Have you ever wondered how aluminium foil is made? From adhesive bandages to contact lenses, find out how many of the everyday objects we use become the things they are.
Find out how champagne, ATMs and marine turbochargers are made.
On this episode of How It's Made: Sawhorses and Toolboxes; Sorbet Pops; School Buses.
In the mid 19th Century, a scheme was devised to unite Manhattan to Brooklyn, spanning the East River with the longest suspension bridge ever built. (FEATURE ARTICLE AVAILABLE)
January 19, 1995, sixteen oil rig workers' and two pilots' lives hang in the balance when their Super Puma helicopter is struck by lightning in a storm.
The Air-Crane heavy-lift helicopter is really big, totally cool and addictively watchable as it does extra-heavy, brute-force work with surgical precision.
March 23, 1994, RIA Flight 593 from Moscow to Hong Kong was routine in every respect. Then, in less than five minutes, it fell from the sky.
Each episode focuses on a single engineering specialty, like blasting, underwater construction, forensic engineering, robotics and virtual engineering.
Ryan and Dana don't have the know-how to take on any of the renos they want next. Once the demo goes deeper, the couple feels like the sky is falling.
Kevin takes us on a journey to discover how tradition, sustainability and contemporary design are combining to create a wave of exciting homes never seen before in our villages, towns and cities.
More everyday items are put under the microscope as we discover how pharmaceutical blister packs, deli slicers and weather vanes are made.
Find out how exercise bikes, cornish pastries, pasta makers, slate products.
What caused a part plane, part speedboat to suddenly explode mid-air?
Learn how Jaws of Life, artificial Christmas trees, soda crackers, and ratchets are made.
How do they make garden forks, English toffee, paint chip cards and Bundt pans?
The HMS Queen Elizabeth is a ship of record breaking proportions with cutting edge naval and aerial engineering.
Find out how combination wrenches, deli meats, golf carts, and airships are made.
Discover how cufflinks, blueberry turnovers, dashboards and earthenware pottery are made.
Oil pressure sensors, large format printing, heavy equipment simulators, head and neck restraints.
Ever wondered how everyday items such as heather gems, instant film, beet sugar and electric roadsters are made? Find out how these familiar objects are formed.
On this episode, wild west holsters, underwater video housings, soy beverages, and pet nail trimmers.
Follow a team of elite engineers and construction workers as they battle to build a 62km highway through one of Italy's most treacherous mountain ranges, the Apennines to link Florence with Bologna.
How do they make turf grass, beef jerky, wood chippers and bowling pins?
Find out how gears, leather watchbands, vitrelle dishesand kitchen shears (scissors) are made.
Find out how some of the greatest modern marvels are made.
On this episode, plasma gems, special effects snow and piano restoration.
After years of living apart with their separate children, Mike and Catherine are finally building an extraordinary straw bale together on top of a rocky outcrop in central Otego.
JP blames Bryan for giving his wife unrealistic expectations on renovation timelines. Bryan has to give JP's reno-TV-loving wife Julia a renovation reality check.
Burning the candle at both ends has taken its toll, and Bryan's down for the count at a critical time in the build.
Bryan focuses on getting the outside of the cottage completed. The sheer amount of work to install the roof weighs down Bryan, almost literally.
As more everyday items are put under the microscope, discover how manhole covers, artificial logs and snowmobiles are all made.
In this episode, the chefs must endure brutal heat as they cook to win on the sandy shores of the Andaman Sea.
Ross and Lisa foolishly allowed a family friend to do their home inspection for the price of a case of beer. While he told them a few things, he missed more than he saw.
This episode, we find out how surgical instruments, ketchup, double-decker buses and walking sticks are made.
From Lake Titicaca to the Sacred Valley, Julie immerses herself in a culture infused with secular traditions - some more appetising than others.
Have you ever wondered how things are made? Find out how the everyday objects people use become the things they are.
The Freedom of the Seas is an awesome megastructure using the most sophisticated technology in the world to create a ship like no other.
The President of Kazakhstan wants to build the ultimate entertainment centre for his new capital city. But how do you create a Mediterranean climate in a city where temperatures vary from minus 40 in winter to over 40 degrees in summer?
More everyday items are put under the microscope as we find out how jukeboxes, tortilla chips and spark plugs are made.
Picture your dream car: it probably looks like a Pagani Huayra. Have you ever wondered just how that machine was made?
Discover what it takes to manufacture microphones, hot tubs, astroturf and beer steins.
Join the classic crew as we go around the world to the birthplaces of your favourite cars.
On this episode of How It's Made: Indy Steering Wheels; Mixed Salad; Wind Turbines.
On this episode: paper umbrellas, coal, aircraft seats and urns.
Mariam's frustration with her home and her procrastinating husband have reached a boiling point. Can Bryan keep the waters calm? Or will it be rough sailing when she finds out Bryan's reno pick?
From the Hills Hoist in the backyard to the Holden Ute in the shed, follow HG Nelson on an expedition around the Aussie home to uncover the history and inner workings of famous Aussie inventions.
Mike is speechless when he discovers that Rocco and Stephanie's basement was finished over a crumbling foundation - and the problems keep piling up.
Find out how the following are made: retractable ballpoint pens; solar salt; tubas.
Find out how the following are made: custom running shoes; axes; racing karts; animatronics.
Find out how the following are made: metal golf clubs; waffles; custom wires and cables; train wheels.
Find out how the following are made: surfboards; stickers; sandwich cookies; concrete roofing tiles.
Ever wondered how everyday items such as folding kayaks, pinatas, garbage trucks and ceramic composite brake discs are made?
In this episode, the chefs head into Apache country, arriving on horseback as they begin their quest to win over the fiercest Native American warriors.
In this episode, the chefs head into the heart of the ancient Mayan world amidst the lush jungle of Belize, where the modern Mayans welcome them and treat them to traditional Mayan cuisine.
In this episode, the chefs find themselves in the backwater swamps of Louisiana where they must honour one of the most revered American culinary traditions: Cajun cooking.
Simon and Nancy are newlyweds with the backyard blues. The home inspector said nothing about their sagging deck or lifting fence. Mike Holmes will make it right.
Bahrain's distinctive World Trade Centre towers 240 metres above the Persian Gulf. With the world's first large-scale integration of wind turbines into a skyscraper the building runs off clean energy.
Find out how pressure cookers, mechanical singing birds, oceanographic buoys and stainless steel tanktrailers are made.
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