How Do They Do It? Ever wondered how the stripes get into toothpaste or how contact lenses are made? How do goods get from one country to another and then into our supermarkets? What are car tires made from and exactly why are plasma TV screens flat? Eating, drinking, driving, flying. These all are activities that we carry out with barely a second thought. But have you ever wondered what exactly goes into your teabag and how it got there? How does an airport handle hundreds of thousands of items of luggage each day? And just how can a car’s airbag inflate so quickly? Every day – often without even realizing it – we come into contact with technology, be it in the bathroom, in the car or on the golf course. We take a look at how things work, and focus on some of the most amazing examples of everyday objects including the world’s fastest elevator and the most expensive chocolate money can buy.
How do they harvest and treat the world's most expensive tea? Plus, how does the Siekierki power plant of Warsaw, Poland heat half the city's homes?
Turning the family car into a rally car; titanium and letters.
A look at how the amazing, and massive, decorations on Mardi Gras carnival floats are created, how rock candy is twisted together, and a look at how dentures are made.
How is Parma ham, the most famous ham in the world, made? Plus, how do they make rowing machines, and how are the iconic London Underground signs made?
How do they feed France's appetite for snails, turn slabs of steel into shiny cutlery, and craft a kayak you can paddle with your feet?
How plasterboard is made from power station smoke, the casting of the world's top awards, and how planes are built that can take off and land almost anywhere.
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