When current affairs becomes advertising
2:27

When current affairs becomes advertising

Clip from Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell

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In a satirical Media Sasquatch segment, Shaun Micallef and the "dean of journalism at the University of Coober Pedy" discuss the reporting of department store sale prices ...

In a satirical Media Sasquatch segment, Shaun Micallef and the "dean of journalism at the University of Coober Pedy" discuss the reporting of department store sale prices during current affairs broadcasts.

Science of Stupid
22:03

Science of Stupid

Season 1 Episode 4 National Geographic August 10, 2014

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The 'Cannon Ball Ice Dude' racked up 2 million views on YouTube with his attempt to jump into a frozen pool. We break down the science behind what went wrong.

The 'Cannon Ball Ice Dude' racked up 2 million views on YouTube with his attempt to jump into a frozen pool. We break down the science behind what went wrong.

People Magazine Investigates: Cults
43:43

People Magazine Investigates: Cults: Yahweh Nation

Episode 5 Discovery Channel November 25, 2018

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Yahweh Ben Yahweh is a respected religious leader in the 1980s, but behind the facade, he rules his followers with terror and violence.

Yahweh Ben Yahweh is a respected religious leader in the 1980s, but behind the facade, he rules his followers with terror and violence.

The Enfield Haunting
46:36

The Enfield Haunting

Season 1 Episode 2 BBC First June 22, 2016

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The investigation continues as Guy calls on the services of a medium, much to Maurice's annoyance, and light is shed on the dark entity they're dealing with.

The investigation continues as Guy calls on the services of a medium, much to Maurice's annoyance, and light is shed on the dark entity they're dealing with.

The Enfield Haunting
45:54

The Enfield Haunting

Season 1 Episode 1 BBC First June 22, 2016

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Based on the most-documented account of poltergeist activity in British history, a London family call on Maurice Grosse and Guy Lyon Playfair when their home is beset by a ...

Based on the most-documented account of poltergeist activity in British history, a London family call on Maurice Grosse and Guy Lyon Playfair when their home is beset by a mysterious spirit.

People Magazine Investigates: Cults
43:27

People Magazine Investigates: Cults: Jonestown Massacre

Episode 3 Discovery Channel November 11, 2018

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In the late '50s, Jim Jones founded the People's Temple. By 1975, he was setting up what was supposed to be a utopia known as Jonestown. But utopia quickly turned into hell.

In the late '50s, Jim Jones founded the People's Temple. By 1975, he was setting up what was supposed to be a utopia known as Jonestown. But utopia quickly turned into hell.

True Horror With Anthony Head
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True Horror With Anthony Head

Season 1 Episode 1 Discovery Channel October 30, 2010

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer star Anthony Head steps outside his character and travels to Romania to investigate for himself the origins and factual truths behind vampires.

Buffy The Vampire Slayer star Anthony Head steps outside his character and travels to Romania to investigate for himself the origins and factual truths behind vampires.

Science of Stupid
22:15

Science of Stupid

Season 1 Episode 7 National Geographic August 24, 2014

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We break down the science of a human cannon ball, and see can go wrong when attempting to run across rooftops for sport.

We break down the science of a human cannon ball, and see can go wrong when attempting to run across rooftops for sport.

Science of Stupid
22:16

Science of Stupid

Season 1 Episode 11 National Geographic September 7, 2014

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It is impossible to swallow a spoonful of cinnamon. But don't just take our word for it - see the hundreds of daredevils that have tried this popular Internet challenge ... ...

It is impossible to swallow a spoonful of cinnamon. But don't just take our word for it - see the hundreds of daredevils that have tried this popular Internet challenge ... and failed.

VICE
27:06

VICE: Corruption

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS VICELAND January 22, 2017

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This episode explores how China's GNP fixation has turned supply and demand into build now, sell later. Then, discover how the situation has worsened for post-Arab Spring Egypt.

This episode explores how China's GNP fixation has turned supply and demand into build now, sell later. Then, discover how the situation has worsened for post-Arab Spring Egypt.

Science of Stupid
22:16

Science of Stupid

Season 1 Episode 14 National Geographic September 15, 2014

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See just how severely you can embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself when abseiling, running up walls and flying with a jet pack.

See just how severely you can embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself when abseiling, running up walls and flying with a jet pack.

Science of Stupid
22:16

Science of Stupid

Season 1 Episode 13 National Geographic September 15, 2014

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See just how badly you can embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself when pole vaulting, ski jumping or just rolling down a hill in a trashcan.

See just how badly you can embarrass, injure and humiliate yourself when pole vaulting, ski jumping or just rolling down a hill in a trashcan.

Science of Stupid
22:18

Science of Stupid

Season 1 Episode 9 National Geographic August 31, 2014

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A group of intrepid amateurs attempting to ride a mechanical bull help to demonstrate the relationship between inertia and mass.

A group of intrepid amateurs attempting to ride a mechanical bull help to demonstrate the relationship between inertia and mass.

VICE
27:08

VICE: Winners and Losers

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS VICELAND January 22, 2017

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VICE interviews outcasts of the Fundamentalist Latter-Day Saints Church, explores fattening camps in rural Mauritania, and visits the single-family skyscrapers and slums of Mumbai.

VICE interviews outcasts of the Fundamentalist Latter-Day Saints Church, explores fattening camps in rural Mauritania, and visits the single-family skyscrapers and slums of Mumbai.

Science of Stupid
22:14

Science of Stupid

Season 1 Episode 8 National Geographic August 24, 2014

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Get a crash-course in aeronautical science with home videos of paragliders colliding into trees, a moving truck and even the Statue of Liberty.

Get a crash-course in aeronautical science with home videos of paragliders colliding into trees, a moving truck and even the Statue of Liberty.

Science of Stupid
22:17

Science of Stupid

Season 1 Episode 10 National Geographic August 31, 2014

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Done right, a golf club head speed can approach 200 kilometres per hour. Done wrong, and the momentum can knock a golfer off his feet.

Done right, a golf club head speed can approach 200 kilometres per hour. Done wrong, and the momentum can knock a golfer off his feet.

The Enfield Haunting
47:17

The Enfield Haunting

Season 1 Episode 3 BBC First June 22, 2016

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Back on the case, Maurice and Guy step up their efforts to free Janet from the poltergeist.

Back on the case, Maurice and Guy step up their efforts to free Janet from the poltergeist.

Science of Stupid
21:54

Science of Stupid: Ring of Fire

Season 1 Episode 2 National Geographic October 6, 2014

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With claimed muzzle velocities as high as 300km/h, potato cannons can cause some real damage. But that does not stop one man from taking a potato to the groin.

With claimed muzzle velocities as high as 300km/h, potato cannons can cause some real damage. But that does not stop one man from taking a potato to the groin.