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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 • 890 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 • 621 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 • 650 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 • 569 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 • 598 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 • 837 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 edition of COSMIC JOURNEYS explores the still unfolding story of Earth's past and the light it sheds on the science of climate change today. While that story can tell us about the mechanisms that can shape our climate. it's still the unique conditions of our time that will determine sea levels,...
Primal Scream’s seminal album Screamadelica was released in 1991, and synthesized the band’s rock ‘n’ roll roots with the dance culture of that time; for many, the album’s sound and imagery came to be regarded as quintessential symbols of the acid house era, perfectly c...
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From the Authors: Why Poverty? uses film to get people talking about poverty.We commissioned eight documentaries from award-winning film makers and 30 shorts from new and emerging talents. The films are moving, subtle and thought-provoking stories, but they also tackle big issues and pose difficult...
On 19 September 2006 Panorama showed a documentary called "Undercover: Football's Dirty Secrets", which alleged payments in English football contrary to the rules of the Football Association, involving:* That Bolton Wanderers manager Sam Allardyce, and his agent son Craig were implicated f...
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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On the 28th July 1996, at 5am near Brixham harbour in Devon, two fishermen were getting ready to start work. After a weak first haul, they decided to sail another 6 miles out to an area known as the roughs which is rarely fished. After about an hour with the nets down they begin to haul the catch in...
One of the earliest efforts from Richard Dawkins in his identification and attack on the rise of creationism with the rising star of the US fundamentalist Christian demographic. In the important documentary, Dawkins shows ways to easily refute some of the more common creationist arguments.Dawkins be...
Moorland, Somerset, an English village like any other. But last year this quite ordinary place had an extraordinary experience. It was the wettest winter in 250 years. Storms brought misery to large parts of the country, but nowhere was hit worse hit than the Somerset Levels. In the space of 24 hour...
If you don’t know now you know that Tyler, The Creator’s long awaited documentary film ‘Cherry Bomb’ has finally dropped. Directed by Illegal Civilization’s Mikey Alfred, this behind the scenes documentary about Tyler’s third studio film features clips and appeara...
Tensions are running high after police shot and killed a man accused of being a gangster in the London borough of Tottenham on Thursday.At first there was a small and reportedly calm protest by members of the man's family; but within hours the protest had escalated into arson, violence and mass loot...
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Children of the Master Race looks at the Nazis’ secret breeding programme called Lebensborn, and how the surviving children have lived their lives in the knowledge that they were bred to rule the world.
The platypus has both baffled and inspired the scientific community since its discovery by Europeans over 200 years ago. Award winning wildlife film maker David Parer takes us down the east coast of Australia to the many serenely beautiful habitats of the platypus. Three years of research and painst...
Today in the United States, the most frequent surgical procedure is the C-section, the ‘caesarian’. It is an established practice, but the World Health Organization suggests it should not exceed 15% of all deliveries. In the US, the current figure is close to 30%. The growing debate about caesarian...
T. rexes and Velociraptors weren't the only meat-eating monsters on the prehistoric horizon. Three Discovery Channel programs bring you up close to some of the fastest, fiercest, and hungriest denizens of the ancient land, seas, and skies. Included are "What Killed the Mega-Beasts?," "Rise of the Fe...
A three part documentary series examines the last years of the Arab-Israeli peace process from the point of view of presidents and prime ministers, their generals and ministers and those behind the suicide bombs and assassinations. The series reveals what happened behind closed doors as the peace pr...
Harold Adrian Russell Philby, better known to the world as Kim, was an Englishman who spied for the Soviet Union. Philby was a high-ranking member of British intelligence but who decided to operate as a double agent, that was until he defected to the Soviet Union in 1963. It was around this time tha...

The Atkins Diet

Health • 19 views
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This is the truth about the world’s most famous, most glamorous and most controversial diet. The Atkins diet says that eating fat can make you thin. It says you don’t need to bother watching the calories. Rene Zellweger, Geri Halliwell and a host of other celebrities swear by it. But man...
MessengersIn the last episode of Professor Brian Cox’s epic journey across the universe, he travels from the fossils of the Burgess Shale to the sands of the oldest desert in the world to show how light holds the key to our understanding of the whole universe, including our own deepest origins.To un...
GWENI research team focuses their beam light on Mkpat Enin Local government of Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria where the only source of water in the community is used as a bathing stream,washing stream and also the community people drink from same source. the location to this stream is especially a menac...
Channel 4 Documentary following the revolutionary life extension and immortality ideas of this somewhat eccentric scientist, Dr. Aubrey de Grey.This show is all about the radical ideas of a Cambridge biomedical gerontologist called Aubrey de Grey who believes that, within the next 20-30 years, we co...
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This one-hour special dissects the story of the science and scheming behind what’s been called “the most sophisticated and successful doping scheme in all of sports”.Piece together eyewitness testimonies and delve into the illicit science to discover how the USADA says the doping p...
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They’ve got your name, they know where you live and once they’ve got your bank details they have you. In this age of modern technology hacking has become a big concern for many of us as they have stolen information from millions of us located all across the globe.For some time hackers ha...

Google Darfur

Military • 16 views
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Since 2003 militias known as the Janjaweed under orders from the sudanese government have killed over 200,000 civilians and another 2.5 million have been forced into refugee camps. In a bid to secure their oil interests inside of sudan and chad, many of the worlds major governments pour weapons and...
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Do The Math chronicles climate crusader Bill McKibben as he works with a rising global movement in a David-vs-Goliath fight to change the terrifying math of the climate crisis.The fossil fuel industry is killing us. They have five times the amount of coal, gas and oil that is safe to burn, and they...
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After so many recent mass shootings, we decided to travel to Florida to see why so many Americans are stockpiling firearms.Weeks before the almost unfathomable mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, VICE editor-in-chief Rocco Castoro visited Florida to dive headfirst into it...
Why did Dorothy follow the yellow brick road? Film maker Joel Gilbert journeys across America to find out what's at the end of the Progressive rainbow - Utopia or something far worse? From the ruins of Detroit to the slums of Chicago's South Side, and from Denver's illegal immigration invasion to Ne...