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The double helix as the structure of DNA
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The double helix as the structure of DNA

Clip from The Beauty Of Diagrams
Marcus du Sautoy meets Francis Crick's biographer to discuss the significance of the double helix diagram his wife, artist Odile Crick, designed.

Marcus du Sautoy meets Francis Crick's biographer to discuss the significance of the double helix diagram his wife, artist Odile Crick, designed.

Australian Buddhist monks
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Australian Buddhist monks

Clip from The Feed
When one decides to devote their life to becoming a monk, they are choosing to abstain from a lot of the most enjoyable things in life. Meet two Buddhist monks who made that ...

When one decides to devote their life to becoming a monk, they are choosing to abstain from a lot of the most enjoyable things in life. Meet two Buddhist monks who made that decision, find out what drove them to it and how is has affected their life and relationships since.

Cnut becomes European
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Cnut becomes European

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver visits Reichskrone, the Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire, in Vienna and discusses how Cnut the Great's attendance of the Holy Roman Emperor's coronation ...

Neil Oliver visits Reichskrone, the Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire, in Vienna and discusses how Cnut the Great's attendance of the Holy Roman Emperor's coronation marks Viking culture becoming European.

Beginner's guide to kitchen knives
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Beginner's guide to kitchen knives

Clip from Short Cuts to Glory: Matt Okine vs Food
Chef Mitch Orr explains what different kitchen knives are for, discusses knife quality, and recommends how to care for them.

Chef Mitch Orr explains what different kitchen knives are for, discusses knife quality, and recommends how to care for them.

Truman attempts to escape Seahaven
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Truman attempts to escape Seahaven

Clip from The Truman Show
As Truman comes to accept the secret Sylvia revealed, he tests the limits of what he can get away with and tries to escape Seahaven. Producers rush to explain the strange ...

As Truman comes to accept the secret Sylvia revealed, he tests the limits of what he can get away with and tries to escape Seahaven. Producers rush to explain the strange incidents to keep the truth hidden from Truman.

The wondrous thing about Reimann Graphs
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The wondrous thing about Reimann Graphs

Clip from Why Doesn't Maths Add Up?
Could the patterns found in Reimann Graphs be the answer to everything? Alan Davies gets a layman's view.

Could the patterns found in Reimann Graphs be the answer to everything? Alan Davies gets a layman's view.

How black holes are like waterfalls
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How black holes are like waterfalls

Clip from Who's Afraid Of A Big Black Hole?
Physicist Max Tegmark uses a waterfall analogy to explain how black holes work, how the event horizon is the point of no return, and what it would be like to go through one.

Physicist Max Tegmark uses a waterfall analogy to explain how black holes work, how the event horizon is the point of no return, and what it would be like to go through one.

Three brothers killed at Passchendaele
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Three brothers killed at Passchendaele

Clip from Not Forgotten
The ancestors of the three Seabrook brothers killed at Passchendaele discuss the enduring impact of their deaths on the Australian family.

The ancestors of the three Seabrook brothers killed at Passchendaele discuss the enduring impact of their deaths on the Australian family.

Neptune's moon Triton
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Neptune's moon Triton

Clip from Voyage To The Planets
Scientists explain how Neptune captured its largest moon, Triton, and discuss the satellite's geyser plumes.

Scientists explain how Neptune captured its largest moon, Triton, and discuss the satellite's geyser plumes.

Students compete in 'funding' debate
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Students compete in 'funding' debate

Clip from Up For Debate
Qatar and Bangladesh face off in the first round of the World School Debating Championships, as they debate the provision of government funding for faithbased initiatives.

Qatar and Bangladesh face off in the first round of the World School Debating Championships, as they debate the provision of government funding for faithbased initiatives.

Scout is taught empathy
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Scout is taught empathy

Clip from To Kill A Mockingbird
After starting a fight at school, Scout learns it's a sin to kill a mockingbird and is taught to see things from another's perspective.

After starting a fight at school, Scout learns it's a sin to kill a mockingbird and is taught to see things from another's perspective.

Finch family faces down lynch mob
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Finch family faces down lynch mob

Clip from To Kill A Mockingbird
The Finch family stands up to a lynch mob intent on taking Atticus' client, Tom Robinson.

The Finch family stands up to a lynch mob intent on taking Atticus' client, Tom Robinson.

