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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 • 1915 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 • 1526 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 • 1355 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 • 1183 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 • 1289 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 • 1803 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 • 1352 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,...
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In 1959 a group of Russian hikers decided to head out on an expedition of a mountainous region of the western Soviet Union, the group itself consisted of 9 experienced men and women, all of whom were very familiar with the Siberian wilderness yet this adventure would prove to be their last.Despite a...
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...
Today our lives depend on just a handful of natural resources but they are not the ones we think they are. Forget about oil, coal and gas, today we depend on a new set of super elements with obscure names like indium and rhenium. They’re properties are so bizarre, they could be confused with a...
David John Gilmour was born on March 6th, 1946, in Cambridge, England. The 3rd child of Silvia and Douglas Gilmour and at the age of 21 he joined the band Pink Floyd who subsequently went on to sell over 250 million albums.Gilmour’s playing style and trademark guitar sound is now known the wor...
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“A Glitch in the Matrix” — Jordan Peterson, the Intellectual Dark Web & the Mainstream Media. It’s about the relationship between truth and reality, the ideological blind spots of the mainstream media and the existential threat of polarisation — all seen through the lens of Jordan Peterson’s recent...
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After the death of Jesus, his followers split into two factions. They held radically different views about their leader – his identity, his message and his vision of the future. One of those factions flourished under the guiding genius of St Paul – and eventually wrote its version of the story in th...
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On January 1 1993 Colin Ireland made a New Year resolution to himself, it was to become a serial killer. In just three months he had successfully completed his resolution having brutally murdered five men. Serial Killer On Camera reveals the full story behind his reign of terror, told for the first...
Kelly's family lives in a condemned housing estate in South Birmingham. Her family has been surviving off public assistance in the months since her stepfather left. Fungus grows in the windows. This documentary is an affecting record of the day-to-day life of a family living in a condemned house on...
It was a murder that sent shockwaves around the world, news outlets all over were reporting the assignation of Arkady Babchenko, who was a Russian journalist and outspoken critic of President Putin. Just weeks after the novichok poisoning in Salisbury another apparent attack on foreign soil.Found in...
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In 1903 the Wright brothers invented the first airplane, it was hard to imagine back then that today there would be over 500,000 people traveling in the air at any point in time. In 2008, a person or a group of people under the moniker Satoshi Nakamoto invented bitcoin and the blockchain. For the fi...
In the wake of multiple knife-related murders in the UK's capital, activist and ex-gang member Josh Osbourne takes an in-depth look at the "code of silence". This is an entrenched mindset that regularly stops young people from going to the authorities, in fear of being labelled a "snitch". Britain's...
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Tony Martin is a farmer from Norfolk, England who became infamous when he fatally gunned down a 16 year old burglar and wounded his accomplice in his home in August 1999. He was originally convicted of murder but this was later reduced to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility and...
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Scientists are bitterly divided over new evidence for an event which occurred back in Roman times, in 312 A.D. something happened which potentially may have changed the history of the world. While the Roman emperor Constantine prepared for a battle he saw a light in the sky which he interpreted as a...
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Born on June 24, 1941, in Lake Worth, Florida, Charles Whitman served as a Marine before enrolling in the University of Texas. Suffering from mental illness and acute fits of anger, Whitman killed his mother and wife and on August 1, 1966, went atop a 300-foot tower, targeting people in the vicinity...
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The Most Unknown is a first of its kind hour and a half epic journey which sends nine scientists all over the world with the common goal of uncovering the answers to some of our biggest questions, these being how did life begin? what exactly is time? what is consciousness? and how much do we really...
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Okay so this one is not so much your typical documentary but instead a really interesting short piece by Neil Halloran. It is an animated data-driven short film which is all about war and peace. The Fallen of World War II is a near 19 minute examination of the human cost of the second World War, com...
The Latter-Day Saints, claim to have "Another Testament of Jesus Christ" which is not another. The LDS Church proclaims and portrays itself, as part of the mainstream Christianity, only with a new divine revelations from God.The Holy Bible and the Book of Mormon do not go hand in hand together, as t...
