1 June 2005
8 June 2005
15 June 2005
6 July 2005
Hayden visits an apartment building that is completed in only one week, and tries out a gadget that translates English into a number of languages. Matt looks at a race for self-controlled vehicles. Graham visits a university where students get an iPod for free. Caroline finds out how the mind can be used as a remote control. Adam and Jamie test the myth that a small coin dropped off a building can kill you.
20 July 2005
27 July 2005
Matt goes for a ride on a robotic roller-coaster. Graham discovers how superheated water is being used to produce electricity deep in the Australian outback, and looks at how mobile phones can pay for bus tickets using near field communication. Caroline looks at a bacterial nasal spray that is an alternative to antibiotics. Adam and Jamie test the myth that sharks have a colour preference. Hayden meets Clocky, a robotic alarm clock.
14 December 2005
21 December 2005
17 August 2005
14 September 2005
21 September 2005
Matt finds some new ways for people to stay in contact at the world's largest electronics fair in Berlin. Adam and Jamie test a number of myths about cola. Graham looks at cars in France and Australia that have different approaches to running on compressed air. Anna meets some people who can correct close-up blurred vision for good. Hayden visits the kitchen of the future.
28 September 2005
5 October 2005
12 October 2005
23 October 2005
26 October 2005
9 November 2005
Matt visits the world's most exclusive workshop at the McLaren car factory in England. Graham looks at how technology is helping to bring old films back to life. Anna rides the Street Surfer five-wheel bicycle and the Apocalypse Predator motor-trike. Hayden uncovers a lightweight secret that helps the heavyweight Airbus A380 fly. Adam and Jamie test a number of myths about microwave ovens.
24 September 2007
8 February 2006
Kim drives one of the world's fastest super-cars in northern Italy. Matt looks at a sleek, sexy gadget that can take people just about anywhere. Graham checks out a telescope designed to broaden the search for extra-terrestrial radio signals. Caroline finds out how we can mend a broken heart using our own body parts. Hayden reports on a new lie detector designed to catch people out. Anna tests a canoe that can fly. Adam and Jamie test a number of different ways to make beer cold.
15 February 2006
Graham checks out a high-tech light-show in Hong Kong, and finds out what happens when the world's best car designers are let loose on designing billy carts in California. Hayden looks at a replacement for the whistle, which also has applications beyond the sporting arena, and a device that will quickly scale walls. Anna visits the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Kim tries out a tent that can withstand extreme hurricane winds. Adam and Jamie put fireworks into a trombone mute. Caroline looks at a device that is changing the future of CPR.
22 February 2006
Anna drives the Bug Runner quadracycle and looks inside a fully furnished house in a 2.6 cubic metre box. Hayden looks at technology designed to cure people of their worst fears. Graham tries out some clothing that effectively irons itself. Adam and Jamie build gadgets to look for a needle in a haystack. Kim finds out how to pour the perfect pint of beer in just three seconds.
1 March 2006
Kim finds out how our wireless lifestyle can leave us more vulnerable to unscrupulous hackers, and how we can protect ourselves from them. Anna continues her visit to the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Caroline finds out that the answer to spinal problems could lie inside our noses. Matt tests a skateboard with adjustable suspension. Adam and Jamie find out if you can survive being propelled out of a drainage pipe if fuel inside it ignites.
8 March 2006
Anna visits some amphibious houses in the Netherlands and looks at a miniature tracking device. Matt reports on a coffee cup lid that changes colour with the temperature. Kim goes for a drive in a mobile TV studio. Caroline finds a breath test that is helping doctors learn more about our bodies. Hayden drives a sports car that is purpose-built for both speed and the environment. Graham looks at an automated milking system in Oxfordshire. Adam and Jamie search Giants Stadium to test the myth that Jimmy Hoffa is buried there.
29 March 2006
Graham meets a robotic fish in the London Aquarium and looks at a system of lasers and telescopes that can detect small pieces of space junk. Kim plays a game of Top Golf in Washington, DC. Anna drives a road-legal car that quickly changes to a racing simulator, and visits a shop where people can sample wine without it going to waste. Caroline looks at a first aid kit with its own talking medic. Adam and Jamie test the myth that the daddy long-legs is the world's most toxic spider. Hayden meets a self-playing violin
5 April 2006
Hayden discovers the next big thing in mobile technology in Japan. Caroline looks at a gyroscope that can stabilize boats. Adam and Jamie test the myth that the human voice can break glass. Graham finds a cancer therapy with none of the chemotherapy side-effects. Kim visits a sphere that blends sailboat and tree-house technology.
26 April 2006
Caroline tries out a driving simulator that measures the effect that new technologies like mobile phones have on our driving. Adam and Jamie find out if talking on a mobile phone while driving is just as dangerous as drink driving. Graham reports on a gadget that can detect blocked arteries before symptoms occur. Hayden plays a video game that you can walk, run or crawl through thanks to a hands-free omni-directional interface.
3 May 2006
Kim looks at a car that is built to survive a tornado. Anna finds out the rights and wrongs of Internet dating. Adam and Jamie give their crash test dummy Buster a makeover. Matt looks at a smaller, more powerful GPS system.
10 May 2006
Anna goes for a workout in a gym that generates its own gravity. Graham visits a building that has been transformed from housing airships to an indoor beach resort. Adam and Jamie test the myth that a person can survive a fall from an aircraft using an escape slide or life raft as a parachute.
