believes that these parasitic creatures can help heal clients suffering from ailments ranging from allergies to infertility. Could he be correct?

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  • 00:10 CAT

    Hard Time Compilations

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    Homeward Bound, Season 1 | Episode 5

    Most inmates look forward to getting out of prison. But for those who've been locked up long-term, freedom can be more terrifying than life behind bars. A gang member, a murderer and a violent felon are all due to be released, but prison is where they're most at home. How will they survive on the outside?

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  • 01:00 CAT

    Tracing Heritage

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    Unfamiliar Territory, Season 1 | Episode 2

    Host George Young travels across China to experience ancient cultures that have been kept alive. He meets with masters of their craft. George encounters a silk weaver and explores the lavish mansions built from the silk trade. He tries his hand in making tofu, and examines how Traditional Chinese Medicine remains relevant today. Finally, he takes on a dangerous stint with iron molten fireworks performers. Through these firsthand experiences, George aims to reconnect with his own Chinese heritage.

    Go to show
  • 01:50 CAT

    Car S.O.S.

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    Citroen 2cv, Season 7 | Episode 10

    Tim and Fuzz travel to Manchester to secretly steal away Stephen's 1983 Citroen 2CV, a quirky French economy car that was once the pride and joy of owner Stephen. When the boys arrive to steal the car away they discover that it has been stripped down to its component parts and looks more like a jigsaw than a car. Owner Stephen has been suffering from stage 4 throat cancer and his family hope that getting his 2CV back on the road will help give him a new lease of life.

    Go to show
  • 02:35 CAT

    The Border

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    Murder Capital, Season 5 | Episode 7

    In this episode of The Border, we get a unique view of Cuidad Juarez, one of the most dangerous cities in the world.

    Go to show
  • 03:25 CAT

    Big, Bigger, Biggest

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    Metro, Season 3 | Episode 3

    Every morning over four million people descend into a vast network of tunnels beneath the city: The London Underground, also known as: The Tube. It's the biggest metro system in the Western world and a true masterpiece of subterranean construction. The Tube owes its success to four key inventions found in a series of landmark metros. At the heart of each lies a major breakthrough that allowed metros to tunnel ever further under our cities. One by one, travelling up the scale, we'll reveal the incredible stories behind these structures, and the inventions that made each network bigger than the last. Four ingenious leaps forward, from big, to bigger, into the Western world's biggest.

    Go to show
  • 04:15 CAT

    Big, Bigger, Biggest

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    Prison, Season 3 | Episode 4

    Holding over 1400 of America's most dangerous prisoners, the North Branch Correctional Institution is one of the most secure prisons in the world. Over two thirds of the men at the prison have killed and most dream of escape. They are locked up in cells able to withstand bomb blasts and the prison is brimming with technology designed to keep them safe from each other. This film explores how the prison was made possible through a series of four historic engineering breakthroughs. The film explores the inner workings of four landmark prisons, including the formidable Tower of London and infamous Alcatraz Island. Each features a major technological innovation that allowed engineers to build more and more secure prisons. The film explores the development of perimeter fortifications, layers of surveillance and impenetrable cell design. Using stunning CGI animation, this film reveals the incredible stories behind these prisons and the inventions that have enabled them to become more secure. Four ingenious leaps forward that enabled prisons to become SAFER, TOUGHER and BIGGER.

    Go to show
  • 05:05 CAT

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 6, 19, Season 6 | Episode 19

    In this episode we take a deep dive into entropy, learn the secrets of bowling lane etiquette, and discover the best way to carve on a snowboard.

    Go to show
  • 05:30 CAT

    Science of Stupid

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    Science of Stupid 6, 20, Season 6 | Episode 20

    In this episode we learn about motorcycle flips, how to avoid hurt when attempting to parkour lache, and how to avoid humiliation when walking up stairs.

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