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Consulting a Hindu guru
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Consulting a Hindu guru

Clip from Shaun Micallef's Stairway To Heaven
Shaun Micallef helps prepare a cave ahead of a meeting with a guru, where they discuss life beyond the cave as an illusion and a single divine consciousness.

Shaun Micallef helps prepare a cave ahead of a meeting with a guru, where they discuss life beyond the cave as an illusion and a single divine consciousness.

Not speaking English overcomes animosity
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Not speaking English overcomes animosity

Clip from The Sapphires
Kay speaking Yorta Yorta convinces Viet Cong ambushers to let the band pass. (Coarse language.)

Kay speaking Yorta Yorta convinces Viet Cong ambushers to let the band pass. (Coarse language.)

Recycling sorter in factory
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Recycling sorter in factory

Clip from Bang Goes The Theory
Bang Goes The Theory visits a recycling plant and sees machines sorting household waste.

Bang Goes The Theory visits a recycling plant and sees machines sorting household waste.

James Esmond's Ballarat gold discovery
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James Esmond's Ballarat gold discovery

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us
A dramatisation of James Esmond discovering 27kg of gold in what became Ballarat in 1851, prompting a gold rush and the growth of Melbourne as a wealthy city.

A dramatisation of James Esmond discovering 27kg of gold in what became Ballarat in 1851, prompting a gold rush and the growth of Melbourne as a wealthy city.

Druid divination spoons
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Druid divination spoons

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver meets archaeologist Miranda Green who demonstrates how druids may have used divination spoons to tell the future.

Neil Oliver meets archaeologist Miranda Green who demonstrates how druids may have used divination spoons to tell the future.

Celtic language
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Celtic language

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver meets linguist Paul Russell and discuss how traces of Celtic language exist in modern languages, and what those ancient dialects might sound like.

Neil Oliver meets linguist Paul Russell and discuss how traces of Celtic language exist in modern languages, and what those ancient dialects might sound like.

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.

Ancient Egyptian numbers, the Rhind papyrus and binary
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Ancient Egyptian numbers, the Rhind papyrus and binary

Clip from The Story Of Maths
Marcus du Sautoy shows how the Ancient Egyptian number system worked, and the problems with it, and reveals that binary is documented in the 1550 BC Rhind Mathematical Papyrus.

Marcus du Sautoy shows how the Ancient Egyptian number system worked, and the problems with it, and reveals that binary is documented in the 1550 BC Rhind Mathematical Papyrus.

Frequency analysis, encryption and ciphers
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Frequency analysis, encryption and ciphers

Clip from Science in a Golden Age
Jim AlKhalili demonstrates how AlKindi developed frequency analysis to study encrypted messages in the first century AD.

Jim AlKhalili demonstrates how AlKindi developed frequency analysis to study encrypted messages in the first century AD.

Calculating with Roman numerals
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Calculating with Roman numerals

Clip from Science in a Golden Age
Jim AlKhalili shows how difficult it is to calculate simple sums with the Roman numeral system.

Jim AlKhalili shows how difficult it is to calculate simple sums with the Roman numeral system.

Drones, their uses and regulation
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Drones, their uses and regulation

Clip from The Feed
The Feed reviews the applications and popularity of drones, from sport to surveillance, and investigates some of the issues around their unregulated use.

The Feed reviews the applications and popularity of drones, from sport to surveillance, and investigates some of the issues around their unregulated use.

Aboriginal deaths in custody
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Aboriginal deaths in custody

Clip from 7.30
The families of Jayden Bennell and Ms Dhu, who died in prison, appeal for the recommendations of 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody to be put in place.

The families of Jayden Bennell and Ms Dhu, who died in prison, appeal for the recommendations of 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody to be put in place.

The Fibonacci sequence in nature
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The Fibonacci sequence in nature

Clip from The Great Math Mystery
Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the Fibonacci sequence is represented in nature, observing how the patterns in plants conform to the progression of numbers.

Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the Fibonacci sequence is represented in nature, observing how the patterns in plants conform to the progression of numbers.

Right to privacy and 'rear window' ethics
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Right to privacy and 'rear window' ethics

Clip from Rear Window
When they see a woman attacked, and do nothing, Jeff and Lisa consider the ethics of voyeurism, but overlook the death of a neighbour's dog.

When they see a woman attacked, and do nothing, Jeff and Lisa consider the ethics of voyeurism, but overlook the death of a neighbour's dog.

Medieval Arabic scholars translated hieroglyphics
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Medieval Arabic scholars translated hieroglyphics

Clip from Science And Islam
Jim AlKhalil meets Egyptologist Okasha El Daly and discovers the link between hieroglyphics, Coptic language and Arabic, propagated by the Translation Movement of the Islamic ...

