Want to discover the secret inner workings of the world around you? The truth is just a slice away. Our host grabs hold of the world's toughest power tools to literally slice objects in half, uncovering their inner mechanics and fascinating history.
Since the game of golf appeared over 600 years ago, golfers have searched for techniques to improve their game. Over the last century, new technology has put a new spin on this old game, but does it really improve your scorecard?
John had a custom spy car built � loaded with super-secret spy-tech straight from a Hollywood movie. He's going to cut into this car to find out if a flamethrower, smokescreen, oil slick and stealth mode are for real.
The first vending machine was built in Greece nearly 2,000 years ago and sold holy water. Today, there's a vending machine for almost everything. John cuts behind the face to reveal how these once simple machines are simple no longer.
The compacting garbage truck � invented in 1938 � opened the door to widespread waste management. John's got one of these ultra-modern compactors and he's going to put this massive machine to the test. Can it eat a limo? How much can it hold?
Nearly 100 million people worldwide bowl every year. To discover the secrets at the end of this dark alley, John's slicing up bowling balls, a bowling alley, a ball return, and the mysterious pinsetter.
Every year, there are nearly 10,000 bank robberies and more than 1.5 million home burglaries in the United States. But how hard is it to break in? John is slicing into locks, safes and bank vaults.
John dissects a pinball machine, a slot machine and a pool table to find out if it's still possible to cheat games or if the cheat is always on you.
John puts an armoured van to the test with guns and explosives. If it passes, he'll slice through its surface to uncover why these vehicles are so good at keeping people alive.
John unveils the insides of refrigerators, stoves and a garbage disposal. He's slicing and dicing to find the secrets of our hottest, coldest and most dangerous kitchen machines.
Are the odds against you when you consult the Magic 8-Ball? Which toy car is fastest in a head-to-head race? And why does shaking erase an Etch-a-Sketch? John discovers the secrets inside the toys we never outgrew.
In this episode, power tools are on the chopping block: chainsaws, nail guns and power lifters. John will put them to the test to find out which tools are up to the challenge and which ones don't make the cut.
To discover the dirty secrets hidden inside your bathroom, John's cutting into toilets, hairdryers and a shower. He'll debunk the myths and shed light on the shocking dangers so you don't have to learn the hard way.
Firefighting has come a long way since the bucket brigade. To answer your burning questions about fire trucks, John's slicing up the loudest sirens and the strongest water pumps.
John's stepping behind the bar at his local watering hole to dissect beer taps, shred a jukebox and carve up a mechanical bull - all to find out what lies within.
Millions of people ride off-road vehicles to burn around curves, skim over waves and churn through mud. To find out what they're capable of, John is putting the pedal to the metal on a Jet Ski, an all-terrain vehicle and a racing motorcycle.
The average US household has at least 25 electronic devices. But what are the secrets to dazzling images, faster photos and bigger sound? John's slicing up televisions, stereos and cameras, seeking the shocking truths inside.
Are robots artificially intelligent or just intelligently designed? To find the secrets behind the circuits, John's slicing a Roomba, a fortune-telling Zoltar, an industrial robot arm and some terrain-exploring toy robots.
How safe are gas stations and the tankers that deliver gasoline? What technology is in place to prevent a spill that could lead to a deadly explosion? John's going to get to the bottom of this explosive mystery.