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Making Stuff Safer Preview

Preview: Season 40 Episode 21 | 30s | Video has closed captioning.

The world has always been a dangerous place, so how do we increase our odds of survival? In "Making Stuff: Safer," David Pogue explores the cutting-edge research of scientists and engineers who want to keep us out of harm’s way. Some are countering the threat of natural disasters with new firefighting materials and safer buildings. Others are at work on technologies to thwart terrorist attacks.

Aired: 10/02/13

Rating: NR

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