Jim AlKhalil meets Egyptologist Okasha El Daly and discovers the link between hieroglyphics, Coptic language and Arabic, propagated by the Translation Movement of the Islamic Golden Age.

Medieval Islamic hospital and medicine
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Medieval Islamic hospital and medicine

Clip from Science And Islam
Jim AlKhalili visits Nur alDin Bimaristan, a medieval hospital in Damascus, examines artefacts used in Islamic medicine, and discusses religious tolerance in the hospital.

Jim AlKhalili visits Nur alDin Bimaristan, a medieval hospital in Damascus, examines artefacts used in Islamic medicine, and discusses religious tolerance in the hospital.

Dolphins and relative numerosity
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Dolphins and relative numerosity

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox
Brian Cox visits Florida's Dolphin Research Center where dolphins are able to tell the difference between the English terms less and more.

Brian Cox visits Florida's Dolphin Research Center where dolphins are able to tell the difference between the English terms less and more.

Gravity in a vacuum chamber
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Gravity in a vacuum chamber

Clip from Human Universe with Brian Cox
Brian Cox visits NASA's Space Power Facility, the world's largest vacuum chamber, and recreates Galileo Galilei's Galileo's Leaning Tower of Pisa experiment, with feathers and ...

Brian Cox visits NASA's Space Power Facility, the world's largest vacuum chamber, and recreates Galileo Galilei's Galileo's Leaning Tower of Pisa experiment, with feathers and a bowling ball.

Strangers help girls find their way home
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Strangers help girls find their way home

Clip from Rabbit-Proof Fence
A white bushman helps the girls find the right fence home and an abused Aboriginal servant hides girls at farmhouse.

A white bushman helps the girls find the right fence home and an abused Aboriginal servant hides girls at farmhouse.

Taste testing' Fraser Island's sand
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Taste testing' Fraser Island's sand

Clip from Coast Australia
Environmental scientist Jamie Shulmeister and Tim Flannery taste test the sand on Fraser Island, where grains of sand are different sizes according to the nutrients they contain.

Environmental scientist Jamie Shulmeister and Tim Flannery taste test the sand on Fraser Island, where grains of sand are different sizes according to the nutrients they contain.

Bangarra leaders discuss operating in mainstream
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Bangarra leaders discuss operating in mainstream

Clip from Living Black
Stephen and David Page discuss Aboriginality and stereotyping in contemporary dance.

Stephen and David Page discuss Aboriginality and stereotyping in contemporary dance.

Judith Wright short biography
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Judith Wright short biography

Clip from IOU: Judith Wright
Listen to a reading of Judith Wright's For New England, after reviewing archival images of her childhood, revealing her affinity for the natural environment.

Listen to a reading of Judith Wright's For New England, after reviewing archival images of her childhood, revealing her affinity for the natural environment.

Jupiter's moon Europa
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Jupiter's moon Europa

Clip from Finding Life Beyond Earth
Galileo space probe images from Jupiter's moon Europa, revealing jagged ice on the surface, and detecting a magnetic field consistent with an ocean under the surface, raising ...

Galileo space probe images from Jupiter's moon Europa, revealing jagged ice on the surface, and detecting a magnetic field consistent with an ocean under the surface, raising the possibility of life on the satellite.

The importance of reputation to Vikings
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The importance of reputation to Vikings

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver learns the status of Thor and Odin in Norse mythology and how Vikings valued their reputations above any Christian's immortal soul.

Neil Oliver learns the status of Thor and Odin in Norse mythology and how Vikings valued their reputations above any Christian's immortal soul.

Oseberg ship and the Viking afterlife
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Oseberg ship and the Viking afterlife

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver visits Norway's Oseberg ship (c 800 AD) and learns what the artefact reveals about how the Vikings' viewed the afterlife.

Neil Oliver visits Norway's Oseberg ship (c 800 AD) and learns what the artefact reveals about how the Vikings' viewed the afterlife.

How super massive black holes grow
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How super massive black holes grow

Clip from Spacefiles
Hubble telescope images and animations reveal how super massive black holes are formed by merging with one another.

Hubble telescope images and animations reveal how super massive black holes are formed by merging with one another.

Great Barrier Reef threats and survival
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Great Barrier Reef threats and survival

Clip from Naturally Australia
Naturally Australia describes some of the risks to the survival of the Great Barrier Reef, including river runoff and crown of thorns starfish, and the circumstances in which ...

Naturally Australia describes some of the risks to the survival of the Great Barrier Reef, including river runoff and crown of thorns starfish, and the circumstances in which some damage is healthy.