Modern silk making in China
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Modern silk making in China

Clip from The Silk Road
Sam Willis sees how silk cocoons are processed into fabric in a modern Chinese factory, and discusses the textile's importance in trade.

Sam Willis sees how silk cocoons are processed into fabric in a modern Chinese factory, and discusses the textile's importance in trade.

Swim between the flags
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Swim between the flags

Clip from Bondi Rescue
The rescue team must first save Korean tourists after they swim outside the flags but soon, more swimmers don't heed water safety advice.

The rescue team must first save Korean tourists after they swim outside the flags but soon, more swimmers don't heed water safety advice.

Stone fish and cone snails
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Stone fish and cone snails

Clip from Going Places With Ernie Dingo
Toxinologist Jamie Seymour teaches Ernie Dingo how to handle the most venomous fish on the planet, the stone fish, and handfeeds the most venomous snail, the cone snail.

Toxinologist Jamie Seymour teaches Ernie Dingo how to handle the most venomous fish on the planet, the stone fish, and handfeeds the most venomous snail, the cone snail.

How the nervous system works
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How the nervous system works

Clip from Operation Ouch!
Doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken conduct an experiment and use models to demonstrate how our nervous system works.

Doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken conduct an experiment and use models to demonstrate how our nervous system works.

Introducing Mongolia's Gobi Desert
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Introducing Mongolia's Gobi Desert

Clip from Planet Earth
David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.

David Attenborough describes the conditions that formed the Gobi Desert and some of the characteristics of the environment.

Prime numbers and the Riemann hypothesis
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Prime numbers and the Riemann hypothesis

Clip from Why Doesn't Maths Add Up?
Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit the UK's National Physical Laboratory, where Mark Oxborrow takes them through an experiment that demonstrates how prime numbers exist in ...

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit the UK's National Physical Laboratory, where Mark Oxborrow takes them through an experiment that demonstrates how prime numbers exist in nature, and the Riemann hypothesis.

Jess' football skills recognised
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Jess' football skills recognised

Clip from Bend It Like Beckham
While Jess' Indian girlfriends tease her about playing football with male friends, Jules spots her upstaging her opponents and invites her to try out for a local team.

While Jess' Indian girlfriends tease her about playing football with male friends, Jules spots her upstaging her opponents and invites her to try out for a local team.

Jess lectured on breaking tradition
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Jess lectured on breaking tradition

Clip from Bend It Like Beckham
Pinky challenges her younger sister Jess to accept her family's traditional values on marriage. Jess' coach Joe later challenges her to live her own life.

Pinky challenges her younger sister Jess to accept her family's traditional values on marriage. Jess' coach Joe later challenges her to live her own life.

Bhamra sisters achieve life goals
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Bhamra sisters achieve life goals

Clip from Bend It Like Beckham
Sisters Jess and Pinky's celebrations are contrasted with short scenes from the football match and traditional wedding.

Sisters Jess and Pinky's celebrations are contrasted with short scenes from the football match and traditional wedding.

What's expected of young men
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What's expected of young men

Clip from Dead Poets Society
Parents and teachers tell the boarders what they're expected to do as boys and achieve as men.

Parents and teachers tell the boarders what they're expected to do as boys and achieve as men.

Ripping up poetry books in class
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Ripping up poetry books in class

Clip from Dead Poets Society
Keating shocks students and staff when he tells his class to rip out the introduction to their poetry textbook.

Keating shocks students and staff when he tells his class to rip out the introduction to their poetry textbook.

Josh Brolin on playing George W Bush
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Josh Brolin on playing George W Bush

Clip from Inside The Actors Studio
It must have been a tough gig impersonating 'Dubya' Bush - Josh Brolin had to capture his soul too.

It must have been a tough gig impersonating 'Dubya' Bush - Josh Brolin had to capture his soul too.

Convict James Porter's escape from penal colony
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Convict James Porter's escape from penal colony

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us
A dramatisation of James Porter and his gang's escape from Macquarie Harbour prison in 1834.

A dramatisation of James Porter and his gang's escape from Macquarie Harbour prison in 1834.

Spacecraft 2000-2100 AD, a retrospective
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Spacecraft 2000-2100 AD, a retrospective

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox
Brian Cox revisits one of his favourite books from his childhood, Stewart Cowley's Spacecraft 20002100 AD, and considers how different it is to reality.

Brian Cox revisits one of his favourite books from his childhood, Stewart Cowley's Spacecraft 20002100 AD, and considers how different it is to reality.

Protection Board and forced removal
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Protection Board and forced removal

Clip from First Australians
In 1886 the Aboriginal Protection Board helps draft HalfCaste Act in Victoria, forcing Indigenous people off reserves and to assimilate with Europeans. As reserves close, ...

In 1886 the Aboriginal Protection Board helps draft HalfCaste Act in Victoria, forcing Indigenous people off reserves and to assimilate with Europeans. As reserves close, Indigenous people are forcibly moved to Lake Tyres Mission.

Windradyne and the Bathurst War
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Windradyne and the Bathurst War

Clip from First Australians
In 1824 Windradyne leads Wiradjuri in resistance against British settlers colonising their traditional lands and Governor Thomas Brisbane declares martial law.

In 1824 Windradyne leads Wiradjuri in resistance against British settlers colonising their traditional lands and Governor Thomas Brisbane declares martial law.

Crafting spearheads from obsidian
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Crafting spearheads from obsidian

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox
Brian Cox travels to Gadamotta, Ethiopia, and learns how to work with obsidian to craft spear heads and other tools, as early humans would have done.

Brian Cox travels to Gadamotta, Ethiopia, and learns how to work with obsidian to craft spear heads and other tools, as early humans would have done.

Newton's laws of motion and universal gravitation
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Newton's laws of motion and universal gravitation

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox
Brian Cox demonstrates the use of Isaac Newton's laws of motion and universal gravitation to calculate the reentry of the Soyuz spaceship and landing in Kazakhstan.

Brian Cox demonstrates the use of Isaac Newton's laws of motion and universal gravitation to calculate the reentry of the Soyuz spaceship and landing in Kazakhstan.

Fighting abalone poaching
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Fighting abalone poaching

Clip from The Project
The Project meets the authorities clamping down organised crime poaching abalone, and the fishers affected by the illegal trade.

The Project meets the authorities clamping down organised crime poaching abalone, and the fishers affected by the illegal trade.

The source of the Ganges
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The source of the Ganges

Clip from Shaun Micallef's Stairway To Heaven
Shaun Micallef treks high into the Himalayas to the source of the river Ganges, the source of life in India.

Shaun Micallef treks high into the Himalayas to the source of the river Ganges, the source of life in India.

On the Hindu Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage
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On the Hindu Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage

Clip from Shaun Micallef's Stairway To Heaven
Shaun Micallef goes on a Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage, where he carries water from the Ganges to a Shiva's temple, a 40km walk away.

Shaun Micallef goes on a Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage, where he carries water from the Ganges to a Shiva's temple, a 40km walk away.

The five seasons
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The five seasons

Clip from Gardening Australia Special
Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens CEO Tim Entwisle explains why there are five rather than four seasons: sprinter, sprummer, long summer, short autumn and short winter.

Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens CEO Tim Entwisle explains why there are five rather than four seasons: sprinter, sprummer, long summer, short autumn and short winter.

Perth shaped by mining boom
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Perth shaped by mining boom

Clip from Australia: Life On The Edge
Historian Mat McLachlan discusses the history of Perth, in the context of the mining boom that shaped Western Australia.

Historian Mat McLachlan discusses the history of Perth, in the context of the mining boom that shaped Western Australia.

Coral cores reveal climate change
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Coral cores reveal climate change

Clip from Coast Australia
Tim Flannery meets the Australian Institute of Marine Science's Eric Matson, who demonstrates how coral cores provide a record of environmental change.

Tim Flannery meets the Australian Institute of Marine Science's Eric Matson, who demonstrates how coral cores provide a record of environmental change.

Ghost net hunting
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Ghost net hunting

Clip from Coast Australia
Xanthe Mallett joins Australian Customs officers as they go in search of ghost nets, the discarded fishing tackle that endanger marine life.

Xanthe Mallett joins Australian Customs officers as they go in search of ghost nets, the discarded fishing tackle that endanger marine life.

Vikings mark conversion to Christianity
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Vikings mark conversion to Christianity

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver visits the Jelling Monument, established by King Harald Bluetooth to mark Denmark's conversion to Christianity.

Neil Oliver visits the Jelling Monument, established by King Harald Bluetooth to mark Denmark's conversion to Christianity.

