When it comes to daring stunts and outrageous pranks, we often wonder: What were they thinking? This high-octane series tries to find some answers.
With custom-built cameras attached to their bodies, animals from nine species offer a rare and intimate glimpse into their lives.
Education can be fun and funny. Comedian Adam Conover bursts misconceptions, deconstructs topics and leaves with positive takeaways.
Curious kids Emma and her big brother Tim observe different animals as they make their way through various life milestones, from birth to adulthood.
This documentary takes a deep dive into the benefits, dangers and lingering questions around Kratom leaf as an alternative to opioid painkillers.
Mothers and medical professionals speak about their experiences with the increasingly controversial practice of Caesarean deliveries in Brazil.
Baffling symptoms. Controversial diagnoses. Costly treatments. Seven people with chronic illnesses search for answers and relief.
Traversing disciplines from physics to psychology, nine scientists share ideas and seek common ground by delving into deep existential questions.
This eye-opening look at the fast-growing medical device industry reveals how the rush to innovate can lead to devastating consequences for patients.
Six young women, who each live near one of Earth's major rivers, share how the Waterschool environmental education program has impacted their lives.
This documentary series explores the stories behind history's most fascinating innovations, including games, technology, sports, medicine and more.
A team of skilled contractors and designers hosted by Antonio Sabato Jr. renovates houses, cabins and even RVs, transforming properties in one day.
Combining combat and firearms expertise, hosts Terry Schappert and Larry Zanoff dissect Hollywood action scenes and put them to the plausibility test.
Scientists and survivors revisit the harrowing EF5 twister that ripped through Moore in 2013 and explore the challenges of predicting extreme weather.
This NOVA program investigates deadly train accidents and explores how technological advances can help make travel by rail safer and more efficient.
An Italian company attempts to build the world's most luxurious cruise ship, but must navigate an ocean of financial and safety concerns to do so.
Five years after the nuclear crisis in Fukushima, a new generation of nuclear engineers grapples with the future of this controversial power source.
A team of scientists discovers ancient rock-cut tombs while uncovering how the first settlers of the Himalayas arrived, adapted and lived.
Historians, boat builders and experts examine the tale of Noah's Ark, studying ancient texts and attempting to rebuild a forerunner of the Ark itself.
From lithium-ion to flow batteries, host David Pogue delves into innovations in energy storage that could help power a greener future.
Researchers and educators highlight the gaps in the U.S. education system and share their visions for innovative and meaningful learning environments.
Engineers join the race to design cutting-edge robots capable of performing human tasks, but major technical and ethical challenges lie ahead.
Scientists venture onto the ice to find out why krill, creatures crucial to the Antarctic ecosystem, are disappearing at an alarming rate.
Neuroscientists study the mechanisms of memory to explore a challenging idea: that memory is malleable and can be shaped by not only ourselves.
The theory that rocks on Earth gave birth to key minerals may inspire people to look at these ho-hum objects with a newfound appreciation.
Scientists and experts discuss the brilliant mind of Albert Einstein, whose theories and ideas changed the way humanity views the world.
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes Nepal in April 2015. Scientists race to calculate the impact and devise ways to mitigate future disasters.
A concealed chamber in South Africa houses hundreds of human remains that may help fill a gap in history and reveal the true origins of our species.
Amid the ever-changing cyberwar landscape, the powerful National Security Agency is viewed with a mixture of awe and fear around the world.
In the darkest depths of the oceans, species generate light to hunt, mate and communicate, while scientists seek ways to harness their power.
Sir John Franklin's search for the Northwest Passage ended in tragedy in 1848. In 2014, a team of scientists sets out to find one of his lost ships.
Officials and experts discuss violent radicalization in the internet age and how governments leverage technology and psychology to address new thre...
Narrated by Jeff Bridges, this compelling documentary examines some incredible achievements of engineering from across the globe.
An in-depth look at the designers, programmers and wild personalities who are revolutionizing virtual reality and global gaming culture.
Four scientists offer a sweeping yet intimate exploration of Peru's majestic coastline by land, sea and air.
In this vivid series about the wonders of science, the Wu-Tang Clan's GZA travels far and wide to meet innovators who are changing our world.