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Amelia Moseley investigates why websites create 'fake news' stories, why it's a problem, what social media sites are doing about it, and how to use critical thinking skills to ...

Amelia Moseley investigates why websites create 'fake news' stories, why it's a problem, what social media sites are doing about it, and how to use critical thinking skills to judge if an article can be trusted.

Critics discuss the challenges Patrick White faced getting his controversial play The Ham Funeral performed in the 1960s.

Critics discuss the challenges Patrick White faced getting his controversial play The Ham Funeral performed in the 1960s.

Fault Lines investigates the legacy of flawed forensics, and how it continues to affect many lives today.

Fault Lines investigates the legacy of flawed forensics, and how it continues to affect many lives today.

A documentary following renowned filmmaker and UFO researcher James Fox (Out Of The Blue) on his mission to break through government secrecy and uncover the startling truth ...

A documentary following renowned filmmaker and UFO researcher James Fox (Out Of The Blue) on his mission to break through government secrecy and uncover the startling truth behind UFO sightings.

From the cradle to the grave, Stuff examines the abiding passion all of us have for stuff - the stuff we buy, the stuff we treasure, the stuff we desire and the stuff that's ...

From the cradle to the grave, Stuff examines the abiding passion all of us have for stuff - the stuff we buy, the stuff we treasure, the stuff we desire and the stuff that's most important to us. In episode one, host Wendy Harmer talks to 'chuckers' and 'hoarders' and looks at what happens when our love of stuff gets in the way of love and stuff. Wendy also visits a prison and talks to inmates about what it's like to have your stuff taken from you.

Vibrant, articulate and passionate, Inge King is one of Australia's foremost sculptors. Her work has always been on a grand scale. Her public sculptures invite exploration - ...

Vibrant, articulate and passionate, Inge King is one of Australia's foremost sculptors. Her work has always been on a grand scale. Her public sculptures invite exploration - to walk through, slide down, sit on or just canoodle around.

Setting out to improve the toast he grew up eating, David meets with scientists, renowned chefs, and the editor of the Toaster Collectors Association Newsletter and attempts ...

Setting out to improve the toast he grew up eating, David meets with scientists, renowned chefs, and the editor of the Toaster Collectors Association Newsletter and attempts to create the perfect slice of toast for friend and comedian Paul F. Tompkins. (S.2 Ep.7)

The human love affair with stuff is deep, abiding and life-long. This week Wendy spends time at a baby shower and visits pre-schools, shopping centres, teenagers' bedrooms and ...

The human love affair with stuff is deep, abiding and life-long. This week Wendy spends time at a baby shower and visits pre-schools, shopping centres, teenagers' bedrooms and a boarding school to try to find the answer to the question: are we hard-wired to accumulate, or is it something we learn?

The stuff that goes with family life is always a challenge. Wendy talks to families about how they negotiate Christmas, clutter and collecting. Dr Peter Clarke, an expert on ...

The stuff that goes with family life is always a challenge. Wendy talks to families about how they negotiate Christmas, clutter and collecting. Dr Peter Clarke, an expert on the festive season, offers a few insights into why normal consumption behaviour goes out the window at Christmas time. Also this week, we watch a de-clutterer and a Feng Shui practitioner go about their business trying to clean out family homes.

This week, Artists At Work visits the world of Lindy Lee, one of Australia's leading contemporary artists. Lee's defining mark is not made with paint, but with the chaotic ...

This week, Artists At Work visits the world of Lindy Lee, one of Australia's leading contemporary artists. Lee's defining mark is not made with paint, but with the chaotic splat of hot black wax. Born in Brisbane to Chinese immigrant parents, Lee's work over the last 30 years has explored personal issues of diaspora and identity: how she fits into Australia, the art world - and the universe. As an artist who is also a Zen Buddhist, the questions: 'Who am I?' and 'Why am I here?' are all in her day's work.

An exploration into the most effective and efficient methods for washing dishes sends David on a sponge diving expedition off the coast of Florida as well as to NASA's Office ...

An exploration into the most effective and efficient methods for washing dishes sends David on a sponge diving expedition off the coast of Florida as well as to NASA's Office of Planetary Protection.

Adam meets a young dad who is on a personal mission to save the world and end climate change, until Adam turns his world upside down. Learn why the famous Crying Indian PSA ...

Adam meets a young dad who is on a personal mission to save the world and end climate change, until Adam turns his world upside down. Learn why the famous Crying Indian PSA wasn't quite what we thought, while Adam also explores the surprising history behind the concept of 'Litterbugs', and the reasons why electric cars and green products don't make the environmental impact you've been promised.

