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Examines the once a year phenomenon when the Californian squid come in their millions to mate in the shallow waters around the Californian coast. Their predators are, of ...

Examines the once a year phenomenon when the Californian squid come in their millions to mate in the shallow waters around the Californian coast. Their predators are, of course, well aware of this meeting. For many years, biologist Phil Sammet has been observing the Californian squid and has made some surprising discoveries.

Carol Vorderman is a British television personality best known for her role as long-standing co-presenter of British television game show, Countdown. Carol never knew her ...

Carol Vorderman is a British television personality best known for her role as long-standing co-presenter of British television game show, Countdown. Carol never knew her Dutch father. She was born in Wales and her father left the family when she was only a few weeks old. Only recently reunited with him, she knows nothing about her Vorderman ancestors.

By six years old, we are starting to feel the influence of the world. How do we work out what is right or wrong? See if the children can distinguish between actions such as ...

By six years old, we are starting to feel the influence of the world. How do we work out what is right or wrong? See if the children can distinguish between actions such as stealing sweets or not saying thank you.

This series reveals true stories of medieval life by examining the skeletal remains that lie buried below the earth's surface. Combining atmospheric dramatic reconstructions ...

This series reveals true stories of medieval life by examining the skeletal remains that lie buried below the earth's surface. Combining atmospheric dramatic reconstructions of gripping stories with archaeological science, Medieval Dead takes viewers deeper into the medieval world than ever before.

Pain, Pus And Poison
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Pain, Pus And Poison: Pain

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  July 22, 2013
Michael Mosley tells the extraordinary story of how the world's most useful and valuable drugs were created in this new three-part series. From a simple aspirin tablet to ...

Michael Mosley tells the extraordinary story of how the world's most useful and valuable drugs were created in this new three-part series. From a simple aspirin tablet to specially grown antibiotics, people have used science to combat their aches and pains. This is a story of revelation and genius, and a story that ultimately has transformed - and saved- the lives of millions of people across the planet.

We follow three young Australians, Hayley Warner, Malcolm Lynch and Narelle Long, as they embark on an an adventure of a lifetime to the the world's first Environmental Youth ...

We follow three young Australians, Hayley Warner, Malcolm Lynch and Narelle Long, as they embark on an an adventure of a lifetime to the the world's first Environmental Youth Summit in Antarctica.

Italian men used to be 'macho', able to stand up for their honour, woo women and do the tough things that men do. In Rome - where fathers sent their sons to become 'men' - ...

Italian men used to be 'macho', able to stand up for their honour, woo women and do the tough things that men do. In Rome - where fathers sent their sons to become 'men' - Gennaro and Antonio look at the modern Italian man and ask if there is still a place in Italy for 'macho' men.

For centuries, Scotland was regarded as a wild and dangerous place to visit. To find out what changed to make Scotland a popular tourist destination, presenter Paul Murton ...

For centuries, Scotland was regarded as a wild and dangerous place to visit. To find out what changed to make Scotland a popular tourist destination, presenter Paul Murton recreates six Scottish grand tours suggested by a 19th-century copy of Black's Picturesque Guide to Scotland.

This week food writer and cook Rachel Khoo puts her twist on the classic French cassoulet by transforming it into a soup, and bakes a sumptuous yet unusual cake made from ...

This week food writer and cook Rachel Khoo puts her twist on the classic French cassoulet by transforming it into a soup, and bakes a sumptuous yet unusual cake made from pistachio and goat's cheese.

In this episode, Julie travels to Norway. 25,000 kilometres of coastline, legendary fjords and salmon...lots of salmon: smoked, dried, marinated or salty - the Norwegians just ...

In this episode, Julie travels to Norway. 25,000 kilometres of coastline, legendary fjords and salmon...lots of salmon: smoked, dried, marinated or salty - the Norwegians just love the stuff. Here, giant crab-fishing is a national sport.

Walking Through History
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Walking Through History: The Birth of Industry

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  July 27, 2013
In this episode, Tony takes a 65-kilometre walk through the glorious Peak District, along the Derwent Valley, where the world's industrial revolution was born. This is a ...

