Next Episode of Outrageous Acts of Science is
Season 8 / Episode 4 and airs on 19 January 2017 02:00
The internet is ridden with clips of people doing crazy, hilarious and downright amazing things and on Outrageous Acts of Science, we highlight the cream of the crop. From human powered flying machines in Canada, space explorers in the UK, backwards talking girls in the US and the New Zealander that built a robot rock band the show counts down a definitive top 20 clips of people doing the extraordinary in each episode. With episodes dedicated to homemade inventions, human guinea pigs, nature obsessed thrillers and pure danger junkies the team of scientists deconstruct and explain how each action in the clip worked, how risky it was and above all exactly why it shouldn't be tried at home.
Find out how to do it like a boss. Features a record-breaking butt skipper, a woman restraining four motorcycles, and the fastest downhill bike ride ever. These guys reveal the very best of human ingenuity and perseverance by doing it like a boss.
Smashing fruit with a 9-inch nail launcher; creating and destroying a giant sandcastle; kissing cobras.
A count down the best builds on the web; a seafaring super car; bees that can 3D print, jet powered wings that make man fly.
A close call with a humpback whale; a plane that flies using circular wings; painful ant bites; a glow stick explosion.
A crow that communicates, a very speedy tractor, a silly putty axe, a monster crane lift, and a surfing motorcycle.
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