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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 • 641 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 • 383 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 • 481 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 • 404 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 • 378 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 • 540 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,...
The Government Cover Up of the Oklahoma City Bombing. According to the federal theory, to which the news media ascribed without question, the bombing in Oklahoma City, at the Alfred P. Murrah Building on April 19, 1995, was the work of American dissidents bent on a violent overthrow of the governmen...
AE911Truth’s new 9/11 documentary Solving the Mystery, the destruction of World Trade Center Building #7, WTC 7 on 9/11/01. Join actor, Ed Asner and Architect Richard Gage, AIA and Architects and Engineers as they narrate an unfolding story that decimates the official account (“collapse...
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1996 This is the inside story on one of the most famous and successful heavyweight boxers that the world has ever known. Along with the boxing action there is a look at his controversial life and legal problems. Film Duration: 61 min
Ok so this isn't exactly a documentary but more of a interesting conference talk at TED from Salman Khan, the creator of www.khanacademy.org. He explains how he came to create this fantastic site and the great potential it has to benefit todays society. I came across this video today and I felt I sh...
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Robert Newman presents a comedy tour de force with two incredible live stand up shows on this DVD."History of Oil' has become a cult hit worldwide. Through a mixture of stand up, sketches and filmed inserts, Robert Newman gives an original take on the last 150 years of our history. "Caliba...
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The Age of Stupid stars Pete Postlethwaite as a man living in the devastated future world of 2055, looking at old footage and asking: why didn't we stop climate change when we had the chance? It is a co-production between Franny's company Spanner Films and Executive Producer John Battsek's (One Day...
The World Cyber Games 2005 was hosted in the repressive state of Singapore, at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 16 November to 20 November 2005.There were over 800 players from 67 countries.Over 39,000 spectators turned up at the games to cheer for the players.The...

Blue Planet

Science • 2 views
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Partially filmed from orbit during space shuttle missions, the film is about the planet Earth. The changes and constants are highlighted, and the film attempts to show how fragile and unique Earth is. Origins of the planet, how it has changed, what man's role in change is, and other issues are discu...
In the United States child poverty has reached record levels, with over 16 million children now affected nationwide. One in twelve americans are now jobless and many children are growing up with little hope of long term employment. With middle class families loosing their homes sometimes with very s...
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Hailed as a harmless chemical that would prevent tooth decay, new evidence shows how fluoride could be linked to serious health problems. Fluoridation was first advanced in the US at the end of the second World War. Proponents argued that fluoride in water and toothpaste would help to protect teeth...
Racism and ethnic discrimination in the United States has been a major issue since the colonial era and the slave era. Legally sanctioned racism imposed a heavy burden on Native Americans, African Americans, Asian Americans, and Latin Americans. European Americans (particularly Anglo Americans) were...
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British grandmasters Dan King and Ray Keene offer tips on playing chess, taking viewers through a special demonstration game from opening gambit to checkmate and revealing the key moves that can lead to victory. They reveal how to outwit an opponent using techniques including forks, pins and skewers...
This set features five documentaries on monsters, witches, and other strange phenomena.Titles include Witches, Devil, Creatures, Halloween and Superstition which attempts to trace the origins of the darkest of all holidays.Witches, demons, werewolves, superstitions and the history of Halloween are a...
Watch now in HD!Philosopher Anders Sandberg does not accept death as a foregone conclusion. According to him it will become possible this century to upload your mind into a computer. He is a member of a small group that calls itself the transhumanists. TRANSHUMAN is a short documentary film by direc...
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Sean Langan's documentary Mission Accomplished is comprised primarily of Langan's travels through Iraq a few months after President Bush declared that the end of major combat operations had been reached. Langan includes footage of firefights and suici
Pesticides are substances or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating any pest. Pesticides are a special kind of products for crop protection. Crop protection products in general protect plants from damaging influences such as weeds, diseases or insects. A p...

