When Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook from his Harvard dorm room in 2004, no one could have imagined the effect it would have on almost every aspect of human society.
The History Channel reveals the authorised and complete history of the Australian SAS. Raised in 1957 during Communist subversion in South East Asia, the small and little understood SAS quickly became the Ugly Duckling of the Australian Army. The SAS proved itself in 1965 in the undeniable jungle war in Borneo during Indonesian Konfrontasi. Follow the Australian SAS missions from inception through to the 2015 rise of the brutal ISIS caliphate.
World War II was the deadliest military conflict in history killing more than 50 million people. But the world was not driven into the tragedy of invasion by a single dictator. People with disdain for capitalism turned to fascism, and the world's big businesses supported the Nazi regime. How did people let the dictators come to power? Newly discovered footage brings to life a story of those who put their future in the hands of dictators and opened the gates to disaster.
When politicians and property developers threaten to transform Sydney's Waterloo, the locals fight back: their war cry is an ambitious artwork, the making of which will both unite and divide.
With the death of Kim Jong-il, a new leader rose and the legacy of Kim Jong-un could be the most terrifying and confusing of the modern age.
As the Cold War ended and North Korea lost its Soviet protection, Kim Jong-il made extraordinary moves - both legal and not - to insure his lifestyle.
A mob of kangaroos, which can consist of two to 100 animals, is spotlighted.
HISTORY reveals the authorised and complete history of the Australian SAS. Raised in 1957 during Communist subversion in South East Asia, the small and little understood SAS quickly became the Ugly Duckling of the Australian Army. The SAS proved itself in 1965 in the undeniable jungle war in Borneo during Indonesian Konfrontasi. Follow the Australian SAS missions from inception through to the 2015 rise of the brutal ISIS caliphate.
At the end of World War I, the US replaced the European nations as a superpower. The country's driving force was the giant family-run conglomerates. The successors entered numerous new industries, transforming the young country into an "empire of capitalism." We will look at the evolvement of modern capitalism by using private footage released by the families of JP Morgan "the Finance King," JD Rockefeller "the Oil Baron," and the auto tycoon Henry Ford.
Track the decline of Kim Il-Sung and the rise of an unlikely successor; his James Bond-loving, propaganda-spouting son, Kim Jong-Il.
This is the story of how Kim Il-Sung rose to power, took complete control of his country and made himself a god in the eyes of his people.
World War I was the first war in which the newly invented movie camera was used on a wide scale. A terrorist attack on the Balkan Peninsula triggered a war that spread instantly, strewing seeds of misery that still plagues the world today: Science and technology that serve the war, regimes of terror, the conflict in the Middle East... The world we live in is in itself a product of World War I.
Follow Jacki Trapman's journey back to her home town of Brewarrina to celebrate her parents' 60th wedding anniversary. Going home is never easy, and for Jackie it means facing the traumas of her past.
A guide to human history through its most audacious power grabs. From Julius Caesar to Napoleon; from Mussolini to the strongmen of the present day, we see how the world we know has been shaped by those who dream big.
Dr Derek Muller takes us on an epic journey, a world-spanning investigation of vitamin science and history from molecules to marketing, from colds to chemotherapy. What he uncovers will confound opinions on all sides of the debate over vitamins and dietary supplements.
A celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as the Wrecking Crew, a band that provided back-up instrumentals to such legendary recording artists as Frank Sinatra, the Beach Boys and Bing Crosby.
Jamali travels to South Carolina to spend the weekend with a group of kids enrolled in a 'correctional weekend' that promises to deter kids from a life of crime.
In April 1945, the tide of war has turned against Japanese forces. In a fierce campaign, the Americans are winning battle after battle. But the Japanese decide that the island of Okinawa will be their last bastion of defence.