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Geraldine Doogue and a panel of high profile international and Australian guest speakers attend the Parliament of the World's Religions in Melbourne. It is the largest ...

Geraldine Doogue and a panel of high profile international and Australian guest speakers attend the Parliament of the World's Religions in Melbourne. It is the largest gathering of religious leaders in the world.

Ptolemy Dean is going in search of Britain's finest period homes. At all times on his journey, he'll be taking his trusty sketchbook to record the details of materials. This ...

Ptolemy Dean is going in search of Britain's finest period homes. At all times on his journey, he'll be taking his trusty sketchbook to record the details of materials. This episode features a warehouse conversion.

Fifteen-year-old Dion from Tennant Creek is fascinated by dogs and sketches them constantly. Despite being profoundly deaf and suffering from muscular dystrophy, he has ...

Fifteen-year-old Dion from Tennant Creek is fascinated by dogs and sketches them constantly. Despite being profoundly deaf and suffering from muscular dystrophy, he has created an apparel label called "Cheeky Dog".

An empire that started as a few small principalities was shaped into an indomitable world power by the sheer force of its larger than life rulers.

An empire that started as a few small principalities was shaped into an indomitable world power by the sheer force of its larger than life rulers.

In two replica 12m-long Viking longships, the Oxford and Cambridge rowing teams re-enact the Viking sea journey from Denmark to England.

In two replica 12m-long Viking longships, the Oxford and Cambridge rowing teams re-enact the Viking sea journey from Denmark to England.

The youngest sailor to circumnavigate the world solo, 21-year-old Jesse Martin, takes five young people on a sailing adventure of a lifetime in search of paradise, but what ...

The youngest sailor to circumnavigate the world solo, 21-year-old Jesse Martin, takes five young people on a sailing adventure of a lifetime in search of paradise, but what they discover is far from it.

The final episode of this series charting the rise of one of the world's newest superpowers, deals with the increasing problems in the agricultural sector.

The final episode of this series charting the rise of one of the world's newest superpowers, deals with the increasing problems in the agricultural sector.

Presented by Steve Leonard, this series vistis the crucial moments in life's journey to dominate the earth.

Presented by Steve Leonard, this series vistis the crucial moments in life's journey to dominate the earth.

The power of music and its effect on the human mind is a fascinating topic for neuroscientists exploring the gateway to the mysteries of the brain. This documentary ...

The power of music and its effect on the human mind is a fascinating topic for neuroscientists exploring the gateway to the mysteries of the brain. This documentary illuminates how the brain uses music to shape the human experience.

A shocking student death at Putnam City West High in Okalhoma City inspired students to take a new perspective on clique rivalries and on themselves.

A shocking student death at Putnam City West High in Okalhoma City inspired students to take a new perspective on clique rivalries and on themselves.

Filmed over two years, the program follows one of the stars of the Paris Opera Ballet, French prima ballerina Aurelie Dupont as she prepares and performs Swan Lake, The Lady ...

Filmed over two years, the program follows one of the stars of the Paris Opera Ballet, French prima ballerina Aurelie Dupont as she prepares and performs Swan Lake, The Lady of the Camellias, Raymonda and Le Parc.

Dr John Marsden investigates the ins and outs of trying for a baby, following three couples in their quest to have a baby and travels across the UK to explore some myths ...

Dr John Marsden investigates the ins and outs of trying for a baby, following three couples in their quest to have a baby and travels across the UK to explore some myths surrounding pregnancy.

This Academy Award-winning documentary takes a shocking and emotional look at children born after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster who have been born with a deteriorated ...

This Academy Award-winning documentary takes a shocking and emotional look at children born after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster who have been born with a deteriorated heart condition.

Rural Health Education Foundation delivers topical, high quality, evidence-based educational programs enriched by the voluntary participation of the best health and medical ...

Rural Health Education Foundation delivers topical, high quality, evidence-based educational programs enriched by the voluntary participation of the best health and medical experts in Australia.

In California, a man is suddenly struck by two mystifying symptoms. Doctors tell his father that a powerful infection is raging throughout his son's body, shutting down his organs.

In California, a man is suddenly struck by two mystifying symptoms. Doctors tell his father that a powerful infection is raging throughout his son's body, shutting down his organs.

December 25, 1914. A rare moment in WWI when enemies placed down their guns, shook hands and discovered they had more in common with each other than their leaders on Christmas day.

December 25, 1914. A rare moment in WWI when enemies placed down their guns, shook hands and discovered they had more in common with each other than their leaders on Christmas day.

In this episode, the foursome go to London for a long weekend. Sam can speak the language but is a bit confused by the geography. Sascha finds a good-looking English ...

In this episode, the foursome go to London for a long weekend. Sam can speak the language but is a bit confused by the geography. Sascha finds a good-looking English boyfriend and Sam ends up dancing with the elderly waitress.

Take a ride on the adrenaline fuelled tracks of a 60 metre high roller coaster built by an army of master technicians utitlising one of the world's greatest roller coaster ...

Take a ride on the adrenaline fuelled tracks of a 60 metre high roller coaster built by an army of master technicians utitlising one of the world's greatest roller coaster factories.

After 13 years in development, Atlantic City's towering new casino, the Borgata, is ready for action. Watch its multi-year construction and spectacular opening.

After 13 years in development, Atlantic City's towering new casino, the Borgata, is ready for action. Watch its multi-year construction and spectacular opening.

In one evening, thousands of residents of Bhopal, India, choke to death on toxic gas. Uncover the astonishing chain of events that led to one of the biggest man-made disasters ...

In one evening, thousands of residents of Bhopal, India, choke to death on toxic gas. Uncover the astonishing chain of events that led to one of the biggest man-made disasters of all time.

In the cosmos' vast expanse, nothing matters more than speed. Whether venturing out to the farthest reaches of the solar system or exploring the mysteries of space and time, ...

In the cosmos' vast expanse, nothing matters more than speed. Whether venturing out to the farthest reaches of the solar system or exploring the mysteries of space and time, speed is the key.

Within our immense universe lies a lesser-known world of tiny particles.

Within our immense universe lies a lesser-known world of tiny particles.

Brain Games
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Brain Games: Seeing Is Believing

Season 2  |  Episode 8  |  National Geographic  |  June 30, 2013
Seeing is believing, right? Not necessarily. It all depends on your perspective. Mind-bending illusions will show you the ways in which your visual perceptions can be ...

Seeing is believing, right? Not necessarily. It all depends on your perspective. Mind-bending illusions will show you the ways in which your visual perceptions can be surprisingly off.

A sexy journey to the heart of the erotic comic strip, examining its colourful history and the role it plays in our society. From legendary authors to the infamous satire and ...

A sexy journey to the heart of the erotic comic strip, examining its colourful history and the role it plays in our society. From legendary authors to the infamous satire and censorship, hosted by burlesque performer Molly Crabapple.

Breathtaking footage from up to 10,000 feet of France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Belgium and Switzerland as well as a number of beautiful locations across the USA and the UK.

Breathtaking footage from up to 10,000 feet of France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Belgium and Switzerland as well as a number of beautiful locations across the USA and the UK.

July 19th, 64 AD: Rome is on the brink of disaster. Fire rages through the heart of the empire. Blame will eventually fall on the Emperor, Nero. But, in the fire's wake, it's ...

July 19th, 64 AD: Rome is on the brink of disaster. Fire rages through the heart of the empire. Blame will eventually fall on the Emperor, Nero. But, in the fire's wake, it's actually Nero who puts the city back on its feet.

As more everyday items are put under the microscope, discover how manhole covers, artificial logs and snowmobiles are all made.

As more everyday items are put under the microscope, discover how manhole covers, artificial logs and snowmobiles are all made.

9/11 survivor Pasquale Buzzelli tells his amazing story of riding a blizzard of falling debris from a 22nd floor stairwell - and the science behind his bewildering survival.

9/11 survivor Pasquale Buzzelli tells his amazing story of riding a blizzard of falling debris from a 22nd floor stairwell - and the science behind his bewildering survival.

Ever wondered how everyday items such as folding kayaks, pinatas, garbage trucks and ceramic composite brake discs are made?

Ever wondered how everyday items such as folding kayaks, pinatas, garbage trucks and ceramic composite brake discs are made?

Brain Games
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Brain Games: Use It Or Lose It

Season 2  |  Episode 10  |  National Geographic  |  June 23, 2013
Your brain is no different than the muscles in your body - the more you use it, the stronger it gets. It's time to measure your mental fitness.

Your brain is no different than the muscles in your body - the more you use it, the stronger it gets. It's time to measure your mental fitness.

How do they make compact discs, mozzarella cheese, pantyhose, and fluorescent tubes? Find out as more everyday items are put under the microscope.

How do they make compact discs, mozzarella cheese, pantyhose, and fluorescent tubes? Find out as more everyday items are put under the microscope.

