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Meet John
02:09 — John McCalmont wants to know exactly how everyday items really work, and he'll cut through anything to find out.
Dangers of the Slice
02:22 — Don't try this at home! Slicing is inherently dangerous, but Budd makes sure John doesn't take a slice too far.
Sliced Season 1
Want to discover the secret inner workings of the world around you? Well, the truth is just a slice away. From coin-operated machines and toys to armo (more…)

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Gas Station Season 1, Episode 18 Oct 2, 2010 $1.99

The first gas pump appeared in 1885. Today, the United States has over 117,000 gas stations--pumping nearly 400 million gallons of gasoline. But how safe are gas stations, and the tankers that deliver gasoline? What technology is in place to prevent a spill ... that could lead to a deadly explosion?

Robots Season 1, Episode 17 Oct 2, 2010 $1.99

The first robots were simple machines built by the ancient Greeks. Today's advanced robots perform thousands of human-like tasks. But are they artificially intelligent ... or just intelligently designed? To find the secrets behind the circuits, John's slicing a Roomba, a fortune-telling Zoltar, an industrial robot arm, and some terrain-exploring toy robots.

Electronics Season 1, Episode 16 Jun 19, 2010 $1.99

What's the best way to understand how something works? Slice it in half! John McCalmont and Budd Kelley use a variety of incredible tools to literally slice objects apart, layer by layer, and explore their inner workings.

Bank Heist Season 1, Episode 15 Jun 19, 2010 $1.99

Every year, there are nearly 10,000 bank robberies and more than 1.5 million home burglaries in the United States. But how hard is it to break in? John's slicing into locks, safes, and bank vaults to find out the secret to keeping valuables in and the criminals out.

Coming Soon

Because it's never too early to plan Thursday night... two months from now.

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  • Premiered: April 22, 2010
  • Rating: None

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