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Winston writes a letter to the  future
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Winston writes a letter to the future

At home, Winston thinks about the consequences of thought crimes. In the background, a videotaped confession plays on the home telescreen. Winston removes a brick from the ...

At home, Winston thinks about the consequences of thought crimes. In the background, a videotaped confession plays on the home telescreen. Winston removes a brick from the wall and retrieves a book. Within the pages, Winston begins writing a letter to the future, to a future without thought crimes or thought police. That night Winston dreams of the equally dreary world in which he grew up. In the morning he wakes to the omnipresent Big Brother watching from the telescreen.

Julia and Winston are arrested
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Julia and Winston are arrested

Julia and Winston watch the old woman singing in the courtyard below until Big Brother's voice commands them from behind the picture of the old museum. They soon learn the ...

Julia and Winston watch the old woman singing in the courtyard below until Big Brother's voice commands them from behind the picture of the old museum. They soon learn the kindly shopkeeper was a member of the Thought Police. Winston and Julia are arrested and sent to the Ministry of Love for rehabilitation. Parsons, who is convicted of thought crimes by his daughter, joins Winston in the cell. O'Brien, who Winston believed was also a thought criminal, arrives and punishes Winston for his action

Eddie's young family is left on the street
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Eddie's young family is left on the street

Clip from Mabo
Bonita and Koiki's son accidentally ingests some kerosene, and they must take him to the town hospital. After their son is released, they must find somewhere to sleep for the ...

Bonita and Koiki's son accidentally ingests some kerosene, and they must take him to the town hospital. After their son is released, they must find somewhere to sleep for the night and wait for the morning train, but all the hotels refuse to let the young family hire a room. After work the next day, Eddie takes a small stand against the endemic racism First Nation people face.

Juliet takes poison as part of priest's plan
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Juliet takes poison as part of priest's plan

Clip from Romeo + Juliet
Juliet demands Fr Lawrence advise her how to prevent the wedding, threatening to kill herself. The priest offers a whisper of a plan, promising to send word of their plot to ...

Juliet demands Fr Lawrence advise her how to prevent the wedding, threatening to kill herself. The priest offers a whisper of a plan, promising to send word of their plot to Romeo. Juliet is given a poison to simulate death. Unfortunately, Romeo is away when delivery of the letter is attempted. At home, Juliet questions her fate and says goodbye to Gloria. The poison works and Fr Lawrence collects her body for the funeral.

Evonne Goolagong Cawley transforms Australian sport
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Evonne Goolagong Cawley transforms Australian sport

Leading sports figures discuss how Evonne Goolagong's success at Wimbledon changed Australian tennis and sport.

Leading sports figures discuss how Evonne Goolagong's success at Wimbledon changed Australian tennis and sport.

Prejudice and persistence
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Prejudice and persistence

Clip from Eddie the Eagle
Eddie shows Bronson that he has done his homework and can be quite persistent. The Norwegian team tease them both, and Bronson decides to fight back but is knocked out by ...

Eddie shows Bronson that he has done his homework and can be quite persistent. The Norwegian team tease them both, and Bronson decides to fight back but is knocked out by their coach. Regaining consciousness, Bronson has a change of heart and takes Eddie to see the Norwegian training area. Later, Bronson shows off by tackling the 90-metre jump. Eddie is inspired and tries the 40-metre jump again, heeding Bronson's words.

Truman attempts to escape Seahaven
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Truman attempts to escape Seahaven

Clip from The Truman Show
As Truman comes to accept the secret Sylvia revealed, he tests the limits of what he can get away with and tries to escape Seahaven. Producers rush to explain the strange ...

As Truman comes to accept the secret Sylvia revealed, he tests the limits of what he can get away with and tries to escape Seahaven. Producers rush to explain the strange incidents to keep the truth hidden from Truman.

The wondrous thing about Reimann Graphs
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The wondrous thing about Reimann Graphs

Could the patterns found in Reimann Graphs be the answer to everything? Alan Davies gets a layman's view.

