Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Stunning CGI animation to explodes open the fastest accelerating vehicle on the planet–the Top Fuel Dragster–to reveal the extraordinary technology it uses to propel it to speeds over 500km/hr. In Pomona, California, the world's fastest dragsters are battling it out in the final of the NHRA World Championships. Leading them all is the astonishing Al-Anabi Top Fuel dragster. But can its driver, Shawn Langdon, hold onto his advantage and win the championship? At critical moments, spectacular we will uncover the engineering breakthroughs and reveal the extraordinary lessons from history and nature that helped this lightning-fast vehicle evolve: What connects an ancient Chinese war machine with the dragster's extraordinary acceleration? How did a 20 million year-old flying squirrel inspire a high performance brake? And how does the structure of bamboo keep Shawn safe in a crash?
“Fargo” is an adaptation of the Coen brothers’ 1996 feature film and features an all-new story along with new characters, all entrenched in the trademark humor, murder and "Minnesota nice" that has made the film an enduring classic. Billy Bob Thorton toplines the limited series as Lorne Malvo. Fellow cast members include Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks and Allison Tolman. (Source: FX)
Episode 1 - The Crocodile's Dilemma: A rootless, manipulative man meets a small town insurance salesman and sets him on a path of destruction.
Episode 1 - No Woman is an Island: Jenna is determined to make a fresh start; lingering feelings for Matty harden Jenna's resolve.
A suicide note is delivered to a surprised Dawson and Lt. Severide digs deeper into Bloom’s dark past. Elsewhere, Chief Boden learns shocking news, and with the help of Shay, Lt. Casey goes on the search for a life-changing item.
A battering ram at sea. A portable planetarium invented centuries ahead of its time. A legendary tough guy who trusted his life to linen. These are just some of the artifacts, and secrets, found inside the galleries, halls and ancient ruins of the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. Take an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour as we explore its many relics, dating as far back as 7000 BC, and reveal mysteries involving Alexander the Great, the terrifying Minotaur, ancient Greek philosophers, statesmen, and more.
Peter encourages Mindy to think more like a man. To test his advice, they head out to a bar, where they meet Lee, a smooth-talking first-grade teacher who is up to no good. Meanwhile, Danny tries to give relationship advice to Tamra
When Sloan cancels on Mel, Mel struggles to find a new plus-one for an important charity event, and he's determined to show his peers that his post-divorce life is going smoothly. Katie becomes invested in helping her dad find a plus-one, as her secret party at her dad's apartment is in jeopardy if Mel doesn't attend the event. Meanwhile, Runyen's mom thinks Henry is a bad influence on her son, so Joyce confronts her in order to defend the Fisher family honor.
With Colonel Glenn Talbot now on their trail, Coulson and his team seek refuge in the last place anyone would look, where they begin to uncover S.H.I.E.L.D.'s most dangerous secrets. Secrets that could destroy them all.
When an undercover NCIS agent is suspected of working for the smuggler he’s supposed to be investigating, the team takes him into custody to find his true intentions. Meanwhile, Kensi and Deeks discuss their personal relationship as Kensi returns to the field.
Fiona volunteers to run a project for Marcus's class - a miniature society modeled after Dickensian London. Wanting to be King of the mock economy, Fiona instead selects him as the lowly slopmaster, much to his dismay, prompting him to figure out a clever yet questionable solution to turn things around. Meanwhile, Will takes Marcus out on a spending spree, thanks to his latest royalty check and then does his best to throw the perfect party to impress Sam.
After a Navy officer is found dead on a rural road, the NCIS team must ascertain if the murder was the result of a bar fight or because he knew too much about an attack on a fellow female officer. Meanwhile, DiNozzo and McGee start a juice cleanse to purge their bodies of impurities.
Genevieve asks Elijah to allow her coven to publicly celebrate a traditional feast day, where members of the community offer the witches gifts in return for blessings.
The morning after their break-up, Jess and Nick scramble to keep it a secret from the loftmates. Meanwhile, Winston passes his police academy entrance exam, and demands that the gang throw him a "Honey Roast"
Reese poses as a Secret Service agent to get close to the latest POI, a U.S. congressman who may hold the key to derailing Decima's plans to bring a second Machine online.
It's just days before the debut of Kandi's musical, and ticket sales are far from booming. NeNe returns from her travels experiencing unusual pains, causing her to seek medical attention. As Phaedra nears the end of her mortuary science journey, Apollo reveals his concern for their marriage.
Elka (Betty White) throws a fake funeral for Victoria so she can join her husband in hiding. Her nemesis, Susan Lucci attends. Simon (Craig Ferguson) and Joy face a dilemma in their relationship.Guest Stars: Craig Ferguson, Susan Lucci, Matt Iseman, David Cheaney, Laird MacIntosh.
The queens host their very own talk show. With guest judges Paula Abdul, Chaz Bono, and singer (and Cher's mom) Georgia Holt.
