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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.

Roman glassmaking
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Roman glassmaking

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver visits a glassmith, who demonstrates how Romans produced glassware in Britain, and later discusses the impact glass windows might have had on Celts.

Neil Oliver visits a glassmith, who demonstrates how Romans produced glassware in Britain, and later discusses the impact glass windows might have had on Celts.

Staging Patrick White's The Ham Funeral
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Staging Patrick White's The Ham Funeral

Clip from Artscape
Artistic director Adam Cook discusses the staging of The Ham Funeral in the 1960s and the difficulty Patrick White had in having the play performed.

Artistic director Adam Cook discusses the staging of The Ham Funeral in the 1960s and the difficulty Patrick White had in having the play performed.

Indigenous youth crime in Townsville
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Indigenous youth crime in Townsville

Clip from Living Black
Larteasha Griffen reports on the causes of Indigenous youth crime in Townsville, what authorities are trying to do to solve the broader problems, and how those strategies fit ...

Larteasha Griffen reports on the causes of Indigenous youth crime in Townsville, what authorities are trying to do to solve the broader problems, and how those strategies fit into the Justice Reinvestment Campaign.

Iron sickles mark arrival of Iron Age in Britain
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Iron sickles mark arrival of Iron Age in Britain

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver inspects sickles discovered in Llyn Fawr hoard and observes that an iron tool made with bronzesmith techniques marks a transition between the Bronze and Iron Ages ...

Neil Oliver inspects sickles discovered in Llyn Fawr hoard and observes that an iron tool made with bronzesmith techniques marks a transition between the Bronze and Iron Ages in Wales.

Ancient Chinese numbers
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Ancient Chinese numbers

Clip from The Story Of Maths
Marcus du Sautoy reveals the Ancient Chinese number system and how their method of calculating figures was very different to they're way of writing them.

Marcus du Sautoy reveals the Ancient Chinese number system and how their method of calculating figures was very different to they're way of writing them.

Cantor and an infinity of infinities
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Cantor and an infinity of infinities

Clip from The Story Of Maths
Marcus du Sautoy illustrates Georg Cantor theory of infinite infinities, and that some infinities are bigger than others.

Marcus du Sautoy illustrates Georg Cantor theory of infinite infinities, and that some infinities are bigger than others.

Antarctic snowfall linked to Australian drought
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Antarctic snowfall linked to Australian drought

Clip from Catalyst
Antarctic ice cores reveal climate patterns that help climate scientists understand both the Southern Annular Mode and droughts in southwestern Australia, Mark Horstman reports.

Antarctic ice cores reveal climate patterns that help climate scientists understand both the Southern Annular Mode and droughts in southwestern Australia, Mark Horstman reports.

Bangarra and Australian Ballet collaborate
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Bangarra and Australian Ballet collaborate

Clip from Living Black
Living Black meets the people responsible for Warumuk, the Bangarra Dance Theatre's collaboration with the Australian Ballet.

Living Black meets the people responsible for Warumuk, the Bangarra Dance Theatre's collaboration with the Australian Ballet.

Making beef stew
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Making beef stew

Brigitte Hafner shows Matt how to make a delicious beef stew.

Brigitte Hafner shows Matt how to make a delicious beef stew.

Would you stop racism if you saw it happening?
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Would you stop racism if you saw it happening?

Many Australians claim they would stand up to racism, but is this true This experiment shows what happens when racism happens in public.

Many Australians claim they would stand up to racism, but is this true This experiment shows what happens when racism happens in public.

Lego used to create stop-motion movies
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Lego used to create stop-motion movies

Filmmakers Jonathan Bond and Matt Cohen reveal how they made Melting Point, a 30-minute stop-motion Lego brickfilm. And animator David Pagano explains the history of Lego ...

Filmmakers Jonathan Bond and Matt Cohen reveal how they made Melting Point, a 30-minute stop-motion Lego brickfilm. And animator David Pagano explains the history of Lego being used to make moving pictures, from advertising to shot-for-shot recreations of feature films and the CGI Lego Movie.

The role of personality in biological pairing
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The role of personality in biological pairing

An experiment explores personality compatibility and its role in who we partner with.

An experiment explores personality compatibility and its role in who we partner with.

Businesses rebel against penalty rate cuts
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Businesses rebel against penalty rate cuts

Clip from The Feed
July 4 2017. Australian businesses such as Lush cosmetics are refusing to pay their employees less on weekends and holidays. They say penalty rate cuts are unethical.

July 4 2017. Australian businesses such as Lush cosmetics are refusing to pay their employees less on weekends and holidays. They say penalty rate cuts are unethical.

United Nations says drugs should be decriminalised
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United Nations says drugs should be decriminalised

Clip from The Feed
July 6 2017. Drugs should be decriminalised in order to reduce drug fatalities and HIV rates, the UN and WHO said today.

July 6 2017. Drugs should be decriminalised in order to reduce drug fatalities and HIV rates, the UN and WHO said today.

Nazis vie for the Caucasus oil reserves
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Nazis vie for the Caucasus oil reserves

Clip from As It Happened
On 28 June 1942, the German army set out to conquer Russia in a split campaign - one aimed at Stalingrad and the other focusing on the capture of the rich Caucasus oil fields.

On 28 June 1942, the German army set out to conquer Russia in a split campaign - one aimed at Stalingrad and the other focusing on the capture of the rich Caucasus oil fields.

Cultures clash over football
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Cultures clash over football

Jess is banned from playing football after her mother spots her playing in the park and being manhandled by opponents.

Jess is banned from playing football after her mother spots her playing in the park and being manhandled by opponents.

Life in a Victorian slum - work
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Life in a Victorian slum - work

Life was cruel in Victorian London. People had to work to survive and there was little sympathy for those who couldn't. Modern families find out about these realities the hard way.

Life was cruel in Victorian London. People had to work to survive and there was little sympathy for those who couldn't. Modern families find out about these realities the hard way.

Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 3
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Can tumeric switch off cancer? Part 3

The results. Can tumeric affect the way susceptible genes express cancer? Is seems so - but it depends how you ingest it.

The results. Can tumeric affect the way susceptible genes express cancer? Is seems so - but it depends how you ingest it.

Racial prejudice after rural talent show
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Racial prejudice after rural talent show

Clip from The Sapphires
The Sapphires are racially abused after losing a talent contest, in spite of their superior talent. (Coarse language.)

The Sapphires are racially abused after losing a talent contest, in spite of their superior talent. (Coarse language.)

Picking a leader based on character
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Picking a leader based on character

It's not all about looks. This experiment shows that someone can quickly hijack their chances of becoming a leader by being disengaged and showing selfishness.

It's not all about looks. This experiment shows that someone can quickly hijack their chances of becoming a leader by being disengaged and showing selfishness.

Iron Age agricultural technologies
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Iron Age agricultural technologies

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver visits Butser Ancient Farm in England and demonstrates Iron Age agricultural technologies, including ploughs, storage pits and quern stones.

Neil Oliver visits Butser Ancient Farm in England and demonstrates Iron Age agricultural technologies, including ploughs, storage pits and quern stones.

Young people in the work force and progress for casual workers
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Young people in the work force and progress for casual workers

Clip from The Feed
Katie Acheson, CEO of Youth Action, discusses recent progress regarding rights for casual workers as well as some of the current trends among employers when it comes to jobs ...

Katie Acheson, CEO of Youth Action, discusses recent progress regarding rights for casual workers as well as some of the current trends among employers when it comes to jobs typically taken by younger workers.

The Roman ballista bolt thrower
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The Roman ballista bolt thrower

Clip from Lost Worlds
Neil Oliver demonstrates the use of ballistae, the bolt throwers the Celts faced as the Romans sought to conquer Britain in the first century BC.

Neil Oliver demonstrates the use of ballistae, the bolt throwers the Celts faced as the Romans sought to conquer Britain in the first century BC.

Liam Stapleton on R U Ok Day.
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Liam Stapleton on R U Ok Day.

Clip from The Project
Triple J presenter Liam Stapleton shares his story on R U Ok Day?

Triple J presenter Liam Stapleton shares his story on R U Ok Day?

Hot Chilli
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Hot Chilli

Food Lab's go-to scientist Dr Joel Gilmore explains the anatomy of a chilli, from the fleshy white placenta to the seeds, and where the heat (capsaicin) actually comes from.

Food Lab's go-to scientist Dr Joel Gilmore explains the anatomy of a chilli, from the fleshy white placenta to the seeds, and where the heat (capsaicin) actually comes from.

Kale
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Kale

Dr Lee Hickey demonstrates the morphology of wild mustard (brassica oleracea) and how plant breeders developed common cruciferous vegetables by picking out specific ...