Could the patterns found in Reimann Graphs be the answer to everything? Alan Davies gets a layman's view.

Scout is taught empathy
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Scout is taught empathy

After starting a fight at school, Scout learns it's a sin to kill a mockingbird and is taught to see things from another's perspective.

After starting a fight at school, Scout learns it's a sin to kill a mockingbird and is taught to see things from another's perspective.

Finch family faces down lynch mob
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Finch family faces down lynch mob

The Finch family stands up to a lynch mob intent on taking Atticus' client, Tom Robinson.

The Finch family stands up to a lynch mob intent on taking Atticus' client, Tom Robinson.

Prime numbers and the Riemann hypothesis
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Prime numbers and the Riemann hypothesis

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit the UK's National Physical Laboratory, where Mark Oxborrow takes them through an experiment that demonstrates how prime numbers exist in ...

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit the UK's National Physical Laboratory, where Mark Oxborrow takes them through an experiment that demonstrates how prime numbers exist in nature, and the Riemann hypothesis.

Jess' football skills recognised
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Jess' football skills recognised

While Jess' Indian girlfriends tease her about playing football with male friends, Jules spots her upstaging her opponents and invites her to try out for a local team.

While Jess' Indian girlfriends tease her about playing football with male friends, Jules spots her upstaging her opponents and invites her to try out for a local team.

Jess lectured on breaking tradition
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Jess lectured on breaking tradition

Pinky challenges her younger sister Jess to accept her family's traditional values on marriage. Jess' coach Joe later challenges her to live her own life.

Pinky challenges her younger sister Jess to accept her family's traditional values on marriage. Jess' coach Joe later challenges her to live her own life.

Bhamra sisters achieve life goals
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Bhamra sisters achieve life goals

Sisters Jess and Pinky's celebrations are contrasted with short scenes from the football match and traditional wedding.

Sisters Jess and Pinky's celebrations are contrasted with short scenes from the football match and traditional wedding.

What's expected of young men
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What's expected of young men

Clip from Dead Poets Society
Parents and teachers tell the boarders what they're expected to do as boys and achieve as men.

Parents and teachers tell the boarders what they're expected to do as boys and achieve as men.

Ripping up poetry books in class
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Ripping up poetry books in class

Clip from Dead Poets Society
Keating shocks students and staff when he tells his class to rip out the introduction to their poetry textbook.

Keating shocks students and staff when he tells his class to rip out the introduction to their poetry textbook.

Josh Brolin on playing George W Bush
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Josh Brolin on playing George W Bush

It must have been a tough gig impersonating 'Dubya' Bush - Josh Brolin had to capture his soul too.

It must have been a tough gig impersonating 'Dubya' Bush - Josh Brolin had to capture his soul too.

Fighting abalone poaching
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Fighting abalone poaching

Clip from The Project
The Project meets the authorities clamping down organised crime poaching abalone, and the fishers affected by the illegal trade.

The Project meets the authorities clamping down organised crime poaching abalone, and the fishers affected by the illegal trade.

The source of the Ganges
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The source of the Ganges

Shaun Micallef treks high into the Himalayas to the source of the river Ganges, the source of life in India.

Shaun Micallef treks high into the Himalayas to the source of the river Ganges, the source of life in India.

On the Hindu Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage
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On the Hindu Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage

Shaun Micallef goes on a Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage, where he carries water from the Ganges to a Shiva's temple, a 40km walk away.

Shaun Micallef goes on a Kanwar Yatra pilgrimage, where he carries water from the Ganges to a Shiva's temple, a 40km walk away.

Perth shaped by mining boom
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Perth shaped by mining boom

Historian Mat McLachlan discusses the history of Perth, in the context of the mining boom that shaped Western Australia.

Historian Mat McLachlan discusses the history of Perth, in the context of the mining boom that shaped Western Australia.