Presented by arts blogger and commentator Andrew Frost, The Art Life at the Asia Pacific Triennial is a journey into a colossal, must-see exhibition - The 6th Asia Pacific ...

Presented by arts blogger and commentator Andrew Frost, The Art Life at the Asia Pacific Triennial is a journey into a colossal, must-see exhibition - The 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT'6).

Creativity defines the human species, it underpins our favourite technology, lies behind our music and arts and has allowed us to journey beyond our own planet. For a long ...

Creativity defines the human species, it underpins our favourite technology, lies behind our music and arts and has allowed us to journey beyond our own planet. For a long time, it was seen as a gift of the gods, something beyond scientific explanation. This film finds out what really happens in your brain before you have a great idea, discovers how day-dreaming can help you become a creative genius and explores the link between obsession and great ideas.

A religious group in the US is convinced they know when the world will end. This exploration of their congregation reveals how people come to believe, and mistake belief for truth.

A religious group in the US is convinced they know when the world will end. This exploration of their congregation reveals how people come to believe, and mistake belief for truth.

ABC1's compelling Australian documentary series Artscape returns in 2013 with APT7. The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7) marks the 20th anniversary of the ...

ABC1's compelling Australian documentary series Artscape returns in 2013 with APT7. The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7) marks the 20th anniversary of the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art's APT series. Featuring the work of 75 artists from 27 countries across the region, this extraordinary celebration of contemporary art from the Asia Pacific is unique in the world.

What's good design? And why is it important? Delving into these questions is Debbie Millman - a 'brand' specialist and a podcaster on all things to do with design. Here she is ...

What's good design? And why is it important? Delving into these questions is Debbie Millman - a 'brand' specialist and a podcaster on all things to do with design. Here she is in conversation with architect Stuart Harrison.

Author of wildly successful novel Burial Rites about double murderer Agnes Magnusdottir (last woman executed in Iceland, 1830), Hannah Kent talks to Steven Gale about her ...

Author of wildly successful novel Burial Rites about double murderer Agnes Magnusdottir (last woman executed in Iceland, 1830), Hannah Kent talks to Steven Gale about her novel: poetic, grisly and at one with the bleak scenery.

This week on Artscape, Fenella Kernebone chats to legendary Australian designer Marc Newson. Newson is one of the world's most popular industrial designers. Born in Sydney in ...

This week on Artscape, Fenella Kernebone chats to legendary Australian designer Marc Newson. Newson is one of the world's most popular industrial designers. Born in Sydney in 1963, he graduated in jewellery and sculpture at the Sydney College of the Arts back in 1984. Today, with a career spanning over 20 years, Newson has worked for studios in Sydney, Tokyo, Paris and London, and designed everything from chairs, watches and kitchen gadgets to surfboards, cars and jet aeroplanes.

All the nutritious goodness of an episode is jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.

All the nutritious goodness of an episode is jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.

Life Architecturally follows internationally acclaimed husband and wife team, architect Robert McBride and interior designer Debbie Ryan, to discover what inspires their ...

Life Architecturally follows internationally acclaimed husband and wife team, architect Robert McBride and interior designer Debbie Ryan, to discover what inspires their groundbreaking architectural concepts and designs.

The once every five years Australian census is upon us (August 9). Which means the vexed 'What is your religion?' question will raise its head. This, in turn means thousands ...

The once every five years Australian census is upon us (August 9). Which means the vexed 'What is your religion?' question will raise its head. This, in turn means thousands of pranksters will write down Jedi, Matrixist or Metal Head. Over the years John Safran has heard academics claim that far from being a joke, young people were combining spirituality with popular culture. Safran wants to hunt down these spiritual innovators. "I thought I'd potter off around the world and try to find people who sincerely and unsarcastically synchronise spirituality with popular culture. Is it good, is it trivialising, is it even spiritually dangerous?"

Dame Margaret Drabble makes such a good interview, settled here in her very sensible shoes with no sense of weariness in talking over much earlier novels. She's in ...

Dame Margaret Drabble makes such a good interview, settled here in her very sensible shoes with no sense of weariness in talking over much earlier novels. She's in conversation here at Adelaide Writers Week with Cath Keneally.

William Shatner's Weird Or What?
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William Shatner's Weird Or What?: Ep 7 Of 10

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  SBS  |  December 27, 2010
We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all ...

We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all that is weird in the world and attempts to find a logical, scientific explanation. From paranormal phenomena to weird and wonderful creatures, from medical oddities to mysterious disappearances, from bizarre natural disasters to mystical monster attacks, this absorbing series covers it all.

