Cocktail Tricks in SLOW MOTION – The Discovery Slow Down

Cocktail Tricks in SLOW MOTION – The Discovery Slow Down

This week, let's slow it down as we perform some of our favorite tricks ...

Slow Motion Bullets: How Do Guns Work? – The Discovery Slow Down

Slow Motion Bullets: How Do Guns Work? – The Discovery Slow Down

Guns go off in the blink of an eye. Let's see what goes on ...

The Evolution of Dance in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

The Evolution of Dance in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

We all like to boogie it up from time to time but where did ...

Extreme Roller Coasters in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Extreme Roller Coasters in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

With spring upon us, it's amusement park season! Check out these extreme roller coaster ...

How A Harris' Hawk Hunts in SLOW MOTION – The Discovery Slow Down

How A Harris' Hawk Hunts in SLOW MOTION – The Discovery Slow Down

Harris' Hawks have a reputation for being the "wolves of the sky." In this ...

Magnets Destroy Glass In SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Magnets Destroy Glass In SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

This week, lets slow it down as we find out just how strong magnets ...

Barefoot Water Skiing IN SLOW MOTION – The Discovery Slow Down

Barefoot Water Skiing IN SLOW MOTION – The Discovery Slow Down

This week, let's slow it down as we watch barefoot water skiing!

The Beauty of Sparks and Fire in SLOW MOTION – The Discovery Slow Down

The Beauty of Sparks and Fire in SLOW MOTION – The Discovery Slow Down

Take a second and warm up with some slow motion fire action!

3 Weird Frog Discoveries! – DNews

3 Weird Frog Discoveries! – DNews

Frogs can vary in size, shape, and color. These fascinating creatures are also extremely ...

Do Animals Like Music? – DNews

Do Animals Like Music? – DNews

Listening to music is a great way to relax and unwind, or stay focused ...

Destroying EVERYTHING with a Wood Chipper in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Destroying EVERYTHING with a Wood Chipper in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

This week we prove that a lawn mower blade and wood chipper can destroy ...

How We Find Water On Exoplanets – DNews

How We Find Water On Exoplanets – DNews

This week was a big week for space news! Not only did astronomers confirm ...

Deadly Animal Traps IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Deadly Animal Traps IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Animal traps spring to life in less than a second. Now see how these ...

A Finger Gets Too Close to a Saw Blade IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

A Finger Gets Too Close to a Saw Blade IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

What happens when someone intentionally puts their finger into the spinning and scarily sharp ...

How Owning Pets Makes You More Social – DNews

How Owning Pets Makes You More Social – DNews

If you own a pet, are you more social and a better member of ...

Why Polar Bears Don't Hibernate – DNews

Why Polar Bears Don't Hibernate – DNews

Many different types of species hibernate, and they all do it a little bit ...

Youngest Galaxy and Oldest Star! – DNews

Youngest Galaxy and Oldest Star! – DNews

This was a big week for space! Astronomers found both the oldest galaxy we've ...

SCIENCE FRICTION: All About the Physics of Curling – DNews

SCIENCE FRICTION: All About the Physics of Curling – DNews

After watching countless hours of 2014 Olympic Game coverage from Sochi, Trace became curious ...

The Dangers of a High Powered Nailgun IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

The Dangers of a High Powered Nailgun IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

See how dangerous a nail really is when shot out of a high-powered nail ...

The Physics of Figure Skating – DNews

The Physics of Figure Skating – DNews

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics have begun! Feeling inspired, Laci thought it would be ...

Why Dogs Spin Before They Poop – DNews

Why Dogs Spin Before They Poop – DNews

Do you ever wonder why dogs will sometimes walk in circles before sleeping or ...

Are Olympic Gold Medals Really Made of Gold? – DNews

Are Olympic Gold Medals Really Made of Gold? – DNews

With the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi beginning, and the earning of medals has ...

Amazing Ice Skating Tricks IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Amazing Ice Skating Tricks IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Discovery Slow Down is celebrating the Winter Olympics with these spins, jumps and axels ...

More Airbag Explosions IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

More Airbag Explosions IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

See more airbag explosions and more airbag destruction in super detailed slow motion on ...

Sloths Are A Walking Ecosystem! – DNews

Sloths Are A Walking Ecosystem! – DNews

Sloths are not only cute and adorable, but they have an ecosystem living in ...

The Power of a Chainsaw IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

The Power of a Chainsaw IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

See how easy a chainsaw cuts through fruit, glass bottles and even a car's ...

Unbelievable Airbag Explosions IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Unbelievable Airbag Explosions IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

What happens when you take your airbag out of your car and put it ...

High Flying Cheerleaders IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

High Flying Cheerleaders IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Put your hot dog and soda down, look to the 50-yard line and prepare ...

Fireworks Exploding CLOSE UP and in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Fireworks Exploding CLOSE UP and in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Fireworks are usually seen from the ground, exploding hundreds of feet overhead. Now see ...

Things You Didn't Know About the Moon – DNews

Things You Didn't Know About the Moon – DNews

Trace is on vacation this week so we've got a very special guest host ...

Shooting Paintballs IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Shooting Paintballs IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

See the speed and power of a paintball being shot in stunning slow motion. ...

Shooting Lumber Through Glass in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Shooting Lumber Through Glass in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Watch as a wood board is shot at high speeds at three different kinds ...

How Snowflakes Form – DNews

How Snowflakes Form – DNews

As the saying goes, each snowflake is different. And chances are that saying is ...

Flaming Whip IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Flaming Whip IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

What happens when you light a whip on fire and crack it at the ...

How Snakes Got Their Venom – DNews

How Snakes Got Their Venom – DNews

Snakes are pretty incredible animals. And the poisonous ones even more so. Trace explains ...

