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Season: 1 | Episode: 1 | Original Air Date: 11 February, 2013
From jetlag and lie detectors to genetically-modified foods and sunburns, BBC AMERICA’s new series Bang Goes The Theory explains the world we live in with immersive challenges and amazing facts. The first episode in this engaging new series follows the scientists as they pick up where the big bad wolf failed and attempt to blow over a brick house with a vortex cannon, take on big brother technology that will track every one of us, simply by the way we walk, and approach unsuspecting shoppers with a simple question – how do you cook an egg with a piece of newspaper?
Challenge: Blow over a brick house with a vortex cannon.
Investigate: The big brother technology that will track every one of us, simply by the way we walk.
Meet: A controversial scientist who is working to create the first generation of artificial life.
Question: How do you cook an egg with a piece of newspaper?