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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 • 1726 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 • 1336 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 • 1247 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 • 1106 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 • 1179 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 • 1659 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 • 1215 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...
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Zolpidem tartrate, or Ambien, has been prescribed to millions of insomniacs internationally, yet those who use the drug to ensure a good night’s sleep are seldom aware it also possesses the ability to normalise functioning in certain types of damaged neurons, a phenomenon called “the Amb...
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At the Covenant House, located on the outskirts of the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana, the doors never close, and there is always room for one more. On any given day, a constant stream of young people carrying everything they own in plastic garbage bags fills the courtyard. The prospective...
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Today’s world has troubles unique to its time in history, from the global financial crisis to technological meltdowns to full scale, computerized global war.Observing the convergence of such events, contemporary prophets have begun to emerge from obscurity to suggest that these conditions might be s...

Strange Egypt

History • 8 views
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Ancient Egypt were a conspiracy might use a wax doll and magic words to kill the King. In the empire along the Nile what seems bizarre now was the norm back then. Like the Pharaohs favoured people who were dwarfs, the peoples recreational habits which involved getting high a lot of the time and thei...

An Open Secret

Crime • 6 views
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Directed by Oscar-nominated Amy Berg, An Open Secret is a brave documentary which takes aim at and exposes the sexual abuse of children which has been occurring within Hollywood. It is a damming film which shines a light on an alleged network that implicates several major industry figures.Throughout...
This is the story of the deadliest terror attack in France for over 50 years, 17 people murdered, dozens wounded, free speech under attack, a nation traumatised as the world looked on in horror but this is a story that began as fun and ridicule a story that began nearly 50 years ago.Three Days That...
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Diana: In Her Own Words is a film produced by Channel 4 which was released to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of the Princess of Wales, Diana. Using an incredible amount of archived footage and being narrated by recordings of Diana herself, the recordings themselves were taken from conversati...
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Corey Pegues is Retired NYPD Commander turned author, he grew up in Jamaica, Queens during the 70’s and 80’s, a rough time for New York with regards to drug related crime. As a kid he played Cops and Robbers just like any other but for Corey the came would turn reality as he became both....
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The War Business is a film by Mark Stucke which deals with the practice of private armies or mercenaries hired by governments and multinational companies. These are typically companies whose investments are being compromised by war.This film uncovers the bloody truth of some of these armies for hire...
Deep in the foothills of a marvellous mountain range set in a beautiful landscape of low forested hills and fast flowing rivers is a small community of Germans who have lived there for the last 50 years. But this place is not Germany or even Europe and those mountains are not the Alps but instead th...
Ronnie and Reggie Kray were the twins who became the undisputed bosses of East End gangland but were they born villains or did fate shape them for the role?In this film we hear the definitive tale of how Britain’s most notorious criminals managed to gain such a ferocious reputation for extreme...
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Party Monster: The Shockumentary is a 1998 documentary film detailing the rise of the club kid phenomenon in New York City, the life of club kid and party promoter Michael Alig and Alig’s murder (with Robert “Freeze” Riggs) of fellow club kid and drug dealer Angel Melendez. Produce...
To what extent do face and neck tattoos shape your opinion of someone? Three heavily tattooed people have their facial tattoos covered up by an expert make-up artist as part of a social experiment to compare how they are treated with and without ink, and to explore whether tattoos on the face are th...
A short film celebrating the fact that a whopping 13,000 bikes have now been sent to Africa by a wonderful Gloucestershire based charity called “Jole Rider”. This charity is doing something really special indeed, enabling children less fortunate to cycle to school instead of being forced...
Humans are present with many with many many others from their species wandering around on this planet, as naked apes we once tamed fire and after that every form of new technology determined our development. Now that we have cracked the code of life, it will not take much longer before we can start...
Directed by Tamra Davis, the documentary features footage of Jean-Michel Basquiat painting, talking about his art and existing in the two years prior to his death in 1988.Jean-Michel Basquiat (December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988) was an American artist, musician, poet, and producer. He began as a gr...
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Lauren Southern is a Canadian far-right political activist who has immersed herself into the world of politics having run as a Libertarian Party candidate in the Canadian federal election and covers a wide variety of topics working independently on her youtube channel. In her latest release farmland...
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On the evening of September 2, 1998, a Swissair MD-11 jet bound from New York to Geneva diverted to Halifax, Nova Scotia, after the crew smelled smoke in the cockpit. Just minutes from the airport, Flight 111 plunged into the ocean, killing all 229 people aboard. “Crash of Flight 111″ tells the behi...

