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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 • 1170 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 • 847 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 • 857 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 • 723 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 • 819 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 • 1142 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...
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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,...
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This is the story of one mans obsessive desire to control and even kill women, throughout his life John Taylor repeatedly found himself being drawn to woods, it was here that he would quietly watch and wait for his next victim.His crimes went undetected for more than a decade until the year 2000 whe...

When Girls Kill

Crime • 7 views
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The special recounts "four shocking stories of young girls convicted of unthinkable crimes." Featuring exclusive interviews and first-hand accounts from the convicted teens, E! delves into these four tragic tales of murder to show how rebellious acts and toxic romances can result in lives in ruin.Fi...
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In this shocking Dispatches special we witness the devastating effects of illegal drug abuse, not on those who use them but rather on the 350,000 or so children who’s parents have a serious drug problem and the grandparents who tend to be left to pick up the pieces.Around 3,500 babies are born...
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The story of the US Army reserves. Documentary film tells of its formation, the training process and its story from World War 2 up until the VietNam War.Film Duration: 28 min .
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Hepatitis C is a liver disease which tends to be very contagious, being spread primarily through contact with the blood of someone who is infected. It’s severity can range from a mild illness lasting only a couple of weeks to becoming a serious, lifelong illness which attacks the liver.Recentl...
American Vice-President Dick Cheney has walked the corridors of world power for three decades. Cheney’s remarkable life story involves the relentless accumulation of power in every form. Elected for a second term, he continues to be one of the most powerful and well-connected men in the world. The f...
Guy Clarkson takes off in his bush plane, a Piper Super Cub on a four-hour filmic journey along the great Divide. The Blackfoot Indians call it "Mistakis", the "Backbone of the World". Clarkson feels expecially responsible for two thousand kilometres of the Rocky Mountains, from Yellowstone National...