In this episode, Tony takes a 65-kilometre walk through the glorious Peak District, along the Derwent Valley, where the world's industrial revolution was born. This is a journey that reveals how Britain transformed itself from a nation of farmers into the industrial powerhouse of the world.

Supermodel and art history graduate Lily Cole will embark on a fascinating journey with renowned artists such as Tacita Dean and Christo, watching them at work in their ...

Supermodel and art history graduate Lily Cole will embark on a fascinating journey with renowned artists such as Tacita Dean and Christo, watching them at work in their studio, discussing their life and artistic processes, and getting closer than ever before to the people behind the art.

Rise of the Continents
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Rise of the Continents: Africa

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  September 10, 2013
Across the Earth there are traces of a mysterious land unlike anything seen today - a supercontinent that split apart to create our world. This is the story of how life, land ...

Across the Earth there are traces of a mysterious land unlike anything seen today - a supercontinent that split apart to create our world. This is the story of how life, land and time came together to create the extraordinary diversity of the seven continents.

Lucy concludes her investigation into the medical histories of the royal family by taking a look at Queen Victoria and her descendants.

Lucy concludes her investigation into the medical histories of the royal family by taking a look at Queen Victoria and her descendants.

Gregg Wallace attempts to solve a long-standing family mystery about what happened to his great-grandfather. He turns detective as he follows the clues that enable him to ...

Gregg Wallace attempts to solve a long-standing family mystery about what happened to his great-grandfather. He turns detective as he follows the clues that enable him to piece together Henry's life.

A new dynasty emerges. Threatened from abroad, Rameses II leads an army north to fight the Hittites at Kadesh. The battle becomes his crowning achievement and the basis for a ...

A new dynasty emerges. Threatened from abroad, Rameses II leads an army north to fight the Hittites at Kadesh. The battle becomes his crowning achievement and the basis for a new period of stability and wealth.

The real China is revealed in this series of concise and informative programs. It provides a guide to Chinese lifestyle and language as we meet the people and explore ten ...

The real China is revealed in this series of concise and informative programs. It provides a guide to Chinese lifestyle and language as we meet the people and explore ten aspects of China's culture in detail. Today: This program looks at how to book a holiday and the best in leisure activities.

Inside Claridge’s
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Inside Claridge’s

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  Lifestyle Channel  |  September 26, 2013
The Crown Prince of Yugoslavia returns to stay in the suite where he was born in 1945. Other guests who make an appearance include Joan Collins, Stephen Fry and Gerry Parker, ...

The Crown Prince of Yugoslavia returns to stay in the suite where he was born in 1945. Other guests who make an appearance include Joan Collins, Stephen Fry and Gerry Parker, who has breakfasted at Claridge’s every day for the last 40 years.

In 2010, Claire Farrow and Ian Hogarth embarked on an adrenalin-fuelled journey to build the ultimate fun family home right in the heart of London. Ian's radical design ...

In 2010, Claire Farrow and Ian Hogarth embarked on an adrenalin-fuelled journey to build the ultimate fun family home right in the heart of London. Ian's radical design included a dance floor, sauna and DJ booth, but the only plot they could find was someone's back garden at the end of a mews, backing perilously onto a railway line.

Based on the popular column in The Monthly magazine, Australian Encounters is a witty and insightful animated history series about moments when renowned Australians collided ...

Based on the popular column in The Monthly magazine, Australian Encounters is a witty and insightful animated history series about moments when renowned Australians collided with global figures of their time.

From the inner city we move to consider how Australians have adapted to a climate with which most were initially unfamiliar. Archive journals reveal how unprepared the ...

From the inner city we move to consider how Australians have adapted to a climate with which most were initially unfamiliar. Archive journals reveal how unprepared the pioneers were for the tropics. So, from a suburban Brisbane residence to a Bundaberg sugar plantation and from a Rockhampton railway house to a literally itinerant dwelling in Longreach, this episode explores the gradual adaptation to life in the tropics and the evolution of one of Australia's most iconic houses.