17 May 2006
Caroline meets a dog that has been trained to search for snakes in the Florida Everglades. Kim drives a retro race car with a 21st century makeover. Hayden finds a self-propelled airplane that can be used for espionage. Graham gets a model of his own head put on a table soccer table. Adam and Jamie operate a boat with its trailer still attached. Anna looks at a $25 device that will save 10,000 young lives every day.
24 May 2006
Anna looks at a 270-degree camera that is changing surfing photography. Graham drives the Venturi Fétish, the first all-electric sports car, in Monaco, and looks at a robot that helps golfers to find the perfect swing. Adam and Jamie attempt to escape from Alcatraz on a raft of raincoats. Hayden tries out some glasses that detect when drivers are drowsy, and meets the inventor of chindogu, or weird tools. Caroline looks at a device that provides early detection of melanoma.
31 May 2006
Hayden looks at a car whose cabin can turn around 180°. Caroline plays a video game that is helping medical staff make life-saving decisions. Adam and Jamie continue their escape from Alcatraz on a raft of raincoats. Graham tries out a new soccer ball that could change the game at the World Cup.
7 June 2006
Hayden discovers a red berry in Japan that could be the answer to many people's dieting disasters. Adam and Jamie test the myth that cleaning products can cause an explosion in the toilet when a lit cigarette is thrown in. Graham tries out a portable digital assistant that can provide written and spoken translations of speech in foreign languages. Anna drives a replica roadster that is built in Poland.
14 June 2006
Hayden looks at the latest non-surgical weapon in the fight against obesity. New reporter Sara Groen finds a way for people to scream without scaring the neighbours. Adam and Jamie test the myth that a person can be killed by a playing card. Anna meets the next generation of robotic toys.
21 June 2006
Sara drives the Redback Spyder, an Australian-built super-car. Adam and Jamie test the myth that a cigarette lighter can ignite a build-up of methane gas in a portable toilet and cause an explosion. Matt looks behind the scenes at WETA Digital, where King Kong and the Lord Of The Rings trilogy were made.
28 June 2006
Hayden discovers a high-tech radar that is helping to make flying easier for passengers. Anna visits Linköping, Sweden, where almost all public transport runs on animal waste. Adam and Jamie test the myth that water can save you from bullets. Sara drives the Ford GTX1, an open-top version of the classic GT40 sports car.
5 July 2006
Sara travels underground to meet the Cave Crawler, the robot that is the miner's new best friend. Graham looks at Russian laser surgery that uses heat to put an end to back pain. Adam and Jamie test the myth that an astrologer in the Ming dynasty flew into space. Caroline plays human Pac-Man, a computer game where the real world is the playing field.
12 July 2006
Sara meets a person who is using the Internet to make a number of trades from a red paper clip to a house in Bonnie Doon, Victoria, made famous by "The Castle". Adam and Jamie test the myth that hair care products can cause an explosion in a fighter plane. Anna looks at a forensic science breakthrough that allows a person's cause of death to be determined in minutes without undoing a body bag. Hayden drives the Lamborghini Murcielago roadster, one of the world's most powerful production cars.
19 July 2006
Matt discovers Second Life, a comprehensive virtual world where you can change your life without leaving your laptop. Sara finds a simple solution to the rising cost of petrol in Brazil. Adam and Jamie test the myth that a gob-stopper can blow up in your mouth. Hayden meets a human robot that does nothing but sit around in bars and drink beer.
26 July 2006
Graham goes for a virtual drag race in a real car. Sara reports on a gel that can take the sting out of a hurricane. Adam and Jamie test the myth that a wallet made out of electric eel skin can demagnetise your credit cards. Matt discovers the latest in puppeteer animation at the Jim Henson Company.
2 August 2006
Graham drives an FJ Holden that has been reincarnated as a hot rod super-car. Matt joins a number of amateur inventors at the first Maker Faire in California. Adam and Jamie test the myth that the sun's rays and mirrors could be used to set fire to ships. Sara finds a way to enjoy Todd English's dishes without him being anywhere near the kitchen.
9 August 2006
Hayden drives the Lotus Exige S, a car that can corner like no other. Sara swims with a robot whose design is modelled on turtles and sea lions. Adam and Jamie test the myth that you can make a crossbow using paper and underwear elastic. Anna finds a solution to the problem of storing nuclear waste in Sweden.
16 August 2006
Matt drives Peugeot's latest concept car, the three-wheeled 20 CUP. Graham finds out how maggots are being used to prevent cancer. Adam and Jamie test the myth that sound at a certain frequency can make you lose control of your bodily functions. Sara boxes with a sparring robot.
23 August 2006
Anna takes a ride in the Koenigsegg CCS, the car that has broken the McLaren F1's production car speed record. Sara finds out how organs grown in a laboratory could put an end to the organ donor shortage. Adam and Jamie test the myth that a tissue box can become a lethal object in a collision. Matt tries out the future of fashion in the form of spray-on clothing.
30 August 2006
Hayden drives a Jaguar convertible with safety features for pedestrians. Graham finds out how a bomb protection box can be used to contain an explosion. Adam and Jamie test the myth that you can get stuck on an airplane's toilet seat if you flush it too soon. Matt finds out how James Cameron is using digital technology to create a new 3D experience.
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