About The Re-Inventors

Historical enthusiasts, Matt Hunter and Jeremy MacPherson take strange inventions from history and bring them back to life in this brand new series.

The Re-Inventors

Matt Hunter and Jeremy MacPherson draw upon old inventions and recreate them using modern techniques and advanced science.

Matt Hunter and Jeremy MacPherson

Matt Hunter and Jeremy MacPherson

Each experiment is different and focuses upon various inventions from different cultures and periods of time with the guys finding a historic invention, constructing it and then testing and evaluating its success.

In Monday’s double-bill, the Re-Inventors try out a number of prototypes that were designed to prevent seafarers from drowning and then investigate if strapping a parachute to your head and leaping from a burning building would actually help you survive a fire.