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For his entire life, one man has nursed the dream of putting mankind into space. Inspired by the Dan Dare comic strip, Alan Bond first started building rockets as a teenager in his back garden. He started his career working on Britain's Blue Streak rocket, then HOTOL - the world's first attempt to b...
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A decade after the Air France Flight 4590 disaster outside Paris, which played a role in sealing Concorde's fate and bringing the supersonic age to a close, this documentary uses archive footage and reconstructions to tell the story of the airliner. Engineers, pilots and VIP passengers discuss the s...
Since the invention of the internet 30 years ago network technology has connected us in increasingly intimate ways. Today the world is literally at our fingertips through our phones. The immediacy of connection has radically impacted life in the 21st century, especially when it comes to sex and love...
reveals the daily battle between the Internet's outlaws and the hackers who oppose them by warding off system attacks, training IT professionals and police officers, and watching cyberspace for signs of imminent infowar. Through interviews with frontline personnel from the Department of Defense, NYP...
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GamerSpawn takes you on a trip through the history of the Battlefield franchise. From the shores of Normandy and the jungles of Vietnam to the streets of the Middle East, Battlefield has brought big, explosive battles to multiplayer gaming for the past decade. Now, relive the greatest moments of the...
Machine to Die For is about the search for perpetual motion and free energy.Conventional science claims this is impossible, yet generations of inventors have been mesmerized by the promise of an engine that powers itself.The world’s reliance on diminishing fossil fuel resources and the associated pr...
Documentary about the origins of the internet. The internet was created by the United States Department of Defense in 1969 as a means of secure communications in case of nuclear war. The program goes back 30 years to a time before e-mail, online shopping and interactive games to see how technology i...

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"It all started when I Googled my name" said Killeen of his movie. And who in today's day and age hasn't engaged in just such an activity in a moment of idle "webbing." The difference here that the filmmaker actually followed up on his findings by not only contacting his namesake...
As Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner makes its inaugural flight, Rolls-Royce engineers celebrate the performance of its revolutionary Trent 1000 jet engines. They’re the latest in a family of sophisticated aero engines that have driven Rolls-Royce to become world leaders in the market for jumb...
Aaron Swartz, the co-founder of well known news aggregation website Reddit.com and developer of the RSS web feed format was a big thinker who fell in love with all things tech from a very young age, having only been 13 years of age when he started work on developing RSS and 19 when Reddit was born....
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The Venus Project's video, Welcome To The Future, presents an attainable vision of what our world could be if we intelligently apply science and technology with environmental and human concern - a future where war, poverty and hunger could be but a distant memory. It advocates surpassing the monetar...
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Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is a major gaming company which has created several successful PC games, including Warcraft, Starcraft and the Diablo series, and the MMORPG World of Warcraft. It's now been 20 years since Blizzard started in the gaming industry. To celebrate, they've released this inter...
The hunt for the Higgs boson, god particle or goddamn particle, the one that gives things mass, came closer to an end.Physicists at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider in Europe, the world’s largest particle accelerator, found evidence of the particle and its energy field. But the LHC didn’t do it alone.Th...
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In Los Angeles, a remarkable experiment is underway; the police are trying to predict crime, before it even happens.At the heart of the city of London, one trader believes that he has found the secret of making billions with maths. In South Africa, astronomers are attempting to catalogue the entire...
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This is a documentary about the role of concept cars in the auto industry. The special vehicles are prototypes of ideal cars that are showcased for public exhibition. For those who are not familiar with the traditions of the global car industry, carmakers are constantly designing and making special...
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This documentary tells the story of the Sud Aviation Caravelle, the western world's first medium/short haul twin jet airliner and the first anywhere to have its engines mounted on the rear fuselage. The documentary sheds lights on early french and british cooperation and busts the myth about the Car...
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25th Anniversary Documentary. I Am Street Fighter, a documentary previously included in the $150 Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector"s Set, has now been released for free by Capcom. This 72-minute documentary, created by the San Francisco-based production company Area 5, touches on the de...
The utilization of Robotics in military is well shown by US army. Osama and other terrorists were tracked by these military robots. They are robust, they are obedient, they are daring, they don't have fear of death, and most important they have proved themselves in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now, terrori...
Paul Elkins has always loved to doodle; when he turned 8 years old his mother bought him his first serious sketch pad and he has since filled 25 more books with his designs. Elkins redesigned the world around him with his drawings of mini submarines, backpack helicopters, gas vapor carburetors and t...
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Ripped from international headlines, The Hacker Wars takes us directly to the front lines of the battle for the fate of the Internet, freedom and privacy. The film itself tells us the story of an anarchic troll provocateur known as Andrew “weev” Aurenheimer, a prodigy hacker called Jerem...
1993. The broad theme of the episode is the information economy, and it's a whirlwind tour of influential people and tech in the pre-Web 1990s. They focus heavily on Microsoft, Apple, and General Magic, with interviews from key players from each. (Plus, great footage of their headquarters and worksp...
In the early years of the microcomputer, a special kind of game was being played. With limited sound, simple graphics, and tiny amounts of computing power, the first games on home computers would hardly raise an eyebrow in the modern era of photorealism and surround sound. In a world of Quake, Half-...

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Thumb Candy is a 2000 Documentary by Channel 4 about the history of video and computer games. It is hosted by Iain Lee and includes interviews with some of video game history's most important personalities.Film Duration: 48 min .
