The same basic rule applies to building a cubby as building a house - measure it three times, build it once. This program explores the use of measurement when designing something, and touches briefly on the concept of building to a scale. We visit an architect's office and see the role of computers in modern building design.
How do you design a meal that meets certain criteria? This program looks at the role recipes, ingredients, utensils and culinary flair all play when it comes to preparing food. We follow the methodical steps taken to make a chocolate cake and demonstrate the correct use of cooking utensils.
Can we stop wasting food scraps, have a green thumb and keep worms happy and healthy all at the same time? This program shows that the answer is clearly "yes"! One of nature's perfect ecosystems is explored in this program as children set about building the ideal worm farm.
A deeply personal memoir about a deaf boy growing up, his deaf grandfather growing old, and Ludwig van Beethoven the year he was blindsided by deafness and wrote his iconic sonata.
Enter the minds of one of history's most misunderstood bands. With hits such as Whip It and Freedom of Choice, they shared a trailblazing environmental message but were often mocked. Forty years later, we ask: were Devo right?
This episode explores the personal and musical development of this iconic rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. Contributors include Clapton's touring band members and session musicians, producers, photographers, journalists, and industry experts. Marcella Detroit recalls the hedonistic rock and roll tours fraught with excess and overindulgence. Back-up singer Tessa Niles and renowned bassist Nathan East share their intimate memories of helping to support and work through Clapton's grief of the untimely death of his son.