How Do They Do It?
More lava lamps were sold in the 1960's than in any other time period. They were originally called astro globes!
How Do They Make Lava Lamps?
In the world of diamond mining, everything starts with a bang. Thousands of tons of rock are blasted each day in order to reach diamonds that form 93 miles below ground.
How Do They Mine Diamonds?
Ukuleles were first made in Portugal in 139 b.c. A good ukulele can take 40 hours to craft.
Baklava is the strudel's ancestor. Phyllo dough used to make baklava is named after the greek word for "leaf" since the dough needs to be "as thin as a leaf."
Longboards are twice as long and heavy as normal skateboards. Their increased stability makes them easier to master.
There are one million forklifts operating in the world at any given time. They can easily shift 16 tons of product.
It takes a village of craftspeople to make a traditional pair of Spanish espadrilles. We’ll introduce you to the two men who use ancient equipment to make the soles.
The Sole of an Espadrille
Every inch of cabin space is precious at Delta which is why they created Delta Economy Comfort seating.
Delta Economy Comfort Seating
Silk is used to make beautiful clothing, furniture and other luxurious materials. But the credit is due to the creepy, crawly little worms that create it!
Silk from Worm Spit
Fires can be a terrifying force of nature without a good way to control it. Thank goodness for the modern day fire extinguisher! But do you really know what makes it work?
Fight Fire with...Powder?
The Carnival Freedom is an enormous floating luxury hotel. So how does the crew manage to disembark 3,500 passengers, clean and prep the ship, and bring on 3,500 new cruise-goers? These employees must get quite a workout!
Work on a Giant Cruise Ship
How is curved glass created for buildings, doors, and homes? Flickinger Glassworks located in New York City is one of 10 companies who make custom curved glass today.
How Do They Make Curved Glass?
When staying at a fancy hotel you expect a good hot shower. So how do hotels provide hot showers for the thousands of guests they have each day?
How Do Hotels Always Have Hot Water?
From tall buildings to cars, steel is used everyday. How do engineers cut uncommon shapes into the strong material without using their hands? Laser precision technology may hold the answer.
How Do They Cut Steel?
How does Florida manage to provide multiple varieties of orange juice year-round for its customers across the nation?
How Is Orange Juice Made?
Ever wonder how ships stay clean? Find out how one of the world's largest shipping ports manages to keep some of the largest tanker ships on the sea.
How Do They Clean Ships