We think of comets as beautiful glowing balls of light streaking across our skies with their long sweeping tails, yet comets are so much more than just a cosmic firework display.

We think of comets as beautiful glowing balls of light streaking across our skies with their long sweeping tails, yet comets are so much more than just a cosmic firework display.

The world's most popular soft drink is produced in just 30 places around the globe. Go back to where it all began and see how Coke designs new drinks and recycles glass to ...

The world's most popular soft drink is produced in just 30 places around the globe. Go back to where it all began and see how Coke designs new drinks and recycles glass to make its signature bottle.

Some of the greatest contemporary stars of the opera world: Renee Fleming, Elina Garanca, Roberta Alagna and Beatrice Uria-Monzon are our guides as they explore four major ...

Some of the greatest contemporary stars of the opera world: Renee Fleming, Elina Garanca, Roberta Alagna and Beatrice Uria-Monzon are our guides as they explore four major operas in which they are singing major roles.

From Shark Bay up to Port Hedland, the Midwest coast is a huge shoulder of land where much of Australia's secret history and untold future is at play.

From Shark Bay up to Port Hedland, the Midwest coast is a huge shoulder of land where much of Australia's secret history and untold future is at play.

Four internationally-renowned artists each present an operatic work, from Puccini and Strauss to Mozart and Bizet and recount their personal interpretation of the score. Each ...

Four internationally-renowned artists each present an operatic work, from Puccini and Strauss to Mozart and Bizet and recount their personal interpretation of the score. Each presenter shares a rare backstage pass into how an opera is produced.

WG Sebald's renowned and influential novel, The Rings of Saturn, provides the backdrop to this lyrical documentary, which retraces the walk along the Suffolk Coast in England.

WG Sebald's renowned and influential novel, The Rings of Saturn, provides the backdrop to this lyrical documentary, which retraces the walk along the Suffolk Coast in England.

Breathtaking footage from up to 10,000 feet of France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Belgium and Switzerland as well as a number of beautiful locations across the USA and the UK.

Breathtaking footage from up to 10,000 feet of France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Belgium and Switzerland as well as a number of beautiful locations across the USA and the UK.

The life affirming story of both the man and the filmmaker is told with touching sincerity and unprecedented access as Roman Polanski details his own extraordinary life.

The life affirming story of both the man and the filmmaker is told with touching sincerity and unprecedented access as Roman Polanski details his own extraordinary life.

On the evening of October 30, 1938, an innovative radio production of HG Wells' novel The War of the Worlds triggered a night of panic and destruction across the USA.

On the evening of October 30, 1938, an innovative radio production of HG Wells' novel The War of the Worlds triggered a night of panic and destruction across the USA.

Einstein's and Galileo's theories led to breakthroughs in understanding the universe. The work of Aristotle, Copernicus, Kepler, and modern day astronomers, Paul Butler and ...

Einstein's and Galileo's theories led to breakthroughs in understanding the universe. The work of Aristotle, Copernicus, Kepler, and modern day astronomers, Paul Butler and Saul Perlmutter also led to breakthroughs in astronomy.

The challenge to complete the Sagrada Familia Church, according to Gaudi's vision, is revealed by architects and artisans who have spent years of their lives immersed in ...

The challenge to complete the Sagrada Familia Church, according to Gaudi's vision, is revealed by architects and artisans who have spent years of their lives immersed in unlocking the secrets of Gaudi's Liquid Stone.

This week, Robert the Bruce, aided by Scotland's bishops, harnesses the power of Scottish patriotism to win full-blown independence and freedom from external interference.

This week, Robert the Bruce, aided by Scotland's bishops, harnesses the power of Scottish patriotism to win full-blown independence and freedom from external interference.

Ptolemy Dean is going in search of Britain's finest period homes. At all times on his journey, he'll be taking his trusty sketchbook to record the details of materials. This ...

Ptolemy Dean is going in search of Britain's finest period homes. At all times on his journey, he'll be taking his trusty sketchbook to record the details of materials. This episode features a traditional stone cottage.

The fascinating and sometimes heartbreaking story of the world's tallest children tells how and why human growth goes awry and how the human body copes with the strain of ...

The fascinating and sometimes heartbreaking story of the world's tallest children tells how and why human growth goes awry and how the human body copes with the strain of disproportionate height.

In April 2006, the Royal Hospital Chelsea opened its doors to the cameras for the first time for this intimate portrait of the Chelsea Pensioners.

In April 2006, the Royal Hospital Chelsea opened its doors to the cameras for the first time for this intimate portrait of the Chelsea Pensioners.

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