Vikings mark conversion to Christianity
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Vikings mark conversion to Christianity

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver visits the Jelling Monument, established by King Harald Bluetooth to mark Denmark's conversion to Christianity.

Neil Oliver visits the Jelling Monument, established by King Harald Bluetooth to mark Denmark's conversion to Christianity.

Snowy Flow and river ecology
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Snowy Flow and river ecology

Clip from Catalyst
Catalyst's Mark Horstman investigates the affect of the Snowy Flow Response Program releasing a flood of water in an effort to restore the ecology of the Snowy River.

Catalyst's Mark Horstman investigates the affect of the Snowy Flow Response Program releasing a flood of water in an effort to restore the ecology of the Snowy River.

Laser used to measure length of string
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Laser used to measure length of string

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit a length bar interferometry unit and use a laser tracker to measure Alan's length of string.

Alan Davies and Marcus du Sautoy visit a length bar interferometry unit and use a laser tracker to measure Alan's length of string.

Lonely and out of place in Japan
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Lonely and out of place in Japan

Charlotte struggles with her family's disinterest and Bob doesn't identify with himself when he sees one of his shows overdubbed on Japanese TV.

Charlotte struggles with her family's disinterest and Bob doesn't identify with himself when he sees one of his shows overdubbed on Japanese TV.

Camera travels through human gut
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Camera travels through human gut

Clip from Guts
Michael Mosley swallows a tiny camera for a tour inside the human digestive system.

Michael Mosley swallows a tiny camera for a tour inside the human digestive system.

The long, slashing, Celtic sword
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The long, slashing, Celtic sword

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver meets weapons expert Andy Deane who demonstrates the use of the long, iron slashing swords used by Celtic tribes to resist Roman invasions in the first century BC.

Neil Oliver meets weapons expert Andy Deane who demonstrates the use of the long, iron slashing swords used by Celtic tribes to resist Roman invasions in the first century BC.

Teaching Patrick White's The Aunt's Story
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Teaching Patrick White's The Aunt's Story

Clip from Artscape
Year 12 teacher Paula Jenkins briefly explains why she is teaching her literature students Patrick White's The Aunt's Story, and students discuss their assessment of the book.

Year 12 teacher Paula Jenkins briefly explains why she is teaching her literature students Patrick White's The Aunt's Story, and students discuss their assessment of the book.

Schrodinger's cat thought experiment
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Schrodinger's cat thought experiment

Seth Lloyd leads Alan Davies through Erwin Schrodinger's quantum physics thought experiment, where a cat is both alive and dead at the same time.

Seth Lloyd leads Alan Davies through Erwin Schrodinger's quantum physics thought experiment, where a cat is both alive and dead at the same time.

Babylonians and quadratic equations
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Babylonians and quadratic equations

Clip from The Story Of Maths
Marcus du Sautoy demonstrates how Babylonians used quadratic equations to calculate areas of land.

Marcus du Sautoy demonstrates how Babylonians used quadratic equations to calculate areas of land.

How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis
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How earthquakes cause mega-tsunamis

Computer animations reveal how earthquakes cause megatsunamis, as University College London's Bill McGuire explains why the giant tidal waves are so destructive.

Computer animations reveal how earthquakes cause megatsunamis, as University College London's Bill McGuire explains why the giant tidal waves are so destructive.

Underwater robot construction
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Underwater robot construction

Clip from How It's Made
See how a robot is built to operate underwater, with thrusters, cameras and bumper frames.

See how a robot is built to operate underwater, with thrusters, cameras and bumper frames.

Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 2
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Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 2

How do genes influence our risk of developing certain diseases like cancer? Will the tumeric experiment switch off these cancer genes?

How do genes influence our risk of developing certain diseases like cancer? Will the tumeric experiment switch off these cancer genes?

Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 1
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Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 1

This large scale experiments puts tumeric to the test. Can it really help with inflammation and cancer? Find out what a meaningful scientific study involves.

