Petrol stations sprang up all over Britain in the 1920s. Chris Barrie races petrol-powered vehicles from this era: the Bentley, a Brough Superior motorcycle, the De Havilland Moth plane and more.
The death of Princess Diana. The rise of Pauline Hanson. The Port Arthur Massacre. Take a look back at the 1990s biggest moments in news, TV, movies, music, pop culture, sport and politics.
One hacked password or questionable click of a mouse can have a devastating effect on your life and finances. National Geographic reveals the tricks to keep you and your identity safe from scammers.
Find out how to use Newton’s law of inertia to whip a tablecloth out from under the objects on it. Put your skull to good use in amplifying the reach of your electronic key fob in large car parks.
From jumping into a bin to attempting to head banging, Richard Hammond brings you the world’s most jaw-dropping amateur stunts gone wrong.
From standing on a moving motorcycle to attempting the high jump, Richard Hammond brings you the world’s most jaw-dropping amateur stunts gone wrong.
Move over vampires, zombies are the newest pop culture phenomenon. Enter Haiti's mysterious world of voodoo magic where zombies have their roots, and uncover evidence of real-life zombification.
Conspiracy theories about UFOs abound. Conduct a desert stakeout, examine recent sightings, visit a crash site and meet a man who’s been in a flying saucer to locate clues as to what exactly they are.
An explosion rips a hole in a new DC-10. Investigators locate a serious problem in the plane's rear cargo door. When the manufacturer fails to fix the design flaw, tragedy strikes two years later.
A South African 747 is mid-way over the Indian Ocean when the plane fills with smoke and plummets. Recovery operations are launched and rumours swirl. Did illegal weapons bring down Flight 295?
The railway connecting China to Tibet is a breathtaking feat that crosses one of the most remote, extreme environments on Earth. Follow the epic five year construction of the world’s highest railway.
Formula Rossa - The ultimate speed roller coaster is part of the world's largest indoor theme park - Ferrari World on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates.
To keep up with the phenomenal demand for its beer, this Mexican mega-brewery can brew, bottle, pack and ship 20 million bottles of Corona in just 24 hours.
From running through walls to jumping on rollerblades, Richard Hammond explains the science behind the world’s most jaw-dropping amateur stunts gone wrong.
From climbing a lamp post to breakdancing, Richard Hammond explains the science behind the world’s most jaw-dropping amateur stunts gone wrong.
From sky diving to fire skipping, Richard Hammond brings you the world’s most jaw-dropping amateur stunts gone wrong.
From playing dodgeball to taking selfies, Richard Hammond brings you the world’s most jaw-dropping amateur stunts gone wrong.
In early 2011, a freak inland tsunami smashed through Queensland bringing widespread destruction. This is the story of Australia’s greatest flood, caught on camera by those who lived through it.
Leonardo DiCaprio travels the world and uses unprecedented access to speak to leaders including Barack Obama, Elon Musk and Pope Francis in the hopes of uncovering potential solutions to climate change’s devastating impact on the planet.
Actor, director and pop culture icon Ben Still sits down with host Nei deGrasse Tyson before he is joined in the Hall of the Universe by co-host Chuck Nice and Astrophysicist Charles Liu to discuss science in the movies.
A group of underwater cave enthusiasts and mountaineering organisations explore China’s Guangxi Zhang Autonomous Region. Never before filmed, these underwater caves are home to species not yet discovered.
The team are getting under the hood of NASA's DSS-14 Mars antenna to swap out a critical part of the enormous hydrostatic bearing allowing it to resume its acute tracking capabilities.
Top Gear host Richard Hammond finds the Troll A gas platform - the largest object ever moved by man - hides a farm building, racing car and a pot plant, among other elements, deep in its DNA.
After a 51 day stand-off with religious cult the Branch Davidians, the FBI launch an assault and the resulting violence kills nearly 80 people. Was the charismatic cult leader to blame, or the FBI?
After taking off with a major storm on the horizon, Copa Airlines Flight 201 disappears from radar over one of the remotest jungles on Earth.
Mid-air hijack? Pilot error? Mechanical breakdown? Follow aviation experts as they determine what went wrong and work to prevent these horrific accidents from happening again.
Modern prisons are brimming with technology. Explore the inner workings and incredible stories behind four landmark prisons that allowed engineers to build safer, tougher and bigger prisons.
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