This episode hunts down the best, the cheapest, the tastiest, the safest, the longest-lasting, the greenest, the coolest, and the most shonky, jam-packed into a handy ...

This episode hunts down the best, the cheapest, the tastiest, the safest, the longest-lasting, the greenest, the coolest, and the most shonky, jam-packed into a handy snack-sized package.

A quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else could think of. ...

A quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong.

Voices in the Dark documents Christina Henri's epic project Roses from the Heart, involving the creation of 25,566 embroidered bonnets, one for every convict woman transported ...

Voices in the Dark documents Christina Henri's epic project Roses from the Heart, involving the creation of 25,566 embroidered bonnets, one for every convict woman transported to Australia from Great Britain in the 1800s. Henri's project asks us to consider the true legacy female convicts, sentenced for crimes of poverty and condemned by society as whores and wretches, have made to the societies we live in today.

Debate has been raging about Australian Muslim designers taking their place at the forefront of the global fashion industry, this program revisits key players with some ...

Debate has been raging about Australian Muslim designers taking their place at the forefront of the global fashion industry, this program revisits key players with some serious skin in the game.

We all get old, but how old is too old? In this episode, we ask centenarians to tell us what it's really like to live to 100 or more.

We all get old, but how old is too old? In this episode, we ask centenarians to tell us what it's really like to live to 100 or more.

The first Australian citizen to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, Patrick White endured a life where it seemed his work was criticised more than it was praised. At one ...

The first Australian citizen to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, Patrick White endured a life where it seemed his work was criticised more than it was praised. At one point White was described as 'Australia's most unreadable novelist'. Today he is regarded by many as one of the leading Australian authors of the 20th century.

With over 5 million members worldwide, many believe the Freemasons are a secret society that has long ruled the world. But do they? We go back to where the Freemasons started ...

With over 5 million members worldwide, many believe the Freemasons are a secret society that has long ruled the world. But do they? We go back to where the Freemasons started their ancient rituals, in 16th-century Scotland.

As Judgement Day approaches, believers prepare for the end of the world. Unshakeable in their belief, how do they and their leader react when the ordained time passes without ...

As Judgement Day approaches, believers prepare for the end of the world. Unshakeable in their belief, how do they and their leader react when the ordained time passes without incident?

A quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else could think of. ...

A quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong.

In Paris, August 1886, the world's first media interview occurred when the great photographer Nadar interviewed the famous scientist and sceptic Chevreul on his 100th ...

In Paris, August 1886, the world's first media interview occurred when the great photographer Nadar interviewed the famous scientist and sceptic Chevreul on his 100th birthday. The meeting was recorded by Nadar's son Paul as photographer and a stenographer using shorthand.

By now, we know all there is to know about Australia's history. Or do we? Here's a fascinating discussion with Henry Reynolds, Bruce Pascoe and moderator Lydia Miller about ...

By now, we know all there is to know about Australia's history. Or do we? Here's a fascinating discussion with Henry Reynolds, Bruce Pascoe and moderator Lydia Miller about war, memorials, commemoration and agriculture!

Bad guys. Mean girls. Why do we love the villains, the floozies and the cads? We're talking opera - Opera Queensland and their production of Verdi's Rigoletto. Enjoy some ...

Bad guys. Mean girls. Why do we love the villains, the floozies and the cads? We're talking opera - Opera Queensland and their production of Verdi's Rigoletto. Enjoy some great music and interesting discussion by industry greats.

William Shatner's Weird Or What?
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William Shatner's Weird Or What?: Human Popsicle

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  SBS  |  December 13, 2010
We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all ...

We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all that is weird in the world and attempts to find a logical, scientific explanation. From paranormal phenomena to weird and wonderful creatures, from medical oddities to mysterious disappearances, from bizarre natural disasters to mystical monster attacks, this absorbing series covers it all.

Helen Morse takes the lead in Sundowner a play about a mother coping with Alzheimer's disease. Morse's own mother suffered from Alzheimer's and rehearsing this play proves ...

Helen Morse takes the lead in Sundowner a play about a mother coping with Alzheimer's disease. Morse's own mother suffered from Alzheimer's and rehearsing this play proves both traumatic and cathartic as it examines the importance of family and memory in how we live and how we define ourselves.

In May 2011 the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) turns 150. To celebrate, Hannah Gadsby, comedian and self confessed art lover, is off on a rollicking historical ride ...

