A series from Discovery Channel, revealing the human body in ways never seen before. Journey to a hidden world beneath the skin.
1. STRENGTH - Tornado Boy
Carried away by a tornado, he miraculously landed in a nearby cornfield with just a few bumps.
2. STRENGTH - Street Gymnast
These remarkable urban athletes push their bones, muscles and joints to the max.
3. SIGHT - Optical Illusions
Movie sets and magicians can often fool the eye. Why can't we see what's really there?
4. SIGHT - Lifeguard
Keeping watch for swimmers in distress requires lighting fast processing of visual information.
5. SENSATION - Shaolin Monks
Intense training and mental discipline allow these masters to endure incredible pain and punishment.
6. SENSATION - Polygraph Tests
How does a lie detector use your body's natural stress reactions to pick the truth from your mind?
7. Pushing the Limits: Rock Climber
The human body is engineered for strength, power and endurance. Bone is sturdy as concrete but flexible enough to resist breaking. It's even light enough to allow us to be quicker off the mark than a racehorse.
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