An Ordinary life is a series of documentaries that take an intimate look at the lives of individuals affected by disability. Some are born with their disability while others ...

An Ordinary life is a series of documentaries that take an intimate look at the lives of individuals affected by disability. Some are born with their disability while others acquire it through accident or illness. All anyone wants in these remarkable stories is an ordinary life. Yet their circumstances are such that they lead anything but a regular existence.

The irreverent and touching documentary featuring the life and times of one of America's most important artists, Wayne White. Explore the whimsical highs and crushing lows of ...

The irreverent and touching documentary featuring the life and times of one of America's most important artists, Wayne White. Explore the whimsical highs and crushing lows of the art world, and the story of a wonderfully wacky man.

This series reveals true stories of medieval life by examining the skeletal remains that lie buried below the earth's surface. Combining atmospheric dramatic reconstructions ...

This series reveals true stories of medieval life by examining the skeletal remains that lie buried below the earth's surface. Combining atmospheric dramatic reconstructions of gripping stories with archaeological science, Medieval Dead takes viewers deeper into the medieval world than ever before.

Four ordinary Australian couples embark on a confronting and challenging eight week journey to happiness and relationship fulfilment. The end of the eight weeks is in sight, ...

Four ordinary Australian couples embark on a confronting and challenging eight week journey to happiness and relationship fulfilment. The end of the eight weeks is in sight, but the couples still have many hurdles to overcome.

Some Architects of Change have decided to treat indigenous groups with respect by joining forces with them and trying to build bridges between peoples.

Some Architects of Change have decided to treat indigenous groups with respect by joining forces with them and trying to build bridges between peoples.

During this episode, Professor Brian Cox visits the richly bio-diverse hot spots of Southern Africa and Madagascar to discover why our planet is so rich in its diversity.

During this episode, Professor Brian Cox visits the richly bio-diverse hot spots of Southern Africa and Madagascar to discover why our planet is so rich in its diversity.

In episode two, Hawking tackles the ultimate question: Is there a meaning to our lives? Is there a purpose to our existence? This used to be the realm of religion or ...

In episode two, Hawking tackles the ultimate question: Is there a meaning to our lives? Is there a purpose to our existence? This used to be the realm of religion or philosophy - not science. But Hawking believes philosophy is dead and that science holds the key. He explains what the laws of physics tell about who and what humans really are.

Liz Bonnin follows two couples undertaking IVF and explores new research that may dramatically increase success rates. Jem Stansfield sets out to become the first person to go ...

Liz Bonnin follows two couples undertaking IVF and explores new research that may dramatically increase success rates. Jem Stansfield sets out to become the first person to go 360 degrees on a playground swing, and Dr Yan Wong confuses shoppers with the help of a special mirror.

As humans are pushing the limits of physical capability, our best athletes remain our wildest. From the energy saving hop of the kangaroo to the cross country migration of ...

As humans are pushing the limits of physical capability, our best athletes remain our wildest. From the energy saving hop of the kangaroo to the cross country migration of birds, discover how and why animals move the way they do.

Just before Christmas, 1958, Rupert Murdoch, then aged 27, met a sensitive young Tamil on the dodge from the immigration authorities. A poor scholar with black skin, Kamahl's ...

Just before Christmas, 1958, Rupert Murdoch, then aged 27, met a sensitive young Tamil on the dodge from the immigration authorities. A poor scholar with black skin, Kamahl's days in White Australia were numbered.

To fight against disease and avoidable health issues, efforts should be directed towards prevention and education. This is the focus for some architects of change.

To fight against disease and avoidable health issues, efforts should be directed towards prevention and education. This is the focus for some architects of change.

This week presenter Dick Strawbridge sets the team to work on a Byzantine Flame Throwing Boat, an invention that saved the Byzantine Empire from almost certain defeat.

This week presenter Dick Strawbridge sets the team to work on a Byzantine Flame Throwing Boat, an invention that saved the Byzantine Empire from almost certain defeat.

The Secret History of Our Streets
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The Secret History of Our Streets: Deptford High Street

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  August 30, 2013
In 1886 Victorian social explorer Charles Booth embarked on a hugely ambitious plan to visit every single street in London to record the social conditions of the city's ...

In 1886 Victorian social explorer Charles Booth embarked on a hugely ambitious plan to visit every single street in London to record the social conditions of the city's residents. House by house, street by street, the lives of four million people were mapped and categorised according to their social position. The Secret History of Our Streets revisits six of these archetypal London streets and interviews residents past and present to discover how the fortunes of the streets have ebbed and flowed in the last hundred and twenty-five years.

Dream Build
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Dream Build: Link House

Season 2  |  Episode 13  |  ABC  |  August 18, 2013
A series about Aussies who have been lucky enough to turn the dream of building their own home into a spectacular reality.

A series about Aussies who have been lucky enough to turn the dream of building their own home into a spectacular reality.

Shannon Thorne has strong role models through his parents and is trying to carrying on the legacy of their work through his own work in Liverpool trying to improve the health ...

Shannon Thorne has strong role models through his parents and is trying to carrying on the legacy of their work through his own work in Liverpool trying to improve the health and culture for his mob.

The Secret History of Our Streets
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The Secret History of Our Streets: Reverdy Road

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  SBS  |  September 27, 2013
This episode explores the history of Reverdy Road in Bermondsey, which has endured as an enclave of working-class respectability.

This episode explores the history of Reverdy Road in Bermondsey, which has endured as an enclave of working-class respectability.

Archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper reveals the extraordinary history of some of South America's ancient civilizations. Exploring spectacular ruins and investigating the truth behind ...

Archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper reveals the extraordinary history of some of South America's ancient civilizations. Exploring spectacular ruins and investigating the truth behind legends that surround these fascinating cultures, Dr Cooper journeys through Peru, Bolivia and Colombia.

Two Men In China
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Two Men In China: Shanghai

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  May 20, 2014
Second stop for John Doyle and Tim Flannery is the city of Shanghai. The ancient fishing village turned international port was once known as the Pearl of the Orient - a ...

Second stop for John Doyle and Tim Flannery is the city of Shanghai. The ancient fishing village turned international port was once known as the Pearl of the Orient - a decadent hub of foreign trading and subversive political intrigue. Now it's a glitzy, glamorous city and the poster child for China's rapid urbanisation. It is China's most populous city and home to 24 million people.

Perched in the cordillera of the Andes, where a major part of the population live in extreme conditions, Bolivia is an inhospitable playing field. Bolivians may have an ...

Perched in the cordillera of the Andes, where a major part of the population live in extreme conditions, Bolivia is an inhospitable playing field. Bolivians may have an Olympic track record as thin as a llama's shin bone, but this country is still a champion when it comes to identity, culture and unspoilt nature.

Brain Games
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Brain Games: Laws Of Attraction

Season 3  |  Episode 2  |  National Geographic  |  April 15, 2014
Beauty is more than skin deep - its brain deep! From secret formulas to brainwave patterns, you'll see the mysteries of attraction revealed.

Beauty is more than skin deep - its brain deep! From secret formulas to brainwave patterns, you'll see the mysteries of attraction revealed.

In a flagrant breach of The Checkout's promise that Series 2 would be 'all new', the next four episodes will in fact be an 'all old' compilation of content drawn from the 19 ...

In a flagrant breach of The Checkout's promise that Series 2 would be 'all new', the next four episodes will in fact be an 'all old' compilation of content drawn from the 19 episodes aired over the last 18 months. The 'Best Of' material has also been described as 'Best before April 2014' and 'slightly damaged stock'.

In this final episode, second timers, Rochelle and Anthony, want to have a Jewish wedding with their children in attendance; Pav and Amit want their Hindu wedding running on ...

In this final episode, second timers, Rochelle and Anthony, want to have a Jewish wedding with their children in attendance; Pav and Amit want their Hindu wedding running on time; and Eleanor and Neo want to ensure their belief that 'Big Is Better' is at the heart of their Greek Cypriot wedding.

A group of rescued horses are at risk of being sent to pasture after a contractor botches the roof of their barn. Mike Holmes arrives to save the day and improve the quality ...

A group of rescued horses are at risk of being sent to pasture after a contractor botches the roof of their barn. Mike Holmes arrives to save the day and improve the quality of life for these horses, helping their caregivers along the way.

Beneath the streets of London, lies a parallel universe. As its buildings soar higher, so its tunnels go deeper. London has more infrastructures built underground than any ...

Beneath the streets of London, lies a parallel universe. As its buildings soar higher, so its tunnels go deeper. London has more infrastructures built underground than any city in the world. Join engineers working in this vast underground city - from tunnel builders digging a brand new underground train line 40m beneath the city to squads of workers scrubbing its sewer tunnels to prevent outbreaks of disease.

This 13-part reboot of Carl Sagan's ground-breaking series will venture to the new worlds that circle our suns, retrace our roots back to the hearts of distant stars, and ...

This 13-part reboot of Carl Sagan's ground-breaking series will venture to the new worlds that circle our suns, retrace our roots back to the hearts of distant stars, and travel across the universe for a vision of the cosmos on the grandest scale we know.

Dara O'Briain and his crack team take a weird and wonderful look at the science behind music with special guest James May exploring how music is inextricably linked to our ...

Dara O'Briain and his crack team take a weird and wonderful look at the science behind music with special guest James May exploring how music is inextricably linked to our emotions.

It's the start of the school year for the 800 students of the Juilliard School in New York, one of the most prestigious conservatories in the world and one of the most ...

It's the start of the school year for the 800 students of the Juilliard School in New York, one of the most prestigious conservatories in the world and one of the most selective. The school boasts an impressive list of now famous artists who have studied in its drama, dance and music divisions - from Yo You Ma to Kevin Spacey, from Philip Glass to Pina Bausch.

Massive Moves
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Massive Moves: Ranch Rescue

Season 3  |  Episode 4  |  SBS2  |  March 6, 2014
Ann and Greg Reinke have a growing family and their 70 year old three bedroom house is bursting at the seams. In search of more space they've found a beautiful 2,500 square ...

Ann and Greg Reinke have a growing family and their 70 year old three bedroom house is bursting at the seams. In search of more space they've found a beautiful 2,500 square foot rambler ranch to become their new family home. The problem is it sits 72 miles away on the flood prone banks of the Red River. To rescue it they've called in Bob Schmidt and his family firm of house movers to roll their dream home from the river's perilous banks.

The renowned art critic and expert, Tim Marlow, introduces us to some of the most famous and influential paintings in the history of art. Within a short format he provides ...

The renowned art critic and expert, Tim Marlow, introduces us to some of the most famous and influential paintings in the history of art. Within a short format he provides valuable critiques of the works, along with anecdotes and the story of their creation. This episode he examines William Blake's The Night Of Enitharmon.

Rhod Gilbert leaves his regular job as a stand-up comedian to try out four new ones. He has to try and become a modern day Doctor Dolittle as a zoo keeper at Welsh Mountain ...

Rhod Gilbert leaves his regular job as a stand-up comedian to try out four new ones. He has to try and become a modern day Doctor Dolittle as a zoo keeper at Welsh Mountain Zoo, North Wales.

In the final chapter of Jonathan's journey, he starts in Budapest, where he tackles an ancient dish inspired by blood sucking leeches at the influential Bock Bizstro. He meets ...

In the final chapter of Jonathan's journey, he starts in Budapest, where he tackles an ancient dish inspired by blood sucking leeches at the influential Bock Bizstro. He meets TV chef Zsofia Mautner who's pioneering a fresh approach to traditional Hungarian food and gets behind the scenes at one of the city's most famous coffee houses - Gerbaud.

You make 70 conscious decisions in an average day. And if one of those decisions is to jump out of an airplane or ride a motorcycle, you might just be a daredevil.

