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The Climate Change series explains how greenhouse gases work, looks at alternative theories to climate change, and debunks the huge number of urban myths that are zipping round the Internet. A basic look at how climate scientists infer that man-made carbo
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This is the incredibly strange tale of Howard and his wife Kathy Walmsley, you see one day back in the late 90’s Howard told Kathy a little lie, he claimed to have won an £8.9 million jackpot on the British National Lottery and Kathy believed him. As a result the two went on a shopping spree,...
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A new found interest in N.W.A. and their music has emerged from the light that has been shone on the hardcore rap group by the recent release of the film “Straight Outta Compton”, which portrays the trails and tribulations faced by the West Coast collective as they rose to fame. This doc...
What's the biggest threat to humanity you can think of? Pollution, disease, natural disasters, terrorism, crime, drugs...? But do we ever think about our basic life support needs? We usually don't have to because luckily for us we have a system. It's a system where you can gain employment and work f...
Directed by Alex Gibney, Going Clear is a feature documentary that caused quite a stir when it was released earlier this year (2015). It instantly received widespread praise from movie critics and was nominated for seven Emmy Awards, winning three, which included Best Documentary.The film itself div...
A look at how the universe could end with various theories explored such as a "random quantum fluctuation" where everything is obliterated in the blink of an eye; where all energy is consumed and ends in a "cosmic ice age"; where everything collapses into black holes and disappea...
The fundamental nature of reality is actually consciousness. In his documentary Peter Russell explores the reasons why consciousness may be the fundamental essence of the Universe. Many have made such claims from metaphysical perspectives, but the possibility has always been ignored by the scientifi...
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This is a documentary on the rise of misrepresented substances, as well as a critique of ineffective drug policy.According to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, over 250 new drugs have been discovered since 2009.There are so many different psychoactive drugs floating around...
Peter Greenaway: Take 6 - Act of God - Some Lightning Experiences 1961-1980(15 January 1981)An early directorial outing for Peter Greenaway, this is a witty, insightful documentary he made for Thames Television in 1980, about lightning strike survivors. Film Duration: 27 min
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Popular Documentaries

Entrepreneur Elon Musk is a man with many plans. The founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX sits down with TED curator Chris Anderson to share details about his visionary projects, which include a mass-marketed electric car, a solar energy leasing company and a fully reusable rocket. Film Durati...
The feminist movement (also known as the women's liberation movement, the women's movement, or feminism) refers to a series of campaigns for reforms on issues such as reproductive rights, domestic violence, maternity leave, equal pay, women's suffrage, sexual harassment, and sexual violence, all of...

The Strange World of Nanoscience

Science • 2010 • 17 minutes • 458 views
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The term 'nano' describes one billionth of something, and can be used in many units such as nanograms or nanometers. The Strange World of Nanoscience takes a look into the world of nanoscience to see how this fascinating science is changing our world in areas from health to personal technology....

The End of Darkness

Environment • 2016 • 5 minutes • 722 views
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"Anytime somebody comes up to a telescope, they ask a question like 'which is further; that star or the moon?'... they really don't know". In our increasingly light-polluted world, what does it take to glimpse a truly dark night sky? This beautiful documentary short takes a look to the skies in t...
Colorado made history as the first state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use. NBC News correspondent Harry Smith tells the story behind this stunning development, which has been called one of the great social experiments of the next century.Film Duration: 00:42
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A look into the properties of the drug Scopolamine, also known as Devil's Breath'. The infamous drug is known for it's physically and mentally unpleasant effects on the consumer - most notably the failure to exercise free will. Ryan Duffy travels to Colombia to find out more about the drug and it...

UK's Scariest Debt Collector

Crime • 35 minutes • 639 views
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After five years in prison, Shaun Smith uses his skills as an ex gang member to strike fear into the hearts of those who fail to pay debts. A typical debt for Shaun is a dispute between a gangster and a businessman to the tune of £300,000. Shaun is tasked with recovering the debt, aided by a dog...

Revolution OS

Technology • 2001 • 85 minutes • 442 views
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This documentary traces the history of GNU, Linux, open source, and the free software movement. The film begins with glimpses of Raymond, a Linux IPO, Torvalds, the idea of Open Source, Perens, Stallman, then sets the historical stage in the early days of hackers and computer hobbyists when code...
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Chuck Feeney, self-made American Billionaire and Co-Founder of DFS, world's leading duty free luxury retailer, agrees to a rare on-screen interview concerning his life's secret devotion: a lifetime of awe-aspiring anonymous charity. An Irish-American born in New Jersey during the Great Depression,...