How Do They Do It?

How Do They Do It?

2006 - 2016, Other, Science, Technology
Ordinary objects that are products of the most scientific engineering processes.
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Episode Guide

  • How Do They Do It? - Leather; Grand Canal; Flyboard (Season 10 Episode 20)
    Season 10 Episode 20:

    Leather; Grand Canal; Flyboard

    Leather; grand canal; flyboard.

  • How Do They Do It? - Chinamax/Russian Standard/Abalone (Season 10 Episode 18)
    Season 10 Episode 18:

    Chinamax/Russian Standard/Abalone

    Chinamax; Russian standard; abalone.

  • How Do They Do It? - Russian Dolls; Aloe Vera; Flags (Season 10 Episode 17)
    Season 10 Episode 17:

    Russian Dolls; Aloe Vera; Flags

  • How Do They Do It? - Ball Bearings; Cartoonists' Ink; False Eyes (Season 10 Episode 16)
    Season 10 Episode 16:

    Ball Bearings; Cartoonists' Ink; False Eyes

    Find out how ball-bearings are manufactured, what goes into cartoonist's ink and how false eyes are made.

  • How Do They Do It? - Kamaz Trucks/Hair Care/Canton Tower (Season 10 Episode 15)
    Season 10 Episode 15:

    Kamaz Trucks/Hair Care/Canton Tower

    Find out how products are manufactured around the world; this episode features information on Kamaz trucks, products for the hair, and the Canton Tower.

  • How Do They Do It? - Wrecker Trucks/Roquefort/Tree Moving (Season 10 Episode 13)
    Season 10 Episode 13:

    Wrecker Trucks/Roquefort/Tree Moving

    In this episode, find out how wrecker trucks are built, how Roquefort cheese is produced, and how trees are transported.

  • How Do They Do It? - Pistachios/Forbidden City/Radar (Season 10 Episode 12)
    Season 10 Episode 12:

    Pistachios/Forbidden City/Radar

    How they make pistachios; what is the Forbidden City; producing radars.

  • How Do They Do It? - Lion Dance; Tunnel; Super Sopper (Season 10 Episode 11)
    Season 10 Episode 11:

    Lion Dance; Tunnel; Super Sopper

    Lion dance; tunnel; super sopper.

  • How Do They Do It? - Skydiving Suits; Surstromming; Hemp-crete (Season 9 Episode 20)
    Season 9 Episode 20:

    Skydiving Suits; Surstromming; Hemp-crete

    A skydiving suit that makes a man fly; making the world's smelliest food; turning weeds into walls.

  • How Do They Do It? - The Social Network; Zubrowka; Aerial Cable Car (Season 9 Episode 19)
    Season 9 Episode 19:

    The Social Network; Zubrowka; Aerial Cable Car

    How to connect a billion people across the world; using grass to make vodka; building the world's most expensive cable car.

  • How Do They Do It? - Rayon; Snuff; Cola (Season 9 Episode 18)
    Season 9 Episode 18:

    Rayon; Snuff; Cola

    How to turn trees into clothing and cloth; how to make English snuff; how to make fizzy drinks.

  • How Do They Do It? - Tennis balls; surround sound; steak (Season 9 Episode 17)
    Season 9 Episode 17:

    Tennis balls; surround sound; steak

    Making and testing tennis balls; the ultimate surround sound home cinema system; supplying New York with the finest steaks.

  • How Do They Do It? - Stuntmen; Seabreacher; Amber (Season 9 Episode 16)
    Season 9 Episode 16:

    Stuntmen; Seabreacher; Amber

    How stuntmen survive a day of being knocked down and beaten up; how they make a watercraft that can swim like a dolphin; how they mine precious amber.

  • How Do They Do It? - Tequila; Steam powered Megacity; Soft ice cream (Season 9 Episode 15)
    Season 9 Episode 15:

    Tequila; Steam powered Megacity; Soft ice cream

    A drink made from cactus; New York City uses steam; making soft ice cream.

  • How Do They Do It? - Liferafts; Mind Control; Stamps (Season 9 Episode 14)
    Season 9 Episode 14:

    Liferafts; Mind Control; Stamps

    Building a liferaft that will hold 150 people; golfers improve their shots with mind control; designing Jubilee postage stamps.

  • How Do They Do It? - Guitars, Rope Access, Fast Tractor (Season 9 Episode 13)
    Season 9 Episode 13:

    Guitars, Rope Access, Fast Tractor

    Crafting the finest classical guitars; how climbers keep the blades turning on a 100-meter wind turbine; making America's ultimate mowing machine.

  • How Do They Do It? - Vanilla, Anchors, Lighters (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    Vanilla, Anchors, Lighters

    How do they grow the world's favorite ice cream flavor; build the anchors for the world's largest ships; produce 12 million lighters a year.

  • How Do They Do It? - Almonds, Snowblower, Detergents (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    Almonds, Snowblower, Detergents

    How billions of bees produce a million tons of California almonds; clearing snow to keep Norway's planes flying; removing the toughest stains.

  • How Do They Do It? - Chewing Gum; Fish Hooks; Legoland (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    Chewing Gum; Fish Hooks; Legoland

    How to turn rubber into chewing gum; making a fish hook to catch a shark; building the models at the world's largest Legoland.

  • How Do They Do It? - Cruise Ship, Truffles, Asphalt (Season 8 Episode 20)
    Season 8 Episode 20:

    Cruise Ship, Truffles, Asphalt

    Navigating a cruise ship under a low bridge; locating Alba's famous white truffles; mining Trinidad's natural asphalt lake.

  • How Do They Do It? - 24 Hours of Daytona, Rum (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    24 Hours of Daytona, Rum

    Kepping a car on the road in a 24 hour race; turning sweet sugar cane into rum.

  • How Do They Do It? - EPISODE: 7 (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    EPISODE: 7

    How roulette wheels are made; making the world's purest olive oil; transforming a rusty wreck into a classic Batmobile.

  • How Do They Do It? - EPISODE: 6 (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    EPISODE: 6

    How an oyster grows a perfect pearl; how they put the twist in classic Pennsylvania pretzels; how they build Venice's traditional gondolas.

  • How Do They Do It? - Swiss Cheese; Tanks; British Library (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    Swiss Cheese; Tanks; British Library

    How Swiss cheese gets its holes; restoring a classic battle tank; robotic librarians run one of the world's biggest book collections.

  • How Do They Do It? - EPISODE: 1 (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    EPISODE: 1

  • How Do They Do It? - UPS; Matches (Season 7 Episode 20)
    Season 7 Episode 20:

    UPS; Matches

    Turning trees into matches; how does UPS get a package to your door in 24 hours.

  • How Do They Do It? - Off-Road; Western saddles; flour & cakes (Season 7 Episode 19)
    Season 7 Episode 19:

    Off-Road; Western saddles; flour & cakes

    Off-Road; Western saddles; flour & cakes.

