Two-thirds of the planet is underwater, yet 95% of the ocean has never been explored. More humans have walked on the moon than visited the depths of the oceans. Go underwater with the machines that allow deeper aquatic travel than ever before.
Examine cutting edge train technology around the world including a Euro star train for use in the UK Channel Tunnel, the Acela Express in the U.S., the Bullet Train in Japan, the TGV in France, and the Maglev system where the train levitates on magnets.
Visit the largest bridges in the world including the Akashi Kaikyo bridge in Japan. Explore bridges that have fallen down, and learn how bridges become strategic targets in wartime. Meet people who use bridges for thrills.
Ride with thrill seekers as they trust their lives to the most extreme rollercoasters, drive a race car around the world's most famous circuits, take control of a high performance powerboat, and even fly to the edge of space.
Climb aboard the Harrier, the only aircraft that can fly at high speeds and is able to take off and land vertically. Learn how this machine is used, and meet the people who are designing a new generation of vertical take off and landing machines.
Meet the men and women who tunnel, lift, and pulverize city buildings in one of the most dangerous industries known - construction. Harsh weather, extreme terrain, and massive equipment contributed to over 1,100 work-related deaths last year alone.