Dr Lee Hickey demonstrates the morphology of wild mustard (brassica oleracea) and how plant breeders developed common cruciferous vegetables by picking out specific characteristics.

A trip to the beach
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A trip to the beach

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This video has closed captioning
A Chinese immigrant in England goes for a trip to the beach as an opportunity to learn more English.

A Chinese immigrant in England goes for a trip to the beach as an opportunity to learn more English.

Discriminatory legislation, QLD premier and land claims
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Discriminatory legislation, QLD premier and land claims

Clip from Mabo
Eddie attends a meeting on land rights. Together with family, heritage, cultural knowledge and the Cairn's Aboriginal Legal Service, Eddie sets out the fight the government ...

Eddie attends a meeting on land rights. Together with family, heritage, cultural knowledge and the Cairn's Aboriginal Legal Service, Eddie sets out the fight the government and the legal fiction of terra nullius. In an attempt to thwart the Mabo case, premier Bjelke-Petersen passed the Queensland Coast Islands Declaratory Act 1985.

Paper baked lemongrass chicken
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Paper baked lemongrass chicken

Dr Andrew Stephenson explains the three different ways you can transfer heat to cook foods; conduction, convection and radiation. Conduction is the transferal of heat through ...

Dr Andrew Stephenson explains the three different ways you can transfer heat to cook foods; conduction, convection and radiation. Conduction is the transferal of heat through a medium, convection involves a fluid that moves heat along looping currents and radiation uses photons to activate the water molecule in foods to heat them up.

Pineapple pork
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Pineapple pork

Nature may not be as chaotic as you think, join Dr Joel Gilmore as he explains the sequence behind the pineapple's unique pattern. Informing much of the natural and artificial ...

Nature may not be as chaotic as you think, join Dr Joel Gilmore as he explains the sequence behind the pineapple's unique pattern. Informing much of the natural and artificial world, the Fibonacci sequence, or golden spiral, can be seen in Greek architecture, Indian philosophy and even the humble pineapple!

Julia brings Winston squirrelled supplies
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Julia brings Winston squirrelled supplies

Winston hires the shopkeeper's room for four dollars. At works, Winston steals glances at Julia. Later, as he waits in the newly rented room, he thinks of the enormous dangers ...

Winston hires the shopkeeper's room for four dollars. At works, Winston steals glances at Julia. Later, as he waits in the newly rented room, he thinks of the enormous dangers their encounters could incur. When she arrives, she shows him the illicit items she has squirrelled from the Inner Party's supplies.

Evelyn Scott remembered
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Evelyn Scott remembered

Clip from 7.30
Following the death of Indigenous leader and social justice campaigner Dr Evelyn Scott, Jackie Huggins remembers her mentor as a woman of courage and grace.

Following the death of Indigenous leader and social justice campaigner Dr Evelyn Scott, Jackie Huggins remembers her mentor as a woman of courage and grace.

Life for women in 1960s Australia
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Life for women in 1960s Australia

As part of the time-swap experiment 'Back In Time For Dinner', the lives of Australian women in 1960s Australia is viewed through the lens of a housewife and her 16-year-old ...

As part of the time-swap experiment 'Back In Time For Dinner', the lives of Australian women in 1960s Australia is viewed through the lens of a housewife and her 16-year-old daughter.

The legacy of Australian racism
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The legacy of Australian racism

Clip from 7.30
Christos Tsiolkas, author of The Slap and Barracuda, discusses the legacy of racism in Colonial nations like Australia.

Christos Tsiolkas, author of The Slap and Barracuda, discusses the legacy of racism in Colonial nations like Australia.

A Dystopian world where history is rewritten
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A Dystopian world where history is rewritten

At work, Winston and his colleagues are tasked with rewriting documents to align with the Party's efforts. After work, Winston visits the store where he bought the notebook. ...

At work, Winston and his colleagues are tasked with rewriting documents to align with the Party's efforts. After work, Winston visits the store where he bought the notebook. Intrigued by a small paperweight, the shopkeeper informs him of another room upstairs. Upstairs, the two men look at a picture of a museum and the shopkeeper recites, "oranges and lemons say the bells of St Clement's," which become a reoccurring motif foreshadowing Winston's demise. Outside, Winston and a young woman lock ey

The erasure of language as social control
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The erasure of language as social control

Citizens of Oceania consume their breakfast in a mess hall. Over breakfast, a colleague talks to Winston about his love for the destruction of language and the new edition of ...