  • How Do They Do It? - Underground Mine; Shotguns (Season 7 Episode 18)
    Season 7 Episode 18:

    Underground Mine; Shotguns

    How lead is mined; how shotguns are made and tested.

  • How Do They Do It? - Bread; lawnmowers (Season 7 Episode 17)
    Season 7 Episode 17:

    Bread; lawnmowers

    Building the world's fastest lawnmower; setting the price of bread; how coconuts clean water.

  • How Do They Do It? - Blaze Cops, Oaked Wine (Season 7 Episode 16)
    Season 7 Episode 16:

    Blaze Cops, Oaked Wine

    How do they tell how fires start; making wine from Oak trees.

  • How Do They Do It? - Car Batteries; Chocolate; Toothbrushes (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    Car Batteries; Chocolate; Toothbrushes

    Converting sulphuric acid and lead into 100 million car batteries; turning cacao beans into bars of chocolate; how toothbrushes clean our teeth.

  • How Do They Do It? - Sugar Sweet (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    Sugar Sweet

    Sugar sweet; fish farming; speed suits.

  • How Do They Do It? - Money; Shoes (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    Money; Shoes

    How currency is designed and printed; how leather is turned into shoes.

  • How Do They Do It? - Airplane Tires; Six Shooters; Artificial Turf (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    Airplane Tires; Six Shooters; Artificial Turf

    How airplane tires grip the runway; firing the fastest gun in the west; installing artificial turf.

  • How Do They Do It? - Crash Testing; Books; Margarine (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    Crash Testing; Books; Margarine

    Protection in a car crash; how books are printed; how oil becomes margarine.

  • How Do They Do It? - Money movers; big game fish; bagpipes (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Money movers; big game fish; bagpipes

    Moving cash safely; catching big game fish; music of the bagpipes.

  • How Do They Do It? - Sponges; cabbie knowledge (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Sponges; cabbie knowledge

    Diving for sponges; how cab drivers know the way.

  • How Do They Do It? - Tabasco, Marble, Umbrellas (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Tabasco, Marble, Umbrellas

    How marble was mined for Washington Monument; making Tabasco sauce; storm proof umbrellas.

  • How Do They Do It? - Diggers; Thai Sauce; Willis Tower Skydeck (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Diggers; Thai Sauce; Willis Tower Skydeck

    The world's most versatile construction machines; the journey of beans to Thai sauce; how they maintain the Willis Tower Skydeck in Chicago.

  • How Do They Do It? - Fire extinguisher, cruise liner  (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Fire extinguisher, cruise liner

    How phosphates put out fires; refueling and resupplying a cruise ship.

  • How Do They Do It? - Peanut Butter, Breaking Points (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Peanut Butter, Breaking Points

    How to harvest, roast and turn peanuts into peanut butter; testing every device at home.

  • How Do They Do It? - Irish stout; silk; canned soup. (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Irish stout; silk; canned soup.

    Examining the production of Irish stout, the use of silkworms to make gunpowder bags and clothes, and how soup is put into cans

  • How Do They Do It? - Military helicopters; metro systems; engineering artificial reefs. (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    Military helicopters; metro systems; engineering artificial reefs.

    Making military helicopters; metro systems; engineering artificial reefs.

  • How Do They Do It? - Large aquarium, making sapphire, Bentleys. (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    Large aquarium, making sapphire, Bentleys.

    Large aquarium; making sapphires; Bentleys.

  • How Do They Do It? - Design airplane parachutes, Create solar power, Make photochromic lenses. (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    Design airplane parachutes, Create solar power, Make photochromic lenses.

    Designing airplane parachutes; solar power; sunglasses.

  • How Do They Do It? - Work in 600-degree Heat, Make Champagne, Expand Ports.  (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Work in 600-degree Heat, Make Champagne, Expand Ports.

    Working in 600-degree heat; making champagne; expanding a port.

  • How Do They Do It? - Blast Through Rock, Map Earth, Provide Flowers Year-Round.  (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    Blast Through Rock, Map Earth, Provide Flowers Year-Round.

    Blasting through rocks; mapping Earth; providing flowers year round.

  • How Do They Do It? - Make Assembly Line Robots, Seal Wine Bottles, Desalinatize Sea Water. (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Make Assembly Line Robots, Seal Wine Bottles, Desalinatize Sea Water.

    Designing assembly lines; sealing wine bottles; removing salt from sea water.

  • How Do They Do It? - Jumbo Garage, Nuclear Power, Pianos. (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Jumbo Garage, Nuclear Power, Pianos.

    Servicing jumbo jets; creating nuclear power; building pianos.

  • How Do They Do It? - Orange Juice, Bending Glass, Solid Rock. (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Orange Juice, Bending Glass, Solid Rock.

    Drilling through a mile of solid rock; producing fresh orange juice all year round; bending glass.

  • How Do They Do It? - Mega Hotels, Lasers, Desert Golf. (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Mega Hotels, Lasers, Desert Golf.

    Feeding 3,600 guests at one of the world's largest hotels; the use of lasers; building a golf course in the middle of a Dubai desert.

  • How Do They Do It? - Cowboy Hats, Diving, Inflight Catering. (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Cowboy Hats, Diving, Inflight Catering.

    Cowboy hats; deep-sea diving; in-flight catering.

  • How Do They Do It? - Big Clean Up, Brabus, Damascus Steel. (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    Big Clean Up, Brabus, Damascus Steel.

    Turning garbage from a St. Patrick's Day parade into energy to power New York City; turning luxury cars into sports cars; Damascus Steel.

  • How Do They Do It? - Blue Angels, Ski Dome, Fresh Fish. (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Blue Angels, Ski Dome, Fresh Fish.

    The Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy's flight demonstration squadron; an indoor ski slope located in one of the world's hottest deserts; turning fresh fish into sushi.

  • How Do They Do It? - Artificial Reefs, Earthquake-proof Buildings, Cars on Rocket Fuel. (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Artificial Reefs, Earthquake-proof Buildings, Cars on Rocket Fuel.

    Creating artificial reefs; earthquake-proof buildings; running cars on rocket fuel.

  • How Do They Do It? - Aluminium Foil, GPS (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    Aluminium Foil, GPS

    Turning sand into aluminum foil; how a GPS (global positioning system) guides people to a specific destination.

  • How Do They Do It? - Denim Jeans, Wine Glasses (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Denim Jeans, Wine Glasses

    Manufacturing durable jeans; creating the perfect wine glass.

  • How Do They Do It? - Mirrors; 2D and 3D Vehicle Wrapping (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    Mirrors; 2D and 3D Vehicle Wrapping

    The secrets behind the manufacturing of mirrors; creating a two-dimensional design for a 3-D car.

  • How Do They Do It? - High-Speed Trains; Ballpoint Pens (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    High-Speed Trains; Ballpoint Pens

    The technology behind high-speed trains; manufacturing ballpoint pens.

  • How Do They Do It? - Wool Carpeting; LEGOs (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    Wool Carpeting; LEGOs

    The making of wool carpeting and LEGO children's toys.