Area 51

Mystery • 6 views
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In southern Nevada, there exists a 575 square mile block of land that goes by many names: The Box, Paradise Ranch, Groom Lake, Watertown Strip and Dreamland. But most refer to this mysterious region as Area 51. Since the late 1950's the skies above Dreamland have been home to an array of unidentifie...
This rare documentary takes a look at the true nature of magnetism, electricity and gravity. Crystals, Physics of a fractal universe and Spin on orbiting bodies. Also speaks of pyramids and how to make one to grow large crops. Excellent video provides insights into Pyramidal and Tetrahedral Geometry...
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Andrew Wiles stumbled across the world's greatest mathematical puzzle, Fermat's Theorem, as a ten-year-old schoolboy, beginning a 30-year quest with just one goal in mind - to solve the problem that has baffled minds for three centuries. Film Duration: 48 min
FBI agents, including Oliver "Buck" Revell, who headed the Unabom investigation, trace the often-frustrating course of their long inquiry, from the first bomb in 1978 to the arrest of Kaczynski at his remote Montana cabin. The program also traces Kaczynski's life before he dropped out of s...
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A slew of businesses now offer to test your DNA and assess your risk of getting cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses. But can genetic testing provide accurate predictions of conditions with complex genetic underpinnings? On another front, researchers at Harvard have launched the Personal Genom...
Black Audio Film’s final video-essay explored the Faustian drama of 26 year old Tupac Shakur, the charismatic hiphop MC and actor whose unsolved murder transformed a brief career into posthumous legend. Through Tupac, George fashions a fascinating and complex meditation on the legacies of revoluti...
Since being unearthed in 1974, experts have attempted to resolve an enduring enigma about one of archaeology’s greatest finds. Now, with the help of 21st century technology, the once mighty army with its life size warriors rises from the dust of two millennia.The Terracotta Army (literally “soldier...
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Paris Is Burning is a 1990 documentary film directed by Jennie Livingston. Filmed in the mid-to-late 1980s, it chronicles the ball culture of New York City and the African American, Latino, gay and transgender communities involved in it. Many members of the ball culture community consider Paris Is B...
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In the wake of the swine flu outbreak, virologist Dr Mike Leahy uses over 50 years of BBC archive to explore the history of pandemics - infectious diseases caused by bacteria, viruses and parasites.Inspired by the Horizon back catalogue, he tells the extraordinary story of smallpox, one of the most...
PART TWO – FightbackDr Iain Stewart investigates the counter attack that was launched by the global warming sceptics in the 1990s. At the start of the 1990s it seemed the world was united. At the Rio Earth summit the world signed up to a programme of action to start tackling climate change. Ev...
How can we nurture creativity in education? The Raising Creativity documentary project answers the why, who, how, what, and now what about creativity in education respectively (i.e., why is this topic important, who has spoken/written on this topic already, how will this issue be investigated this t...
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If you want to know what the scientists know about evolution, then here it is.An enormous breadth of information, assimilated, compressed, and congealed into an easily understood, visually irresistible presentation.Facts Of Evolution (made by the Cassiopeia Project) has layer upon layer of evidence...
The Road to Armageddon: A Spiritual Documentary examines the universal concept of the Apocalypse on an intensely personal and spiritual level, not as the end of the world but as the end of you: your body, your mind and, if you’re not careful, your soul.The film puts the viewer on the front lin...
In the late 1980s, Melbourne was the hub of the computer underground in Australia, if not the world. The hackers who formed the underground were not disgruntled computer professionals or gangs of organised criminals. They were disaffected teenagers who used their basic home computers to explore the...
Audrey Marie Santo is was an ordinary girl, untill at the age of 3 she fell into the swimming pool and drowned. At the hospital she regained her breath, but fell in a coma. Her parents brought her to Medjugorje where appearances of the virgin Mary were sighted, hoping for a miracle. The virgin Mary...
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In Dying To Have Known, filmmaker Steve Kroschel went on a 52-day journey to find evidence to the effectiveness of the Gerson Therapy - a long-suppressed natural cancer cure.His travels take him across both the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans, from upstate New York to San Diego to Alaska, from Japan...
The infant and maternal mortality rates in the mountainous regions of northern Vietnam are 10 times higher than the national average. This Al Jazeera film tells the story of a Hmong ethnic minority midwife who has been trained to provide maternal care to her community in the isolated Chi Ca commune....