How GPS Works
Have you ever wondered how a global positioning system receiver can pinpoint your location? See how GPS works in this HowStuffWorks video.
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Spytek Shorts: Surveillance Bugs
Radio frequency transmitters, or "bugs," are often placed inside rooms to spy or listen in on criminals, and the frequency is transmitted back to a listening post. Learn more about this technology in this video from Dicovery Channel's "Spytek."
How Teleprompters Work
Teleprompters make the life of the TV talent much easier. Watch this video from HowStuffWorks.com to see how teleprompters work.
How Pendulum Clocks Work
The technology behind a pendulum clock has been around for centuries. Watch how the inside of a pendulum clock works in this video from HowStuffWorks.
How Cable TV Works
Have you ever wondered how your cable TV gets to your house? Watch this video from HowStuffWorks to learn more about cable TV.
How MP3 Players Work
MP3 players have changed the way in which people enjoy music. Watch this video from HowStuffWorks to find out how MP3 players work.
How TV Works
CRT, projection, LCD and plasma are the four most popular kinds of TVs on the market today. See how televisions work in this HowStuffWorks video.
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Biometric technologies include retinal scans and facial recognition. Learn more about biometric technologies in this video from TechStuff.
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TechStuff: Biometrics Part 1
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Head Rush: Gelatin Fiber Optics
Did you know you can use jello to learn about how fiber optics works? Watch as Kari Byron demonstrates the basics of fiber optics using nothing more than gelatin and a beam of light.
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Joe suggests using a video game system to direct fire on the new remote controlled machine gun but Will has little patience with the PlayStation suggestion.
MythBusters: Favorite Technologies
Over the years, the MythBusters have built and relied on a LOT of technology. See which items (a flying WHAT?) have been their favorites.
MythBusters: Human Night Vision
Find out how Grant Imahara used the science of human night vision to prepare to drive a go-cart around a pitch-black course.
PopSci's Future: Mixed Reality Games
Can you believe that the future of gaming could emerge from the ingenious design of plastic blocks? Find out how toys originally made for toddlers can change your reality on this clip from The Science Channel's, "Pop Sci's Future of Play."
Mythbusters: Homemade Surround Speakers
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Infamous Inventors: Watches
When Peter Henlein created the first portable timepiece in the 16th century, he launched an thriving industry that's survived to become centuries old. Learn more about infamous inventions in this video from HowStuffWorks' "Infamous Inventors" series.