Syrian refugees in Beqaa Valley camp
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Syrian refugees in Beqaa Valley camp

Clip from 7.30
Matt Brown travels to the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon to meet Syrians in refugee camps, two years into what the UN Refugee Agency describes as the worst humanitarian crisis since ...

Matt Brown travels to the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon to meet Syrians in refugee camps, two years into what the UN Refugee Agency describes as the worst humanitarian crisis since the Cold War.

Sogdians murals on the Silk Road
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Sogdians murals on the Silk Road

Clip from The Silk Road
Sam Willis studies the seventh century Sogdian murals at Afrasiab, also know as the Ambassadors' Painting, and discusses the place of the Sogdian court in trade along the Silk ...

Sam Willis studies the seventh century Sogdian murals at Afrasiab, also know as the Ambassadors' Painting, and discusses the place of the Sogdian court in trade along the Silk Road.

Setting an ethical challenge on food and transport
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Setting an ethical challenge on food and transport

Clip from Compass
A family is challenged to drop meat for a week and give up use of one of their cars. Why do you think food and transport were chosen as the focus of this challenge. What ...

A family is challenged to drop meat for a week and give up use of one of their cars. Why do you think food and transport were chosen as the focus of this challenge. What impact would this challenge have on you, if you did it?

The first expedition to Skull Rock
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The first expedition to Skull Rock

Clip from Coast Australia
Neil Oliver joins the Melbourne Museum's Patrick Honan and Mark Norman on the first ever scientific expedition to Skull Rock, an isolated island in Bass Strait.

Neil Oliver joins the Melbourne Museum's Patrick Honan and Mark Norman on the first ever scientific expedition to Skull Rock, an isolated island in Bass Strait.

Surf Lifeguard - first day on the job
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Surf Lifeguard - first day on the job

Clip from Bondi Rescue
Meet Tommy - he's wanted to be a lifeguard since he was a kid. On his first day, he has to catch a deadly sea snake. Is he up to it?

Meet Tommy - he's wanted to be a lifeguard since he was a kid. On his first day, he has to catch a deadly sea snake. Is he up to it?

Towers and forts in Iron Age Britain
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Towers and forts in Iron Age Britain

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver visits the Broch of Gurness, the ruins of a tower in Orkney, built around 400 BC, and Tre'r Ceiri hillfort, built in Wales around 200 BC, and contrasts their purposes.

Neil Oliver visits the Broch of Gurness, the ruins of a tower in Orkney, built around 400 BC, and Tre'r Ceiri hillfort, built in Wales around 200 BC, and contrasts their purposes.

Bronze Age food preparation
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Bronze Age food preparation

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver visits a replica Bronze Age house to learn how farmers prepared food and alcohol for winter.

Neil Oliver visits a replica Bronze Age house to learn how farmers prepared food and alcohol for winter.

Why store loyalty cards are a joke
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Why store loyalty cards are a joke

Clip from The Checkout
Did you know that in order to be 'rewarded' with a toaster through a Coles loyalty program - you'd need to spend $26,000 on groceries first?

Did you know that in order to be 'rewarded' with a toaster through a Coles loyalty program - you'd need to spend $26,000 on groceries first?

Victorian Britain's 'undeserving' poor
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Victorian Britain's 'undeserving' poor

Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum
There was very little sympathy for poor families in 1870s London. If you fell behind, you were either judged as 'deserving' or 'undeserving' of welfare support.

There was very little sympathy for poor families in 1870s London. If you fell behind, you were either judged as 'deserving' or 'undeserving' of welfare support.

Irish hardship and emigration in the 1870s
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Irish hardship and emigration in the 1870s

Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum
A global financial crisis, coupled with a devastating potato famine forced many Irish people to emigrate to England in the 1870s, where they were treated appallingly.

A global financial crisis, coupled with a devastating potato famine forced many Irish people to emigrate to England in the 1870s, where they were treated appallingly.

Queen Mary's phantom pregnancies
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Queen Mary's phantom pregnancies

Clip from She Wolves: England's Early Queens
Mary Tudor endured not one, but two phantom pregnancies in succession. The lack of an heir to the throne threatened not only her own standing, but the security of Catholicism ...

Mary Tudor endured not one, but two phantom pregnancies in succession. The lack of an heir to the throne threatened not only her own standing, but the security of Catholicism in England.

The new astronomy of 'exoplanet hunting'
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The new astronomy of 'exoplanet hunting'

Clip from Weirdest Weather in the Universe
A whole new field of astronomy uses physics to help identify the size and composition of planets far beyond our solar system.

