Have you ever wondered how we are able to watch TV programs from the other side of the world? Or how does the Hurricane Center give us those really cool satellite shots of storms forming thousands of miles away?

It all has to do with satellites in synchronous orbit above the surface of our Earth. Here is a do it yourself scientist who has made a pretty cool model to demonstrate the procedure. It's all pretty straightforward until he flips the switch. Just wait for it and you will see for yourself what happens when science goes wrong.