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KOCH Vision presents two brand-new releases in the Popular Mechanics for Kids DVD series, which as won multiple awards including Parents' Choice and is based on the successful Popular Mechanics magazine which has provided answers to questions about the workings of things for more than 100 years. Each DVD features 4 episodes and 90 minutes of programming hosted by colorful personalities, and designed to educate as well as entertain. X-Treme Sports & Other Action Adventures (1471227664, $14.98) offers episodes "Sports", in which viewers get to meet star basketball player Damon Stoudamire learn how to throw a pitch from major league master Pedro Martinez; "X-Treme Rides" such as racing down a hill and waterskiing that can have one literally flying, "Sports: Riding, Gliding & Sliding" that includes hands-on surfing experience and what it takes to be a goalie in the NHL, and "Fun in the Desert" which is all about off-road racing desert-style. The DVD Gators & Dragons And Other Wild Beasts (1417227648, $14.98) contains the episodes "Zoos", which deals with the daily reality of everything from zoo feeding time to clipping elephant toenails, to "Talk To The Animals" which gets up close and personal with the coolest members of the animal kingdom, to "Swamps & Gators" which includes a safari in the Everglades and "Killer Creatures" that covers everything from Komodo Dragons to meat- eating bears to tigers. Excitement and enrichment go hand-in-hand in these DVDs, both highly recommended. Both are approximately 92 minutes, color.
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|Title Annotation:||X-Treme Sports & Other Action Adventures; Gators & Dragons And Other Wild Beasts|
|Article Type:||Video Recording Review|
|Date:||May 1, 2005|
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