What it's really like to perform Hamlet
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What it's really like to perform Hamlet

Clip from An Obsession With Hamlet
A look inside the working of Australia's Bell Theatre Company and the work and emotions involved in staging Shakespeare's Hamlet

A look inside the working of Australia's Bell Theatre Company and the work and emotions involved in staging Shakespeare's Hamlet

Saturn's moon Titan
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Saturn's moon Titan

Clip from Finding Life Beyond Earth
The Cassini probe images revealed lakes on Saturn's moon, Titan, and scientists try to reproduce the detected elements to understand if life could exist in liquids other than ...

The Cassini probe images revealed lakes on Saturn's moon, Titan, and scientists try to reproduce the detected elements to understand if life could exist in liquids other than water.

Green turtles laying eggs on Raine Island
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Green turtles laying eggs on Raine Island

Clip from The Great Barrier Reef
Female green turtles dig into the sand on Raine Island to lay around 100 pingpong ballsized eggs each, leaving them to incubate in the warm sand, before returning to the water.

Female green turtles dig into the sand on Raine Island to lay around 100 pingpong ballsized eggs each, leaving them to incubate in the warm sand, before returning to the water.

Snowy Flow and river ecology
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Snowy Flow and river ecology

Clip from Catalyst
Catalyst's Mark Horstman investigates the affect of the Snowy Flow Response Program releasing a flood of water in an effort to restore the ecology of the Snowy River.

Catalyst's Mark Horstman investigates the affect of the Snowy Flow Response Program releasing a flood of water in an effort to restore the ecology of the Snowy River.

Laser used to measure length of string
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Laser used to measure length of string

Clip from How Long Is A Piece Of String?
Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit a length bar interferometry unit and use a laser tracker to measure Alan's length of string.

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit a length bar interferometry unit and use a laser tracker to measure Alan's length of string.

Lonely and out of place in Japan
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Lonely and out of place in Japan

Clip from Lost In Translation
Charlotte struggles with her family's disinterest and Bob doesn't identify with himself when he sees one of his shows overdubbed on Japanese TV.

Charlotte struggles with her family's disinterest and Bob doesn't identify with himself when he sees one of his shows overdubbed on Japanese TV.

Great Barrier Reef fishing and tourism
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Great Barrier Reef fishing and tourism

Clip from Naturally Australia
Naturally Australia describes how fishing and tourism brings people to the Great Barrier Reef, and why those industries need to be managed to keep the reef healthy.

Naturally Australia describes how fishing and tourism brings people to the Great Barrier Reef, and why those industries need to be managed to keep the reef healthy.

Camera travels through human gut
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Camera travels through human gut

Clip from Guts
Michael Mosley swallows a tiny camera for a tour inside the human digestive system.

Michael Mosley swallows a tiny camera for a tour inside the human digestive system.

The long, slashing, Celtic sword
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The long, slashing, Celtic sword

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver meets weapons expert Andy Deane who demonstrates the use of the long, iron slashing swords used by Celtic tribes to resist Roman invasions in the first century BC.

Neil Oliver meets weapons expert Andy Deane who demonstrates the use of the long, iron slashing swords used by Celtic tribes to resist Roman invasions in the first century BC.

Teaching Patrick White's The Aunt's Story
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Teaching Patrick White's The Aunt's Story

Clip from Artscape
Year 12 teacher Paula Jenkins briefly explains why she is teaching her literature students Patrick White's The Aunt's Story, and students discuss their assessment of the book.

Year 12 teacher Paula Jenkins briefly explains why she is teaching her literature students Patrick White's The Aunt's Story, and students discuss their assessment of the book.

Schrodinger's cat thought experiment
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Schrodinger's cat thought experiment

Clip from How Long Is A Piece Of String?
Seth Lloyd leads Alan Davies through Erwin Schrodinger's quantum physics thought experiment, where a cat is both alive and dead at the same time.

Seth Lloyd leads Alan Davies through Erwin Schrodinger's quantum physics thought experiment, where a cat is both alive and dead at the same time.

Babylonians and quadratic equations
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Babylonians and quadratic equations

Clip from The Story Of Maths
Marcus du Sautoy demonstrates how Babylonians used quadratic equations to calculate areas of land.

Marcus du Sautoy demonstrates how Babylonians used quadratic equations to calculate areas of land.

How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis
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How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis

Clip from The World's Worst Disasters
Computer animations reveal how earthquakes cause megatsunamis, as University College London's Bill McGuire explains why the giant tidal waves are so destructive.

