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Extreme Constructions: complete series

5.6 mln views. We discuss constructions that redefined what was possible: Suez Canal, Paris Metro, Meraviglia Cruise Ship and the Thunder Boat.

The Moon Landing – World’s Greatest Hoax?

7.5 mln views. When astronauts took their first steps on the moon in 1969, the world was split into two categories: those who believe and those who don’t.

The incredible engineering behind Japan’s floating airport

What is it about? The Kansai International Airport is just that - and island built to provide the space for...

А man who was inside Chernobyl reactor

11 mln views. This episode is about a man who, between 1988 and 2010, has been inside the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant many times.

How Do Sinkholes Form?

13 mln views. Most of us think about erosion on the surface of the earth, but erosion can occur in the subsurface as well.

Digging Deep: Inside The World’s Biggest Tunnel Megaprojects

Faroe Islands undersea roundabout, Norway's cruise ship tunnel, Chicago's tunnels, Mont Cenis base tunnel, Brenner base tunnel, Austria tunnels.

Why Tokyo’s metro is profitable and New York City’s isn’t

Japan’s train system is ranked the most efficient in the world, according to Statista. The United States is tied with Azerbaijan for 11th best.

Top 5 Zaha Hadid Building Projects

Zaha Hadid's top five greatest contributions to architecture.

15 most impressive bridges in the world

Bridges serve as vital transportation links but can also be magnificent feats of engineering, art, and architecture.

Machu Picchu 101

Built without the use of mortar, metal tools, or the wheel, Machu Picchu stands as an archaeological wonder of the ancient world.

How an 18th century sailing battleship works

Fly through a wooden warship from the age of sail.

How Britain Built its Top Secret MI6 HQ

James Bond's London office is more than just a movie set. The building has been the headquarters of the Secret Intelligence Service since 1994.

The engineering marvel called Panama canal

The Panama Canal shortcut greatly reduces the time for ships to travel between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

Japan’s levitating bullet trains explained

Japan is building the fastest commercial train line in the world - by removing wheels from the equation.

Ice Pilots

Buffalo Airways flies WWII-era piston powered propeller planes as well as Lockheed L-188 Electra turboprop aircraft year-round in northern Canada.

How bridges are built over water 

It turns out there are three main techniques for the construction of such bridges and they are battered piles, cofferdams, and caissons.

Tree-covered skyscrapers aren’t actually that green

When you take off the rose-coloured glasses, just how green are these green skyscrapers? How is vegetation even maintained so high above the ground?

Guangzhou autonomous bus experience

Guangzhou has a total of four autonomous bus routes, and the one I'm taking you on today is one that doesn't require tickets or reservations.

Hindenburg Disaster – Real Footage (1937)

This original footage shows impressive shots of the Hindenburg flying over Lakehurst, New Jersey, and includes the famous crash.

The Logistics of Airplane Food

This video goes behind the scenes at the UK’s largest inflight caterer whose challenge it is to keep millions of travelers’ taste buds tantalized.

The Wright Brothers test flight in 1909

Despite a plane crash, the military extended the contract with the Wright Brothers who designed another craft, the Military Flyer.

Street Racing Legend – 1970 Dodge Challenger

The 1970 Dodge Challenger was a piece of legend in Detroit. Learn the story behind this car and how it made its way back on to the streets.