In the 1920s a man by the name of Charles Ponzi promised investors a 50% return within months if they placed money into his business of international mail coupons.
Tinkers Bubble is one of the oldest off-grid communities in the UK. In this space the community members grow their own foods, live sustainably and as fossil fuel free as possible while they enjoy the fullness of nature.
It has been estimated that more than 70 million persons in the United States rely on Medicaid, but about 30 million are not insured at all.
Few people understand the life-long struggle that Blacks in the United States face. It’s confusing to hear those who have no idea what it feels like to be rejected and judged solely based on skin tone, say that it’s an exaggeration.
In mid-January of 2020, as the festivities of the Chinese New Year begin, two journalists head from Beijing to Wuhan to cover a story on a new type of pneumonia.
Savagery wins wars. This is true both for humans and for animals. If you’re strong enough to fight, you can take over.
It seems like the Western world has become captivated by ayahuasca, particularly in the last ten years or so. Ayahuasca is a traditional indigenous medicinal tea made from leaves of certain plants, which can have powerful psychedelic and entheogenic effects.
This film takes the viewer on a trip to visit production landscapes, shipyards, and factories in China to unveil the secret world of the objects we use on a daily basis.
For the last twenty years, Indian cities have been enhanced by the arrival of American-style shopping centers filled with Western brands.
Varanasi is considered the holiest of the seven sacred cities in India. According to Hindu scriptures, if you die in Varanasi and get cremated along the Holy Ganges River, you break the cycle of rebirth and are liberated.
We spend much of our lives chasing money to make a living and accomplish our dreams, but at the same time, it can be an instrument of destruction because it drives many to steal, lie, cheat, and even murder.
A discovery of historic significance was made while searching for planets beyond our Solar System. It was a planet a little larger than Earth and it was seen orbiting a red dwarf star known as Proxima Centauri.
The Nasca lines are some of the most intriguing mysteries of ancient Peru. Thousands of geometric shapes and spirals have been drawn on the desert surface for unknown purposes.
The search began when somebody made a video of the coastline of lake Winnewanka indicating that the water clearly had no curvature and hence was proof that the Earth is flat.
In 2010 people from all around the world were asked to film their lives and answer a few questions. The result was an interesting film that gave us a deeper insight into how people in other countries can be so different and yet so similar.
In order to find out if life has ever existed on Mars scientists set a bold goal. They wanted to know if the planet was safe now for exploration.
Technology is advancing faster than ever before and it seems that we are at the dawn of a new age– the age of Artificial Intelligence.
Poker machines first appeared in Australian pubs in 1992. At first, everyone saw them as harmless mechanical toys– videogames. Nobody was prepared for the effect the ‘pokies’ would have on the lives of so many.
Billions of years ago, Venus may have had life-giving habitats similar to those that were once familiar on early Earth. Today, however, its surface is a fossil of volcanic destruction hiding beneath a dense toxic atmosphere.
Colette has been nominated for an Academy Award (2021) in the category of best documentary short. 90-year-old Colette Marin-Catherine is a former French resistance fighter.
Navigating one of Britain’s most elite institutions is no easy feat. It can become even more intense if you don’t blend into the crowd.
There is a high level of conflict between environmentalists and those opposed to wolves. Farmers are allegedly losing large percentages of their flocks to wolves, but on the other hand, the wolves are considered an endangered species and there are those demanding their protection.
Hundreds of years ago, families lived in extended communities in which people worked together to make sure everybody was taken care of.
In 1994 the Zapatista national liberation army rose up against the Mexican government in an attempt to reclaim indigenous lands. The Mexican army and paramilitaries launched an offensive against indigenous groups that had sided with the Zapatistas.