Humanly Impossible debunks the mysteries behind human acts that seem to defy the laws of nature. From a stuntman who can rest the entire weight of his body on a spear to a glass eater who chomps light bulbs, National Geographic examines extreme performers who push their bodies to extraordinary limits and reveals the physiology behind the bizarre and dangerous stunts.
Episodes include Hit by a Cargo Truck, Surviving One Million Volts and Superhuman: Eye Sockets.
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I had written a "ho-hum" review after watching the first few episodes with one class. However after watching the later episodes, I've changed my rating and overall satisfaction. I WOULD recommend this to any science teacher out there. Maybe health. It is NOT appropriate for Elementary aged kids IMO. Best of luck.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
I bought this site unseen after getting "Brain Games", which is the best DVD EVER in my opinion. Humanly Impossible is so much like the current trend in shows where they literally take 15 minutes to set up "the topic" when 5 minutes would be fine. It's OK and my students did watch it, however it wasn't able to hold their attention like Brain Games. I just asked my class and they confirmed -- "Yeah, OK, but we've seen all these tricks"
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend