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Aboriginal deaths in custody
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Aboriginal deaths in custody

Clip from 7.30
The families of Jayden Bennell and Ms Dhu, who died in prison, appeal for the recommendations of 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody to be put in place.

The families of Jayden Bennell and Ms Dhu, who died in prison, appeal for the recommendations of 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody to be put in place.

The Fibonacci sequence in nature
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The Fibonacci sequence in nature

Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the Fibonacci sequence is represented in nature, observing how the patterns in plants conform to the progression of numbers.

Astrophysicist Mario Livio demonstrates how the Fibonacci sequence is represented in nature, observing how the patterns in plants conform to the progression of numbers.

Right to privacy and 'rear window' ethics
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Right to privacy and 'rear window' ethics

Clip from Rear Window
When they see a woman attacked, and do nothing, Jeff and Lisa consider the ethics of voyeurism, but overlook the death of a neighbour's dog.

When they see a woman attacked, and do nothing, Jeff and Lisa consider the ethics of voyeurism, but overlook the death of a neighbour's dog.

Strangers help girls find their way home
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Strangers help girls find their way home

Clip from Rabbit-Proof Fence
A white bushman helps the girls find the right fence home and an abused Aboriginal servant hides girls at farmhouse.

A white bushman helps the girls find the right fence home and an abused Aboriginal servant hides girls at farmhouse.

Bangarra leaders discuss operating in mainstream
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Bangarra leaders discuss operating in mainstream

Clip from Living Black
Stephen and David Page discuss Aboriginality and stereotyping in contemporary dance.

Stephen and David Page discuss Aboriginality and stereotyping in contemporary dance.

The importance of reputation to Vikings
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The importance of reputation to Vikings

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver learns the status of Thor and Odin in Norse mythology and how Vikings valued their reputations above any Christian's immortal soul.

Neil Oliver learns the status of Thor and Odin in Norse mythology and how Vikings valued their reputations above any Christian's immortal soul.

Oseberg ship and the Viking afterlife
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Oseberg ship and the Viking afterlife

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver visits Norway's Oseberg ship (c 800 AD) and learns what the artefact reveals about how the Vikings' viewed the afterlife.

Neil Oliver visits Norway's Oseberg ship (c 800 AD) and learns what the artefact reveals about how the Vikings' viewed the afterlife.

Syrian refugees in Beqaa Valley camp
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Syrian refugees in Beqaa Valley camp

Clip from 7.30
Matt Brown travels to the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon to meet Syrians in refugee camps, two years into what the UN Refugee Agency describes as the worst humanitarian crisis since ...

Matt Brown travels to the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon to meet Syrians in refugee camps, two years into what the UN Refugee Agency describes as the worst humanitarian crisis since the Cold War.

Surf Lifeguard - first day on the job
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Surf Lifeguard - first day on the job

Clip from Bondi Rescue
Meet Tommy - he's wanted to be a lifeguard since he was a kid. On his first day, he has to catch a deadly sea snake. Is he up to it?

Meet Tommy - he's wanted to be a lifeguard since he was a kid. On his first day, he has to catch a deadly sea snake. Is he up to it?

Towers and forts in Iron Age Britain
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Towers and forts in Iron Age Britain

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver visits the Broch of Gurness, the ruins of a tower in Orkney, built around 400 BC, and Tre'r Ceiri hillfort, built in Wales around 200 BC, and contrasts their purposes.

Neil Oliver visits the Broch of Gurness, the ruins of a tower in Orkney, built around 400 BC, and Tre'r Ceiri hillfort, built in Wales around 200 BC, and contrasts their purposes.

Bronze Age food preparation
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Bronze Age food preparation

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver visits a replica Bronze Age house to learn how farmers prepared food and alcohol for winter.

Neil Oliver visits a replica Bronze Age house to learn how farmers prepared food and alcohol for winter.

Why store loyalty cards are a joke
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Why store loyalty cards are a joke

Clip from The Checkout
Did you know that in order to be 'rewarded' with a toaster through a Coles loyalty program - you'd need to spend $26,000 on groceries first?

Did you know that in order to be 'rewarded' with a toaster through a Coles loyalty program - you'd need to spend $26,000 on groceries first?

Queen Mary's phantom pregnancies
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Queen Mary's phantom pregnancies

Mary Tudor endured not one, but two phantom pregnancies in succession. The lack of an heir to the throne threatened not only her own standing, but the security of Catholicism ...

Mary Tudor endured not one, but two phantom pregnancies in succession. The lack of an heir to the throne threatened not only her own standing, but the security of Catholicism in England.

The new astronomy of 'exoplanet hunting'
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The new astronomy of 'exoplanet hunting'

A whole new field of astronomy uses physics to help identify the size and composition of planets far beyond our solar system.

A whole new field of astronomy uses physics to help identify the size and composition of planets far beyond our solar system.

Islamophobia in Australia
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Islamophobia in Australia

Clip from The Feed
With incidents of Islamophobia all too common in Australia, what are some of the factors that seem to play a role And what can be done to address this problem from all angles ...

With incidents of Islamophobia all too common in Australia, what are some of the factors that seem to play a role And what can be done to address this problem from all angles Join this discussion that takes into consideration the frequency of these events and why victims of Islamophobia so often tend to be women.

Designing the front page of the daily telegraph
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Designing the front page of the daily telegraph

Clip from The Feed
The Daily Telegraph is known for having its provocative front pages and, in this clip, we get to go behind the scenes and meet everyone in the newsroom who makes it happen. ...

The Daily Telegraph is known for having its provocative front pages and, in this clip, we get to go behind the scenes and meet everyone in the newsroom who makes it happen. What are they looking to achieve with the front page and what sort of thought goes into those memorable headlines

Responding to Australia's cut in penalty rates
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Responding to Australia's cut in penalty rates

Clip from The Feed
Peta Granger of Lush Cosmetics discusses Australia's recent decision to cut penalty rates, why her company is defying the ruling so that their workers continue to get paid the ...

Peta Granger of Lush Cosmetics discusses Australia's recent decision to cut penalty rates, why her company is defying the ruling so that their workers continue to get paid the same, as well as the business model Lush uses and why she believes it's the best.

Experiencing homelessness firsthand
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Experiencing homelessness firsthand

Clip from The Feed
A reality show challenges a group of wealthy individuals to live as though they were homeless for ten days. In this discussion, the motivations behind the project and some of ...

A reality show challenges a group of wealthy individuals to live as though they were homeless for ten days. In this discussion, the motivations behind the project and some of the revelations of the cast are discussed.

Iron Age Hjortspring boat
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Iron Age Hjortspring boat

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver visits Demark's Hjortspring boat (c 350 BC) and explains how the Vikings evolved from warring Scandinavian tribes.

Neil Oliver visits Demark's Hjortspring boat (c 350 BC) and explains how the Vikings evolved from warring Scandinavian tribes.

Mormon lifestyle and youth
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Mormon lifestyle and youth

Shaun Micallef meets students at Brigham Young University and discusses aspects of they Mormon lifestyle and faith.

Shaun Micallef meets students at Brigham Young University and discusses aspects of they Mormon lifestyle and faith.

A closer look at frypans
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A closer look at frypans

Learn the difference between types of frypans and the materials they are made from.

Learn the difference between types of frypans and the materials they are made from.

Horatio attempts to court the princess
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Horatio attempts to court the princess

Clip from Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver plays Cyrano de Bergerac to Horatio's Christian de Neuvillette when the visiting giant tells the Lilliputian how to win the heart of the princess, citing lyrics from ...

Gulliver plays Cyrano de Bergerac to Horatio's Christian de Neuvillette when the visiting giant tells the Lilliputian how to win the heart of the princess, citing lyrics from Prince's Kiss.

Gulliver make peace between rival nations
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Gulliver make peace between rival nations

Clip from Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver recites Edwin Starr's song war as he negotiates peace between the Lilliputians and Blefuscudians.

Gulliver recites Edwin Starr's song war as he negotiates peace between the Lilliputians and Blefuscudians.

The impact of climate change
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The impact of climate change

David Attenborough evaluates the use of levees to resist Hurricane Katrina, examines the changing risk of bushfires in Australia, and reviews ways to control carbon emissions.

David Attenborough evaluates the use of levees to resist Hurricane Katrina, examines the changing risk of bushfires in Australia, and reviews ways to control carbon emissions.

Godel's incompleteness theorem
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Godel's incompleteness theorem

Clip from The Story Of Maths
Marcus du Sautoy examines Kurt Godel's incompleteness theorem and the crisis in mathematics that while a statement about numbers might be true, they might never be proven.

Marcus du Sautoy examines Kurt Godel's incompleteness theorem and the crisis in mathematics that while a statement about numbers might be true, they might never be proven.

Protecting ourselves from scams
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Protecting ourselves from scams

The team from the checkout highlight what to watch out for to avoid being affected by scammers.

The team from the checkout highlight what to watch out for to avoid being affected by scammers.

From childhood to adolescence with autism
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From childhood to adolescence with autism

Clip from Australian Story
Sam Best and his family needed to come up with daring new approaches to help Sam progress socially as he grew older.

Sam Best and his family needed to come up with daring new approaches to help Sam progress socially as he grew older.

Sam's confidence grows
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Sam's confidence grows

Clip from Australian Story
A series of physical challenges in Africa, including boxing and white water rafting, expand Sam's world and make him better at social interactions.

A series of physical challenges in Africa, including boxing and white water rafting, expand Sam's world and make him better at social interactions.

Sam delivers his speech
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Sam delivers his speech

Clip from Australian Story
Returning to Australia, Sam does something he could never have done before - he delivers a perfect speech in front of his class on his African journey.

Returning to Australia, Sam does something he could never have done before - he delivers a perfect speech in front of his class on his African journey.

Valentine's Day at the college
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Valentine's Day at the college

Miranda sings into the mirror while brushing her hair. Miranda turns to Sara and invites her to visit her wonderful family in Queensland; Sarah shyly nods her desire to do so. ...

Miranda sings into the mirror while brushing her hair. Miranda turns to Sara and invites her to visit her wonderful family in Queensland; Sarah shyly nods her desire to do so. Concerned, Miranda reminds Sara to focuses her attention elsewhere. Sara looks hurt and confused. All the students excitedly celebrate St. Valentine's over breakfast. Sara is told that she won't be attending the school excursion. The scene shows the strong gender roles and propriety that marked the early 1900s.

Vegemite science
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Vegemite science

Molecular scientist Benjamin Schulz busts a myth about whether the yeast in vegemite can be used to make homebrew and recalls a fermentation experiment he employed to test the ...

Molecular scientist Benjamin Schulz busts a myth about whether the yeast in vegemite can be used to make homebrew and recalls a fermentation experiment he employed to test the theory.

Maths as a way of thinking
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Maths as a way of thinking

Clip from News Breakfast
Beyond Infinity author Eugenia Cheng explains why testing makes people so anxious about mathematics, how teaching could be transformed, and argues that maths is a way of ...

Beyond Infinity author Eugenia Cheng explains why testing makes people so anxious about mathematics, how teaching could be transformed, and argues that maths is a way of thinking clearly, not just numbers.

O'Brien gives Winston an Ingsoc dictionary
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O'Brien gives Winston an Ingsoc dictionary

Winston and Julia discuss the human spirit. Later, Winston is called to the dwellings of Inner Party member O'Brien, where he learns of Inner Party privileges, is given wine ...

Winston and Julia discuss the human spirit. Later, Winston is called to the dwellings of Inner Party member O'Brien, where he learns of Inner Party privileges, is given wine and told of thought crimes, the resistance against Oceania and their ambitions. After, he receives the new edition of the Ingsoc dictionary and is asked to leave. Back home, Winston learns that secret pages are hidden within the dictionary.

Winston's humanity is defeated
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Winston's humanity is defeated

Winston is taken to Room 101 and tortured again, finally submitting to Big Brother. Julia meets Winston and the two exchange emotionless words. Winston appears on the ...

Winston is taken to Room 101 and tortured again, finally submitting to Big Brother. Julia meets Winston and the two exchange emotionless words. Winston appears on the telescreen confessing to crimes he did and didn't commit. The announcement of Eurasia's defeat plays on the telescreens as Winston watches. With eyes welling up, a final "I love you" is delivered to an empty chair.

New Shoes, new friends and old knowledge
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New Shoes, new friends and old knowledge

Clip from Tracks
Robyn organises new shoes for Mr Eddy, so he will help her walk to Warburton. Along the way, Robyn and Eddy develop a friendship, despite lacking a common language. Mr Eddy ...

Robyn organises new shoes for Mr Eddy, so he will help her walk to Warburton. Along the way, Robyn and Eddy develop a friendship, despite lacking a common language. Mr Eddy spots white fellas on the horizon and the two a are soon flanked by nosey tourists looking for photographs. Mr Eddy plays a prank on the tourists, who back off. Later, Mr Eddy kills a kangaroo for their dinner, and Robyn learns more about Warakurna custom.

The alluring isolation and its dangers
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The alluring isolation and its dangers

Clip from Tracks
Australian Landscape features heavily, offering a sense of remoteness. When Robyn finally finds her camels, Dookie, Bub, Zeleika and Goliath, she lets out her fears and ...