The Bomb

Technology • 14 views
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Over 70 years ago the nuclear bomb altered our reality forever and in this film The Bomb we see it’s transformation from the theoretical, to the physical when it was first used August 6, 1945, it was on this day the public learned of a new type of weapon, a destroyer of worlds.We witness the n...
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Putin has created what he calls a "vertical of power," something unlike any we see in other great nations. As the Russian chess grandmaster Gary Kasparov -- himself a harsh critic of Putin -- has noted, the entire structure of Russian political power rests on one man. When the czar died, you knew th...
PART THREE – New ChallengesHaving explained the science behind global warming, and addressed the arguments of the climate change sceptics earlier in the series, in this third and final part Dr Iain Stewart looks at the biggest challenge now facing climate scientists. Just how can they predict...
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Over 100,000 United States Veterans are homeless every year. In a powerful, one-hour documentary, filmmaker Issac Goeckeritz takes viewers into the largely invisible world of homeless veterans and the difficult, but hopeful, pathways home.
In 2001, Andrew Bagby, a medical resident, is murdered not long after breaking up with his girlfriend. Soon after, when she announces she’s pregnant, one of Andrew’s many close friends, Kurt Kuenne, begins this film, a gift to the child.Friends, relatives, and colleagues say warm and loving things a...
Man versus nature; in the summer of 1970 a barbaric hunt kills five orca whales and destroys the lives of countless others. Six young orcas are ripped away from their family, sold to marine parks, and shipped across the world to enter into a life of slavery. Three decades later only one survives. An...
The Mystery of Picasso (French: Le mystère Picasso) is a 1956 French documentary film about the painter Pablo Picasso, directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot, and showing Picasso in the act of creating paintings for the camera. Most of the paintings were subsequently...
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An amazing tale of luck in the face of nature's terrifying powerIn 2007, paraglider Ewa Wisnierska was sucked into a thunderstorm that propelled her to a height of 10,000 metresFilm Duration: 44 min
It’s Boxing Day, 2003 and much of Britain was quite as millions of people celebrated the Christmas holidays, but not everyone of course has time off. In Leads two police officers said goodbye to their families and went to work at Killingbeck police station, they were PC Neil Roper and by his s...
An insightful and well researched documentary on plants, about their place on our planet, in the food chain, and showcases mind blowing evidence that not only are they more evolved than even humans, but they more than just passively produce oxygen; they actually think and interact with the world aro...
British boxing legend Chris Eubank sits down with and speaks to award-winning TV journalist Gabriel Clarke about his life in sport and the legacy in which he left behind once retiring. From his early life growing up on the streets of Peckham to defending his world title 18 times we learn about what...
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Some crimes can be so undeniably gruesome that they defy logic and have people asking questions forever more, in Aberdeen, NSW, Austrailia, the case of Katherine Mary Knight did just that.Katherine was a family women but she was also known to have a violent streak in her, brought on by the violent t...
Through a secret program called the Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO), there was a concerted effort to subvert the will of the people to avoid the rise of a black Messiah that would mobilize the African-American community into a meaningful political force.This documentary establishes histori...
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No single event in the history of the Second World War has left such a traumatic mark on German consciousness as the catastrophic defeat on the banks of the Volga in 1942/43. On the 60th anniversary of the battle, BROADVIEW TV in association with ZDF portrayed the collapse of the German Sixth Army i...
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The origin of video games lies in early cathode ray tube-based missile defense systems in the late 1940s. These programs were later adapted into other simple games during the 1950s. By the late 1950s and through the 1960s, more computer games were developed (mostly on mainframe computers), gradually...
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The drug which started out as a fad back in the 1970’s amongst the motorcycle gang subculture has now spread right across the United States, it is known by many names, Speed, Meth, Glass, etc. Despite the governments best efforts to crack down on it, methamphetamine has become far more destruc...
The story of Dr AQ Khan, a scientist who copied secret blueprints from his Dutch employers in a bid to make his native Pakistan a nuclear force, and became a national hero following the testing of his bomb design in 1998. However, the CIA and MI6 discovered the terrifying extent of his plans, and he...
Until now, GamerSpawn History has focused on documenting the detailed history of triple ­A military shooter franchises like Battlefield and Call of Duty. But with this documentary film, we’ll shift gears in order to bring you an in­depth look into the conception, development, and continued gro...
The Man Who Loved The Number 12 is a film that explores excessive behaviour which is so extreme it can tear families apart. It is a portrait of a husband and father who has been decimated by obsessive compulsive disorder and a family who are learning how to cope with his crippling mental illness.Thi...
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On June 15, a Houston jury convicted Arthur Andersen — the 89-year-old accounting firm once known as the gold standard of integrity in auditing — for obstruction of justice in the government’s investigation of Enron, Andersen’s biggest client. With the demise of Andersen, the...
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For decades marine captivity has been one of the most profitable industries in the tourism sector, bringing millions of people from all over the world in to watch these animals jump, splash and play. However, in recent years a much darker side to the industry has come to light.Whilst many of the mar...
The Tuskegee syphilis experiment (also known as the Tuskegee syphilis study or Public Health Service syphilis study) was an infamous clinical study conducted between 1932 and 1972 in Tuskegee, Alabama by the U.S. Public Health Service to study the natural progression of untreated syphilis in poor, r...
In this episode of Future Weapons Richard shows us the Active Denial System, a non-lethal way of protecting troops, the Crusher unmanned ground combat vehicle, and the US Army’s Future Combat Systems that integrates soldiers and technology like never before.
The struggle of many Turkish Dutch people: do you have to choose between your fatherland and your motherland?During and after the failed coup attempt in Turkey, thousands of Turkish Dutch living in The Netherlands went on the streets to support President Erdogan and the elected Turkish government. T...
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Andrew travels to Uganda, known as the pearl of Africa, where the people are friendly and the food is simple. He hunts for a fish that lives on land, harvests flying ants, and sinks his teeth into the meat of a sugar cane rat.
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UFC 189 was the biggest event the UFC ever put on, whether it was the number of pay per view sales,  tickets sold, media coverage, Sinead O’Connor and Aaron Lewis preforming live as entrance music for the main event, all this was for a man who made his UFC debut two years prior, having only ha...
Thierry Legault is not your average amateur astronomer, inviting the kids over and pointing a dinky backyard telescope at the Big Dipper. He’s a renowned astrophotographer, painstakingly chronicling the orbits of planets, distant galaxies, spaceships, and—to the chagrin of the intelligence community...
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The Kuwaiti oil fires were a result of the scorched earth policy of Iraqi military forces retreating from Kuwait in 1991 after conquering the country; but being driven out by Coalition military forces. (see Gulf War).The resulting fires burned out of control because of the dangers of sending in fire...