Cast & Crew
Engineer Tim Shaw carries out a variety of science experiments.
Premiered: June 10, 2013
User Rating:4 out of 5
Season 1, Episode 20
May 19, 2014
Tim uses a cannon to see which foods fly the farthest. Also: a sieve fire extinguisher; a cooking-oil illusion; a chili test; a nitrogen experiment.
Season 1, Episode 19
Tim tests the volatility of gases found in blimps. Also: a spinning-disc trick; an eating challenge; a sound experiment; a liquid-nitrogen spectacle.
Season 1, Episode 18
May 12, 2014
Tim shows off the science behind chain reactions using table-tennis balls, dominoes and Slinky toys. Also: an ostrich-egg experiment; a rotational-power example; an unlikely race.
Season 1, Episode 17
Tim heats champagne in a microwave in order to create a high-pressure scenario. Later, predictions are made for an experiment involving a spinning weight.
Season 1, Episode 16
May 5, 2014
Tim conducts experiments on thermite to determine if there's anything that can stand up to its intense heat. Also: a bar trick; a toilet-paper rope; a DIY rocket.
Season 1, Episode 15
Tires undergo an extreme performance test in the desert. Also: trapeze artists; chandeliers; silverware.
Season 1, Episode 14
April 28, 2014
Tim attempts to pop a balloon behind a pane of glass while keeping the glass intact. Also: a wine-bottle experiment; a watermelon electrocution; a test of the strength of human hair.
Season 1, Episode 13
Tim uses everyday items to create slick surfaces. Also: desert experiments; human construction; swimming-pool explosives.
Season 1, Episode 12
April 21, 2014
Tim performs experiments involving pressure by heating up grocery store items. Also: a glass-bead grenade; an alchemy con job; a race in the desert.
Season 1, Episode 11
Tim cooks up breakfast using a car. Also: an improvised BBQ lighter; a minimalistic electric motor; a microwaved balloon.
Season 1, Episode 10
April 14, 2014
Tim attempts to shoot fire out of a shotgun. Also: microwave experiments; improvised explosives.
Season 1, Episode 9
Tim examines items typically found in a garden shed to see which could be used as explosives. Also: a bouncing-ball experiment; a blowtorch test.
Season 1, Episode 8
March 13, 2014
Tim attempts to swipe a tablecloth from a banquet table without disturbing the place settings. Also: an ice cream experiment; a marshmallow in a vacuum chamber.
Season 1, Episode 7
February 20, 2014
Tim attempts to recreate scenarios at a gas station might create an explosion. Later, an experiment with cornstarch and water is performed.
Season 1, Episode 6
February 13, 2014
Tim performs experiments that center around electricity. Included: a pig bbq'd on a Tesla coil; a trick involving a martini glass; a pickle that carries a current.
Season 1, Episode 5
February 5, 2014
Tim tests out the pyrotechnics found in Hollywood movies.
Season 1, Episode 4
January 27, 2014
Examining the effects of extreme temperatures. Included: cooking food with a lens used in lighthouses; how bass travels through a stereo system; torching an ice block with a flamethrower; dipping a balloon into liquid nitrogen.
Season 1, Episode 3
November 11, 2013
An experiment combining raw meat and molten lead is examined. Also: torching teddy bears; testing the power of assault rifles; guessing which items can withstand laser rays.
Season 1, Episode 2
June 17, 2013
The science behind flammable coffee creamer is examined. Also: breaking beer bottles; microwaving light bulbs.
Season 1, Episode 1
June 10, 2013
Engineer Tim Shaw tries a one-second car wash in the premiere of this series featuring science experiments.
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