Man vs Wild: Shoelaces Come In Handy
Man vs. Wild host Bear Grylls uses his shoelaces to get his bearings in a swamp.
Man vs Wild: Starting a Fire in the Sierra
Bear Grylls shows us how to make fire with two pieces of wood while he survives in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Learn more survival skills with this clip from Discovery Channel's "Man vs. Wild" series.
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Man vs Wild: Purifying Water in the Wild
Ever wonder how to purify water from a stream, so you can safely drink it if stranded. Bear Grylls from Discovery Channel's "Man vs. Wild" shows you how to dig a trench above a level of the water, so it can be filtered by the sand and gravel.
Man vs Wild: Dragon Blood Tree
The Dragon Blood Tree is a good antiseptic for cuts. Learn more about this tree on Discovery Channel's "Man vs. Wild" with host Bear Grylls.
Man vs. Wild: Recycling Urine
In the Sahara, peeing into the sand is a waste. Watch Bear Grylls use his own urine to rehydrate as well as cool himself.
Man vs Wild: Iceland Snow Cave
On Discovery Channel's "Man vs. Wild," host Bear Grylls digs a snow hole. This serves as a shelter and keeps Bear out of the wind and snow.
G Word: Water Desalination
Discover how a process mimicked from nature purifies industrial waste water in the American west. Learn more about this filtration process called thermal desalination in Planet Green's series, "G Word."
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Man vs. Wild: A Tactical Insertion
There's no better way to get to the inhospitable terrains of New Zealand than a Hercules C130 transport aircraft, through whose tailgate Bear Grylls gleefully flings himself.
Man vs. Wild: Peanut Butter? Or Snot?
In New Zealand, Bear Grylls feeds on a headless huhu grub, which some people claim tastes like peanut butter. Bear, however, is not one of those people.
Out of the Wild: Out of the Wild
After being picked up by strangers on the side of the road, the group arrives in a nearby town and surprisingly enough, their loved ones are there to greet them.
Man vs. Wild: Bear Bath
In freezing-cold Iceland, Bear Grylls uses rocks and moss to create a makeshift (and in his words, heavenly) hot tub.
Man vs. Wild: Bogged Down
Struggling to keep his attitude positive, Bear Grylls suffers a setback when Iceland's boggy terrain takes a liking to his leg.
Man vs. Wild: Inelegant Progress
Navigating one's way -- alone, and with limited equipment -- through Iceland's glaciers may not be graceful, but Bear Grylls sure manages to make it work.
Get Out Alive: A Fateful Call
Joe Sbaffoni -- then Pennsylvania's director of deep-mine safety -- remembers the late-night phone call that plunged him into a terrifying race against time.
Get Out Alive: The Nightmare Begins
British security officers Carl Mason and Mike Kelly recall trying to keep well-armed Somali pirates at bay with nothing but their oil tanker's water cannons.