It’s time for the boys to tackle one of the meanest muscle cars around. But finding the right one won’t be easy as the Camaro is already a cult classic. Mike tracks down a part-finished restoration in California with its fair share of problems. Edd has his work cut out with loads of missing parts to find and fit. With all this time and effort, is there still a profit on the cards?
Beth's efforts to start a new life in the New World ends abruptly after her ship is wrecked just off the shores of Massachusetts. She is found by Masca, the leader of the Native American Wawanaki tribe and is taken in and slowly begins to recover. After Ned returns to Boston, he is upset to discover Hope stuck in a loveless marriage to Henry.
Perez continues the murder investigation but he is running out of time because number one suspect Peter Latimer is critically ill in hospital and he is forced to wonder whether the murderer is still on the loose.
Henning Wehn, Rob Beckett, Kate Humble and Alex Brooker are the guests on the show this week.
The chefs are challenged to prepare a family reunion dinner.
This episode features a 1968 Dodge Charger and a 1970 BMW.
Bernie and Mario attempt to restore a Porsche 928 this week.
Nick Wallis joins West Midlands Police's task force dealing with gang-related crime in Birmingham. He looks at how the city's gangs have developed over the past 20 years and explores some of the worst incidents, including the 2003 New Year shootings in which two teenage girls were killed after they were caught in the crossfire of a machine-gun attack. The programme also reveals the steps officers are taking to try to prevent young people from joining gangs.
Tim looks at what happens when a balloon is microwaved and discovers a new way to cook breakfast.
Tornado Proof Tower: Reaching 423 Metres into the sky, The Trump International Hotel and Tower is no ordinary residential building. it has been designed and built to withstand some of the most powerful winds on the planet – tornados. To ensure the Tower remains stiff in the face of the worst tornado imaginable, the architects and engineers opt for an incredibly daring design solution – building the tower out of reinforced super strength concrete, making it the tallest concrete structure in the world for its time. An ingenious hidden concrete “core and outrigger” system helps the stability – but to construct the tower, Trump’s engineers had to break records to deliver and pour the concrete to record breaking heights.
Monday, April 14, 2014
Richard and Aaron cringe along with you while watching some seriously epic fails--from hapless drivers unable to control their vehicles to a hotrodder who catches his engine and self on fire. Richard even has his own cringe-worthy moment in a stunt plane.
A jewel trader's car is tricked out with a safe built into the trunk.
Celebrity guests and survivors talks about episode "2x5 - The Pain Forest"
Swampers take on big risks in trying to fill some high priced tags. One family must maintain an eight foot average in order to fill some expensive tags. A second team lets the pressure of the season get the best of them, while another team searches for new territory to bypass some rogue hunters.
A beauty book by Madam C.J. Walker; an 1861 E.G. Wright silver cornet; a 1920 Onderdonk oil painting.
Episode 8: Jackie and Chantel are over the situation with Draya and her boyfriend Orlando, but Draya and Orlando aren't done yet-- they confront the ladies in an attempt to put the issue to rest. Jackie invites the group on a trip to France to launch her cognac, but things are tense as Malaysia is suspicious of Jackie's motives.
Episode 9: The ladies head to France to launch Jackie's cognac, but divisions in the group threaten to spoil the trip and may be the end of Jackie and Malaysia's friendship.
Beth and Jerry go away on a trip, so Rick decides to throw a party.
Each week on Bam's Bad Ass Game Show, competitors will vie for $10,000 by facing off against each other in incredibly demented, potentially dangerous and occasionally painful challenges, like answering trivia questions while dangling above a pool of trash-filled water or dropping a watermelon on a target after being shot out of a cannon. The loser of each challenge is eliminated until there's only one contestant left standing to take home the cash prize.
Episode 1 - Hogtied Splashdown: A roller-derby queen and a physics teacher are among the competitors put to the test by flying off a ramp wearing apple crates for skis, getting quizzed while being hogtied over a pool of garbage and getting launched out of a cannon while Bam and his band of misfits wreak havoc from the ground. Hosted by Bam Margera.
Norma’s trust in Norman comes under pressure; Dylan is faced by a vengeful Zane; Romero receives new intel in relation to the murder of Miss Watson; Cody and Norman’s friendship reaches the breaking point.
Episode 2 - Deceptive Doctor, Portland Underground, Civil War Smackdown: Hotel Secrets & Legends invites viewers to a hotel bar where unsuspecting patrons were forced into slave labor; the hotel hideout of escaped Wild West outlaws; the murder of a civil war general; and the exploration of an odd cave system.
Episode 3 - Dueling Politicians, Nuclear Intel, Seattle Scammers: Hotel Secrets & Legends invites viewers inside the hotel restaurant where a political showdown ended in America's most infamous duel and the southwestern hotel where one guest sold our nation's nuclear secrets to the enemy.