Your Body: The Inside Story
24 hours in the life of you
Every ordinary day, extraordinary things are happening inside the human body. Your Body: The Inside Story explores a day in the life of the you, with an emphasis on the sounds, smells, sights, and sensations of everyday life.
- Bed of nails
- Walk-in beating heart chamber
- A “symphony” of digestion noises
Every ordinary day extraordinary things happen inside your body
Wake from “sleeping” on a real bed of nails. Watch an ordinary bike ride to school morph into thermal imagery of muscle activity. Stand inside the heart and lungs and feel the rhythmic beats and breaths from your head to your toes. Dial a germ on the telephone and try to avoid the coughing and sneezing at the bus stop.
It’s true—you are what you eat
Touching the tops of different food containers releases the symphonic sounds the body makes after digesting everything from beans to fizzy soda. Groundbreaking video technology follows a cherry tomato as it travels from the mouth to the stomach—illustrating the remarkable transformation from food to fuel. Understand what happens inside your body and you can connect your daily activities to your health—and have fun doing it.