Computer animations reveal how earthquakes cause megatsunamis, as University College London's Bill McGuire explains why the giant tidal waves are so destructive.

Underwater robot construction
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Underwater robot construction

Clip from How It's Made
See how a robot is built to operate underwater, with thrusters, cameras and bumper frames.

See how a robot is built to operate underwater, with thrusters, cameras and bumper frames.

Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 2
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Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 2

Clip from Trust Me, I'm A Doctor
How do genes influence our risk of developing certain diseases like cancer? Will the tumeric experiment switch off these cancer genes?

How do genes influence our risk of developing certain diseases like cancer? Will the tumeric experiment switch off these cancer genes?

Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 1
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Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 1

Clip from Trust Me, I'm A Doctor
This large scale experiments puts tumeric to the test. Can it really help with inflammation and cancer? Find out what a meaningful scientific study involves.

This large scale experiments puts tumeric to the test. Can it really help with inflammation and cancer? Find out what a meaningful scientific study involves.

Ethical dilemma - the impact of cars
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Ethical dilemma - the impact of cars

Clip from Compass
A family is reducing its reliance on cars for one week and meets some people from Kiribati, who are in the firing line when it comes to global warming.

A family is reducing its reliance on cars for one week and meets some people from Kiribati, who are in the firing line when it comes to global warming.

Living ethically - the outcomes
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Living ethically - the outcomes

Clip from Compass
A family completes a week without eating meat, growing their own herbs and living with one less car. How did they go? Could you do it?

A family completes a week without eating meat, growing their own herbs and living with one less car. How did they go? Could you do it?

Jess reluctantly accepts tradition
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Jess reluctantly accepts tradition

Clip from Bend It Like Beckham
Under pressure from her parents, Jess complies with her family's expectations, abandons her hopes of a career in sport, and helps prepare for her sister's wedding.

Under pressure from her parents, Jess complies with her family's expectations, abandons her hopes of a career in sport, and helps prepare for her sister's wedding.

Life in a Victorian slum - dog eat dog
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Life in a Victorian slum - dog eat dog

Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum
Rent day in Victorian London was known as 'Black Monday'. Families either landed out on the street, or could survive another week.

Rent day in Victorian London was known as 'Black Monday'. Families either landed out on the street, or could survive another week.

The 'dark web': Is a free internet worth risking privacy?
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The 'dark web': Is a free internet worth risking privacy?

Clip from The Feed
Did you know that your Medicare details could be selling on the dark web for less than $30? What's more important - a free internet, or our privacy?

Did you know that your Medicare details could be selling on the dark web for less than $30? What's more important - a free internet, or our privacy?

Goodbye Tony Abbott?
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Goodbye Tony Abbott?

Clip from The Feed
Parody. A June 2017 Guardian poll suggests that only 18 percent of Australians think Tony Abbott should stay in politics. The Feed pays a very tongue in cheek tribute to Mr Abbott.

Parody. A June 2017 Guardian poll suggests that only 18 percent of Australians think Tony Abbott should stay in politics. The Feed pays a very tongue in cheek tribute to Mr Abbott.

Cubic equations and the mathematics of drag
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Cubic equations and the mathematics of drag

Clip from Science in a Golden Age
Land speed record holder explains how the mathematics of thrust and drag are fundamental to high speed designs.

Land speed record holder explains how the mathematics of thrust and drag are fundamental to high speed designs.

The mathematics of flight
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The mathematics of flight

Clip from Science in a Golden Age
Quadratic equations hold many secrets of our ability to conquer the sky.

Quadratic equations hold many secrets of our ability to conquer the sky.

Beware becoming a 'brand ambassador'
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Beware becoming a 'brand ambassador'

Clip from The Checkout
Lots of companies claim you can work your own hours while you study - if you host 'product parties' spruiking their wares to your friends. But beware the hidden rip offs young ...

Lots of companies claim you can work your own hours while you study - if you host 'product parties' spruiking their wares to your friends. But beware the hidden rip offs young entrepreneurs!

Mayor marries crocodile. Seriously.
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Mayor marries crocodile. Seriously.

Clip from The Feed
The mayor of a Mexican town has married a crocodile in a tradition meant to bring luck to the town.

The mayor of a Mexican town has married a crocodile in a tradition meant to bring luck to the town.

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