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A hot summer afternoon in the northeast. Residents of New York and Toronto look forward to the weekend. No one could predict what is about to happen.In a matter of seconds, 50 million people simply fall off the grid. Phone lines and water systems fail, and thousands of people are trapped in elevator...
It’s not every family that hollywood makes an oscar nominated movie about, nor one that so successfully cements the Rothschilds reputation as the most famous family in the world. They are enormously wealthy and enormously private which in turn fuels the endless speculation regarding the real e...
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In this episode of The Sky at Night we learn of something which is quite unsettling and that is the fact that most of the universe is missing.In our world of material objects it is easy for us to comprehend what normal matter is, it is what makes up everything around us from the computer / mobile ph...
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On August 9, 1988 the hardcore rap group known as N.W.A. released their debut album entitled Straight Outta Compton, this release saw the birth of gangsta rap as a music genre and definitively put the city of Compton on the map with regards to hip-hop culture.Fast forward to 2016 and Compton is stil...
13.8 billion years ago the universe was born through an event known as The Big Bang, it was at this point when all matter, all energy that will every exist burst into being within the space of a trillionth of a second. This was the mother of all explosions, spreading matter and energy out across the...
It isn’t easy, running China, with its 1.3 billion people and 56 officially recognized ethnic nationalities. It’s a vast mix of languages, living standards, beliefs and customs. Run it successfully, and you have a prosperous, innovative, powerful empire to rival any the world has seen. M...
Ten years ago on the 7th October 2008, Britain almost went completely bust. The giant Royal Bank of Scotland known as RBS had run out of cash. It was said that they couldn’t even get to the end of the day, the bank was doomed and the government had a mere 24 hours to step in and save the Briti...
Ever since the good auld days of the 1800s, bare-knuckle boxing in the United States has been pushed out of the mainstream and into dingy parking lots and grimy basements. It has always been an underground sport that never really managed to pull itself out of the darkness and into popular culture.Th...
A three part documentary series which see’s Professor Jim Al-Khalili tell  the story of our quest to master the power of electricity.The three episodes are condensed into one video here, see the timestamps below to know were each episode begins.Episode 1 – Spark (0:00):In the first episo...
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Paul Bernado and Karla Homolka were Canadian serial killers who attracted worldwide media attention when they were convicted of raping and murdering teenage girls, including Karla’s own sister, Tammy Homolka.These two serial killers are part of a fairly exclusive group of killers that killed as a co...
Glasgow is a city divided, cut in half by one lethal weapon, the blade. Knife crimes and razor gangs have been a presence on the streets of Glasgow for nearly 200 years and there are more scared faces here than anywhere else in Britain.In 20o2 the World Health Organisation declared Scotland as one o...
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In January 1976 news broke of a phenomenon. Pictures showed an upright bald ape called Oliver, who appeared to be a cross between a human and a chimpanzee; What scientists refer to as a humanzee.Oliver’s photographs shocked the world, and in the media frenzy that followed he became an international...
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Today we are unlocking the secrets of the cosmos, exploding stars, supermassive blackholes and screaming jets of gas. Across the world and in space, high tech telescopes are picking up the signals which are revealing a hidden universe, a cosmos almost incomprehensible in size, age and violence.In th...

Genghis Khan

Biography • 68 views
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In the year 1162 deep in the heart of Asia a child was born, he was clutching a blood clot, a so called sign from heaven that he was destined to be a great warrior. His life was to become a legend, his name was Genghis Khan. Many believe his story is a simple one, that being he was the incarnation o...
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Following Elisabeth Fritzl’s freedom on the 26th April 2008, the world was confronted with the horrifying reality of the nightmare she had been forced to endure for 24 years. Held captive in a cellar by her own father, just metres below the house where the rest of her family lived, she was regularly...
A documentary from 1997 were the late Robin Williams goes on an adventure to the Bahamas and Hawaii trying to discover all there is to know about dolphins who happen to be some of the most endearing animals on this planet, they are not only playful and gentle but also very inquisitive and intelligen...