This large scale experiments puts tumeric to the test. Can it really help with inflammation and cancer? Find out what a meaningful scientific study involves.

Jess reluctantly accepts tradition
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Jess reluctantly accepts tradition

Under pressure from her parents, Jess complies with her family's expectations, abandons her hopes of a career in sport, and helps prepare for her sister's wedding.

Under pressure from her parents, Jess complies with her family's expectations, abandons her hopes of a career in sport, and helps prepare for her sister's wedding.

The 'dark web': Is a free internet worth risking privacy?
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The 'dark web': Is a free internet worth risking privacy?

Clip from The Feed
Did you know that your Medicare details could be selling on the dark web for less than $30? What's more important - a free internet, or our privacy?

Did you know that your Medicare details could be selling on the dark web for less than $30? What's more important - a free internet, or our privacy?

Goodbye Tony Abbott?
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Goodbye Tony Abbott?

Clip from The Feed
Parody. A June 2017 Guardian poll suggests that only 18 percent of Australians think Tony Abbott should stay in politics. The Feed pays a very tongue in cheek tribute to Mr Abbott.

Parody. A June 2017 Guardian poll suggests that only 18 percent of Australians think Tony Abbott should stay in politics. The Feed pays a very tongue in cheek tribute to Mr Abbott.

Cubic equations and the mathematics of drag
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Cubic equations and the mathematics of drag

Land speed record holder explains how the mathematics of thrust and drag are fundamental to high speed designs.

Land speed record holder explains how the mathematics of thrust and drag are fundamental to high speed designs.

The mathematics of flight
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The mathematics of flight

Quadratic equations hold many secrets of our ability to conquer the sky.

Quadratic equations hold many secrets of our ability to conquer the sky.

Beware becoming a 'brand ambassador'
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Beware becoming a 'brand ambassador'

Clip from The Checkout
Lots of companies claim you can work your own hours while you study - if you host 'product parties' spruiking their wares to your friends. But beware the hidden rip offs young ...

Lots of companies claim you can work your own hours while you study - if you host 'product parties' spruiking their wares to your friends. But beware the hidden rip offs young entrepreneurs!

The French Revolution
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The French Revolution

The events leading up to the French Revolution, the execution of Louis XVI and the beginning of The Terror.

The events leading up to the French Revolution, the execution of Louis XVI and the beginning of The Terror.

Muslim woman describes racial abuse
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Muslim woman describes racial abuse

A Muslim woman describes an incident where she was racially abused in Sydney and Simon Reeve reflects on her sense of Australian identity.

A Muslim woman describes an incident where she was racially abused in Sydney and Simon Reeve reflects on her sense of Australian identity.

What's your status? Human experiment
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What's your status? Human experiment

Office workers are asked to place themselves in order of seniority. Meanwhile, their heart rates are secretly tracked to see who is stressed out by their placement in the ...

Office workers are asked to place themselves in order of seniority. Meanwhile, their heart rates are secretly tracked to see who is stressed out by their placement in the hierarchy.

The role of smell in biological pairing
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The role of smell in biological pairing

An experiment shows that opposites really do attract when it comes to smell. The reason could be our immune systems.

An experiment shows that opposites really do attract when it comes to smell. The reason could be our immune systems.

William Blake's The Tyger
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William Blake's The Tyger

Clip from Arrows Of Desire
A reader recites Blake's The Tyger and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

A reader recites Blake's The Tyger and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

How to make paella.
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How to make paella.

Learn how to make a delicious paella with Miguel Maestre and Matt Okine,

Learn how to make a delicious paella with Miguel Maestre and Matt Okine,

Gulliver shares his life stories
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Gulliver shares his life stories

Clip from Gulliver's Travels
The Lilliputians start to work on Gulliver's dream house by the sea. The islanders are amazed at the 'stories' about his life.

The Lilliputians start to work on Gulliver's dream house by the sea. The islanders are amazed at the 'stories' about his life.