A whole new field of astronomy uses physics to help identify the size and composition of planets far beyond our solar system.

Islamophobia in Australia
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Islamophobia in Australia

Clip from The Feed
With incidents of Islamophobia all too common in Australia, what are some of the factors that seem to play a role And what can be done to address this problem from all angles ...

With incidents of Islamophobia all too common in Australia, what are some of the factors that seem to play a role And what can be done to address this problem from all angles Join this discussion that takes into consideration the frequency of these events and why victims of Islamophobia so often tend to be women.

Designing the front page of the daily telegraph
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Designing the front page of the daily telegraph

Clip from The Feed
The Daily Telegraph is known for having its provocative front pages and, in this clip, we get to go behind the scenes and meet everyone in the newsroom who makes it happen. ...

The Daily Telegraph is known for having its provocative front pages and, in this clip, we get to go behind the scenes and meet everyone in the newsroom who makes it happen. What are they looking to achieve with the front page and what sort of thought goes into those memorable headlines

Responding to Australia's cut in penalty rates
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Responding to Australia's cut in penalty rates

Clip from The Feed
Peta Granger of Lush Cosmetics discusses Australia's recent decision to cut penalty rates, why her company is defying the ruling so that their workers continue to get paid the ...

Peta Granger of Lush Cosmetics discusses Australia's recent decision to cut penalty rates, why her company is defying the ruling so that their workers continue to get paid the same, as well as the business model Lush uses and why she believes it's the best.

Experiencing homelessness firsthand
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Experiencing homelessness firsthand

Clip from The Feed
A reality show challenges a group of wealthy individuals to live as though they were homeless for ten days. In this discussion, the motivations behind the project and some of ...

A reality show challenges a group of wealthy individuals to live as though they were homeless for ten days. In this discussion, the motivations behind the project and some of the revelations of the cast are discussed.

Iron Age Hjortspring boat
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Iron Age Hjortspring boat

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver visits Demark's Hjortspring boat (c 350 BC) and explains how the Vikings evolved from warring Scandinavian tribes.

Neil Oliver visits Demark's Hjortspring boat (c 350 BC) and explains how the Vikings evolved from warring Scandinavian tribes.

Mormon lifestyle and youth
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Mormon lifestyle and youth

Clip from Shaun Micallef's Stairway To Heaven
Shaun Micallef meets students at Brigham Young University and discusses aspects of they Mormon lifestyle and faith.

Shaun Micallef meets students at Brigham Young University and discusses aspects of they Mormon lifestyle and faith.

A closer look at frypans
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A closer look at frypans

Clip from Short Cuts to Glory: Matt Okine vs Food
Learn the difference between types of frypans and the materials they are made from.

Learn the difference between types of frypans and the materials they are made from.

Horatio attempts to court the princess
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Horatio attempts to court the princess

Clip from Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver plays Cyrano de Bergerac to Horatio's Christian de Neuvillette when the visiting giant tells the Lilliputian how to win the heart of the princess, citing lyrics from ...

Gulliver plays Cyrano de Bergerac to Horatio's Christian de Neuvillette when the visiting giant tells the Lilliputian how to win the heart of the princess, citing lyrics from Prince's Kiss.

Gulliver make peace between rival nations
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Gulliver make peace between rival nations

Clip from Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver recites Edwin Starr's song war as he negotiates peace between the Lilliputians and Blefuscudians.

Gulliver recites Edwin Starr's song war as he negotiates peace between the Lilliputians and Blefuscudians.

The evolution of Australian English
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The evolution of Australian English

Clip from The Adventure Of English
Melvyn Bragg discusses the way Australian English has evolved, from the First Fleet to Elizabeth II's first visit, influenced by criminal slang and Aboriginal terms along the way.

Melvyn Bragg discusses the way Australian English has evolved, from the First Fleet to Elizabeth II's first visit, influenced by criminal slang and Aboriginal terms along the way.

Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami
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Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami

Clip from World's Worst Natural Disasters
Engineering academic Alison Raby uses models to demonstrate how Japan prepares for seismic events, and resident Chris Alderson describes his experience in the 2011 Tohoku ...

Engineering academic Alison Raby uses models to demonstrate how Japan prepares for seismic events, and resident Chris Alderson describes his experience in the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

The impact of climate change
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The impact of climate change

Clip from Can We Save Planet Earth?
David Attenborough evaluates the use of levees to resist Hurricane Katrina, examines the changing risk of bushfires in Australia, and reviews ways to control carbon emissions.

David Attenborough evaluates the use of levees to resist Hurricane Katrina, examines the changing risk of bushfires in Australia, and reviews ways to control carbon emissions.

