How Stuff Works: Season 1

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Science Documentary hosted by Gabe Doran, published by Discovery Channel in 2010 - English narration

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How Stuff Works: Season 1 How Stuff Works is about the stuff that makes the world go ‘round. It’s truly incredible to see the ingenious lengths people go to in order to extract rubber and iron, corn and wheat, and water and salt from the earth. Equally amazing is the number of different and varied products that can be derived from something so fundamental. The stuff that surrounds us is generally taken for granted, overlooked because of its relative simplicity and abundance. But, the real stories about the commodities that fill our lives and how they work are totally fascinating and filled with amazing and unexpected details.

[edit] Corn

A look of all the possibilities corn can be used for something other than a food, such as used in medical research or as a fuel additive.

[edit] Timber

An examination on how timber effects the world, along with time-tested logging operations and tree farms of today.

[edit] Aluminum

A close look at aluminum and its many uses, such as soda cans, reflectors in lasers, airplanes and even bullet proof glass.

[edit] Steel

From bridges to battleships steel is a hardcore metal that's inspired cutting-edge technologies since the Industrial Revolution.

[edit] Water

An examination of water and its role it plays for life-forms and generating electricity.

[edit] Salt

We delve into the science of salt, the prehistoric, life-sustaining mineral that has 14,000 known uses from seasoning food to so much more.

[edit] Wheat

Nutritional and versatile, wheat isn't just for food anymore. Explore its surprising uses in everything from brewing beverages to building houses.

[edit] Rubber

A closer look at the many uses of rubber, which ranges from the making of basketballs to its uses for special effects on a movie set.

[edit] Turkey

How Stuff Works examines the turkey looking at its biology and how farms raise turkeys from eggs to adulthood. It also looks at the processing of turkey meat and the industrial applications of turkey products.

[edit] Lead

Lead has gone from a dangerous to indispensable product that is evolving past its former stigma to become an integral part of our daily lives.

[edit] Beer

A discussion between brewers and connoisseurs is held discussing innovations in creating beer.

[edit] Coffee

From Colombia to coffeehouse we talk to farmers, baristas, and everyone in between about the incredible beverage that fuels the World.

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  • Video: Codec: x264 CALVC Main@L3.1
  • Video: Bitrate: CRF-21 (~1946 Kbps)
  • Video: Resolution: 832 x 468
  • Video: Aspect Ratio: 1.778 (16:9)
  • Audio: Codec: AAC LC
  • Audio: Bitrate: 128 Kbps VBR 48KHz
  • Audio: Channels: stereo (2/0)
  • Audio: English
  • Run-Time: 43mins
  • Framerate: 29.971 fps
  • Number of Parts: 12
  • Part Size 594 MB
  • Container: Mp4
  • Source: DVDRip
  • Encoded by: Harry65

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