How Stuff Works is about the stuff that makes the world go ‘round. It’s truly incredible to see the ingenious lengths people go to in order to extract rubber and iron, corn and wheat, and water and salt from the earth. Equally amazing is the number of different and varied products that can be derived from something so fundamental.
The HowStuffWorks DVD set provides an insider's look at a dozen materials, beverages, and food items we consume or utilize each day. Mundane, and yet vitally important to our daily routine of living, the items make up the stuff in the title of the hit TV series. Twelve HowStuffWorks videos are contained in the three-disc set, which informs you about the making and usage of everything from corn and rubber to coffee and beer. In the HowStuffWorks DVD set, you'll discover that there are many incredible things in this world that we simply take for granted, maybe because they're commonplace. In the HowStuffWorks videos, you'll learn that maybe it's because we're just used to seeing them around. But the truth is, each of these seemingly mundane items has a fascinating story behind it. In the Discovery DVDs, HowStuffWorks, prepare to be amazed.