Where and what is nano? How will it shape our future? Nanoscience is the study of phenomena and manipulation of materials at the nanoscale, where properties differ significantly from those at a larger scale.
With the help of a hammer-wielding scientist, Jennifer Aniston and a general anaesthetic, Professor Marcus du Sautoy goes in search of answers to one of science’s greatest mysteries: how do we know who we are?
Episode 1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is one of America’s fastest-growing religions and, relative to its size, one of the richest.
This documentary follows several species of migratory birds over a four year filming period. These birds travel several hundreds if not thousands of miles toward the equator in the autumn, and make the return journey to their higher latitude summer homes in the spring, always taking the same route, using the natural compasses of the universe, the stars, to find their way.
Once Upon a Time in Norway is about Norwegian Black Metal. It’s about Satanist undergrounds, secret brotherhoods, friendship, betrayal, arson, violent death and everything else that makes Norwegian Black Metal the most infamous music genre in the world.
A Documentary examining the details, and people involved in the (in)famous “Enfield Poltergeist” case from the 1970s. It includes interviews with Maurice Grosse, one of the main investigators, and even of Janet, the young girl (at the time) that the activity seemed to focus on.
Montana Meth paints a broad, harrowing picture of the meth problem in Montana, which ranks second in the nation for teenage and adult abuse of the drug.
This documentary was aired in 2007. It was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and Zürich, Kanton Zürich, Switzerland. The Suicide Tourist aired on Canadian Television (CTV), worldwide (all media) and on the Toronto International Film Festival.
Edward Theodore Gein was born on August 8, 1906. He and his family moved to a farm near Plainfield, Wisconsin. His father was an alcoholic who was always either drinking or working.
This fascinating short documentary explores the real-life theories behind the science of time travel. Traveling through time is a concept that is so highly intriguing that there a subculture of people that are obsessed with the very possibility.
– Executive produced by Spike Jonze, this (RED), HBO & Anonymous Content, Directed by Lance Bangs. – This 30-minute documentary follows the story of HIV positive people in Africa who in as few as 40 days undergo a remarkable transformation thanks to access to treatment that costs around 40 cents a day.
Married at 16 years old followed by over 20 years of violence left Wendy terrified. She summoned the courage to deal with her husband the only way she imagined would keep her and her kids safe from his abuse: by killing him.
How do you run 26.2 miles if you have trouble making it around the block? With good coaching, discipline, and lots of group support, as we follow 13 generally sedentary people through a training regimen designed to prepare them for an ultimate test of stamina and endurance.
Ticks: The Real Vampires has been filmed on two continents – Europe and North America. It is comprised of two action curves.
When You’re Strange uncovers historic and previously unseen footage of the illustrious rock quartet and provides new insight into the revolutionary impact of its music and legacy.
United states of America is the most heavily armed society in the world; nearly 80 million Americans own guns. Explore the gun culture in America.
The origin of video games lies in early cathode ray tube-based missile defense systems in the late 1940s. These programs were later adapted into other simple games during the 1950s.
With intellectual rigor and a hint of impish humor noted British actor and commentator Tony Robinson follows the trail laid down by Dan Brown in The Da Vinci Code and undertakes his own quest for the Holy Grail.
Bougainville Island, with a populations of only 160,000, used to be home to one of the largest mines on Earth. In an act of heroic resistance, the people of Bougainville rose up in an environmental revolt and managed to have the mine shut down and kept shut.
In the mid 70s, Steve Thaler began toying with rudimentary artificial neural networks. Soon after, he began to experiment with colonies of neural networks that launched into brainstorming sessions with one another to produce the equivalent of stream of consciousness and contemplation.
For the past 35 years, 51 year-old Jose Mestre, from Lisbon, has been losing his face to a massive growth, distorting it out of all recognition – and it’s still growing.
Being only one of two commercial operators countrywide and boasting an array of nine hearses and eleven full-time staff, Taslim Funerals takes on the mammoth job of catering for Islam’s dead.
Niall Ferguson makes a strong, compelling case for the development of money and banking as a catalyst for the advancement of civilization.
Adult Fan Of LEGO or AFOL refers to those adult hobbyists who build with or collect LEGO. Quite often these people played with LEGO as children, went through what are called dark ages, in which their interest in LEGO waned, but then regained their enthusiasm for the hobby.