See how kitchen accessories, central vacuums, paper-mache animals and hydraulic cylinders are made.
The story of Palestine is one of ever-shifting borders, land battles fought in the streets between warring races. Palestine has become a cause for which men will kill and die as martyrs. Others are willing to die to prove there is no Palestine.
This episode, we find out how filigree glass, fish food and motor homes are made.
Dr Adam Rutherford concludes his compelling journey through 350 years of science to discover the secrets of the cell - and of life itself. The Spark Of Life begins with some of the earliest evidence of life on Earth: fossilised cells that are a staggering one billion years old. It is now believed that all life on Earth began with one primordial cell from which every living thing evolved. Today, however, knowledge of the cell has brought humankind to the brink of something truly profound.
Almost all modern medicine relies on our ability to stop dangerous bacteria in their tracks. But over the years, our overuse of antibiotics has helped breed a dangerous collection of bacteria that have become increasingly resistant to these drugs. These superbugs are putting patients at risk of succumbing to diseases like tuberculosis or gangrene. This program travels to the front line of the war against bacteria. From the ancient caves of New Mexico to the sewers of Karachi, it highlights the work that hopes to stop the superbugs in their tracks.
This episode tells the story of the Allied forces hunt for Joachim Peiper, the man responsible for the massacre of American POWs during the war.
This week it is the turn of Aron Ralston, arguably the most famous survivor in the world, to take his chances alone in the wild. His ordeal in a Utah canyon, where he had to cut off his own arm after getting trapped, was made into the Oscar-nominated film '127 Hours'. Now, he's spending another 127 hours as a castaway on a desert island, using the parallel timeline to relive his previous ordeal. The two stories merge, as he starts to suffer debilitating dehydration, and remembers how in the canyon he had to drink his own urine.
The quest to bring the Tato Nano, the world's cheapest car, to India faces some formidable challenges with design issues, skyrocketing costs and violent protests forcing the factory to move.
Troy Cassar-Daley guest presents this episode that unearths a century of secrets behind a series of iconic but mysterious photographs. In 2004, an article they read in a Sydney paper disturbed businessman Sam Cullen AM and his wife, Janet. Rare photographs taken by German-born photographer, John William Lindt were to go to auction in London that night. Taken in the 1870s, the strange and haunting images of Clarence River Aborigine become world famous, launching Lindt's career.
Have you ever wondered how things are made? Find out how the everyday objects people use become the things they are.
This is the epic tale of the rise of civilisation. The Story of All of Us is not names and dates history; there will be danger, action, struggle, heroism and adrenaline. This series takes us from the first flourishing of civilisation in Mesopotamia through to the discovery of America.
In the first programme of the intriguing series, Louis Theroux infiltrates the world of the born-again Christian evangelists, taking part in a rousing television broadcast and a street crusade.
Philanthropist Morgan Parker undertakes an epic 25,000 kilometre solo motorcycle trek from Hong Kong to Brisbane to highlight the work of ten grassroots charitable organisations, while tackling some of the world's most pressing humanitarian issues. Laos may offer breathtaking tourist sites, but unpredictable weather and dirt roads mean Morgan has to face his toughest days.
In this episode, Morgan visits the 'killing fields' and the S21 extermination facility in Phnom Penh.