  • How Do They Do It? - Gasoline; Swiss Army Knives (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    Gasoline; Swiss Army Knives

    How gasoline is delivered to the pumps; the making of Swiss Army knives.

  • How Do They Do It? - Hydroelectric Power; Computer Microchips (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Hydroelectric Power; Computer Microchips

    Generating power from hydroelectric dams; manufacturing powerful computer microchips.

  • How Do They Do It? - Passenger Airplanes; Lightweight Chainsaws (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Passenger Airplanes; Lightweight Chainsaws

    How the latest generation of passenger aircraft are assembled; a lightweight chainsaw can have more muscle and a sharper bite than a great white shark.

  • How Do They Do It? - Light Bulbs, Car Silencers, Locks and Keys (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Light Bulbs, Car Silencers, Locks and Keys

    Mass-produce light bulbs; silencing noisy car engines; creating millions of unique locks and keys.

  • How Do They Do It? - Oil Rigs, Electric Shavers (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Oil Rigs, Electric Shavers

    Transporting oil rigs large distances; making electric shavers.

  • How Do They Do It? - Rockets, Binoculars, Windscreen Wipers (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Rockets, Binoculars, Windscreen Wipers

    The rockets that launch the space shuttle; binocular lenses; windshield wiper blades.

  • How Do They Do It? - Cargo Ships, Peterbilt Vehicles (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Cargo Ships, Peterbilt Vehicles

    Large cargo ships transport goods around the world; Peterbilt makes large, custom built trucks.

  • How Do They Do It? - Freeways, Coins (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Freeways, Coins

    Constructing freeways to handle a quarter of a million cars each day; minting coins.

  • How Do They Do It? - Weather, Hover Vehicles (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Weather, Hover Vehicles

    How meteorologists forecast the weather; the Swedish armed forces use hovercrafts to carry troops and equipment over many types of surfaces.

  • How Do They Do It? - Heat-Proof Paper Cups, House-Building, Ambulances (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Heat-Proof Paper Cups, House-Building, Ambulances

    Manufacturing drink cartons, prefabricated homes and mobile intensive-care vehicles.

  • How Do They Do It? - Overnight Shipping; Mining Coal (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Overnight Shipping; Mining Coal

    Discover how packages are shipped worldwide in less than 24 hours; mining enough coal to feed the world's power stations.

  • How Do They Do It? - Desert Water; LED TVs; Ferraris (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Desert Water; LED TVs; Ferraris

    Providing fresh drinking water in the desert; LED television screens; Ferrari sports cars.

  • How Do They Do It? - Electricity; Floating Cranes (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Electricity; Floating Cranes

    The science behind electricity; the world's largest floating cranes.

  • How Do They Do It? - World's Strongest Knives; Diamonds; Bricks (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    World's Strongest Knives; Diamonds; Bricks

    The world's strongest knives; growing diamonds in a laboratory; producing enough bricks to build the modern world.

  • How Do They Do It? - Navigating the Panama Canal; Waste Disposal (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Navigating the Panama Canal; Waste Disposal

    Learning how large ships make their way through the Panama Canal; technology assists in waste management.

  • How Do They Do It? - Jet Engine; Weapons; Telescope (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Jet Engine; Weapons; Telescope

    The design and manufacturing of large jet engines; non-lethal weapons that stun without killing; the world's largest telescope.

  • How Do They Do It? - Land Mines; Air Boats; Car Warehouse (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Land Mines; Air Boats; Car Warehouse

    The world's largest land-mining machine; how airboats are built; warehouse for car parts.

  • How Do They Do It? - Nuclear Sub; Crash Test Dummies; Fruit and Vegetables (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Nuclear Sub; Crash Test Dummies; Fruit and Vegetables

    Secrets behind nuclear submarines, crash-test dummies, and growing fruits and vegetables.

  • How Do They Do It? - Spacesuit; Diesel Engines; Neon Signs (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Spacesuit; Diesel Engines; Neon Signs

    How spacesuits keep astronauts alive; creating neon signs; powering the world's largest ships.

  • How Do They Do It? - Forest Fires; Car Exhaust; Space Station (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Forest Fires; Car Exhaust; Space Station

    Go beneath the surface to understand forest fires, car exhaust and the space station.

  • How Do They Do It? - Family Car; Letter; Titanium (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Family Car; Letter; Titanium

    Turning the family car into a rally car; titanium and letters.

  • How Do They Do It? - Bulletproof Vests; Robots; Formation Skydivers (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Bulletproof Vests; Robots; Formation Skydivers

    Formation skydivers train in a wind tunnel; bulletproof vest technology.

  • How Do They Do It? - Buildings; Electricity Pilons; Balloonmakers (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Buildings; Electricity Pilons; Balloonmakers

    Preventing a building from collapsing during an earthquake; creating a sufficient electrical supply.

  • How Do They Do It? - Vehicles; Football; Potash Mine (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Vehicles; Football; Potash Mine

    Unmanned aerial vehicles combat crime; undersea potash mine.

  • How Do They Do It? - Racing Driver; Bank Vaults; Telling Time (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Racing Driver; Bank Vaults; Telling Time

    Race car drivers survive crashes; impregnable bank vaults; telling time.

  • How Do They Do It? - Submarine Rescue, Subaru (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Submarine Rescue, Subaru

    Rescuing the crew of a sunken submarine; a monster digger; a car that runs on beer.

  • How Do They Do It? - Rescue Services, Rotating Boat and Parachutists (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Rescue Services, Rotating Boat and Parachutists

    Rescue services slice open cars in seconds; a rotating boat lift; parachutists.

  • How Do They Do It? - Baseball Bats, Sports Car, Aircraft Carrier. (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Baseball Bats, Sports Car, Aircraft Carrier.

    Landing an F-18 fighter jet on the USS Nimitz; major league baseball bats; building the world's fastest sports car.

  • How Do They Do It? - Episode 3 (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Episode 3

    How do they fix the mast on top of the Empire State Building; Extract copper from the largest man made whole in the world; World's largest car plant.

  • How Do They Do It? - Space Shuttle; Roller Coaster; Pool Table (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Space Shuttle; Roller Coaster; Pool Table

    Lauching space shuttles; Creating the world's twistiest rollercoaster; Turn a hard rock into a smooth pool table.

  • How Do They Do It? - Phoenix Stadium; La Trade Tower; Surfing (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Phoenix Stadium; La Trade Tower; Surfing

    Transforming a football stadium into a monster truck arena; demolition; building surfboards.

  • How Do They Do It? - Armored Cars; Elevators; Cheese (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Armored Cars; Elevators; Cheese

    Turning a regular car into a rolling fortress, producing 700 kinds of cheese, and elevators making the city skylines possible.

  • How Do They Do It? - Airbags; Ice Rinks; Mattresses (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Airbags; Ice Rinks; Mattresses

    From the bomb in your car that can save your life, to the little springs that ensure we sleep. Learn how they are made.

