100 Greatest Discoveries: Electrochemistry
On The Science Channel's "100 Greatest Discoveries," learn how the experiments of Humphry Davy became a breakthrough in electrochemistry.
American Chopper: Black Widow and Power Probe
In the Aftershow, Senior and the crew talk about the return of the Black Widow and the Power Probe bike.
American Chopper: Black Widow Returns
Find out how Rick and Jason felt about revealing the Power Probe Bike without Senior.
American Chopper: The Return of the Black Widow
Find out why Junior's Black Widow request frustrated Senior, what Senior intended when he greeted Junior and Vinnie in the OCC showroom and what made the Power Probe Bike's exhaust take SO long.
Assignment Discovery: Voltaic Cell Batteries
Voltaic cell batteries use a reaction to create an electrical current. Learn more about voltaic cell batteries on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
G Word: Battery Recycling
In this clip from Planet Green's "G Word," Todd Sutton the Waste Sleuth gets a recharge from battery recycling.
G Word: Better Bike
Ride faster, greener and cheaper. Learn more with "G Word" correspondent, David Newsom, as he investigates the benefits of a recumbent electric bike. Watch this clip from Planet Green.
G Word: Building Better Hybrids
In this clip from Planet Green's "G Word," correspondent Michael Brylawski visits a company that is perfecting batteries for hybrid cars.
GI Factory: Andros F6A's Muscles and Battery
In order for a robot to move, it needs muscles. In the case of the Andros F6A, those muscles are comprised of servo motors that are driven by a car battery. Learn more about the Andros F6A robot on the Military Channel's "GI Factory."
Handy Battery Backup from Duracell
Watch this Technology Evangelist video showing the latest in backup battery technology from Duracell. Many offices have a backup power solution, but most homes don't. This handy Xantrex Battery Solution from Duracell is perfect for the home and car.
How to Choose a Power Drill
Learn to choose the right power drill for your needs by following this guide.
HowStuffWorks Show: Episode 6: Properties of Lead
The metal, lead, makes the world go round. From cars and airplanes to speeding bullets and tall buildings this element is found everywhere in our world. Learn more about the properties of lead on Discovery Channel's "HowStuffWorks" show.
HowStuffWorks Show: Lead Acid Batteries
The most important use of lead today is in lead acid batteries. Learn why lead is metal of choice in batteries on Discovery Channel's "HowStuffWorks" show.
HowStuffWorks Show: Making Lead Batteries
Find out how lead batteries are made as we take a trip to the Superior Battery Manufacturing Company on Discovery Channel's "HowStuffWorks" show.
HowStuffWorks Show: Recycling Lead Batteries
Find out how lead acid batteries are recycled and prepared for reuse in this clip from Discovery Channel's "HowStuffWorks" show.
It's All Geek to Me: Laptop Battery Life
David Pogue shows tricks for squeezing the maximum juice out of your laptop battery. Learn more about laptops in this video.
Man vs. Wild: Hear Me Now?
If you're lost in the wild with a busted cell phone and no means to make a fire, Bear Grylls an idea for you (but only as a last resort).
Massive Engines: Electric Engines
Using a battery, magnet, coil and paperclips, host Chris Barrie demonstrates on a small scale how electric engines can power one of the largest land machines ever built on Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines."
Prototype This!: Battery Management
Watch as Joe gives us an inside look at creating a custom power source for a six-legged all terrain vehicle. Learn more about robotics in this clip from Discovery's "Prototype This!"
Really Big Things: Props Used for Le Reve
Host Matt Rogers of the Discovery Channel series "Really Big Things" investigates the props that are used in the underwater show "Le Reve" in Vegas.
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."
Stuck With Hackett: Hackett Power
A few chemicals from the laundry room and Hackett is on his way to homemade battery power.
Wildcharge: Charge Devices Wirelessly
Watch this video about wireless charging pads on HowStuffWorks. All you need to do is place your cell phone, laptop, iPod, or other electronic device on this pad and it will charge them simultaneously and wirelessly. Learn about Wildcharge pads in this ep
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