Carl Hagenbeck's human zoos
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Carl Hagenbeck's human zoos

Archival footage reveals the human zoos of the 19th century, where indigenous people from around the world were transported to Europe and put on display.

Archival footage reveals the human zoos of the 19th century, where indigenous people from around the world were transported to Europe and put on display.

Breaking out - meet Sam Best
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Breaking out - meet Sam Best

Clip from Australian Story
This clip introduces us to Sam, an adolescent with autism who underwent huge personal progression after a trip to Africa.

This clip introduces us to Sam, an adolescent with autism who underwent huge personal progression after a trip to Africa.

Celtic art and decorated weapons
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Celtic art and decorated weapons

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver examines the Battersea Shield and Kirkburn Sword as examples of Celtic art in Iron Age Britain.

Neil Oliver examines the Battersea Shield and Kirkburn Sword as examples of Celtic art in Iron Age Britain.

Artefacts reveal extent of early Viking travels
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Artefacts reveal extent of early Viking travels

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver studies the Helgo Treasure in Stockholm as evidence of the extent of the Vikings' travels, including a bishop's staff from Ireland, a ladle from Africa and a ...

Neil Oliver studies the Helgo Treasure in Stockholm as evidence of the extent of the Vikings' travels, including a bishop's staff from Ireland, a ladle from Africa and a Buddha statue from India.

'My masters, are you mad?' in Twelfth Night
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'My masters, are you mad?' in Twelfth Night

Clip from Twelfth Night
Act 2, scene 3: Malvolio chastises Sir Toby Belch and Sir Andrew Aguecheek for loutish behaviour who plot revenge with Maria to humiliate Olivia's steward.

Act 2, scene 3: Malvolio chastises Sir Toby Belch and Sir Andrew Aguecheek for loutish behaviour who plot revenge with Maria to humiliate Olivia's steward.

'If music be the food of love' in Twelfth Night
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'If music be the food of love' in Twelfth Night

Clip from Twelfth Night
Act 1, scene 1: Duke Orsino professes his love for Countess Olivia.

Act 1, scene 1: Duke Orsino professes his love for Countess Olivia.

Tempura Batter
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Tempura Batter

Ben Milbourne demonstrates how to make the perfect tempura batter, and Physicist Tamara Davis explains the chemical reaction that makes it so fluffy.

Ben Milbourne demonstrates how to make the perfect tempura batter, and Physicist Tamara Davis explains the chemical reaction that makes it so fluffy.

Pickling foods
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Pickling foods

Microbiologist Professor Mark Turner breaks down the science behind pickling, the role of hurdle technology when preserving food and how the addition of acids, salts and ...

Microbiologist Professor Mark Turner breaks down the science behind pickling, the role of hurdle technology when preserving food and how the addition of acids, salts and sugars protect your pickles by increasing the hydrogen ions and making it difficult for microorganisms to grow. Whether you love the strong flavour of pickles or not, acids play an essential role in keeping your pickles bacteria free.

Starch
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Starch

Professor Melissa Fitzgerald explains why starch thickens food, what time it is naturally produced in a plant and why that gives it such unique properties. From the onion-like ...

Professor Melissa Fitzgerald explains why starch thickens food, what time it is naturally produced in a plant and why that gives it such unique properties. From the onion-like semi-crystalline structure to its partial solubility, starch can undergo both glass transition and gelatinisation, making it a very interesting polymeric carbohydrate.

Corn and mushroom salad
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Corn and mushroom salad

Ben Milbourne and Joel Gilmore use osmosis to cook up the perfect sautéed mushrooms, and Dr Arndrew Stephenson explains what exactly is happening when you use salt to ...

Ben Milbourne and Joel Gilmore use osmosis to cook up the perfect sautéed mushrooms, and Dr Arndrew Stephenson explains what exactly is happening when you use salt to accelerate the process. Osmosis is the transferal of liquids through a semi-permeable membrane. By adding salt, the water trapped within the mushroom's cell walls is drawn through the skin, or membrane, and into the pan as the two concentrations attempt to find a balance.

