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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...
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

The End of Darkness

Environment • 2016 • 5 minutes • 1531 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...

The Strange World of Nanoscience

Science • 2010 • 17 minutes • 1146 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....
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Why has the samurai sword always been such a powerful symbol of Japanese culture? Dr. Inazo Nitobe, the man pictured on Japan's 5,000-yen note, tried to answer that question for the world. As a Japanese diplomat at the League of Nations, he was asked by a western colleague how - without religious in...

Globesity: Fat's New Frontier

Health • 59 minutes • 1115 views
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Obesity is no longer just a rich country's problem. It's now taken hold in poor and emerging countries and is rapidly developing into an insurmountable health crisis. Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some cancers are on the march in nation's ill equipped to treat sufferers or educate others about...

Football's Most Dangerous Rivalry

Sport • 2012 • 45 minutes • 970 views
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The rivalry between football clubs Rangers and Celtic goes past typical name calling and dives into violence, racial slurs and pure hatred. The rivalry between Glasgow's "Old Firm" sides is the most famous in world football. It's the game's flagship loathing, proof of the power of the sport to in...

Revolution OS

Technology • 2001 • 85 minutes • 1055 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...

UK's Scariest Debt Collector

Crime • 35 minutes • 1468 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...

Devil's Breath - The World's Scariest Drug

Drugs • 35 minutes • 1070 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...
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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,...
Lake Griffin, Florida. A killer is on the loose, striking some of the states oldest inhabitants. American Alligators, up to fifteen feet long and 1,000 pounds, thrash sporadically at the surface of the lake. Dozens swim around and around in circles, disoriented, while others clamber out of the lake...
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This is the story of three mothers who fiercely love their imperfect babies, all of whom were born with microcephaly which resulted in their heads being abnormally small and their brains underdeveloped. This can mean severe intellectual impairment, frequent seizures, even blindness and deafness, the...
Earth a 4.5 billion year old planet which is still very much evolving and as continents shift and clash due to tectonic plate movement volcanos erupt and glaciers grow and recede, the Earths crust is carved in numerous and fascinating ways, leaving a trail of geological mysteries behind.In this film...
Amy Winehouse was a popular singer and songwriter, winner of 5 Grammy awards. She was successful with many musical styles like jazz, R&B and Jazz. Even though she was talented musician, she was just as well known for her health and drugs problems as her music. At July 23th 2011, aged 27, Amy Winehou...
American Firefighters, originally released in 1990 provides us with a unique raw glimpse into the average days of a firefighter. We see first hand how they spend their time off with family, how they sleep and above all how they operate once that alarm starts ringing.Right from the get go we quickly...
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This is the story of two genuine scientific heroes. For forty years, John Bahcall and Ray Davis were engaged in a single extraordinary experiment – to find out why the Sun shines. In the end they would triumph. Davis would win the Nobel Prize and, thanks to their work, a whole new theory about...
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Dr Wayne Dyer gives us a lesson in enlightenment in one of the most inspirational films ever made. This film raises awareness about the importance of positive thinking and how it can influence our lives in better ways. In it's subtle teachings, it shows the ways in which you can be happier and more...
Elon Musk discusses his new project digging tunnels under LA, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX and his motivation for building a future on Mars in conversation with TED's Head Curator, Chris Anderson.The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the wo...
In California, on top of a desolate mountain stands a tree, it is no ordinary tree, it is in fact the world’s oldest living organism. A twisted bristlecone pine tree which goes by the name Methuselah, a name given to it by the scientist who discovered it.It is now over 4,000 years old and to p...
At the dawn of the 21st century there is one last unexplored territory on Earth, it’s a place of awesome spectacle, unseen horrors and terrifying life and death battles between man and nature, where is this place you ask? It’s inside Barry Austin, Britain’s fattest man.No one in Br...
This is the story of a nightmare, a demon that strikes healthy teenagers and young adults, it robs them of past, present, future and even life itself. Schizophrenia is considered to be one of the most complicated and fascinated mental health disorders that people can get, primarily because it is so...
Having your own energy sources is an important weapon in the world economy. Since 2013, the United States has made important foes of fossil-rich opponents like Saudi Arabia important in extracting shale gas and shale oil from its own soil. The price for a barrel of crude oil fell from 100 to less th...
In 1959 four major jazz albums were made that changed music forever these where Miles Davis – Kind of Blue, Dave Brubeck – Time Out, Charles Mingus – Mingus Ah Um and Ornette Comeman’s album entitled The Shape of Jazz to Come. It was in 1959 that saw musicians starting to exp...
This episode of Dispatches from Channel 4 examines the crime which shook Britain to its very core, the murder of 2 year old James Bulger in 1993. More specifically it sets sights on James’ killers Robert Thompson (born 23 August 1982) and Jon Venables (born 13 August 1982) at 10 years of age t...