  • How Do They Do It? - Crash Helmets; Rubber; Wave Piercing (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Crash Helmets; Rubber; Wave Piercing

    This episode focuses on crash helmets, rubber, and wave piercing.

  • How Do They Do It? - Airbus; Fire Engines; Ketchup (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Airbus; Fire Engines; Ketchup

    Airbus; fire engines; ketchup.

  • How Do They Do It? - Combines, Lifeboats, Chocolate (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Combines, Lifeboats, Chocolate

    How a simple bar of chocolate is made; the constructions of lifeboats; how combines are made.

  • How Do They Do It? - Tunneling, Tea, Mountain Bikes (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Tunneling, Tea, Mountain Bikes

    Tunneling; tea; mountain bikes.

  • How Do They Do It? - Gold; Escalators; Golf Clubs (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Gold; Escalators; Golf Clubs

    From the depths of one of the largest gold mine, to the escalators that move us, via the search for the perfect golf club.

  • How Do They Do It? - Logging; Baggage; Light Show (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Logging; Baggage; Light Show

    Find out about the extraordinary as we go behind the scenes of the ordinary, taking a look at logging, baggage, and light shows.

  • How Do They Do It? - Mining Trucks; Ikea; Air Traffic (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Mining Trucks; Ikea; Air Traffic

    The world's largest truck, to one of the world's most demanding jobs, via the masters of flat pack furniture, how do they do it?.

  • How Do They Do It? - Ice Breaker; Money; Bowling Alleys (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Ice Breaker; Money; Bowling Alleys

    Ice strikes fear into sailors; money doesn't last long; bowling-ball mechanism.

  • How Do They Do It? - Air-to-Air Refueling; Ski Slopes; Car Production (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Air-to-Air Refueling; Ski Slopes; Car Production

    Refueling a jet plane in mid-air; how ski slopes are constructed; car production.

  • How Do They Do It? - Episode 1 (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Episode 1

    Extracting diamonds from the ground; erecting the world's tallest building, one that will withstand tornadoes and earthquakes; a car crusher.

  • How Do They Do It? - Black Boxes; Steam Turbine; Racing Car (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Black Boxes; Steam Turbine; Racing Car

    How black boxes survive an airplane crash; transporting giant steam turbines; making fireproof suits for race-car drivers.

  • How Do They Do It? - Specials (Special Episode 1)
    Special Episode 1:

    Specials

    Subjects from seasons 3 and 4.

  • How Do They Do It? - Specials (Special  Episode 2)
    Special Episode 2:

    Specials

    The best of series 3 and 4.

  • How Do They Do It? - Non-alcoholic Beer, Tomcars, Escalators, and Lie Detectors (Episode 449)
    Episode 449:

    Non-alcoholic Beer, Tomcars, Escalators, and Lie Detectors

    Making non-alcoholic brew; Tomcar off-road vehicles; constructing escalators; lie detectors.

  • How Do They Do It? - Caravans, Tuning Forks, Ice Resurfacers and Festival of Lights (Episode 448)
    Episode 448:

    Caravans, Tuning Forks, Ice Resurfacers and Festival of Lights

    Find out how to build the world's toughest mobile home; how an ice rink is resurfaced; making a tuning fork; planning the world's biggest festival of lights.

  • How Do They Do It? - Cameras, Big Airbags, and Jelly Beans (Episode 447)
    Episode 447:

    Cameras, Big Airbags, and Jelly Beans

    Find out how photos are taken; create an airbag; and how jelly beans are made.

  • How Do They Do It? - Coffee, Bricks, Lava Lamps and Diamonds (Episode 446)
    Episode 446:

    Coffee, Bricks, Lava Lamps and Diamonds

    Find out how coffee is roasted; how the bricks are built; how lava lamps are made; how diamonds are mined from an extinct volcano.

  • How Do They Do It? - Longboards, Lemonade and Forklifts (Episode 445)
    Episode 445:

    Longboards, Lemonade and Forklifts

    Find out how longboards are made; what it takes to make lemonade; and how a forklift is built.

  • How Do They Do It? - Baklavas, Gyroplanes, Ukuleles and Catamarans (Episode 444)
    Episode 444:

    Baklavas, Gyroplanes, Ukuleles and Catamarans

    Find out how baklava is made; how pilots fly a gyroplane; how a ukulele is crafted; and how to build the world's fastest ferry.

  • How Do They Do It? - Redbush Tea, Baggage Handling and Hairbrushes (Episode 420)
    Episode 420:

    Redbush Tea, Baggage Handling and Hairbrushes

    How South Africa's famous redbush tea is produced; robots accurately route passengers' bags at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport; a historic hairbrush fit for a queen is made.

  • How Do They Do It? - Espadrilles, Prefabricated Houses and Underground Storage (Episode 418)
    Episode 418:

    Espadrilles, Prefabricated Houses and Underground Storage

    Fashionable footwear; complete rooms are assembled in under two hours; some of the most valuable books and documents in the world are stored deep underground.

  • How Do They Do It? - Tales from the Black Stuff / Silk / In the Can (Episode 417)
    Episode 417:

    Tales from the Black Stuff / Silk / In the Can

    Learn how to make classic Irish stout; how silkworms function; how they put soup into cans.

  • How Do They Do It? - Bamboo Scaffolding and Fireworks (Episode 416)
    Episode 416:

    Bamboo Scaffolding and Fireworks

    Indian construction crews go green, using bamboo for most of their scaffolding needs; the secret to multicolored fireworks is finally unlocked.

  • How Do They Do It? - Wine and Goretex Extreme Weather Clothing (Episode 415)
    Episode 415:

    Wine and Goretex Extreme Weather Clothing

    Largest wineries in the world; PTFE; extreme-weather clothing.

  • How Do They Do It? - Robo-farm, Log Stacker and Piano Moving (Episode 414)
    Episode 414:

    Robo-farm, Log Stacker and Piano Moving

    A farm in the Netherlands is run almost completey by robots; one of the biggest toughest log stackers is put to work in Sweden; and grand pianos are navigated through the streets of New York.

  • How Do They Do It? - Matches; Chrome (Episode 413)
    Episode 413:

    Matches; Chrome

    Turning trees into matches; how does UPS get a package to your door in 24 hours.

  • How Do They Do It? - Battery Power / Chocolate / Toothbrushes (Episode 410)
    Episode 410:

    Battery Power / Chocolate / Toothbrushes

    Converting sulphuric acid and lead into 100 million car batteries; turning cacao beans into bars of chocolate; how toothbrushes clean our teeth.

  • How Do They Do It? - Money/Shoe-In (Episode 409)
    Episode 409:

    Money/Shoe-In

    How currency is designed and printed; how leather is turned into shoes.

  • How Do They Do It? - Sugar Sweet/Fish Farming/Speed Suits (Episode 408)
    Episode 408:

    Sugar Sweet/Fish Farming/Speed Suits

    How they turn cane into sugar; farming fish; making a suit in one day.

