Archive for October, 2006

Fools for Love

Tuesday, October 31st, 2006

House takes the case of a young woman who has been rushed to the hospital with problems breathing and severe stomach pain after she and her husband were robbed. After her husband collapses, the team believes the couple’s illnesses are related. Meanwhile, Michael Tritter, a clinic patient, causes problems for House that could have serious ramifications.

Ancient Asteroid

Sunday, October 22nd, 2006


Incredible heat was needed to turn sand in an Egypt desert into yellow-green glass. Searching for clues as to what could generate such heat, scientists first looked at the 1908 Tunguska event in Siberia; the wide-spread destruction is believed to have been caused by an exploding asteroid. Viewing the 1994 collision of a comet with Jupiter provided scientists with answers. The huge fireball that it generated was validation of their theory that an asteriod impact some 30,000 ago could easily have turned an Earth desert into glass.

World’s Strongest

Thursday, October 19th, 2006
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Strength…a powerful word, but what does it mean? How is it measured? Why are some things simply stronger than others. How strong is a rope, a tractor, a diamond, a tugboat or even plastic. How and why strength matter to us every day.

Torn Between Two Hannahs

Sunday, October 15th, 2006

This Halloween, it’s not ghosts or goblins that are frightening Miley, but her “Treat” of a cousin, Luann. Apparently, Luann (Who could pass for Miley’s twin) is really a “Trickster” and try as she might, Miley cannot get anyone to believe that Luann is out to get her. As Luann aims to expose Miley’s and Hannah’s secret, will Miley be able to stop her dubious doppelganger in time? Jackson and Robbie give the phase “Anything you can do, I can do better” new meaning when they keep trying to top Mr. Dontzig ghoulish decorations.

Forensics Under Fire

Friday, October 13th, 2006


Since the advent of DNA analysis, many of the traditional forensic techniques have been shown to have a questionable scientific basis. This episode examines several long-trusted methods, including fire and firearm investigations, and tests to see how they hold up.

Distilleries 2

Thursday, October 12th, 2006

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It’s an art, it’s a science and it’s a marriage of vapor and water. From the elite to the illegal, the banned, to the celebrated, the distillation of spirits is a 50 billion dollar a year business. Visit brandy, liqueur, moonshine, and absinthe distilleries to see how this magic is done.

Ink

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

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Invented by the Chinese in about 3000BC, it spread the word of God and war. It set us free and spelled out our rights. It tells stories, sells products and solves crimes. It’s ink and it’s everywhere!

Al Pacino

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006
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Al Pacino
Actor Al Pacino is interviewed about his career.