Wayne Douglas Gretzky, (born January 26, 1961) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and former head coach. He played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for four teams from 1979 to 1999. Nicknamed "The Great One", he has been called "the greatest hockey player ever" by many...
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Mr Chohan had a successful business worth £5m. Kenneth Regan was known as Captain Cash from his drug dealing days, and along with his two henchmen, they hatched a plot to take over the Chohan’s business and use it to front their drug smuggling ring. Mr Chohan, his young wife, her mother, and the cou...
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In mid February 2013, the Cecil hotel of Los Angeles received complaints of a peculiar dark tinge to the hotels drinking water. People described how it had a funny taste and a strange odour. One guest even detailed how “the shower was was awful, when you turned the tap on the water was coming...
Dennis Nilsen is one of Britain’s biggest serial killers of the 21st century, he has openly admitted to murdering fifteen young men at his homes in London. Was was it that drove an apparent respectable civil servant to go on a four year killing spree? Why did he confess all to police and who w...
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When we are born we already know one thing, we have too little time, much too little time. In the blink of an eye or the shedding of a tear we become old. We are all born to die, but there is hope because isn’t ageing merely an illness? One that will sooner or later catch up with each an every...
The International Space Station (ISS) is an internationally developed research facility, which is being assembled in low Earth orbit. On-orbit construction of the station began in 1998 and is scheduled for completion by 2011. The station will remain in operation until at least 2015, and likely 2020....
June 1989, for weeks hundreds of thousands of students of Chinese students and workers had defied their authority leaders and camped out in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square calling for change. It was a revolution in the making, as people for the first time were questioning authority in China and thi...
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez speaks about the advantages of socialism over capitalism and explains why true democracy cannot exist under the latter. Noting that the American empire's practice of privatization, foreign intervention, and violence is not conducive to a humanistic society, Chavez in...
A unique glimpse into the terrifying world of disarming bombs, we see the filmmakers of this documentary being granted unprecedented access to the British Army’s Bomb Disposal Course, the most demanding training regime available.Focusing on the conflict between Northern Ireland and the United...
North Korea has just tested a nuclear bomb which is believed to be 10 times more powerful than the one used on Hiroshima. Kim Jong Un versus Donald Trump is the most dangerous stand off seen in decades and people are no longer asking if the hermit kingdom can be stopped from developing nuclear weapo...
40 Years and Counting... Back to the Moon! captures the history of our space program from its earliest days in Florida to the major milestones of our space heritage, including the early launch failures of cold war weapons systems, the first manned spaceflights, the lunar landings by the crews of the...
As Tibetan protesters take to the streets in the biggest and most bloody challenge to Chinese rule in nearly 20 years, Dispatches reports on the hidden reality of life under Chinese occupation after spending three months undercover, deep inside the region. Dozens are feared dead after the recent cla...
Tuam, a quiet town in the west of Ireland. Tuam, a name that traumatised the whole of Ireland in the spring of 2014, when an unimaginable story was revealed. A hidden mass grave containing the remains of some 800 children was discovered on the former grounds of a home for single mothers, a hell on e...
Rome's glory had shone for a thousand years. The Roman Empire had united all lands from Spain to Syrhia, created more prosperity, more stability and more peace than the Western world had ever seen - nothing lasts forever. In the 3rd Century AD, civil war engulfed the empire. Chaos and corruption und...
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In South Korea addiction to gaming has become an epidemic, with murders attributed to it and psychiatric units struggling to cope. And whilst the South binges, North Korean cyber warriors have been striking.“Sitting in a chair for a long period of time can lead to slipped discs or the formation of b...
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A documentary on the Federal Siege at Ruby Ridge.“Ruby Ridge was the site of a violent confrontation and siege in the U.S. state of Idaho in 1992. It involved Randy Weaver, his family, Weaver’s friend Kevin Harris, federal agents from the United States Marshals Service, and the Federal B...
This past NBA season will be remembered not for the hard-fought duels but for the unrelenting excellence of the Golden State Warriors. After barreling through the opening rounds of the playoffs without losing a game, the sweet-shooting Warriors met the Cleveland Cavaliers in the title bout for the t...
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Rathkeale in County Limerick, Ireland, may seem like any other sleepy rural village though it is anything but. Irelands traveling community seem to have chosen the town as their spiritual home, their Mecca and have all but made it their own.The settled community now claim to be under siege and in th...
This is a great eyeopening documentary film. The left is far more infiltrated by actual paid agents of the FBI and the CIA, and the like, than most of us on the left are willing to think about seriously. The CIA"has virtually unlimited funds. It is above and beyond the law and it knows no moral...
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Zara Hartshorn from Rotherham, England is only 16 but she has a rare genetic disorder which she has inherited from her mother, a medical condition which makes her old before her time. Her skin is extremely loose and wrinkly which has left her looking as though she is in her 40’s.The bullying t...