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How Do They Do It?

Cast of 'How Do They Do It?'

  • Chris Broyles

How Do They Do It?

After watching this series you may never look at ordinary objects in the same way again. A tube of toothpaste? Car tires? Tea bags? A lot of technology goes into even the simplest of consumer goods, and this program offers viewers a glimpse at just what that entails.

Premiere:
May 06, 2006
Original Network:
Science
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Nori; Beer Bottles; Shark Deterrents

S11, E03  (First Aired: May. 29, 2014)
Nori; beer bottles; shark deterrents.
  • Thu 8/3
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Caravans, Tuning Forks, Ice Resurfacers and Festival of Lights

S13, E05  (First Aired: Sep. 12, 2016)
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.
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Longboards, Lemonade and Forklifts

S13, E02  (First Aired: Aug. 15, 2016)
How longboards are made; what it takes to make lemonade; how a forklift is built.
  • Thu 8/3
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Steel; Wool; Kiteboards

S11, E15  (First Aired: Nov. 7, 2014)
Steel; wool; kiteboards.
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Coffee, Bricks, Lava Lamps and Diamonds

S13, E03  (First Aired: Aug. 22, 2016)
Find out how coffee is roasted; how the bricks are built; how lava lamps are made; how diamonds are mined from an extinct volcano.
  • Thu 8/3
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Parmesan; Runways; Reclining Chairs

S11, E01  (First Aired: May. 15, 2014)
Parmesan; runways; reclining chairs.
  • Thu 8/3
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Balsamic Vinegar; Drysuits; Stunte Plane

S11, E14  (First Aired: Oct. 31, 2014)
Balsamic vinegar; drysuits; stunte plane.
  • Thu 8/3
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
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Tequila; Steam-Powered Megacity; Soft Ice Cream

S09, E15  (First Aired: Oct. 11, 2012)
A drink made from cactus; New York City uses steam; making soft ice cream.
  • Thu 8/3
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Chewing Gum, Fish Hooks, Delta

(First Aired: May. 23, 2013)
Turning rubber into chewing gum; How fish hooks are made to catch a shark.
  • Thu 8/3
  • 10:00AM-10:30AM
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Baklavas, Gyroplanes, Ukuleles and Catamarans

S13, E01  (First Aired: Aug. 8, 2016)
How baklava is made; how pilots fly a gyroplane; how a ukulele is crafted; how to build the world's fastest ferry.
  • Thu 8/3
  • 10:30AM-11:00AM
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Pistachios/Forbidden City/Radar

S10, E12  (First Aired: Nov. 21, 2013)
How they make pistachios; what is the Forbidden City; producing radars.
  • Thu 8/3
  • 11:00AM-11:30AM
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Cameras, Big Airbags, and Jelly Beans

S13, E04  (First Aired: Aug. 29, 2016)
Find out how photos are taken; create an airbag; and how jelly beans are made.
  • Thu 8/3
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(First Aired: May. 6, 2006)
Ordinary objects that are products of the most scientific engineering processes.
  • Sat 8/5
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