Australian Landscape features heavily, offering a sense of remoteness. When Robyn finally finds her camels, Dookie, Bub, Zeleika and Goliath, she lets out her fears and frustrations on Dookie.

Archie Roach's Stolen Generation story
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Archie Roach's Stolen Generation story

Musician Archie Roach and cousins tell the story of how he was stolen at Framlingham Aboriginal Station as a child.

Musician Archie Roach and cousins tell the story of how he was stolen at Framlingham Aboriginal Station as a child.

Ruby Hunter's Stolen Generation story
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Ruby Hunter's Stolen Generation story

Musician Archie Roach's partner Ruby Hunter shares the story of growing up in institutions across Adelaide, and how her family tried to evade authorities when she was very young.

Musician Archie Roach's partner Ruby Hunter shares the story of growing up in institutions across Adelaide, and how her family tried to evade authorities when she was very young.

Teenage brains
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Teenage brains

Clip from Understanding
The brains of children are compared to those of adults, noting that the areas with most activity change with maturity.

The brains of children are compared to those of adults, noting that the areas with most activity change with maturity.

Nash develops an idea for his thesis
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Nash develops an idea for his thesis

Clip from A Beautiful Mind
Nash struggles to come up with an original idea for his thesis but is inspired by a woman at a bar.

Nash struggles to come up with an original idea for his thesis but is inspired by a woman at a bar.

Australian pays Greek family friend's pension
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Australian pays Greek family friend's pension

Clip from The Project
James Koufos speaks to The Project about why he wanted to help a family friend, Giorgos Chatzifotiadis, who was photographed crying in the streets after losing his pension in ...

James Koufos speaks to The Project about why he wanted to help a family friend, Giorgos Chatzifotiadis, who was photographed crying in the streets after losing his pension in Greece's economic crisis.

Sylvia reveals truth to Truman
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Sylvia reveals truth to Truman

Clip from The Truman Show
Truman Burbank falls in love with Lauren when he meets her in the library. She is forced off the set after she reveals she is an actor named Sylvia and he is the unwitting ...

Truman Burbank falls in love with Lauren when he meets her in the library. She is forced off the set after she reveals she is an actor named Sylvia and he is the unwitting star of a TV show.

Bill humiliates family at restaurant
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Bill humiliates family at restaurant

Clip from Muriel's Wedding
Muriel's father humiliates her over a family dinner at a Chinese restaurant, as he complains how his family is useless in front of a group of Asian businessmen.

Muriel's father humiliates her over a family dinner at a Chinese restaurant, as he complains how his family is useless in front of a group of Asian businessmen.

Scout learns the value of innocence
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Scout learns the value of innocence

Atticus and the sheriff discuss the morality of revealing Boo's actions as Scout learns the value of innocence.

Atticus and the sheriff discuss the morality of revealing Boo's actions as Scout learns the value of innocence.

Metabolism and how blood carries nutrients
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Metabolism and how blood carries nutrients

Using reallife examples and experiments, Michael Mosley illustrates how blood is responsible for carrying nutrients around the body.

Using reallife examples and experiments, Michael Mosley illustrates how blood is responsible for carrying nutrients around the body.

How blood transports oxygen
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How blood transports oxygen

Michael Mosley explains how the red blood cells carry oxygen around the circulatory system to power our muscles.

Michael Mosley explains how the red blood cells carry oxygen around the circulatory system to power our muscles.

The auction of Bianca
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The auction of Bianca

Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) bid to marry Bianca, telling Baptista how wealthy they are. Baptista agrees to let Lucentio marry Bianca if the suitor's financial ...

Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) bid to marry Bianca, telling Baptista how wealthy they are. Baptista agrees to let Lucentio marry Bianca if the suitor's financial position can be verified.

The plot to marry Kate off to Petruchio
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The plot to marry Kate off to Petruchio

Hortensio, Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) agree to pay Petruchio if he will marry Kate, leaving the competing suitors free to pursue Bianca.

Hortensio, Gremio and Tranio (disguised as Lucentio) agree to pay Petruchio if he will marry Kate, leaving the competing suitors free to pursue Bianca.

Nash becomes increasingly paranoid
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Nash becomes increasingly paranoid

Clip from A Beautiful Mind
Nash hallucinates being chased and shot at by Soviet agents, as his behaviour becomes more erratic and thoughts more paranoid.

Nash hallucinates being chased and shot at by Soviet agents, as his behaviour becomes more erratic and thoughts more paranoid.

The irrational face of race hate
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The irrational face of race hate

Clip from The Sapphires
Amid an attack on a US army base, Kay's medical help is rejected by an injured and racist soldier. (Coarse language.)