Citizens of Oceania consume their breakfast in a mess hall. Over breakfast, a colleague talks to Winston about his love for the destruction of language and the new edition of the Oceania dictionary. Winston responds that the revolution will be complete once the language is perfected.

Robyn desperately seeks solitude
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Robyn desperately seeks solitude

Clip from Tracks
As Robyn sets up camp, her extremely over excited photographer arrives. That evening, around the campfire, Rick begins to slow down and understand aspects of Robyn's ...

As Robyn sets up camp, her extremely over excited photographer arrives. That evening, around the campfire, Rick begins to slow down and understand aspects of Robyn's personality. Robyn thinks of her past and her mother. The next day she breaks down, angry at Rick's imposition in her solitude.

Learning language is humanity's greatest talents
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Learning language is humanity's greatest talents

Clip from Fry's Planet Word
Steven Fry explains - in perfect English - how there are similarities in all languages and they way we learn them is unique to humans.

Steven Fry explains - in perfect English - how there are similarities in all languages and they way we learn them is unique to humans.

The facts about sunscreen
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The facts about sunscreen

Find out how sunscreen is intended to work and what users need to know to make it as effective as possible

Find out how sunscreen is intended to work and what users need to know to make it as effective as possible

Lime and coriander dressing
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Lime and coriander dressing

Coriander can be a very controversial herb, some people love it, and others can't stand it. Join Dr Heather Smyth as she explains how genetic predispositions and sensory ...

Coriander can be a very controversial herb, some people love it, and others can't stand it. Join Dr Heather Smyth as she explains how genetic predispositions and sensory sensitivities can make coriander taste lemony to some and soapy to others.

Showing gratitude
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Showing gratitude

School-aged students say thank you to their parents for all the nice things they do.

School-aged students say thank you to their parents for all the nice things they do.

Eddie faces intense cross-examination
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Eddie faces intense cross-examination

Clip from Mabo
In Court the defence cross-examines Eddie 'Koiki' and his paternal line as a Mabo man, citing evidence from the Aboriginal identity card prepared by the Ministry for ...

In Court the defence cross-examines Eddie 'Koiki' and his paternal line as a Mabo man, citing evidence from the Aboriginal identity card prepared by the Ministry for Aboriginal Affairs. Outside the courtroom, Eddie sees Paddy Killoran who tries to diminish Eddie's fight by suggesting his father would be ashamed. Back in court, Eddie faces intense questioning designed to invalidate his heritage and discredit his cause.

Cultural heritage and the fight for native title recognition
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Cultural heritage and the fight for native title recognition

Clip from Mabo
Returning to court Eddie learns that David Passi has re-joined the case. During proceedings, David Passi creates a link between the Mer Islands, himself and Eddie Mabo. The ...

Returning to court Eddie learns that David Passi has re-joined the case. During proceedings, David Passi creates a link between the Mer Islands, himself and Eddie Mabo. The victory is short-lived when Paddy Killoran takes the stand and claims the Islander communities have assimilated with Queensland land laws. The judge rules against Mabo's land claims. Eddie discusses the case with Bryan Keon-Cohen. Dropping the appeal, they decide to take the test case to the High Court for all First Nation pe

Finishing school, morality and gender roles
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Finishing school, morality and gender roles

Miss Appleyard asks if Sarah has memorised the assigned poetry, Sarah remarks she has not because the poem makes no sense, suggesting she recite a poem she wrote to St ...

Miss Appleyard asks if Sarah has memorised the assigned poetry, Sarah remarks she has not because the poem makes no sense, suggesting she recite a poem she wrote to St Valentine. Realising the poem is about love, Miss Appleyard reprimands Sarah and insists she recites the assigned literature. Sarah declares she cannot learn it, refusing to answer why. Miss Appleyard leaves her to study, and Sarah thinks of Bertie and Miranda. The scene suggests the repression of nuanced sexual identity in Victor

A dream within a dream
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A dream within a dream

Lines from Edgar Allen Poe's 1849 poem A Dream Within a Dream, “what we see and what we seem are but a dream; a dream within a dream” is whispered by the narrator. The ...

Lines from Edgar Allen Poe's 1849 poem A Dream Within a Dream, “what we see and what we seem are but a dream; a dream within a dream” is whispered by the narrator. The introduction of Allen Poe, famous for his mysterious and often macabre stories, situates the enigmatic, dream-like qualities that punctuate the film and suggests the incompatibility of Victorian ideals and the Australian landscape.

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