You make 70 conscious decisions in an average day. And if one of those decisions is to jump out of an airplane or ride a motorcycle, you might just be a daredevil.

My Wild Affair
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My Wild Affair: The Ape Who Went to College

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  April 12, 2014
This series takes a look at some of the rare relationships that cross the divide between our species and provide a glimpse of the inner life of the creatures who share our ...

This series takes a look at some of the rare relationships that cross the divide between our species and provide a glimpse of the inner life of the creatures who share our world. This episode tells the incredible story of Chantek, the orangutan raised as a human child on an American university campus during the '70s and '80s.

Manuel Herrero takes us on a journey through Mexico off the beaten path, looking at lesser known sports, each one representing a different aspect of Mexican identity.

Manuel Herrero takes us on a journey through Mexico off the beaten path, looking at lesser known sports, each one representing a different aspect of Mexican identity.

As a young boy growing up in Onslow, Western Australia, Patrick Tittums dreamed of flying a plane. Inspired by the adventures of pilot James 'Biggles' Bigglesworth, in the ...

As a young boy growing up in Onslow, Western Australia, Patrick Tittums dreamed of flying a plane. Inspired by the adventures of pilot James 'Biggles' Bigglesworth, in the books that his mother would buy for him, Patrick let his imagination run wild and a lifelong passion for flying developed. But in his teenage years, bowing to peer pressure, he took to drinking alcohol. A seemingly harmless and fun pastime quickly spiralled out of control and for nearly thirty years, he toiled in the dark times until the thunderstorm of life washed him clean and he took control of his journey to fly into clear skies.

Lions On The Move
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Lions On The Move

Episode 1  |  SBS  |  December 11, 2013
Join the wildlife expert Kevin Richards on a move of a different kind, when 28 lions, 14 hyenas and four black panthers get a new home. The huge task ahead includes planning ...

Join the wildlife expert Kevin Richards on a move of a different kind, when 28 lions, 14 hyenas and four black panthers get a new home. The huge task ahead includes planning and designing the new enclosures, a sanctuary on the edge of Dinokeng, a South African game reserve spanning 18,000 square metres.

This program hosted by Rhoda Roberts takes us on a journey exploring the lives of our heroes and personalities as they talk candidly about their photos. This episode features ...

This program hosted by Rhoda Roberts takes us on a journey exploring the lives of our heroes and personalities as they talk candidly about their photos. This episode features Sean Choolburra.

Devil Island
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Devil Island: Summer on Devil Island

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  March 1, 2014
Three months after the release, the Tasmanian devils face the challenge of their lives with an influx of tourists and a record-breaking heat wave that could spell the end for ...

Three months after the release, the Tasmanian devils face the challenge of their lives with an influx of tourists and a record-breaking heat wave that could spell the end for these tough little predators.

Join the heroic quest for knowledge as Cosmos once again sets sail for the stars. Hosted by world-renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, this 13-part reboot of Carl ...

Join the heroic quest for knowledge as Cosmos once again sets sail for the stars. Hosted by world-renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, this 13-part reboot of Carl Sagan's ground-breaking series will venture to the new worlds that circle our suns, retrace our roots back to the hearts of distant stars, and travel across the universe for a vision of the cosmos on the grandest scale we know.

Powerful and heartening documentary series The World of Jenks showcases the lives of three inspirational people who, despite huge personal challenges, are living extraordinary ...

Powerful and heartening documentary series The World of Jenks showcases the lives of three inspirational people who, despite huge personal challenges, are living extraordinary lives. 25-year-old award-winning filmmaker Andrew Jenks spends a year in the everyday life of each of his inspiring subjects. Jenks begins his journey on a road trip with Chad, a 21-year-old with autism, a wicked sense of humour and a huge amount of life changes to tackle during his graduating year.

Vitamins and the supplement industry

Critique the "sense and nonsense" of the global $100 billion vitamin and supplement industry with Derek Muller in Vitamania. Then test your knowledge of importance of vitamins in our diets and the history of the business.

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