Grizzly Man

Nature • 24 views
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Originally released in 2005 by German documentary filmmaker Werner Herzog, Grizzly Man is a film that chronicles the life and death of grizzly bear activist Timothy Treadwell. In 2003 Treadwell and his girlfriend Amie Huguenard, went camping in Katmai National Park, typically Treadwell would leave t...

The Trap

Crime • 28 views
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Human trafficking takes on many different forms but is defined by exploitation, it often doesn’t involve criminal gangs or people being transported across borders. These trafficking operations can be very small and very local.Pimp controlled prostitution is now recognised as one of the most br...
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On September 7th of 1996, the WBC heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson, set about stripping Bruce Seldon of his WBA title at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Tyson at this point was a true cultural phenomenon, so it should be no surprise that himself and rap artist Tupac Shakur were close friends, Tyson is t...
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Extraordinary People looks at sisters Lucy and Hannah Betts, and Dana and Lara Bowen, who have the genetic disorder Harlequin Ichthyosis, which makes their skin grow at an abnormal rate. This report follows them in their daily life, including three baths a day to remove excess skin build up.
At the height of the immigrant influx into Europe in 2014 and 2015, Sweden with a population of 6.7 million, accepted 244,178 asylum seekers – by far, the highest rate per capita in the EU. Since then the rate of violent crime has soared, particularly sexual assault cases.The Swedish police have out...
Derek Boogaard was a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger who played for the Minnesota Wild and the New York Rangers of theN.H.L, he fought his way to centre ice as an enforcer and quickly became one of the N.H.L.’s most feared fighters. This role of enforcer exposed Boogaard to repeat...
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The Price of Honor is an award-winning documentary about the murders of Amina and Sarah Said, teenage sisters from Lewisville, Texas, who were killed in a premeditated “honor killing” in 2008. The film chronicles the lives of the sisters and the path to their eventual murders by their own father, Ya...
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Pompeii, buried by an eruption from Mount Vesuvius back in 79 AD is a city which was frozen in time providing us with a shocking window into the lost world of the Romans but that window may close before all of her secrets are revealed as the city of Pompeii comes under treat from all sides.Today the...
At the time his death in 1973 aged 91 Pablo Picasso had become one of the 20th century’s most influential and prolific artists. Picasso has been painted as many men, as a genius, a womaniser, and ego maniac. Brought up in the Spanish town of Malaga, his first paintings as a 9 year old were of...
1,200 years ago the Vikings exploded out of the cold North Sea, like beasts unleashed on an unsuspecting world. They came from the land of fjords, a land which proved hard to farm and was home to many bitter clan rivalries, modern day Scandinavia.They left behind legends of their violence and courag...
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The most famous death in history is the death of Jesus of Nazareth. 2,000 years ago in first century Jerusalem he was crucified by the Romans, the Gospels tell us he was buried in a tomb and two days later Marry Magdalene one of his closest disciples found the tomb empty.But according the Gospel of...
This documentary looks at how developments in mathematics over the past 40 years have completely changed our understanding of the fundamental nature of the world we live in.As we approach tipping points in both the economy and the climate, the film examines the mathematics we have been reluctant to...
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In July of 2007, Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters were brutally murdered, while her husband Dr. William Petit, was the only one to escape alive after being injured during a home invasion that took place in the quite suburb of Cheshire, Connecticut. This HBO special, explores the bizarre bu...