  • How Do They Do It? - Soft as Sponge/The Knowledge (Episode 407)
    Episode 407:

    Soft as Sponge/The Knowledge

    Diving for sponges; how cab drivers know the way.

  • How Do They Do It? - Aga Cookers, Incense Sticks and Jenever (Episode 406)
    Episode 406:

    Aga Cookers, Incense Sticks and Jenever

    Scrap metal is made into a gourmet cooking machine; The exotic aromas of India are created by hand; how sailor's got their Dutch Courage.

  • How Do They Do It? - Logging, Tiles and Jaffa Cakes (Episode 400)
    Episode 400:

    Logging, Tiles and Jaffa Cakes

    Turning Canadian red cedar into miles of timber cladding; handcrafting Spain's famous painted tiles; making five million jaffa cakes a day.

  • How Do They Do It? - Credit Cards, Tiffin and Boat Lift (Episode 396)
    Episode 396:

    Credit Cards, Tiffin and Boat Lift

    Keeping crooks from cracking credit cards; lifting a 1000 ton ship 70 meters into the air while it is still in the water.

  • How Do They Do It? - Mohair, Quadski and The Harp (Episode 395)
    Episode 395:

    Mohair, Quadski and The Harp

    Turning goat fleeces into fabrics; building a quad bike that turns into a jet ski; creating a harp.

  • How Do They Do It? - Fedoras, Cement and Frozen Peas (Episode 394)
    Episode 394:

    Fedoras, Cement and Frozen Peas

    Fashioning the iconic Fedora hat; cement that builds the world; harvesting and freezing millions of peas in under three hours.

  • How Do They Do It? - Sitar, Biltong and Bulldozers (Episode 393)
    Episode 393:

    Sitar, Biltong and Bulldozers

    Crafting a sitar; making beef biltong; building monster bulldozers.

  • How Do They Do It? - Macadamia Nuts, Tap Water and Crowd Barriers (Episode 392)
    Episode 392:

    Macadamia Nuts, Tap Water and Crowd Barriers

    Processing the world's toughest and most expensive nut; lake water into tap water; holding back thousands of fans.

  • How Do They Do It? - High Rise Construction, Dr. Marten Boots and Cooking Pans (Episode 391)
    Episode 391:

    High Rise Construction, Dr. Marten Boots and Cooking Pans

    Biggest apartment block on the planet; classic British boots; cooking pans tough enough to last a lifetime.

  • How Do They Do It? - Monorail, Royal Copenhagen Porcelain and New York Cupcakes (Episode 389)
    Episode 389:

    Monorail, Royal Copenhagen Porcelain and New York Cupcakes

    Building a monorail above the world's most crowded streets; Copenhagen's Flora Danica porcelain.

  • How Do They Do It? - Plaster; Awards; Special Forces Plane (Episode 386)
    Episode 386:

    Plaster; Awards; Special Forces Plane

    Plaster; awards; special forces plane.

  • How Do They Do It? - Mattresses; Aircraft Seats; Bras (Episode 385)
    Episode 385:

    Mattresses; Aircraft Seats; Bras

    Mattresses; aircraft seats; bras.

  • How Do They Do It? - Steel; Wool; Kiteboards (Episode 384)
    Episode 384:

    Steel; Wool; Kiteboards

    Steel; wool; kiteboards.

  • How Do They Do It? - Heat Proof Glass; ATMs; Pagani (Episode 383)
    Episode 383:

    Heat Proof Glass; ATMs; Pagani

    How do they mine the mineral that's an essential ingredient in glass cookware? How do they keep cash safe inside an ATM? And, how do they build a hyper-car out of sheets of cloth?

  • How Do They Do It? - Balsamic Vinegar; Drysuits; Stunte Plane (Episode 382)
    Episode 382:

    Balsamic Vinegar; Drysuits; Stunte Plane

    Balsamic vinegar; drysuits; stunte plane.

  • How Do They Do It? - Dock Cranes; Plastic Bags; Baubles (Episode 381)
    Episode 381:

    Dock Cranes; Plastic Bags; Baubles

    Dock cranes; plastic bags; baubles.

  • How Do They Do It? - Aquavit; Motorcycle Leathers; Cathedral (Episode 380)
    Episode 380:

    Aquavit; Motorcycle Leathers; Cathedral

    Aquavit; motorcycle leathers; cathedral.

  • How Do They Do It? - Marca Pais: VW Bug; Motion Capture Video Game; Helicopter Safety (Episode 379)
    Episode 379:

    Marca Pais: VW Bug; Motion Capture Video Game; Helicopter Safety

    VW bug; motion capture video game; helicopter safety.

  • How Do They Do It? - Marca Pais: Ecotourism; Drones; Endurant Stent Graft (Episode 378)
    Episode 378:

    Marca Pais: Ecotourism; Drones; Endurant Stent Graft

    Ecotourism; Drones; Endurant Stent Graft.

  • How Do They Do It? - Aircraft Tyres/Six Shooters/Fever Pitch (Episode 377)
    Episode 377:

    Aircraft Tyres/Six Shooters/Fever Pitch

    A look at how airplane tires find grip, how they fire the fastest gun in the west and how they lay artificial turf.

  • How Do They Do It? - Smooth As Marble/Hot Stuff/Umbrellas (Episode 376)
    Episode 376:

    Smooth As Marble/Hot Stuff/Umbrellas

    How marble was mined for Washington Monument; making Tabasco sauce; storm proof umbrellas.

  • How Do They Do It? - Underground World/Gunmakers (Episode 375)
    Episode 375:

    Underground World/Gunmakers

    How lead is mined; how shotguns are made and tested.

  • How Do They Do It? - Nickel; Locks; Bubble Tea (Episode 374)
    Episode 374:

    Nickel; Locks; Bubble Tea

    Nickel, locks and bubble tea.

  • How Do They Do It? - Applejack; Aircraft Seat Test; Batteries (Episode 373)
    Episode 373:

    Applejack; Aircraft Seat Test; Batteries

    How they make George Washington's favorite tipple; crashing test aircraft seats without crashing a plane; producing billions of batteries a year.

  • How Do They Do It? - Beekeeping; Trikes; Body Armour (Episode 371)
    Episode 371:

    Beekeeping; Trikes; Body Armour

    Beekeeping; trikes; body armour.

  • How Do They Do It? - Car Windows; Lipstick; Sheep Shears (Episode 370)
    Episode 370:

    Car Windows; Lipstick; Sheep Shears

    How car windows are made to keep out wind, rain, stones, thieves, noise and harmful UV rays; how the gloss is put on the perfect shade of lipstick.

  • How Do They Do It? - Canvas; Stinky Tofu; Bottle Recycling (Episode 362)
    Episode 362:

    Canvas; Stinky Tofu; Bottle Recycling

    Canvas; stinky tofu; bottle recycling.

