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Travel Channel's Thrill Factor: Where Mythbusters, Roller Coasters and Science Collide (VIDEO)

Originally posted 08/12/2015 07:25AM

In Travel Channel's new series Thrill Factor, two Mythbusters vets are (literally) diving into science to find out why some of the nation's most amazing amusement park rides get adrenaline junkies' blood pumping every time.

In an exclusive clip from Wednesday's premiere episode, "Fear of Falling 335 Feet," Kari Byron and Tory Belleci use themselves as test subjects as they take the plunge down Florida's Busch Gardens' Falcon's Fury, the tallest freestanding ride in North America at 335 feet.

Emotions run high in the clip as the ride pulls the hosts up hundreds of feet, with Belleci asking Byron, "What did you have for breakfast?"

"You're about to find out," she responds.

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Family Travels 13,000 Miles Across 12 Time Zones in 96 Days: 'It Wasn't Easy, but It Was a Blast'

Family Travels 13,000 Miles Across 12 Time Zones in 96 Days: 'It Wasn't Easy, but It Was a Blast'

Originally posted 05/07/2015 05:35PM

Bruce Kirkby and his wife Christine decided to take their two children on an adventure – one that would span across 13,000 miles and 12 different time zones.

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Food Show Host Adam Richman Apologizes for Instagram Comments

Travel Channel Postpones Adam Richman's Man Finds Food After Instagram Controversy

Originally posted 07/02/2014 03:45PM

The Travel Channel has postponed Man Finds Food – slated to premiere Wednesday – after the show's star exploded at Instagram followers over a controversial hashtag.

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Samantha Brown Welcomes Twins

Samantha Brown Welcomes Twins

Originally posted 01/22/2013 03:30PM

Son Ellis James and daughter Elizabeth Mae arrived Thursday in Brooklyn, the Travel Channel host tells PEOPLE

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