Godel's incompleteness theorem
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Godel's incompleteness theorem

Clip from The Story Of Maths
Marcus du Sautoy examines Kurt Godel's incompleteness theorem and the crisis in mathematics that while a statement about numbers might be true, they might never be proven.

Marcus du Sautoy examines Kurt Godel's incompleteness theorem and the crisis in mathematics that while a statement about numbers might be true, they might never be proven.

Protecting ourselves from scams
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Protecting ourselves from scams

Clip from The Checkout: Snack Size
The team from the checkout highlight what to watch out for to avoid being affected by scammers.

The team from the checkout highlight what to watch out for to avoid being affected by scammers.

From childhood to adolescence with autism
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From childhood to adolescence with autism

Clip from Australian Story
Sam Best and his family needed to come up with daring new approaches to help Sam progress socially as he grew older.

Sam Best and his family needed to come up with daring new approaches to help Sam progress socially as he grew older.

Sam's confidence grows
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Sam's confidence grows

Clip from Australian Story
A series of physical challenges in Africa, including boxing and white water rafting, expand Sam's world and make him better at social interactions.

A series of physical challenges in Africa, including boxing and white water rafting, expand Sam's world and make him better at social interactions.

Sam delivers his speech
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Sam delivers his speech

Clip from Australian Story
Returning to Australia, Sam does something he could never have done before - he delivers a perfect speech in front of his class on his African journey.

Returning to Australia, Sam does something he could never have done before - he delivers a perfect speech in front of his class on his African journey.

Stanley unravels Green Lakes history and Zero escapes
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Stanley unravels Green Lakes history and Zero escapes

Clip from Holes
Dehydration makes Stanley hallucinate, piecing together the history of the town. Zero opens up about his past and Stanley is confronted by the disparity between their lives. ...

Dehydration makes Stanley hallucinate, piecing together the history of the town. Zero opens up about his past and Stanley is confronted by the disparity between their lives. On the digging field, Stanley and Zero are bullied about their mutual agreement. Zero comes to Stanley's rescue during a fight. Warden Walker bans Stanley and Zero's reading lessons. Zero escapes and Warden Walker puts guards on all water sources. It becomes apparent digging holes for character is not the only reason.

Archie Roach's Stolen Generation story
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Archie Roach's Stolen Generation story

Clip from Land Of The Little Kings
Musician Archie Roach and cousins tell the story of how he was stolen at Framlingham Aboriginal Station as a child.

Musician Archie Roach and cousins tell the story of how he was stolen at Framlingham Aboriginal Station as a child.

Ruby Hunter's Stolen Generation story
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Ruby Hunter's Stolen Generation story

Clip from Land Of The Little Kings
Musician Archie Roach's partner Ruby Hunter shares the story of growing up in institutions across Adelaide, and how her family tried to evade authorities when she was very young.

Musician Archie Roach's partner Ruby Hunter shares the story of growing up in institutions across Adelaide, and how her family tried to evade authorities when she was very young.

Teenage brains
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Teenage brains

Clip from Understanding
The brains of children are compared to those of adults, noting that the areas with most activity change with maturity.

The brains of children are compared to those of adults, noting that the areas with most activity change with maturity.

Nash develops an idea for his thesis
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Nash develops an idea for his thesis

Clip from A Beautiful Mind
Nash struggles to come up with an original idea for his thesis but is inspired by a woman at a bar.

Nash struggles to come up with an original idea for his thesis but is inspired by a woman at a bar.

Australian pays Greek family friend's pension
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Australian pays Greek family friend's pension

Clip from The Project
James Koufos speaks to The Project about why he wanted to help a family friend, Giorgos Chatzifotiadis, who was photographed crying in the streets after losing his pension in ...

James Koufos speaks to The Project about why he wanted to help a family friend, Giorgos Chatzifotiadis, who was photographed crying in the streets after losing his pension in Greece's economic crisis.

Sylvia reveals truth to Truman
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Sylvia reveals truth to Truman

Clip from The Truman Show
Truman Burbank falls in love with Lauren when he meets her in the library. She is forced off the set after she reveals she is an actor named Sylvia and he is the unwitting ...

Truman Burbank falls in love with Lauren when he meets her in the library. She is forced off the set after she reveals she is an actor named Sylvia and he is the unwitting star of a TV show.

Bill humiliates family at restaurant
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Bill humiliates family at restaurant

Clip from Muriel's Wedding
Muriel's father humiliates her over a family dinner at a Chinese restaurant, as he complains how his family is useless in front of a group of Asian businessmen.

Muriel's father humiliates her over a family dinner at a Chinese restaurant, as he complains how his family is useless in front of a group of Asian businessmen.

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