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Being labeled a redneck is a badge of honor for the five Huntsville, Ala., residents featured in this series. Perhaps it's because, in actuality, they are a heck of a lot smarter than people may think. Led by Travis Taylor, a research scientist with the Department of Defense who holds five advanced degrees, the crew spends weekends mixing a little hillbilly ingenuity with advanced engineering and physics. Along with his father, brother-in-law, nephew and best friend, Travis attempts to find creative solutions to real-world problems ... like using moonshine to fuel a rocket or hydropower to run a kegerator. They also rethink some of the military's defense technologies in their application of beer cans to bombproof a Humvee and junkyard parts to construct "Iron Man" suits that could protect soldiers. Now, you may be a redneck if ... .
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Language: English Release Date: 28 September 2011 Genres: Reality, Science, Technology Time Period: 2010s

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