A Bering Strait crossing is a hypothetical bridge or tunnel spanning the relatively narrow and shallow Bering Strait between the Chukotka Peninsula in Russia and the Seward Peninsula in the U.S. state of Alaska. In principle, the bridge or tunnel would provide an overland connection linking Asia wit...
Born amid the clamor of World War II, the Jeep was called 'America's greatest contribution to modern warfare.' Six thousand years ago, somewhere in Asia, people began using horses and mules in warfare. For 60 centuries these animals were essential in military ventures: galloping forward in bold char...
Nanosciences and nanotechnologies represent a formidable challenge for the research community and industry.World-class infrastructure, new fundamental knowledge, novel equipment for characterisation and manufacturing, multi-disciplinary education and training for innovative and creative engineering,...
GamerSpawn goes into the trenches and onto the frontlines to bring you the full history of Call of Duty. Since 2003, Activision's hit shooter franchise has entertained tens of millions of gamers and transformed the way games are played. From the horrors of the second World War, through the espionage...
To most of the world, the majestic Alps present a scene of wonder. But to European merchants and truckers, they present a troublesome and costly roadblock. Enter the ambitious AlpTransit Tunnel.At just over 56 miles, this Swiss monster is the longest tunnel in the world. That is, it will be once...
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Our memory is dissipating. Hard drives only last five years, a webpage is forever changing and there’s no machine left that reads 15-year old floppy disks. Digital data is vulnerable. Yet entire libraries are shredded and lost to budget cuts, because we assume everything can be found online. B...
An all-new documentary celebrating 10 years of adventure, camaraderie, and /dancing on mailboxes all around Azeroth. Explore the history of WoW with its creators, and journey into corners of Blizzard and the WoW community you"ve never seen before. Film Duration: 61 min
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The history of can making in America, from the earliest examples to modern vacuum sealed cans. Includes many scenes of mass production by industry, and a discussion of the growth of agribusiness. "Just as harvest time means more than the ending of one bountiful season, it contains within itself the...
Josh Davis of Wired magazine investigates an internet botnet attack of Estonia's banks and newspapers.Wired Science reports on cardiac surgery performed by a "robo-doc".Adam Rogers explores the disappearance of home chemistry sets.Ziya Tong delves into technology that is helping children w...
Every day across the world, more than 3 million people catch a plane.Yet despite it being the safest form of travel, many of us are terrified of flying and what we fear most is crashing and dying.Most people believe that if they're in a plane crash their time is up, in fact the truth is surprisingly...
Documentary exploring the workings of three engineering companies, beginning with the only shipyard in Britain capable of building a new class of submarine, which has cost more than $1billion and is able to circumnavigate the globe without surfacing. The programme follows engineers, designers and sk...
The ability to think and reason is what makes us human, setting us apart from the rest of nature. People communicate in intricate ways about various complex subjects and at the centre of it all there is a thinking machine, the computer. With it our thoughts can be recorded and what once seemed possi...
DEF CON is the world's largest hacking conference, held in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2012 it was held for the 20th time. The conference has strict no-filming policies, but for DEF CON 20, a documentary crew was allowed full access to the event. The film follows the four days of the conference, the event...
In Japan, plans are on the table to build Sky City, the tallest structure on earth. The towering, vertical city will house more than 100,000 people. Sky City would be home to the world's very first homesteaders in the sky.Extreme Engineering is the story of large-scale, 21st century construction pro...
Military Channel featuring Point Blank Body Armor. Combat body armor is defined as the body armor which shields the key areas of the heart, lungs, liver and kidneys, as well as a relatively heavy helmet to protect the head, and blast-proof goggles to shield the eyes from any blast. Combat body armor...
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In this film VPRO Backlight take us into a world where we can become our own bank. We tend to take it for granted that money creation is controlled by government and banks but there is a community of people who don’t see this as a given, this community is switching to what they believe is a fa...
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There's much to take for granted in the evolution of technology, or at least in the way that technology appears to us today -refined, perfected, ever cutting-edge.Globally, our energy and resource supplies are becoming increasingly costly to extract and use. Demand has never been higher; ditto level...
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This Department of Interior film captures Boulder Dam - better known as Hoover Dam - in the midst of its construction. See how the Colorado River flowed before, and after, the construction of what was then the world's tallest dam. SUMMARYPart 1 shows the Colorado River and the arid deserts of the So...
A unique business requires a very special home and Virgin Galactic will have just that at Spaceport America in New Mexico. Back in 2005, Virgin Galactic and the State of New Mexico announced that they had reached an historic agreement which would see the building of a state funded $200m spaceport on...
It's the day before the trial starts. Fredrik packs a computer into a rusty old Volvo. Along with his Pirate Bay co-founders, he faces million in damage claims to Hollywood in a copyright infringement case. Fredrik is on his way to install a new computer in the secret server hall. This is where the...
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A remix/concatenation of a four-part documentary by Kirby Ferguson - a writer, director and producer who has created dozens of comedic short films and gotten over four million views on the web - in which he argues argues that everything is a remix, and that all original material builds off of and re...
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An awe-inspiring engineering feat, Dubai Palm Islands is definitely the largest artificial islands on earth. These Islands are three man made islands in the form of massive palm trees connected to the beaches of Dubai. The first island is the Palm Jumeirah, Jebel Ali Palm second and the third is the...