  • How Do They Do It? - Venice Trash; Sheepskin Boots; Chlorella (Episode 360)
    Episode 360:

    Venice Trash; Sheepskin Boots; Chlorella

    Trash collecting in Venice; Australian sheepskin boots; pond algae as a health supplement.

  • How Do They Do It? - Turkish Delight; Silver; Sunscreen (Episode 356)
    Episode 356:

    Turkish Delight; Silver; Sunscreen

    Turkish delight; silver; sunscreen.

  • How Do They Do It? - Screws, Marmalade and Printed Dresses (Episode 355)
    Episode 355:

    Screws, Marmalade and Printed Dresses

    Tiny pieces of metal that hold the world together; bitter fruit is transformed into a tangy treat; fashionable clothing technology.

  • How Do They Do It? - Bagels; Racing Tires; Liuli Glass (Episode 354)
    Episode 354:

    Bagels; Racing Tires; Liuli Glass

    Bagels; racing tires; liuli glass.

  • How Do They Do It? - Racing Bikes; Stunt Pilots; Oil Well (Episode 353)
    Episode 353:

    Racing Bikes; Stunt Pilots; Oil Well

    Racing bikes; stunt pilots; oil well.

  • How Do They Do It? - Brass; Ice Patrol; Penjing (Episode 350)
    Episode 350:

    Brass; Ice Patrol; Penjing

    Brass; ice patrol; penjing.

  • How Do They Do It? - Nori; Beer Bottles; Shark Deterrents (Episode 349)
    Episode 349:

    Nori; Beer Bottles; Shark Deterrents

    Nori; beer bottles; shark deterrents.

  • How Do They Do It? - Carpets; Skiis; Niagara Power (Episode 348)
    Episode 348:

    Carpets; Skiis; Niagara Power

    Carpets; skiis; Niagara power.

  • How Do They Do It? - Parmesan; Runways; Reclining Chairs (Episode 347)
    Episode 347:

    Parmesan; Runways; Reclining Chairs

    Parmesan; runways; reclining chairs.

  • How Do They Do It? - Argan Oil; Kamaz Trucks; Canton Tower (Episode 345)
    Episode 345:

    Argan Oil; Kamaz Trucks; Canton Tower

    Canton tower; Kamaz trucks; argon oil.

  • How Do They Do It? - Civet Coffee; Petersburg Metro; Chip Maker (Episode 343)
    Episode 343:

    Civet Coffee; Petersburg Metro; Chip Maker

    Civet coffee; Petersburg Metro; chip maker.

  • How Do They Do It? - Marble,Mah-jong,Escape Slides (Episode 340)
    Episode 340:

    Marble,Mah-jong,Escape Slides

    Marble; mahjong; escape slides.

  • How Do They Do It? - Roquefort; Wrecker Trucks; Tree Moving (Episode 339)
    Episode 339:

    Roquefort; Wrecker Trucks; Tree Moving

    Roquefort; wrecker trucks; tree moving.

  • How Do They Do It? - Operate Shipping Lanes; Make Sapphires; Do Facial Reconstruction (Episode 337)
    Episode 337:

    Operate Shipping Lanes; Make Sapphires; Do Facial Reconstruction

    Handling ships at the world's busiest port; growing a precious stone from glass; reconstructing a face using just the skull.

  • How Do They Do It? - Saffron/ Ice Roads/ Shelby (Episode 335)
    Episode 335:

    Saffron/ Ice Roads/ Shelby

    Saffron; Ice Roads; Shelby.

  • How Do They Do It? - Salad; Rope; Insulin (Episode 329)
    Episode 329:

    Salad; Rope; Insulin

    Salad; rope; insulin.

  • How Do They Do It? - Marble; Mahjong; Escape Slides (Episode 324)
    Episode 324:

    Marble; Mahjong; Escape Slides

    Marble; mahjong; escape slides.

  • How Do They Do It? - Locomotives; Clotted Cream; Boomerangs (Episode 322)
    Episode 322:

    Locomotives; Clotted Cream; Boomerangs

    Locomotives; Clotted Cream; Boomerangs.

  • How Do They Do It? - Titan Tires; Espresso; Diamond Cutting (Episode 321)
    Episode 321:

    Titan Tires; Espresso; Diamond Cutting

    Titan tires; espresso; diamond cutting.

  • How Do They Do It? - Toilet Paper; Absinthe; Cricket Balls (Episode 320)
    Episode 320:

    Toilet Paper; Absinthe; Cricket Balls

    How do they make toilet paper; absinthe; and cricket balls.

  • How Do They Do It? - Sardines; Scooters; Erector Sets (Episode 319)
    Episode 319:

    Sardines; Scooters; Erector Sets

    Sardines; Scooters; Erector Sets.

  • How Do They Do It? - Salad; Rope; Insulin (Episode 318)
    Episode 318:

    Salad; Rope; Insulin

    How lush green salad is cultivated on scorching desert plains; how rigging for ships is made; how life-saving insulin is produced from a loaf of bread.

  • How Do They Do It? - Saffron; Ice Roads; Shelby (Episode 317)
    Episode 317:

    Saffron; Ice Roads; Shelby

    Saffron; ice roads; shelby.

  • How Do They Do It? - Bells; Hurricane Clean Up; Dates (Episode 316)
    Episode 316:

    Bells; Hurricane Clean Up; Dates

    Bells; hurricane clean up; dates.

  • How Do They Do It? - Opal; Stunt Planes; Nougat (Episode 315)
    Episode 315:

    Opal; Stunt Planes; Nougat

    How they make opal; stunt planes; and nougat.

  • How Do They Do It? - Plane Painting; Clogs; Pasties (Episode 314)
    Episode 314:

    Plane Painting; Clogs; Pasties

    Plane Painting; Clogs; Pasties.

  • How Do They Do It? - Paris Sewers; Beretta; Cotton (Episode 313)
    Episode 313:

    Paris Sewers; Beretta; Cotton

    Paris sewers; beretta; cotton.

  • How Do They Do It? - Locomotives; Clotted Cream; Boomerangs (Episode 311)
    Episode 311:

    Locomotives; Clotted Cream; Boomerangs

  • How Do They Do It? - Submarine; Moving Earth; Beer Car (Episode 306)
    Episode 306:

    Submarine; Moving Earth; Beer Car

    Rescuing the crew of a sunken submarine; a monster digger; a car that runs on beer.

  • How Do They Do It? - Mine Oil; Manufacture Propellers; Stretch Limos (Episode 304)
    Episode 304:

    Mine Oil; Manufacture Propellers; Stretch Limos

    How they mine the worlds largest oil reserve; manufacturing propellers; stretch limos.

  • How Do They Do It? - Scania Trucks, Miracle Forensics, Gouda (Episode 293)
    Episode 293:

    Scania Trucks, Miracle Forensics, Gouda

    Building the world's most powerful trucks; solving crimes using the world's largest DNA database; making cheese with paraffin.