Amid an attack on a US army base, Kay's medical help is rejected by an injured and racist soldier. (Coarse language.)

The Sapphires are welcomed home
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The Sapphires are welcomed home

Clip from The Sapphires
The girls return home, Kay is welcomed in Yorta Yorta ceremony and Dave is teased about his impending assimilation.

The girls return home, Kay is welcomed in Yorta Yorta ceremony and Dave is teased about his impending assimilation.

Thy husband is thy lord'
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Thy husband is thy lord'

Petruchio wagers that his wife is more compliant than both Lucentio and Hortensio's. Kate delivers thy husband is thy lord monologue, exhibiting the power relationship between ...

Petruchio wagers that his wife is more compliant than both Lucentio and Hortensio's. Kate delivers thy husband is thy lord monologue, exhibiting the power relationship between men and women in the play.

Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach
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Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach

Arnold's SelfDependence is linked to Dover Beach, or the poet's thoughts on growing up to his reflection on change.

Arnold's SelfDependence is linked to Dover Beach, or the poet's thoughts on growing up to his reflection on change.

Eugenics and the removal of children
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Eugenics and the removal of children

Clip from Rabbit-Proof Fence
Molly, Daisy and Gracie are removed from home in Jigalong and protector AO Neville explains eugenics to white women.

Molly, Daisy and Gracie are removed from home in Jigalong and protector AO Neville explains eugenics to white women.

Sea level a risk to Manhattan
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Sea level a risk to Manhattan

Clip from Horizons
Architect Stephen Cassell outlines the risk to New York City of rising sea levels and storm surges, and proposes a solution in the form of wetlands.

Architect Stephen Cassell outlines the risk to New York City of rising sea levels and storm surges, and proposes a solution in the form of wetlands.

Stories behind Wiradjuri artist's paintings
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Stories behind Wiradjuri artist's paintings

Clip from Art + Soul
Filmmaker Hetti Perkins meets Aboriginal artist Harry Wedge in Cowra and discusses some of his artworks, and the nightmares and memories behind them.

Filmmaker Hetti Perkins meets Aboriginal artist Harry Wedge in Cowra and discusses some of his artworks, and the nightmares and memories behind them.

Archaeologist examines Viking bones
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Archaeologist examines Viking bones

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver meets archaeologist Lindsey Simpson, who explains how Vikings in Ireland can be identified by their grave sites and how their bones have worn.

Neil Oliver meets archaeologist Lindsey Simpson, who explains how Vikings in Ireland can be identified by their grave sites and how their bones have worn.

Viking enthusiasts move boat on land
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Viking enthusiasts move boat on land

Clip from The Vikings
Neil Oliver joins Russian Viking enthusiasts as they roll a longboat along land to get to a river.

Neil Oliver joins Russian Viking enthusiasts as they roll a longboat along land to get to a river.

Bangarra performance at Sydney 2000
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Bangarra performance at Sydney 2000

Clip from Creative Minds
Stephen Page discusses the Bangarra Dance Theatre's involvement in the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games opening ceremony.

Stephen Page discusses the Bangarra Dance Theatre's involvement in the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games opening ceremony.

How tsunamis are formed and are detected
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How tsunamis are formed and are detected

Archival footage of a tsunamis hitting land feature in this clip that explains what the giant tidal waves are and how scientists detect them.

Archival footage of a tsunamis hitting land feature in this clip that explains what the giant tidal waves are and how scientists detect them.

Evaluating evidence of a murder
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Evaluating evidence of a murder

Clip from Rear Window
Jeff and Lisa debate whether there was any real evidence of a murder having taken place across the courtyard.

Jeff and Lisa debate whether there was any real evidence of a murder having taken place across the courtyard.

Spying on 'modern' marriage
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Spying on 'modern' marriage

Clip from Rear Window
After spying on his neighbours Jim considers the risks of marriage to his bachelor lifestyle and looks fondly upon newlyweds.

After spying on his neighbours Jim considers the risks of marriage to his bachelor lifestyle and looks fondly upon newlyweds.

Digitally adding gills to a boy
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Digitally adding gills to a boy

Clip from The Shot
Teach students the basic concepts of advertising.

Teach students the basic concepts of advertising.

Percy Bysshe Shelley's Ozymandias
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Percy Bysshe Shelley's Ozymandias

Clip from Arrows Of Desire
A reader recites Shelley's Ozymandias and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

A reader recites Shelley's Ozymandias and critics discuss the composition and significance of the poem.

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