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How Stuff Works

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As a part of Discovery’s ‘How to…Hour,’ ‘How Stuff Works’ reveals all about the materials that make the world go round. Explore how it is possible for water, the world’s most important chemical and the basis of life itself, to be both a devastating force of nature and a complex component of fostering new life. You will also learn how rubber is bouncy enough for basketballs and versatile enough for Hollywood special effects. Throughout the series, Discovery Channel allows you to take a look at the amazing number of different and varied products that can be derived from several fundamental resources. Watch the incredible journey of all these essential goods from the ground to your table, car, closet, medicine cabinet and places you may have never imagined.