In May 2011 the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) turns 150. To celebrate, Hannah Gadsby, comedian and self confessed art lover, is off on a rollicking historical ride through the collection of one of Australia's most loved art institutions.

Australian Buddhist Ian Green is building the largest stupa in the western world near Bendigo. Inside the stupa, a huge jade Buddha is being installed. After touring the ...

Australian Buddhist Ian Green is building the largest stupa in the western world near Bendigo. Inside the stupa, a huge jade Buddha is being installed. After touring the world, the Buddha will end up in a rural community.

The traditional story of the birth of Christianity is dominated by men, but were female disciples crucial to Jesus' mission? This episode, historians Helen Bond and Joan ...

The traditional story of the birth of Christianity is dominated by men, but were female disciples crucial to Jesus' mission? This episode, historians Helen Bond and Joan Taylor make a startling discovery that confirms their theory.

Ochre And Ink tells the extraordinary story of artist Zhou Xiaoping and his inspiring 23-year collaboration with Aboriginal artists in outback Australia. With elements of ...

Ochre And Ink tells the extraordinary story of artist Zhou Xiaoping and his inspiring 23-year collaboration with Aboriginal artists in outback Australia. With elements of humour, controversy and tragedy, this film follows Xiaoping as he develops from an enthusiastic but naive young man into an engaging and passionate character who has established genuine friendships with many Aboriginal people.

Adelaide-Born actress Muriel Matters made headlines in 1909 as 'that daring Australian girl' for her bold escapades in the struggle for women's rights in Britain.

Adelaide-Born actress Muriel Matters made headlines in 1909 as 'that daring Australian girl' for her bold escapades in the struggle for women's rights in Britain.

Mary-Anne Gordon could be the new face of Catholicism. With few priests available to do the work, she travels the length of the Forbes-Wilcannia district in rural NSW ...

Mary-Anne Gordon could be the new face of Catholicism. With few priests available to do the work, she travels the length of the Forbes-Wilcannia district in rural NSW providing pastoral care.

This 'boat movie' follows Stephen Vitiello, internationally celebrated 'sound artist' from the US, as he embarks on a 300km odyssey around the rugged Kimberley coast capturing ...

This 'boat movie' follows Stephen Vitiello, internationally celebrated 'sound artist' from the US, as he embarks on a 300km odyssey around the rugged Kimberley coast capturing unique sounds. Vitiello's latest challenge, to capture the sound of Australia, is at the behest of art patron John Kaldor and is to create an 'installation' to be exhibited in the old kilns at Sydney Park's brickworks buildings.

This is the story of the aboriginal men who served overseas in WW1. They joined up even though, at the time, they had no voting rights and didn't count as humans in any ...

This is the story of the aboriginal men who served overseas in WW1. They joined up even though, at the time, they had no voting rights and didn't count as humans in any national census. A powerful and moving session.

Tim Cope is a young bloke who grew up in rural Victoria; dropped out of Arts/Law after one semester; then set off on a solo trek across the Eurasian steppe. No human ...

Tim Cope is a young bloke who grew up in rural Victoria; dropped out of Arts/Law after one semester; then set off on a solo trek across the Eurasian steppe. No human companionship, just a Mongolian dog and some unbelievably stoic Mongolian horses.

William Shatner's Weird Or What?
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William Shatner's Weird Or What?: Ep 6 Of 10

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  SBS  |  December 20, 2010
We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all ...

We're all fascinated by mysteries and strange phenomena. But is the unexplained really unexplainable? In this series, science fiction legend William Shatner investigates all that is weird in the world and attempts to find a logical, scientific explanation.

A quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else could think of. ...

A quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else could think of. Presented by Alexander Armstrong.

Resilience, rights and respectful relationships can be modelled at school to inform students about positive relationships at school, home and the world. Share this playlist that focuses on building positive relationships.
Classrooms are where respect and equality can be modelled as well as inform young people about violence and how it can be prevented. Share this playlist which focuses on building respectful relationships.
In August 1945 the US dropped two nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, devastating the Japanese cities. See the aftermath of the attacks while exploring the history of nuclear disasters. (ACDSEH107, ACDSEH127)
With the rise of new technologies ever wondered how they work or what impact they have on individuals? Find all about the rise of technologies through this great playlist.
Numeracy can be tricky to teach in a hands on classroom. Use this numeracy focus playlist to help you create meaningful and fun learning experiences in and outside the classroom.
On April 27, 1994, millions of first-time voters cast their ballots in South Africa's first free elections, ushering in the presidency of Mandela. Learn about the enormous change from those who lived it.
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