Non-Newtonian Liquid IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Non-Newtonian Liquid IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Is it a liquid? Is it a solid? Is it both? Watch what happens ...

Seahorses Are Super Killers! – DNews

Seahorses Are Super Killers! – DNews

Cute little seahorses are DEATH MACHINES! Anthony explains new research into how these this ...

Adorable Wet Dogs in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Adorable Wet Dogs in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Watch these wet dogs shake dry in super cute Slow Motion! Don't forget to ...

Cool Explosion with Liquid Nitrogen – The Discovery Slow Down

Cool Explosion with Liquid Nitrogen – The Discovery Slow Down

See the devastating results when items are blasted and blown up with liquid nitrogen. ...

Delicate Water Droplets in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

Delicate Water Droplets in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

Zoomed in and slowed down, these water drops are near unrecognizable. The amazing patterns ...

Extreme Freerunning IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Extreme Freerunning IN SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

The fast and high flying sport of freerunning gets the "Slow Down" treatment. Kids, ...

Amazing Billiards Shots in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Amazing Billiards Shots in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

Rack 'em up. We slow down all the breaks, spins and curves of a ...

The Flight of a Hummingbird in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

The Flight of a Hummingbird in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down

A majestic hummingbird stops to feed and we give it the "Slow Down" treatment ...

Samurai Warrior Fight In Slow Motion! – The Discovery Slow Down

Samurai Warrior Fight In Slow Motion! – The Discovery Slow Down

The ancient samurai warrior relied on speed and accuracy to defeat their enemies. See ...

William Tell Apple Shot! See Precise Archery in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

William Tell Apple Shot! See Precise Archery in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

What's better than an arrow piercing an apple resting on top of somoenes head? ...

Human Test Dummy Car Crash In Slow Motion! – The Discovery Slow Down

Human Test Dummy Car Crash In Slow Motion! – The Discovery Slow Down

The screech of tires, the shattering of glass and the clash of metal. We ...

Why Do Leaves Change Color In The Fall? – DNews

Why Do Leaves Change Color In The Fall? – DNews

One of the hallmarks of autumn is the beautiful array of leaves changing color. ...

Jackhammer In Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

Jackhammer In Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

The decibel blasting and destructive jackhammer is given the "Slow Down" treatment!

Man Gets Tased in Slow Motion! – The Discovery Slow Down

Man Gets Tased in Slow Motion! – The Discovery Slow Down

See the split second speed of a Taser gun as it hurdles towards its ...

High Flying Pole Vault in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

High Flying Pole Vault in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

Physics and finesse help launch our athlete high into the air as we give ...

Skateboard Kickflip Goes Slow Motion! – The Discovery Slow Down

Skateboard Kickflip Goes Slow Motion! – The Discovery Slow Down

A classic skateboarding trick that takes seconds to perform is slowed down to show ...

Sizzling Bacon in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down Extras

Sizzling Bacon in SLOW MOTION! – The Discovery Slow Down Extras

See every sizzle and pop of delicious bacon cooking in super slow motion. Is ...

Exotic Fire Breathing Women in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

Exotic Fire Breathing Women in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

How do these performers breath huge bursts of fire? We slowed it way down ...

The Infamous Tablecloth Trick: Slow Motion Style – The Discovery Slow Down

The Infamous Tablecloth Trick: Slow Motion Style – The Discovery Slow Down

Watch closely and take notes so you can impress your family and friends next ...

Great White Shark: Amazing Slow Motion Breach! – The Discovery Slow Down

Great White Shark: Amazing Slow Motion Breach! – The Discovery Slow Down

Watch this slow motion footage of the ocean's fiercest predator, the great white shark, ...

Bubbles Bursting in SLOW MOTION – The Discovery Slow Down

Bubbles Bursting in SLOW MOTION – The Discovery Slow Down

Bubbles get the "Slow Down" treatment so you can see how soap molecules enable ...

Dry Ice Bomb Detonates UNDERWATER in Slow Motion! – The Discovery Slow Down

Dry Ice Bomb Detonates UNDERWATER in Slow Motion! – The Discovery Slow Down

Dry ice bombs get the "SLOW DOWN" treatment so you can see how and ...

Blame The Full Moon For Poor Sleep – DNews

Blame The Full Moon For Poor Sleep – DNews

Sourcefed host Lee Newton joins Anthony to talk how the full moon might be ...

Insane Grease Fire Blows Up in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

Insane Grease Fire Blows Up in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

Grease fires get the "Slow Down" treatment so you can see how these highly ...

Exploding Beer Bottle Tricks in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

Exploding Beer Bottle Tricks in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

The ultimate party foul gets slowed down so you can see the scientific process ...

Super Blender Explosion in Slow Motion! – The Discovery Slow Down

Super Blender Explosion in Slow Motion! – The Discovery Slow Down

"Will It Blend?" gets the Slow Down treatment as strawberries, gumballs and even butane ...

Man Juggles Chainsaws Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

Man Juggles Chainsaws Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

Watch how this juggler manages to catch mutiple rotating chainsaws. Don't try this ...

Dog Catches Frisbee Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

Dog Catches Frisbee Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

Learn how dogs track objects and see how this Border Collie manuevers in slow ...

Slow Motion Mentos Explosion – The Discovery Slow Down

Slow Motion Mentos Explosion – The Discovery Slow Down

Diet Coke + Mentos = Explosion. Eepybird shows us their home made bottle ...

Man Breaks Bricks in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

Man Breaks Bricks in Slow Motion – The Discovery Slow Down

Power Breaking is used by various martial art disciplines as a measurement of mental ...

Why We Have Daylight Saving Time – DNews

Why We Have Daylight Saving Time – DNews

Daylight savings is back! But why do we do it exactly? We've all heard ...

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