O'Brien punishes Winston for thought crimes
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O'Brien punishes Winston for thought crimes

O'Brien questions Winston about his memory, his crimes and his sense of wrongdoing, while also subjecting him to painful torture. O'Brien instructs Winston to use discipline ...

O'Brien questions Winston about his memory, his crimes and his sense of wrongdoing, while also subjecting him to painful torture. O'Brien instructs Winston to use discipline to control his mind, and come to terms with the logic of doublethink and the principles of the Party.

Thought crimes and a secret letter
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Thought crimes and a secret letter

The young woman falls in front of Winston, who helps her stand again. In his cubicle, Winston retrieves the notes she slipped into his sleeve. At home, Winston contemplates ...

The young woman falls in front of Winston, who helps her stand again. In his cubicle, Winston retrieves the notes she slipped into his sleeve. At home, Winston contemplates who she is. While fixing a water pipe for his neighbour, the son accuses Winston of being a thought criminal. At Victory Square, the young woman appears behind Winston and they covertly discuss their next meeting.

A young family is left on the street
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A young family is left on the street

Clip from Mabo
Bonita and Koiki's son accidentally ingests some kerosene and they must take him to the town hospital. After their son is released, the young family must find somewhere to ...

Bonita and Koiki's son accidentally ingests some kerosene and they must take him to the town hospital. After their son is released, the young family must find somewhere to sleep for the night, awaiting the morning train. All the hotels refuse to let the young indigenous family hire a room. After work the next day, Eddie takes a small stand against the endemic racism Indigenous people face.

Robyn finds help in Sallay Mahomet and unlikely places
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Robyn finds help in Sallay Mahomet and unlikely places

Clip from Tracks
Robyn sets out to find and tame her own camels. Seeking the help of a camel wrangler Sallay Mahomet, Robyn is offered work and a single camel. After a month, Sallay gives ...

Robyn sets out to find and tame her own camels. Seeking the help of a camel wrangler Sallay Mahomet, Robyn is offered work and a single camel. After a month, Sallay gives Robyn her first camel. Later, Robyn's friends visit for a night. While there, Rick Smolan offers to help Robyn sell her story, which she politely refuses. During the party, Robyn takes space outside. Before leaving, Robyn's friend gives her a tape with a reminder of her mother. Rick, the photographer, also leaves a tip, should

Robyn loses Diggity and her sense of direction
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Robyn loses Diggity and her sense of direction

Clip from Tracks
Diggity accidentally ingests poison and begins to die. Robyn makes a difficult decision to put Diggity out of her pain. The loss of her companion sends Robyn into a spiral, ...

Diggity accidentally ingests poison and begins to die. Robyn makes a difficult decision to put Diggity out of her pain. The loss of her companion sends Robyn into a spiral, and she struggles to continue. Fearing for Robyn's safety, Rick accidentally gives way her location and a troop of journalists descends upon her camp. That evening, Rick asks after Diggity and the next day Robyn breakdown, heartbroken and seeking companionship.

Florida man swallowed by sinkhole
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Florida man swallowed by sinkhole

Clip from Horizon
Jeremy Bush, Janell Wicker Wheeler and Douglas Duvall recount the moment Jeff Bush fell through a sinkhole when the earth opened up under his bedroom in Florida.

Jeremy Bush, Janell Wicker Wheeler and Douglas Duvall recount the moment Jeff Bush fell through a sinkhole when the earth opened up under his bedroom in Florida.

Caving in a sinkhole
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Caving in a sinkhole

Clip from Horizon
Geologist Iain Stewart goes underground with Jason Polk to examine the kind of sinkhole that swallowed Jeff Bush in his Florida bedroom in 2013.

Geologist Iain Stewart goes underground with Jason Polk to examine the kind of sinkhole that swallowed Jeff Bush in his Florida bedroom in 2013.

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