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1944- Adolf Hitler starts a gigantic offensive in the West. If the Allies cannot contain the German advance, Adolf Hitler could win a victory.This exciting series takes a fresh approach to the great battles of World War Two. Each film tells the story of the head-to-head between two iconic generals.I...
Halloween is an annual holiday, celebrated each year on October 31, that has roots in age-old European traditions. It originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. In the eighth century, Pope Gregory III designated Nove...
A 60 minute special from BBC TWO which revisits the haunting tales of five fires that foretold the Grenfell disaster. For those unaware of this tragedy it was a fire which broke out on 14 June 2017 in the 24 story Grenfell Tower block of flats in North Kensington, West London. The blaze caused 72 de...
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I Want My Sex Back! is the personal tale of three men who went under the knife in order to change their sex but who now years latter regret the permanent procedure. Through a number of interviews we hear how these individuals managed to come to terms with their disappointments and regrets.Billy  und...
Studio 54 was Sodom and Gomorrah with a disco theme, a place where celebrities and civilians alike reveled in unrestrained debauchery. Nothing was off limits when the club was in full swing, drugs, sex and rock and roll.In this special we are given an uncensored look at America’s most outrageo...
Jordan B Peterson, he’s become awfully popular with some people and massively unpopular with others. In this film we get a first hand glimpse into this firestorm of polarising public opinion which was sparked by Peterson when he went public with his stance against Canadian human rights legisla...
In this 3rd episode of Atom 'The Illusion of Reality', scientists explore how reality is just an illusion...The most important scientific discovery of the twentieth century, the discovery of the atom is explored in The Atom. Presented by physicist Dr Jim Al-Khalili, the series will delve into the th...
He was adored around the world yet he died alone, but who was the real George Michael? Was he a superstar simply tormented by the attention that fame brought him or a celebrity obsessed with fighting a war with the tabloid press?This film sets out to explore Michaels previous battles with drink, dru...
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In August 1988, the people of Burma defied decades of military oppression with one of the most remarkable popular uprisings of recent times.The demonstrators carried pictures of…General Aung San, the country’s greatest hero, led Burma to independence from Britain and founded the army that rules toda...
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James Brown travels back in time to take part in what would be remembered as the "attack of the dead men," the bloody conclusion of the battle of Osowiec in World War I. For nearly a year the fortress on the Russian border with Prussia was besieged by the German army. To commemorate the centenary of...
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 • 1614 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 • 1991 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

Devil's Breath - The World's Scariest Drug

Drugs • 35 minutes • 1400 views
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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 • 1880 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 • 1329 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...