  • How Do They Do It? - Suspension Bridge, Crossbows, Tracking Clothes (Episode 292)
    Episode 292:

    Suspension Bridge, Crossbows, Tracking Clothes

    Making a cable strong enough to hold a bridge; modern hunters use medieval weapons; how stores determine the right sizes and colors to have in stock.

  • How Do They Do It? - Leather footballs, Mussels, Helmet (Episode 291)
    Episode 291:

    Leather footballs, Mussels, Helmet

    Making footballs for the National Football League; how mussels are farmed; designing the ultimate fighter pilot's helmet.

  • How Do They Do It? - Fighter Plane, Trappist Beers, SUV (Episode 289)
    Episode 289:

    Fighter Plane, Trappist Beers, SUV

    Building a modern fighter jet; Belgium's Trappist monks make the world's finest beers; America's best performing SUV.

  • How Do They Do It? - Tennesse Whiskey; Nightvision; Saunas (Episode 288)
    Episode 288:

    Tennesse Whiskey; Nightvision; Saunas

    How traditional Tennessee whiskey is made; how night-vision goggles work; how Finns relax in a 160-degree sauna.

  • How Do They Do It? - Guacamole; Swamp Buggy; Scissors (Episode 284)
    Episode 284:

    Guacamole; Swamp Buggy; Scissors

    How volcanoes help produce the world's best guacamole; building a truck that can cross a swamp; Fiskars scissors.

  • How Do They Do It? - World in Miniature, Hurricane Test Center, Rhubarb (Episode 283)
    Episode 283:

    World in Miniature, Hurricane Test Center, Rhubarb

    How a working miniature airport is built; designing a house to survive a hurricane; growing rhubarb in the dark.

  • How Do They Do It? - Hats; Longest road tunnel; Snake Catcher (Episode 282)
    Episode 282:

    Hats; Longest road tunnel; Snake Catcher

    Panama hats; rounding up Florida's escaped pythons; keeping drivers safe in the world's longest tunnel.

  • How Do They Do It? - Leatherman, Formula 1, Glassware (Episode 281)
    Episode 281:

    Leatherman, Formula 1, Glassware

    Creating America's best-selling multi-tool; building the world's fastest racing car; the classic Finnish Aalto vase.

  • How Do They Do It? - Blast Through Rock, Map Earth, Provide Flowers Year-Round (Episode 277)
    Episode 277:

    Blast Through Rock, Map Earth, Provide Flowers Year-Round

    Blasting through rocks; mapping Earth; providing flowers year round.

  • How Do They Do It? - Husqvarna, Frankfurters, Wallpaper (Episode 275)
    Episode 275:

    Husqvarna, Frankfurters, Wallpaper

    Husqvarna lawn tools; Frankfurt, Germany, produces world-famous frankfurter sausages; creating wallpaper fit for palaces and parliaments.

  • How Do They Do It? - Tsukiji, Cricket Bats, Parcels (Episode 271)
    Episode 271:

    Tsukiji, Cricket Bats, Parcels

    Tsukji; cricket bats; highlighters.

  • How Do They Do It? - Powerboats, Swiss Watches, Wallpaper (Episode 270)
    Episode 270:

    Powerboats, Swiss Watches, Wallpaper

    Powerboats that can go faster than sports cars; making Swiss watches; creating wallpaper fit for palaces and parliaments.

  • How Do They Do It? - Frankfurters, Sniper Rifles, Casino Security (Episode 269)
    Episode 269:

    Frankfurters, Sniper Rifles, Casino Security

    Frankfurter; casino security; sniper rifles.

  • How Do They Do It? - Circus; Guitars (Episode 268)
    Episode 268:

    Circus; Guitars

    How a 1700-seat circus tent is set up in 36 hours; turning Japanese maple and mahogany into an electric guitar.

  • How Do They Do It? - Caviar, Porcelain, Soccer Cleats (Episode 264)
    Episode 264:

    Caviar, Porcelain, Soccer Cleats

    Farming the world's most expensive food; clay into china; Beckham and Kaka's boots.

  • How Do They Do It? - Toto Washlets, Fire Scout, Demolition Drills (Episode 262)
    Episode 262:

    Toto Washlets, Fire Scout, Demolition Drills

    How they build and design Japanese toilets; use remote control helicopters to catch smugglers; make a steel drill that can cut concrete.

  • How Do They Do It? - Duck Calls, Wasabi, Accordions (Episode 261)
    Episode 261:

    Duck Calls, Wasabi, Accordions

    How accordions are built; how wasabi is made; how they produce a duck call that can trick birds.

  • How Do They Do It? - Hydroelectric Power (Episode 259)
    Episode 259:

    Hydroelectric Power

    Hydroelectricity & computer microchips.

  • How Do They Do It? - Bomb Squad, Cider, Husqvarna (Episode 255)
    Episode 255:

    Bomb Squad, Cider, Husqvarna

    Defusing thousands of World War II land mines; making crisp tasting cider; clearing undergrowth with a thin strip of nylon wire.

  • How Do They Do It? - Golf balls; light bulbs; the zipper (Episode 253)
    Episode 253:

    Golf balls; light bulbs; the zipper

    Golf balls; light bulbs; the zipper.

  • How Do They Do It? - Taiko Drums, Green Factory, Pasta (Episode 248)
    Episode 248:

    Taiko Drums, Green Factory, Pasta

    A 700-hundred-year-old tree is made into a two-ton Japanese drum; how a factory produces thousands of cars and stays green; how Italians make pasta.

  • How Do They Do It? - Brewery, Playing Cards, Gulfstream (Episode 247)
    Episode 247:

    Brewery, Playing Cards, Gulfstream

    Making playing cards that can defeat a cheat; brewing more than a billion bottles of lager a year; the world's most luxurious private jets.

  • How Do They Do It? - Ice Rink, Car Plant (Episode 246)
    Episode 246:

    Ice Rink, Car Plant

    World's biggest ice hockey rink and car plant.

  • How Do They Do It? - Island Prison, Mailboxes, Jam (Episode 245)
    Episode 245:

    Island Prison, Mailboxes, Jam

    New York's Rikers Island prison; how the famous Royal Mail mail boxes are made; turning fruit into jam.

  • How Do They Do It? - Bowling Balls, Tower Bridge, Gummy Bears (Episode 244)
    Episode 244:

    Bowling Balls, Tower Bridge, Gummy Bears

    Bowling balls; tower bridge; Gummy Bears.

  • How Do They Do It? - Fugu, Freight trains, Scottish tartan (Episode 243)
    Episode 243:

    Fugu, Freight trains, Scottish tartan

    How Japanese master chefs prepare the extremely poisonous puffer fish; freight trains; how Scots weave over 700 types of tartan for kilts.

  • How Do They Do It? - Tabasco (Episode 241)
    Episode 241:

    Tabasco

    How to operate an unmanned autonomous helicopter; salt and peppers into Tabasco; beans into decaf coffee.

