You’ve seen him take on the hottest pepper in the world- or at least the hottest we could conveniently get shipped in the mail. You’ve seen him survive three days homeless on the streets of Los Angeles. You’ve seen him live for twenty four hours trapped in a bathtub and… Continue Reading Surviving 72 Hours in the Forest Alone (CHALLENGE & EXPERIMENT)

The day starts normally enough. You give your pet some food and water. But later … … in your pet’s water dish, you find this. A hairworm. It didn’t get here on its own. It came out of a little cricket. Don’t believe me? OK. These hairworms are gnarly parasites.… Continue Reading These Hairworms Eat a Cricket Alive and Control Its Mind | Deep Look

[music playing] FRANCESCA FIORENTINI (VOICEOVER): That’s how I ended up in a body farm, the biggest one in the country. The Forensic Anthropology Research Center in South Texas studies how bodies decompose, and why. Their research helps law enforcement officers, forensic specialists, and scientists figure out when and how a… Continue Reading Welcome to the Body Farm | Explorer

COMM: Artist Gesine Marwedel creates intriguing portraits of animals, painted onto human models. GESINE MARWEDEL: It takes around 2 to 4 hours to paint the model, if I paint an animal. If I do a full body painting with ornaments or something like that, or landscapes, it takes up to… Continue Reading Body Paint Artist Transforms Humans Into Realistic Animals

Thanks to CuriosityStream for supporting PBS Digital Studios. This goofy little guy is called a planarian. Sure, it’s just a flatworm at the bottom of a pond. But it has a very special superpower, one that scientists would love to harness. To show you … well, it’s going to get… Continue Reading Want a Whole New Body? Ask This Flatworm How | Deep Look

(ominous music) – I’m Coyote Peterson, and I’m about to enter the sting zone, with the Executioner wasp. Here we go. Ahh, ahh, ahh! Stop burning. (panting) Hah! Ahhhhh! The Executioner’s sting! (large cat roar) (exciting drumming music) (large cat roar) (intriguing music) All great journeys eventually find their end.… Continue Reading STUNG by an EXECUTIONER WASP!

[music playing] JAMES CAMERON: You won’t find bodies at Titanic. You won’t find skeletons. The bones actually dissolve into solution very rapidly at that depth. What anybody has explored the wreck find is pairs of shoes. MAN: It takes years for a skeleton to vanish, but the shoes treated with… Continue Reading Why You Won’t Find Bodies On The Titanic | Titanic: 20 Years Later with James Cameron

The human body is a complex network of cells tissues and organs that together Make life possible Ten major systems are responsible for the body’s functions skeletal muscular cardiovascular nervous endocrine lymphatic respiratory digestive urinary Reproductive The skeletal muscular cardiovascular and nervous systems in particular create an infrastructure that facilitates… Continue Reading Human Body 101 | National Geographic

There’s an arms race underway in the Sonoran desert Mouse vs. scorpion Locked in a battle of one upmanship, each animal evolving better, stronger chemical defenses against the other. Consider the Arizona bark scorpion. Its tail contains the most powerful venom of any scorpion in the United States, delivering white… Continue Reading Stinging Scorpion vs. Pain-Defying Mouse | Deep Look

My name is Dawn, and I have my bunny, Twinkles. She is feisty, but she is absolutely precious. I wouldn’t change anything about her. I don’t know how long she was sick, because she never let me know that until all of a sudden she stopped eating, which was yesterday.… Continue Reading Twinkles Goes to the Dentist | Dr. K’s Exotic Animal ER