  • How Do They Do It? - Blaze Cops, Oaked Wine, Chrome (Episode 238)
    Episode 238:

    Blaze Cops, Oaked Wine, Chrome

    Determining how fires start; how oak trees are used in the winemaking process.

  • How Do They Do It? - Off-Roader; Western Saddles; Flour & Cakes (Episode 236)
    Episode 236:

    Off-Roader; Western Saddles; Flour & Cakes

    The world's most famous off-road vehicle; how cowboys stay on a bronco; turning wheat into flour and cakes.

  • How Do They Do It? - Sugar, Fish Farming, Speed Suits (Episode 203)
    Episode 203:

    Sugar, Fish Farming, Speed Suits

    How they turn cane into sugar; farming fish; making a suit in one day.

  • How Do They Do It? - Eiffel Tower; Motorcycles; Snowboards (Episode 187)
    Episode 187:

    Eiffel Tower; Motorcycles; Snowboards

    How the Eiffel Tower is maintained; making the ultimate motorcycle; cutting edge snowboards.

  • How Do They Do It? - Large Aquarium; Making Sapphire; Bentleys (Episode 185)
    Episode 185:

    Large Aquarium; Making Sapphire; Bentleys

    Find out how they look after sharks at the world's biggest aquarium, how to grow precious stones and what it takes to build a luxury Bentley.

  • How Do They Do It? - G-Suits; Smart Grid; Vehicle Slowdown (Episode 176)
    Episode 176:

    G-Suits; Smart Grid; Vehicle Slowdown

    G-Suits stop pilots from blacking out in flight; smart grid; tracking and stopping a stolen car.

  • How Do They Do It? - Ice-Breaker Ships; Bells; Rubber Bands (Episode 173)
    Episode 173:

    Ice-Breaker Ships; Bells; Rubber Bands

    The rubber band making process; how they keep rivers open to shipping during freezing Canadian winters; what makes bells ring.

  • How Do They Do It? - Whiskey; Disaster Prevention (Episode 157)
    Episode 157:

    Whiskey; Disaster Prevention

    Turning water into whiskey; preparation and prevention of another disaster like Hurricane Katrina.

  • How Do They Do It? - Mega Planes (Episode 135)
    Episode 135:

    Mega Planes

    Technologically advanced air crafts.

  • How Do They Do It? - Amazing Sea Vehicles (Episode 134)
    Episode 134:

    Amazing Sea Vehicles

    Designing and building sea vehicles.

  • How Do They Do It? - Super Structures (Episode 131)
    Episode 131:

    Super Structures

    Designing and building the largest structures in the world.

  • How Do They Do It? - Super Cars (Episode 130)
    Episode 130:

    Super Cars

    Building and designing the most advanced super cars in the world.

  • How Do They Do It? - Monster Vehicles (Episode 129)
    Episode 129:

    Monster Vehicles

    Building and designing vehicles that carry out the toughest jobs in the world.

  • How Do They Do It? - Mega Machines (Episode 124)
    Episode 124:

    Mega Machines

    Designing and building giant machines for size, speed and power.

  • How Do They Do It? - Mega Freeways, Minting Coins (Episode 123)
    Episode 123:

    Mega Freeways, Minting Coins

  • How Do They Do It? - Pencils, steel, water supply. (Episode 121)
    Episode 121:

    Pencils, steel, water supply.

    Pencils; steel; water supply.

  • How Do They Do It? - Concrete, Cell Phone, Traffic Control. (Episode 119)
    Episode 119:

    Concrete, Cell Phone, Traffic Control.

    Concrete; cell phone; traffic control.

  • How Do They Do It? - Wind Farms, Tires, Excavators. (Episode 101)
    Episode 101:

    Wind Farms, Tires, Excavators.

    Wind farms; tires; excavators.

  • How Do They Do It? - Railroad Tracks, Ink, Salt Mines. (Episode 99)
    Episode 99:

    Railroad Tracks, Ink, Salt Mines.

    Railroad tracks; ink; salt mines.

  • How Do They Do It? - Whiskey Galore (Episode 48)
    Episode 48:

    Whiskey Galore

    Whiskey galore; disaster prevention.

  • How Do They Do It? - Diggers (Episode 39)
    Episode 39:

    Diggers

    Diggers; taste of the Orient; into the void.

  • How Do They Do It? - Rock Drill (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    Rock Drill

    Drill soid rock; pick 20,000 oranges-a-minute.

  • How Do They Do It? - Stainless steel; making paper; making stretched limos. (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    Stainless steel; making paper; making stretched limos.

    Manufacturing stainless steel; making paper; making stretched limos.

  • How Do They Do It? - Decaf Coffee; Smoked Food; Waterjets (Episode 18)
    Episode 18:

    Decaf Coffee; Smoked Food; Waterjets

    How to turn beans into decaf coffee; how to smoke fish; using water to power ships.

  • How Do They Do It? - Batteries; building an artificial island; creating perfumes. (Episode 18)
    Episode 18:

    Batteries; building an artificial island; creating perfumes.

    Creating expensive perfumes, the recycling solution to solve Singapore's waste and overcrowding problems; making batteries.

  • How Do They Do It? - Mine oil, shipping lanes, making stretched limos. (Episode 17)
    Episode 17:

    Mine oil, shipping lanes, making stretched limos.

    How to avoid docking disaster when handling a thousand ships a day; creating new oil reserves from forest mud; restoring old movies.

  • How Do They Do It? - Manufacturing propellers; intelligent cars; turning metal into magnets. (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Manufacturing propellers; intelligent cars; turning metal into magnets.

    Manufacturing propellers; intelligent cars; turning metal into magnets.

  • How Do They Do It? - Helicopter; Luxury Yachts; Ball Park (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    Helicopter; Luxury Yachts; Ball Park

    Explaining how helicopters execute tricky flying maneuvers; cooling down a stadium in one of America's hottest cities.

  • How Do They Do It? - Crash Course; Water Display; White Wash (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Crash Course; Water Display; White Wash

    24 story water display; Satellite in space; Europe's longest suspension bridge.

  • How Do They Do It? - Cruise Liner; Space Shuttle; Suspension Bridge (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Cruise Liner; Space Shuttle; Suspension Bridge

    Repairing the hull of an 80,000-ton ship; keeping Europe's longest suspension bridge from collapsing.

  • How Do They Do It? - G Suits, Smart Grid, Vehicle Slowdown. (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    G Suits, Smart Grid, Vehicle Slowdown.

    G-Suits; smart grid; tracking and stopping a stolen car.

  • How Do They Do It? - De-icing, Magazines, Fisker Car Sports. (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    De-icing, Magazines, Fisker Car Sports.

    How they stop planes from icing up in cold weather; how clay is used to keep glossy magazines looking sharp; making a 200km-per-hour electric car.

  • How Do They Do It? - Supertankers, Vehicle Slowdown, Glass. (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Supertankers, Vehicle Slowdown, Glass.

    NASA communicates with distant satellites; maintaining large ships; satellite technology provides directions for vehicles.

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